This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors attending school in Sacramento County, California, or in one of the surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be in good academic standing and be on track to graduate in 2014 (students who entered high school on track to graduate in 2014, but who graduated earlier are also eligible). To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an original essay of 500 words or fewer describing their thoughts about the quotation, "Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world," from the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Nelson Mandela.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.