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Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA)


The CACA will be awarding at least six (6) $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors with outstanding academic, social service achievements and financial need. You must be a graduating senior, of Chinese descent, an Alameda County resident and planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college in Fall 2015. Deadline is May 2. To apply, print the application from the Career Center Scholarship and Grants page or stop by the College and Career Center for an application today!

NE Center for Investigative Reporting

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting's Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop is a perfect opportunity for US and international high school students to learn more about journalism, and ...more

Faces Summer Medical Academy

Founded in 2005, the FACES Summer Medical Academy (FSMA) is a tuition-based, intensive summer experience designed to expose high school students to the fields of medicine, nursing, and allied health ...more

Metropolitan Transportation High School Internship Program

MTC Summer High School Internship opportunities are now available throughout the 9 Bay Area counties. We welcome students of all abilities to apply to the jobs available in his/her county. Find the internship opportunities and submit an online application by Sunday, March 8th.

Each year MTC sponsors a High School Internship Program. The purpose of the program is to introduce high school students (in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade) to career opportunities in the field of transportation, to show them how public transportation agencies play an overall part in the community, county, and regional transportation operations, and to provide MTC’s transportation partners (such as traffic engineers at city and county public works departments or planners at transit agencies) with assistance.

The program was conceived of by MTC's Minority Citizens Advisory Committee to encourage young people who might not otherwise consider a career in transportation to do so. Students of all races and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Semifreddi's is Hiring

Semifreddi.pngBakery and Sanitation Team Members for Semifreddi’s in Alameda
Family-owned Semifreddi’s Bakery is in search of full time employees with a strong work ethic to join our Team. No experience is required for most positions. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), which may require working nights*, early mornings*, and on weekends as part of the regular workweek, based on the company’s needs.

This Week in the College and Career Center

Thursday, February 19 there will be a presentation on the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in the College and Career Center at 1:30. There will be give-a-ways. Students will have the opportunity to tour the school in March, learn about career paths in aviation and enjoy a free lunch. Don’t forget to pick up a speaker's pass.

Monday, February 23 there will be a presentation on the Peralta colleges from a College of Alameda expert in the Media Center at 11:11am. Students will hear about dual enrollment, signing up for the Peralta colleges and have a chance to win cool prizes. This presentation is the first step in signing up for community college. *****This year students who want to attend the College of Alameda will be able to enroll, register, take the assessment test and have their counseling appointments right here on the Alameda High School Campus. This is great news as essentially, COA is coming to you! But to be in the know you should attend Monday’s session during 4th period. Don’t forget to grab a speaker’s pass.

SAT/ACT Cram Session for March 3 and 14 Test Dates

Get the Edge You Need to Get the Score You Want. Enroll in our FREE 90-minute online cram sessions to quickly prepare for the
March 3rd ACT and March 14th SAT. We’ll give you the important tools you ...more

Omega Psi Phi Scholarship


The Sigma lota Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. offers financial support to African-American High School Seniors who plan to continue their education at a four (4) year university or college. For additional information email or call (415) 298-5760. Stop by the College and Career Center to pick up a copy of your application. Applications due April 1, 2015. 

FAME Internship in NYC


∆ΣΘ Berkeley Bay Area Alumnae Chapter

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Delta Sigma theta Sorority, Inc. awards scholarships to accomplished local high school students seeking higher education from an accredited four-year university. Scholarship recipients are rewarded for their commitment to scholastic achievement, community service and leadership. Applicants are encouraged to express personal experiences 

This scholarship is open to all students; however, African American students are the primary focus. Although the emphasis is placed on four-year institutions, applications will be accepted from students who plan to attend a community college for financial reasons. The amount of the award will vary according to the need of the student. The award is intended to supplement other financial resources. Click here to apply. 

Visionary Scholarship Award

Scholarship Amount: $1000 to $5000

Eligibility: Open to high school freshmen through seniors to help fund the first year of college. Students must write a 500-word essay and submit their report card. Online Application

Asian Pacific Islander for Professional & Community Advancement Award


For the 2015 APCA Scholarship Program, we will award 19 national scholarships worth $2000 each. One national scholarship will be reserved for children or dependents of APCA members. Applicants who are not awarded a national scholarship will be considered for state scholarships. Click here for more information and to apply. 

Alameda Kiwanis Club


The Alameda Kiwanis Club is offering five (5) scholarships totally $32,000. The Alameda Kiwanis Foundation also grants scholarships to graduates of Alameda's High Schools for study at college, accredited trade school or university. Click here to apply


Masonic Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded annually by the California Masonic Foundation and have enabled thousands of students to attend college. The Masonic Scholarship Finder will guide you through four questions to determine your eligibility for various scholarships offered by Masonic-related organizations in California and throughout the U.S. Once you find a scholarship that interests you, you can submit a request for more information. Please begin by clicking here.

YFPA Scholarship Program

YFPA.jpgYoung Filipino's Professional Association has the objective of providing financial assistance to those deserving students who have excelled in school, exhibited leadership skills, and have chosen to seek higher education to pursue their career goals. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, educational and career goals, application and essay originality, grammar and organization, financial need, leadership experience, and a face-to-face interview. Click here to apply


Juniors Can Experience UC Berkeley for Free!

Experience Berkeley is a year-long UC readiness program aimed to increase the representation of Black, Latino, and Native American students at UC Berkeley.Click here to apply
The Program provides:

  • FREE one-on-one mentorship with Cal Students and Experience Berkeley Alumni
  • FREE resources that help improve personal statements and UC application
  • Connect with UCB staff and students including current admission officers
  • Become familiar with UCB campus and college life


Paid Federal Internship Opportunities

The Washington Center, in partnership with HBCU Connect, is excited to announce summer 2015 paid federal internships through the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative! This is a fully-funded and paid opportunity. There is no out-of-pocket cost for participation.  For more information click here, or click here to apply.  Deadline is February 18, 2015

College Sports Recruiting Scholarship

CollegeSportsScholarships.jpg    Write about a time you were the leader in an important moment on the field or in your community. Describe what you did and what you learned from that experience. The essay needs to be written in 1,000 words or less.

Email your essay along with your name, college or university, year of graduation and contact information (so we can notify the winner) to leadership@collegesportsscholarships.comAll entries are due by July 1st of 2015

Toyota / Steve Young Scholar–Athlete Award

 A $2,500 scholarship established in Steve Young's honor is awarded annually to one male and one female college-bound high school senior whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others. Click here for link to application

2015 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival


Community Service Scholarship 

  This scholarship is for graduating seniors of Japanese descent in Northern California. Students will be awarded scholarship on the basis of commitment to their community, written essays, academic achievement and personal character. Two winners will each receive $2,000 cash. Winners will participate in various Cherry Blossom Festival activities, including the Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Download application here. 

California-Hawaii Elks Scholarship for students with disabilities

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The California-Hawaii Elks major Project, Inc. is offering scholarship to students with disabilities.  This is a financial need-based and academic use scholarship.  Scholarship awards are normally $1,000 per year for community colleges and vocational schools and $2,000 per year for four year schools and universities.  Click here to apply. 

Student-View Scholarship


The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. 
It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need.

Tzu Chi Scholars

Tzu Chi Scholars Program

is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation ( to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of $1,000. Some Scholars may be further recognized for a gour-year scholarship total award up to $4,000.

Tzu Chi serves all who need assistance, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion.

The Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund


for students of VIETNAMESE, CAMBODIAN, LAOTIAN, MIEN, or HMONG ancestry

  • A total of $50,000 (fourteen $2,000 awards and $22,000 in additional awards of lesser amounts) in scholarships to eligible Southeast Asian American high school seniors in
    Northern California.
  • Apply by mail or online, Click Here
  • Applications must be received by MARCH 15, 2015.

Positive Change Alliance

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PCA awards scholarships of $1000 - $2000 to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor. Click here apply. 


Each year, SWE-GGS awards a number of scholarships to young Bay Area women graduating from high school and going on to pursue degrees in engineering and other related degrees. Our section has one of the top five scholarship programs as ranked against other SWE sections across the nation, awarding more than $10,000 each year to local students. click here to apply


Girls' Leadership Worldwide

Summer 2015

Applications are now available online, click here.


Did you know that each year, the Eleanor Roosevelt Center holds two exciting and transformational 9-day residential summer camp programs for teen girls (ages 14-16) who want to build leadership skills and make a difference in their own lives, their communities and the world?

Girls' Leadership Worldwide (GLW) program is a fun, interactive, inspirational and empowering residential summer leadership development program for teen girls that takes place in Hyde Park, New York.  Girls experience interactive workshops, field trips to New York City, the United Nations and other significant sites, while building supportive relationships with inspiring female leaders, mentors and peers.

Application Deadline is March 16, 2015. An opportunity like this is a terrible thing to miss -- please encourage your 9th & 10th grade girls to apply today!


Lewis Howard Latimer Scholarship

The Lewis Howard Latimer Scholarship gives African American high school students residing in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, or Solano counties scholarships in recognition of academic and civic achievement during the student’s high school years.  This is a one-year non-renewable award ranging from $500.00 - $2,000.  Stop by the College and Career Center for application/application information.

Junior Scholarship Opportunity

Junior Scholarship Opportunity

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2015 Children's Hospital Research Program for High School Students

chori.gifCHORI is a Student Research Program with the objective to provide clinical research training opportunities for High School students from disadvantaged backggrounds, racial and ethnic minorites, and others who are underrepresented in this field. Click here for more information or application materials. 

Italian Catholic Federation First Year Scholarship 2015

italian catholi federation.jpg Awards are $400 and recipients of an I.C.F First Year Scholarship will automatically become eligible to receive advanced scholarships for their 2nd, 3rd and 4th year (award increases each year). Click for more informaiton.

Education Summit/Cumbre Educativa

Si habla espanol! 510.885.3516

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CSU Long Beach President's Scholarship Program

The deadline to submit the application for the CSULB President’s Scholars Program is Friday, January 2, 2015. However, before you submit the scholarhisp program application, you must first apply to CSULB by November 30. 

PG&E General Scholarship

Click the flyer to apply for the PG&E general scholarship. PG&E also awards funds to students who have shown commitment to specific communities or causes. Check their website for scholarships for persons with disabilities as well as those who identify as Asian, Black, Latino, LGBQT, Filipino-American, Women and Veterans (and more). 


Office Assistant Job

The Child Unique Montessori School is looking for a part-time, office assistant. To get more information on how to apply, visit the College and Career Center bulletin board today!  

Contact Ms. LaTasha in the College and Career Center at 510-337-7016

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