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2017-2018 Scholarship Overview

Scholarship application forms may be completed on the computer before you print them to sign and submit via mail or fax. You'll still need to take a printed copy to your principal or pastor to complete his or her part and sign.
Los formularios de las becas se puedan rellenar por computadora antes de imprimirlos para firmar y entregar por correo o fax. Es necesario llevar una copia impresa a su director o a su pastor para rellenar su parte y para firmar.

Please note: Your statements of dedication for Baybarz or Endowment scholarship applications may be used for marketing, reports for board meetings, in sermons, etc., unless you let us know in writing that you do not give your permission. Your name will not be used.
Tome nota: Lo que escribe el estudiante en las solicitudes de Baybarz o de Endowment pueda estar publicado en marketing, compartido con la junta educativa, o incluido en sermones, (nombres nunca estarán incluidos) a menos que el estudiante indique por escrito que prefiere que no se use su carta en dichas comunicaciones.

Complete application packets may be submitted prior to June 1, 2017, but will not be processed or date stamped until June 1, 2017. After June 1, 2017, scholarships will be awarded according to the order in which complete applications are received. Se puede entregar las solicitudes becarias antes del 1º de junio de 2017. Las becas se concederán a partir del 1º de junio de 2017 de acuerdo con el orden de llegada de la solicitud de las mismas.

Submit by . . .  (choose one)
  1. E-mail with attachments to scholarships@nccsda.com
  2. Fax to 888-616-8363
  3. Mail to Northern California Conference, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 23165, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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Pacific Union Conference Scholarship for Future Teachers - Application Form
This is a special scholarship that has very specific requirements. The applicant must be graduating from high school this year, planning to attend an SDA college/university, and must be declaring a major in Education (elementary or secondary only). The application must be submitted with all required documents no later than April 1, 2017, and is to be submitted to the local SDA Academy principal. The principal finishes the selection process and forwards it on to the NCC. Scholarships sent directly from students cannot be accepted.
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A. Baybarz Trust Fund - Pacific Union Conference Scholarship
Application form / Solicitud con instrucciones en español
  • For students in grades 1-8 or in a full-day Kindergarten program in an NCC elementary school
  • Scholarship amount: $300
B. Education Endowment - Pacific Union Conference Scholarship
Application Form in English / Solicitud con instrucciones en español
  • For students in grades 9-12 at an NCC Academy
  • For undergraduate students at La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Oakwood University, Universidad de Montemorelos, and Pacific Union College - NOTE: Part B of the Endowment application can be filled out by more than one person, if necessary. An academic advisor and a financial advisor may be in a position to know the answers. Please have anyone who fills out a portion sign their name.
  • Academy Scholarship amount: $800
  • College Scholarship amount: $1200
C. Low Income Scholarship - Northern California Conference Scholarship
Application Form / Solicitud con instrucciones en español
  • For students in grades 1-12 in an NCC day school
  • Elementary scholarship amount: $400
  • Academy scholarship amount: $800
D. African American/Hispanic/Asian-Pacific Scholarship - Northern California Conference Scholarship
Application Form
  • For qualifying full-time undergraduate students at La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Oakwood University, Universidad de Montemorelos, and Pacific Union College
  • Reserved for African-American students whose church membership is in one of the eleven churches overseen by the NCC African American/Urban Ministries Department (Novato Horeb Haitian, Oakland Elmhurst, Oakland Immanuel Temple, Oakland Market Street, Pittsburg, Richmond Beacon Light, Sacramento Capitol City, Stockton Mayfair, Stockton Valley Community, Union City, and Vallejo Berea SDA Churches)
  • Reserved for Hispanic students whose church membership is in one of the churches overseen by the NCC Hispanic Ministries Department (Camino Spanish, Chico Spanish, Concord International, Fairfield Suisun Spanish, Hayward Spanish, Lincoln Spanish, Live Oak Spanish, Lodi Spanish, Napa Spanish, North Highland Spanish, Oakland Spanish, Pleasant Hill Hispanic American, Sacramento Spanish, St. Helena Spanish, San Anselmo Spanish, Santa Rosa Spanish, Stockton Spanish, Tracy Spanish, Vallejo Spanish, and Woodland Spanish Churches)
  • Reserved for Asian students whose church membership is in one of the churches overseen by the NCC Asian-Pacific Ministries Department (Alameda East Bay Chinese, All Nations of Elk Grove, American Canyon Fil-Am, Central Valley Korean, Contra Costa Korean, East Bay Fil-Am, Napa Valley Korean, Rohnert Park Korean, Sacramento Fijian, Sacramento Indonesian, Sacramento Korean, Sacramento Samoan, Sacramento Tongan, and Sacramento Fil-Am Churches)
  • Scholarship amount: $1200
E. Three-way Matching Scholarship - Northern California Conference Scholarship
  • Contact Rio Lindo or college student finance office for form (see list below of colleges)
  • For high school students at Rio Lindo Adventist Academy whose church membership is in a Northern California Conference Church
  • For undergraduate students at La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Universidad de Montemorelos, and Pacific Union College whose church membership is in a Northern California Conference Church
  • Northern California Conference contribution: $200
  • Number of scholarships to be awarded: 60
F. Regional Ministries Three-way Matching Scholarship
  • Contact the Northern California Conference for this form
  • Reserved for African-American students whose church membership is in one of the eleven churches overseen by the NCC African American/Urban Ministries Department (Novato Horeb Haitian, Oakland Elmhurst, Oakland Immanuel Temple, Oakland Market Street, Pittsburg, Richmond Beacon Light, Sacramento Capitol City, Stockton Mayfair, Stockton Valley Community, Union City, and Vallejo Berea SDA Churches)
  • Oakwood University and other SDA colleges and Universities - list provided by request
  • Northern California Conference contribution: $200
  • DEADLINE DECEMBER 1 OF EACH CALENDAR YEAR
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Please note/Tome nota:
  • Rio Lindo Adventist Academy is the only secondary school participating in the 3-Way Matching scholarship
  • Rio Lindo Adventist Academy es el único colegio segundario que participa en la beca de Participación Triple
  • Only one scholarship is awarded per student per year, except the 3-Way Matching. A student receiving a scholarship may also receive a 3-Way Matching Scholarship.
  • Solo una beca se concederá a cada alumno durante un año escolar con la excepción de la Participación Triple. Un alumno que recibe una beca también puede recibir la de Participación Triple.
  • Applications for all scholarships are to be sent to the Northern California Conference Office of Education, EXCEPT for the 3-Way Matching for Rio Lindo Academy. Such applications must be sent directly to Rio Lindo Academy and NOT to the Northern California Conference (NCC).
  • Las solicitudes para todas las becas hay que mandar a la Asociación del Norte de California (NCC), Departamento de Educación, con la excepción de la Participación Triple de Rio Lindo Academy. Estas solicitudes hay que mandar directamente a Rio Lindo Academy y no a la Asociación del Norte de California (NCC).