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Scholarship Resources by Category


Adopted in California
(Foster Youth)
A youth who has been adopted
after being in foster care (CA)
  California Youth Connection
  Foster Care to Success
Adult Students
African-American EST Black College Tours
Various Scholarships Information PDF
  The Jackie Robinson Foundation
  The Thurgood Marshall Fund
  Scholarships for African American Students
Agricultural Industry National FFA Organization
Art and Photography Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography,
and Digital Art

Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing

Asian-American USPAACC
  Asian Pacific Fund
Pursuing a career in engineering, physical, computer or environmental sciences (excluding healthcare professions such as physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
Athletes National Collegiate Athletic Association
  Female Golfers - WSCGA Foundation Scholarships
Automotive Automotive career? Automotive Hall of Fame
Californians Scholarships for Californians
Disabilities ACLS Medical Training
  Department of Rehabilitation
  Scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities
Grocery Industry National Grocers Association -
WGA/Mary Macey
- Women
Healthcare AAMC Web site
  CNA Information and Careers
  Future Doctors
  Healthcare degree education
  Public Health Online
High School Students Good Tidings Foundations
  Silicon Valley Community Foundation - Creative Writing
Hispanic Students AB540 - Web
  CHCC CAPS Young Professionals Scholarship Program
  "Dreamers" Resources
  Hispanic College Fund
  The National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  Latino College Dollars FA Resources
Honors Bill Gates Millenium Scholars Program
  The National Scholars Honor Society
  Phi Theta Kappa
Hospitality & Tourism Scholarships for Hospitality and Tourism majors
Industrial Engineers Be active Institute members
International Students Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship
  EduPASS Website and ESL Information
Law Enforcement Dependents The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses. Call 888-224-7268 for more information.
LGBTQ Accredited Schools Online LGBTQ Resources
  AffordableCollegesOnline - LGTBQ
  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Students

Guide to Completing FAFSA for LGBT Families

  LGBT Student Scholarship Database
  Point Foundation
Little People Must be 4 feet 10 inches and under
- application
  for Little People Medical Expenses - Health Advocacy Fund
Military AffordableCollegeOnline - Military
  Department of Veterans Affairs
  Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant
  Military Scholarship for Nurses
  Helpful Information
  Scholarships Help Military Families
  Scholarships for Military Families PDF
Minority 100 Minority Scholarship Gateway List
  Minority Scholarships Guide - various scholarships
  Scholarships for Minorities
Native Americans American Indian College Fund
  American Indian Education Fund - Click HERE
  DAR American Indian Scholarship
  FAFSA Informat for American Indians/Tribes
  Office of Indian Education - Grant Information
Nursing Students Discover Nursing
  for Men
  for Single Mothers
  for African-Americans (NBNA, Inc.)
  NSNA-National Student Nurses' Association
Other (Religious) Tzu Chi Scholarship-Buddhist
  KOFC - Catholic
  Hebrew Free Loan Society
  Jewish Resources
Research The Humane Studies Fellowship
Single Parent Family Fathers - information
  Mothers -
  Information for single parent family
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) SMART scholarship - Click here
  Physics - Society of Physics Students
  Great Minds in STEM
  21 STEM scholarships for U.S. Students
  STEM Advantage
  List for Women in Science
  Resources for Women in CS
Studying Abroad Asia - Institute of International Education
Freeman ASIA
  Britain - BUTEX - If you plan on studying abroad in UK
  Japanese Language Scholarship
Foundation - Study in Japan
Tall People Minimums of 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men
(Future) Teacher Assitance League Diablo Valley
Technology Autodesk Student Competitions
Undocumented Students Geneseo Migrant Center - Scholarships and Click Here
  Paying for College AB 540 students
  Scholarships Do Not Require SSN - pdf
  Scholarships Regardless of Immigration Status
Unknown Scholarships Weird or Unknown Scholarships List
  Star Trek Star Fleet Command
  Create a Greeting Card
Vegetarians Are you Vegetarian? Click Here
Water Resources Pursuing an undergraduate water resources related field related to engineering, agricultural and/or urban water supply, environmental studies, or public administration.. ACWA Scholarships
Welding Scholarships Welding degrees - grants and scholarships
  Civil engineering degrees
Women - resources for women
  National Association of Women in Construction
  Scholarships for women
  Single Mothers -
  STEM scholarships for Women
  Women Grocerers of America
  Women Over 35
Americorps Your World. Your Chance To Make It Better.

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Quick Reference Guide to Winning a Scholarship -

3 main parts to being successful at winning scholarships:

-You must be able to organize as well as prioritze

-You must be able to write about a variety of topics that may or may not be exciting to you.

-You must understand yourself well enough to dreate a compelling portrait of who you are.

Never Plagiarize

The best way to avoid plagiarism is to not plagiarize! Just be yourself and shine!
Click HERE for more information.

Tips for Thank You Letters

Be Thankful and do NOT overlook this very important component of the scholarship process.
Click HERE for Tips.

Click HERE for two examples of thank you letters. (College



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Fax: 925.449.6038

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