• The College/Career Center

  • The College/Career Center serves many functions. We provide students assistance with college admission applications, registration of SAT/ACT Tests, essays, summer programs, financial aid and scholarships. The College Center hosts visits from outside agencies, usually during lunchtime. Many colleges visit Lincoln, other agencies include job/internship referral programs, summer opportunity programs, military presentations, and other special programs such as art schools. The College counselors present special lunchtime and after school workshops on topics such as filling out financial aid forms or writing college essays.

  • The College and Career Center is located in Room 53, in the basement near the beanery and cafeteria. You can call us at Lincoln’s main phone number (415) 759-2700, at extension 3399.

  • College/Career Center Services

  • These services are available to all Lincoln Students, Parents, Staff, and Community Members:

  • -Research of Colleges, Careers, Job/Internship Opportunities, and Support Programs

    -Assistance with the College Admissions Process

    -& Information regarding College Entrance Exams (ACT/SAT)

    {Fee waivers available for students that qualify}

    -Access and Assistance with Scholarship Applications

    -Information and Explanation of Financial Aid Options

    -Contact with College Representatives

    -One-on-One Advising with students and parents

    -Four computers available for students to research college information

    -Resume Assistance

    College/Career Counselors

    Counselors are available during lunch and after school for drop in services or by appointment.

  • Oriol Zales (Habla Español)
  • PACT Educational Advisor
  • Mon.-Thurs. 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Maria Martinez (Habla Español)
  • College & Career Counselor
  • Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Gabriela Ureña (Habla Español)
  • Destination College Advisor
  • Mon.-Fri. 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Additional Lincoln Staff Located in the College & Career Center:

    • Omar Campos (Habla Español)

      Student Advisor/Parent Liason

      Mon.-Fri. 1:00pm-5:00pm

      omar65ss@comcast.net

  • College/Career Counseling Outreach

  • All 9th grade students take a tour of the College/Career Center during one day of their Career Education Class. All 10th grade students will have a presentation from the college counselors in their Modern World class. The counselors go to assemblies as needed to announce events to Juniors and Seniors. The College/Career Center is committed to disseminating all of the correspondence we receive from colleges and other agencies in as many venues as possible.

  • College Fairs and other weekend or evening programs in the San Francisco-Bay Area are advertised in the daily bulletin as well as in the College Bulletin, which is given to seniors in their homeroom on a semi-weekly basis and is also available at the College/Career Center.

  • A comprehensive Scholarship Bulletin is also distributed by the College/Career Center on a regular basis, which is passed out to homerooms and is available in the College/Career Center as well - samples of these are attached.

  • The College/Career Center evening presentations:

  • College Information Night sponsored by the PTSA offered in English (Auditorium), Spanish (Room 21C) and Cantonese (Library) on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 6:30-8:00pm.

    Financial Aid Information Night offered in English with Spanish and Cantonese translation on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 6:00 - 7:30pm in the Library.

    FAFSA On-line Assistance Workshops will be on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 & Wednesday, February 24,

    2010 from 6:00-7:30pm in the Library.

    • Upcoming Visitors to Lincoln:

    FIDM Tabling in first floor by main office during lunchtime on Thursday, Nov. 12

    Marines will be in the College & Career Center, Room 53 during lunchtime on Friday, Nov.13

    Meritus General Scholarship Information Session in the Library during lunchtime on Tuesday, Nov. 17

    Meritus Nursing Scholarship Information Session in the Library during lunchtime on Tuesday, Nov.24

    CSU Sacramento & West Point will both be tabling in first floor by main office during lunchtime on Tues., Nov. 24

    • Scholarship Bulletin (updated 11/3/09)

    • NOVEMBER DEADLINES

    • Name

      Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship

      Eligibility

      No SS# required, Greater Bay Area, Senior , community service essay, recommendation

      Award

      20 $5000 scholarships

      Comments

      Consideration to those of greatest need

      Deadline

      November 10, 2009

    • Name

      MetroPCS/Kyocera Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Senior in SF Region, no SS# required, strong community service/school activities, minimum cum GPA 3.0) , Work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances and outside letter of recommendation

      Award

      $2500

      Comments

      Community service,

      Deadline

      November 25, 2009

    • Name

      First Freedom Student Competition- Essay

      Eligibility

      9-12th grade, requires sponsorship from Social Studies or English dept teacher, national essay contest on essay about religious freedom, current importance and relevance to their lives

      Award

      1-$3000, 1-$1500, 1-$750

      Comments

      www.firstfreedom.org/education/students.html

      Deadline

      November 23, 2009

    • DECEMBER DEADLINES

    • Name

      Nicodemus Wilderness Project –Educational Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Age 13-21,Complete an Apprentice Ecologist Initiative, write essay, take photos

      Award

      $500 scholarship

      Comments

      More info at mail@wildernessproject.org

      Deadline

      December 31, 2009

    • JANUARY DEADLINES

    • Name

      Safe Jobs for Youth Month 2010- PSA Video Contest

      Eligibility

      Ages 14-18, Design 30 second video highlighting job safety and health for teens

      Award

      1st $400, 2nd- $300, 3rd - $200

      Comments

      www.youngworkers.org for details, entry, hints or (510)643-8902

      Deadline

      January 11, 2010

    • Name

      Zinch Sweet-diggity-dawg Scholarship (college scholarship matching website )

      Eligibility

      Current high school student, graduating in 2009, 2010 or 2011, min GPA 2.0, register on Zinch.com and complete profile

      Award

      1-$20,000

      Comments

      Need and merit based

      Deadline

      January 15, 2010

    • Name

      Princeton Prize in Race Relations

      Eligibility

      No SS# reqd. volunteer in activity with significant impact on race relations, 9-12th grade student, letter of recommendation

      Award

      1 $1000 cash award in San Francisco

      Comments

      http://www.princeton.edu/pprize/

      Deadline

      January 31, 2010

    • FEBRUARY DEADLINES

    • Name

      United States Institute of Peace Essay Contest

      Eligibility

      9-12th grade,Peace essay, need coordinator or sponsor

      Award

      1-$10,000, 1-$5000, 1-$2500, 53-$1000 state awards

      Comments

      http://www.usip.org/files/gb10.pdf - may apply online

      Deadline

      February 1, 2010

    • Name

      California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Essay

      Eligibility

      Senior, any accredited public, private, university or trade school. Essay on Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit During Your College Years

      Award

      1-$2500, 1$2000, 1-$1500

      Comments

      www.cacesf.org

      Deadline

      February 1, 2010

    • Name

      Meritus College Fund

      Eligibility

      Financial Need, SF public high school seniors, cum. 3.0-3.7 (unweighted), difficult circumstances, applying to 4 year college, letters of recommendation, outside activities

      Award

      $3000 per year for four years, mentor support

      Comments

      Online- www.meritusfund.org or paper

      Deadline

      February 5, 2010

    • Name

      San Francisco State- Presidential Scholars Program

      Eligibility

      CA resident, minimum 3.8 GPA (weighted/non-weighted), combined , letter or recommendation, essay, SAT of at least 1150

      Award

      Full tuition, $4000 housing Freshman year, $500 books, priority registration for classes

      Comments

      Evaluated on achievement, outside activities, leadership potential www.sfsu.edu/~ugs

      Deadline

      February 12, 2010

    • Name

      AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Submit autobiography and essay on how Alzheimer’s changed your life, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, must enter 4 yr accredited college within 1 year of application deadline.

      Award

      1 $5000 scholarship, 1 $500, 1 $250

      Comments

      National

      Deadline

      February 15, 2010

    • Name

      Mahatma Rice Scholarship Program - Essay

      Eligibility

      Senior, Essay on “What will my college degree say about me

      Award

      5- $2000 winners in SF Bay Area

      Comments

      Apply online, www.mahatmarice.com/scholarship

      Deadline

      February 16, 2010

    • Name

      New American College Fund Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Foreign born, financial need, lived in CA 3 + years, graduation from SF Bay Area high school, current or intended enrollment in 2 or 4 year college, demonstrated academic prep and community/extracurricular activity, min cumulative GPA 3.3, requires personal essay, recommendations

      Award

      $2500-$5000

      Comments

      Carrie Evans at carrie@c4fc.org for more info.

      Deadline

      February 16, 2010

    • MARCH DEADLINES

    • Name

      Maureen and Howard Blitman P.E. Scholarship Diversity in Engineering

      Eligibility

      Senior African American, Hispanic or Native American, accepted to ABET accredited engineering program , U.S. Citizen

      Award

      $5000 scholarship

      Comments

      Evaluated on GPA, outside activities, recommendations, honors/awards

      Deadline

      March 1, 2010

    • Name

      US Bank’s Internet Scholarship Program

      Eligibility

      Seniors planning to enroll next fall at eligible 4 year college participating in US Bank No Fee Education Loan Program

      Award

      40 -$1000 scholarships

      Comments

      Random drawing contest, apply online usbank.com/studentloans

      Deadline

      March 10, 2010

    • Name

      826 Valencia Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Graduating senior or high school graduate, financial need, live in Bay Area, demonstrate intent to enroll in vocational school, college or university , extracurricular interest in the written word, preference to students from public high schools, personal essay, creative essay, letter or recommendation

      Award

      3-$10,000 scholarships

      Comments

      http://826valencia.org/tutoring/scholarships for more info.

      Deadline

      March 12, 2010

    • APRIL DEADLINES

    • Name

      Signet Classics Essay Contest Scholarship

      Eligibility

      Juniors or seniors, write essay on one of five topics from The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells

      Award

      5 $1000 awards

      Comments

      National

      Deadline

      April 15, 2010

    • Name

      Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Scholarship Competition

      Eligibility

      Exceptional talent and interest in Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, Digital Media, Fashion Merchandising or Graphic Design

      Award

      6-one year scholarship to attend FIDM

      Comments

      Call 1800-262-3436 for more information

      Deadline

      April 30, 2010

    • Nomination Based Scholarsips

      Students interested in applying to these scholarships must come personally to the College & Career Center to inform Ms. Martinez at least one week prior to the application deadline.

    • NOVEMBER DEADLINES

    • Name

      Seattle University-Sullivan Leadership Award

      Eligibility

      Academic achievement, service and leadership skills, commitment to social justice through service, strong communication skills, min 3.5,GPA, residence from West Coast states, Hawaii and Alaska

      Award

      9-Full tuition, room and board, 36-$11,000-18,000

      Comments

      Nomination required

      Deadline

      November 15, 2009

    • DECEMBER DEADLINES

    • Name

      Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

      Eligibility

      No SS# required, Senior , demonstrate strong commitment to community service,/leadership, min 2.8 GPA

      Award

      $1000 scholarships

      Comments

      Nomination required from principal or guidance counselor

      Deadline

      December 1, 2009

    • Name

      Boston University –Trustee Scholarship Competition

      Eligibility

      Nomination from principal, Top 10%

      Award

      Full tuition for 4 years, various other scholarships

      Comments

      Application online www.bu.edu/admissions/trusteeNomination required from principal,

      Deadline

      December 1, 2009

    • Name

      Principal’ Leadership Award

      Eligibility

      Principal may nominate one senior only, top 20%, strong leadership

      Award

      $1000 to $5000 Scholarships

      Comments

      www.principals.org/pla - Apply online

      Deadline

      December 4, 2009

      Name

      Ohio Wesleyan University- (Delaware, Ohio)

      Eligibility

      Top 10%,rigorous course schedule, combined SAT exceeds 1920/ACT Composite 27+

      Award

      Full tuition to $15,000 scholarships

      Comments

      http://admissions.owu.edu/honors-rec.html

      Deadline

      December 2009

    • JANUARY DEADLINES

    • Name

      Gates Millennium Scholars

      Eligibility

      African American, American Indian/Alaska, Native, Asian Pacific Islander or Hispanic American, demonstrated leadership ability, meet Federal Pell Grant criteria, enrolling community service,/leadership, min 3.3 GPA or earned GED

      Award

      $1000 scholarships

      Comments

      Nomination online www.gmsp.org

      Deadline

      January 11, 2010

      Name

      Park Scholar Awards- Ithaca College, New York

      Eligibility

      Essay , outstanding seniors

      Award

      15- full scholarship that include tuition, room and board

      Comments

      Application to Ithaca college due by January 2, 2010

      Deadline

      January 15, 2009

    • College & Financial Aid Websites

    • Scholarship Experts

    • ScholarshipExperts.com is a free and trusted scholarship resource that allows you to search for updated and accurate scholarship information. Students and parents who use ScholarshipExperts.com can save time in the scholarship research process, and gain access to customized lists of scholarships that match their student profiles.