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American Association of University Women

American Association of University Women/Nevada County Branch

$1000 Award
3.0 GPA Required 
Must declare a major

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be female residing in Western Nevada County
  • Must have completed more than 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016

George Goto Athletic Scholarship

$500 Award 

2.5 GPA Required
Physical Education or Education (Teaching) major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 12 units at a four year college Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Harold and Antoinette Cox Memorial Scholarship

$250 Award 

3.0 GPA Required
Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Math major required

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must have completed 48 or more college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four-year college fall 2015 and spring 2016

Jon Rothrock Memorial Scholarship

$1,500 Award

3.0 GPA Required
Business Administration major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must have completed more than 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016

Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Scholarship

$500 Award

3.0 GPA Required
Animal Health Sciences major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 9 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 9 units at a four year college Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed more than 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Loren Orr Scholarship

$300 Award

3.0 GPA Required  
Drama major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Marvin L. Merryman Scholarship

Marvin L. Merryman Scholarship For Transferring Student

$500 Award 
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 12 units for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Must be an AA/AS degree recipient at the end of Spring 2015
  • Must submit three letters of recommendation

* College Representative
* Community Representative
* Student's Choice

Michael Files Memorial Scholarship

Michael Files Memorial Scholarship for A Transferring Student

$1,000 Award
2.5 GPA Required
English or History major required

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in at least 12 college units Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed more than 36 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for 2015-2016
  • Must be learning disabled or physically disabled and receiving services from Sierra College

Nevada City 49er Rotary Scholarship

(2) $2,500 Awards 

3.0 GPA Required
Vocational, Career, Technical major 
* Areas of study may include but not limited to the following: agricultural science, applied art & design, business, communiication studies, computers, criminal justice, electronics, environmental horticulture, fire technology, health careers, human development/early childhood education, mechatronics, natural sciences, nursing, nutrition and food science, teaching, or veterinary science.

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must be transferring to a four year university or technical college for entire 2015-2016 school year pursuing a major that leads to a credential or certification
  • APPLICANTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED A MINIMUM OF 12 UNITS AT THE NEVADA COUNTY CAMPUS OF SIERRA COLLEGE

New Legacy Transfer Student Scholarship

$1,000 Award 

2.5 GPA Required
No specific major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 9 units at a college or university during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • 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 the New Legacy essay within the online scholarship application

Patricia A. Bryant Memorial Scholarship

$250 Award

3.0 GPA - Transferable  
Elementary Education major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2014
  • Must enroll in 15 units at Sierra College Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 24 transferable units

California Retired Teachers Association

Placer Division of California Retired Teachers Association

$1,000 Award
3.0 GPA Required
Must be planning to pursue a career in teaching

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must have enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 12 college units Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed 36 or more units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Attach an essay of not more than 250 words stating reasons for seeking a career in education and explain how he/she feels personally suited for such a career
  • Must have 2 letters of recommendation – one letter from a Sierra College Instructor/Counselor, and one letter from employer if applicant is employed

Placer/Nevada Cattlewomen Agriculture

Placer/Nevada Cattlewomen Agriculture Transferring Student Scholarship

$1,000 Award 
3.0 GPA Required
Agriculture, Watershed Ecology, or Environmental Studies and Sustainability major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College or have graduated by the end of Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 12 college units Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must have completed a minimum of 36 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Must be a Sierra College District Resident

Ray and Kathy Giles Excellence Award

$400 Award

3.0 GPA Required
Social Sciences or Journalism/Communication

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016

Raymond Underhill Scholarship

$250 Award 

3.0 GPA Required
Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Biological Sciences, Natural Science, Physics, Chemistry, Geology or Geography major required

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015 or must have at least 8 units in sciences courses (either completed or be enrolled in)
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Must have volunteered for or contributed to the natural sciences at Sierra College or the Sierra College Natural History Museum.

Sierra College Foundation - Outstanding Student

Sierra College Foundation - Outstanding Student Award Endowment

$2,500 Award

3.5 GPA Required
No specific major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be nominated by Faculty Member (must attach faculty nomination form to application)
  • Must be transferring to a 4 year university Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Demonstrated leadership on campus, involved in community service and active in various clubs and/or activities on campus
  • Written essay required

Soroptimist International Scholarship

Soroptimist International of Auburn Scholarship

$500 Award 
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must enroll in 12 units for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Must submit letter of personal goals

Susan B. Anthony Scholarship

$500 Award

3.0 GPA Required
Art, Applied Art, Photography, Humanities, Education, Social Science major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 6 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must enroll in 6 units at a four year college during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Tahoe Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

$1,000 Award 

3.0 GPA Required in your major (not overall GPA)
Agriculture, Watershed Ecology, or Environmental Studies and major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must have completed a minimum of 30 transferable units
  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 3 units at Sierra College or if a midyear transfer, must be currently enrolled as a full time AG major and be taking at least 2 AG classes
  • Must enroll in at least 3 units or be transferring to a four year college for Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 AND must be taking at least 2 AG classes

The Harry Houpis Memorial Scholarship

$500 Award

3.0 GPA Required  
Physics major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2015-2016
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014

Wolverine Athletic Association Scholarship

(4) $500 Awards (two for female; two for male)

3.0 GPA Required  
No specific major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 9 units at Sierra College Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2014
  • Must be a Sierra College athlete transferring to a four year college 2015-2016
  • Must have completed athletic eligibiliy at Sierra College by the end of Spring 2015

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