Financial Aid

CURRENT *OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

American Association of University Women May 01, 2018 $1000-$2000

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) has a Local Scholarship Foundation project that sponsors and awards scholarships to qualified applicants each year ranging from $1000 - $2,000. Deadline 5/1/2017

Are You Eligible?

Must be all of these:

  • a woman residing in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin or Sunol OR a graduate of one of the high schools serving these communities
  • a college undergraduate who will have attained junior or senior standing at the start of the upcoming fall term
  • planning to attend an accredited 4 year college or university
  • planning to complete your course of study
  • the recipient to attend our Fall Membership Luncheon in-person or via video

How to Apply: Applications found at: https://lpd-ca.aauw.net

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

HelpTeaching.com Scholarship June 01, 2018 $1000

HelpTeaching.com, a platform focused on providing high-quality resources for teachers, tutors, homeschool parents, and others who work in the field of education, offers a scholarship for students in high school and college. This is the second year that Help Teaching is offering a scholarship.

Prizes Awarded: $1,000 USD

Deadline: June 1st, 2018

Scholarship Rules and Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants may only submit one piece for consideration

  • Applicants may not be a family member of anyone employed by HelpTeaching.com

  • Applicants may not submit content that has been previously published online

  • Applicants may submit their own original work without getting help from anyone

  • Applicants must be current High School or College Students located in the United States or Canada

For a better idea of the type of content we are looking for, check out the entries from last year's winner and finalists.

Scholarship Guidelines

To apply for the scholarship, applicants should submit a short story or informational article for children (400-800 words) to scholarship@helpteaching.com along with their full name, age, and current school level info. 

Stories and articles will be rated from 0-5 based on the following criteria: Short Stories for Children

  • Creativity/Innovation

  • Value to Students

  • Quality of Content

  • Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation

The applicants with the highest scores will move on to the final round of the scholarship competition where a winner will be chosen by a team from HelpTeaching.com. The stories from finalists will be published on HelpTeaching.com with attribution.

Note: Applicants should review the content currently found on HelpTeaching.com to help understand the style of stories and articles we are looking for. However, applicants are NOT required to submit questions to accompany an article or story. If chosen for publication on the site, HelpTeaching.com contributors will develop their own questions to accompany the text.

Terms

HelpTeaching.com will not share the names or personal information of applicants with anyone other than employees of HelpTeaching.com and the school where the applicant chooses to send the scholarship. However, applicants selected into final round grant HelpTeaching.com the right to use and edit their submissions for publishing on HelpTeaching.com with full attribution and have their name, grade, and school information shared on social media. Finalists may choose to opt-out from having their work published on HelpTeaching.com. Winner will be contacted by July 15th, but HelpTeaching.com reserves the right to not award the scholarship if there is a lack of quality submissions. For any questions about this scholarship please email to scholarship@helpteaching.com

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

Capture the Dream, Inc. offers the Single Parent Scholarship to 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

Caring.com Scholarship June 30, 2018 $1500

Are you caring for an adult relative while enrolled in a U.S. college or university?
Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending an accredited U.S. college or university and caring for a loved one.

How to Apply

We're looking for a 1500-word essay or 2-minute video addressing the following questions:

  • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
  • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
  • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?

To apply, first review the Scholarship Agreement for eligibility guidelines. Then submit your story via the Application Form by 11:59PM PDT on June 30, 2018. Judging will be based on submission quality and adherence to application guidelines.

Contact Information

Have questions about Caring.com's Student-Caregiver scholarship? Write to us at scholarship@caring.com.

Turbo Tenant Housing Scholarship July 31, 2018 $1000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student living off-campus
  • Must have an independent landlord (no property management company, real estate agencies, etc.)
  • An applicant is ineligible if they have previously been awarded the TurboTenant Housing Scholarship
  • Winners will be selected by a panel of employees at www.turbotenant.com

Click here for more information

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program February 01, 2019 $400 to $5,000

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: 

First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker).

• Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested.

• Maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater.

To find out more about our scholarship program, check out our Frequently Asked Questions (also available in Spanish) and How to Apply and Helpful Tips.

You may also contact Dyann Meschi, Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@calstrawberry.org or by calling 831.724.1301.

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.

Nitro College.com Various Resources/Scholarships Varies
https://www.nitrocollege.com/scholarships/lgbtq

"While many college campuses have made strides to better the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students, they often face unique challenges in their personal lives and academia; funding shouldn’t be one of them."

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 

Sacramento State Alumni Association Scholarship March 01, 2018 $2500

The Sacramento State Alumni Association awards one or more scholarships of $2,500 annually from the Alumni Scholarship Fund to undergraduate students transferring to or currently attending Sacramento State. Applicants need not be related to members of the Alumni Association or graduates of Sacramento State. www.SacStateAlumni.com/scholarships

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
An applicant for selection of this award must:
--Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.4 or better
--Be currently enrolled or accepted as a transfer in an undergraduate program at Sacramento State
--Must carry a full-time course load of 12+ units/semester

Please click here for instructions and more information

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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