Outside Scholarships

Below are scholarship opportunities the Financial Aid office received from outside organizations.  This list is updated weekly and includes those scholarship opportunities with due dates within the next 4-6 weeks.  We recommend checking the list regularly throughout the year as the scholarship listings will change.

Please note the scholarships are arranged with the earliest deadline at the top.

Clicking on the scholarship name routes you to the organization’s website or a pdf document for further information and how to access application materials.

Note: The Financial Aid Office attempts to determine if these are worthwhile opportunities, however, Cal Poly does not endorse these organizations nor is responsible for any outcome.  If you believe any of the listed scholarships are not viable or have inappropriate requirements (ie: requires a fee, membership or purchase of merchandise to apply) please contact Kathi Good (kjgood@calpoly.edu) immediately.

 

Date Posted Title of Scholarship Category Description Deadline
3/2/2018 CSU Systemwide Scholarships - Dale M. Schoettler Scholars for Visually Impaired Students Visually Impaired Students 36 $10,000 scholarships. Supports students who have a visual disability, with preference to legally blind students. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in at least 6.1 units per term. The CSU Foundation will continue to accept applications year-round. Complete CSU Systemwide Scholarship Applicant Information Form (see pdf) and email to kjgood@calpoly.edu. 05/18/18
3/2/2018 CSU Systemwide Scholarships - Richard Leffingwell Scholarship Business, Economics, Veterans Two $3,000 scholarships. The scholarship will support students pursuing a course of study in Business and Economics and who have demonstrated an interest in public service. Veterans given favorable consideration. Complete CSU Systemwide Scholarship Applicant Information Form (see pdf) and email to kjgood@calpoly.edu. 05/18/18
3/2/2018 CSU Systemwide Scholarships - Glenn & Dorothy Dumke Fellowship Students doing Research from the CSU Archives; History, Economics, Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science.  One $1,400 scholarship. The scholarship supports a student doing research from the CSU archives. Preference given to projects that involve research about the State of California. Complete CSU Systemwide Scholarship Applicant Information Form (see pdf) and email to kjgood@calpoly.edu. 05/18/18
3/2/2018 CSU Systemwide Scholarships - Jim Sanders Media & Leadership Scholarship Journalism, Media, Communication One $2,500 scholarship. The scholarship is geared toward students interested in journalism, media or communication and who aspire to a career in the media industry. Complete CSU Systemwide Scholarship Applicant Information Form (see pdf) and email to kjgood@calpoly.edu. 05/18/18
3/2/2018 CSU Systemwide Scholarships - Wilson C. Riles Education Scholarship Teacher Credential Program Three $2,000 scholarships. Supports students enrolled in CSU teacher credential programs in the 2018-19 academic year, with preference given to first generation students. Complete CSU Systemwide Scholarship Applicant Information Form (see pdf) and email to kjgood@calpoly.edu. 05/18/18
02/23/18 Rantic Social Media $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website. 04/20/18
02/23/18 MyRooff.com Scholarship General $1,200 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website. 04/20/18
02/23/18 Tygiene $1,000 Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 2,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website. 04/20/18
02/23/18 MasterMindSEO Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website.  04/20/18
02/23/18 Smart Vehicle Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 700 word essay on topic: "Future cars and how I see them." See website for details. 04/20/18
02/23/18 WaterCoolerPros.com Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website.  04/20/18
02/23/18 SEORG Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website.  04/20/18
02/23/18 $1,000 Top10Table Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one topics listed on website or content matching the theme of website. 04/20/18
02/23/18 $1,000 Sadek Law Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website or content matching the theme of the website.  04/20/18
02/23/18 Attorney Ronald D. Weiss $2,500 College Scholarship Contest General $2,500 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: "Means Testing - An effective way of determining eligibility for bankruptcy filing." See website for details. 04/21/18
02/23/18 OTZIShirts Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500+ essay describing why lifelong learning is important to you and what online platforms/resources you use to further your education. 04/25/18
02/23/18 Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship Awards General 1st prize - $1,500, 2nd prize - $1,000, 3rd prize - $500. Submit infographic that addresses topic listed on website. See website for details. 04/26/18
02/23/18 CoachTube Student Athlete Scholarship High School Senior who plays a high school or club sport $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word or less essay telling how sports have impacted your life and how that experience has prepared you for college. See website for details. 04/27/18
04/05/18 The Cash Store Continuing Education Scholarship 25 years of age or older at time of application Five $1,000 scholarships. See website for application instructions. 04/28/18
03/29/18 The Luggage Supermarket.co.uk Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ essay on topic: "The impact of air pollution on human health." See website for more information. 04/30/18
03/29/18 Contra Costa Association of Realtors (CCAR) Scholarship Foundation Second year Finance, Economics, Business, Marketing, Communications, or Real Estate students; Must be a resident of Contra Costa County Scholarships starting at $1,000. Complete online application. See website for additional requirements. 04/30/18
03/16/18 Acendia "Ascend New Heights" College Student Scholarship High School Senior graduating Spring 2018, attending College Fall 2018 $1,000 scholarship for college-bound high school seniors. Submit 1-3 minute video application, detailing how receiving this scholarship will make a positive improvement in your life. See website for details. 04/30/18
03/16/18 Kapture Pest Free Today General $500 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on your ideas on how to provide green pest control services. See website for additional requirements. 04/30/18
03/16/18 Clutch Prep Scholarships STEM $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including answers to the two questions presented. 04/30/18
03/09/18 The Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program General Four $2,500 scholarships. Submit 500 word essay explaining what you consider the best money-related advice you ever received. Who gave you that advice and did you follow that advice or not? See website for details. 04/30/18
03/09/18 Charles P. Lake Rain for Rent Scholarship Program Agriculture, Engineering, Construction Management Rain for Rent offers up to twenty (20) scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each annually to qualified college students to help them pursue a career in agriculture, irrigation technology, pumps or fluid dynamics. See pdf for application instructions. 04/30/18
03/02/18 American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) Scholarship Major or minor in Construction related field Up to $25,000 to be awarded. See website for eligibility requirements. Submit online application, including essay, and other required documents. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Pacific Water Quality Association Scholarship Program General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit maximum 500 word essay on how you intend to utilize your education in your chosen area of study. See website for further details. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio Creative Scholarship Program General First prize - $1,000, 2nd prize - $500. Submit a creative project on topic listed on website. Essay should be up to 600 words; videos should be up to 2minutes. See website for details. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Kapture Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic of green pest control services. See website for additional information. 04/30/18
03/02/18 HostChecka.com Web Hosting/Web Tech Scholarship for Students General $1,500 - winner, $250 - runner-up, $50 - 3rd, 4th and 5th positions. Submit 500-1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website.  04/30/18
03/02/18 The $5,000 Munley Law Scholarship Pre-Law, General $5,000 scholarship. Submit maximum 500 word essay, or maximum 10Mb PowerPoint presentation, or up to 5 minute video presentation on topic: "What amendment to the Constitution is the most meaningful to you and why?" 04/30/18
03/02/18 $1,000 Best Mattress Today Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including questions regarding sleep. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarships Must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children $500 for summer. See website for other amounts and deadlines. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic: "How will you use your education to improve your family". See website for further details. 04/30/18
03/02/18 WalmartOne Associate Scholarship Program General $2,500 scholarship. Submit requested information, including community volunteer involvement. See website for details. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Industrial Access Go for the Gold Scholarship High School Sr. entering Engineering program at University $3,000 scholarship. See website for specific qualifications and application instructions. Link to the Scholarship page is at top left of website home page. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Candidate must possess a demonstrated interest in social justice. Submit 750 word essay on topic listed on website. 04/30/18
03/02/18 2018 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. The "gig economy" has had an impact on entrepreneurship in the U.S. and globally over the last 3-5 years. Describe what impact you believe it will have in the next 3-5 years. 04/30/18
03/02/18 "A Voice for Cat": Essay Contest Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay about any feline-friendly topic, and a brief personal bio. See website for details..  04/30/18
03/02/18 Ratingle Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit a maximum 90 second video reviewing the coolest gadget you have used recently. See website for further details. 04/30/18
03/02/18 Secret Storages $1,500 Essay Writing Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500-700 word essay on "Secret places for students to hide their money and store it for future use." See website for details. 04/30/18
04/20/18 The Big Picture Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 05/01/18
04/20/18 The Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship Program Must be a Birth Parent or an Adopted Child Adoption Network Law Center awards up to $10,000 in scholarships annually. Complete online application. Upload 2 minute minimum video demonstrating or explaining how adoption has made an impact on your life and upload as per website. See website for details. 05/01/18
04/20/18 KaTom Restaurant supply, Inc. Culinary Arts & Hospitality Scholarship Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more information. 05/01/18
03/29/18 CFMA Silicon Valley Chapter Scholarship Application 2018 Construction Management, Construction Related Major, or be related to an  employee of CFMA-SV member company; see pdf for other requirements including county of residence or enrollment $10,000, $5000, $3,000 and $2,000. Complete application, including essay, and submit other required documents. See pdf for complete details. 05/01/18
01/31/17 American Indian Services Scholarship One-Quarter enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe. Awards vary between $500 to $2,000 depending on tuition, merit, and funds available. Submit online application, including all additional required documents, including full-page letter about yourself. See website for complete information. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Job Application Center $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 365 Customer Service Impact Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 750+ word blog post about a positive customer experience you had with any of the companies listed on website. See website for more information. 05/01/18
03/09/18 The CellWaves Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. Essay shall have accompanying 5 minutes maximum video to read, explain or elaborate on written work. See website for further details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org Academic Scholarship Health Care related majors $500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 800-1,000 word essay on what has personally led you to the point of pursing a degree or position in the healthcare field. See website for details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 The Nationwide Debt Direct Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including up to 500 word essay discussing how you plan to keep your student loan debt to a minimum. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Leap Clixx Annual Marketing Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Answer essay prompt in 1,000+ words. See website for details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including up to 500 word essay on topic: "How you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school?". See website for more details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 The Healthline & NORD Stronger Scholarship General Four $5,000 scholarships. Must show demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Rover's Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic: "Has technology caused you to feel more included in your community, or excluded?" See website for more details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 MILK United States Student Scholarship General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 150 words, or upload an image, or do both to communicate what creativity means to you. See website for additional information. 05/01/18
03/09/18 1800wheelchair.com Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit "visual poem", in a style of your choosing on the  theme of overcoming a personal challenge. See website for details. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Junk Car Traders Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Complete online application, including up to 500 word essay telling about something you've overcome, and how you have been changed for the better because of this experience. 05/01/18
03/09/18 Drone Technology College Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website regarding drones. See website for additional requirements. 05/01/18
04/05/18 2018 Scholarship Opportunity from the Law Offices of Sheryl R. Rentz. P.C. General $500 scholarship. See website for application requirements, including 100-200 word introduction and 500-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. 05/02/18
03/09/18 Quicken Loans Scholarship Essay Contest General $2,500 scholarship. Submit a 700-1,500 word article on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 05/02/18
03/09/18 Junk Car Medics Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application including up to 650 word essay on topic listed on application regarding recycling. 05/04/18
04/05/18 2018 Scholarship Opportunity from Lependorf & Silverstain, P.C. General $500 scholarship. See website for application requirements, including 100-200 word introduction and 500-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. 05/06/18
03/09/18 Annual Gamer's Scholarship Program General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on topic: "Debunking Gaming Stereotypes." See website for additional requirements. 05/10/18
04/13/18 Buckhead Logistics Scholarship Working toward a degree in Logistics, Business, Education or relevant field $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay explaining the importance of supporting local businesses. See website for additional information and requirements. 05/14/18
04/05/18 Advocates Law Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 05/15/18
04/20/18 1st UK Mortgages Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application to be sent topic for 2,000-2,500 word required essay. See website for details. 05/15/18
04/13/18 The Education Equality Scholarship  General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-word essay on how to close the financial gap to education and why access to higher education is important for all. See website for details. 05/15/18
04/13/18 2018 Boyk Law Veteran Scholarship  U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Reserves veteran OR is the child or stepchild of someone who is $2,000 scholarship. Submit one page essay on two of topics listed on website. See website for other requirements. 05/15/18
04/13/18 Goldstein And Bashner Combating Campus Issues Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay explaining how you will raise public awareness about combating issues you have experienced on campus and how you would create an environment in which survivors feel emboldened and justified in telling their personal stories. See website for further requirements. 05/15/18
04/05/18 The DFI Educational Trust At-Large Scholarship Civil or Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, or other related deep foundations curriculum Several scholarships, ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 each will be awarded in 2018. Submit online application form and additional requested documents, including 500 word essay. See website for essay details. 05/15/18
02/14/18 California Council of the Blind Scholarship Students who are blind Awards for the most deserving blind students who are residents of California and who are studying at an accredited college or university.  05/15/18
03/16/18 Home Security Scholarship Essay Contest General $250 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on topic: "Is the American Home safer today than 50 years ago?". See website for details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Morphisec's Women in Cybersecurity Scholarships Female students studying for degrees in Cyber Security, Information Assurance, Security or Systems Security, Computer Science 1st place - $2,500, 2nd place - $1,500, 3rd place - $1,000. Submit 400-600 word essay on one of topics listed in online application. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Headphones Encyclopedia Annual Scholarship Program General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,500+ word essay on topic: "The History of Headphones." See website for additional details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 AAA Fence Master - Builders Contractor Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit 700+ word article about fence contractors. See website for application. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Boonle Student Scholarship Program Graphic Design, New Media Design, or related field, in 2nd year and up $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Dickson Frohlich Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1-3 minute video essay on topic listed on website. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Lowndes County Transmissions Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-700 word essay on one of topics listed on website. 05/15/18
03/16/18 David B. Albo Public Service Scholarship, 2018 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word or less essay on topic listed on website. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Top Notch Renovations Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic: How can remodeling contractors incorporate recycled material in their projects? See website for details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program Engineering, Business, General Nordson Corporation provides 3 categories of scholarships: Career & Technical, University Scholars, and Creating Equity in Industry. Scholarships ranging from $2000-$10,000 targeted at individuals whose permanent residence is near a Nordson facility or attend a college targeted by Nordson for recruitment, and are pursuing careers in manufacturing, STEM or business disciplines. Must complete FAFSA. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2017-18 General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Online Marketing Giant Digital Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit minimum 250 word essay on marketing topic of your choosing. See website for details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 AAA Paver Sealing Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800+ word essay on a relevant topic that deals with beautifying a home's hardscape environment. See website for more details. 05/15/18
03/16/18 Appliances Connection's College Connection Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-800 word essay telling what you plan to study, why you chose that major and how your prospective career fits in with the demands of our ever modernizing world. See website for further details. 05/15/18
04/05/18 2018 Scholarship Opportunity from DiBella Law Offices, P.C. General $500 scholarship. See website for application requirements, including 100-200 word introduction and 500-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. 05/16/18
03/16/18 cuLearn 2018 Scholarship General $2,018 scholarship. Submit 250-500 word blog containing words of wisdom on how to pay for college while avoiding excessive debt. See website for details. 05/18/18
04/20/18 2018 Eileen Taylor $1,000 College Scholarship Award Must be registered Republican $1,000 scholarship. Complete application form, including two page double-spaced essay on topic: "Why I Choose To Be A Republican." 05/18/18
03/16/18 Trove Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including up to 500 word essay on topic listed on website. 05/18/18
03/16/18 2018 Mometrix Teaching Scholarships Credential students 1st prize - $500, 2nd prize - $150. Submit approximately 400 word essay about the moment you realized you wanted to become a teacher. 05/18/18
04/05/18 The Advocates Injury Attorneys Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 05/20/18
03/16/18 LoanMart & Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Scholarship Opportunity Graduating from High School in San Bernardino County Three $1,000 scholarships. Submit 300 word statement describing why you believe you deserve this scholarship. See website for more details. 05/20/18
04/05/18 Bottlinger Law L.L.C. 2018 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topics listed on website, and 100-200 word introduction. See website for details. 05/26/18
03/22/18 Top Best Reviews Consumerism & Internet Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word article on topic: "How Internet has made an Impact on Consumerism." See website for additional information. 05/27/18
03/22/18 Resume Writing Lab Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit article on topic: "Resume With No Experience: Enter Workforce with Confidence." See website for submission details. 05/27/18
04/05/18 Take Charge of Tomorrow Scholarship 2018 General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topics listed on website, and 100-200 word introduction. See website for details. 05/28/18
04/05/18 Your Company Formations Scholarship Programme General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay that explains why you are a good candidate for the scholarship. See website for details and additional requirements. 05/28/18
04/13/18 Chinese American Construction Professionals (CACP) Scholarship Program Junior or Senior in Architecture, Construction Management, or Engineering $1,000 scholarship. Complete application form and submit with transcripts, statement of qualifications, and recommendation letters. See website for details. 05/30/18
04/05/18 GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys 2018 Texts=Wrecks Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topics listed on website, and 100-200 word introduction. See website for details. 05/30/18
04/05/18 The Advocates Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 05/30/18
03/29/18 $1,000 Free Android Room Scholarship General  $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on Google Android. See website for details.  05/30/18
03/29/18 Bat and Ball Game Women's Sports Scholarship Female students studying for a degree in one of the sports related fields listed on website $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay 400-600 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 05/30/18
03/29/18 Best Reviews Base Scholarship General First place - $1,000, 2nd place - $500, 3rd place - $300. Submit 1,000-5,000 word essay on any of topics listed on website. See website for other requirements. 05/30/18
03/29/18 Global Talent Scholarship General with passion for Technology $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,200 word essay on topic: "Advantages and disadvantages of buying products online." See website for details. 05/30/18
03/29/18 Class A Drivers Scholarship Award General $1,314.15 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ essay on topics listed on website. See website for details. 05/30/18
04/20/18 Wpromote Digital Marketing Scholarship General 1st prize - $500 and MacBook Pro, 2nd prize - $750, 3rd prize - $500. Submit full-funnel social strategy to increase enrollment at your school by focusing on a single aspect of your university's campus culture. See website for complete instructions and details. 05/31/18
04/20/18 World Environment Day Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit list of 5 practical ways people can replace the use of plastic. See website for details. 05/31/18
04/20/18 Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website regarding community service. See website for further details. 05/31/18
04/13/18 AreaVibes 250 for $2,500 Short Essay Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 250 word maximum essay on topic listed on application. 05/31/18
04/13/18 PerfectMemorials.com Living With Loss Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit an essay of approximately 750 words discussing a personal loss that you’ve experienced and how that death has affected your life and your future plans.  05/31/18
10/27/17 Bay Area SMACNA Scholarship Trust Fund General Awards of $5,250 available to students. Award winners must agree to be employed by a member firm during the summer months following the scholarship. 05/31/18
03/29/18 Mobile Photography Scholarship 2018 General $500 scholarship. Submit photo and 1,000 maximum short story about the topic: This is America. See website for details. 05/31/18
03/29/18 $1,000 Annual Art and Design Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit a piece of art that makes you proud. See website for additional information. 05/31/18
03/29/18 $3,500 Fundbox Small Business Funding Scholarship General $3,500 scholarship. In 1,000 words or less, describe how you plan to use your knowledge and skill sets to create a small (or big) business that would help impact society in a positive manner. See website for details. 05/31/18
03/29/18 Vimbly Scholarship General; age 25 and under $1,000 scholarship. Submit written essay (max 500 words) or video (2 minutes) answering both questions listed on website. See website for details 05/31/18
03/29/18 The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship General $10,000 scholarship. Complete online application form, including 300-500 word essay about a time when you faced a significant ethical dilemma. What was the situation and what did you do? See website for additional requirements. 05/31/18
03/29/18 HonestOpinion.tech Student Scholarship Programme General $1,000 scholarship. Email donor to receive topic to write an article on. See website for details. 05/31/18
03/29/18 Technosoft Innovations Scholarship Program 2017-18 General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000 essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 05/31/18
03/29/18 Udemy Coupon Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on topic: "How the internet has changed the world of education." See website for details. 05/31/18
04/20/18 HIRED Scholarship Computer Science $5,000 first prize, plus personalized training and promotion; top 10 finalists will also receive career coaching and promotion. Submit one page essay summarizing what makes your contribution to the software engineering field significant. See website for details. 06/01/18
04/20/18 Bi-Annual $1,000 BitIRA U Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit typed, one-page essay expressing how cryptocurrency or blockchain technologies could change the world over the next 20 years. See website for additional requirements. 06/01/18
04/20/18 Adam Greenman American Dream Undergraduate Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including 500-700 word essay answering question on website. 06/01/18
04/05/18 California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Scholarship Program California residents 60 $1,000 scholarships available for California students. Complete online application, including other required documents. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Lapeze & Johns Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Create a PSA (video 60-90 seconds) or essay (1,200-1,500 words) that highlights the complications and dangers of the provided topics, as well as how to address and prevent the issues in the future. See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Rock solid Waterpoofing Undergraduate Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including 500-700 word essay answering question: How do you envision using your high education to better your community?  06/01/18
04/05/18 Plesk Propelling Students Forward Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on topic: "The Future of the Cloud Hosting Industry." See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 PersonalMoneyService Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay answering the questions listed on website regarding "The Future of Small Business." See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Employment BOOST College Scholarships STEM $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 essay on topic "How is technology going to change your way of life in 15 years?" See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Employment BOOST College Scholarships General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay based on Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl." See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 HomeMedicalReviews $1,000 Caring Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2 minute video on topic listed on website. See website for further requirements. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Timberhill Dental Community Star Undergraduate Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including 500-700 word essay answering question on website. See website for additional requirements. 06/01/18
04/05/18 24 x 7 Doctors Answering Service 2018-2019 Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship; $400 2nd place scholarship. Submit 1,300+ word essay answering the questions on website. See website for additional requirements. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Delmain Analytics Free Undergraduate Scholarship for College Students 2018 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including 500-700 word essay answering question on website. See website for additional requirements. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit application, including answers to prompts on website. 06/01/18
04/05/18 CIA Medical Scholarship  General Three $1,000 awards, seven $250 awards. Submit 1,000-3,000 essay on topic of how a healthcare worker has made a difference in your life or the life of someone you know. See website for more details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship   $1,000 grand prize, two $500 runners up. Complete online application and submit 500-1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Strideline Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including answer to questions regarding your entrepreneurial goals. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Fishkeeping World 2018 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. You need to be knowledgeable about fishkeeping and have a passion for fish. However, you don't need to have actual fishkeeping experience. Submit 1,000-2,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 Bordner Scholarship Marketing, Business Management, Marketing or similar field $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 06/01/18
04/05/18 My Military Savings Scholarship Business, Communications, Marketing, Education $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay answering question listed on website. See website for further information and requirements. 06/08/18
04/13/18 Holliday Karatinos Scholarship General 1st prize - $2,500, 2nd prize - $1,500, 3rd prize - $500. Submit one-page essay of 600 words on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 06/09/18
04/13/18 Pay Stub Makr Excellence in Finance and Accounting Scholarship Accounting, Finance, Business $2,500 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay about how you or your family manages your personal finances. See website for more details. 06/14/18
04/20/18 IvyPanda.com $1,500 Video Contest General $1,000 winner, $500 runner-up. Submit 1 to 1-1/2 minute video on one of topics listed on website and upload. See website for more information. Applications will not be accepted before May 15. 06/15/18
04/20/18 Sonoma County Fair Flower Show Scholarship Family must reside in Sonoma or Marin County and pursuing a degree in Agriculture related majors; see website for additional eligibility Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. Submit application, recommendation letters, and transcripts. Application can be found www.sonomacountyfiar.com/fair/livestock-exhibitors. Scroll to Youth Award and click on scholarship link. 06/15/18
04/20/18 Free Book Summary Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on the topic "Hypocrisy in Animal Farm". See website for further details. 06/15/18
04/20/18 The Fitness Mojo.com $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 06/15/18
04/13/18 Spring 2018 Accidentfirm.com Personal Injury Scholarship Must have sustained injuries from an accident and/or been personally affected by a family member/caregiver's accident $500 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on what, or who, has inspired your to pursue higher education after facing adversity from an accident that you or a loved one was in. See website for details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 The Branch Out Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship, plus $500 awarded to charity chosen by scholarship winner. Complete online application, including 500+ personal statement. See website for details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 Allen Law Firm Scholarship Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 The Alpert Schreyer Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 Pretty Lightroom Presets Bi-Annual Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Research and compose an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800-1,000 words. See website for topics and additional information.  06/15/18
04/13/18 RockChuck Summit Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit 400-700 word essay on your favorite outdoor experiences. See website for more information. 06/15/18
04/13/18 Laser Spine Institute Scholarship Seeking a degree in Health or Science-based program, with interest in Health Care $1,500 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 06/15/18
04/13/18 AmericanMuscle's Student Scholarship Program Pursing an automotive themed major Four $2,000 scholarships. Submit 700-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 ExtremeTerrain's Student Scholarship Program Various Environmental Studies (see website for listing) Two $3,000 scholarships. Submit 700-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 GoBankingRates Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 500 word essay on the topic listed on the application. See website for details. 06/15/18
04/13/18 2018 PDFelement $1000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word article or create a 3 minute video on “PDFs and I”. See website for additional details. 06/15/18
04/20/18 Original Sash Repairs Scholarship General $700 scholarship. Submit 1,500 word essay on topic "London Part of the World - What's Different Here?" See website for details. 06/20/18
04/20/18 Teletrac Navman Scholarship Program Technology, Software Development, Transportation, General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 500-700 word essay or less than 2 minute video on one of topics listed on website. See website for further details. 06/20/18
04/20/18 MoneyStrands 2018 FinTech Scholarship General $1,250 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website (see green square on right side of web page).  06/25/18
10/27/17 Orange County Community Foundation Residents of Orange County, CA Scholarships available for students who are residents of Orange County. Varied application deadlines and requirements. Varied
03/02/18 Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program Honorably discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Emergency Grants are available to eligible veterans who are enrolled full-time and experience unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out of school. See website for additional eligibility information and application details. Ongoing
10/27/17 Rising Farmworker Dream Fund Children of U.S. based farmworkers (current and past) Individuals and organizations provide scholarship funds to students when students complete pre-defined tasks. See website for details and email on website if you have questions. Ongoing
02/09/18 MindSumo General Various award amounts. MindSumo partners with Fortune 500 companies to create business and engineering "challenges" for students to solve.  Ongoing
02/16/18 DoSomething.org Scholarships Students 25 or under Varied amounts, deadlines. Earn easy scholarships through community service.  Complete a campaign, prove it with pics of you in action, and you're entered to win! See website for details. Ongoing
10/27/17 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Female Students Non-renewable $2,500 scholarship for graduating high school senior women. See website for eligibility and chapter recommendation and application process. Ongoing
11/03/17 Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship from A Place for Mom General $1,000 scholarship available to students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Submit at least 2 minute video capturing the theme of “The Value of Seniors in Our Lives and Benefits to Society.” See website for full details. Quarterly
11/03/17 TutorPlus Scholarship First and Second Year Students up to age of 22 $2,500 scholarship quarterly. Submit 800-1,200 word essay about yourself, goals, and any industry topic that you think you can further improve. Example: improvement on current energy efficiency, productivity, technology advancement, effective space usage etc. See website for details. Quarterly
12/08/17 #ShareTheGoals Scholarship General $500 awarded each month from October 2017 through July 2018. First place - $5,000 picked from the monthly pool of winners. Create a video, infographic or essay regarding Global Goals. See website for full details. Monthly through July 2018
01/05/18 $2,018 Nitro College Scholarship General $2,018 scholarship. Complete Scholarship Survey Questions, answer 3 short answer questions, participate in social media activity. See website for additional details. Monthly
10/27/2017 Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship awarded every week to one super student; winner chosen on their 2-3 sentence response to the week's question. Monthly
10/27/17 Listofbeststuff.com Headphones Scholarship General $1,000 monthly scholarship. Submit at least 500 word essay on topic: The future of audio technology. See website for details. Monthly
10/27/17 CPR Near Me Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program Health Science, Education $1,000 available monthly. Submit 500-750 word essay that describes your career ambitions and why you are currently studying or why the need to pursue an education or healthcare degree. See website for additional requirements and information. Monthly
10/27/17 Yuja Monthly Scholarship Essay Contest General $500 each month. Submit 300-400 word essay on topic listed for current month. Winners are chosen by vote on website. Monthly
10/27/17 Schooltutoring Academy Monthly College Scholarship Contest General $500 monthly scholarship. Submit essay based on topic of the month. Share essay link for others to vote on. Monthly
10/27/17 Buddha Teas Fair Trade Scholarship Program General, International Studies A monthly scholarship program for student attending a fair trade university or study fair trade or international studies. $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on theme on website regarding fair trade. See website for additional details. Deadline is the last day of each month. Monthly
10/27/17 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest General Monthly chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Submit 200-900 essay on monthly topic. Monthly
10/27/17 Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women Female Students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering $5,000 scholarship and one year of one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal senior developer. See website for application process, which includes making a meaningful contribution to Open Source and publishing a post on your personal blog, as well as a short essay. Monthly
10/27/17 Sleeping Angels Co. Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit essay describing the evolution of the nanny in the 21st century, letter of recommendation and your photo. See website for more information. Submissions due on the 30th of each month. Monthly
10/27/17 LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship General $500 monthly scholarship. Design an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. See website for more information. Monthly
01/09/15 CompareCards Monthly Scholarship General Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying College (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. A tiebreaker question and a random drawing will determine the winner. Monthly
10/27/17 UniversityTutor.com Essay Contest General $1,000 award. Submit at least 300 word essay in response to monthly essay prompt made available in website. Monthly
10/27/17 Women's Independence Scholarship Program Women who are survivors of intimate partner abuse The primary intent of the WISP Program is to assist women who have been parted from an abusive partner for a minimum of one year. Sign up on website to receive an email to confirm you registration, upload application materials. There is no deadline for applications, however, it takes two months to review new submissions. Open
05/08/15 Groundwater Resources Association (GRA) Central Coast Branch Scholarship  Natural Resources, Agriculture Scholarship funds available up to $2,500 for college or graduate students performing research on groundwater resources in the Central Coast region. Submit written proposal on new or ongoing research via email. Funds also available to pay student registration and lodging at GRAC conferences. See link for further application details. Open
10/27/17 Solano Association of Realtors Foundation Scholarship General Must reside within boundaries and jurisdiction of Solano Assoc. of Realtors® (S. Solano County, incl. Benicia, Vallejo, Green Valley, Cordelia) and intend to specialize in Real Estate or a business
related field. Scholarships are considered throughout the year, as applications come in.
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