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Scholarship Links

 Last Update: 2014-06-26

 

We have redesigned the scholarship page with you and your students in mind by categorizing the scholarships by
need-basis so you can find the right scholarship(s) to share with your students quicker and easier!    

                            Link(s) of the Month: 

UC Berkeley TAAP Scholarship. (Plus recipients of this scholarship receives a FREE Laptop! ... #7 under Merit Based Scholarships)

  1. Become a Mathematics or Science Teacher! Loyola Marymont University - $20,000 Noyce Scholarship. (TCW)  NEW! (Item 3 under Major & Merit-based Scholarships)

                   

Economic-based Scholarships

Special Needs-based Scholarships

Minority-based Scholarships

Undefined Scholarships

Major & Merit-based Scholarships

Personal Income Tax Tips for Scholarship Recipients

 Economic-based Scholarships

  1. Debt.ca International Student Loans Scholarship. The Student Loan Scholarship Program will award $500 to two qualifying students with the most thought-provoking and well-reasoned essay as judged by a panel of Debt.ca staff members. This application is generally due in May. Students will generally be notified by June.  (Debt.ca)
  2. Federal Student Aid Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through the Federal Student Aid website.  (studentaid.ed.gov)
  3. Gates Foundation Scholarships.  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation support eight scholarship programs. You can learn about eligibility and how to apply by contacting each program directly. This application is generally due in December. More scholarship for US citizens can be found here. (scholarship-positions)
  4. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at the nation’s top four-year colleges and universities.  This application will generally be notified in March. (JKCF)
  5. Renaissance Scholar Application for Foster Youth at Cal Poly, Pomona. (DSA-CPP)
    Students must demonstrate:
    - High motivation and academic potential to succeed in college
    - Must be a current or former foster youth between the ages of 17-24
    - Qualify for admission to Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona as a freshman or transfer student:
    - Qualify for EOP (Educational Opportunity Program).  This application is generally due in January.

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Major & Merit-based Scholarships

  1. American Dental Education Association Scholarships (adea.org) NEW!
  2. American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards. (apa) NEW!
  3. Become a Mathematics or Science Teacher! Loyola Marymont University - $20,000 Noyce Scholarship. (TCW)  NEW!
  4. Best Medical Assistant Programs Scholarship (BestMedicalAssistantPrograms) NEW!
  5. Business Management Scholarships (businessManagementDegree) NEW!
  6. Critical Systems Inc. Breakthrough Technology Scholarship. Critical Systems is now offering the Breakthrough Technologies Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to 3rd or 4th year engineering/science students pursuing a career in Semiconductor and related specialty areas such as Nanotechnology, MEMS, Solar PV, Thin Film, or other advanced technologies.  There are currently 2 scholarships being awarded annually – one Summer Award, and one Winter Award. Each scholarship award is for $1000. The purpose is to help those students to meet the financial requirements as they pursue their degree, over and above any financial aid or other scholarships that they may receive. Amount: $1,000.00.  This application is generally due in July. (criticalsystemsinc)
  7. Future Dentist Scholarship Fund. Students must write an essay on the topic of what they think their greatest challenge will be as they enter the dental profession. Amount: Two $500.00 awards.  This application is generally due in July. (springspediatricdentist)
  8. Honors Society (PTK) announces three scholarships now available:
    - The All-USA Community College Academic Team
    - The Jeanette Rankin Foundation Scholarship
    - Pearson Prize for Higher Education
    Click on the $ at the bottom left of the webpage to review the eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and application procedures. This application is generally due in April. (PTK)
  9. PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship.  PG&E is awarding up to $1 million in scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $30,000!  This application is generally due in February. (PG&E)
  10. Search for Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through The Search for Scholarships website. (thesearchforscholarshipsblogspot)
  11. Society of Women Engineers Scholarships (societyOfWomenEngineers.swe)  NEW!
  12. Stop-painting.com Floor Marking Scholarship. A $500 award is available to any student attending an accredited college. The scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors in the United States. Only one entry is permitted per student. To be eligible, please complete and email your essay to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This application is generally due in November. (Stop-painting)
  13. UC Berkeley TAAP Scholarship. This application is generally due in February. (Plus recipients of this scholarship receives a FREE Laptop!) (alumni.berkeley)

 

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Minority-based Scholarships

  1. California Wine Grape Growers Foundation.  This application is generally due in March. (CWGGF)
  2. Chicana/Latina Foundation  This application is generally due in March. (chicanalatina)
  3. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarships. This application is generally due in February. (financialaid.csumb) 
  4. Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through Hispanic Scholarship Fund. (HSF) 
  5. Liberty Hill Scholarship & Stipend Programs.  New guidelines and applications available in February. (LibertyHill)
  6. UNCF Scholarship Programs. The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates, and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process. This page contains information on various scholarships available through UNCF Scholarship Programs. (UNCF) 
  7. WyzAnt College Scholarships - Multiple prizes ($2,000, $3,000, and $10,000) are up for grabs in this essay writing contest on the topic of making an impact with your education. The deadline is generally around the first of May.  This application is generally due in May. (wyzant)
  8. Minority Scholarship Program. The NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship Program was established in 1995 to support the graduate training of minority students pursuing careers in school psychology. The Program seeks to lower financial barriers to training and to highlight the accomplishments of promising future professionals. For more information contact: Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (NASP Manager, Special Projects). This application is generally due in November. (nasponline)

 

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Special Needs-based Scholarships

  1. California Association of Postsecondary Education and Disability Scholarships. This page contains information on various scholarships available through CAPED. This application is generally due in September. (CAPED)

     

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Undefined Scholarships

  1. Ayn Rand Essay Contest  This application is generally due in April. (essaycontest.aynrandnovels)
  2. Cappex - Scholarship Search Site  This page contains information on various scholarships available through CAPPEX. (CAPPEX)
  3. College Board Scholarship Search.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through College Board. (Bigfuture.CollegeBoard)
  4. College Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through College Scholarships. (CollegeScholarships)
  5. College-to-Careers Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through College-to-Careers. (College-to-Careers)
  6. College Toolkit.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through College Toolkit. (CollegeToolkit)
  7. Green Home Improvement Scholarship. (home.advisor) NEW!
  8. Fastweb.   This page contains information on various scholarships available through Fastweb. (Fastweb)
  9. Finance Comparison.   This page contains information on various scholarships available through Finance Comparison. (FinanceComparison)
  10. Finding Money for College.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through Finding Money. (FindingMoneyFoCollege)
  11. Grants for Women - (Education connect)
  12. Guaranteed Scholarships. This page contains information on various scholarships available through Guaranteed Scholarships. (GuaranteedScholarships)
  13. Haka Tours Scholarship - this scholarship has been such a huge success that Haka Tours has decided to extend it indefinitely! A $500 ($NZD) scholarship will be awarded to the highest quality submission of a 1,000 word essay. The topic for the second half of 2014 is: "How can Tourism companies worldwide, utilize the power of social media to attract new customers". For more information go to: www.HakaTours.com. NEW!
  14. My College Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through Scholarship Help. (mycollegescholarship.org)
  15. Scholarship Search.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through Scholarships. (Scholarships)
  16. The Collegiate Inventors Competition.  This application is generally due in June. (collegiateiventors)
  17. The Education Corner. College Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships. This application is generally due in April. (educationCorner)
  18. The Ultimate Scholarship Guide. This page contains information on various scholarships available through Shopsleuth. (shopsleuth)

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Personal Income Tax Tips for Scholarship Recipients

The following links were provided to us by the Pathway to Empowerment Upward Bound students in Denver Colorado to share with your transfer students. 

  1. Cash for College: Tax-Free 529 Plans  (TurboTax)
  2. Deduction for Higher Education Q & A  (TurboTax)
  3. Do You Have to Claim Pell Grant Money on Your Taxes?  (TurboTax)
  4. Guide to Educational Taxes and Deductions  (TurboTax)
  5. Take advantage of Two Education Tax Credits  (TurboTax)
  6. The Lowdown on Education Tax Breaks: such as...
    - The American Opportunity Tax Credit
    - The Lifetime Learning Credit
    - And other Tax Breaks  (TurboTax)

 

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