Local Scholarships

This list may not be all inclusive.  Please check back periodically or check with: Amador -- Mel Jagota; Argonaut -- Mrs. Zaffarano or Alternative Education -- Mrs. Martinez

Amador County Association of Realtors -- Must be a county resident for a minimum of two years

Amador County Board of Supervisors -- Special consideration to those who have served the community.  Top five candidates will be interviewed.

Amador County Peace Officers Association

Amador County Republican Women's Federated -- Must include an essay on "What America Means to Me"

Amador County Sheriff's Office Association -- School and community involvement, 2.8 + GPA

Amador Upcountry Rotary Club -- Interview required, 3.0 + GPA, leadership, citizenship

Henry Clay Masonic Lodge -- Based on scholarship, involvement, citizenship and need

Italian Benevolent Society -- Students of Italian descent will be considered first.  Please include Italian lineage page

Jackson Lions -- scholastic aptitude, financial need, citizenship, vocational aptitude

John Begovich Memorial Scholarship -- Please include strong showing of community service

John Vukovich Memorial Scholarship -- Must have participated in varsity sports for two years, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, a letter of recommendation from a coach and a letter of recommendation from a teacher

Ken Blake Memorial Scholarship -- Community involvement imperative

Marilyn Busch Memorial Scholarship

James Welch Memorial Scholarship -- Needs based.  Must be a count resident for a minimum of four years 

Local Community College or Vocational/Trade School

AAUW -- Female resident of Amador County, must take a minimum of six units each semester next year at a California Community College.  Education goals can include an AA degree, a certificate of completion or transfer to a four year college.  Must participate in an interview in April and attend a luncheon in May if selected

Amador County Sheriff's Office Association -- Minimum of four years as a county resident and must be going to a 2 year college or vocational school

Argonaut Breakfast Lions Club -- For vocational school (i.e. truck driving, cosmetology, culinary, dental assisting, construction trades, auto or others).  Must attend a club meeting to receive scholarship

Kyle Gay Memorial Automotive Technology Scholarship -- For automotive and related fields

Sutter Creek Women's Club -- For students applying to trade/vocational or two-year community college 

Special Majors