Scholarships

Date Updated:

04/25/17

Economic-based Scholarships

Special Needs-based Scholarships

Minority-based Scholarships

Undefined Scholarships

Major & Merit-based Scholarships

Articles, Guides and Financial Tips for Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Search Sites

 

The Ultimate Guide to College Scholarships (MoneySavingsPro.com)

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 in June.  (Debt.ca)
  2. Federal Student Aid Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through the Federal Student Aid website.  Depending on each scholarship’s deadline, some deadlines are as early as a year before college starts, so if you’re in high school now, you should be researching and applying for scholarships during the summer between your junior and senior years. But if you’ve missed that window, don’t give up! Look at scholarship information to see which ones you can still apply for now. (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 October. 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.  The application opens in early September. The applications are reviewed December through February, and final notifications are made in mid-March. (JKCF)
  5. Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund (rankinfoundation.org)
  6. Renaissance Scholar Application for Foster Youth at Cal Poly, Pomona
    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. Students will generally be notified in March. (DSA-CPP)

Major & Merit-based Scholarships

  1. Accounting Scholarships.  (www.mastersinaccounting)
  2. American Dental Education Association Scholarships.  For application, due date, and deadlines, see scholarship or awards on link you’re interested in.(adea.org) 
  3. American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards.  APA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships, awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare. For application, deadline, and review dates, see grant or award you’re interested in. (apa) 
  4. Best Medical Assistant Programs Scholarship. This application is generally due in January 1st. Students will generally be notified in January 5th. (BestMedicalAssistantPrograms)
  5. Cal Grant Transfer Entitlement Award (csac.ca.gov)
  6. CNA Plus Annual Scholarship CNA Plus is proud to announce a new $2,000 scholarship prize for candidates studying to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.
  7. CPR Certification Institute Scholarship (cprcertification.com)
  8. ENTELEC's Wayne V. Black Scholarhsip (entelec.org)
  9. Houzz Scholarship Program (houzz.com)
  10. Loyola Marymount Univeristy NOYCE Scholarship 
  11. Medical Assistant Healthcare Scholarship ($500) - offers two $500 scholarships each year in June and December and are currently accepting applicants for our December Scholarship Program.  Winner will be notified by email within 28 days from the close of competition. (medicalsssistantdegrees)
  12. National CPR Association Scholarship (nationalcprassociation.com)
  13. Honors Society (PTK)
  14. PacificMedicalTraining Scholarships (pacificmedicaltraining.net)
  15. PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship.  PG&E is awarding up to $1 million in scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $30,000!  Each ERG reserves the opportunity to award funds to students who have shown commitment to specific communities or causes; requires an additional supplemental application. (PG&E)
  16. Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships (pgsf.org)
  17. Search for Scholarships.  This page contains information on various scholarships available through The Search for Scholarships website. For application, due date, and deadlines, see scholarship on link you’re interested in. (thesearchforscholarshipsblogspot)
  18. Society of Women Engineers Scholarships (societyofwomenengineers.swe.org)
  19. 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 scholarship@stop-painting.comThis email address is being protected from spam bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This application is generally due in November.  Please be aware that by submitting an essay, you are granting Stop-Painting.com an unlimited license to use your essay in whole or in part as we see fit, and relinquishing any copyright to your essay. If you do not agree with this, do not apply for the Stop-Painting.com Highway Reflectors Scholarship. For application, due date, and deadlines, see scholarship you’re interested in. (Stop-painting)
  20. UC Berkeley TAAP Scholarship. This application is generally due in February. Recipients of this scholarship receives a free laptop (alumni.berkeley)
  21. Women in Technology Scholarship Program (studysoup.com)

Minority-based Scholarships

  1. Cien Amigos - IME Scholarship Fund (cienamigosimebecas.org)
  2. Chicana/Latina Foundation (chicanalatina)
  3. Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships (migrant.net) 
  4. Hispanic Scholarship Fund (hsf.net)
  5. Hispanic and Latino Scholarships (collegestart.org)
  6. Liberty Hill Scholarship & Stipend Programs (LibertyHill)
  7. Online Guide to Hispanic Scholarships. (affordablecolleges online)
  8. Abrego Future Scholars - Dreamer Book Scholarship, CSU Fullerton
  9. UNCF Scholarship Programs (UNCF) 
  10. WyzAnt College Scholarships (wyzant)

Special Needs-based Scholarships

  1. Scholarship Information for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired (vicaps.com)
  2. Diabetes Scholars Foundation (diabetesscholars.org)
  3. SeniorCare Aging Matters Scholarship (seniorcare.com)

Undefined Scholarships

  1. Agora Pulse Social Media Management Scholarship (agoraplus.com)
  2. Annual CGTrader Scholarship (cgtrader.com)
  3. Ayn Rand Essay Contest (essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com)
  4. BestMattress Reviews.com Sleep Scholarship (bestmattressreviews.com)
  5. Best Pressure Cooker Reviews Scholarship (bestpressurecookerreviews.net)
  6. BOB Scholarship (bestofbests.net)
  7. Common Knowledge Scholarship Competition (cksf.org)
  8. Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund (burrus.com)
  9. Dial My Calls Scholarship (dialmycalls.com)
  10. FormSwift Startup Scholarship (formswift.com)
  11. Green Home Improvement Scholarship.
  12. Facebook Advertising Scholarship (advertisement.com)
  13. FormSwift Scholarship Program (formswift.com)
  14. Haka Tours Scholarship (hakatours.com)
  15. Home Security List 2017 Smart Home Scholarship (homesecuritylist.com)
  16. How to Start a Blog Scholarship (howtostartablog.com)
  17. JPG to PDF College Scholarship (jpgtopdf.com)
  18. Monica's Health Magazine Academic Scholarships (monicashealthmag.com)
  19. Reality Medics Scholarships (therealitymedics.com)
  20. Redfin Scholarship (redfin.com)
  21. Stock Market Basics Scholarship Opportunity (mystockmarketbasics.com)
  22. Tobacco Free for Life Academic Scholarship (tobaccofreelife.org)
  23. Vacuum Cleaner Hub "The Future of Cleaning" Scholarship (vacuumcleanerhub.com)
  24. Wear Action Scholarship (wearaction.com)
  25. YourWorkoutBook Annual Scholarship (yourworkoutbook.com)

Scholarship Search Sites

  1. Cappex - Scholarship Search Site
  2. GoodCall Scholarship Search
  3. Outside Scholarships (outsidescholarships.org)
  4. Scholarship Search.
  5. Scholarship Search Engine (collegescholarship.org)

Articles, Guides and Financial Tips for Scholarship Recipients

The following links were provided to us by the PathwaytoEmpowermentUpward 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. Take advantage of Two Education Tax Credits  (TurboTax)
  5. The Lowdown on Education Tax Breaks
  6. Money Saving Pro's Ultimate Guide to College Scholarships (MoneySavingsPro)
  7. Private Student Loans Guide - Eligibility, Costs, Repayment & Warnings (studentloans.net)
  8. Turbo Tax Articles and Videos for College Students (compliments of Colonial-Academy-H.S. Students)
  9. The Comprehensive Guide to College Scholarships 2017 (elitepersonalfinance.com)