Financial Aid


The GoCollege Lucky Draw Scholarship


$250 offers a free $250 monthly scholarship to students. To enter, all we ask is that you use the 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.

Blackhawk Republican Women Golden Eagle Scholarship March 15, 2017 $1000

Applications are due March 15 to be considered for the current year. Plese return your applications along wiht other required information to Judy Wright at

Please click here for more information

Caners Foundation March 15, 2017  

The CANERS Foundation distributes scholarship applications for the benefit of students who are interested in pursuing an education and career in horticulture to all two year and four year colleges from which a horticulture degree can be obtained. Click here for flyer and application.

General Criteria:  

  • Legibility is critical (12-point type preferred - No unusual fonts)
  • While grades are important, a B student who participates in horticulture related activities may be selected over the A student who does not participate in FFA or 4-H or other related activities.
  • Current school year letters of recommendation are important. Sources to contact for these letters are noted on the application. Email letters of recommendation are not accepted.
  • Current transcripts need to be included with the application. Computer-generated transcripts (not printed by the school's admissions office) must be signed by the horticulture instructor.


Caners' Website for more information

See forms below: Scholarship Application and a Checklist of things to watch for to help you submit the application accurately.

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Qualified Applicant:
-Resident of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, or Sunol, planning a career in education
-High School student who is a senior with plans to attend a four-year institution in fall, 2017
-Community College student who will complete 36 units by end of spring term, 2017, and who will transfer to a four-year institution in fall, 2017
-Four-year College/University student who will complete the sophomore year by end of spring term, 2017

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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

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 by March 31, 2017.
  • Use the following filename format for your word doc essay and photo:
    • Full name and school
    • Ex: John_Smith_SFSU
Alameda County Farm Bureau Scholarship April 1, 2017 $1000

Alameda County Farm Bureau Scholarship is for a student pursuing a career in agribusiness, agricultural engineering, animal science, etc.

Please click here for Application and more information.

Tom Kitayaya Jr. Memorial Scholarship April 1, 2017 $1000

Application is open to any student eligible to attend college in the coming year, with plans to major in agriculture or a related field. Applicant must have a permanent address in Alameda County. but does not need to be a Farm Bureau member.

Please click here for Application and more information.

Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship April 30, 2017 $1,500 - $2,500
Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships to residents of Contra Costa County that have completed one year of full-time college, completed courses with emphasis on real estate, finance, marketing, communication and/or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If you qualify, scholarship awards can range from $1,500 to $2,500. Further information and applications may be found on line at Deadline is April 30th.

PVF Meng Grant Program 


$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 

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



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



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:

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


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

Veterans Scholarship Program



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:  Click here for Application 

Transfer Opportunities

Cal Poly Scholarship Programs  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,

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

George A. Miller Scholars Program


$ 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.

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:   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

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:

Helpful Information

College Scholarship Guide from The Simple Dollar "exists to provide the best possible information on scholarships."

Students with Disabilities from Best


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

*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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