Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association

College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Home Page Board Members Calendar of Events Projects Goals History Newsletter



College Scholarship for High School Seniors

The Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association (SNA) recognizes the importance of higher education to the residents of our community, and the burden of it’s expense, especially for those in financial need. The SNA Scholarship is available to members of the senior class of Milpitas High School (MHS) and Calaveras Hills High School (CHHS) who will attend college following graduation and are from the Sunnyhills area (from the Milpitas/Fremont border to Jacklin Blvd, between Milpitas Blvd. and I-680). Priority will be given to those who can establish financial need and those who have volunteered or performed community service for SNA. The scholarship shall be presented at the Milpitas High School Senior Awards ceremony or the Calaveras Hills High School Awards Night.


Award: 

$500 Scholarship


Deadline:

Applications must be received no later than April 15 at 3PM, at info@SunnyhillsNeighborhood.org


Eligibility:

  • Must be a graduating senior at Milpitas High School or Calaveras Hills High School

  • Must plan on attending a 2 or a 4-year college or university in the fall of the year of graduation and taking a “full-time student class load”

  • Must compose a 1,000 word essay or an 8 minute video on the following topic: “How has living in Sunnyhills made a difference in who I have become?”


Submission Requirements:

  1. Completed Cover Page

  2. MHS and/or CHHS Unofficial Transcript

  3. Evidence of volunteering or providing community service for the SNA if relevant

  4. Copy of free or reduced lunch documentation if relevant to establishing financial need

  5. 1,000 word computer printed essay or link to 8 minute video on the topic “How has living in Sunnyhills made a difference in who I have become?”


Selection:

The winner will be selected by a panel of Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association members who will choose the most inspiring applicant. The winner will be announced at the winner’s  Awards Night in May. All decisions are final.


Payment:

The check will be issued by SNA upon receipt of the winner’s Fall class schedule as proof of full-time enrollment in a 2 or 4 year college program. The winner’s schedule must be received by SNA by Oct.1, 2020. Please send proof to Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association, 1421 Yellowstone Ave, Milpitas, CA 95035-6913 or info@sunnyhillsneighborhood.org


Application Form

Please PRINT LEGIBLY to fill out this application form (except for signature lines):

Date:



Name:



Email Address:



Address:



Phone:



Have You Participated in the free or reduced lunch program?

  • Yes - if yes, include evidence

  • No

Parent/Guardian Name:



Parent/Guardian Name:



MHS/CHHS Staff Reference1 (Name):



MHS/CHHS Staff Reference1 (Signature):



MHS/CHHS Staff Reference2 (Name):



MHS/CHHS Staff Reference2 (Signature):



I understand and abide by the rules of this scholarship. I also allow SNA to use my essay or video for marketing purposes,

Student Signature:


Parent Signature:



All of the following must be submitted along with this complete application:

  1. A copy of your unofficial high school transcript

  2. A 1,000 word essay or 8 minute video about how living in Sunnyhills made a difference in who you have become.

  3. Evidence of free or reduced lunch status if relevant.

  4. Evidence of volunteer service for SNA if relevant.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than April 15 at 3PM, at info@SunnyhillsNeighborhood.org



Become a member!

Annual dues are only $20/year and tax-deductible due to an IRS non-profit status letter. To use PayPal, click Donate below to send your contribution.


or print our membership form and mail a check to SNA, 1421 Yellowstone Ave, Milpitas, CA 95035-6913

Pursuant to Article 12, section 1 of the corporation's Bylaws, rights of members shall include:
1) Notice of all regular, special, and annual meetings, plus notice of any committee meetings in which they have expressed interest.
2) Copies of any newsletters or other publications of the organization, plus requested copies of any other documents of the organization.
3) The right to vote at all general meetings and the right to vote on any sub-committees that they join.
4) The right to offer motions germane to the group and have those motions given a fair hearing before the assembled membership.

Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association, 1421 Yellowstone Ave, Milpitas, CA 95035-6913, 408-262-0420, info@SunnyhillsNeighborhood.org