Local Scholarships

  • Thousands of dollars from local clubs, community organizations, and private donors are given each year to THS seniors.  Interested students need to complete an online scholarship application in January (information is mailed home).  Scholarship recipients and their parents/guests are honored at Senior Awards Night in May in the Bulldog Arena.  Many eligible students neglect to apply every year!  Are you interested in being a scholarship sponsor?  Contact Kristin Bettencourt at (209) 667-0888 for more information.

National Scholarships

  • National scholarships are announced in the Daily Bulletin and posted on the school website on a weekly basis.  There are also many scholarship search engines available online and most colleges and universities have separate scholarship applications.  Beware of scholarship scams!  See your counselor if you have any questions about a questionable scholarship opportunity.

2019-2020 Scholarships

  • Sigma Omega Phi Epsilon Chapter Onyx Scholarship Open to graduating female seniors who will be attending CSU Stanislaus for the 2020-2021 school year.  Our purpose for this scholarship is to promote further educational development of the next graduating class of leaders, educators and professionals. To encourage students no matter the ethnicity, sexual orientation, color, income, religion, or beliefs to continue their education and follow their dreams.

    Deadline: Filled in application and essay must be completed and turned in by April 26, 2020 11:59pm.

    Please submit scholarship via email as an attachment to epsilonchaptersop@gmail.com with subject: “(name)-Scholarship Application”


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  • American Association of Blacks in Energy California (AABE CA) Chapter Five $1000 scholarships for graduating seniors of underrepresented minority (African Americans, Hispanic or Native Americans) intending to enroll in an accredited college or university Pursuing a business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics field.  Must have unweighted academic average of B or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale). Additionally, top 3 students will be considered for (1) National award ($5,000) and (1) Western Region award ($3,000).

    Deadline: March 15, 2020




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  • DW61 (Dennis Wallace) Foundation, Inc. 2020 Scholarship DW61 Foundation, Inc. wants to spread the message of hope and compassion. We believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. This scholarship open to graduating seniors that plan to attend a 2 or 4 year degree at an accredited college or university or vocational trade school. Selection will be based upon character, academic performance, extracurricular activities and community involvement.  Applications must include an application form, two letters of reference, and a personal statement describing your professional and career goals.

    -Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology, City Planning (Rural and Urban), Habitat or Forest Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Environmental Conservation, Land Management or allied subjects. 

    For more information and application, email Judy Spencer at gardenscholarship@gmail.com.


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  • Turlock Garden Club Scholarship Four $1,000 scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year will be awarded to graduating high school students who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college as undergraduates. To be eligible for the Turlock Garden Club scholarship, the student shall:

    1. Be a student of Turlock, Denair Hughson, or Hilmar High Schools, other applicants will also be considered.
    2. Be a high school graduating senior or a full-time college student
    3. Be majoring in the study of Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, City Planning (rural or urban), Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Environmental Conservation, Land Management, or allied subjects.

    4. Have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA for the most recent two semesters.

    Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020


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  • A-Z Foundation Group Scholarship Turlock Committee The A-Z Foundation Group is offering a $500 scholarship to a high school graduate who plans to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of 2020. Applicant must have a parent that is a veteran, or currently serving. Deadline: March 30, 2020 


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  • PB&J Scholarship $500-$1000 Scholarship focused on helping students whose test scores or GPAs might not be the best but have the drive to succeed.  The founder describes himself as determined but having low test scores and GPA so he got rejected a lot.  He lived off of PB&J scholarships during his first year of college to fund a scholarship for a student like him.  This scholarship is looking for students who may have experienced challenges in their life and have the drive to succeed. Open to all college-bound seniors who will be attending a 2 year or 4-year University.

    Application: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020.

    Deadline: May 31, 2020

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  • Bill and Bertha Scheuber Vocational Scholarship $1000 scholarship to be awarded to a deserving Stanislaus County high school graduating senior planning to further his/her education in a vocational field.  Students must be planning to attend either a 4 year, community college OR vocational/technical school in one of the following majors: agriculture, business, health, home economics, industrial technology or related area.  Print attached application and send to address listed on application. Letters of recommendation are encouraged.

    Deadline: Must be RECEIVED by 5:00 pm, March 27th, 2020.


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  • Legal Secretaries, Inc. EULA MAE JETT Scholarship Program Multiple scholarships available worth up to $2000.  Scholarships granted to individuals interested in pursuing an opportunity in the legal profession including legal secretaries, legal assistants (including paralegals), court reporters and law office administrators. Scholarships are not intended for students planning to enter law school. 

    Information and application: https://www.lsi.org/scholarships/

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  • American Welding Society Scholarship Over $1 million is awarded annually through National, District, and Section scholarships to help students achieve their dreams through education. Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Deadline: March 1st. Students complete one master application for all eligible scholarships.

    Application: scholarship.aws.org

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  • The Stanislaus Health Foundation is pleased to let you know the following scholarship applications will be available at www.goingmerry.com on February 1.

    • Dottie Stevens Memorial Health Care Scholarship
    • Dr. Amanda Crews Memorial Health Care Scholarship
    • Empowering Futures Scholarship
    • Teddie Hartman Memorial Health Care Scholarship

    Deadline: April 1st

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  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing window is between October 1 and March 2.  Be on the lookout for free workshops at Modesto Junior College, Merced College, and CSU Stanislaus.