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Scholarships

EMPD SCHOLARSHIP (EL MONTE PROMISE FOUNDATION)

The El Monte Police Officers Association in collaboration with the El Monte Promise Foundation is proud to present the first 
"Remembering Our Heroes" essay scholarship contest.  A total of 8 $500.00 scholarships will be awarded to seniors who plan on enrolling full-time to a two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2016-2017 academic year or entering the U.S. Armed services.

 

Applications are due: January 25,2016 and are only accepted electronically.  Applications will be accepted via email to:

 

c.davila@promisenow.org 

 

Please put "Remembering Our Heroes Scholars Essay"  on the subject line.  In the body of the email please include the following and attach to the essay:

  • Name
  • School
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email
  • List of colleges applied

Any questions, please see Mrs.Valadez in Guidance. Click on link below for scholarship information.  Application is available in the Guidance lobby.

 

http://promisenow.org/remembering-our-heroes-scholarship/

RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES (RMHC) SCHOLARSHIP 2016

Seniors:

 

I strongly encourage you to apply to one of the four scholarships offered by the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).  If you meet the following eligibility requirements, you can apply online.  

 

To apply for a RMHC scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a high school senior
  • Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study
  • Be a legal U.S. resident
  • Have a minimum 2.7 GPA

The 4 types of scholarships available include:

  1. RMHC Scholars:  All students are eligible to apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
  2. RMHC Asia:  Applicant must have at least one parent of Asian Pacific heritage.
  3. RMHC African-American Future Achievers: Applicant must have at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage.
  4. RMHC HACER:  Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage.

*YOU ARE ONLY ABLE TO APPLY FOR ONE SCHOLARSHIP AND IT CAN BE DONE ONLINE.  SEE LINK BELOW TO APPLY ONLINE.  THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 20, 2016.

*See Mrs.Valadez in Guidance, if you have any questions.

 

http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships

8th Annual Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship

 

The "Que Llueva Cafe" Scholarship aims to support the dreams, hopes and aspirations of college bound undocumented students so that they can earn their college education and allow for all their hard work and sacrifice to persevere.  This scholarship program strives to make a world of difference.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • must be of Chicano/Latino descent
  • must be an undocumented student
  • must be enrolling for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • demonstrate financial need

Application Materials to submit:​​

  • application 
  • one letter of recommendation
  • personal statement
  • copy of high school transcript

Application must be postmarked by February 27, 2016 and mailed to:

 

Chicano Organizing and Research in Education (CORE)

Attn: Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship

P.O. Box 160144

Sacramento, CA 95816

 

Application is available in the Guidance office.  If you have any questions, see Mrs.Valadez in Guidance.

The Giuseppe "Joe" Valsi Scholarship 2015

Seniors:

You are very fortunate to have Mr.Valsi, a former teacher from Kranz Jr. High School offer you an opportunity to apply for this yearly scholarship in honor of his Uncle Joe.  This year Mr. Valsi will be awarding scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each.

To apply, you must submit the following:

  • application with essay
  • resume
  • unofficial transcripts

Deadline to submit:  Monday, May 11, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. to Mrs.Burgess in the Guidance office.

Applications are available in the Guidance lobby.

 

 

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