California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
Sophie Greenstadt Scholarship for Mid-Life Women
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 12
Open to women who live or attend school in the Greater Los Angeles Area including parts of Orange and Ventura Counties. Scholarships are awarded regardless of religious affiliation. To qualify, an applicant must be re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 35 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.
Contact:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
The Singerman / Nosseck Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 12
Open to women who live or attend school in the Greater Los Angeles Area including parts of Orange and Ventura Counties. To qualify, a candidate must be enrolling or enrolled in a vocational or trade school/college in order to learn a marketable skill that will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The scholarship is intended to ease the burden for their education in a trade school and/or for certification. Their education is not limited to a particular field of study.
Contact:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Riverside County Physicians Memorial Fund Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
Must be a United States citizen and a resident of Riverside County, California for at least a 5-year period, be accepted or presently attending an accredited medical or osteopathic school, demonstrate financial need, and complete an application for scholarship assistance.
Contact:
Riverside County Physicians Memorial Foundation Medical Student Scholarship Program 3993 Jurupa Avenue Riverside, CA 92506 (951) 686-3342 www.rcmanet.org
California Bar Foundation Diversity Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 20
Open to first-year law students who have enrolled into a law school in the state of California. Must be a minority which historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Demonstrate financial need. Commitment to community. Leadership potential. Two letters of recommendation. If enrolling in online law school, students must be California residents.
Contact:
Diversity Scholarship Program California Bar Foundation 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Fax: (415) 856-0788 For additional information, please contact Natalia Merluzzi at (415) 856-0780 or scholarships@calbarfoundation.org Website: www.californiabarfoundation.org
Voices of San Diego Essay Contest
 
Amount:
2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 21
Open to 11th and 12th graders in San Diego County, this year's essays will address one of three local debates: the county's role in providing social services; whether the city of San Diego should invest in recycling sewage for drinking water; and whether the San Diego Unified School District's decision not to pursue federal "Race to the Top" funding was right.
Contact:
Voice of San Diego Phone number: (619) 325-0525 Address: 2508 Historic Decatur Rd., Suite 120 San Diego, California 92106 Website: www.voiceofsandiego.org
Woodward-Graff Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 22
Open to Junior or Senior undergraduate students studying wine and viticulture. Min 2.5 GPA, Full Time, U.S. Citizen, resident of Monterey, Santa Cruz, or San Benito County. Financial need.
Contact:
CSU Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001 Phone: 831-582-3000 Url: www.wvit.calpoly.edu/pages/Students/scholarships.html
California Hotel and Lodging General Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Merit-based scholarship. Must be enrolled in an accredited 2-year, 4-year or university program in Lodging Management. 2.7 minimum GPA. Must be California Resident.
Contact:
CH&LA Education Foundation Scholarship Program 414 Twenty- Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95816-3211 916-444-5780 916-444-5848 Fax www.calodging.com
The Sarah A. Bonnifield Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
To be eligible, an applicant must: Be a Vietnam Veteran or a dependent or relative of a Vietnam Veteran (relative may be a spouse, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, nephew or niece) Be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university Provide a copy of the Veterans DD214 or submit proof of military service
Contact:
Sacramento Region Community Foundation 955 University Avenue, Suite A Sacramento, CA 95825 Attn: Sarah A. Bonnifield Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund For questions, please contact (916) 921-7723 or scholarships@sacregcf.org. Website: www.sacregcf.org/index.cfm/receive/scholarships/current-opportunities1/sarah-a-bonnifield-vietnam-veterans-scholarship-fund/
"Working Professional" Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
Open to California Residents. This is a scholarship program intended to reward lodging employees who seek to expand their education and knowledge in their current job positions, or who otherwise seek to expand their education and knowledge in the lodging industry. Generally, this scholarship is available to individuals who want to further their career and are enrolled in a lodging industry education program.
Contact:
CH&LA Education Foundation Scholarship Program 414 Twenty- Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95816-3211 916-444-5780 916-444-5848 Fax www.calodging.com
Richard Schroeck Hospitality Engineer Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
This scholarship is intended specifically for hourly hospitality engineers and maintenance personnel, as well as their dependents. More specifically for hourly hospitality engineers and maintenance personnel who are employed in lodging establishments which are members in good standing of the California Hotel
Contact:
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