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Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:00 am

An important message to Class of 2014 juniors who enrolled in the Delta College Passport to College program when they were in the fifth grade: Students must do the following to remain eligible for two years of free tuition:

1) Apply to Delta College online by June 17.

2) Complete the assessment test at Delta by July 1.

Students who do not complete these two steps will be dropped from the program and lose the free tuition benefit.

Students who signed up for this program in the fifth grade are all still eligible. No students were dropped from the program due to missed meetings. However, all students who do not complete the above requirements by the deadlines will be dropped.

Have questions? Email Diana Slawson at or call 209-954-5020. Get updated information and instructions on how to apply and register for the assessment test online.

Upcoming scholarship deadlines

June 12 (by 4 p.m. in Stockton office): New: Ernest J. Pombo Memorial Scholarship — at least one $2,000 scholarship and possibly more will be awarded to San Joaquin County seniors. Eligibility requirements include: 1) plans to enroll in a four-year college in fall 2013; 2) pursuing a career in agriculture; 3) current 3.2 minimum GPA. Applications are available online at

June 23: I Can Afford College — $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who will attend a community college. To enter, visit the website.

June (contact for date): Boehmer Scholarship Fund — Scholarships, preferably for medical-related educational purposes, are available for college and university students having graduated from a Lodi Unified School District high school, who will attend a college or university in California. For an application, contact the office of Steve J. Cottrell, attorney for the Boehmer Scholarship Fund, at 125 N.Pleasant Ave., Lodi, or call 209-369-8212.

June 17: Gordon Stafford Scholarship benefits minority students who will pursue a career in architecture. Scholarships provide $2,000 each year, up to five years. Apply online.

Contact Information

Stephanie Hiatt

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