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This page is designed to help guide students to valuable online resources pertaining to outside scholarships. This list will be maintained regularly - but since the information provided here is from external resources we cannot provide assurance that it will remain 100% accurate. Students should access the resources provided here directly to obtain the most up-to-date information

General Scholarships and Online Resources

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Requirements/Notes
Website
Amount
Application Details
Application Deadline
African American Scholarships UNCF is the nation's largest minority education organization

Click here for the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Website

 

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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarships  APIASF is the nation's largest non-profit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islanders

Click here for the APIASF (Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund) Website

 

 

  

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California Legislative   Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholars Program 2016 The CLBC California Scholars Program awards scholarships to a select group of deserving students.

 Click here for the CLBC Website

 

 

 

 

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Hispanic and Latino Scholarships HSF empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education

Click here for the HSF (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) Website

 

 

 

 

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Native American Scholarships Scholarship Resources for American Indian Students

Click here for the BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) Website

Click here for tips on Native American Scholarships

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Fastweb
Online resource to help students find scholarships to help pay for school

http://www.fastweb.com/

 

 

 

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GoodCall  This is a service you sign up for to gain access to a large repository of scholarships tailored to meed your profile 

Complete Online Registration to gain access to listing:  http//www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

 

 

 

 

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GUARANTEED-SCHOLARSHIPS.com This site lists guaranteed scholarships offered by 4-yr colleges & universities to admitted students who meet the criteria and deadlines they specify

http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Student Scholarships.org
Online database designed to provide students with information about new and exciting scholarships.
Visit website at: www.studentscholarships.org
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TestPrepPreview.com
Information rich website provides the following resources:
• Practice tests
• Scholarship tips
• Descriptions of scholarships available to diverse groups
http://www.testprepreview.com/college-scholarships.htm



College Prowler No Essay Scholarship
Open to all high school, college and graduate students planning to enroll within the next 12 months
https://colleges.niche.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?source=sch
$2000
Apply online at website provided
New scholarship available every month
College Prowler site
Large online repository of scholarships available for college students, browse by category or register to obtain personal matches.
https://colleges.niche.com/scholarships/
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College, College Scholarships and Online Degrees
Links and resources to more than 50 free online scholarships search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards.
http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm
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Learn.org
Site that helps students locate a school of interest and provides links to career-related scholarships for all degree levels
http://learn.org/pages/scholarship_home.html
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Specific Scholarships or Websites Related to Specific Topics of Study

Name
Area/Focus
Requirements/Notes
  Amount
Application Details
Deadline

2016-2017 CCCSFAAA (California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association) Scholarship

 

Must be enrolled at Monterey Peninsula College for Spring 2017 

Minimum Spring 2017 halftime enrollment

 

Minimum CGPA 2.5

 

Applied for State and/or Federal Financial Aid with a minimum need of $1,000

   $500  Click here for application and instructions February 1, 2017
2017-2018 Strawberry Scholarships Exclusively for children of California Strawberry Farmworkers

Graduating high school seniors and students currently attending college.

 

 

 

Awards are based on merit and start at $400 and can be renewed annually.

 

Click here for website

Re-applying students: February 1, 2017

 

First-time applicants: February 15, 2017

Peggy & Jack Baskin Scholarship  Female Applicants Only California Resident Minimum 3.5 CGPA Accepted to a University of California school for Fall 2017 as a new junior-level transfer student      $20,000 http:/www.baskinfoundation.org/scholarship-requirements/application-process.html February15, 2017
2017 CANERS Foundation Scholarship Horticulture Related Fields Minimum 6.0 units enrolled within a program related to the nursery industry, and who are entering or returning to college in a horticulture related field in the fall or spring   Awards may be started at a minimum $2500 and perpetual awards are the basis of the endowment  Click here for website  March 15, 2017 
The Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship  Police Work, Corrections, or other Criminal Justice Fields Minimum 2.5 CGPA   Up to $5000  Click here for website

Apply online starting January 4, 2017

 

Application deadline February 22, 2017

CA Transportation Foundation (CTF) Scholarships
Transportation Industry
Recipients must be interested in pursuing a career in transportation, be US citizens and permanent residents or documented international students.
  $300-$5000
Click here for website
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Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Program

University of California, Santa Cruz

 

 

UC transfer-eligible students who apply to UC Santa Cruz for the 2017-2018 academic year

Have shown exceptional achievement through academic and extracurricular accomplishments despite adverse socioeconomic conditions;

 

Have demonstrated an involvement in activities that assist and improve the lives of others;

 

Exhibit outstanding leadership qualities that reflect the ideals of the Pister Leadership Opportunity Program;

 

Because of financial need, would not otherwise be able to attend UC Santa Cruz

 

Students on a non-immigrant visa (e.g., F-1, J-1, etc.) are not eligible for this award

 

Apply to UC Santa Cruz by January 3, 2017

 

Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dream Act Application by March 2, 2017

 

  $20,000 scholarship distributed over two years  2017-2018 Student Application February 1, 2017 
Silicon Valley Community Foundations 2017 Scholarships  Various Fields   See Website   Varies  https://www.siliconvalleycf.org  Deadlines vary
Association of California Water Agencies
Water resources-related fields
Eligible students must be California residents attending a four year- publicly funded college or university in California full time as a junior or senior during the year the scholarship is awarded.
  $3500
Mail in application, see website to download guidelines and application.
April 1 each year
Clair A. Hill Scholarship
Water resources-related fields Eligible students must be California residents attending California colleges or universities full-time as a junior or senior during the year the scholarship is awarded.
  $5000
See website to download guidelines and application.
February 1 each year

Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law and Policy Scholarship

Water resources-related fields

Eligible students maybe be attending a public or private graduate or law school in US.

 

$7000

See website to download guidelines and application  


April 1 of each year