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First 10 California scholarships:

Amount:
$3500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
July 30
Be accepted to attend a four-year accredited California college or university by Fall semester or be enrolled for the school year. Lives in the state of California. Be an incoming college sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate student of at least 25 percent Hispanic descent. Graduate students must also have at least 25 percent Hispanic descent. Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in their major subject. A desire to work in public relations/communications industries. Major in public relations, communications, journalism, advertising, and/or marketing. Be available to attend the HPRA PRemio Awards dinner on (Date TBD, 2017 )in Los Angeles. Volunteer for at least (2) HPRA-LA events in 2018 which can include Scholarship program outreach. Note: Students who have previously been awarded two scholarships from HPRA do not qualify for a third award.
Contact:
Hispanic Public Relations Association P. O. Box 86760 Los Angeles, CA 90086-0760 www.hpra-usa.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
The Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund is available to single parents and minority students in The San Francisco Bay Area, California. The Single Parent Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income*, single parents who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited, not-for-profit 2- or 4-year institution in Fall are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies. The George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income, minority students who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full time at an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year institution in Fall are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies.
Contact:
Capture the Dream, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Chair 484 Lake Park Ave #15 Oakland, CA 94610 Website: www.capturethedream.org
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 1
Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 30
The S.P.R.O.W.T. Scholarship is open to female California residents pursuing education at a California higher education institution who meet the following criteria: Student must be a female California resident intending to pursue education at a California college or university Student must be a nontraditional student as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics by meeting one or more of the criteria below: Delayed enrollment into higher education; Part-time college student; Works full time; Has dependents other than a spouse; Is a single parent; Does not have a high school diploma. Student must complete application form and provide original essay answers. Eligible students may pursue any vocational or degree path of their choosing. All application materials must be submitted by 5PM PDT on August 30, 2019.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31
You are currently an enrolled student at a California college/university. You have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA as an undergraduate student OR a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA as a graduate student at a college/university, Note: some scholarships may require a higher cumulative GPA to apply. Check Eligibility Alerts on the Scholarship Descriptions page for restrictions. You have completed at least 6 semester units or 8 quarter units as an undergraduate student OR 3 semester units or 4 quarter units as a graduate student at a college/university *Note: unofficial transcripts are required for application to verify cumulative GPA and completed units You will be enrolled in classes at a California college/university for Fall Note: Proof of enrollment will be required upon acceptance of award You have a verifiable disability and you are a participating student in your college/university's disability support program/office Note: Disability Certification Form required for application
Contact:
For additional questions, contact capedscholarships2017@gmail.com. www.caped.io/scholarships/
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 31st Due to COVID, the S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship for Women will not be held this year.
The S.P.R.O.W.T. Scholarship is open to female California residents pursuing education at a California higher education institution who meet the following criteria: 1. Student must be a female California resident intending to pursue 2. education at a California college or university Student must be a non-traditional student as defined by the National Center for Education Statistics by meeting one or more of the criteria below: -Delayed enrollment into higher education; -Part-time college student; -Works full time; -Has dependents other than a spouse; -Is a single parent; -Does not have a high school diploma. -Student must complete application form and provide original essay answers. Eligible students may pursue any vocational or degree path of their choosing. All application materials must be submitted by 5PM PDT on August 31, 2018.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 1st
The family of Andrew Q. Peschard (Menlo Atherton High School Class of 2017) would like to offer this scholarship in his memory to raise the visibility of a graduating high school senior, in San Mateo County, California, who has demonstrated resiliency in their mental health journey and determination in pursuing a college education.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 20
To be eligible, applicants must be a second-year student with a 3.0 GPA or greater, enrolled in an accredited law school located in one of the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Contact:
Applications should be mailed or delivered to: Kian Cheng Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP 230 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2400 Atlanta, GA 30303 https://www.constangy.com/awards-diversity
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 21
California Residents Only. Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment. Scholarships Applicants must be a High School Seniors for the current year 2021 Applicant must submit a copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university of choice. (Pending acceptance of enrollment is allowed. Please update information when received.) Two Letters of Recommendation. A signed statement from applicant's attending physician, verifying applicant's medical history. (Medical information will be kept confidential and will only be reviewed for application consideration.) The applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing, How has my experience with cancer impacted my life? The applicant must complete the scholarship application including a signature. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarship recipients must submit a release form stating their photos and success stories can appear on the Friends of Scott website.
Contact:
Please mail your application to: Friends of Scott Foundation Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship Fund 6977 Navajo Rd #168 San Diego, CA 92119 https://www.friendsofscott.org/scholarship
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 30
You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.