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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 2013

Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015

George Goto Athletic Scholarship

$500 Award 

3.0 GPA Required
Physical Education/Coaching (high school or college) major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2014
  • Must enroll in 12 units at a four year college Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013

**Pick up special application from the Financial Aid Office**

Harold Cox Memorial Scholarship

$250 Award 

3.0 GPA Required
Math or Engineering major required

  • Must complete budget information

Must have completed 48 or more college units by the end of Fall 2013

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 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015

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 2014
  • Must enroll in 9 units at a four year college Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed more than 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013

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 2014
  • Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

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 2014
  • Must enroll in 12 units for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • Must be an AA/AS degree recipient at the end of Spring 2014
  • 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 2014
  • Must enroll in at least 12 college units Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed more than 36 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for 2014-2015
  • 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: teaching, criminal justice, electronics, health careers, fire technology, human development, nursing, nutrition and food science, veterinary science, environmental horticulture or agricultural science.

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled at Sierra College Spring 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year university or technical college for entire 2014-2015 school year pursuing a major that leads to a credential or certification
  • Areas of study may include but not limited to the following: teaching, health careers, technology careers, veterinary science and agricultural science
  • APPLICANTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED A MINIMUM OF 24 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 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be a member of a historically underrepresented group as defined by the Sierra College New Legacy Committee: African American, Latino/a, Chicano/a or Native American/Alaskan Native
  • Must complete the New Legacy Scholarship Question 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 2013 and Spring 2014
  • Must enroll in 12 college units Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed 36 or more units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • 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 (related to beef) major required

  • Do not complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College or have graduated by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must enroll in 12 college units Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must have completed a minimum of 36 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • 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 2014
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015

Raymond Underhill Scholarship

$250 Award 

3.0 GPA Required in all Physical and Biological Science Classes
Anatomy, Astronomy, Botany, Earth Science, Microbiology, Physiology, Meteorology, Paleontology, Physical Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology or Geography major required

  • Must complete budget information
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2014 or must have at least 8 units in sciences curses (either completed or be enrolled in)
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • Must have contributed to the Science Department at Sierra College

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 2014 and Spring 2015
  • 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 2014
  • Must enroll in 12 units for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • 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 2014
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must enroll in 6 units at a four year college during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Tahoe Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

$1,000 Award 

3.0 GPA Required in your major (not overall GPA)
Agriculture 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 2014 or Spring 2015 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 2014
  • Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of 2014-2015
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013

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 12 units at Sierra College Spring 2014
  • Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of Fall 2013
  • Must be a Sierra College athlete transferring to a four year college 2014-2015
  • Must have completed athletic eligibility by June 1, 2014

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