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Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 12 and Homepage

Senior: All of these scholarships can be found on the CCC Scholarship page.  Extra copies of scholarship applications are in a Scholarship Binder in the CCC. 


Chen Foundation Scholarship Program  - Deadline March 29th (10) $2,000 Renewable Scholarships for High School Seniors Planning to Attend a California State University or a California Community College.


AHS Scholarships - Deadline is April 28th (turn all scholarship materials to Ms. Gwen in the CCC) Please read the eligibility criteria on the scholarship page for each:

  1. Alice B. Hansen Scholarship (10 offered)
  2. Margaret McElhinnie Rotanzi Scholarship 
  3. Abraham & Sarah Kofman Alameda Times-Star Journalism Scholarship
  4. Beatrice B. Barrett Scholarship
  5. Cox Hollywood Scholarship   
  6. Marlene and Steve Kofman  Scholarship 
  7. Paul Hardy Parker Scholarship  
  8. Sally Gallagher Scholarship

Soledad Fernandez Scholarship - Filipino descent (Full to 50% Filipino) Deadline April 1st

Alpha Nu Omega Chapter Scholarship - Deadline April 3rd   

Kiwanis Club of Alameda - Deadline April 14th 

Oscar Grant Foundation Scholarship - Deadline June 1st

Coliseum Foundation Scholarships - Deadline April 30th

Alameda Chinese Club - Deadline May 5th

Chinese Acacia Club Scholarship Fund - Deadline June 9th

Rotary Club of Alameda Scholarship - Deadline April 28th ( they offer vocational as well as academic scholarships)


More scholarships are listed on the Scholarship page!!!



Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/22/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

The mission of the CLYLP is to enhance and further develop the leadership potential of California’s youth as they prepare to become the future leaders of our state and nation. CLYLP offers the Leadership Conference and Bay Area Institute for 10th & 11th graders - Application Deadline for both is April 19, 2017


Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/21/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Laney College is having its Career and Technical Education Open House on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10am to 2:00pm. Most of our CTE programs ranging from machining and carpentry to culinary arts and cosmetology, plus many more will have their doors open to the public. There will be tours and demos. New this year-we will have an employer panel and enrollment workshops for counselors. We are also providing lunch as supplies last and there will be raffle prizes. Adults and youth are welcome. We ask everyone who would like to attend to please register at the link below. It is also on the attached flier. Please note that registering does not sign you up for a stipend. It's just to give us a head count. Please see instructions below on how to sign up for the stipend. 



Registration link:

Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/20/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Alameda Education Foundation Summer Camp Internships 

This is a great opportunity to earn volunteer hours and work with camp instructors and kids over the summer.  This will look great on your college applications.

What does it involve?

Interns will work alongside the camp instructors during our half-day summer camps.  You will assist the instructor in providing extra supervision for the camp participants and provide hands-on assistance to the children who may need extra help in completing any activities.

  • Camps will be held at Haight School, 2025 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda.
  • Camps are held from June 26 – July 28, 2017 (no camps July 4).   You are on site from 8.15am – 12.45pm or 12:45pm – 4:15pm.
  • Internships require a 2-week commitment, but weeks do not have to be consecutive.

We will be offering a variety of camps including science, robotics, drawing, guitar, sewing, circus and many more.  A full list of our camps can be found by clicking here.

Applicants must be between 14 – 17 years old.  Register by April 14, 2017 by completing the online application form.


Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/16/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Ron Brow Scholars Program is announcing the opening of the Guided Pathways Support (GPS) Program's application for 2017. The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) helps African-American juniors and seniors navigate the path to top colleges by directing students to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. GPS teaches students how to prepare for, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college.

How to apply? 

Students must apply online through the GPS website:

The application for 2017-2018 academic year will open March 1, 2017. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Accepted students should expect to be notified on a rolling basis no later than July 15, 2017.

What are the application requirements? 

Students are required to submit a completed online application, a letter of recommendation, an unofficial high school transcript and two brief essays.

Who should apply? 

To be eligible, students must:

  • be a current high school sophomore or junior at the time of application. Please note that high school seniors who will be enrolling in college in fall 2017 are ineligible to apply.
  • have a strong academic record
  • have demonstrated leadership and active involvement at school and/or in the community
  • be African American.
  • this is a competitive application pool.
Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/15/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage


The Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health at Stanford University is a four day conference led by the Asian Liver Center at the Stanford University School of Medicine. High school students come from all over the world to sharpen their leadership skills for effecting change in local, national, and global communities. 
Conference participants will meet other students interested in making a difference in public health. Leading medical experts, professors, and policymakers will speak on issues of Asian and Pacific Islander health. Students will also have the opportunity to apply the skills they gain and work together in a team outreach project.

Conference Dates: August 2-5, 2017

APPLICATION DETAILS: (competitive applicant pool)
The application consists of four parts.

  1. YLC participant application. Due on Friday, March 31, 2017, at 11:55:00 PM PST.
  2. $450 check to cover conference fees OR Financial Aid Application. Postmarked no later than Monday, April 3, 2017.
  3. Recommendation form. Submitted via online form no later than Friday, March 31, 2017, at 11:55:00 PM PST.
  4. Optional application for the Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) Scholarship to cover for the full conference fee. Due with the YLC participant application and submitted via the same online form.

​Contact the YLC Planning Committee ( to request financial aid instructions for a waiver of the conference fees. This is awarded based on financial need only.
We strongly recommend you work in an external word processing file and paste your responses into the online form when you are ready to submit, as Google Forms cannot save your application progress.
Decisions will be sent out by Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/8/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

14th Annual High School Outreach Conference
When? Saturday, April 29, 2017  8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
Where? UCSF Medical Sciences Building
513 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143
Who? Over 300 high school students from the bay area
Why? Spend the day talking to medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and graduate students at UCSF. Try it for yourself with hands on demos from each school! Plus, it’s FREE!

Registration Link 

Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/6/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 12 and Homepage

Planning to attend or pursue a degree in a Career Technical Ed. field next fall?  There are scholarships for you!

Cosmetology - Great Clips provides over $100,000 in scholarships and professional tools to cosmetology students each year! The scholarship award and professional tools are valued between $250 - $1,500. All applications must be received on the Site by March 31, 2017.  Application Link

Vocational Grants - CA Elks Lodges offers grants to students planning to pursue an eligible vocational/technical (voc/tech) course resulting in a certificate or two-year degree and leading to employment opportunities. Application Link

College JumpStart Scholarship - High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student; Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S. Application Link
Culinary Arts - CanFit Scholarships requirements: Enrollment in a culinary arts college in California. Ethnic student affiliation of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.Prior completed units (or equivalent) of college credits not necessary to apply. Application Link





Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/3/17

Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Alameda Education Foundation is offering courses on the SAT and ACT during spring break, separate courses for the SAT and ACT during the summer, and a personal statement course in August.  See the flyer here for more details. 

Posted by: Kelly Gregor
Published: 2/28/17