<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; line-break: after-white-space;" class=""><font color="#ff0000" face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;">Please do not reply to e-tree.  Contact Mary Jacobs in CCC at <a href="mailto:maryjacobs@berkeley.net" class="">maryjacobs@berkeley.net</a></font><div class=""><font color="#ff0000" face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><br class=""></span></font><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class=""><br class=""></b></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">Seniors: Upcoming Deadlines for Scholarship Applications</b><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">Due Friday, January 31, 2020:</b><br class=""></font><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class=""><br class=""></b></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">The Princeton Prize in Race Relations: </b><a href="https://pprize.princeton.edu/apply" class="">https://pprize.princeton.edu/apply</a></font></div></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class="">I Have A Dream Scholarship:</font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""> <a href="https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship" class="">https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship</a></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="gmail-il">Twenty</span> <span class="gmail-il">Pearls</span> <span class="gmail-il">Foundation</span>, Inc. and Xi Gamma Omega Chapter of Alphas Kappa Sorority, Inc.</font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""> for African American seniors (any gender) to 4 yr. college/university</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class="">Anita <span id="gmail-m_7103441391669222417:25b.13" class="">Baskerville</span> Harris Scholarship, Golden <span id="gmail-m_7103441391669222417:25b.14" class="">Sorors</span> <span id="gmail-m_7103441391669222417:25b.15" class="">Scholarship</span>, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (<span id="gmail-m_7103441391669222417:25b.16" class="">HBCU</span>) Scholarship- all in one application here:</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font color="#0068da" face="Arial" class=""><span style="caret-color: rgb(0, 104, 218);" class=""><u class=""><a href="http://www.twentypearlsfoundation.org/scholarships-grants/" class="">http://www.twentypearlsfoundation.org/scholarships-grants/</a></u></span></font></div></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">eQuality Scholarship Collaborative: </b>recognize service to the LGBT+ community;  <a href="https://www.equalityscholarship.org/" class="">https://www.equalityscholarship.org/</a><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class=""> Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards: </b><a href="https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm" class="">https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm</a><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">Union Plus Scholarship:</b> for dependents of current or retired of participating unions</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><a href="https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/money/union-plus-scholarships" target="_self" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">Union Plus Scholarship</a>  <br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">The California Teachers Association (CTA) Scholarship</b>: for dependent children of CTA members:</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><a href="https://www.cta.org/scholarships" target="_self" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">CTA Scholarships</a>  <br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">Due February, 2020:</b><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/1/2020: CA State PTA: </b>recognizes volunteer service<b class="">: </b><a href="http://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors/" target="_blank" class="" style="outline: 0px; color: rgb(15, 98, 166);"><b class="">California State PTA</b></a></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/1/2020: The Jackie  Robinson Foundations</b>: <a href="https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/" class="">https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/</a></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/1/2020: Hispanic Community Affairs Council:</b> <a href="http://hcac-ac.org/scholarship/" class="">http://hcac-ac.org/scholarship/</a></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/5/2020: HACER;</b> students with at least 1 parent of Hispanic heritage, legal US resident, academic achievement - minimum GPA 3.0;financial need; </font></div><ul class="" style="margin-top: 0px; color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"><li class="" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; text-align: left; line-height: 1.5em; word-spacing: normal;"><a href="https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer/eligibility-and-requirements.html" target="_blank" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);"><font face="Arial" class="">HACER - National Scholarship Application</font></a></li></ul><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/6/2020? Kaiser Permanente Asian Association: </b><a href="https://kaiserpermanente-asianassociation.org/scholarship/application/" class="">https://kaiserpermanente-asianassociation.org/scholarship/application/</a></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/7/2020: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Berkeley Bay Area Alumnae zChapter: </b><a href="https://bbaacdst.org/chapter-programs/scholarship/" target="_blank" class="">https://bbaacdst.org/chapter-programs/scholarship/</a></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/7/2020 PG & E-   Many STEM or Employee Resource Groups Scholarships;</b> <a href="https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page" class="">https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/in-your-community/education-programs/grants-and-scholarships/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-opportunities.page</a></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/10/2020: CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year</b>: unweighted GPA of 3.5, 2 years varsity sort, athlete of character: <span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"> </span><a href="https://www.cifstate.org/parents-students/awards_and_scholarships/sa/Scholar-Athlete_2020_APPLICATION.pdf" target="_blank" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">CIF  Scholar-Athlete of the Year</a></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/12/2020 Davidson Fellows Scholarship: </b><a href="http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows-scholarship/how-to-apply" class="">http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows-scholarship/how-to-apply</a><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/15/2020 Hispanic Scholarship Fund: </b><a href="https://www.hsf.net/scholarship" class="">https://www.hsf.net/scholarship</a><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></b></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/16/2020: Military Commander's Scholarship Fund</b>: $5,000 for children of active duty or reserve, National Guard, or retired member of U.S. militaryz</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><a href="http://sms.scholarsapply.org/militarycommanders/guidelines.html" target="_blank" class="" style="outline: 0px; color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund</a>  <br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="">2/17/2020: Youth On Course: </b>Senior, 3.0+GPA, enrolling in 4-year college in fall, member of Youth on Course (Golf organization - see website<br class=""> </font></div><div class=""><a class="gmail-in-cell-link" href="https://youthoncourse.smapply.io/prog/youth_on_course_scholarship/" target="_blank"><font face="Arial" class="">https://youthoncourse.smapply.io/prog/youth_on_course_scholarship/</font></a></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><b class="" style="text-align: center;">How to apply for scholarships:</b><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><div id="gmail-m_-4878131175716066754m_-9061029461733931655m_7285837106137984663gmail-m_-6858987642892722453gmail-:1ce" class="" style="direction: ltr; margin: 8px 0px 0px; padding: 0px;"><div id="gmail-m_-4878131175716066754m_-9061029461733931655m_7285837106137984663gmail-m_-6858987642892722453gmail-:1cd" class="" style="overflow: hidden; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; line-height: 1.5;"><div dir="ltr" class=""><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">1. <b class="">Look at each school</b> you are applying to for their scholarship opportunities, eligibility, requirements, and deadlines.</font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">2<b class="">.Look at websites</b> and plan ahead for a scholarship. Ask everyone if they know of scholarships- employers, churches, temples, civic groups, sororities, fraternities, and more.</font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">3<b class="">. Save your essays</b> in google docs from college applications which may be used for the scholarship application. </font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">4. Ask 1-2 people for a strong <b class="">letter of recommendation</b>.  Recommenders may upload or mail a letter of recommendation directly to the scholarship group.</font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">5. Finish applications for FAFSA or Dream Act or Chafee (for foster youth) for financial aid and the CSS for private schools.</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"> </span><a href="https://fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm" target="_blank" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">Information and Apply for FAFSA</a>  <font color="#000000" class=""><br class=""></font></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"> </span><a href="https://dream.csac.ca.gov/" target="_blank" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">Apply to California Dream Act Application</a>  <br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"> </span><a href="https://www.chafee.csac.ca.gov/" target="_blank" class="" style="color: rgb(15, 98, 166);">Apply to Chaffee Grant</a>  <br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><b class=""><font color="#ff0000" face="Arial" class="">Here is a spreadsheet with scholarship opportunities in monthly tabs at the bottom:</font></b></div><div class=""><a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gY3jeHg3G4ONMB9UJHwrHMo4t8dH_b4O6x80Skcj5xw" target="_blank" class=""><font face="Arial" class="">https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gY3jeHg3G4ONMB9UJHwrHMo4t8dH_b4O6x80Skcj5xw</font></a></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class="">We will update the spreadsheet as we receive the scholarship news. Many have <i class="">not</i> been changed yet for the new school year. Check the deadlines. Go to the original websites to verify.</font></div><div class=""><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><span class="" style="word-spacing: normal;"><font color="#000000" face="Arial" class=""><b class="">Other Tips for Scholarships:</b></font></span></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="word-spacing: normal; color: rgb(25, 25, 25);">1. Watch out for companies that make generous scholarship promises, charge you money to apply for and/or receive a scholarship, ask you to send money first, require you send a seminar or request your credit card/bank account number.</span><span class="" style="word-spacing: normal; color: rgb(25, 25, 25);"> </span></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25); word-spacing: normal;">2. Most scholarship information is available for free. Check your school website, the internet, or  local library. No scholarship is guaranteed.</span><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25); word-spacing: normal;">3. Never give your credit card information, bank account information or Social Security number to hold a scholarship or grant. </span><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25); word-spacing: normal;">4. Apply for as many scholarships as you can.  There is no limit to how many you may receive ; however, some organizations may ask you to share financial need and packages/awards you received in order to share resources with others who may not have received anything.</span><br class=""></font></div><div class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25); word-spacing: normal;"><font face="Arial" class="">___________________________________________________________________________</font></span></div><div class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(25, 25, 25); word-spacing: normal;"><font face="Arial" class=""><br class=""></font></span></div><div class=""><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-size: 11px;"><font face="Arial" class="">Nicole Chee, Jenny Fosket, and Chaghig Walker are the parent-volunteer facilitators of the Etree; please direct any questions about the Etree to them at <a href="mailto:bhs-owner@lmi.net" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class="">bhs-owner@lmi.net</a>.</font></span></div><p dir="ltr" class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"> </font></p><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">BHS Etree archives: </span><a href="http://lists.lmi.net/pipermail/bhs/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://lists.lmi.net/pipermail/bhs/</span></a></font></div><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">BHS website: </span><a href="http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/</span></a></font></div><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">BUSD 2019-2020 Calendar: </span><a href="https://www.berkeleyschools.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/BerkeleyUSDCalendar-K12-2019-20-v6.pdf" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://bit.ly/BUSDCalendar1920</span></a></font></div><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">BUSD Non-Discrimination Statement / la Pol√≠tica de No Discriminaci√≥n: </span><a href="http://bit.ly/BUSDNDPolicy" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://bit.ly/BUSDNDPolicy</span></a></font></div><p dir="ltr" class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"> </font></p><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; font-size: 11px;"><font face="Arial" class="">To post a message, send to: <a href="mailto:bhs@lmi.net" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class="">bhs@lmi.net</a>.</font></span></div><p dir="ltr" class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"> </font></p><div class="" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font face="Arial" class="" style="font-size: 11px;"><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">To </span><span class="" style="color: rgb(255, 38, 0); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">unsubscribe</span><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> from the Etree, send an <span class="gmail-il">email</span> to <a href="mailto:bhs-request@lmi.net" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class="">bhs-request@lmi.net</a> with one word only in the subject line: unsubscribe.  The request must be sent from the <span class="gmail-il">email</span> address that is subscribed to the list.  If that does not work, visit the URL at the bottom of each message, or put your <span class="gmail-il">email</span> address at the end of this URL:  </span><a href="http://lists.lmi.net/mailman/options/bhs/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank" class=""><span class="" style="color: rgb(87, 124, 173); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://lists.lmi.net/mailman/options/bhs/</span></a>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