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Just Added!!!- Mike Rowe Works Foundation-  Scholarships for those interested in trade schools.

Follow this link to view the requirements and apply.

We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard.  This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar.  It’s about the people who share our values and understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude.

Applications due by Thursday, March 28, 2019

National FFA - Scholarships for students with Agriculture majors.

Follow this link to view 47 pages of scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship catalog:

Link to access scholarship application:

Applications due by February 6, 2019

State FFA Academic Scholarship - Scholarships available to students who plan to major in agriculture in the state of California.

Please follow link to view eligibility requirements.

Scholarship catalog:

Link to access scholarship application:

Application deadline February 1, 2019

John G. & Lillian M. Walsh Family Scholarship - Scholarship will be awarded to high school senior or student returning or transferring to Sierra Community College.  


-Pursuing a degree or certificate at Sierra College in the following: Mechatronics, Drafting & Engineering Support, Engineering, Welding, Construction & Energy Technology, or Applied Art & Design.

-Enrolled in a minimum of 3 semester units of college credit at Sierra College.

-Priority will be given to full-time students enrolled in 12 or more units.

Application due early March 2019

PG&E - More than 200 scholarships were made available last year.

Eligibility guidelines:

-Must be a high school senior or graduate, have received GED certification.

-Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application.

-Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in California

Visit website for details of all available scholarships

Christermon Foundation - Scholarships awarded to California students whose parents and/or grandparents are proprietors of, or employed by an individual or corporation, holding a California liquor license.  This includes restaurants, retailers, distributors, airlines, suppliers, hotels, etc.


-Upon high school graduation, students will attend an accredited four year college or university within the US, beginning with the Fall 2019 term and enrolled as a freshman full time (12+ units)

-Students participate in specific extra-curricular high school activities, as define on application.

-Include with your application a 8.5x11 typed essay.

Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2019

Winning students must attend one of two awards dinners in July 2019

Placer County Farm Bureau - Please follow link for eligibility criteria.

Applications due February 1, 2019

Roseville Better Gardens Scholarship Program - Scholarship available to students pursuing a horticulture related Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Eligibility Requirements

-Resident of Placer County

-3.0 GPA

Applications postmarked by May 1, 2019

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Scholarship presented to graduating high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership potential, civic accomplishments and a strong sense of personal commitment to continuing their education.

Follow this link for a list of available scholarships and their eligibility requirements.

Application deadline February 28, 2019

Placer-Nevada Cattlewomen’s Agriculture Scholarship - Scholarship available to high school students planning to major in agriculture.


-3.0 GPA

-Must declare agriculture as their major upon starting college

-Must enroll full time

-Must be enrolled in at least one agriculture class towards his/her major

Application deadline March 1, 2019

Newcastle Area Business Association Scholarship - Scholarships available to high school seniors living in Newcastle, Penryn, & Ophir


3.0 GPA

Applications postmarked by March 2, 2019

Highland Orchard Aguilar Family Scholarship - Available to Del Oro High School seniors.


-Student must be applying to a technical school, community

 college or 4 year university with interest in an agricultural or

 agricultural related program of study.

-GPA of 2.0 or better

Application deadline April 23, 2019

Schaefer Outfitter - Scholarship available to high school seniors pursuing a degree in agriculture.


-Must be a high school senior attending college for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 semester.

-Must write a response essay.

Applications due April 30, 2019