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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 the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of the payment period

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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in 12 units at a four year college Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period

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 the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four-year college fall and Spring semesters of the payment period

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 semester of the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period

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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in 9 units at a four year college Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed more than 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period

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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in 6 units at Sierra College Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period

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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in at least 12 college units Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed more than 36 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
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 semester of the application period
Must be transferring to a four year university or technical college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period 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 and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
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

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 and Spring semesters of the application period
Must enroll in 12 college units Fall and Spring semsters of the payment period
Must have completed 36 or more units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for both semesters of Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
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 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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in 12 college units Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed a minimum of 36 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
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 semester of the application period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be transferring to a four year college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period

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 semester of the application period 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 Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have volunteered for or contributed to the natural sciences at Sierra College or the Sierra College Natural History Museum.

Sasha Brown Basketball Scholarship

$1,000 Award 
3.0 GPA Required
No specific major required
Do not complete budget information
Must be a Sierra College Woman Basketball Play that will have used up her Sierra College basketball eligibility by June 1 of the payment period
Must be transferring to a four year college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period

Soroptimist International 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 semester of the application period
Must enroll in 12 units for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must be transferring to a four year college for Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
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 semester of the application period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must enroll in 6 units at a four year college during Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period

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 or Spring semesters of the payment period AND must be taking at least 2 AG classes

Wolverine Athletic Association Scholarship

(2) $500 Awards (one for female; one 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 semester of the application period
Must have completed at least 48 college units by the end of the Fall semester prior to the application period
Must be a Sierra College athlete transferring to a four year college Fall and Spring semesters of the payment period
Must have completed athletic eligibiliy at Sierra College by the end of Spring semester of the application period

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