Financial Aid

CURRENT *OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

The GoCollege Lucky Draw Scholarship

Monthly

$250

GoCollege.com offers a free $250 monthly scholarship to students. To enter, all we ask is that you use the GoCollege.com website and tell us how we can improve it for you.
The Gaining Options for College Collaborative (GO College) is a national data-driven initiative that brings communities together to increase college access and success for low-income, first-generation, and minority students.

Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship December 15th, 2016 $1000-$2500

Women who have decided to enroll in school and pursue their passions are eligible to win one of three scholarships. To apply, please review the requirements on their website and select one of the accompanying writing assignments.

  • To qualify, all papers must be submitted by December 15th, 2016.*
  • Must be enrolled in a continuing education professional studies program.
  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of the United States.
  • Applicant must identify as a female and be over the age of 30.
  • The paper must fit the criteria of the topics outlined above.
  • Worthy, Inc. has the rights to the submitted content.
  • Submissions must be sent in by the valid email address of the author.

Please click here for more information.
*This scholarship is ongoing, to be offered again for July/August 2017 and November/December 2017 

Sandia National Labs Scientific Honors Program January 23, 2017 2 @ $500

Applicants must be majoring in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or Computer Science.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, completed at least 24 units at LPC, and must plan to continue to a Bachelor’s degree in their field.
Personal Statementand TWO Letters of Recommendation from faculty required.

Click here for more details

CCCSFAAA Scholarship February 02, 2017 $500

The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators
Association (CCCSFAAA) will sponsor a total of ten $500 student scholarships; one $500 scholarships for each of the ten California Community College regions across the state.

-Must be enrolled for spring 2017
-Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

Click here for details

Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship March 31, 2017 $1000-$2500

At Bay Alarm Medical, they are committed to helping seniors stay happy and healthy longer so they can continue to live independently. They also believe seniors play a vital role in our communities — especially through sharing their stories and life lessons.

Their 2017 scholarship aims to highlight these life lessons and how seniors inspire us in our everyday lives. For more information, please go to https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship

How to Submit Your Entry

In order to be considered for a volunteer scholarship from Bay Alarm Medical, please do the following:

  • Write a 500-1,000 word essay that answers the following three questions:
    • What is the most important lesson you've learned from the senior you work with?
    • How has working with seniors impacted your life/inspired you?
    • How would you encourage others to spend more time with their grandparents or seniors in the community?
  • Submit your essay in a word document along with a picture of you and the senior discussed (as attachments) to scholarship@bayalarmmedical.com by March 31, 2017.
  • Use the following filename format for your word doc essay and photo:
    • Full name and school
    • Ex: John_Smith_SFSU

PVF Meng Grant Program 

None

$500 - $1000

Full-time student currently enrolled in a 2-year vocational training program at a community college, have a career goal, minimum GPA of 2.50, financial need, U.S. citizen, live in Alameda County, 35 years old or younger, no plans to continue to a four year institution, have evidence of partial self-support. Information and application at http://www.venturesfoundation.org 

DAR National Society

Various Scholarships

 

Daughters of the American Revolution - The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.

Leon L. Granoff Foundation

Varies

Varies

Must be an undergraduate student and California resident attending a California college or university. Selection based on academic excellence, ability, and potential.
For more information write to:
Leon L. Granoff, Foundation Scholarship Program P.O. Box 2148 Gardena, California 90247-0148

Health Professions Education Foundation

Varies

$2,500-$25,000 

The Foundation administers a number of scholarships and loan repayment programs for health professional students and graduates. All program recipients are required to provide direct patient care in a medically underserved area of California as designated by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. All programs require applicants to document their financial need. Additional criteria that will be considered in the selection of recipients include the applicant’s work experience, community background, career goals, the length of commitment to practice in a medically underserved area, community involvement, and prior academic performance. ViewWebsite for details: www.healthprofessions.ca.gov

Public Health Scholarships - Please visit Web page for list of Various Scholarships

For Veterans

Please Visit LPC Veterans First Program Web page for more Information on Various Scholarship Opportunities
LPC Veterans First Program

Special Operations Warriors Foundation

Go to Website for details

Varies

The (SOWF) provides college scholarship grants, based on need, along with financial aid and educational counseling to the children of Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident. Applications and additional information can be found online at www.specialops.org

Veterans Scholarship Program

None

$2500

Must be honorably discharged from any branch of the US military or Coast Guard and be enrolled or about to enroll in an entrepreneurial course of study.Completed application packets must include a current resume, academic transcript, copy of military discharge certificate, brief essay of career goals, and two letters of recommendation. Details at: www.franchise.org  Click here for Application 

Transfer Opportunities

Cal Poly Scholarship Programs www.ess.calpoly.edu  search under the “scholarships” tab for details on the scholarships.

CSU Scholarship Programs   Deadline varies. Inquiries regarding student scholarships should be directed to the CSU campus Financial Aid Office to which a student is attending and/or applying for admission. Each campus maintains a list of available scholarships including selection criteria and application procedures. For information please visit, www.calstate.edu

Devry Community College Scholarships       Over 50 half-tuition scholarships are available to applicants who have earned an associates degree. Visit the Website at: www.devry.edu

George A. Miller Scholars Program

Varies

$ 7,000

The Miller Scholars Program is intended for students who are both Low-Income and First-Generation transfer students.
Students are selected based on their academic research, commitment to community service, and leadership potential.
www.aap.berkeley.edu/

Golden Gate University Scholarships     There are various scholarships, some paying full tuition for Golden Gate University, for community college transfer students, underrepresented minority students, working students, and other categories. For further information on Golden Gate Scholarships, call Enrollment Services, 415-442-7800 visit: www.ggu.edu   then click on the “admissions and costs” link, then “financial aid” links to get to the scholarships page.

University of California Scholarship Programs

 

 

Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan is a financial aid program intended to expand access to UC for lower-income students. Read more here http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/glossary/blue-and-gold/

Each University campus and some campus alumni associations award scholarships to students in recognition of achievement and potential. A wide variety of scholarships are available — including the University wide Regents Scholarship program and campus-based scholarships such as Alumni Scholarships and Chancellor's Scholarships. There are also restricted scholarships for students with specific backgrounds, academic interests or career objectives. At most campuses, students are eligible to receive more than one award. For more information please visit: www.universityofcalifornia.edu

Helpful Information

College Scholarship Guide from The Simple Dollar

Mycollegescholarship.org "exists to provide the best possible information on scholarships."

Students with Disabilities from Best Colleges.com

FREE INFORMATION ON HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS IS AVAILABLE!

The BEST resource is the internet, where vast amounts of information and several free scholarship search programs are available.  Check out the scholarship section of the Las Positas College Financial Aid Office for links to free searches at www.laspositascollege.edu/financialaid/scholarships.

*IMPORTANT -Las Positas College is not affiliated with and does not endorse any of the Web sites listed. This is simply a compiled list of web resources which may provide helpful information. LPC does not make any warranty regarding the accuracy or reliability of any information provided in this list. Clicking any link listed, other than the LPC's, above will transfer the user to a page not under LPC’s control.

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