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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.

Credit Card Insider Scholarship May 01, 2015 $1000

Credit Card Insider recognizes the importance of higher education and has established the Scholarship Program to recognize and reward five deserving individuals.

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors and college students on or before May 1st, 2015.

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Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program May 15, 2015 $2000 and up

The mission of Nordson BUILDS is to attract and develop a diverse, highly-skilled talent pool for careers in the manufacturing industry. Scholarship recipients will be considered for available internship opportunities with Nordson Corporation. These scholarships are targeted at individuals whose permanent residence or postsecondary institution is near a Nordson facility and/or attend a college targeted by Nordson for employment. To be considered, applicants must be pursuing a major in manufacturing, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), or business disciplines, and demonstrate how their area of study prepares them for a career in manufacturing. Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students planning to enroll or already enrolled in an accredited public or private not-for-profit postsecondary institution.

Please click here for APPLICATION and more information

Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veterans College Scholarship May 25, 2015 $500

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This scholarship is given in the name of Anthony Castelli, attorney to honor all veterans, but in particluar to honor my father, Lt Jr Grade Joseph A Castelli, World War II Navy hero awarded the bronze star for valient service.

An annual scholarship awarded to a current military veteran or honorably discharged veteran or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran. All applications for the scholarship must include:
the military veterans, associated with the request for scholarship, DD-214 or if not available, a sworn affidavit attesting to the name, branch of service, years served and honorable discharge or current military enlistment of the veteran.

The applicant must include name, address, phone number email, and if not the veteran themselves the relationship to the veteran. Additionally, proof of acceptance and enrollment into college for the upcoming year is required. This first scholarship is for the fall 2015 entrance and annually thereafter for each succeeding year.

The applicant must submit a 750 - 1000 word essay. The essay topic is : The American Military's Place in Preserving Freedom for the United States. Submission may be made by mail to the Law Office of Anthony D Castelli 8170 Corporate Park Drive #220 Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 or emailed to tony@castellilaw.com

The deadline for submission is Memorial Day of this year ( the last Monday in May) and each succeeding Memorial Day.

Eden Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship May 31, 2015  

Full-time students in nursing or other programs directly leading to careers in the provision of health care including Dental Hygiene.

Eligible students must reside in Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Cherryland, or Ashland, and be enrolled and accepted in a health science program.

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Chicago Injury Center’s Disabled Veterans Scholarship June 01, 2015 $250-$1000

Veterans ScholarshipChicago Injury Center’s Disabled Veterans Scholarship

Scholarship applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Enrollment or specific plans to attend in an accredited trade school, community colleges, college or university in the U.S.
  • In addition to a 500 word essay, applicants are to submit a short biography of any length they wish along with a recent photo
  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 2.5
  • Applications must be received by June 1, 2015 (this is an annual scholarship, and dates will remain for subsequent years)
  • Winner will be notified via email on or before July 1, 2015 (this is an annual scholarship, and dates will remain for subsequent years)
  • Proof of honorable discharge
Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship June 01, 2015 $500-$1000

Goodwin & Scieszka are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of the first ever Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law.

With a grand prize of $1,000 and two runners-up receiving $500 each, the Innovation Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending either an accredited law school or an accredited university in the United States. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application essay they provide.

To apply for the 2015 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, please fill out our online application to the right!

Or download the application form, and mail a hard copy to our office.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript.

Doctor on Demand Scholarship

July 31, 2015

$5000

The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. This includes current, and recently graduated high-school students who will be attending their first semester fall 2015.

Application

County Office Scholarship September 30, 2015 $1000

CountyOffice.org supports local communities by making it easier to find the contact information, hours, locations, phone numbers of county government offices in the United States. Their organization plans to better the lives of people living in their communities by offering an annual rolling scholarship. Their organization feels it is their public duty to help the nation's future generations receive a quality education. Please view their Web page for application and requirements.

Youth Noise Scholarship

November 21st, 2015 $1000

Please visit Web page for more information at Youth Noise Scholarship

Eligibility:

Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their video application.

Application Process:

– Create your video and make sure it is no longer than 5 minutes.

– Upload your video to YouTube and title it “Youth Noise Scholarship Program by “Your Name””

– In the description of the video please include a link to this page.

– Once your video has been uploaded, email the active YouTube link to: scholarships@youthnoise.com along with your name, mailing address, and telephone number.

In your video make sure to include the name of the school you are or will be attending, your area of study, and what ideas you plan to bring forth to better your future. Explain all the details in your video. They will be judging your video on the level of creativity and persuasiveness, as well as how informative it is.

The deadline for submissions will be November 21st, 2015.

One winner will be selected by November 25th, 2015. The winning contestant must claim their scholarship within 2 weeks of being contacted, or they will be forced to pick a new winner.

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 scholarship 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

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

Varies

Varies

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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