Scholarships in California

These are all open scholarships for students either resident in or looking to study in California Select other state
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Agriculture
  • HRI Usrey Scholarships
    Usrey Family Scholarship ($1000) and Susie & Bruce Usrey Education Scholarship($500) are for horticulture students in California.
Asian
  • KASF Scholarship Western Regional Chapter
    This scholarship is for students with Korean heritage from one of the designated Western Region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington).
Business Administration
  • Mohsen Attaran Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Business with GPA of 3.0 and above and demonstrate financial need.
Disabled person
Electrical
Exercise Science
Foreign Languages
  • Beaver Family French Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who demonstrate a strong desire to participate in a University approved short-term study abroad program in France that is focused on the French language and culture exposure.
Jewish
  • Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Jewish high school seniors from the greater San Francisco Bay area who have a strong academic record, demonstrated leadership and financial need.
  • Brandenburg Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish students with demonstrated interest (i.e. internships, research, etc.) in a specific field of study.
  • Elaine and Barry Gilbert College Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish high school seniors who plan to study in the University of California (UC) system, at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, or at Hillsdale College in Michigan.
  • Marvin Anmuth Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish students planning to pursue a degree in engineering. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership in the Jewish and/or larger community.
  • Nathan J. and Virginia H. Friedman College Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish students who have an outstanding academic record, financial need, and past participation in the Jewish community.
  • S.F. Humanities, Inc: Leo Hills Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an art or music institution. Applicants must have proven track record of excellence in the area of fine arts.
  • Shirley and Robert Raymer College Scholarship
    This scholarship is for San Francisco Bay area Jewish high school seniors who are planning to enroll in an academically selective, four-year college or university and have demonstrated academic excellence, financial need, and involvement in the Jewish community.
  • Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Jewish students living in the greater San Francisco Bay area majoring in library science, literature, or a related field.
Journalism
  • San Diego Press Club Scholarships
    These scholarships are open to permanent San Diego County residents and undergraduate and graduate students in San Diego County, who are planning to pursue a career in journalism.
LGBT
  • Ronald P. Wilmot Scholarship
    This scholarship is for children of gay or lesbian parents residing in the greater San Francisco Bay area. The applicant must demonstrate academic and artistic excellence, and financial need.
Law
  • 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.
Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is for undergraduates, pursuing a Supply Chain Management degree in a New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California or Illinois college OR who maintain a permanent residence in one of those states.
Other
  • Advocacy is in Your Blood Scholarship
    This scholarship, created to support students with bleeding disorders to pursue higher educational opportunities, and who have been involved in advocacy, is open to incoming and current college students from the following Southern California counties:
  • ASHRAE David C. J. Peters Scholarship
    This scholarship is for mechanical or architectural engineering student enrolled in a four or five year bachelor degree program at one of the institutions listed below.
  • AWF Trident University Scholarship Program
    This full-ride scholarship is for women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants.
  • CAC Educational Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to California high school juniors and seniors, who are planning to attend an accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of the scholarship award.
  • Central California Asian Pacific Women Scholarship
    This scholarship provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander women who are from Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, or Tulare County.
  • Christopher Mark Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to incoming and current college students from the following Southern California counties:
  • CSLA Leadership for Diversity Paraprofessional Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to current CSLA members, who are aspiring school library paraprofessionals enrolled in a community college program for school library technical service certification.
  • CSLA Leadership for Diversity TL Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to current CSLA members, who are enrolled in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing accredited teacher librarian credential program.
  • Dr. David Olson and Susanne Olson Study Abroad Scholarship
    This scholarship is for qualified student to participate in the Extended Education and Global Outreach (EEGO) Study Abroad program from the School of Business and Public Administration (BPA).
  • Dr. Earl James Fahringer Performing Arts Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to incoming and current college students from the following Southern California counties:
  • Gail Karp Orgell Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Jewish female students from the greater San Francisco Bay area who have involvement in athletics, and evidence of consistently practicing the Jewish principles of tzedakah and tikkun olam, defined here as giving of one’s time to making the world a better place.
  • George Geng-On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to San Francisco Bay Area residents who are minority students with financial need, that will be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited, not-for-profit 2-year or 4-year institution.
  • GMiS California Medical Scholarships
    This scholarship support underrepresented students pursuing a medical profession in the state of California.
  • Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship
    This scholarship is for 10 high school seniors from certain counties in California. * Alameda * Contra Costa * Lake * Marin * Monterey * Napa * Sacramento * San Benito * San Francisco * San Joaquin * San Mateo * Santa Cruz * Santa Clara * Solano * Sonoma * Stanislaus * Yolo
  • Mexican-American Dream Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to full-time students at four-year institutions or two-year community colleges in Los Angeles or Orange County, who are considered undocumented or benefit from AB-540 or DACA, or are members of a COFEM-affiliated federation or club.
  • NACA Lori Rhett Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in a college within the NACA West Region (Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii) who hold a significant leadership position on campus and have made significant contributions via volunteer involvement, either on or...
  • Victoria Mendoza Perez Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to incoming and current college students from the following Southern California counties:
  • Vipin Agrawal Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship fund provides two scholarships each year totaling $1000 each to students from low-income and immigrant backgrounds.
Religion
  • Christ College Scholarship (new/transfer students)
    This scholarship is for members of a Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS) who has a minimum GPA of 2.5 cumulative and GPA of 2.8 in certification course work, and plan to pursue a career in a church work profession (Education, Seminary, Deaconess, DCE, and Parish Music).
Single parent
  • Capture The Dream Single Parent Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to San Francisco Bay Area residents who are single parents with financial need, that will be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited, not-for-profit 2-year or 4-year institution.
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