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Local   Scholarships...Read   all   about   them   and   then   apply   by   March   25th


 The following scholarships are given by local organizations and/or businesses. Each donor   
     has their own committee that reads all applications sent to them and after careful  
  consideration they determine the recipient and winners will be recognized during the       
       awards night cermony on June 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

                   EACH APPLICATION PACKET MUST BE STAPLED IN THIS ORDER
                                                         1) Cover Page  
                                   2) Student Data and Accomplishments sheets
                   3) Copy of transcript     4) Two letters of Recommendation  5)Essay

                             
Updated as of March 10, 1999...You will be notified of any new scholarships or changes 


1. AMADOR COUNTY ARTIST ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
               TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must be an art (visual art) major or related career

2. AMADOR COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP
                      TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must attend a four-year college or university
                      Scholarship is based on scholastic aptitude, financial need, character
                      and citizenship, plus extra-curricular activities.


3. AMADOR LODGE NO. 65 F & M (competitive-between Amador and Argonaut)
        TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be a member of Amador County Rainbow girls, Job's
                                      Daugher, or Del Molay boys
                                       (b) must attend university or four year college

4. AMADOR COUNTY GEM AND MINERAL (competitive-district wide)
        TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be entering a two or four year college in the field of earth
                                       science.
                                       (b) must have a GPA 2.75 or above

5. AMADOR COUNTY OPTOMETRY BIOLOGICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
      SCHOLARSHIP (competitive-district wide)
        TO BE ELIGIBLE: must demonstrate excellence in biological and health science
                                        (b) Candidates will have a interview by donor committee

6. AMADOR COUNTY PEACE OFFICERS SCHOLARSHIP
        TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be attending a two or four year college
                                        (b) resident of Amador County for at least four years
                                          high GPA, good character and community involvement7 7.  7.AMADOR COUNTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION
       TO BE ELIGIBLE:a) must be majoring in a law enforcement field or similiar area
                                      (b)  average GPA, good character and community involvement
                                          financial need 
                                      (d)  must be involved in the community

8. AMADOR COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED SCHOLARSHIP
                      TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must write special essay, see Mr. Mike for details

9. AMADOR COUNTY UP-COUNTRY LIONS CLUB 
       TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be of average  academic standing
                                      (b) must live up-country
                                        financial need
                                      (d) pursuing a career that takes less then two years of training

(students must be a resident of Pine Grove, Volcano, or Pioneer or live closer to these
communities on or near Ridge Road or Sutter Creek-Volcano Creek Road.)

10. AMADOR COUNTY UP-COUNTRY ROTARY CLUB
         TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be of high academic standing
                                         b) financial need
                                         c) good leadership, citizenship, extra-curricular activities
                                         d) Candidates will have a interview by donor committee

11. AMADOR COUNTY WOMEN'S NETWORK....
      TO BE ELIGIBLE  a) for women only
                                       b) good character and motivation
                                       c) financial need

12. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP
           TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be a graduating senior
                                        b) attend a community only in Sacramento or San Joaquin Valley 
                                        c) family member must have served in the military
                                        d) must attach a special form with application. ASK SANDI for it!

13. AMERICAN LEGION AMBULANCE SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be entering the public safety field. i.e. medical, fire, law
                                              enforcement or related fields

14. ARGONAUT BREAKFAST LIONS CLUBS
          TO BE ELIGIBLE:a. must be going into a vocational field( police science, computer
                                               training, construction, truck driving school, cooking, drama,
                                               medical/dental assistant training, cosmetologist) examples                    
SPECIAL APPLICATION...See Mr. Mike
15. BABE AND MARIE GARBARINI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
                TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be
                             (a) graduating senior
                             (b) average G.P.A.
                              journalism or fine art major

16.CALIFORNIA SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION(competitive-district wide)
       TO BE ELIGIBLE: must have a family member working for the school district as
                                    a secretary, bus driver, custodian or any other classified    
                                    position(Teachers are not classfied employees)
                                    (b) must be pursuing a job that takes not more than two years of          
                                         training                                    
            
17..CHARLES P. FRAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
                     TO BE ELIGIBLE: must attend a college to become a police officer or
                                                      fireman

18. EUROPEAN AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL WORKERS ASSOCIATION  
      SCHOLARSHIP***good one for students that have parents that work at
                        a correctional facility (Mule Creek or Preston)
                     TO BE ELIGIBLE: Pick up their application in Career Center
                      (a) must be sponsored by someone working or belonging to the
                            European American Correctional Workers Association.

19.FOOTHILL GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP***Pick up their application in CC
                      TO BE ELIGIBLE: must live in Mt. Aukum, River Pines, Fiddletown,
                                          Plymouth, Sutter Creek or DryTown!!!
                         (2) attend a two-year or four year college
                         (3) GPA 3.25
                         (4) good character and strong desire to achieve goals

20. IMMACULATE CONCEPTION MEN'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP **Must attach an
essay stating future goals and ambitions and how the students' Christian values will
impact their school, community and future  activities.

21. ITALIAN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP (Competitive-district wide)
         TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be  at least 1/4 Italian descent
                                        (b) must pick up special form in Career Center

22. JACKSON LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
         TO BE ELIGIBLE: financial need
                                        b) good character, citizenship
                                        c) extra-curricular activities
                                        d) must be pursuing a job that takes no more than two years
                                            of  training
 23. JAMES WELCH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
           TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must have average GPA
          Scholarships will be based on good citizenship, character, leadership
          abilities, extra-curricular activities and community involvement. Financial
          Need is a big factor....So if you have won a scholarship already, please do not
          apply to this one.

 24. LONGS SCHOLARSHIP
          TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be a business major
                                          b) leadership and good character
                                          c) community involvement

25. MOOSE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
          TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must be pursuing a nursing career
                                          b) financial need
                                          c) average student

26. NATIVE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN WEST SCHOLARSHIP
          TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be a member of this organization and good GPA

27. PINE GROVE FIREFIGHTER SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: Student pursuing a career to become a fire fighter
                                            b) average student
                                            c) good character

28. RENWOOD WINERY-ROBERT I. SMERLING SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: agriculture major
            
29. SAFEWAY SCHOLARSHIP
      TO BE ELIGIBLE: Business majors only

30. SIERRA RECREATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
           TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be majoring in outdoor recreation, wildlife or
                     similar field. GPA of 2.5 or better

31. SIERRA SERVICE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: a) G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
                                              b) good character and community involvement
             Final candidates will have an interview during the week of May 24th

32. SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF AMADOR COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
           TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be of good academic standing 
                                           b) financial need
                                           c) good character, community involvement and leadership

 33. SUTTER HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP
        TO BE ELIGIBLE: must have average GPA
                                       b) interest in health related field
                                       c) must attend a two-year college
                                       d) good character and community involvement
                                             skills.

34.  SUTTER AMADOR MEDICAL HOSPITAL STAFF SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be pursuing a career in a health related field

35.  SUTTER CREEK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be pursuing a career in fire science, medical or
                                              industrial arts

36.  SUTTER CREEK LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
             TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be of good character and citizenship
                                            b) financial need
                                            c) good academic standing and scholastic aptitude

37. SUTTER CREEK WOMENS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
             TO BE ELIGIBLE: Must have a financial need
                                             b) average student
                                             c) be of good character and have realistic goals

38. VOLCANO PIONEER COMMUNITY THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP
             TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be planning to attend a two or four year college
                                              b) major in drama or any aspect of theatre arts, including
                                                 dance, voice, music, etc.
                                              c) participated in drama performances at Amador High School

39. WEATHERBY REYNOLDS CONSULTING ENGINEER SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be majoring in engineering or similar field
                                             b) must be attending a two or four year college
                                             c) GPA 3.5 or better

40. YOUNG LADIES INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP
            TO BE ELIGIBLE: must be a female member of the Immaculate Conception
                Parish and must write a special essay on how your Christian values will help you.
     

                 

SENIOR APPLICATION...download if you need a copy:-)

  Senior Scholarship Application



NAME:_______________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS:____________________________________________________________________

PHONE NUMBER:__________________________ YEARS IN COUNTY:________________

FATHER'S NAME:_____________________________________________________________

FATHER'S OCCUPATION:______________________________________________________

MOTHER'S NAME:____________________________________________________________

MOTHER'S OCCUPATION:_____________________________________________________
COUNSELORS BLOCK...Must be filled out by Mr. Mike or Sandi Glenn
CUMULATIVE G.P.A. (without PE)__________ CLASS RANK: 

S.A.T.SCORES TOTAL:_____________        A.C.T.SCORES_____________
                          VERBAL:____________        DATE TAKEN:____________
                          MATH:______________        
                    DATE TAKEN:___________       VERIFIED BY COUNSELOR:_____________
YEARS OF ATTENDANCE AT AMADOR HIGH SCHOOL:_____________

LIST ALL PERSONS LIVING AT PRESENT IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD:

      NAME                                                 OCCUPATION                           RELATIONSHIP

___________________________      _______________________         ____________________

___________________________      _______________________         ____________________

___________________________      _______________________         ____________________

___________________________      _______________________         ____________________

___________________________      _______________________         ____________________


TWO-YEAR/FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR TRADE/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL YOU EXPECT TO ATTEND:____________________________________________

MAJOR:________________________________ DEGREE OBJECTIVE:_____________ 
WILL YOU LIVE AT HOME?_______

DO YOU PLAN TO WORK DURING YOUR COLLEGE ENROLLMENT?________

IF SO, HOW MANY HOURS PER WEEK?______________

HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR FINANCIAL AID?__________


                     ESTIMATED BUDGET FOR THE FALL/SPRING SEMESTERS


ESTIMATED EXPENSES:include tuition, laboratory fees, books, clothing, room and board,
                                           traveling expenses etc.
                                                                                     $_____________________________

ESTIMATED INCOME: include cash on hand, prospective earning, financial aid from
                                        parents/guardians, loans, scholarships and grants.

                                                                                      $_____________________________

AMOUNT NEEDED TO BALANCE BUDGET        $_____________________________



              ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET


I. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION...You must submit at least two (2) letters of 
   recommendation. One of the letters must come from a faculty member and the other from a
   community member. All letters must be from someone other than a relative.
                                                   
2. TRANSCRIPT...A offical copy of your transcript must be attached to this application. You
    may request a transcript from Mr. Mike by filling out the attached form.

3. ESSAY...you must submit a TYPED essay with this application. The essay must contain the
    following information:

                             a. Educational goals and objectives
                             b. Reasons why financial help is requested
                             c. Special considerations/detailed of financial need
                             d. Include a short biographical sketch
                             e. Other scholarships/awards won


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