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    Always look at these links for new and additional opportunities - new scholarships every week - there are 15 scholarships here. Click to see qualifications, due dates and award amounts.

    Scholarships will be posted or updated as they arrive

    The ones due first will be on top.
    You must finish your FAFSA before March to be eligible for the Siskiyou Promise.  You also must graduate from High School.

    2019 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship

    I'm pleased to announce the 2019 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information  can be found on our scholarship application below:
    Deadline: June 30, 2020
    Award Amount: $1,500

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    Zack Swam Memorial Scholarship - Click for application form

    The Zach Swan Memorial Scholarship is open to all graduating seniors from
    Dunsmuir High School with plans to attend a four-year university, junior
    college or trade school. This scholarship is made possible through generous
    donations from members of the Dunsmuir Community and former DHS
    Alumni. Zach was a tremendous young man who was a DHS graduate, fellow
    teacher/coach and genuinely a person of tremendous character. The
    recipient of this scholarship should exemplify some of these same character
    traits and drive to succeed in their future endeavors.
    Scholarship Requirements:
    Must be a graduating senior from the Dunsmuir High School class of
    Must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher
    verified by the school counselor or principal
    Plans to attend a four-year university, junior college or trade school
    A one-two page, handwritten letter that discusses your plans for the
    future, course of study and addresses the following; “Zach was forced
    to face and overcome many obstacles in his life. Please explain how
    you have overcome a challenge in your life and how it has shaped your
    plans for the future"
    Signatures from two Dunsmuir High School teachers who would be
    willing to discuss your academic abilities and citizenship qualities with
    the scholarship committee
    3 Letters of Recommendation
    Completed application must be post marked by April 12, 2019
    Awards: Minimum of $500.00:
    Please return the completed application to Mr. Kellar or Ms. Templeton, at
    Dunsmuir High School.
    Late applications will not be considered
    If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Kellar (530) 235-4835

    Ron Dolf Scholarship

    Railroad Days Scholarship

    Guided Pathway Support Program

    The Ron Brown Scholar Program is also accepting applications from African American juniors and seniors for its Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS).
    Launched in 2016, GPS is a free online college access and advising program that helps African American high school juniors and seniors navigate the college application process using Ron Brown scholars as guides. Each year, GPS offers 10–12 scholarships to participating high school seniors based on contributions to the GPS online college access community, academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership. GPS is now accepting applications from current and rising African American high school juniors and seniors. For more information on GPS, please visit their website at .

    Horatio Alger Association

    The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. offers college scholarships for up to $25,000 to students who possess the character to succeed in life. To learn more and to apply, visit Applications are being accepted now.
    1. 2.0 GPA or higher;
    2. Require financial assistance to attend college ($55,000 maximum adjusted gross family income)
    3. Strong commitment to completing a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit institution in the USA (you can start at a two-year institution and transfer)
    4. Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    5. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    6. Be a US Citizen

    Tri Counties Bank Scholarship Program

    Application Deadline: March 11, 2020
    Up to $1500.00 for 4-yeat college and up to $1000 for community college
    Looking for talented seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement and business entrepreneurship - especially among economically disadvantaged youth.
    For more information visit:
    In partnership with Shasta Regional Community Foundation
    Mission: to improve the financial success and wellbeing of the people we serve.
    Optimal candidate: Community minded and intellectually gifted students who will in turn strengthen our communities.

    The College of the Siskiyous Foundation

    COS Foundation announces scholarship applications for 2020/2021 are now available for Siskiyou and Modoc County high school seniors (graduating June 2020) and current COS students who plan to attend COS during the 2020/2021 year.  Deadline to apply is March 13, 2020. All students are encouraged to apply. Scholarship applications may be downloaded here,  or stop by the Weed Campus Public Relations & Foundation Office (building 95) to pick up an application.

    Nor-Cal RCA (Retired Coaches Association) Scholarship

    Deadline: 3/13/2020 12 Midnight PST
    Award amount $1200
    Graduating from a high school in Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama or Trinity County this year.
    Must have participated inn at least 2 seasons of Varsity-level CIF sports while in High School.
    Minimum GPA 2.75
    Demonstrate financial need by submitting financial aid documents
    Plan to attend an accredited college or technical institution in 2020-2021
    You do Not need to participate in athletics in college
    Apply on line at:
    Contact Bob Lowden for more information at

    Dunsmuir Scholarship

    Click here for the Dunsmuir Scholarship information. Deadline is April 15th.

    The items below have not been updated since last year.

    Italian Catholic Federation

    Due date prior to March 15, 2019
    GPA 3.2
    Go to their web site www,icf,org to download an application.
    Pick up information about the requirements to qualify to submit an application in Ms. Templeton’s office.

    Dignity Health -Mercy Medical Center- Mt. Shasta

    Two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1000 each from Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta
    Two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1000 each from Mercy Mt. Shasta Auxiliary.
    Due date March 29, 2019, by 3:00 pm
    In the   Office of Mercy Medical Center of Mr. Shasta 914 Pine St. Mr. Shasta CA 96067
    An electronically submitted application will not be accepted.

    Shasta Lily Quilt Guild

    Due date prior to March 31, 2019
    GPA 3.0
    1 scholarship $1000
    Pursuing careers in the following artistic fields, quilting, fabric design, fabic or fiber arts, graphic design, fine arts or applied arts.  
    Two letters of reference
    Portifolio of Artistic Expression

    Siskiyou County Cattlewomen

    Due Date prior to April 1, 2019
    Two $1000.00 Scholarships
    1 for a student entering an agriculture-related program in college
    1 is for any student entering college regardless of their major.
    Pick up the application in Ms. Templeton’s office

    The Shasta head Start Scholarship (previously known as the Eva Johnson Memorial Scholarship)

    This scholarship is a $1000.00 scholarship made possible by the generosity of the Redding Bank of Commerce. Each year it is awarded to a high school senior who is an alumnus of a Head Start Preschool Program, for continuing education, i.e., community college, state college, university or vocational school. The scholarship application and instructions can be found at Feel free to contact Gloriana Rhodes, Administrative Coordinator for more information. She can be reached at Shasta Head Start Child Development, Inc. 375 Lake Blvd. Suite 100, in Redding, CA 96003. Her phone number is 530-245-2850.

    Dunsmuir Scholarship

    Due date April 12, 2019
    Awards vary
    Start working on it now.
    Pick up an application in Ms. Templeton’s office or on the DHS website. 2019-2020

    Shasta Head Start

    Due date April 12, 2019
    GPA 3.0
    Must be an Alumnus of a Head Start program
    The application is available online at
    You may also pick up the application in Ms. Templeton’s office

    Dr. Robert Adams Scholarship

    I am happy to announce that the McCloud Healthcare Clinic is once again offering a $1,000 scholarship in memory of its founding physician, Dr. Robert Adams. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in a healthcare field are encouraged to apply. The deadline is Friday April 26th, 2019 for postmark or drop off at one of our Clinic sites. I’ve attached the application packet with instructions. Applications and instructions will soon also be able to be obtained at our clinic website

    The Siskiyou Charter of ACSA

     - The applicant must:
    1.Be a graduating high school senior in the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
    2.Have a 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average (unweighted).
    1.Grade point average in courses completed.
    2.In-school and outside-of-school participation in leadership and activities.
    3.Plans for college and/or future career training.
    1.The complete application shall consist of the following:
    A. An essay not to exceed 300 words dealing with the importance of having advanced education/training and how it pertains to you.
    B. An application form filled out by the applicant.
    C. A copy of the applicant’s transcripts.
    2.By Friday, April 26, 2019, a completed application packet must be either:A.emailed to ORB.postmarked and sent to:
    Ellen Levy
    Siskiyou County Office of Education
    609 South Gold Street
    Yreka, California 96097

    Siskiyou Bowman Ryan D Campbell Memorial Scholarship Application

    1 $500 scholarship
    Open to students who are pursuing a career in the community /civil services industry.  Like teaching, nursing, counseling, youth programs, and others.
    More info will be posted later

    See more scholarships at <>

    Reading and Research

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    Free resources from the State

    Kahn Academy. Use this link :
    You will have to create an account. Choose Learner or Parent and go from there.
    Other ways to see Khan Academy lectures include going to YouTube and searching for “Khan Academy lecture on ----“ whatever you want, like “Pythagorean Theorem”.

    School Library Catalogue

    Siskiyou County Library


    Library bonuses

    Your library card works at all Siskiyou branches, and on line.

    You can use your public library card at school or at home to:

    Look at magazines

    Place requests for items to be delivered to your branch

    Download e-books and audio books

    Get homework help 24/7

    Create a reading list

    Set up e-mail notifications for library transactions

    Learn a language

    Listen to music

    Reading and Research

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    username: dunsmuir
    password: student

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    Special Events and Opportunities

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    Testing Dates
    • PSAT - October 19th
    • ASVAB - November- TBA
    • SAT at DHS -TBA
    Trips to Ashland Oregon to see plays
    Trips & other events
    • September 12th - College Quest at Simpson University
    • September 20 - 22 - Kidder Creek Leadership retreat
    • October 6th - Shasta College preview day for Seniors
    • October 9th - College Financial Aid Night for Seniors and their parents
    • November 8 - 11 - Upward Bound College Field trip (Univ. of Nevada Reno, CSU Sacramento and CSU Chico)
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