Know how you're going to pay for college? There are many opportunities to get free money for your education through scholarships. Most are open to multiple grade levels... and some are even open to junior high!
Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) has a scholarship open to all qualified graduating high school seniors of any ethnical or cultural background. Applications are due January 31: http://www.apca-att.org/scholarship.html
Equity Scholarship recognizes service to the LGBT community. Visit www.equityscholarship.org to apply by February 1.
The Schwab-Rosenhouse Scholarship is for local area Seniors, applications due February 9. Visit http://jewishsac.org/schwabrosenhousescholarships to apply.
The local Active 20-30 club Scholarship is open to female seniors, applications due February 21. Use attached application.
Operation Recognition offers Juniors & Seniors a scholarship for an essay on a patriotic topic. See attached flier, due April 21.
Also see attached Student Scholarship flier for some opportunities (scroll down for later deadlines, as late as June 30, 2017).