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California Scholarships for High School and College Students

Rezvan Foundation Excellence Scholarship
$100,000
The mission of The Rezvan Foundation is to support the academic pursuits of exceptionally talented young students who have spent time in foster care. The Foundation provides ongoing mentorship and scholarship funding for full tuition up to $100,000 over the course of four years for each Awardee.*  It is our hope that Rezvan scholars will then ‘pay it forward’ and keep the generous spirit of Dr. Ahmad Rezvan and his family alive for generations to come.The Applicant:is a minor now or formerly in foster care; a minor who has been orphaned; or a minor who has been adopted after time...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2024
Latinos in Technology Scholarship
$18,000
Although Latinos represent 28% of the total population in Silicon Valley, only 3% are in the high-tech workforce. With 39% of the K-12 student population identified as Latino, we know their talents and perspectives have the potential to transform STEM fields. We seek to do more than level the playing field. We aim to change it.Supporting Latinos in TechSince the start of the program in 2016, we have supported 545 scholars to date and awarded over 800 scholarships. The Latinos in Technology Scholarship supports Latino college students in 3 ways:Financial. We financially support third and fourth-year undergraduate Latino students who...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Ralph Hale and Martha L. Ruppert Educational Scholarship
$10,000
For late-bloomers with academic promise who struggled in high school and early in their college career.BACKGROUNDThe Ruppert Educational Grant Program was established through a trust and bequest agreement by Ralph Hale Ruppert and Lenore Martha Ruppert in memory of their mothers, Nellie Hale Ruppert and Amanda Miller Edwards. The program is designed to assist young people who have financial need and are willing to help themselves. Scholarships are awarded to "late bloomers" — those students who show academic promise and improvement during the last years of high school or in the first few years of college, but are unlikely to...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Krishnan-Shah Family Scholarship
$10,000
For students who are determined to succeed in their chosen field of study, demonstrate academic promise and are active in their community.BACKGROUNDThe Krishnan-Shah Family Scholarship was established by Ajay Shah, Lata Krishnan and their family. This scholarship program seeks to support financially needy students with academic potential and demonstrated community involvement, and provide meaningful and ongoing financial support to ensure that students complete their undergraduate degree.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSGraduating high school seniors residing in the greater Silicon Valley Region (includes Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Alameda County and Santa Cruz County) OR current community college students who graduated...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Crain Scholarship Program
$5,000
For students showing academic excellence, extracurricular activities and a commitment to the community.BACKGROUNDThis program was established in 1987 in memory of Dr. R. Carter Crain and Mildred E. Crain, through Mrs. Crain's will. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable high school graduates to pursue courses of study that they would otherwise be unable to follow due to limited financial means. The selection committee looks for academic promise, documented perseverance in activities outside the classroom, the quality of the personal statement and personal characteristics such as honesty, good judgment and commitment to serving the community. Eligible students will apply...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship
$5,000
For students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields.BACKGROUNDThe Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship was established in memory of Police Chief Harold "Hal" Johnson to provide financial support to students who plan to pursue a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. This scholarship honors Hal's 29 year law enforcement career, which began in Sacramento, California, in 1955. He chose his career after serving honorably as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Hal rose through the ranks swiftly to become one of the youngest Police Captains...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Clair A. Hill Scholarship Program
$5,000
Each year, through the Clair A. Hill Scholarship Program, the winner of the Clair A. Hill Agency Award for Excellence awards one $5,000 scholarship to a qualified undergraduate student. The award is sponsored by Jacobs.Apply for this ScholarshipPlease review the Clair A. Hill Scholarship Guidelines thoroughly before completing the scholarship application. Applicants who do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements will not be considered. The 2024-’25 cycle will open in December.ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTSApplicant must be a California resident at the time of application.Applicant must be attending an accredited, University of California or California State University at the start of...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2024
Nancy Stratford Student Pilot Flight Training Scholarship
$2,000
The San Diego chapter was chartered on September 19th 1946.  At that time members living in the area belonged to the closest chapter, Los Angeles, and decided to form their own down south. San Diego area Ninety-Nines flew into a dirt strip near Sweetwater/Otay Mesa and had their first gathering. There were originally ten 99s who formed the chapter but the membership grew so large that in the 1970s some 99s broke off to form the El Cajon Valley chapter and later in the 1980s, others broke off to form the Mission Bay chapter, so they could have one closer...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2024
Bucks for Books Scholarship
$2,000
In 2003 the Lodi Grape Festival & National Wine Show Association, Inc. established the Bucks for Books Scholarship Fund providing funds for college and/or trade school textbook expenses to deserving area youth. Since its inception well over 140 scholarships have been awarded thanks to fundraising efforts and donations. The scholarship money is used only to purchase books required by the courses the students are currently taking. A student may re-apply while still in school and may receive the award up to two times. Applications are due in the Festival office by 5 p.m. on March 1st and recipients are chosen in...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2024
Curry Award for Girls and Young Women
$1,000
For young women who have undergone unusual hardships to remain in school.BACKGROUNDThis fund was established by Eleanor Williams Curry, an active civic leader on the Peninsula. Scholarships are awarded to young women who are self-motivated, need financial support and attempt to achieve despite tremendous obstacles. Young women who have dropped out of school for reasons beyond their control, or have undergone unusual hardships to remain in school are encouraged to apply. The selection committee also considers circumstances related to possible ethnic or racial discrimination, physical disability or the choice of a nontraditional area of study.ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSYoung woman aged 18 to 26Maximum...
Deadline
Feb 29, 2024
Directing Change Student Film Scholarship
$1,000
To enter the contest you must agree to these official rules. Submission of an entry constitutes an agreement to these rules. Eligibility – To participate, you must be a youth or young adult in the following categories:MIDDLE SCHOOLTo enter as a Middle School Student, you must meet all these requirements:You may only submit to the Walk in Our Shoes or Hope & Justice categories. Note: If you are a middle school student and want to enter one of our specialty categories (Animated Short or Through the Lens of Culture), please contact us to discuss.You must be in middle school (grades 6-8)...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2024
Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing
$1,000
For students majoring in a creative writing field and who have demonstrated creative writing ability and passion.BACKGROUNDThis scholarship was created in 1995 to honor the late Bobette Bibo Gugliotta, author of several books, including Katzimo: Mysterious Mesa; Pigboat 39, about a World War II submarine; and Women of Mexico: The Consecrated and the Commoners, 1519-1900. In 1930, when she was 11 years old, Mrs. Gugliotta wrote a story about a mouse who later became Mickey! Mrs. Gugliotta married U.S. Navy Ensign Guy F. Gugliotta in 1940. They lived in several cities in the United States and Latin America before retiring...
Deadline
Feb 29, 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