Financial Aid

CURRENT *OUTSIDE 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

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship February 28, 2018 Up to $7000

Scholarships for Veteranshttps://wellsfargovets.scholarsapply.org/

Scholarship America and Wells Fargo are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant programs, designed to help veterans complete the postsecondary education or training they need to return to -- and succeed in -- civilian life and work.

The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides scholarships up to $7,000 per year, to fill gaps for veterans and the spouses of disabled veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been utilized. To help recipients focus on completing their degree, these scholarships are renewable, and award amounts will grow by $1,000 each year. The deadline to apply is February 28.

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Wells Fargo's Emergency Grant Program

Wells Fargo’s emergency grant programhelps veterans already enrolled in postsecondary education meet their household expenses when faced with unexpected financial setbacks. Ranging up to $1,000, these immediate, one-time grants are designed to keep recipients in school without creating undue financial hardship.

ACWA Scholarship March 1, 2018 $3500

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 at the start of the 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 academic year;
• Applicants must submit at least two current letters of recommendation
(but no more than three), with at least one of the letters originating from
a college professor or employer;
• Applicants must submit official transcripts for each college they have
attended; printed class schedules will not be accepted; and
• Applicants must submit an essay responding to a specific prompt (no
more than 800 words).
CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD SELECTION
• 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 academic year.
PURPOSE AND DISBURSEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship funds are not disbursed to the student directly. Funds are
disbursed to the appropriate Financial Aid Office in a lump sum of
$3,500 and must be applied to the student’s account for tuition and fees.
Scholarship funds should not be transferred directly to the student or be
used for any other purpose. If a scholarship recipient fails to meet the terms
of this scholarship in any way, the award may be rescinded.

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APPLY ONLINE AT
www.acwa.com/about/scholarships

Pedrozzi Foundation March 1, 2018  

Pedrozzi Scholarship



SCHOLARSHIPS for graduates of Livermore high schools
Deadline March 1, 2018

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Eligible applicants
--Must have either graduated from a Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District high school

(Del Valle/Phoenix, Granada, Livermore or Vineyard)
--There is no minimum GPA requirement for community college or technical/vocational applicants.

--Students applying for undergraduate or graduate scholarships must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
For more details and application: pedrozzifoundation.org

Caners Foundation March 15, 2018 Up to $2500

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.

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.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2017

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

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TRI-VALLY RETIRED EDUCATORS’ SCHOLARSHIP March 23, 2018 $2500

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 2018.
Community college student who will complete 36 units by end of spring term 2018, and who will transfer
to a four-year institution in fall 2018.
Four-year college/university student who will complete the sophomore year by end of spring term 2018.

Click here for more details and application

OppU Achievers Scholarship 4 deadlines starting March 31 $2500

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant's essay response.

Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.

OPPLoans Scholaship details and application

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

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.

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 

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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