Scholarship Plans for students at Central Valley Christian Academy
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CVCA Scholarships (Elementary and Secondary students) – must be enrolled full-time – must demonstrate need – students age 14 and above must participate in the Work-Study Program – parents must make a financial commitment – parents must apply for all other available scholarships – applications are accepted beginning July 1 on a first-come-first served basis.
Constituent Church Worthy Students Funds (Elementary and Secondary students) -applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis The following Central California Conference and Pacific Union Conference scholarship applications are available at the school office or online at http://cccedu.adventistfaith.org/scholarships
CCC Endowment Fund (Elementary and Secondary students) – parent and or student must be a baptized member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Central California – must demonstrate financial need – parents and local church must make a financial commitment – Deadline is June 30.
Pacific Union Endowment Fund (Secondary students) – parent or student must be a baptized member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Pacific Union – must be enrolled full-time – Deadline is June 30.
Three Way Matching Fund (Secondary students) – must be enrolled full-time – request begins with the local church, then is match by the Conference and the school – maximum amount is $300 from each entity for a total of $900 – Deadline is September 15.
New Member Evangelism Fund (Elementary and Secondary students) – student or parent must have been baptized in the Adventist church within past 2 years. -first-time enrolled students for the 2014-2015 school year. – a 20% scholarship is available towards registration fees and tuition for two years. – Deadline is June 30
Suggestions For Seeking Scholarships for College/University
Scholarships opportunities of which are aware are listed on this web page, posted on the bulletin board in the High School hallway, and complete lists are available in the office. Students should check this list regularly. Write to any college or university you are interested in attending and ask for information on, and applications for; grants, loans, scholarships, work study, and co-op programs. Request a “complete financial aid package.” Each will have an application in addition to state and federal applications. Ask to be added to their mailing list.
- Submit a neat application in blue or black ink. Check information for accuracy. Be certain the student’s social security number is correct.
- Keep copies of all applications. Make a note of the date mailed.
- Parents and students should check with employers, stores and various clubs for possible scholarship or tuition plan benefits.
- For best results, apply for everything for which you are eligible.
- Prepare a TYPED “Activity Resume” to include with all applications and give a copy to anyone you ask to write a letter of recommendation for you. The resume should include (by grade levels) all in-school activities (athletics, clubs, music, religious services, offices held, etc.). It should list all community service activities (church, volunteer projects, mission trips, etc.). Include any employment you have had during high school.
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