- COS Scholarship Application
Due: November 27
Award Amount: $100-$10,000
Complete one, online application to apply for all College of the Sequoias scholarships. Scholarship awards are academically based and non-renewable. Preference will be given to any high school or college student who has demonstrated leadership in the classroom, campus, or through community service. The application and directions to apply can be found at COS.edu/Scholarships. All seniors who are planning on attending COS are encouraged to apply. If you would like more information or have questions regarding the COS Scholarship Application, please call 730-3878. Please note, if you have not yet completed your COS application for admission, you can still apply for scholarships but will need to do so via Scholarship Manager. You will create an account under incoming students and log in on subsequent visits under returning users. Seniors who already have a COS Banner ID will log in via Banner Web by selecting student services and financial aid, then scholarship manager.
- Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan
Due: Submit a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form by March 2
Award Amount: covers UC tuition and fees
If you are planning on attending a UC campus and are concerned about the cost, please make sure to learn about the Blue and Gold opportunity plan. The Blue and Gold opportunity plan will cover education and student services fees if you are a California resident whose family earns less than $80,000 a year and you qualify for financial aid. To learn further details on the Blue and Gold plan please be sure to visit the following link: http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/financial-aid/grants/blue-gold/index.html
eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Award Amount: $6,000
eQuality Scholarship Collaborative is pleased to announce its 30th annual scholarship program. In 2019, eQuality awarded 23 scholarships totaling $138,000 to graduating high school students, as well as community college transfer, nursing, and medical students.
In order to apply for the high school scholarship you must meet the following criteria: be a resident of Northern or Central California, have completed or complete high school or equivalent between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2020, and plan to attend or have begun attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2020. Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community.
The eligibility requirements are somewhat different for the health care scholarships, as are the community college transfer and nursing scholarship requirements. Please visit link below for additional details and to complete an application:
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Award Amount: up to $30,000 - 4 years
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
- Be a graduating, minority high school senior
- Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
- Show leadership potential
- Demonstrate a dedication to community service
- Present evidence of financial need
- Be a United States Citizen
- Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
- Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship
To learn more about the Jackie Robinson Foundation and scholarship, please visit the website below: