"Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary"...Episode 25...”Close Your Eyes, Take a deep breath and Reflect… Everything is going to be alright!”

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This is our 25th episode of the Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary! We will be taking CB commercial breaks throughout tonight’s programs where our viewers can win some exciting prizes in honor of celebrating the life of our Shawn E. Washington, II! 

Moment of Silence for Shawn E Wa - Today we celebrate his life and the countless lives he touched! 

Shawn’s Legacy page on facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/ShawnEWa

Shawn’s Fight for Justice CARavan - May 9th - 2:00pm - 4:30pm at Sequoia Park - 866 Wawona, Manteca, CA - stay in our cars, wear your mask and let’s find Justice for Shawn!!!


Essay on Shawn’s saying, “Close Your Eyes, Take a Deep Breath and Reflect…It will be alright!” 

Minimum 500 and Up to 750 words, double spaced and due May 1, 2020

Email collegeboundprograms@gmail.com for more details

Educational Info

University of California offers Perkins Loan borrowers relief. Will other colleges follow?



Cathy Hopper Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 22 2020 


Cathy Hopper was a long-time educator and resident of San Diego County. She received her Master of Arts in Education from San Diego State University. She was a teacher in the social studies classroom of Gompers Middle School and then Taft Middle School. She became Vice Principal at Madison, then Patrick Henry High which she helped open. Cathy became Principal at Wright Brothers Career High, then Bell Jr. High and was the first Principal at University City High, being one of only two women high school principals at the time. Cathy then served as Assistant Superintendent of Operations for the San Diego Unified School District. She was one of the administrators during the tumultuous integration movement and worked tirelessly to allay fears and helped make for a peaceful transition. Upon her retirement, Cathy helped inaugurate the Aaron Price Fellows Scholarship Program.

Cathy Hopper Memorial Scholarship applicants must:

  • Have resided in San Diego County for at least one year
  • Have graduated from a public high school in San Diego County
  • Be current college/university students currently pursuing their teaching credential and/or student teaching at a university in California with the goal of a career as a K-12 public school teacher in California
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Have shown a commitment to their community through meaningful community service
  • Have a demonstrated financial need

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and fees room & board, and other educational expenses.

The scholarship may be renewable (depending upon available funds) for up to two years total, provided the student maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, good citizenship record, and continues to have financial need.

The William Male Foundation (“WMF”) -

Deadline: June 30th


Awards a broad array of grants to assist individual artists in San Diego County.  Applicants may be pursuing formal training in the arts at a college/university/academy or from a private instructor or coach.  Formal training, however, is not required, and funds may also be used for travel, study, or other similar purposes to enhance a particular skill of the grantee or to produce a specific product.

The typical grant is between $1,000-$5,000.  The maximum we award during one grant cycle is $5,000.  Artists often apply for grant renewals, and we have continued to support artists with additional funding when we can.



Deadline: July 15th

Capture the Dream funds two different scholarships each year. One is The Single Parent Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship available to single parents who are California residents and either graduating seniors in high school or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at a two or four-year California college. The other scholarship is The George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship, which is another $1,000 scholarship. This one is available to minority students who are residents of California-either graduating seniors in high school or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at a two or four-year California college.



Deadline: July 25

This is a scholarship that is awarded to a member of the hemophilia community or family members of those living with hemophilia. The scholarship is based on an applicant's statement of goals and intentions, with priority given to those who state an intent to go to a post-secondary school in California. Other factors going into deciding who scholarship recipients are GPA, community involvement, and financial need.



Deadline: May 15th

This scholarship is awarded to a high school student who intends on enrolling in a food service or culinary program at a California post-secondary school. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and submit an essay explaining why they are the best candidate for the scholarship that year. Applications will be judged on the quality of the essay submitted.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarships


Deadline: May 15th 

Undergraduate, Graduate and Community Scholarships Plus How to access the EAF scholarships video


Coming Next Sunday

5 high school senior scholarships from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.,

Omega Omicron Omega Chapter

Inspirational Moment

Thank you Aunt Joy

“Don’t forget where you come from, but NEVER lose sight of where you’re going!”


See you next Sunday for our 26th Episode of “Scholarship Sundays with Dr. Dary”




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