The Philip M. Dowd Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 6

Friday
Awarded By:

Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  3. Must reside in and attend a high school in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, Shasta, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, or Butte Counties.
  4. Must be majoring in public administration, political science, or government.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for high school seniors from a high school in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, Shasta, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, or Butte Counties. Applicants must plan to major in public affairs, public administration, political science, or another field related to government.

Application requirements for the The Philip M. Dowd Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
Additional Information: The The Philip M. Dowd Memorial Scholarship is provided to students in the Sacramento area who are majoring in political science, public administration, or a related field. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate how they've overcome significant obstacles in order to pursue their higher education goals. Award selection will be based on a combination of academic merit and other factors, as determined by the individuals or organizations who are sponsoring the award. The Sacramento Region Community Foundation manages and administers dozens of scholarship programs that are available to local area students. Funds are financially supported by individuals, families, businesses, and other charitable organizations within Sacramento. Questions or inquiries about a specific award or application procedures may be directed to the Grants & Scholarship Manager using the provided contact information.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $3,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 6

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 6

Applications and additional information about this award may be found online at the Sacramento Community Foundation website. To apply for this award, students must first register an account and then complete the online scholarship application form. Once the account is created, students will be notified of precisely which awards they are eligible for. As a part of the online application, students must also submit short answer responses to one or more questions as outlined on the scholarship information and application page. All applications must be submitted online and must be received in full no later than the deadline date. Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered.
Contact: Tina Bryce
Address: 955 University Avenue Suite A Sacramento, California 95825

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