The Rising Star Scholarship

The Rising Star Scholarship

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The Rising Star Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students who demonstrate dedication to academics, leadership, and their community.

The goal of the Rising Star Scholarship program is to support students in their journey to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree. The $500-1000 scholarship may be used at any regionally-accredited college or university in the United States where their academic credits can be used towards a baccalaureate degree or graduate degree. Scholarship recipients may pursue any degree program of their choice.

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Applications will be accepted on March 31, 2016 and will close on August 31, 2016. Scholarship will be presented through various venues and organizations. Semifinalists will be able to review the required next steps and deadline for the next stage of the application process on or after DATE.

Applicants may be called for a phone interview with one or more of the judges.

Semifinalists will be selected on or before …At that time they will be able to review and proceed with the next stage in the application process. Semifinalists will be contacted to schedule an interview with one or more of the panelists.


Completed application and all supplemental materials, including essays, curriculum vitae, and cover letter must be uploaded on or before May 31, 2016. Remember letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from your recommender to

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Next scholarship will be presented through various venues and organizations.

In order to apply for the $500-1000 Rising Star Scholarship you must satisfy or complete the following:

  • Applicant must be planning or is currently attending an accredited public or private two- or four-year college, university or technical school in the U.S. with a full course of study in any Major/Academic program of their choice
  • Has demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular activities, or any other activities
  • Have obtained a cumulative G.P.A of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident
  • Applicant must be a permanent or legal resident of Fresno, Madera, Kings or Tulare counties

Application Requirements:

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Four Essay Questions
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor, teacher, counselor, or an academic advisor. Recommenders must email their letter directly to

Are you ready to Apply?

You may apply online for the $500-1000 Rising Star Scholarship. Please click on the button to the right to begin the application process. Applications will be accepted from March 31, 2016 through August 31, 2016 of every year. Scholarship will be presented through various venues and organizations. Best of luck! If you have any questions, send your inquiry to