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Jerry L. Adams Scholarship

March 12th, 2010

Here are the instructions and the application for the Jerry L. Adams scholarship “Keep your eyes on the prize”. 

Up to four continuing BCC students will be selected for $500 awards and up to two graduating students who are planning to be enrolled at a four-year college or university in fall 2010 will be selected for $2,000 awards each.   If you know of any eligible students, please provide them with a copy of these instructions and application.  Please have them return the completed application to me in Room 261 in the counseling office.

Here is the criteria:

  • Student must be currently enrolled in at least six (6) semester units at BCC – however, graduating students may have completed their course-work in the previous fall term.
  • Student must have completed a minimum of 12 units at BCC.  Semester units completed must include either MATH 48 UW, MATCH 248, 250, 251, 253 or an equivalent course with a final grade earned of “C” or better within the Peralta district.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Be pursuing an AA/AS degree or certificate of completion.
  • Demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have completed the 2009-10 FAFSA in advance.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Write an essay of 500 words or less stating academic and career goals, outstanding achievement, obstacles they have overcome, include community service and/or personal triumphs.

The application deadline is April 30, 2010.

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Scholarships Available to Former Foster Youth until March 31, 2010

March 12th, 2010

Casey Family Scholars Program will be accepting applications through OFA ( until March 31st for undergraduate and graduate school support to college students who were in foster care. We are informing the higher education/financial aid community through their professional organizations, state child welfare offices, and advocates.We anticipate funding about 75 new undergraduate awards & up to ten graduate school awards for the 2010-11 academic year. We are especially encouraging applications from eligible students of color.

 Click the link to see current opening and testing for State jobs (different agencies) located in Alameda County


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Health Care Scholarship By Mercy Medical Center

March 12th, 2010

The scholarships in Health Care are being offered by the Council of Leagues of Mercy Medical Center by organizing the Sister Mary Grace Memorial Scholarship.

Sister Mary Grace was a Moderator of the Leagues of Mercy for many years and encouraged individuals to pursue service to the sick. The scholarships in her memory, which in the past have ranged from $500 to $2,000, are awarded on a one-time basis to worthy students in financial need who are studying for a career in healthcare.

The applications must be submitted until April 30, 2010. For more information about Sister Mary Grace Memorial Scholarship and to get an application is by call the League office at (516) 705-1833

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