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  • Law / Legal Studies
    AABA Law Foundation Scholarships
    This scholarship is for all current law students but preference is given to first and second-year law students at a San Francisco Bay Area school (Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Hastings, University of San Francisco, Golden Gate University, Santa Clara University, or McGeorge School of Law).
  • AAJUW Scholarship
    This scholarship is for female students enrolled in accredited California universities and colleges, who have Junior, Senior or Graduate standing during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Alverno College Mossa Scholarship
    This scholarship is for out of state students going to Alverno College in Wisconsin.
  • Law / Legal Studies
    Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship
    This scholarship will each award one second-year law student $20,000 and a salaried position. The scholarship will be paid in two installments: $10,000 during the second-year summer and another $10,000 payable when the student returns to Arent Fox as an associate after graduation.
  • Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited four-year college or university in the Fall of 2020, be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.
  • Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in 2020-21 with Filipino heritage (at least 50%) majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science.
  • Benson Louie Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school senior students enrolled in a two or four year accredited college or university and attending in Fall 2020.
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    CAWGF Robert Miller Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Central Coast graduating high school senior student or a student enrolled at Alan Hancock Community College or Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and planning to study viticulture and/or enology.
  • CAWGF Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California wine grape grower during the current or previous wine grape growing season.
  • Community Foundation of the Verdugos First Christian Church of Glendale Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating senior, have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA and must be a U.S. Citizen. Student must show proof of a minimum of 13 years residency in the Glendale, La Crescenta, La Cañada Flintridge, Montrose, Verdugo City, Sunland or Tujunga area, even if attending other area private or public high schools.
  • Community Foundation of the Verdugos Gonzales Harris Bilingual Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating public/private high school seniors of the Verdugo region planning to attend a community/four-year college or career technical school who are US Citizens fluent in Spanish.
  • Doyle Foundation Scholarships
    Applicants can be graduating high school seniors, current college students, and graduate students who have a high school diploma or GED from qualifying high schools in California or Nevada.
  • Folsom Garden Club Scholarship
    This scholarship is looking for Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County residents (Or temporary residents in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado or Yolo County attending a college or university within these counties) who are passionate about gardening.
  • Foster Care to Success (CEJT) Continuing Education and Job Training Program - Graduate
    This scholarship is for applicants who have received foster care, guardianship or adoption services from Casey Family Programs in one of the following states:
  • Foster Care to Success (CEJT) Continuing Education and Job Training Program - Undergraduate
    This scholarship is for applicants who have received foster care, guardianship or adoption services from Casey Family Programs in the following states:
  • Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university who is a First generation Asian American.
  • FWSF Scholarship
    This scholarship aims to award women who will be undergraduate juniors or seniors in the Fall semester of the current year. (Graduate scholarships are awarded to students who will be enrolled during the upcoming Summer semester or thereafter).
  • Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship
    This scholarship is for women pursuing degrees in engineering and other related degrees.
  • Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school senior from one of the following California counties: * Alameda * Contra Costa * Lake * Marin * Monterey * Napa * Sacramento * San Benito * San Francisco * San Joaquin * San Mateo * Santa Cruz * Santa Clara * Solano * Sonoma * Stanislaus * Yolo
  • Grange Insurance Association Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for current GIA (Grange Insurance Association) policyholder (or child of GIA policyholder) in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming OR current GIA (Grange Insurance Association) company employee (or child of current GIA company employee) OR a previous recipient of a GIA (Grange Insurance...
  • Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
    The Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship offers $10,000 and will be awarded to a woman attending an undergraduate women’s college in the United States.
  • HCCNC Scholarship
    The goal of this scholarship is to support future leaders as role models for the Hawai‘i community.
  • INCIGHT Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students with disabilities pursuing higher education who are members of INCIGHT.
  • InspirASIAN Scholarship Program
    InspirASIAN recognizes truly amazing students from local communities. This scholarship is for residents of one of the states or metropolitan areas with InspirASIAN chapters.
  • John L. and Linda D. Bohnel Scholarship Fund
    Recipient must be a first generation college student with financial need. The recipient must be attending a college or university that partners with upswing
  • JSKY Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors residing in or attending school in the San Gabriel Valley area.
  • LAF Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship
    This scholarship is intended to benefit the profession of landscape architecture by helping to bring young creative individuals into the profession who may not otherwise have the financial ability to cover all the costs of their educational program.
  • Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship
    This scholarship is for incoming sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year college or university in 2019-20 enrolled in California college or university majoring in Accounting, political science, public policy, business administration or related fields.
  • Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program
    This is a very broad scholarship for high school seniors who are residents of a community that is being served by Mediacom (a list is available in the application).
  • Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating senior of Japanese American descent at an accredited high school with a grade point average minimum of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0.
  • PG&E Access Network Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This employee group supports the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the PG&E workforce and supports customers and community members who have disabilities All majors eligible; encouragement given to medical, psychology or physical therapy emphasis.
  • PG&E Asian Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This employee group provides an effective forum for members to enhance skills, knowledge and experience. All majors eligible; encouragement given to engineering, IT, business, environmental or energy-related emphasis.
  • PG&E Black Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This employee group is dedicated to cultivating and maintaining an energized network of professionals in support of African American culture focusing on career and professional development, mentoring and community outreach.
  • PG&E Latino Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This employee group's mission to inspire Latinos to achieve their full potential at all levels within PG&E and the community, emphasizing leadership development, quality service, youth achievement and appreciation for cultural diversity.
  • PG&E Legacy Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    All majors eligible; encouragement given to continuing students in certificate programs related to supporting senior communities.
  • PG&E National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school senior or graduate, students who have received GED certification or be an undergraduate or postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply Students must have a plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the Fall.
  • PG&E NuEnergy Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This scholarship is for an undergraduate or postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply Students must have a plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the Fall.
  • PG&E Pacific Service Employees Association Scholarship
    Pacific Service Employees Association provides scholarship opportunities reserved solely to the dependents of PG&E employees who promote community involvement in the areas where they live.
  • PG&E PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school graduate, students who have received GED certification or be an undergraduate or postsecondary undergraduate student. Veterans and adults returning to school are encouraged to apply Students must have a plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the Fall.
  • PG&E Samahan-Filipino Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This group promotes social and educational aspects of Filipino-American culture and heritage among its members and to all PG&E employees. All majors eligible; none required.
  • PG&E Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers Scholarship
    This Engineering network group promotes STEM awareness, access, support and development of professionals and students. All Majors eligible; encouragement given to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math majors.
  • PG&E Veterans Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This employee group shares a vision of excellence through leadership focusing on veteran advocacy within PG&E and in their service area communities. All majors eligible; encouragement given to STEM or energy-related emphasis.
  • PG&E Women's Network Employee Resource Group Scholarship
    This group promotes, develops and celebrates the community of women working at PG&E. The group is active in many nonprofit organizations devoted to professional development, environmental stewardship and women-focused issues.
  • Religion / Theology
    PSWD Charles White Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Unitarian Universalist Ministerial students from throughout the Pacific Western Region, with preference given to those who have a connection to the Pacific Southwest District.
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who will graduate from a high school in Ventura County, California during the 2019-20 academic year (home-schooled high school seniors in Ventura County, California also are eligible); demonstrate outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement, and commitment...
  • Music
    San Diego Foundation Arts-Specific Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • Exercise Science / Physiology / Kinesiology
    San Diego Foundation Athletics-Specific Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Borrego Springs Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Coronado Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Employment-Specific Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Escondido Union High School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Ethnicity-Specific Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Fallbrook Union High School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Gender-Specific Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Grossmont Union High School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Oceanside Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Poway Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation San Diego Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Sweetwater Union High School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • San Diego Foundation Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District Scholarships
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students and adult re-entry students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, teaching credential programs and graduate, medical or professional schools in the...
  • Scholarship of Distinction Level 4
    For students attending WVU at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Values are different depending on the campus you will be attending. This is a recurring scholarship per year for up to four undergraduate years or completion of a bachelor’s degree – whichever comes first.
  • SRCF Balma Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating from Pioneer High School, CA and planning to attend Shasta College.
  • SRCF Brian W. Hicks Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a degree in Medicine, Engineering, or Music.
  • SRCF Christine Begley Scholarship
    This scholarship is for female graduates of Anderson High School pursuing a degree in education.
  • SRCF Jim and Dolores Cusick Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating students from Weed High School in Weed, CA and participated in sports at Weed High School
  • SVCF Curry Award for Girls and Young Women
    This scholarship is for young woman aged 18 to 26 and current graduating high school senior, graduate or G.E.D. certificate holder: preference given to students who attend(ed) East Palo Alto Academy, East Side College Prep, Menlo Atherton, Sequoia, Carlmont and San Mateo high schools.
  • Law Enforcement / Corrections / Criminal Justice
    SVCF Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in the greater San Francisco Bay Area (includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties) and planning to enroll or currently...
  • SVCF Hazel Reed Baumeister Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is for high school graduates of high academic achievement who would be unable to pursue higher education without financial assistance.
  • SVCF Marie A. Calderilla Scholarship
    The Marie A. Calderilla Scholarship is looking for female students currently enrolled or planning to attend a college within the San Mateo County Community College District.
  • TheDream.US National Scholarships
    This scholarship is for applicants who have continuously resided in the United States since November 1, 2014 up to the present time and have had no lawful status.
  • The Ford Scholars Program
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and community college transfer students pursuing a bachelor's degree at an eligible college in Oregon State or Siskiyou County, California. Award covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance (tuition, fees, room and board,...
  • Agriculture / Horticulture / Animals
    The Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture
    This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who will be entering an accredited college or university located in the United States as a freshman with a major in horticulture. The scholarship shall cover full or partial tuition and full or partial funding for room and board, books and educational supplies.
  • Trident University Full Scholarship
    Trident University offers three full-ride scholarships to current AFA members. The scholarship can be applied towards bachelor's and master's programs at Trident University and is available to both current and prospective students.
  • USC Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (Freshman)
    This scholarship is to assist students with **high financial need who demonstrate an extraordinary level of community awareness in their pursuit of higher education at University of Southern California (USC).
  • USC Norman Topping Student Aid Fund (Transfer & Graduate Applicants)
    This scholarship is to assist students with **high financial need who demonstrate an extraordinary level of community awareness in their pursuit of higher education at University of Southern California (USC).