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2013 Scholarship Applications Available
Central Valley Opportunity Center proudly announces its scholarship
project for 2013. Central Valley Opportunity Center has been offering scholarships to
academically deserving students in its tri-county service area: Madera, Merced and
Stanislaus counties for over 30 years. The CVOC scholarships allow us to encourage
and assist academically deserving, financially needy high school graduating seniors
pursue a college education. Central Valley Opportunity firmly believes in the critical
role that higher education plays in improving the quality of life and in eliminating
barriers to self-sufficiency, to ultimately break the cycle of poverty in our communities.
Six scholarships in the amount of $1,500.00 each will be awarded in each county on a
competitive basis. Students must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00,
and must be planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution Fall 2013.
In selecting the scholarship recipients, other factors that will be considered are
financial need, etc.
The scholarship applications are available at all high schools in Madera, Merced
and Stanislaus counties. Interested students need to contact their high school counselor,
or may also contact Alicia Chavez, scholarship coordinator at CVOC, firstname.lastname@example.org,
or (209) 357-0062, ext. 123. The scholarship application may also be downloaded from
this website. The scholarship application deadline is April 12, 2013.
CVOC 2013 Scholarship Application (Click here.)
CVOC - High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
CVOC is happy to announce that we have received funds from
the Department of Education to provide migrant and seasonal farm workers who have
dropped out of school with a unique and exciting opportunity to obtain a GED
certificate. The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is a 12 week GED program
that is being offered in English and Spanish.
To be eligible for the program a person, a parent or relative living in the
household, must have spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a
migrant or seasonal field worker. He/she must be at least 18 years of age or over,
or beyond the age of compulsory school attendance, not currently enrolled in a
secondary school and not have earned a secondary school diploma or its equivalent.
The participants will receive individualized instruction within a structured GED
curriculum as well as career, academic, life skills and personal counseling.
The program will also assist participants with their individualized
educational/employment goals such as entering a postsecondary education, military,
or be placed in a career development program. All materials and books needed for
the program will be provided absolutely FREE.
The program will be held at CVOC sites in Winton and Modesto starting in November
of 2009. Any interested individual may call or visit the Merced Training Center/Winton
at 6838 Bridget Court; phone: (209) 357-0062 Ext.135 or the Stanislaus
Training Center/Modesto at 1581 Cummins Dr; phone: (209) 577-3210.