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AAUW Roseville – South Placer Branch Scholarship

$1500.00 Award (scholarship is renewable each year of college)
3.0 GPA
No specific major required
Must complete budget form
Must be a re-entry women with financial need
Must currently be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must have completed at least 12 college units by Fall 2014
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must be a resident of Placer County, preferably South Placer County

Antelope Grange #161 Scholarship

(2) $500 Awards
2.5 GPA Required
Nursing, Public Safety, Fire Fighting, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Home Economics, Mining, Horticulture, Ecology or Soil Conservation major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 9 units at Sierra College during Spring 2015
Must enroll in 9 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed at least 9 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Billy Hanley Memorial - P.I.R.S

$1,000 Award
2.0 GPA Required
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 6 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014
Must have a disability

Central Valley New Car Dealer Association Automotive Scholarship

(4) $1,000 Awards
3.0 GPA Required 
Automotive major required
Do not complete budget information
Must have completed 12 units of automotive coursework by the end of Spring 2015
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College Fall 2015
Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College Spring 2016
By Fall 2015, must be employed by a member of Central Valley New Car Dealers Association

Donner Garden Club of Auburn Scholarship

(2) $200 Awards
3.0 GPA Required
Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture or Watershed Ecology major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 10 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must enroll in 10 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Herman and Lorena Donsted Scholarship

(5) $500 Awards
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be a new college student with 0 to 5 units completed by the end of Fall 2014
Priority given to a Nevada County resident; otherwise Placer County resident will be given consideration
Priority given to high school senior from Nevada County; otherwise Placer County high school senior
One scholarship each to a member of Demolay, Rainbow Girls, and Jobs Daughters
Must enroll at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Marvin L. Merryman Scholarship for Incoming Student

$250 Award
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014 Must submit three recommendations
* College Representative
* Community Representative
* Student's Choice

New Legacy - New Student Scholarship

No specific GPA Required 
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be a new college student enrolled in a minimum of 9 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must be a member of a historically underrepresented group as defined by the Sierra College New Legacy Committee:
Black/African American, Chicano/Mexican American/Latino, or Native American/Alaskan Native.
Must complete New Legacy Scholarship Question found in online scholarship application.

Otto Ruud Memorial Scholarship

$200 Award
2.0 GPA Required 
Agriculture major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014
Must submit two letters of recommendation from Agriculture Instructors
It is suggested that the student have completed a Public Speaking Course

Sierra College Board of Trustees Scholarship for a New College Student

$500 Award
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 12 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Sierra College Staff Scholarship

(10) $500 Awards
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be an incoming Freshman
Must be a Sierra College District Resident who graduated from one of the High Schools in the Sierra College District (not to exceed one scholarship per high school)
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Sierra College Student Equity Scholarship

Varying Amount
2.5 GPA Required
No specific major required
Must complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014
Must enroll in 12 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must meet student equity plan definition

Jonelle Hansen Memorial Scholarship

$250 Award
Music major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 6 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014 (preference given to incoming freshman)

Vincent V. Livingston Scholarship

$500 Award
2.5 GPA Required
Construction Technology or Architectural major required
Must complete budget information
Must be enrolled in 9 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
Must have completed 0 to 29 college units by the end of Fall 2014
Must enroll in 9 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

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