Scholarships

The Elk Grove Regional Scholarship Foundation has opened it's application for locally funded Scholarships for area High School Seniors.  

Deadline to Apply is January 29, 2020

In 2019, The EG Regional Scholarship Foundation awarded 161 scholarships totaling $252,010 to students in the Elk Grove area.  
Use this Instructional Guide for important information on how to access and complete the online EGRSF Scholarship Application: Guide to Completing the EGRSF Online Application.docx It is important that students read the instructions before completing the application. 
Visit the website to review scholarship opportunities and complete your application at
www.elkgroversf.org


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Where To Look For Scholarships....

Look beyond colleges and universities for scholarships. Educational funding in the private sector has increased dramatically in recent years. Many organizations offer scholarships, including:

  • State & local governments
  • Businesses
  • Employers
  • Clubs
  • Associations
  • High schools
  • Civic Groups
  • Church & religious organizations
  •  Trade associations
  •  Labor unions
  •  Political parties
  • Military Associations
  • Private foundations
  •  Private charities
  • Ethnic organizations

Monthly scholarship lists are posted on the Scholarship Board in the Career Center and can be accessed on the Sheldon Schoolloop website through the provided links. Lists are continually updated.

Students can print out applications that are available online by going to the individual scholarship websites posted on the monthly lists, or request printed copies of scholarship applications in the Career Center.

Please note that new scholarship opportunities arrive every week.

Check the monthly lists on this page on a regular basis to keep current on available scholarships. 

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Online Scholarship Directories

www.saltmoney.org Scholarship Search
www.fastweb.com The largest free database of scholarships
www.finaid.org SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
www.cappex.com  
http://www.highfivescholarships.com/  
www.collegenet.com/mach25  
www.scholarshiphelp.org  
http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory/  
www.collegeboard.com  
www.apiasf.org Asian and Pacific Islanders American Scholarship Fund
www.uncf.org United Negro College Fund
www.collegefund.org American Indian College Fund
www.indian-affairs.org Association on American Indian Affairs
www.hsf.net Latino Scholarships
www.latinocollegedollars.org Latino Scholarships
www.hispanicfund.org Latino Scholarships
www.maldef.org Latino Scholarships
www.hispanicscholar.org Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
www.gmsp.org Gates Millennium Scholars
www.todaysmilitary.org Military Scholarships

Monthly Scholarship Lists

February 2020 Scholarship List.pdf

January 2020 Scholarship List.pdf

December 2019 Scholarship List.pdf

November 2019 Scholarships.pdf

Student Data Sheet
Need a Letter of Recommendation? Download and complete the attached Senior Data Sheet and give to your letter writer to provide them with helpful details for your Letter of Recommendation. When asking for a Letter of Recommendation, be sure to allow plenty of time for writing it! (2-3 weeks)


Helpful Handouts From CollegeBoard


Tips for Letters of Recommendation - For Students-001.pdf

Tips for Letters of Recommendation - For Teachers.pdf

Tips for Letters of Recommendation - For Counselors.pdf

 

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