California Scholarships

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First 10 California scholarships:
Rambus Innovator of the Future Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000 (paid over four years, must meet renewal requirements)
Awards:
Up to 2
Deadline:
Jan 28
Established in 2004, the Rambus "Innovator of the Future" Scholarship seeks to broaden the educational opportunities of students who, by virtue of their academic and extracurricular achievement, demonstrate a passion for science and technology that extends beyond the classroom. The winners must possess strong leadership and communication skills and the desire to positively impact society through innovation in science and technology. Eligibility * Graduating students from high schools located in either Mountain View or Los Altos * Student must be planning to attend a four year college/university * Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for grades 10-12
Contact:
Visit www.rambus.com/scholarship for more information and an application
San Mateo County Women Lawyers Section Educational Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Scholarships are available to all students, both male and female. Selection is based on financial need, academic excellence, residential or other ties to San Mateo County, and involvement in activities, whether legal, scholastic, public, private or community. Applicants for the scholarship should submit a letter stating their qualifications for the award and the information about why they should be chosen. Please include in the letter, or as a separate attachment, the following information: All law school scholarships received and in what amounts, specify how the law school education is being financed, and include a copy of the current law school transcript.
Contact:
The Women Lawyers Section Education Foundation P. O. Box 90 San Carlos, CA 94070 Contact: Vivian L. Kral Phone: 650-367-1771
George A. Cavalletto Law Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jan 31
Open to full-time law student at an 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
Willis W. & Ethel M. Clark Foundation
 
Amount:
Fellowship up to $10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jan 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
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 2014-2015 school year. Must be taking the California Bar Exam for the first time in 2014. 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
Trustee Scholarship
 
Amount:
Full Tuition Scholarship for 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 01
Open to all incoming LMU freshmen. Must enroll as a full-time student (12-18 credit hours) each semester.
Contact:
Contact: Kimanthi Warren, kwarren@lmu.edu , Loyola Marymount University; 7900 Loyola Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90045, 310-338-2753, www.lmu.edu
Beverage Industry College Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 01
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 Website: christermon.com/scholarship/overview.php
eQuality Scholarship
 
Amount:
$6000
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