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Scholarships

Scholarships will be updated periodically, so make sure to keep checking here for more!
Scholarships can be also found on Naviance (look at the National Scholarship Search), Collegeboard, and many other websites.

Scholarships:  Make sure to read the information in entirety and adhere to the deadline!

Rotary Scholarships: Many Scholarships (please see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The Cloverdale Rotary Club will be awarding five different scholarships this year: The Florentino Montoya Memorial Scholarship for Vocational Education, "Overcoming Obstacles" Scholarship, Scholarship with Junior College Education, Academic Scholarship, and the Jack Domenichelli Athletic Scholarship for Athletic Education.  Please see individual scholarship applications for more information.  All scholarships are due 4/30 to Ms. Abshier. 

Windemere Real Estate, Platinum Community Service Award (please see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

This scholarship recognizes a Cloverdale High School student who has made the commitment to volunteer their time and talents to community organizations and events throughout Cloverdale making out town a better place to call home.  One award of $1,500.  Due 5/1

Courtney Jade Davis Memorial Scholarship (please see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Awards ranging from $100.00 to $1000.00. Requirements/Criteria: 1) Minimum GPA of 2.0 2)Volunteer – Must have helped people or animals(Give as many examples as possible) 3)Positive Role Model – Being an inspiration and role model to others. Examples: Being Friendly, Helpful, and Congenial and willing to try new things and to encourage others to excel. 4)Tenacity and Perseverance – Positive outlook, don’t give up. Do the best you can. 5)Personal Characteristics – Being brave in the face of adversity. Leadership. Include and encourage others to get along. Note: Give specific examples of numbers 2-5 where you have been a role model and/or volunteered service. Provide samples of where you have gone above and beyond the call of duty without receiving compensation. Due 4/30

Jack and Maxine Allen Memorial Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

In the memory of Jack and Maxine Allen, an annual scholarship is established for a Cloverdale High School graduate pursing further education.
A selection committee will determine an applicant’s eligibility based on the individual’s financial need and displayed potential to complete a higher education program.  Academic achievement in one criterion for determining the individual’s potential, but not the primary factor for determining the recipient.  Eligibility criteria for the scholarship is: 1) Graduate or graduating senior of Cloverdale High School, and
2) An expressed interest in pursuing further education leading to a degree or certificate, and 3) Active in the community and/or extra-curricular school activities demonstrated by letters of recommendation from a community leader or school staff member, and 4) A demonstrated potential to fulfill the expressed career interests, either from personal knowledge of the selection committee or from recommendations submitted by community/school leaders, and 5) The need of financial assistance to achieve the individual’s potential.  Due 4/25

Knights of Columbus Academic Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council 4082 is offering a $2000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior planning to attend a vocational or trade school. The scholarship is offered in memory of our deceased memory. In order to qualify, the senior must hold a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) at the time of the application, planning to advance their education, be active in school and community and be a resident of Cloverdale, Asti, or Geyserville. Application must include transcript, two reference letters, a list of school and community activities and an essay of your future plans. Upon receipt of application, you may be notified by a member of the scholarship committee to set up an interview if needed, or to let you know if more information is required.
Due 4/25

Knights on Columbus Vocational Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council 4082 is offering a $2000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior planning to attend a vocational or trade school. The scholarship is offered in memory of our deceased memory. In order to qualify, the senior must hold a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) at the time of the application, planning to attend a vocational or trade school, be active in school and community and be a resident of Cloverdale, Asti, or Geyserville.  Application must include transcript, two reference letters, a list of school and community activities and an essay of your future plans. Upon receipt of application, you may be notified by a member of the scholarship committee to set up an interview if needed, or to let you know if more information is required.
Due 4/25

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 223 Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Awards of scholarships from $500 and $1000 will be awarded May 16, 2019.  To be eligible, the applicant must be a child or grandchild of a veteran of a US military branch and graduating from high school in the current year of 2019

Men's Garden Club of Santa Rosa Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The Men’s Garden Club of Santa Rosa will offer Scholarships to high school graduates of
Sonoma County schools for the upcoming 2019-2020 college year. Individual
scholarships of $500 to $1,000 will be awarded. The scholarships will be made available
when the selected applicant enrolls full time (12 credit hours) in a college or university as
evidenced by submitting a copy of their class schedule. Former recipients currently
enrolled in a college or university may also apply but the priority is for new applicants.
Due 4/29

Eagle Pride Boosters Club Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Purpose: to recognize and reward student athletes who balance academic achievement, athletic participation, and service to the community
Scholarships: there will be up to 4 scholarships given this year to 4 student athletes (2 female/ 2 male)
Eligibility: to be eligible for consideration, a nominee must: currently be enrolled at CHS as a senior in good standing and a candidate for graduation; currently earning a cumulative GPA (grade 9-12) of 3.0 or higher at the end of 1st semester of senior year; have participated in a varsity sport; and enroll in and begin study at a 2 or 4-year college within one year of graduating from CHS.
Due 4/15

California School Employee Association, Chapter #170 Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Student must be a graduate of CUSD.  Show potential for the successful use of the scholarship funds. Present a completed application form with one letter of recommendation from a classified school employee familiar with the applicant,  Be able to meet the following criteria: a) have a grade point average reflecting average or above average academic standards b) demonstrate character traits such as responsibility, reliability, integrity, and emotional stability c) show academic and/or vocational potential d) have achievements showing a broad participation.  
Due 5/1

Teacher's Association of Cloverdale Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Student must be a graduate of Cloverdale High School. Show a potential for the successful use of the scholarship funds. Present a completed application form with two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a certificated school an employee familiar with the applicant’s academic performance. One must be from a community member (someone outside the school setting) who would be familiar with the applicant’s involvement and participation in the community activities. Be able to meet the following criteria: a) have a grade point average reflecting average or above academic standards b) demonstrate character traits such as responsibility, reliability, integrity, and emotional stability c) show academic and/or vocational potential d) have achievements showing a broad participation.
Due 3/15

Chapter LZ, P.E.O. Sisterhood, Patricia Pedersen SRJC Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Student must be a graduating senior woman attending a public high school in Sonoma County, have a minimun gpa of 3.5, and plan to attend SRJC in the fall following high school graduation.  They will award two scholarships of the amount of $1,500. Applications are due Monday, March 25th.

Cloverdale Lions Club Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

Must be a resident of Cloverdale.  Must be a senior at CHS and a member of the graduating class.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  There will be three general scholarships granted on the basis of academic merit and need.  There will be one scholarship granted for the Ralo Bandiera Art Scholarship.  Applications must be legible -- printed in ink or typed.  
Due 5/1 to Ms. Abshier 

​Green Thumb Garden Club Scholarship

Do you know someone who is planning to attend Santa Rosa Junior College this fall? Green Thumb Garden Club is offering two scholarships of $500 each to Cloverdale students meeting the following criteria: 1) 2.0 minimum GPA; 2) Graduating CHS student or continuing SRJC student or transferring student from SRJC to a four-year college; 3) full or part-time student (carrying 6 units or more), pursuing any major. The student must be a Cloverdale resident. Important: The deadline to apply for these scholarships is March 1st. For current SRJC students, go to the SRJC Scholarship Office’s official web page, Complete the SRJC continuing student Scholarship Application. "Continuing" means that students will be attending SRJC in 2019-20, while "transfer" is for those who are graduating from SRJC and will be transferring to a four-year school in 2019-20. 
Due 3/1

The Redwood Empire Active 20–30 Club #1029 Scholarship

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must reside in and attend school in Sonoma County, and be legal residents or citizens of the United States. Applicants must be female. Redwood Empire Active 20–30 Club #1029 is a women’s organization and we want to honor and reward young women for their service to our community. Scholarship recipients will be notified via phone or email by May 15, 2019. In order to received scholarship funds, grantees must provide Redwood Empire Active 20-30 Club #1029 with an official acceptance letter from a college or trade school. Applications must be submitted through our website or emailed by April 12, 2019 to be considered for scholarship. 

Maltese Cross Foundation Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier for an application)

Must be of Maltese decent.  Several awards up to $1,500. 

Redwood Empire ASHRAE Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/28. The goal of our scholarship is to financially assist an outstanding student who chooses to pursue an education in an engineering discipline or an allied science (e.g. computer science, material science, applied physics or atmospheric science) related to the mission of ASHRAE. This student must be a high school senior who is planning on attending a four year college or university next year.
DUE 1/28

United Church of Cloverdale (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The primary emphasis of this scholarship will be on students who are the first in their immediate family to go to college. Special consideration will be given to candidates who display social awareness and a sensitivity to the plight of others in society. Academic progress in high school, not just absolute total GPA and test scores, is a primary consideration. $1,000 per year will continue for four years ($4,000 total), assuming reasonable achievement in college.
Due 4/1 to Ms. Abshier

Cloverdale Kiwanis Club Community Service Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

This is scholarship to recognize students who have personally demonstrated the community service attributes and values most consistent with the objectives of Kiwanis, including serving the youth of today and making his/her community a better place to live. $1,000
Due to 3/30 to Ms. Abshier 

Petaluma Riding & Driving 2019 Memorial Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic ability, financial need, and personal achievement. The application must be a High School graduate or receive a Certificate of Completion this year and be as resident of Sonoma or Marin County. Must be a member of: FFA, Petaluma Junior Riders, 4-H, District 2 Junior Rodeo.

Due 4/1 

The 2019 Healdsburg AAUW Scholarship (see Ms. Abshier or Naviance for an application)

At least six scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to senior female students chosen from applicants attending Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg, and Windsor High Schools. Eligibility: Graduating senior female with a minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to attend a four year school attending full time Required Materials: Application Activity Sheet SAR page from FAFSA form Transcript One letter of recommendation Essay
Due 3/25 to Ms. Abshier

10,000 Degrees

The 10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarships application opens every year on October 1st and must be postmarked by March 2nd of the following year. No late submissions will be considered for funding. It is your responsibility to respond to all requests for information in a timely manner. All applications must be submitted online, and some scholarships require additional documents, so please read directions carefully to ensure you submit everything required. NOTE: By submitting the 10,000 Degrees Undergraduate Scholarships application, students automatically apply to ALL available undergraduate scholarships currently administered through 10,000 Degrees. Here is the current list of undergraduate scholarship partners. BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Students must provide information showing financial need. Students must be enrolled in a program leading to his/her first Associate?s degree, Bachelor?s degree, or teaching credential during the current academic year. Students must be enrolled in an average of 12 academic units per term during the 2018-19 academic year (or full-time as designated by school). The majority of our scholarships are for students from Marin and Sonoma County, but we do administer a few scholarships for students from the greater Bay Area (California).
Due 3/2