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California Scholarships for High School and College Students

Cal Aggie Alumni Association Leadership Scholarship
$10,000
Students entering UC Davis as freshmen or transfer students may be eligible to receive achievement scholarships. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $4,000. Top choice candidates may also be considered for the $10,000 Blue and Gold Leadership Scholarship ($5,000 disbursed over two years).Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA), the official Alumni Association of UC Davis graduates and former students, has awarded scholarships to UC Davis students since 1934. UC Davis Alumni and staff review the scholarship essays and select the finalists. Each year, CAAA awards more than $100,000 to students through this scholarship process.CriteriaBefore submitting an application, please review the following...
Deadline
Jun 09, 2024
Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship
$10,000
Our scholarship program was established in 1998 in response to the passage of SP-1, the University of California Regents’ resolution to end affirmative action and race-based admissions at UC schools. In twenty-one years, we have awarded over 2 million dollars in scholarships to 110 students with scholarships that are generally $10,000 per year.We have had many great success stories of past recipients who became associates with many top law firms, public interest offices, corporations and government entities including: Keker Van Nest & Peters; Morrison & Foerster; LuxBus America, San Mateo District Attorney’s Office, California Rural Legal Assistance Inc., Square, Worksafe...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
San Diego County Scholarship Program
$8,000
The San Diego AFCEA Chapter provides three $2,000 per year scholarships, renewable annually for a maximum award of $8,000 for undergraduate studies over four years. Selected students must have strong academics, a record of leadership, extracurricular activities, and volunteer service activities both in their school and in their community. The three $2,000 scholarships are each awarded to one competitively selected graduating high school student who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Candidates must be residents of San Diego County, have a minimum grade point average of 4.0, and be majoring in science, technology, math,...
Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
CLLCF Scholarships
$5,000
The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.ELIGIBILITYIn order to be eligible for scholarship consideration students must meet the following requirements:Be a full-time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, ORBe a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5Submit a completed application along with all required...
Deadline
Jun 01, 2024
Good Neighbor Scholarship
$5,000
This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have demonstrated a well-balanced academic career—academics, extracurricular activities, and community service—with a desire to make a positive change in their communities. This program wants to give a financial boost to students in need to help them achieve their aspirations to make a positive impact in both the private and public sectors, and through any number of professional careers. 
Deadline
Jun 14, 2024
Raoul Teilhet Scholarship
$3,000
The CFT offers scholarships to high school seniors and continuing college students who are children or dependents of CFT members in good standing. Students enrolled in four-year courses of study are eligible for $3000 scholarships; those enrolled in two-year programs are eligible for $1000.The Raoul Teilhet Scholarship program began in 1997 when delegates to the CFT Convention voted to establish scholarships to assist children and dependents of members with the cost of higher education. The program was named after inspirational CFT President Raoul Teilhet, who served the organization as president from 1968 to 1985. Convention delegates extended eligibility to continuing college...
Deadline
Jun 15, 2024
California CAC Educational Scholarship
$2,500
CAC’s Educational Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2005 by the California Association of Collectors (CAC ESF). The CAC ESF is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation. All donations are tax-deductible. Tax ID Number 56‐2521491.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.Essay prompt: All applicants must write an original essay on the following topic: The importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years.Essay guidelines: Entries must be typed,...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
California LGBTQ Safety in Schools Scholarships
$2,500
The LGBTQ+ Safety in Schools Grant and Scholarship Program in Honor of Guy DeRosa was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning+ persons (LGBTQ+). The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a lifelong advocate for civil and human rights and LGBTQ+ issues.The grant program will support groups, projects and presentations that promote understanding of and respect for LGBTQ+ persons.The scholarship program will support self-identified LGBTQ+ active CTA/CTA Aspiring Educators members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
Buck Bragunier and Pat kelly Leadership Scholarship
$2,000
Completed application packets must be received online via email sent to Gloria McKearney, Scholarship Chair, at gloria.mckearney2@gmail.com by June 3, 2024.  Applications received after that date will not be considered. Applicants are responsible for the completeness and timeliness of their submissions. Selections and notifications will be made by July 15th, 2024.  Checks will be distributed by August 14, 2024.2022-23 Buck Bragunier Leadership AwardThe San Diego County Buck Bragunier Leadership Scholarship was established to honor Buck’s memory and unique contributions to the San Diego Chapter of AFCEA. Buck devoted over 20 years to AFCEA and the San Diego military community.The winner...
Deadline
Jun 03, 2024
Usrey Family Scholarship
$1,000
Susie and Bruce Usrey of Monrovia Growers Inc. in Azusa, CA, established the Usrey Family Scholarship in 2001. The Usrey family considers graduating students in horticulture to be the lifeblood of the green industry. The scholarship is awarded annually to horticulture students enrolled in a California state university or college.One scholarship up to $1000.Eligibility RequirementsApplicants must:be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two- or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered.be currently enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time course load at the time of application...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
Kids' Chance of California Scholarship
$1,000
Kids’ Chance of California, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to provide post-secondary scholarships to dependent children of workers that have been killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a California employer. Scholarships are awarded once a year and students may apply every year they attend classes.Eligibility RequirementsApplicant must be between the ages of 16 – 25 yearsApplicant must be the child or legal dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a California employerStudent applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
Ventura County Community Scholarship
$1,000
The Quirk Law Ventura County Community Scholarship is available to high school seniors who reside in Ventura County and will be attending college in the fall.Eligibility requirements:Whether you are homeschooled or attend a high school in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, or anywhere in Southern Ventura County, you are welcome to apply for the scholarship.We ask that all applicants:Be a graduating high school seniorBe a resident of Ventura County, CaliforniaHave a minimum 3.0 GPASubmit an essay of approximately 500 words discussing the following:Car accidents can have a profound impact on a victim’s life. They can result in physical injuries, but also...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Students: 1,820
Tuition: $57,285
Washington and Lee University is a private nonprofit institution located in Lexington, VA. The school has approximatley 1820 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $145,228. The average age of students entering Washington and Lee University is 19. The most popular programs at the Washington and Lee University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (34%), Social Sciences (18%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (6%) and Engineering (4%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 33
SAT: 1451
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
Students: 17,076
Tuition: $52,843
University of Virginia-Main Campus is a public institution located in Charlottesville, VA. The school has approximatley 17076 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $100,900. The average age of students entering University of Virginia-Main Campus is 20. The most popular programs at the University of Virginia-Main Campus are: Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (20%), Social Sciences (16%), Engineering (12%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (9%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (6%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1426
William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Students: 6,217
Tuition: $46,854
William & Mary is a public institution located in Williamsburg, VA. The school has approximatley 6217 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $114,454. The average age of students entering William & Mary is 20. The most popular programs at the William & Mary are: Social Sciences (24%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (11%), Psychology (7%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1411
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
Students: 901
Tuition: $56,862
California Institute of Technology is a private nonprofit institution located in Pasadena, CA. The school has approximatley 901 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $74,239. The average age of students entering California Institute of Technology is 19. The most popular programs at the California Institute of Technology are: Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (35%), Engineering (26%), Physical Sciences (24%), Mathematics And Statistics (8%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 36
SAT: 1566
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Students: 827
Tuition: $58,660
Harvey Mudd College is a private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 827 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $123,784. The average age of students entering Harvey Mudd College is 19. The most popular programs at the Harvey Mudd College are: Engineering (33%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (25%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (23%), Physical Sciences (8%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 35
SAT: 1534
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Students: 6,366
Tuition: $56,169
Stanford University is a private nonprofit institution located in Stanford, CA. The school has approximatley 6366 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $80,448. The average age of students entering Stanford University is 20. The most popular programs at the Stanford University are: Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (18%), Engineering (17%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (17%), Social Sciences (13%) and Mathematics And Statistics (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 33
SAT: 1491
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Students: 1,462
Tuition: $54,774
Pomona College is a private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 1462 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $67,047. The average age of students entering Pomona College is 19. The most popular programs at the Pomona College are: Social Sciences (25%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (8%), Mathematics And Statistics (7%) and Physical Sciences (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1461
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Students: 19,521
Tuition: $60,275
University of Southern California is a private nonprofit institution located in Los Angeles, CA. The school has approximatley 19521 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $80,336. The average age of students entering University of Southern California is 21. The most popular programs at the University of Southern California are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (25%), Visual And Performing Arts (12%), Social Sciences (12%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (9%) and Engineering (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1441
University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Students: 30,796
Tuition: $44,066
University of California-Berkeley is a public institution located in Berkeley, CA. The school has approximatley 30796 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $54,800. The average age of students entering University of California-Berkeley is 22. The most popular programs at the University of California-Berkeley are: Social Sciences (19%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (11%), Engineering (11%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (10%) and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 33
SAT: 1437
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Students: 1,262
Tuition: $56,475
Claremont McKenna College is a private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 1262 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $97,310. The average age of students entering Claremont McKenna College is 19. The most popular programs at the Claremont McKenna College are: Social Sciences (39%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (13%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (11%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (8%) and Psychology (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 33
SAT: 1436
Scripps College
Claremont, CA
Students: 930
Tuition: $57,188
Scripps College is a private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 930 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $115,442. The average age of students entering Scripps College is 20. The most popular programs at the Scripps College are: Social Sciences (15%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (14%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (8%), Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies (7%) and English Language And Literature (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1406
University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Students: 31,636
Tuition: $43,003
University of California-Los Angeles is a public institution located in Los Angeles, CA. The school has approximatley 31636 undergraduate students. The school offers students degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $54,617. The average age of students entering University of California-Los Angeles is 21. The most popular programs at the University of California-Los Angeles are: Social Sciences (27%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (17%), Psychology (11%), Engineering (7%) and Mathematics And Statistics (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1387