Frontier High school October Important Dates October 1-November by lifemate


									                                                         Frontier Focus
                                                    February / March
Important Dates:
February 10, 2010 – FAFSA Night / Computer lab in the Frontier Library
CAHSEE: February 2nd and 3rd…….March 16th and 17th
SAT Testing Dates: February 4 deadline for March 13th SAT……………..March 25th deadline for May 1st SAT

Naval and Army R * O * T * C Scholarships:
Come to the Career Center for Overview, Eligibility and Academic Deadlines

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) is pleased to announce its 2009-2010 audition dates for admission and scholarships. Dates and
locations will be posted on Career Center window.

The Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project is pleased to announce that applications for the 20th Annual Leadership Conference for high school and
students are now being accepted.

What is California Chafee Grant?
The California Chafee Grant is free money for current or former foster youth, to help pay for college or career or technical training. It is money that
you don’t have to pay back. You may also be able to use your grant money to pay for child care, transportation and rent while you’re in school. Stop
by the career center for information on Grant qualification.

Senior Check List:
          -Take the SAT or ACT exam if necessary                        -Work on Brag Sheets
          -Work on admissions application essays                        -Request letters of recommendation
          -Visit your top school choices                                -Come to Career Center/Search for scholarships
          -Attend college fairs and financial aid nights                -Ask Questions!!!!

Due Date         Scholarship                                                      Description

  2/09/10        Lincoln Day Essay Contest                                        Come to Career Center for Essay topic

  02/15/10       AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

  2/15/09        AXA Achievement Scholarship                                      Application available at:
  02/19/10       Association of California School Administrators                  At least one parent of the student must be a ACSA member.
                                                                                  Applications in the Career Center
 **NEW**         Young Woman Defining Philanthropy Award                          The young woman defining philanthropy will be 14-18 years old and
  2/19/10                                                                         have demonstrated leadership in helping others through giving or
                                                                                  raising funds for campus and community charitable causes
 **NEW**         Assistance League of Bakersfield                                 Graduating HS Senior entering a two year community college, a four-
  2/20/10                                                                         year college or university, Financial need, Community Involvement,
                                                                                  Minimum GPA 3.0 and a Kern County resident

 **NEW**         Exchange Club of Bakersfield                                     Criteria and Entry form available in the Career Center
 **NEW**         Dale Scott & Co. Scholarship                                     Female Student pursuing studies in either finance or political science.
 2/28/10 to                                                                       Application in Career Center
Career Center
 **NEW**         Rod and Bob Grimm Memorial Scholarship Fund                      Must be a child of Grimmway Farms hourly employee
 2/28/10 to                                                                       Application, Eligibility, Criteria and Qualifications available in the
Career Center                                                                     Career center
 **NEW**         McGregor Scholarship                                             Music student graduating from a KHSD School
 2/28/10 to                                                                       Students will be chose on the basis of need and musical promise and
Career Center                                                                     will be renewed if the student progresses
                                                                                  Application and criteria available in the Career Center
 **NEW**         Thelma Rae Self Music Scholarship                                Senior music student pursuing an education in music
 2/28/10 to                                                                       2 letters of recommendation(music teacher & counselor)
Career Center                                                                     Application and criteria available in the Career Center
 **NEW**         John Bidart, Sr. Memorial Scholarship                            Application and Criteria available in the Career Center
 2/28/10 to
Career Center
 **NEW**         W.E. Drury Scholarshp                                            Applicant must be planning to attend a 4 year bachelor’s degree
 2/28/10 to                                                                       program in a college/university OR a 2 year associate of arts degree
Career Center                                                                     program in a community college
                                                                                  Application available in the Career Center
 **NEW**         Juan Arrache, Jr. Memorial Trust Fund                            A type-written essay between five hundred and seven
 2/28/10 to                                                                       hundred fifty words on the subject of honesty, integrity and courage.
Career Center
 **NEW**         The Howard and Mamie Nichols Scholarship Fund                    Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
 **NEW**     Theresa Corti Agricultural Scholarship                Kern High school graduate, with a minimum 2.0 GPA, and interested
   3/01/10                                                         in an Ag or Ag-related major in college

 **NEW**     Body by Milk                                          Judging based on five criteria: academic performance, athletic
   3/05/10   “SAMMY” Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year     directors, leadership, community service and milk experience. Apply
 **NEW**     BC Incoming Freshman Scholarship                      Come to Career Center for Application and requirements
 **NEW**     Society for Human Resource Management Scholarship     Applicant must be a Kern County HS senior or whose parent is a
   3/12/10                                                         member of the Kern County SHRM
                                                                   Minimum GPA 2.5
                                                                   Application in Career Center
 **NEW**     Kohl’s Scholarship                                    Must be nominated by someone 21 years or older
   3/15/10                                                         Volunteer efforts must have occurred in the last year
                                                                   Applicants must NOT have graduated as of 3/15/10
                                                          for official rules and to nominate

   3/15/10   National Commission for Cooperative Education         Must apply, have been accepted and attend one of the following
                                                                   colleges or universities Drexel University…Pace University..Johnson
                                                                   and Wales University..kettering University..Rochester Institute of
                                                                   Technology..University of Cincinnati..University of Toledo..Wentworth
                                                                   Institute of Technology
 **NEW**     Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California                    Students must be of Portuguese descent
   3/15/10                                                         Maintained a minimum of 3.5 GPA in high school….
                                                                   Pick up application and full list of criteria in Career Center
 **NEW**     Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship               Must be of Roman Catholic & Italian descent
   3/15/10                                                         Minimim GPA of 3.2
                                                                   Application in Career Center
   3/15/10   Best Buy Scholarship Program                          Students involved in volunteer service or work experience
                                                                   Apply online at
 **NEW**     Ronald McDonald House Scholarship                     Must be a citizen/permanent resident
   3/16/10                                                         Eligible to attend a two/four year college
                                                                   Minimum GPA 2.75
                                                                   Apply on line or pick up application in career center
 **NEW**     Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Book Scholarship     Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority invites all African-American high school
   3/19/10                                                         seniors to apply for a book scholarship to help beginyour college
                                                                   education. You must plan on attending a college/university, vocational
                                                                   school or the military.
                                                                   Application available in the Career Center
 **NEW**     California Table Grape Workers Scholarship            Open to table grape field workers and their immediate family
   3/19/10                                                         members ONLY.
                                                                   Application in Career Center
 **NEW**     Colonel Harry Hardy Memorial Scholarship              Kern High School graduate with a special interest in some field of the
   3/19/10                                                         livestock industry and must have carried a successful project raising
                                                                   livestock for at least 2 years in high school. See Ms Beechinor in Ag
                                                                   Department or
                                                                   Mrs. Escobar in the career center for application
 **NEW**     Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award                         Remarkable Jewish teen engaged in philanthropy
 **NEW**     Caltrans Scholarship                                  Open to students related to current, former, or retired Caltrans District
   3/31/10                                                         employees and graduating from high school in 2010.

 **NEW**     Asian Pacific American Network Scholarship            Must be of Asian descent with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and planning to
   3/31/10                                                         attend an accredited college, university, trade or technical school in
                                                                   Fall of 2010. Must also be residents in the Southern California Kaiser
                                                                   Permanente service area
 **NEW**     Calcot-Seitz Foundation Scholarship                   Must plan on attending a 4-year college/university and major in
   3/31/10                                                         Agriculture
 **NEW**     Nancy Ann Mendiburu Fund                              Applicant or family member affected by any catastrophic or life
   4/15/10                                                         threatening illness, come to career center for application and criteria

 **NEW**     California School Employees Association Scholarship   One parent/guardian of the applicant must be a member in good
   4/26/10                                                         standing with CSEA, Chapter#18 for at least 1 year.
                                                                    Come to career center for application and list of criteria.
   6/24/10   Big Sun Scholarship 2010                              All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are
                                                                   engaged in. They student must be a high school senior or be
                                                                   attending a post secondary institute
                                                                   Essay required
6/30/10      Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship            Open to young men attending Sacramento State University
                                                                   Minimum GPA 3.0

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