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California Scholarships for High School and College Students

Edison Scholars Program
$40,000
The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of tomorrow - the dreamers, inventors, guardians and pioneers - those who dare to be great. Each year, Edison International awards $40,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world. This is a chance for students with big dreams to advance their education and take part in shaping a brighter future. Edison International has awarded more than $12.3 million in scholarships to 700 students through the Edison Scholars program since...
Deadline
Dec 13, 2021
Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program
$25,000
Those awarded the Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship may receive *up to $25,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to a twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Applicants can be awarded up to three (3) times. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California's Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Health Professional Shortage Area-...
Deadline
Feb 22, 2022
Cal Grant Programs
$14,226
The Cal Grant is a California-specific financial aid allocation that does not need to be paid back. Cal Grant applicants must apply for the FAFSA or CADAA by the deadline and meet all eligibility, financial, and minimum GPA requirements of either program. Grants are for students attending University of California, California State University or California Community College, or qualifying independent and career colleges or technical schools in California. There are three kinds of Cal Grants - A, B and C - but you don't have to figure out which one to apply for. Your eligibility will be based on your...
Deadline
Mar 02, 2022
San Francisco Achievers Scholarship
$12,000
San Francisco Achievers offers 2 and 4 year college scholarships for graduating seniors who are African American young men attending San Francisco public high schools. Requirements A) College-ready cumulative GPA (2.5 or higher) B) Attending a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university full-time in the fall following their high school graduation. Summary Students attending a 4-year college receive $3,000 per school year. Students attending a 2-year college will receive up to $1,500 per school year, until they transfer to a 4-year program, at which time they will be eligible for the $3,000 award per school year. In addition...
Deadline
Jan 31, 2022
California Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship
$10,000
Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $10,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a one-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Applicants can be awarded up to three (3) times. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a Registered Nurse Shortage Area (RNSA), Primary Care Shortage Area (PCSA), county, state, or veteran facility. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must: A) Be currently accepted or enrolled in...
Deadline
Feb 22, 2022
Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
$8,000
Those awarded the Allied Healthcare Scholarship may receive *up to $8,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to a twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Applicants can be awarded up to three (3) times. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California's Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Health Professional Shortage Area- Primary...
Deadline
Feb 22, 2022
Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship
$8,000
Those awarded the Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship may receive up to *$8,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Applicants can be awarded up to three (3) times. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California's Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Health Professional Shortage Area- Primary...
Deadline
Feb 22, 2022
Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
$8,000
Those awarded the Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship may receive up to *$8,000 for one year of school. If awarded, recipients agree to a twelve (12) month service obligation practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California as a Registered Nurse. Applicants can be awarded up to three (3) times. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California's Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA),...
Deadline
Feb 22, 2022
California Strawberry Growers' Scholarship Fund
$5,000
The California Strawberry Growers' Scholarship Fund provides more than $150,000 every year to support the higher education of children of strawberry field workers. Since 1995, the California Strawberry Growers' Scholarship Fund, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has supported hundreds of students in their pursuit of a higher education – all the children of California strawberry field workers. This program alone has funded students nearly $2 million to complete their bachelors' and associates' degrees, as well as advanced degrees in science, agriculture, medicine, and law. PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: A) First-time applicants must have a parent who is currently employed as a California...
Deadline
Feb 15, 2022
Raoul Teilhet Scholarship
$3,000
Through this benefit of membership, the CFT has helped hundreds of students reach their higher education goals by awarding them Raoul Teilhet Scholarships. 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 courses of study 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....
Deadline
Dec 15, 2021
California State Chapter Scholarships
$3,000
The California State Chapter of P.E.O. provides educational scholarships to California women studying in a variety of fields. Scholarship grants are awarded based on integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need. California State P.E.O. Scholarship Application forms are available online beginning September 1, 2021 through January 10, 2022. Completed packets must be submitted no later than January 15, 2022. Applicants must have permanent California residency status and must be a female who is, or will be at the time of scholarship funding next Fall, a high school graduate (or equivalent) who will be enrolled in a post-secondary...
Deadline
Jan 15, 2022
California Flight Training Scholarship
$2,000
The Monterey Bay chapter of The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots is offering one $2000 scholarship to a local woman. It is either to be used by the recipient to obtain her private pilot license or to obtain an advanced rating to further her pursuit of a career in aviation. Eligibility A) The Student applicant must be in good health and not dependent on medication or have any other disqualifying condition. The Advanced applicant must have a current medical certificate, appropriate to the rating she seeks. B) The applicant must live in Santa Cruz or Monterey County. C) If...
Deadline
Dec 30, 2021
California Farm Bureau Scholarship
$1,500
The California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation was organized to give aid to students with a desire to pursue a career in the agricultural industry. The scholarships are awarded annually based upon academic achievement, career goals, extracurricular activities, determination, leadership skills, and a commitment to study agriculture. Who is eligible? Any undergraduate student entering or attending a four-year accredited college or university in California and pursuing a career in the agricultural field. Applicants must be a resident of California. If applying for a Rustici Livestock and Rangeland scholarship, please see eligibility requirements in the Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship section below.*...
Deadline
Feb 01, 2022
ACSA Region 6 Student Scholarships
$1,000
ACSA Region 6 offers five $1,000 scholarships to eligible students in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Students must be a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a Region VI ACSA Member. These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors. The award is based on records of success in academics, scholarship, citizenship, activities, and the potential for success in higher education as revealed in the application documents. The applicant must: A) Be a high school graduating senior. B) Be the son, daughter, grandchild, niece, or nephew of a State ACSA and a Region VI ACSA member. C) Plan to attend a...
Deadline
Feb 18, 2022
Every Student Succeeding Program
$1,000
ACSA believes every student deserves equal opportunities to succeed. On every school day throughout California, dedicated educators and courageous students overcome tremendous obstacles to reach their goals of academic excellence. Their success is our success; their powerful stories are our inspiration. Each year, ACSA recognizes 19 pre-K to adult students, one from each geographic region, as well as two California adult education students, for overcoming the odds and achieving success. The purpose of this award is to honor students at all grade levels (pre-K to adult education) who have succeeded against all odds, beyond expectations or simply won the hearts...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2022
Directing Change Student Film Scholarship
$1,000
To participate, you must be a youth or young adult in the following categories: HIGH SCHOOL or YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT To enter as a High School Student or Youth and Young Adult ages 12-25 you must meet one of these two requirements: A) Be associated with a high school located in California and be in grades 9-12. Any high school in California is eligible, including but not limited to: public, private, charter, alternative, and home schools OR B) Be between the ages of 12 and 25 and associated with a college, university, club, community-based organization (e.g. a chapter of...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2022
Future Contractors of California Scholarship
$750
CCIS is dedicated to the future of California's contractor community. We are excited to offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Prompt: Over the past decade there has been a growing emphasis on sustainability and being "green." This theme is only going to continue with each passing year as we trend away from fossil fuels and non-sustainable materials. With that in mind, what are three staples of the construction industry (materials, equipment, practices, etc.) that you see being phased out this decade, and what alternatives do you recommend? Rules and Requirements A) The CCIS Scholarship...
Deadline
Jan 31, 2022
California State PTA Scholarships
$500
Your education doesn't end once you walk across that high school graduation stage. That's why California State PTA has two scholarships to help you achieve your college dreams and your life goals. OPPORTUNITIES EACH YEAR Two scholarships are available for your application: 1) $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. Applicants must be PTA members graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year. 2) $500 Dr....
Deadline
Feb 01, 2022
Robert M. Helfend Criminal Defense Scholarship
$500
Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Robert M. Helfend is offering a $500 scholarship to one undergraduate or law school student in the United States. Robert attended the University of California-Berkeley as an undergraduate and completed his law degree at the Pepperdine University School of Law. He has practiced as a criminal defense attorney exclusively since 1984, representing a range of clients in more than three decades in the courtroom, and he values the selflessness, hard work and dedication it requires to pursue a career in criminal defense. He would like to reward students pursuing a career in criminal defense. The...
Deadline
Feb 15, 2022
Association of California School Administrators Region 3 Scholarships
$500
Region 3 is excited to announce the continuation of a Student Scholarship Program for high school seniors (or dependent continuing college students). Each year, Region 3 awards a number of scholarships (minimum of $500 each) to outstanding college-bound, high-school seniors (or outstanding, continuing-college students). The recipient must be a family member of an active ACSA Region 3 member. The awards will be presented at the annual Administrators of the Year Awards Dinner in May or at a similar region event and winners will be notified by mail prior to the event. PROCESS FOR SELECTION: A Screening Committee shall be appointed...
Deadline
Jan 20, 2022
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Students: 1,819
Tuition: $50,170
Washington and Lee University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Lexington, VA. The school has approximatley 1819 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (33%), Social Sciences (19%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (5%) and Psychology (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1449
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
Students: 16,207
Tuition: $47,273
University of Virginia-Main Campus is a Public institution located in Charlottesville, VA. The school has approximatley 16207 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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: Social Sciences (16%), Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (16%), Engineering (14%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (9%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1415
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Students: 6,243
Tuition: $43,670
College of William and Mary is a Public institution located in Williamsburg, VA. The school has approximatley 6243 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $114,454. The average age of students entering College of William and Mary is 20. The most popular programs at the College of William and Mary are: Social Sciences (20%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (13%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%), Physical Sciences (8%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1406
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
Students: 961
Tuition: $49,908
California Institute of Technology is a Private nonprofit institution located in Pasadena, CA. The school has approximatley 961 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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: Engineering (36%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (26%), Physical Sciences (20%), Mathematics And Statistics (11%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 35
SAT: 1558
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Students: 844
Tuition: $54,636
Harvey Mudd College is a Private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 844 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (39%), Physical Sciences (18%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (15%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (14%) and Mathematics And Statistics (10%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 34
SAT: 1527
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Students: 7,056
Tuition: $49,617
Stanford University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Stanford, CA. The school has approximatley 7056 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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: Engineering (21%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (16%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (16%), Social Sciences (12%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 34
SAT: 1489
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Students: 1,567
Tuition: $51,075
Pomona College is a Private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 1567 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (14%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (10%), Mathematics And Statistics (7%) and Psychology (6%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1461
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Students: 1,334
Tuition: $52,825
Claremont McKenna College is a Private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 1334 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (37%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (13%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (8%), Psychology (8%) and Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1452
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Students: 18,942
Tuition: $54,259
University of Southern California is a Private nonprofit institution located in Los Angeles, CA. The school has approximatley 18942 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (13%), Social Sciences (12%), Engineering (9%) and Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1437
University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Students: 30,574
Tuition: $42,184
University of California-Berkeley is a Public institution located in Berkeley, CA. The school has approximatley 30574 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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%), Engineering (12%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (10%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (7%) and Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (6%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1414
Scripps College
Claremont, CA
Students: 1,059
Tuition: $52,966
Scripps College is a Private nonprofit institution located in Claremont, CA. The school has approximatley 1059 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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: Biological And Biomedical Sciences (22%), Social Sciences (14%), Visual And Performing Arts (8%), Psychology (7%) and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1405
University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Students: 30,994
Tuition: $41,275
University of California-Los Angeles is a Public institution located in Los Angeles, CA. The school has approximatley 30994 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year 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 (25%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (16%), Psychology (12%), Engineering (7%) and Mathematics And Statistics (6%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1387