E4FC 2016 Undergraduate Scholarship Database: By Field of Study
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Name of ScholarshipMonth DueDue DateNew Listing? (Y/N)Scholarship CategoryScholarship TypeField of StudyScholarship LinkAward RangeAward AmountRegionRegion DetailsEligibility NotesContact PhoneContact Email
Microsoft Minority ScholarshipJanuary1/31/2016NoField of StudyScholarshipSTEM (science, technology, engineering & math)http://www.microsoft.com/university/scholarshipsNationalUS, Canada, Mexico Attend a 4-year university in United States, Canada, or Mexico. Be completing an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical
discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or
physics and demonstrate an interest in computer
science. Because the scholarship is merit based, you
must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point
average out of a possible 5.0.
Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund College ScholarshipFebruary2/19/2016NoOtherScholarshipSTEM (science, technology, engineering & math)http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/#banatao$2501 - $5000$5,000 CountyNorthern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus.
Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego.
Grade level: Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in 2016-17
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science
Note: those pursuing health careers are not eligible (i.e. physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
Financial need
Applications available late December/early. Total award: $20,000
Great Minds in Stem Heenaac AwardsMayNot Specified NoField of StudyOtherSTEM (science, technology, engineering & math)http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/professionals/henaac-awards$5001 - $10000
$500 to $10,000
NationalApplicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/ community activities, be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors, must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories, and be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community.Nominating individuals from your organization, you support GMiS in providing a pathway and vision for the next generation of what it means to be a successful STEM professional.mvillafana@greatmindsinstem.org
SHPE Foundation Scholarship ProgramJuneNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipSTEM (science, technology, engineering & math)http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/ $2501 - $5000
NationalSHPE members who demonstrate significant motivation and aptitude for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are encouraged to applyshpefoundation@shpe.org
Leadership Award (UC Berkeley)Not Specified NoCollegeScholarshipSTEM (science, technology, engineering & math)http://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/leadership-award$1501 - $2500$2,000 Bay AreaUC BerkeleyDemonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments. Incoming Freshman: Submit a UC Berkeley application for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 enrollment, interview in-person in the United States, London, or Hong Kong in May 2014, and submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1, 2014. Incoming Junior Transfer: Submit a UC Berkeley application for Fall 2014/Spring 2015 enrollment, interview in-person on campus in September 2014, and submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by June 1, 2014. For current students: registration and enrollment as UC Berkeley undergraduate student in at least the minimum number of units approved by major college or school for Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015, and interview in-person on campus in September 2014 (Study-abroad students interview by telephone).Application opens December 15th, 2015 510.900.8230scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu
Bertha Wolf - Rosenthal Foundation Fund for Community Service StipendMayNot Specified NoOtherOtherNot providedhttp://www.libertyhill.org/Page.aspx?pid=301$2501 - $5000$5,000 CaliforniaCalifornia Show a history of community service work (in and/or out of school).
Demonstrate her/his financial need
Currently work full-time (30+ hours/week) for a nonprofit organization in California. Unpaid interns working 30+ hours/week for the entire year may also apply. The recipient must continue working at
this nonprofit for the duration of the calendar year. Recipients who leave before the end of the calendar year must return a proportional amount of the stipend.
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant ScholarshipFebruary2/1/2016NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/kazmierczak.htm$501 - $1000$1,000 NationalChild of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last 3 years)
Teaching as a career goal
Scholastic achievement
Financial need
(800) 245-5681mreho@gvboces.org
The Association of Chinese Teachers Scholarship (TACT)FebruaryNot SpecifiedNoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.tactsf.org $1501 - $2500$2,000 CitySan Francisco Student of Chinese descent; volunteer service including, but not necessarily exclusive to, the Chinese American community; a career goal in education, human services, arts, or communication; min 2.5 GPA; participation in school and extracurricular activities; demonstrated leadership in school and/or communitytactsf@yahoo.com
Asian American Journalists AssociationAprilNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.aajasf.org/scholarship/$2501 - $5000$500-$2000Bay AreaBay Area Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student enrolled full-time with at least 12 credit units for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 school year. Additionally, they must be taking or planning to take journalism courses and/or pursuing journalism as a career. Finally, they must be attending school in the San Francisco Bay Area or have a permanent address in the San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants need not be Asian American in order to apply.Ling Woo Liu at lliu605@yahoo.com and Donna Tam at donnaytam@gmail.com
Tylenol Future Care ScholarshipJuneNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship$5001 - $10000$5001 - $10000NationalBe a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia. Undergraduate student: must have completed at least one year of undergraduate course study by the Spring of 2015 at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational – technical school,
and be able to provide proof of enrollment to a public health/health education, med school, nursing and/or pharmacy degree program.
(866) 851-4275Tylenol@applyists.com
Dr. Amanda Perez ScholarshipMarchNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://lmsa.net/west/what-we-do/scholarships/dramanda-perez/NationalArizona, California, Oregon, Utah, WashingtonApplicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of health care and education in Latino and underserved communities. Must be sophomore level or higher at 4-year university or post-baccalaureate student. Students are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of immigration or citizenship status. Financial need. Must be a resident or attending school within the LMSA-West region states (Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington). Must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA-West. Winners must be available to be interviewed for the LMSA-West Newsletter. Check nack for application deadline. vp_scholarship@lmsa.net
National Association of Hispanic JournalistsMarchNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://nahj.org/scholarships/$2501 - $5000
Nationalincluding Puerto Rico Students must demonstrate a sincere desire to pursue a career in the field of journalism.
2.5 minimum grade point average to qualify for NAHJ scholarships.
Financial need
Student journalists need to be aware of issues that face the Latino community and Latinos in the newsroom while striving to portray all people in a fair and accurate manner in coverage of stories.
Visit website for application deadline.
Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals High School Essay ContestMarchNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.hennet.org/contest.php$501 - $1000$300-$600NationalParticipants must currently be attending middle or high school, or be home-schooled and under 19 years of age on the date the contest opens for entries. No exceptions!

The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide regardless of nationality, citizenship or country of residence.
The dates are usually announced on our web site mid-December after the judges have finalized the rules. The contest usually opens for entries in January and closes in March with results being announced in May.contest@hennet.org
SALEF Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship FundMayNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://www.salef.org/programs#!__programs$1501 - $2500
$1,000 to $2,250
CityPico Union, South Los Angeles, Central
Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity
Demonstrate financial need, must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate a history of community involvement
a) Graduating High School seniors
b) Current undergraduate, graduate, medical, MPH, MD, or Dentistry
c) Community college students d) Vocational/Trade school
Applicants must be
Pursuing a health degree (Vocational, Trade, Community College, undergraduate,
MPH, Pharmaceutical, Medical School, Nursing School, Biomedical engineering, etc) or
B. A graduating HS senior pursuing a degree in any field of study.
(213) 480-1052ehilleprandt@salef.org
Health Careers Scholarship ProgramMayNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttps://www.gallagherkoster.com/scholarship/ NationalThe Scholarship Program is open to all full-time undergraduate students who are entering their Junior or Senior Year of their undergraduate study in the Fall of 2014. If the student is in a program that is not a 4-year program, they are eligible if they will be entering either their final year of undergraduate study or their second-to-last year of undergraduate study in the Fall of 2014. Additionally, students must be enrolled in an accredited institution in a program of study that prepares them for a career in health care. Examples of qualifying degree programs include, but are not limited to premedicine, nursing, public/community health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and optometry. Students eligible to be considered for the award must demonstrate financial need. Financial need will be determined using information provided by the school's Financial Aid office on the form provided in the scholarship application materials. Students must also meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress standards set by their institution and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).If you are interested in applying in 2016, you may reference the information on their website to find out about the Program. Please note that this information may change for 2016. Typically application is released early March. scholarship@gallagherstudent.com
Cynthia Felix ScholarshipOctoberNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipHumanities & Social Scienceshttp://lmsa.net/west/what-we-do/scholarships/cinthyafelix-scholarship/NationalArizona, California, Oregon, Utah, WashingtonApplicants should demonstrate a desire to advance the state of health care and education in Latino and underserved communities. Must be sophomore level or higher at 4-year university or post-baccalaureate student. Students are eligible to receive the scholarship regardless of immigration or citizenship status. Financial need. Must be a resident or attending school within the LMSA-West region states (Arizona, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington). Must be a dues-paying pre-med member of LMSA-West. Winners must be available to be interviewed for the LMSA-West Newsletter. Check nack for application deadline. vp_scholarship@lmsa.net
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Foundation Essay ContestDecember12/14/2015NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/entercontest.aspx$2501 - $5000$5,000 NationalRegistered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the
United States during the Fall 2015 Semester.
Scholarship AmericaDecember12/15/2015NoDACAScholarshipAnyhttp://scholarshipamerica.org/dream_award.php$10000+
NationalBe at least 17 years of age.
Individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA).
High school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2014.
Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2015.
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2015-16 academic year.
Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree.
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
Demonstrate financial need.
Hispanic Scholarship FundJanuary1/15/2016NoDACAScholarshipAnyhttp://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/$2501 - $5000$500-$5,000NationalMust be of Hispanic Heritage
Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited not-for -profit 4 year university or graduate school during FALL of scholarship cycle year
U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
Complete FAFSA
Complete state Dream Act financial aid application (if applicable)
Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT StudentsJanuary1/19/2016NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttps://www.pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/NationalNo citizenship requirements. History of leadership and/or allyship in issues that affect the LGBT/Queer community. Must plan to continue this leadership/allyship in the future. No specific GPA but seeking candidates with high academic performance
California Association of CollectorsJanuary1/20/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://cacesf.org/rules_app.html$1501 - $2500
CaliforniaAwarded to California high school seniors for their use as full-time students at any accredited public or private college, university or trade school. Scholarship recipients must start attendance within 12 months of the award and show proof of enrollment in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Essay subject is: “Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years.” Entries must be typed, 12 point font, double spaced, and be between 700 and 1,000 words (include word count at the top of your essay). Each entry must include the completed application, signed by the applicant and his/her parent or guardian, and the essay, and must be submitted at the same time.
Each entry Must be a well written essay. Should tell the reader a story. Needs to leave the reader engaged. DO NOT submit application and essay more than ONCE.
Three awards of: First Award - $2,500 Second Award - $2,000 Third Award - $1,500(916) 929-2125scholarship@calcollectors.net
Meritus College FundJanuary1/22/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://meritus.org/scholars/how-to-apply/ $10000+$14,000 CitySan FranciscoSFUSD student. Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 – 3.7 (unweighted) Demonstrate financial need
Plan to attend a four-year accredited college
Demonstrate an outstanding personal record of achievement as determined by:
Academic preparation to succeed in college
Ability to overcome challenges and a desire to succeed
Quality involvement with others via work, school, family, and community
Focus and purpose in pursuing higher education en route to post-graduate goals
Meritus provides opportunities to engage a network of individuals from the community through mentoring, coaching, and career and professional skills development for success throughout college and beyond.(415)400-8650info@meritusfund.org
If Given a ChanceJanuary1/22/2016NoOtherOtherAnyhttp://www.ifgivenachance.org/programs.html $501 - $1000$1,000 CountyNapaThe nominee must have graduated from a Napa High School (or be a resident of Napa County and graduated from an out of area high school) or completed an equivalent (GED, CHSPE). The nominee must have faced adversity and overcome challenging life circumstances.
County and graduated from an out of area high school) or completed an equivalent (GED,
He/she must have plans to further his/her education or training within 15 months of receiving the
The nominee must have faced adversity and overcome challenging life circumstances. The nominee must have turned his/her life around or must have maintained high standards in the face of adversity707-260-5656 Isadora@ifgivenachance.org
The Peninsula College FundJanuary1/24/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.peninsulacollegefund.org/ $2501 - $5000$3,000 Bay AreaPeninsula Current graduating senior attending Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy, East Palo Alto Academy, Eastside College Preparatory School, Gunn High School, Menlo-Atherton High School, Palo Alto High School, Sequoia High School, Summit Preparatory High School, Carlmont High School, or Woodside High School
• Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA (unweighted)
• Documented financial need
• Plan to attend a four-year accredited college/university beginning Fall 2016
• Underrepresented minority and/or first-generation college student
• Demonstrate the academic preparation necessary to succeed in college
• Demonstrate an ability to overcome obstacles to achieve academic and personal goals
• Demonstrate active involvement in the community or active engagement with others via work, school, or family responsibilities

$3,000/year scholarship, which can be renewed for four years (for a total of $12,000)(650) 779-5000info@peninsulacollegefund.org
Princeton Prize in Race RelationsJanuary1/31/2016NoOtherOtherAnyhttp://www.princeton.edu/pprize/ $501 - $1000$1,000 CitySan Francisco, among other cities outside
of CA (check website)
Any student currently enrolled in grades 9–12. Students whose efforts have had a significant, positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities.The Princeton Prize application process consists of two parts (Part I and Part II). Each part can be separately completed online — OR — downloaded, printed and mailed800-742-1036pprize@princeton.edu
Adsum Education Foundation ScholarshipJanuary1/31/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.sbscholarship.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/$1001 - $1500
CountySanta Barbara Applicant must have attended at least four* of the six years between grades 7-12 AND graduate or receive a GED from Santa Barbara County high school** by June 2016.
Applicant must be planning to attend full-time as an undergraduate, medical (M.D.), or graduate student at a Title IV-approved school.
Applicant must be a U.S citizen, permanent resident, or AB 540 eligible
Scholarship awards mostly range from $500 to $5,000 per academic year, with average award amounts of $2,500 at a four-year college and $1,500 at a two-year college. Recipients must maintain full-time status and a minimum 2.0 GPA to remain eligible. Recipients are eligible for 4 years of undergraduate funding and 4 years of medical/graduate level funding. Awards in subsequent years are not guaranteed; applicants must submit a complete reapplication each year to be considered for future funding.(805) 687-6065info@sbscholarship.org
eQuality Scholarship CollaborativeFebruary2/1/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.equalityscholarship.org $5001 - $10000$6,000 Bay AreaNorthern CaliforniaApplicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible. No citizenship required We do not ask for Social Security numbers nor citizenship/residency status. If you meet the residency or school requirements above and are accepted to and attend an accredited post-secondary school, you may apply.info@equaliltyscholarship.com
PG&E Scholarship OpportunitiesFebruary2/1/2016NoOtherScholarshipAny
$1001 - $1500
OtherMust be PG&E customer.Family must be PG&E customer. No
ethnicity or citizenship requirements. Proof of
residency may be established by providing a copy of
a PG&E or phone bill within the past six months for
your home address, a driver’s license, etc. Recipients selected based on community involvement, financial need, GPA, personal references, major and school activities. Students may apply to more than one ERG. All ERG scholarship programs are
open to all eligible students to apply for consideration.
Please do not go forward and fill out an ERG application until after you have reviewed this eligibility criteria.
Kennedy-King Memorial College ScholarshipFebruary2/5/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.kennedyking.org/ $2501 - $5000$4,000 CountyDiablo Valley, Contra Costa, or Los Medanos Colleges Be of African-American, Latino, Native American, or of Pacific Islander descent, i.e. a minority group underrepresented at four-year colleges and universities in California.
Be enrolled for the fall semester prior to the award (or have completed your course work within the past year) at Diablo Valley, Contra Costa, or Los Medanos Colleges. Applicants may not be currently enrolled nor intend to enroll before next June in a four-year college or university.
Be eligible (have sufficient and proper units) to transfer to a four-year institution with junior standing for the next fall term (or at the latest the next spring term) following the award.
Provide evidence of financial need.
Complete and submit on time the application with required attachments. If selected for interview, you MUST attend the Saturday morning Selection Comnittee interviews in the spring.
Los Medanos College Foundation ScholarshipsFebruary2/11/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.losmedanos.edu/scholarships/list.asp$501 - $1000$200-$1,000OtherLos Medanos College studentsMust be a Los Medanos College student, have a minimum GPA of 2.0 (a higher GPA may be required depending on the scholarship), submit supporting documents i.e. essay, two letters of recommendation and a copy of your unofficial transcript, and meet all of the eligibility requirements of scholarship(s) for which you are applying. All LMC Foundation scholarships have no citizenship requirements with the exception of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Contra Costa Delta Branch Scholarship(925) 473-7518
Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship FundFebruary2/12/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://hcac-ac.org/scholarship/$501 - $1000$750-$1,500CountyAlamedaA Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;
A graduating senior, past-year GED recipient, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending a four-year institution, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program;
A resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on 1040 tax forms);
Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school;
Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits
Awards range: Community college – $750 each
Transfer student – $1,500 each
Four year college – $1,500 each
Postgraduate – $1,500 each
California Strawberry Scholarships applicationsFebruary2/15/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnywww.californiastrawberries.com/scholarships
$2501 - $5000 $400–$5,000CaliforniaCalifornia PRIMARY QUALIFICATION for first-time applicants: Applicant must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker (including the prior two harvest seasons).
Full-Time enrollment in an accredited trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate school.
Maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.0 or greater.
The Dream.US ScholarshipFebruary2/15/2016NoDACAScholarshipAnyhttp://thedream.us/scholars/ $10000+$25,000 NationalBe a first time college student applying to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of our partner colleges. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater (or equivalent GED score). Be DACA eligible and have applied for or received DACA approval.
1-(855) 670-ISTS (4787)
Associated Students Incorporated of San Francisco State University ScholarshipsFebruary2/15/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://asi.sfsu.edu/asi/stud_resources/index.html$501 - $1000$1,000 OtherAttending SFSU See list of ASI scholarships for specific eligibility requirements. Minimum enrollment of parttime status attending SFSU or enrolled in at least half time at another college. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA(415) 338-4321faschol@sfsu.edu
Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance ScholarshipFebruary2/19/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/apply-for-scholarship/#mattfong$1001 - $1500$1,500 CaliforniaCalifornia Grade level: Incoming sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year college or university in 2016-17
Must be enrolled in California college or university
Major: Accounting, political science, public policy, business administration or related fields
Ethnic heritage: Asian (at least 50%)
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Financial need
Preference given to those with record of community service or volunteer work
Napa County Hispanic NetworkFebruary2/19/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.napacountyhispanicnetwork.org/scholarships.html$1501 - $2500$2,500 CountyNapa County Residents of Napa County and
Students of Latino parentage and
Students with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and College-bound high school seniors orNapa Valley College students transferring to a four year college or students currently
attending a four-year university or
Trade or Vocational School
(707) 812-1054kenfehring@gmail.com
Chin: Shui Kuen and Allen Chin ScholarshipFebruary2/19/2016NoNationalScholarshipAnywww.asianpacificfund.org$501 - $1000$1,000 NationalGrade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2015-16
Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Financial need
No citizenship status requirement
Kaiser Permanente Asian Association Scholarship ProgramFebruary2/21/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://kaiserpermanente-asianassociation.org/scholarship/application/$2501 - $5000$3,500 Bay AreaNorthen California To be eligible for a KPAA scholarship, you must be graduating from high school in Spring, 2016, and planning to attend an accredited college, university, trade or technical school in Fall, 2016. Your residence or high school must be located in the Northern California Kaiser Permanente service area, and you must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation-High School Senior and Undergraduate ProgramsFebruary2/24/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/community-foundation-managed$5001 - $10000
$1,000– $10,000
CountySan Mateo County and Santa Clara CountyScholarships for graduating H.S. seniors and college undergrads use the same common application and most have the following eligibility requirements: Graduate from a public or private high school and/or reside in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County, demonstrate financial need, plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university (Eustace-Kwan and Ruppert recipients can attend a vocational/career/ trade school that focuses on providing formal preparation for skilled, technical or professional occupations such as dental hygienist, x-ray technician, court reporting, emergency medical technicians, etc.), be current full-time students and plan to attend college on a full-time basis, and be United States citizens or eligible non-citizens (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and AB 540* students). To be considered “AB 540,” students must have completed three years of high school in California, graduated with a high school diploma or attained equivalent and filed an AB 540 affidavit at the college or university where they are enrolled. Please see individual scholarships for exact eligibility requirements650-450-5517donate@siliconvalleycf.org
Pursuit of ExcellenceFebruary2/29/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://poescholarships.org/POE/Home.html $501 - $1000
$500 to $5,000
CountyPeninsula (San Mateo County and Santa
Clara County)
Financial need, graduating highschool senior from schools listed on website, satisfactory academic standing, acceptance to an accredited college or university, studentwork. Pursuit of Excellence scholarships are renewable each year and will be renewed for as many years as it takes for the scholarship recipient to graduate. The student must remain in good standing and attend a renewal interview over each summer to discuss his / her financial situation.poeboard@gmail.com
Marcus Foster Education Fund (Various Scholarships)March3/2/2016NoOtherScholarshipAny http://marcusfoster.org/programs/scholarships/$2501 - $5000$500–$5,000Bay AreaOakland and Pleasanton *Currently an OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (OUSD) high school senior
*Attended an OUSD public or charter school for at least the last two years
*Complete the FAFSA or the California Dream Act Application by the March 2nd priority deadline
*Plan to attend a four-year institution, two-year institution, or trade/technical program in the fall following your graduation from high school
*Have a letter of recommendation from an adult that can speak on your experiences
*When awarded, recipients are required to attend an orientation and scholarship awards ceremony
(510) 777-1600nfo@marcusfoster.org
10,000 Degrees Undergraduate ScholarshipMarch3/2/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.10000degrees.org/students/scholarships$2501 - $5000$500-$5,000CountyMarin County Demonstrated financial need
Enrolled in a program leading to student’s first associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or teaching credential during the 2016-2017 academic school year;
Enrolled in an average of 12 academic units per term during the 2016-2017 academic school year (or full time as designated by school).
Priority given to high school graduates from Marin and Sonoma County.
(415) 451-4002Info@10000degrees.org
Berkeley Undergraduate Dream Act Scholarship (UC Berkeley)March3/2/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://financialaid.berkeley.edu/berkeley-undergraduate-dream-act-aid$5001 - $10000$8,000 Bay AreaAttending UC BerkeleyYou must have a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) to be eligible. You must qualify for the AB 540 nonresident tuition exemption. You must be ineligible for federal financial aidMust submit CA Dream Act application by March 2nd deadline. (510) 664-9181
McConnell Foundation Scholars ProgramMarch3/5/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.mcconnellfoundation.org/application/$5001 - $10000$7,500 CountyNorthern California (Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties)Are a resident of The McConnell Foundation Scholarship Programs service area
Will be 21 or under by May 1st before your first term at college
Intend to enroll full time at College of the Siskiyous or Shasta College in a degree or certificate program
Will have earned a high school diploma or GED before starting college
Have financial need as demonstrated by an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of no greater than $8,600. You can get an EFC by applying for Federal Student Aid by filing the FAFSA form online at www.fafsa.ed.gov OR by filing a California Dream Act application at www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp
Have not already earned a significant number of college units
Have not been convicted of a felony, or have satisfied the terms of any conviction prior to applying
Are not, or are not a family member of, any McConnell Foundation board member, Program Services staff member, exempt employee, or current Scholarship Review and Selection Committee Member
(530) 226-6233
Elmira Sanderson Freshmen Scholarship Application (SFSU)March3/13/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.sfsu.edu/~alumni/scholarship.htm $1001 - $1500$1,500 Bay AreaSFUSD high school students onlyStudents who come from an educationally or environmentally disadvantaged background, currently attending a San Francisco Public High School, has a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 for the junior and senior high school years, must enroll at San Francisco State University as a full-time student with at least 12 units for incoming Fall semester(415) 405-3639rjjones@sfsu.edu
SF State Alumni Association Senior Scholarship (SFSU Seniors)March3/13/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.sfsu.edu/~alumni/scholarship.htm$1001 - $1500$1,500 Bay AreaAttending SFSUSF State stiudents who will have full-time senior status in the fall, applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25(415) 405-3639rjjones@sfsu.edu
Blackhawk Women Scholarship FundMarch3/18/2016NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.bwscholarshipfund.com/scholarships.htm$2501 - $5000$5,000 CountyContra Costa Female, residing in Contra Costa County
Have at least a 3.5 unweighted GPA
Be active in community service
Be in need of financial aid
A graduating High School senior, or Junior College student ready to transfer, who will be attending a 4 year college/university in the fall
Davis-Putter Scholarship FundApril4/1/2016NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.davisputter.org $10000+$10,000 NationalThe Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level and who are active in the progressive movement. davisputter@davisputter.org
Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant ChildrenApril4/15/2016NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mattera.htmLess than $500$150-$500NationalRecent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be
given to currently interstate migrant youth
Scholastic potential
Financial need
Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical
or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school
who shows promise of ability to continue schooling
(800) 245-5681mreho@gvboces.org
LatPro ScholarshipApril4/30/2016NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://learn.latpro.com/scholarship/ $2501 - $5000$3,000 NationalStudents must: (1) Be enrolled in a school that has registered for LatPro’s scholarship program. (2) Be a full-time student when applying for the scholarship. (3) Like us on Facebook. (4) Complete the scholarship application
CASA 2 ScholarshipFebruaryExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://ltacasa2.webs.com/scholarships.htm $501 - $1000$500 CaliforniaBe an Undocumented Student in the United States
Reside in California. Will be attending a higher education institution in California for Fall 2014 (e.g. Trade School, Two-year College, Four-Year Universities, etc.)
Must be a high school senior or continuing undergraduate student (will not have a Bachelor's by Fall 2014) ***Yes, current undergraduate college students may apply***
Our amount of scholarships offered vary each year depending on the amount of funding available.ltacasa2scholarship@gmail.com
Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate ScholarshipJulyExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mfb.htm$10000+$20,000 NationalRecent history of movement for agricultural employment
Scholastic achievement
Financial need
Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution
(800) 245-5681mreho@gvboces.org
Youth AwardsOctoberExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableYesNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2015/forms/about.php NationalLatino high school seniors. 3.0 GPA. Letter of recommendation, GPA verfication form. Attend regional ceremony info@hispanicheritage.org
Atlas Shrugged Essay ContestOctoberExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#overview$10000+$20,000 OtherGlobal No application is required. The contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Entrant must be a 12th Grader, College Undergraduate or Graduate Student.1st place $20,000 (1 winner). 2ND PLACE $2,000 (3 Winners). 3RD PLACE $1,000 (5 Winners). FINALISTS $100 (25 Winners). SEMIFINALISTS $50 (50 Winners).(650) 331-3280questions@questbridge.org
Sequoia Awards Scholarship ProgramOctoberExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoOtherOtherAnyhttp://www.sequoiaawards.org/nomination-forms/$5001 - $10000
$5001 - $10000
CityRedwood Have performed voluntary community service, be present at all required interviews, attend awards banquet in March. Be a high school senior – live in Redwood City
Have performed significant, uncompensated, volunteer activities.
Apply at- The nomination form is on our website: www.SequoiaAwards.org
It can be requested by phone from Deanna Dooley at (650) 369-7217, or with the assistance of your school’s college guidance counselor. Submittal of nominations can be by mail or fax or email (see website for email form). The deadline for nominations is October 31st.
(650) 369-7217
ASUCD Scholarship (Davis)NovemberExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttps://asucd.ucdavis.edu/scholarship/$501 - $1000$1,000 Bay AreaAttending UC DavisAll continuing undergraduate students enrolled and in good academic standing at the University of California, Davis are eligible for an ASUCD Scholarship. Students must be enrolled after Spring quarter of 2013 to receive the scholarship. Note that applicants with current disciplinary sanctions in effect are ineligible to apply.
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship ProgramDecemberExact 2016 due date will be posted once availableNoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://corporate.comcast.com/news-information/news-feed/recognizing-the-best-and-brightest-nationwide$501 - $1000$1,000 NationalAll nominations for the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must be made exclusively by the School’s Principal or Guidance Counselor. A student nominated by a Principal or Guidance Counselor must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience, and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.Scholarship Program is a nomination-based award, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor.
Mountain View Los Altos Community RoundtableFebruaryNot SpecifiedNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.mvlacommunityscholars.org/ $2501 - $5000
$1,000 to $6,000
CountyMountain View-Los Altos High School DistrictApplicants are chosen based on financial circumstances, individual characteristics, and college readinessmvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
Maisin ScholarsMarchNot SpecifiedNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.maisinscholars.org/ $1501 - $2500$2,000 Bay AreaSan Francisco Are a San Francisco Unified School District senior with at least a 2.0 GPA Will attend college or an educational program in the fall of your high school graduation year Are committed to your educational goals beyond high school Have displayed courage to overcome personal hardship info@maisinscholars.org
Good Tidings Community Service ScholarshipsOctoberNot specifiedNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.goodtidings.org/$2501 - $5000$5,000 City Contra Cosa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Jaoquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, or Yolo.High school seniors who recognize the benefits of serving their community. No citizenship requirements but must show proof of acceptance into a university in order to receive the scholarship money(800) 824-7366larry@goodtidings.org
The Mexican American Dream ScholarshipSeptemberNot specifiedNoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.cofem.org/scholarshipprogram$501 - $1000$500-$1000CountyLos Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, and Ventura CountyBe an AB-540/DACA Student. If not an AB-540/DACA student, must be a member or related to a member of a COFEM affiliated Federation or Club. Must be considered a full-time student or enrolled in at least 12 units at a 4 year
institution or 2-year community college. Have a minimum GPA of 2.8
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Demonstrate involvement in the community and/or work experience Must reside or attend school in the following counties only: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, and Ventura County.Be able to participate in the Annual Scholarship Reception and COFEM’s Annual Conference and Expo. MANDATORY: Other volunteer opportunities will be available throughout the year (i.e. Immigration marches, DACA clinics, Citizenship Fairs) Any student who becomes a scholarship recipient must complete a total of 25 hours (Community College recipients) or 50 hours (4 year College/University) of volunteer service to COFEM.
AB540/DACA are storngly encourage to apply. (213) 417-8390 info@cofem.org
Peralta Colleges Foundation ScholarshipsNot SpecifiedNoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.laney.edu/wp/studentservices/scholarships/$2501 - $5000$250-$5,000Bay AreaAttending a Peralta Community College (Laney College, Merritt College, College of Alameda, or Berkeley City College)Scholarship criteria vary; however, most scholarships are for individuals with financial need. Scholarships are available for both full-time and part-time students. International students are welcome to apply. Some scholarships are for specific areas of study or for individuals with specific backgrounds or needs. Please see scholarship listing for details, located in the left hand navigation bar under Available Scholarships. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships for which they are applying assuming all pertinent and required materials are included and all eligibility requirements are met.Scholarship Season Opens January 15, 2016. There are many scholarships available within the Peralta Community College District. Most scholarships require a separate application even if they use the Foundation’s Master Scholarship Application, so be sure to use the appropriate form for the scholarship(s) you are seeking. All applicants are required to complete a financial aid application regardless of their eligibility for financial aid. An application for a Peralta Colleges Foundation scholarship does not take the place of a Peralta College Financial Aid application. For information about financial aid, speak with your College’s Financial Aid Office.510.466.7206http://web.peralta.edu/foundation/scholarships-and-grants/scholarships-spring-2015-2/
A.W. Bodine – Sunkist Memorial ScholarshipAprilNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.sunkist.com/about/bodine_scholarship.aspx$1501 - $2500$2,000 OtherCalifornia and Arizona A background in California or Arizona agriculture – the student or someone in the student’s
immediate family must have derived the majority of his or her income from agriculture;
Financial need; and
GPA and extracurricular activities indicative of potential for success
Amigos de El SalvadorAugustNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.amigosdeelsalvador.org/becas.html $1501 - $2500$2,000 CountyContra Costa High school seniors.
Earning a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
Demonstrated need for financial assistance. Latino/Hispanic resident of Contra Costa County.
Enrolled or planed to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall after your graduation from high school.
Eligible candidates should apply to the ADES’s Scholarship Committee. The scholarships will not be granted to attend conferences, meetings, congresses, etc.
2 of $1,000, 2 of $1,500, and 1 of $2,000(925) 876-7017 becas@amigosdeelsalvador.org
Pitzer College ScholarshipDecemberNot specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.pitzer.edu/admission/financial_aid/index.asp OtherAttending Pitzer CollegeMust not be a permanent resident or citizen of the USA, be born in a Latin American country, have attended a California high school for all four years, have achieved a superior academic record (minimum academic GPA of 3.7) while taking a challenging academic program, have actively participated in the community through activities that demonstrate community service, leadership and/or
talent, embody the four core values of Pitzer
College (Social Responsibility, Interdisciplinary
Learning, Student Autonomy, and Intercultural
Submit completed application Common Application and the Pitzer College Supplement to The Common Application909.621.8208
826 Valencia ScholarshipsFebruaryNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://826valencia.org/our-programs/scholarships/$10000+$15,000 Bay AreaBay Area Demonstrate financial need, go to school in the Bay Area, demonstrate intent to enroll in a vocational school, college, or university.
415.642.5905 x 209
East Bay College Fund ScholarshipFebruaryNot specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.eastbaycollegefund.org/our-programs/
$2501 - $5000$4,000 CityOakland Targets students with GPAs between
3-3.7; prioritizes scholarships for Latino/African- American males. Students are ineligible if they are awarded either one of the following: Berkeley Incentive Award, UC Berkeley Cal Opps/Cal Works, Students Rising Above, Gates Millenium, IDEAL, or any other scholarship over $3,500
Deadline for submission to be announced for 2016 awards. Must be available to attend in-person
inter view, orientation, award ceremony, and Scholars/Mentor retreat (see site for dates). $16,000 total amount of award.
Education FirstFebruaryNot specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://educationfirst.org/ $2501 - $5000
$5,000 or $3,000
CitySan Francisco, Los Angeles among other cities outside
of CA (check website)
Depth of essay responses which show strength of character, commitment to learning and a vision for their future
Financial need
Academic promise
Applications available online or from school counselors. info@educationfirst.org
Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship – Chicano Organizing& Research in EducationFebruaryNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.ca-core.org$501 - $1000$500–$1,000Nationalincluding Puerto Rico College-bound, undocumented, Latino studentApplication deadline typically the last Saturday in February. jdelrazo@ca-core.org
Achievement Award Program (UC Berkeley)FebruaryNot Specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/achievement-award-program$5001 - $10000$6,000 Bay AreaAttending UC BerkeleyGross family income of $86,000 or less
Completed high-school, GED or community college transfer requirements in California, please note this is regardless of immigration status
Submit a UC Berkeley application for Fall/Spring enrollment
Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1
Application opens December 15, 2015 510.900.8225info@alumni.berkeley.edu
The Kruttschnitt Aspire Scholarship ProgramFebruaryNot Specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarships/kasp$2501 - $5000
$20,000; $5,000
Bay AreaAttending UC BerkeleyGross family income of $86,000 or less
Completed high-school, GED or community college transfer requirements in California, please note this is regardless of immigration status
Submit a UC Berkeley application for Fall/Spring enrollment
Submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1
Application opens December 15th, 2015 510.900.8230scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu
Manos de Esperanza (Hands of Hope)JuneNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.manosdeesperanza.org/2552/2573.html $501 - $1000$500-$1,000CountyAlameda-Contra Costa- Fresno-Marin-Monterey-Napa-Sacramento- San Francisco-San Mateo-Santa Clara-Santa Cruz-Solano-Sonoma-Tulare-YoloDemonstrate community service
Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on undergraduate college course work.
(Must have completed a minimum of 12 college units, after high school graduation.)
Be enrolled full-time and for the following academic year in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following California counties:

Alameda-Contra Costa- Fresno-Marin-Monterey-Napa-Sacramento- San Francisco-San Mateo-Santa Clara-Santa Cruz-Solano-Sonoma-Tulare-Yolo
Manos de Esperanza grants scholarships to students who have a history of performing public service activities in their communities and who plan on contributing in the future.(925) 756-7029manosdeesperanza@att.net
The National AIDS Memorial Grove (in San Francisco Golden Gate Park)JuneNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.aidsmemorial.org/uncategorized/scholarship-instructions$1501 - $2500
$1,000 to $2,500
NationalAll applicants must describe their current leadership efforts/experience, its significance to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, as well as their how their future career plans or public service will be an extension of their current efforts. Check back for application deadline. 415-765-0497
Koshland Young Leader AwardsMarchNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.sff.org/programs/awards-programs/ koshland-young-leader-awards$5001 - $10000$7,000 Bay AreaSan Francisco San Francisco public high school students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are strongly motivated to achieve, but whose daily responsibilities to their families – as wage earner, caretaker, or household manager – place an undue burden upon them.(415) 733-8587kyla@sff.org
The New Leader Scholarship of the Marin Community FoundationMarchNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://newleaderscholarship.org/apply/ $5001 - $10000$8,000 Bay AreaBay Area Enrollment in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University, East Bay; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley
Will be an upper division student who has attended the school for one academic year or more, with 24 units that were attained at the present university
Studying the social sciences, human services, public interest law, health-related fields, or public service. A minimum 3.5 GPA either at the current school or at a combination of the current school plus all schools previously attended; consideration will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 – 3.49 with
special circumstances
Visit website for exact due date. (415) 451-4002jchoi@10000degrees.org
Chicana/Latina Foundation ScholarshipMarchNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html $1001 - $1500$1,500 CountyAlameda, Sacramento, Solano, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Sonoma, Marin, San Mateo, Yolo, Monterey, Santa Clara, Napa, Santa CruzChicana/Latina women who have resided for at least two years in one of the listed Northern California counties. Undergraduate Chicana/Latina students must be enrolled as a full-time college student (as defined by your institution) when applying and for the following academic year, have completed a minimum of 12 college units after high school graduation, and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 college coursework.Aplication deadline is always in March. Visit webstite for exact due date.
The ED Fund College ScholarshipMarchNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://edfundwest.org/program/ed-fund-scholarships/$2501 - $5000
CountyWest Contra Costa CountyCurrent public high school senior attending a WCCUSD school.
Submit FAFSA or California Dream Act Application by the March 2nd priority deadline.
Have a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) (generated after competing a FAFSA) or California Aid Report (CAR) (generated after completing a CA Dream Act Application, accessible once you create a WebGrants account)
Demonstrate financial need.
Have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Show commitment to making a positive impact on your community.
Univision's “Es El Momento” ScholarshipMarchNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttps://univision.hsfts.net/#/$2501 - $5000$5,000 NationalMinimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students, community college transfers and current college students
Be of Hispanic heritage
Must be 1st Generation to attend college
Demonstrate financial need.
34 scholarships of $5,000 each. Priority Deadline I: January 31st
Priority Deadline II: February 28th
Application Closes: March 30th
QuestBridge College Prep ScholarshipMarchNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-college-prep-scholarshipNationalStudents must be juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of their senior year.Open to all: U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents and students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending a high school in the United States.Visit website in early January for application deadline. (650) 331-3280questions@questbridge.org
SLAS/EOP Lifetime Achievement AwardMarchNot Specified NoCollegeOtherAnyhttp://eop.berkeley.edu/eop-achievement-awards-1/ $2501 - $5000$300-$500Bay AreaUC BerkeleyMust be an EOP student, meeting ANY of the 3 criteria below: Low income (Pell Grant or Dream Act Scholarship eligible as verified by Financial Aid), first generation college student, or historically underrepresented student. Must have demonstrated leadership and service on campus and/or the community-at-large, have a minimum UCB cumulative grade point average of 3.0, and be registered as a full-time undergraduate student (extenuating circumstances will be considered).(510)642-7224avisha@berkeley.edu
Bay Area Gardener’s FoundationMayNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://bayareagardenersscholarshipfoundation.com/bagsf/bagsf-scholarship-applications-opens-january-05-2015-deadline-may-04-2015/$1001 - $1500$1,500 Bay AreaSan Francisco, San Mateo and Santa ClaraStudents must reside within the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo or Santa Clara.
Be enrolled or attending an accredited institution of higher education or vocational institution (must provide letter of acceptance or most current school transcripts).
Must graduate in the 2014-2015 academic year if a high school applicant
On yearly basis, BAGSF will contact recipients to follow up with educational trajectory. Must commit to inform of any changes/updates/achievements until
Visit webste in January for application deadline. (650) 655-2002bagfoundation@yahoo.com
Los Hermanos de StanfordMayNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.stanford.edu/group/hermanos/$501 - $1000$1,000 CaliforniaOpen to female and male Latino students who are committed to academic excellence, community service, and cultural awareness. Financial need it taken into account. loshermanosscholarship@gmail.com
Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) ScholarshipMayNot Specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnywww.imfirst.org/scholarship$2501 - $5000$4,000 NationalFirst-generation college, limited financial resources. Ideal candidates will display the following qualities: seeking financial aid and scholarship support for college, strong writing skills and unique perspective, strong capacity for reflection for blogging, experience with or commitment to community service, leadership experience, and commitment to helping expand educational opportunities for other first-generation students. Scholarship winners are not selected based on academic qualifications such as GPA, SAT/ACT scores, or intended majors. Undocumented students are eligible to apply.Check back in spring for application deadline. (301) 363-4222help@imfirst.org
Western Union Foundation Family ScholarshipMayNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://foundation.westernunion.com/education_programs.html$2501 - $5000
NationalAll applicants for scholarships must be age 18 or older.
Both applicants are members of the same family.
Applicants must have been in the United States for seven years or less. Both applicants must have been born outside of the United States. Both applicants must be living in the United States currently. The educational institutions for both of the family members must be in the United States.
Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. For example, one family member may request assistance to attend college and the other family member may request assistance to attend English as a Second Language (ESL) course. Scholarships will only be made to nonprofit accredited higher education institutions and nonprofit training/ educational providers. Western Union employees, Western Union Agents and dependents are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.(202)686-8652wufoundation@iie.org
Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship – Positive Coaching AllianceMayNot Specified NoField of StudyScholarshipAnyhttp://www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/$1501 - $2500
OtherBoston/Eastern Massachusetts, Chicago Area, Colorado, Greater New York Metropolitan Area, Houston Area, North Texas, San Francisco Bay Area/Sacramento Area, Washington, DC Area (see website for specific counties in each area).Current High School Junior (class of 2016)
Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above
Current resident of the United States of America
Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club
Visit website for application deadline. 831-475-4522sonja@positivecoach.org
Berkeley Student Foundation (UC Berkeley)NovemberNot Specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://bsf.asuc.org/$501 - $1000$1,000 Bay AreaAttending UC BerkeleyCandidates for scholarship must belong to one of the following under-represented ethnic categories (accroding to the standards set by the University of California):African American Native American Chicano/Latino Southeast Asian Pacific Islander/Filipino
Multi-ethnic (at least one parent must be a member of one of the aforementioned groups) Disabled
Must be incoming or first year students to UC Berkeley (freshman or junior transfers)
Candidates who did not have a chance to apply prior to entering UC Berkeley may apply in the Fall semester. The award will be $500 for the first semester and $1,000 each additional year, amounting up to $3,500 for a total of four years.
La Unidad Latina Foundation ScholarshipOctoberNot Specified NoOtherScholarshipAnyhttp://www.lulfoundation.org$501 - $1000$250-$1,000NationalMinimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA scale. Cumulative GPAs below 2.80 do not qualify for a scholarship
Currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Eligible Degrees: all Bachelor degrees and Juris Doctor, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy.
Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants.
Must reside in the United States.
La Unidad Latina Foundation ScholarshipOctoberNot Specified NoNationalScholarshipAnyhttp://www.lulfoundation.org$501 - $1000$250-$1,000NationalMinimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA scale.
Currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. Eligible Degrees: all Bachelor degrees and Juris Doctor, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy.
Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants.
Must reside in the United States.
QuestBridge National College Match ProgramSeptemberNot Specified NoCollegeScholarshipAnyhttp://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-scholarship-details$10000+$200,000 NationalU.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States
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