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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 11A Scholarship ,:,pportunities are available GETTING AN EDUCATION Additional scholarships are listed on fastweb.com, stu- dentscholarships.org and scholarships.com. High school counselors often have applica- tions, as well as information about registering for the SAT and ACT tests. They also rec- ommend the "Paying for Col- lege Student Resource Guide" from U.S. Congresswoman Lu- ciUe Roybal-Allard. Elks National Foundation scholarships, $4,000 - $60,000 Open to high school seniors exhibiting scholarship, lead- ership and financial need, Must have taken the SAT or ACT by Nov. 15. Requires es- say. Scholarship applications available at high school coun- selor's office. Deadline: Dec. 7. Every 2nd Saturday 8am-1 1am November-April NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards Open to high school seniors who have their own business. Apply online at NFIB.com/YEA. Deadline: Dec. 17. RMHC U.S. scholarship program Ronald McDonald House Charities has four scholar- ships for Northern California residents based on financial need, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement. Can be used at any college or technical school. Apply at rmhc.org. Deadline: Dec. 20. Elks LegacY Award Open to high school seniors with a family member in the Elks. Contact,Dave Saltel at 916-425-9488 for information. Deadline: Dec. 31. John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage essay contest, $500 - $1o,ooo Essay contest open to high school students. Topic: an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official, in 1,000 words or less. Winner wins $10,000 and a trip to Boston. Must ap- ply online. More information is available at jfklibrary.org. Deadline: Jan. 5, 2013. GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program, $40,000 Looking for high school se- niors with leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need and plans to en- roll in four-year college. Na- tional scholarship program for 20recipients offers $10,000 a year for four years. Apply online at reagan foundation.org/scholarships. Deadline: Jan. 10, 2013. CAC Educational Scholar- ship Foundation, $1,500 - $2,500 Three awards available for California high school se- niors; can be used at any col- lege or trade school. Requires essay. Applications available at high school counselor's of- rice or online at cacesf.org. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2013. AXA Achievement Commu- nity Scholarship, $2,000 Up to 375 winners will be chosen from high school se- niors nationwide. Applicants must be active in the community, have led a project or overcome personal challenges. For more information or to apply: axa-achievement.org. Dead- line: Feb. 1, 2013. eQuality Scholarship Col- laborative, $6,000 Multiple awards available to high school seniors who re- side in northern or central California; plan to attend col- lege, university or trade school; and have been in- volved in service to the les- bian/gay/bisexual/transgend er community. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2013. UNR freshmen scholar- ships, amount varies University of Nevada, Reno has a number of freshmen scholarships available for high school seniors. Apply at unr.edu/admissions. Dead- line: Feb. 1, 2013. California Teachers Associ- ation, $3,000 - $5,000 Thirty-four scholarships will be given statewide to high sc oolenor ho area II .parent or guardian who is a CTA member. Information and applications are available at cta.org/scholarships or the high school counselor. Dead- line: Feb. 8, 2013. Pacific Gas and Electric Co., $1,000 - $5,000 Eighty-plus scholarships are offered to high school se- niors living in areas serviced by PG&E in Northern or Cen- tral California. Scholarships are sponsored by the follow- ing employee resource groups: Access -- requires essay on disability issues. BEA -- focuses on African- American leadership. InspirAsian -- requires es- say on community service Company coming for the Holidays? There's still time for interior painting and touch-ups No job too big or too smalll We've built our reputation on competitive prices 1 and uncompromised quality since 1980. Free Estimates 1 A.A. Knudsen Painti00 Graeagle: 836-0160 CALIC#595150 Quincy: 448-6594 DAVID J. HEASLETT Attorney At Law Representing Clients, Trustees and Beneficiaries for: Probate, Conservatorships, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning. Also representing clients in Bankruptcy, DUI, Criminal Defense, and Business Law (530) 836-4625 www.graeaglelaw.c0m 6 Graeagle Village Center or diversity. Latino -- focuses on Latinos and diversity. Legacy -- requires work or volunteering with senior citi- zens. PRIDE -- focuses on service to lesbian/gay/transgender. PSEA -- for dependents of PG&E workers. Samahan -- requires in- volvement with Filipino- Americans. Veterans -- requires an es- say on volunteering. Women's Network -- re- quires intent to study science, technology, engineering or math. Students must fill out the basic scholarship application and a supplemental applica- tion for the specific scholar- ship. Go to pge.com/about/community/s cholarships for more informa- tion and applications. Dead- line: Feb. 13, 2013. Uhiversiy of Dayton (Ohio) Leadership in Service Scholarship, $10,000 High school seniors apply- ing to the University of Day- ton may see their high school counselors about a scholar- ship for a student who is com- mitted to community service and personal development. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2013. Italian Catholic Federation, $400 Open to Roman Catholic high school seniors of Italian descent, or those with a par- ent or grandparent who is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation. Mini- mum GPA of 3.2 required. Ap- plications available from high school counselor. Deadline: March 15, 2013. Plumas-Sierra Rural Elec- tric Cooperative Scholar- ship, $1,000 Two awards available to high school seniors whose households receive power through PSREC or Internet from Plumas-Sierra Telecom- munications or Got SKY. Re- quires essay, minimum 2.5 GPA. Applications available from high school counselor or at psrec.coop. Deadline: March 15, 2013. California Wine Grape Growers Scholarships, $2,000 - $8,000 Open to high school seniors who have a parent who is a vineyard employee in 2012-13. Student must plan to attend a California community college, CSU or UC. Apply at cwggf.org. Deadline: April 5, 2013. Robert Miller Scholarship for Viticulture and Enology, $500 - $1,000 Open to high school seniors planning to attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo or Alan Han- cock Community College and planning to major in viticul- ture or enology. Apply at cwggf.org. Deadline: April 5, 2013. Youth Energy Seminar, July 22 - 26 Delegate positions open to students in grades nine - 11 whose households receive power through Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative or Internet through Plumas-Sier- ra Telecommunications or Got SKY. Delegates will learn how to run a not-for-profit business, do a ropes course and participate in activities. No essay required. Applica- tions available from high school counselor or psrec.coop. Deadline: May 15, 2013. The United Bikers of Northern California Plumas County Chapter "ALL YOU CAN EAT" BISCUITS & GRAVY BREAKFAST at the Feather River Grange, Quincy Includes: Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Fruit, Juice, Milk, Coffee, and Tea Bloody Mary's, Screwdrivers & Mimosas available for an additional $4 Supports our local hospice & other local charities! For more info" Dave & Helen Reynolds 283-4950 lsv NEW YEUgS EvE PANTY AFTER THE END OF THE WORLD MONDAY, DEC 3 IS1" 8pm - 2am dk ................... LOUNF_.: '  ' : ' 395 Main St., Quincy - 283-9788 www.mainstreetsportsbar.net , ,, tto 00aopv .00laav Xttesda 4-6P  II Do you know what to do with leftover paint? Recycling with PaintCare is simple and convenient. Please join us in protecting the environment by recycling and properly disposing of your leftover paint. How does it work? When you buy a gallon of new paint, 75 of the purchase price flJndsthe cost of recycling your old leftover paint. (35 for quarts; $1.60 for 5-gallon cans.) 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