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Highland High School Scholarship List

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative


·         Must have demonstrated service to the LGBT community

·         Be a resident of northern or central California

·         Complete high school by June 30th, 2019

·         Plan to attend or have begun attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2019

Apply online

January 31, 2019





The Elks National Foundation


·         2019 Legacy Award Contest

·         A high school senior who is the child or grandchild of an Elks member

Apply online

February 1, 2019

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship



·         Be a high school senior and US citizen

·         Plan to attend an accredited and approved four year institution in the US

·         Show leadership potential

·         Demonstrate a dedication to community service

·         Evidence of financial need

·         Minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on math and critical reading or composite ACT score of 21


Apply online

February 1, 2019

Association of California School Administrators

·         At least one parent must be an ACSA member

Application in Career Center

February 8, 2019

2019 Lincoln Day Essay

·         Open to all high school seniors

·         Essay must be 400-500 words.

Application in Career Center

February 12, 2019

Bill of Rights Institute


·         Open to all US citizens or legal residents

·         No younger than 14 and no older than 19

·         Attend school in grades 8-12 in public, private, religious or charter.  GED and home school eligible to apply

Apply online

February 14, 2019

The 2019 Beverage Industry College Scholarship Program


·         California high school senior who plans on attending a four year university beginning, Fall 2019.

·         Parent or grandparent must be employed with California Beverage License Company or owns business with valid liquor license (restaurant, grocery/retail grocer, club and etc.)

Apply online

February 15, 2019

Flavorful Futures Scholarship



·         Be a US citizen

·         High school senior

·         Minimum 2.5 GPA

·         Must enroll for Fall 2019 as a freshman full or part time.

·         Must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its customers


Apply online

February 15, 2019

Shui Kuen & Allen Chin Scholarship



·         Past/present worker in Asian restaurant (or child of)

·         Open to all ethnicities

·         Record of community advocacy and social justice

·         Incoming freshman

·         Financial Need

Apply online

February 26, 2019

GFWC/Women’s Club of Bakersfield

·         Minimum GPA 3.0 and maximum 4.0 (NO EXCEPTIONS)

·         Be a full time student

·         Community and volunteer services

·         2 recommendation letters (counselor/teacher)

·         Essay of goals, work history, community service and extra-curricular activities

Application in Career Center

March 1, 2019

Tri Counties Bank Endowed Scholarship


·         Minimum GPA of 2.5

·         Pell grant eligible

·         Be an undergraduate student the fall semester following high school graduation








Apply online

March 13, 2019

Italian Catholic Federation



·         Total cumulative GPA (3 ½ years)of at least 3.2 and meet all of the requirements in either #1 or #2

·         #1 Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where branches of the Federation are established or

·         #2 If either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where branches of Federation are established- membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for #2

Apply online

March 15, 2019

Corti Family Agricultural Fund Scholarship



·         High school senior of a high school located in Kern County

·         Plan to major in Agricultural or an Agriculture-related field (Forestry and Agriculture Education majors are not eligible

·         Minimum 2.0

·         Financial need

·         Plan to attend full-time to an accredited two or four year college, university, or technical college located in the U.S.



Apply online

March 15, 2019

Howard and Mamie Nichols Scholarship



·         High school senior  of a high school located in Kern County

·         Must demonstrate traits of good character, motivation and seriousness of purpose

·         Plan on attending any accredited two or four year college, university, technical, trade or professional school located in the U.S.

Apply online

March 15, 2019

Caners Foundation

·         All high school seniors who are entering college in a horticulture- related field






Application in Career Center

March 15, 2019


Alpha Delta Kappa-Theta Chapter

·         High Stand in Citizenship, community service and academics

·         Must have graduated from the following junior high or middle school: Cato, Chipman, Compton, Curran, Downtown, Emerson, Sequoia, Sierra, Stiern or Washington.

Application in Career Center

March 29, 2019

Caltrans District 6/Central Region

·         Be a graduating high school senior from District 6/Central Region (Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera and Tulare counties)

·         GPA of 2.5 or better

·         Plan to attend a university or junior college, or trade school

·         Plan to pursue a career in the following field (See career center for list) or other related transportation field

Application in Career Center

March 29, 2019

Sara Takii Scholarship

·         Must enroll to a community college, four year university or vocational school

·         Must be female

·         Be a U.S. citizen

·         Registered or pre-registered Republican


Application in Career Center

April 1, 2019

Assistance League Bakersfield


·         Graduating high school senior entering a 2-year community college or four-year college/university

·         Minimum GPA 3.0

·         Financial need

·         Community involvement

·         Copy of SAR report

·         Resident of Kern County, California

Application in Career Center

April 12, 2019

Harvey L. Hall/Hall Ambulance Service, Inc.


·         Minimum 3.0 GPA

·         Must be planning to enroll as first year, full-time student at an accredited college or university in medical field.

Application in Career Center

April 12, 2019

2019 Steps For Change Scholarship


·         Completed scholarship application

·         Official transcript

·         One letter of recommendation

·         A one minute video on How would you value yourself?

Apply online

April 15, 2019

2019 Student View Scholarship Program



·         Log on and complete a 15-20 minute survey

Apply online

April 22, 2019

Lapiz Family Scholarship



·         Past/present farm or migrant farm worker (or child of)

·         Incoming freshman

·         Financial need

Apply online

April 26, 2019

Officer David Nelson Memorial Scholarship

·         Graduating Bakersfield high school senior

·         Minimum 3.0

·         Must be going into the public service field (law enforcement, fire etc) of study

Application in Career Center

April 1, 2019

Architecture Scholarship

·         A graduating high school Senior

·         Must attend a San Joaquin Valley High School

·         3.0 GPA or higher

·         Must be planning on attending Cal poly Tech, San Luis Obispo, and majoring in Architecture



Application in Career Center

May 1, 2019

By 5 pm

National Future Farmers of America


·         Partnered with several programs

·         Apply online

Apply online

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Golden Door Scholars


·         DACA and undocumented high school students

·         High academic records 3.0 GPA

Apply online

Check given Fall 2019