California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
Milken Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$2000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 29
With the help of college advisors at high schools in the Greater Los Angeles area and New York City, the Milken Scholars Program identifies outstanding students who will graduate by June of 2016. These students are nominated for the Program based on the following criteria: Minimum grade point average of 3.6 (unweighted) or 90% in all academic high school subject areas; Minimum composite SAT I Reasoning score of 1850 with results submitted for Critical Reading, Math, and Writing, or a minimum ACT score of 28 (This score may be a combination from multiple sittings); Active participation in community service activities; A record of leadership; Financial or Other Obstacles; Admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection; and United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency. Students nominated by their college advisers to participate in the Program must complete a rigorous selection process that includes completion of a five-page application, as well as submission of letters of recommendation, high school transcripts and a financial aid profile. Finalists are then selected and invited to interview. Milken Scholars are eligible to receive a range of resources that includes: An annual monetary recognition award of $2,000 for each of their four years of college; Ongoing academic and career-related counseling; Assistance with career-related experiences through internships and shadowing opportunities; and A graduate fund, which assists students as they prepare for the world of work or graduate school. Milken Scholars must commit to attend all annual program activities (expenses paid), including a three-day Summit, and maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout their undergraduate college careers. Scholars are also encouraged to participate in community service activities in their home and/or school community.
Contact:
Milken Scholars Program 1250 Fourth Street, 4th Floor Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone: (800) 654-5675 Fax: (310) 570-4751 Website: www.milkenscholars.org E-mail: milkenscholars@mff.org
George A. Cavalletto Law Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jan 31
Open to full-time law student at ABA-approved law school in California. Students must have originally graduated from a high school in Santa Barbara County, CA and plan to be a full-time law student. Personal interview will be required.
Contact:
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara P. O. Box 3620 Santa Barbara, CA 93130 Telephone: (805) 687-6065 Fax: (805) 687-6031 Email: info@sbscholarship.org Website: www.sbscholarship.org
$10,000 annual Investment in Community Fellowship
 
Amount:
Fellowship up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Awarded to students currently enrolled in a graduate program who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Students must be connected to the Monterey Peninsula and have the intent to return or remain in the local area.
Contact:
Willis W. & Ethel M. Clark Foundation Post Office Box 89 Pebble Beach, California 93953-0089 Telephone/ Fax (831) 625.1175 Email: clarkfoundation@redshift.com Website: www.theclarkfoundation.org
Redfin Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 31
Legal U.S. resident Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college GPA 3.0 or above Entry is subject to the official rules and conditions. As further set forth in the official rules, your entry grants us full permission to republish and otherwise freely use your entry materials and your name and likeness in order to promote Redfin, its subsidiaries, or other third parties. No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.
Henry and Chiyo Kuwahara Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
February
Open to undergraduate and graduate students who are of Japanese-American descent. Must be California resident to apply.
Contact:
Japanese American Citizen's League 1765 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94115 (415) 921-5225 Contact Person: Jackie Kuwada
California Bar Foundation's Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship
 
Amount:
All winners will receive California Bar/Bri Law Review Bar Exam review courses (valued at more than $3,500), with top winners also receiving $2,000 in cash to help defray the fees and related expenses of taking the California Bar Exam.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February
Applicant must be graduating or have graduated from a California Law School in the 2015-2016 school year. Must be taking the California Bar Exam for the first time in 2015. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Candidate must be chosen as one of a maximum of four Candidates nominated by his/her law school. Candidate must have filed his/her application for Moral Character Determination with the State Bar of California by the Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship Application Deadline.
California Student Aid Commission
 
Amount:
3800
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
February
CA residents for a minimum of 12 months; language competency in a second language certified by the Dean of the School of Education at college of student's choice; U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Contact:
P. O. Box 419027, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741, 888-294-0105, Fax: 916- 526-7937, http://www.csac.ca.gov, studentsupport@csac.ca.gov
Beverage Industry College Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
Open to California students whose parents and/or grandparents are proprietors of, or employed by an individual or corporation holding a California liquor, beer or wine license. Students must plan to enroll in a four-year college or university immediately following high school graduation. A second program is open to students planning to enroll in a four-year college/university upon transfer to a four-year college/university. Must demonstrate outstanding community service.
Contact:
CHRISTERMON FOUNDATION Beverage Industry Scholarship Program 9 Orchard, Suite 100 Lake Forest, CA 92630 Url: www.christermon.com/scholarship/applications.php
eQuality Scholarship
 
Amount:
$6,000-$12,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 1
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. Scholarships may be used for post-secondary education at approved institutions - colleges, universities, and trade schools. Some of the scholarships are specifically for nursing or medical school. Must fall into one of the following categories: * Resident of northern or central California who completed or expects to complete high school or equivalent by June 30 of application year. * Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN program in California; or * Attending an accredited medical school in California or be a California resident attending an accredited medical school elsewhere in the United States.
Contact:
Contact Person: Eric Hsu www.equalityscholarship.org or info@equalityscholarship.org
Alumni Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 01
Scholarship is available to new, continuing, or upper division transfer, and graduate students. New applicants must be from the Tri-county area, all applicants must qualify with a GPA of 2.75, and demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
CSU Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001 Phone: 831-582-3000 Url: foaa.csumb.edu/site/x 21368.xml