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.

Lockheed Martin/Sandia National Labs Scholarships December 7, 2017 $1000

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 Statement and TWO Letters of Recommendation from faculty required.

For questions please contact Andi Schreibman, Financial Aid Office,
(925) 424-1585.

Click here for application and more details.

CCCSFAAA Scholarship December 21, 2017 $500

CCCSFAAA Scholarship

CCCSFAAA Scholarship

-enroll in 6 or more units Spring 2018;
- have minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA;
- Have filed a 2017-2018 FAFSA or DREAM APPLICATION

December 21 2017 deadline

Click here for more information and application

Clair A. Hill Scholarship

February 01, 2018 $5000

Applications must be postmarked on or before Feb. 1 of each year. CLICK HERE for APPLICATION and more DETAILS

Eligibility and Application Requirements

  • Applicants must be a California resident at the time of application;
  • Applicants must be attending an accredited, University of California or California State University college at the start of the 2018-’19 academic year;
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a water resources-related field of study related to engineering, agricultural and/or urban water supply, environmental studies or public administration;
  • Applicants must be at least a junior at the time of the award;
  • Applicants must commit to full-time enrollment (12 semester units or 16 quarter units) for the entire 2018-’19 academic year;
  • Applicants must submit at least two current letters of recommendation (but no more than three current letters of recommendation), with at least one of the letters originating from a college professor or employer; and
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts for each college they have attended; sealed transcripts are not required but photocopied transcripts and printed class schedules will not be accepted.

Selection Criteria

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on:

  • Scholastic achievement;
  • Demonstrated motivation to the vocation of water resources-related management;
  • The quality of the student’s essay; and
  • Commitment to full-time enrollment for the entire 2018-’19 academic year.

eQuality Scholarship

February 01, 2018 $6000

eQuality Scholarship logoeQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.
CLICK HERE for more INFORMATION, FAQ, and APPLICATION

Scholarships for Community College Transfer Students
Applicant must:
  • be a resident of northern or central California but may study elsewhere (see map for specific counties);
  • have graduated or expect to graduate from community college between 1 Jul 2013 and 30 Jun 2018; and
  • plan to attend or began attending an accredited 4-year college or university for the first time in 2018.
In 2018, we expect to award one or more of these $6,000 scholarships.

 

Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing February 21, 2018 Up to $1000

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrated passion for creative writing (two writing samples are required with student's application)
  • Graduating high school senior or graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County
  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student
  • United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students)

For More Details Click Here

Dorothy and Robert DeBolt Scholarship

May 31, 2018 $2000-$3000

The DeBolt Scholarship will be awarded to a youth who has been adopted after being in foster care in California. The applicant must be a California resident at the time of application and must have been accepted for admission to, or be enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year university or trade/vocational school in the United States. Maximum age at application is 25 years. Selection of the winner will be based on ability, motivation, community service, financial need, and the potential to succeed.

CLICK HERE for more Information and APPLICATION

Capture The Dream Inc Single Parent Scholarship June 30, 2018 $1000

Capture the Dream, Inc. offers the Single Parent Scholarship to graduating high school seniors and college
undergraduate students who will be enrolled at accredited, not-for-profit two or four-year institutions in the fall term. Each scholarship winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be mailed to their college or university.

Eligibility:
-Must be a Bay Area resident. Bay Area residence is defined as having lived in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area for the two years (24 months) preceding the application deadline. The Bay Area's nine (9) counties are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma
-Must be from a low-income household
-Must be the legal parent/guardian of one or more minor children
-Must be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit two or four-year institution in the upcoming fall term
-Upon selection, scholarship recipients must provide proof of annual household income, proof of enrollment,
and any additional documents required within two weeks of notification to substantiate the information provided and avoid being disqualified
-Employees of Capture the Dream, Inc. and relatives of officers are not eligible for this program

CLICK HERE for more Details and CLICK HERE for Application

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

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 

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

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships/

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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Fax: 925.449.6038
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