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Welcome to the Career Center

If you have questions about any of the items on this Career Center page, please email Mrs. Hope. We are happy to help you over phone, email or Zoom. (scroll to the bottom to schedule appointment)
 
Kelly Hope: [email protected] 
 
CAREER CENTER GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE: w7wzwe7
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Seniors have hopefully completed their College Applications and are getting ready for the next steps. This includes orientation, applying for financial aid, and just WAITING for college decisions!  Use the tabs on the right (or down below if on a mobile device) to find more information.
 
All important dates can be found under "Senior Presentations and Important Dates"
 
Guides for completing college applications can be found under College Information.
 
Guides for competing the FAFSA or CA Dream Act can be found under Financial Aid Information.
 
 
 
 
CENTRAL UNIFIED JOB FAIR FOR SENIORS - 5/6/22
SENIORS!  Are you looking for employment?  Well, if so we have some good news for you! East Campus will be hosting a job fair with businesses  from the area who are currently LOOKING TO HIRE! Here are some details about this great opportunity:

WHEN:  Friday, May 6,  9:30 - 11:30
WHERE:  East Campus Gym

In order to Attend YOU MUST DO THE FOLLOWING:
1.  Fill out the Application.  
2.  Create a Resume.  
3.  Get Permission from your Teachers
The Application, permission slip and detailed instructions are in the College & Career Google Classroom.
CHS C&C Google Classroom Code:  w7wzwe7

Scholarship Information

Recommended Scholarship Search Sites
(these are national databases available to all students seeking scholarships)
*recommended
Current Scholarships
Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order.  Please read carefully for scholarship criteria and deadlines!
Please notify Mrs. Brooks ([email protected]) if any links are not working.
  Upcoming deadlines are highlighted in red!
 
 
 
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC  GO TO HS, GO TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, 2.75 GPA, must participate in African American High School Recognition Program (REGISTER HERE)
Application, short essays, proof of college enrollment, transcript
Scholarship amounts vary
Deadline - April 3, 2022
 
 
ANTHONY BRUCIA SUCCESS AWARD (CASCWA)
 
Seniors who have overcome challenges and are on track to attend college.
Application form, personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, activities and employment history
$1,000 scholarships (renewable each year if you stay in school)
Deadline - April 1, 2022
 
 
ASSOCIATION OF MEXICAN AMERICAN EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors graduating high school in Fresno County
Application requires yearbook photo, 1 page autobiography, 1 page essay about an influential teacher, resume, counselor verification form, transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation.
$1,000 scholarships
Deadline - March 18, 2022

 

 

BEVERAGE INDUSTRY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors, planning to attend a 4-year university in Fall 2022, parent or grandparent works full-time for a California business that holds a valid, liquor, beer or wine license.

Application form done online, requires list of activities.

$2,000 - $6,000 scholarships

CA BEVERAGE INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - February 15, 2022

 

 

BIOLA-PERSHING ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended Biola-Pershing for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

1 scholarship @ $250

BIOLA-PERSHING ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 

 

BIOLA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors, must be a resident of Biola or have ties to the church, school or community of Biola, 2.5 GPA, planning to attend college in Fall 2022.

Application form, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, personal statement

2 scholarships @ $500 each

Please see Career Center for the scholarship application

Deadline - March 22, 2022

 

 

BLUE DIAMOND GROWERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors planning to major in an agriculture related field, 3.3 GPA or higher

Application is done online

BLUE DIAMOND GROWERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 31, 2022

 

 

CABRILLO CIVIC CLUBS OF CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors of Portuguese descent, 3.5 GPA or higher, at least 3 extracurricular activities

Application, transcript, 3 letters of recommendation

$500 scholarships

CABRILLO CIVIC CLUBS OF CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 15, 2022

 

 

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF COLLECTORS, INC.

 

Juniors or Seniors in California High Schools, planning to attend college after graduation

Students must write a 700-1,000 word essay on the topic "The importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years."

$1500 - $2500 scholarships

CACESF SCHOLARSHIP RULES

Deadline - June 30, 2022

 

 

CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Seniors, at least 250 hours working in the restaurant industry, planning to major in food service, dietetics, or hospitality, 2.5 GPA

Application, proof of work hours, transcript

Amounts range from $2,000 to $4,000

CRF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - May 1, 2022

 

 

CALIFORNIA TABLE GRAPE AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors - planning to study a field or major related to table grapes in college.

Application form, statement, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts

Up to $25,000

CA TABLE GRAPE AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP (click on "agricultural scholarship" in second paragraph)

Deadline - February 11, 2022

 

 

CALIFORNIA TABLE GRAPE FIELD WORKERS SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors - your parent or legal guardian must have worked in table grapes during 2021 harvest season.  You must be planning to attend college in Fall 2022.

Application Form, transcript, essay, list of honors and awards, two letters of recommendation

Up to $25,000

CA TABLE GRAPE FIELD WORKER SCHOLARSHIP (click on "field worker scholarship" in first paragraph)

Deadline - February 11, 2022

 

 

CALIFORNIA WINE GRAPE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors - your parent or guardian must have worked in wine grapes during 2021 harvest season.  Planning to attend college in Fall 2022

Application, letter of recommendation, transcript, 500 word essay

Up to $8,000

CAWGF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 4, 2022

 

 

CENTRAL UNIFIED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

Seniors, EITHER your parent works for the school district OR you plan on pursuing a career in education

Application, letter of recommendation, 1 page essay, transcript

3 scholarships @ $750 each

CUTA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 

 

COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIP

 
Juniors
4,000 scholarships awarded to the class of 2022
cb.org/opportunity
Create your College Board account on Big Future, link Khan Academy & College Board account.
The more effort you put in the more chances you get to earn a scholarship
 
 
CRAIG SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
 
Seniors planning to attend Fresno State and major in Business Administration or Economics, 3.5 GPA or higher, leadership experience and volunteer service are valued
Must complete general Fresno State scholarship application first
Up to $5,000 per year
Deadline - March 2, 2022
 
 
CSEA CHAPTER 474 SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, parent/guardian must be a classified employee in Central Unified and a member of CSEA Chapter 474
Application, transcript, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay
3 scholarships @ $500 each
Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 
DARDEN ARCHITECTS ARCHITECTURE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors who will be attending Cal Pol San Luis Obispo and majoring in Architecture, 3.0 GPA
Application, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, proof of enrollment for Cal Poly SLO
$1,000
Please visit Career Center for a copy of the application.
Deadline - May 2, 2022
 
 

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. (San Joaquin Valley Alumnae) SCHOLARSHIP

 
Seniors, 2.5 GPA, must participate in African American High School Recognition Program (REGISTER HERE)
Application, List of extracurricular activities, 500 word essay, transcript, proof of college acceptance
Scholarship amounts vary
Deadline - April 22, 2022
 
 
This is a list of scholarships offered locally that has been curated by EECU
 
 
FKCCW CATTLEWOMEN SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, background in agriculture and interest in a career in agriculture, 3.0 GPA
Application form, resume, transcript, personal statement
$500 - $1,000
Deadline - April 1, 2022
 
 
FOCUS ON UNITY IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, 2.5 GPA, planning to major in an education related field (teacher, counselor, school psych, school nurse, etc.)
Application, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation
$1000 scholarships
Deadline - February 15, 2022
 
 
FRESNO CENTER LEE BRAND SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, GPA between 2.0 and 3.0, Southeast Asian descent, planning to attend college in Fall 2022
Application, 300 word essay, 2 letters of recommendation
$1,000 scholarships
Deadline - April 22, 2022
 
 
Amounts, requirements, and deadlines will vary.
 
 
Amounts, requirements and deadlines will vary.
 
 
Amounts, requirements and deadlines will vary.
 
 

GLACIER POINT ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended GLACIER POINT for Jr. High

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation

2 scholarships @ $250

GLACIER POINT ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 
 

HARVEST ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended HARVEST ELEMENTARY for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

1 scholarship @ $250

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 

HERNDON-BARSTOW ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended HERNDON-BARSTOW for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

4 scholarships @ $250

HERNDON-BARSTOW ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 

 

HOUGHTON-KEARNEY ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended HOUGHTON-KEARNEY for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

2 scholarships @ $250

HOUGHTON-KEARNEY ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 
 
HMONG NURSES ASSOCIATION FRESNO SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, at least 1 parent of Hmong descent, 3.0 GPA, planning to attend college and major in pre-nursing
See application for required documents
Amount not specified
Deadline - February 1, 2022
 
 
ITALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent, 3.2 GPA or higher
Application form, transcript, personal letter
$400 (first year) and renewable after that
Deadline - March 15, 2022
 
 
JACK A. HARRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, 2.0 GPA, preference given to students who pursue a career in Agriculture
Application is done online
$1,000
Deadline - April 1, 2022
 
 

LIDDELL ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended LIDDELL for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

4 scholarships @ $250 each

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 
JANESSA RAMIREZ SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors from Central Unified, planning to attend a college in Fall 2022
Application, transcript, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 project of choice (see application for details)
10 scholarships will be given @ $2,500 each
Deadline - February 28th, 2022
 
 

MADISON ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended MADISON for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

1 scholarship @ $400

MADISON ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 
 

MCKINLEY ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended MCKINLEY for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

1 scholarship @ $500

MCKINLEY ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Deadline - March 18, 2022

 
 
MARTIN MACIAS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, current or former English Learner, meet the criteria for Seal of Biliteracy (see Mrs. Brooks if you aren't sure)
Application pages, 1 page essay, letter of recommendation from teacher, transcript
$1,000 scholarships
Deadline - April 1, 2022
 
 
NORMAN LIDDELL FAMILY TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, graduating from CEHS, CHS or COHS, 3.5 GPA or higher, planning to attend college in Fall 2022
*this is not associated with Liddell elementary, all students are eligible*
Application, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay, photo
10 scholarships @ $1,000 each
Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 
NROTC Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps 
 
Juniors
$180,000 (minimum)
4-5 year obligation active duty upon college graduation
 
 
PG&E SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Multiple scholarships are available for seniors - especially for students majoring in STEM.  Students must have an address that is serviced by PG&E.  Most scholarships have a GPA requirement of 3.0.  See full list at the link below.
$$ - amounts range from $1,000 - $5,000
Online application required
Deadline - February 25th, 2022
 
 

POLK ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended POLK for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

3 scholarships @ $250

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 
RACE TO END THE STIGMA SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, 3.0 GPA, planning to attend college in Fall 2022
Application, transcript, activities list, personal essay related to mental health (see application for topic options)
$1,000 Scholarships
Deadline - April 1, 2022
 
 

RIVER BLUFF ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended RIVER BLUFF for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

3 scholarships @ $500

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 

ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended ROOSEVELT for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

2 scholarships @ $200

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 
RUIZ 4 KIDS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Seniors, 2.5 GPA (community college) or 3.0 GPA (4 year university)
Application, Personal Statement, Resume, transcript, letter of recommendation
$1,000
Deadline - March 19, 2022
 
 

SAROYAN ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended SAROYAN for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

2 scholarships @ $250

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 

STEINBECK ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended STEINBECK for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

AMOUNT TBD

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 

TEAGUE ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended TEAGUE for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

2 scholarships @ $100

Deadline - March 18, 2022
 
 

TILLEY ELEMENTARY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

 

Senior, attended TILLEY for at least 1 year of elementary school

Application, list of extracurricular activities, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay

AMOUNT TBD

Deadline - March 18, 2022