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.

The California Council of the Blind July 01, 2015  

The California Council of the Blind is offering scholarships to college, university, and vocational school students who are legally blind and are either residents of California, regardless of where they attend school, or non-residents of California attending school in this state. Scholarships are for entering freshman, undergraduates, and graduate students. Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2015. The application can be found online at www.ccbnet.org/scholar2015-2016.htm

You must be a permanent California resident to apply.

Doctor on Demand Scholarship

July 31, 2015

$5000

The Doctor On Demand scholarship is available to any Medical, or Undergraduate student enrolled in a health-related field-of-study at an accredited college or university for the fall of 2015. This includes current, and recently graduated high-school students who will be attending their first semester fall 2015.

Application

The Avomeen Scholarship Program August 01, 2015 $500 - $1000

The Avomeen scholarship program is part of Avomeen’s effort to help those who demonstrate high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities and involvement with community service defray the costs of obtaining their science education. Application

Requirements:
•Scholarship is available for current college students pursuing a career in science. Full time and part time students are eligible, but you need to be currently enrolled to apply.
•Any previously awarded scholarships or monetary prizes have no bearing on this scholarship award.
•Official transcript scanned and sent to scholarship@avomeen.com

More Information

The Helicopter New York City ‘The Big Apple Adventure’ Scholarship August 31, 2015 $1000

The Helicopter New York City ‘The Big Apple Adventure’ Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 31, 2015 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.

Please visit Web site for more details

County Office Scholarship September 30, 2015 $1000

CountyOffice.org supports local communities by making it easier to find the contact information, hours, locations, phone numbers of county government offices in the United States. Their organization plans to better the lives of people living in their communities by offering an annual rolling scholarship. Their organization feels it is their public duty to help the nation's future generations receive a quality education. Please view their Web page for application and requirements.

Youth Noise Scholarship

November 21st, 2015 $1000

Please visit Web page for more information at Youth Noise Scholarship

Eligibility:

Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their video application.

Application Process:

– Create your video and make sure it is no longer than 5 minutes.

– Upload your video to YouTube and title it “Youth Noise Scholarship Program by “Your Name””

– In the description of the video please include a link to this page.

– Once your video has been uploaded, email the active YouTube link to: scholarships@youthnoise.com along with your name, mailing address, and telephone number.

In your video make sure to include the name of the school you are or will be attending, your area of study, and what ideas you plan to bring forth to better your future. Explain all the details in your video. They will be judging your video on the level of creativity and persuasiveness, as well as how informative it is.

The deadline for submissions will be November 21st, 2015.

One winner will be selected by November 25th, 2015. The winning contestant must claim their scholarship within 2 weeks of being contacted, or they will be forced to pick a new winner.

Osler Scholarship November 21st, 2015 $1000

Eligibility:
Students who are currently enrolled in a pre-medical college curriculum or a post-baccalaureate pre-medical program are encouraged to submit their video application.

Please visit Web site for more details

The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship December 20, 2015 $1000

The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for those interested in online marketing. It's available for high school and college undergraduate students who are passionate about digital marketing. Students applying must submit the URL of the website they're working on, as well as a 500 - 1,000 word essay on why they started their website and why they’re interested in learning digital marketing. The website can be about any topic the student is passionate about.

For more information

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 scholarship 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

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

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 

Transfer

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

Varies

Varies

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

Helpful Information

College Scholarship Guide from The Simple Dollar

Mycollegescholarship.org "exists to provide the best possible information on scholarships."

Students with Disabilities from Best Colleges.com

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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