Vallejo, CA Area Scholarships

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Vallejo

Vallejo (pron.: /v??le?.o?/ or /v??le?ho?/; Spanish: [ba??exo]) is the largest city in Solano County, California, United States. The population was 115,942 at the 2010 census. It is the tenth most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is located on the northeastern shore of San Pablo Bay. Vallejo is named for General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (the neighboring city of Benicia is named for his wife).

Vallejo is home to the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park (formerly Marine World and Marine World Africa USA); the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard; the regional office for Region 5 of the United States Forest Service; the California Maritime Academy (part of the California State University system); the Vallejo Center campus of Solano Community College; and Touro University California, a graduate school offering programs in osteopathic medicine, education, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, and public health. Ferry service runs from a terminal on Mare Island Strait to San Francisco, through the BayLink division of SolTrans.

Vallejo has twice served as the capital of the state of California: once in 1852 and again in 1853, both periods being brief. Some of the first Europeans drawn to the Vallejo area were attracted by the sulfur springs; in the year 1902 the area was named Blue Rock Springs. In 2008, Vallejo became the largest city to file for bankruptcy in California history (later surpassed by Stockton in 2012).

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Vallejo, CA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship $5,000 May 31, 2017
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Leon Bradley Scholarship Up to $2,500 May 31, 2017

Schools in and around Vallejo, CA

Name
Touro University California
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
California Maritime Academy
Four or more years; Public; $16,632 average out-state tuition; $5,472 average in-state tuition
Martinez Adult Education
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Contra Costa College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,468 average out-state tuition; $1,008 average in-state tuition
Napa Valley College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,736 average out-state tuition; $864 average in-state tuition
Solano Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,990 average out-state tuition; $1,080 average in-state tuition
Heald College-Concord
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $12,975 average out-state tuition; $12,975 average in-state tuition