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Scholarships in California

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  • 2022 Cherry Hawk Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students from or attending school in **Southern California**. Students should aspire to become sports professionals, studying a sports-related field such as Sports Information, Sports Medicine (inc. Physical Therapy, Sports Psychology or related), Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Sports Journalism or Communications.
  • 2022 Donald F. Hastings Scholarship
    The Donald F. Hastings Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students.
  • 2022 Gene Lawson and George Rolla Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • 2022 State Bank of India (California) Scholarship Program
    State Bank of India (California) is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher education.
  • $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship
    Honoring the volunteer and public-service legacy of Dr. Ralph E. White and his wife, Eleanor, this additional scholarship provides $500 each to two successful applicants of the Volunteer Service Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
  • $500 Volunteer Service Scholarship
    This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors for their volunteer service in schools and communities, allowing them to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools.
  • Annexstad Family Foundation Hope and Inspiration Scholarship
    The purpose of this scholarship is to provide funds to assist needy and worthy students who have been served by the Club and who have been accepted in good standing by the College of the Desert to attend the College and earn an Associates Degree, and who possess, in the College's and the Club's judgment, exceptional potential to become productive citizens and contributors to society following completion of their college studies.
  • Anthony Fratiello Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing their degree in chemistry or biochemistry at California State University as full time students.
  • Anthony J. Andreoli Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate biochemistry or microbiology major, with junior or senior standing who is enrolled at California State University LA.
  • Associated Students, Inc. Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a student who demonstrates strong excellence in leadership development and related activities, both on and off campus, as determined by ASI Scholarship Committee. In addition, the student should demonstrate the ability to participate in such extracurricular leadership activities with excellence in academic achievements.
  • Athalie Clarke Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled at California State University as full time students and are pursuing a degree in Nursing.
  • Ben Levine Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to a student in their sophomore year or any grade higher majoring in Electrical Engineering.
  • B. L. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at a California State University as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Bob and Evelyn Schneider- District 21 Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Bonnie Fang Foundation Nursing Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to full-time nursing students enrolled in a state-approved associate or baccalaureate degree nursing program in the states of California and Nevada.
  • C1st Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited college or university within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California Scholarship
    This scholarship was established by the **Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California** to provide graduating seniors of Portuguese descent financial assistance for their post-secondary school education.
  • Calaveras County Garden Club Scholarship
    Three $3000 scholarships are awarded each year to graduating seniors from the **Calaveras County** high schools who have **horticulture or environmentally related** education goals.
  • CalFlowers Scholarship
    The CalFlowers Scholarship is for undergraduate students attending an accredited California college or university (first priority) or an undergraduate California resident attending an accredited college or university elsewhere in the U.S. (second priority). Students applying for this scholarship do not need to be majoring in an agricultural program, but must demonstrate a commitment to seeking employment in the floriculture industry after graduation.
  • Cal Grant A High School Entitlement Award
    The Cal Grant High School Entitlement Award is for current high school seniors and recent high school graduates.
  • Cal Grant A - Transfer Entitlement Award
    This grant is for students who plan to transfer directly from a California Community College to a 4-Year University that offers a bachelor degree in the academic year that they are applying for the award.
  • California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship
    CACESF’s scholarship contest is open to current high school juniors and seniors who are enrolled in a California high school and will be attending any accredited public or private college, university, or trade school within 12 months of graduation.
  • Cathy Hopper Memorial
    This scholarship will be awarded to current college/university students currently pursuing their teaching credential and/or student teaching at a university in California with the goal of a career as a K-12 public school teacher in California.
  • Central Valley Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Central Valley Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Charles Clark Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at California State University as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Cochran Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to graduates of Long Beach Unified School District high school who are accepted to or enrolled as current Fall incoming freshmen at Long Beach City College and have overcome personal, family or economic challenges.
  • Collin Lai and Susan Hum Scholarship
    The Chinese American Citizens Alliance Foundation is pleased to a range of scholarships that exclusively open to Chinese descent students. To be eligible, candidates should be an undergraduate student enrolled at Californian college or university.
  • Corti Family Agricultural Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to high school seniors attending, or graduates of, a high school located within Kern County, California who plan to attend full-time an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or technical college located in the United States and major in Agricultural or an Agriculture-related field. (Forestry and Agriculture Education majors are not eligible.)
  • Cox Charities Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to high school seniors in Southern California who are enrolling full-time at an accredited two or four-year university within the U.S to pursue a career in a STEM related field and live in a Cox service area.
  • Critical Care Training Center’s Scholarship Program
    Critical Care Training Center (CCTC) is honored to present its periodic Interactive Scholarship Program to all **Certified Nurse Assistant Students** throughout California. To qualify for the scholarship, students must submit a 600-word essay on the following topic: “Why do we need CNAs in the Healthcare Industry?” Five top essays will be selected according to the number of shared online community votes and will be forwarded to CCTC Board Members who will determine the final winner.
  • CUEA Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students whose parents/guardians are teachers in the Capistrano Unified School District and a MEMBER of Capistrano Unified Education Association (CUEA).
  • Dale Flood – Sacramento Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Sacramento Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Dante Simi Scholarship Fund
    A scholarship shall be awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference given to Sigma Chi members or pledges; and/or graduates of any Learn 4 Life Charter School in the Fresno State's service area: Crescent View West (Fresno), Crescent View South (Fresno), Crescent Valley Public Charter (Hanford, Tulare, Visalia) and Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez Charter (Fresno).
  • Dean Ruth Wu Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at California State University as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Berkeley Bay Area Scholarship
    The Scholarship Committee annually awards scholarships to accomplished local high school students seeking higher education from an accredited four-year university. Scholarship recipients are rewarded for their commitment to scholastic achievement, community service and leadership.
  • Donald and Shirley Hastings Scholarship
    The Donald and Shirley Hastings Scholarship will be awarded to a college undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students.
  • Doyle Scholarship at SRJC
    This scholarship shall be awarded to local high school graduates from the Class of 2021 who enroll in a minimum of 6 units at Santa Rosa Junior College for Fall 2021.
  • Eleanor Barry Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to high school seniors or graduates of a private or charter school in Monterey Park, California, OR high school seniors or graduates of a high school in the Montebello, San Gabriel or Alhambra School Districts who plan to attend full-time an accredited public or private, two-year or four-year college, university, vocational, technical, professional school or post-graduate school located in the United States.
  • Emily M. Hewitt/Stephen K Stocking Memorial Scholarships
    These scholarships, created to honor Emily M. Hewitt and Stephen K. Stocking, are open to undergraduate and graduate students who are **enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution**, whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. All applicants must be **pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history**.
  • Employee Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a a high school graduate applying for/accepted at a college or certificate program and is employed by the **Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Premier Food Services** or contractor of the **Del Mar Fairgrounds**.
  • FFA Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a a high school graduate who is a member in good standing of **FFA** and has participated (not necessarily during the applying year) in a competitive exhibit department at the **San Diego County Fair**.
  • Florence Riford Scholarships
    This scholarship will be awarded to graduating seniors in La Jolla high school who are planning to attend a four-year college or university in California.
  • Golden Grad Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to deserving students who demonstrate great potential through academic excellence and/or active involvement in the affairs of Fresno State and the community.
  • Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000 and are available to students who reside in a Hearthstone property or in the surrounding community.
  • Helm Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students enrolled and entering their junior or senior year at San Diego State University or UC San Diego and have declared a major in mathematics or a scientific field such as, but not limited to, biology, computer science, chemistry, technology, engineering, physics, etc.
  • Ivy and Pearls Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to outstanding high school students in the greater Bay Area of African and African American descent who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US.
  • James R. and Geraldine F. Bertelsen Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to students residing in Carlsbad who are practicing Roman Catholics pursuing higher education at four-year Roman Catholic colleges or universities in the United States.
  • JCCNC Scholarship
    The JCCNC is offering Two Bay Area/Northern California students with a Japanese ancestry/legal Japanese residents of the United States will each be awarded $3,000 from the JCCNC Scholarship program.
  • JLA Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school graduates who meet the **4-H or FFA eligibility requirements** and participate in the **Junior Livestock Auction** at the San Diego County Fair.
  • John and Eunice Davidson Scholarship
    This fund was established in memory of John and Eunice Davidson by their family to provide academic scholarships to graduating seniors.
  • Judge D. Lowell Mock Trial Scholarship
    The scholarship is designed to assist graduating high school students who have demonstrated an interest in public speaking and/or jurisprudence by providing money to further their academic studies
  • Kerry Shatell – District 22 Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students in the AWS Sacramento Section who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Kids Chance California Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students from California who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Kremen School of Education Alumni Chapter Scholarship
    A scholarship shall be awarded to a student admitted to a Kremen School of Education and Human Development undergraduate degree, graduate degree or credential program.
  • LBRSF Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to graduating Long Beach area high school seniors who are planning to enroll at Long Beach City College or CSU, Long Beach as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Los Angeles/Inland Empire Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Louise Savage Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and majoring in nursing.
  • Lyles College of Engineering Alumni Chapter Scholarship
    Scholarship for a student who is pursuing a degree from the Lyles College of Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Mega Bank Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is available for High School Seniors who are planning to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or a Community College in the state of California as a 1st year student.
  • Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
    The Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship Fund awards annual scholarships to help improve the quality of life for those affected by Leukemia/Lymphoma. The focus of the scholarship is supporting secondary education for Leukemia/Lymphoma patients and survivors and/ or children of non-surviving Leukemia/Lymphoma patients.
  • Minerva Gold Award Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Morales Family Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a student who has been or is currently enrolled in Cal State LA arts, humanities or social sciences classes relating to Mesoamerican culture – including but not limited to the culture as studied through anthropology, archeology, art, Chicano studies, dance, Latin American studies, language, philosophy, poetry, music and theater.
  • Morris and Rose Mary Bloom Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at California State University, Los Angeles as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • MUFG Union Bank Scholarship Program 2021
    This scholarship is available to a college sophomore who is an enrolled full-time student at any UNCF member institution, other Historically Black College or University (HBCU), or a U.S. located, accredited four-year institution in the fall 2021.
  • Nathan Hathaway Collegian Scholarship
    A scholarship shall be awarded to a deserving student Mass Communication and Journalism student.
  • Newell Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to graduates of Long Beach Polytechnic High School or Long Beach Wilson High School who are accepted to and enrolled as current Fall incoming freshmen at LBCC or CSULB.
  • NEWH Orange County Region Scholarship
    NEWH Orange County Region is awarding scholarships to students pursuing a major and career objective within the Hospitality Industry (interior design, hospitality management, culinary, architecture, etc.).
  • Osher Scholarship Program for CA Community College Transfer Students
    This scholarship is awarded to students who transfer from a California Community College and show academic promise and commitment to complete a bachelors degree
  • P.E.O. California State Chapter Scholarships
    This scholarship is for female applicants who have permanent California residency status.
  • PG&E Better Together Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors that plan to enroll in full‑time undergraduate study at an accredited four (4) year college or university in California
  • Preferred Bank Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is available for High School Seniors who are planning to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or a Community College as a 1st year student.
  • Ray and Kathy Landis Scholarship
    This scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate student attending California State University, Los Angeles majoring in Engineering or Technology with full-time status.
  • Robert & Marjorie Bryant Memorial Scholarship
    A scholarship shall be awarded to a graduate student working on a degree in Physical Therapy with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must have a financial need and a demonstrated interest in the affairs of Fresno State and the community of Fresno.
  • Roberto Reyes Memorial Scholarship
    The purpose of the Roberto Reyes Memorial Scholarship is to honor Roberto Reyes, a former student of Piner High School.
  • Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is available for High School Seniors who are planning to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or a California/Nevada/New York Community College as a 1st year student.
  • Sacramento District 22 Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Sacramento Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Safe Credit Union Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to 10 outstanding college-bound seniors based on their exceptional grade point average, financial need, community involvement, work experience, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.
  • San Fernando Valley Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS San Fernando Valley Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Santa Clara Section Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for AWS Santa Clara Section students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Semper Solaris Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Sigma Pi Robert Hashimoto Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to **CSUDH** students who have shown leadership on campus and within the community.
  • Stan Oken Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at Fresno State as full time students and have demonstrated good leadership skills and academic achievement.
  • Stephen and Risa Rodemeyer Organic Chemistry Scholarship
    Stephen and Risa Rodemeyer Organic Chemistry Scholarship is for a student who must be a regularly enrolled Chemistry major (BA or BS).
  • The Artemio G. Navarro Scholarship
    The scholarship provides $2,000 to eligible students interested in pursuing a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related degree at an accredited four-year university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
  • The Beverage Industry College Scholarship Program
    This scholarship fund provides qualified students with up to a $3,000 one-year scholarship to be used toward tuition and room/board at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
  • The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) Scholarship
    Administered by the **TELACU Education Foundation**, this scholarship program is funded by TELACU and the generous contributions of its partners—colleges and universities, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals—who have joined in advancing educational opportunities for the community. Applicants must be attending one of **TELACU**'s partnering colleges and universities. Visit [here](https://telacu.com/telacu-education-foundation/college-success-program/list-of-colleges-universities/) for the eligible institutions. Students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply. Special consideration may be given to students pursuing careers in **business, engineering, and science**.
  • The Gail Karp Orgell Scholarship
    The Federation’s College Scholarship program is a conduit for students seeking financial aid to attend undergraduate or graduate programs at accredited nonprofit colleges or universities. Scholarships are granted based on both merit and financial need and are intended to be “last resort” funding to supplement student and family contributions, as well as other financial aid, grants, and awards.
  • The Hon D. Lowell Jensen Scholarship
    The scholarship is designed to assist graduating high school students who have demonstrated an interest in public speaking and/or jurisprudence by providing money to further their academic studies.
  • Theresa A. Mike scholarship
    This scholarship is open to any Native American across the United States AND any Non-Native student who has graduated from a high school in the Coachella Valley or the Morongo Basin who is an employee in good standing or the dependent of an employee of any entity of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians and is an enrolled member of a Federally-Recognized Native American Indian Tribe.
  • The Vipin Agrawal Memorial Scholarship Fund
    The Vipin Agrawal Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students from low-income and immigrant backgrounds. In order to create diversity in the industry and spark new innovations, it is important to platform diverse undergraduate students.
  • Tri Tool Inc, – Sacramento Valley Section Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students living within the AWS Sacramento Section and pursuing a degree or certificate in a welding or welding-related program.
  • Wa Sung Community Service Club- 2019 Merit Scholarship
    Scholarship is for a graduating high school senior of Asian descent, currently attending school in Alameda County or Contra Costa County and will be attending college.
  • Wienerschnitzel Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who are current Wienerschnitzel Service Center, franchisees or crew members (referred to as “Wienerschnitzel Members” collectively throughout the application) or immediate family members of Wienerschnitzel Members and are interested in pursuing careers in culinary arts/hospitality management, business or education.
  • Zable Foundation 4-H Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a high school graduate who is a **4-H member** and has participated (not necessarily during the applying year) in a competitive exhibit department at the **San Diego County Fair**.