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The Outstanding Youth College Fund Scholarship (Deadline: June 12, 2015)

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Who Can Apply:

  • Be a current or emancipated foster youth
  • Be accepted or planning to attend a 2 year College, 4 year University, Vocational, Trade or Technical school in the Sacramento region in the fall
  • Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed 24 college credits
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Enroll in and complete a minimum of 12 units per semester
  • Plan to work a minimum of 10 hours per week while attending college

Submission: Please provide an essay of 500 words or less which provides a compelling self-portrayal and demonstrates your will to succeed based on the following questions:

  • What is your career goal and why have you chosen this path?
  • Is there an individual or event which has influenced you?
  • How do you measure or define success?
  • Why is receiving this scholarship important to continuing your education?

Deadline: June 12, 2015

Amount: $250 to $2,000

Learn More: The Outstanding Youth College Fund Scholarship

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