[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: SENIORS: CCC 2/28/21: Community College, Fin. Aid, Scholarships

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Link to the CCC Calendar


COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Planning on going to Community College next year?

1. Enrollment for Summer ‘21 and Fall ‘21 classes at Berkeley City College
will open on March 15th. Make an account now at cccapply.org and get a
Peralta ID # if you plan to go to BCC, Laney, Merritt, or College of

2. Berkeley City College (BCC)  Presentations with BCC Counselor, Skyler
Barton. Hear about the benefits, TAG, Learning Communities, how to enroll,
and ask your questions.

Meetings in Ms. Hammond's Zoom platform. Link to my Zoom Room

March 10 at 1:00-2:00pm

March 18 at 2:00-3:00pm

FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS: Priority Deadline is March 2, 2021

FINANCIAL AID DROP IN HELP: with Ms. Julia Maciel on the following dates:

3/1 at 2:30-4:00pm

3/2 at 2:30-4:30pm

Join  Maciel Zoom Meeting: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/96252311514

SCHOLARSHIPS:  Scholarship List
(many applications are not updated yet but check websites and plan ahead)
High Hopes Scholarship Help Sessions on 3/2 and 3/9 at 2-4pm:
<http://www.berkeleyscholars.org/apply> Get application help in a Zoom
breakout room. Jacobs’ Zoom Link: bit.ly/3kUUbT6Sign up in a google doc
below for your 1:1 with BHS or BCS advisors:

March Due Dates:

1. BerkeleyJapanese American Citizens League  (JACL)Scholarship:   Due
3/1/2021 JACL membership is not required by the Berkeley chapter but there
are funds to help one join JACL. See berkeleyjacl.org.  Or Contact Jacobs
for help. Apply at:  https://jacl.org/jacl-national-scholarship-program/

2. Berkeley Community Scholars (BCS) High Hopes Scholarship:
www.berkeleyscholars.org/apply.; Due 3/11/21 by 8:59 PM Pacific time.

3. Zonta International: Zonta Club of Berkeley :  For Empowerment of Women
Due 3/15/2021: https://www.zontaberkeley.org/scholarships Awards of
$500-$1500 to women pursuing college, experience with leadership,
government, volunteer work

4. Hearthstone Housing Foundation:  Due 3/31/21: Show financial need in
FAFSA or Dream Act, live in the county where Hearthstone Housing is
located, 3.0 GPA


5. Shelley Bergum Higher Education Award: Due 3/19/21 For Seniors with a
disability shown in IEP or 504plan, minimum GPA of 3.0, and going to
community college or 4 yr. College

6. The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund: Due 3/31/21:
Primarily for Jewish families from SF Bay Area to attend college full time;
based on financial need and merit;  Go to jewishfed.org. Click for
Scholarship page for application.

April Due Dates:

1. Society of Women Engineers: Due 4/23/21: Women or nonbinary or gender
non-conforming; pursuing engineering or computer science

Scholarship Application - SWE Golden Gate Section

2. Tzu Chi Foundation: Due 4/30/21..  Apply online at
www.tzuchi.us/scholarship Use 94704 as school zip code for our
region..Requires 3.0 GPA or >, financial need shown through IRS docs,
writing essays, transcript, 2 letters of rec.

More applications to come. Check the main spreadsheet for updates as well
as weekly CCC email.

Scholarship Resources :







Unigo.co <http://unigo.com/>m

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