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
03/24/17 The Guidr Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit at least 1,000 word essay on any topic relevant to donor's website. See website for details. 03/25/17
1/27/17 HVAC Denver's $3,000 'The Perfect Home' Writing Scholarship General $3,000 scholarship. Create content on the Importance of HVAC Systems in a Modern Home. See website for additional submission details.
03/27/17
3/2/17 Gregurublog Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600-800 word essay on topic: "How to prepare for GRE/GMAT/SAT/ACT exam in the best way". See website for further details. 03/28/17
03/24/17 Advance Dental Scholarships from Advance Dental Clinic General $1,000 scholarship. Submit a 500 word piece of writing describing healthy dental hygiene habits. See website for additional details. 03/30/17
1/27/17 Rebel Magic Arts Scholarship Creative Arts $1,000 scholarship. Send an email of interest to apply.
03/30/17
03/24/17 TLMI Scholarship Graphic or Fine Arts, Management, Marketing, Production $5,000 scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate interest in employment in the tag and label industry and package printing industry. Must be full time junior or senior. 03/31/17
03/10/17 Duffel bags Boy General, Marketing $1,250 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 researched piece of content on topic: "Internet Marketing and Its Importance in Society". See website for details. 03/31/17
03/10/17 Kidguard For Education Essay Scholarship Program General Winner receives $1,500 scholarship; finalist will receive $500 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: "Do you think parents should monitor their childrens' phone and online activities?". See website for additional application details. 03/31/17
03/10/17 Best Reviews Hunt Internet Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on subject: "Internet Marketing and its Importance in Society." See website for additional details. 03/31/17
03/10/17 Jason Kalafat Make a Difference Scholarship (2016) General $500 scholarship to a student who puts forth a thoughtful, creative, and meaningful response to how their dream will make a ncessary and practical change in the world. Submit 750 word essay on topic listed on website. 03/31/17
03/10/17 2016 Shawn Sukumar Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship General $500 scholarship to a student who presents a well-reasoned and practical solution to a problem they see within the criminal justice system. Submit 750 word essay responding to prompt listed on website. 03/31/17
03/10/17 Rising Capital Associates Structured Settlements Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000 or less word essay on topic listed on webisite and including information also listed. 03/31/17
03/10/17 CFI $500 Tuition Scholarships General, Finance $500 scholarship. Complete application form. See website for award criteria. Includes passion for Finance. 03/31/17
3/2/17 David Benowitz Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship General $500 scholarship to applicants with interest in public service. Submit 750 word essay discussing topic listed on website. See website for details. 03/31/17
2/24/17 AGreatCoffee Digital Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further application details. 03/31/17
2/24/17 Jason Kalafat Make a Difference Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 750 word essay responding to the prompt listed on the website. See website for additional application requirements. 03/31/17
2/17/17 Customer Service Scholarships General $5,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000 word essay on the topic of "Think Big" and what that means to you. See website for additional application details. 03/31/17
2/17/17 Serena and Lily Dream Dorm Design Challenge Architecture, General $2,000 scholarship. Submit complete physical or digital rendering of your dream dorm room, including textile swatches, spatial plans, and color scheme, if applicable. See website for additional details. 03/31/17
2/10/17 Better Together STEM Scholarship Primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at time of application $5,000 renewable scholarship. See website for application process. 03/31/17
2/10/17 San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau women Scholarship See description for qualifications Must be member or child, dependent, or grandchild of member of SLO Farm Bureau or Farm Bureau Women, or four year member of SLO Co. 4-H and/or FFA, or graduate of SLO Co. high school and enrolled in Ag related major for 2 years or longer. See application for full details. 03/31/17
2/3/17 The Pearl Source General Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500+ essay on topic: "Pearls are classified as an old fashion jewelry item. How would you market or brand pearls to make them trendy again?" See website for details.
03/31/17
2/3/17 Mental health Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 800-1,000 word essay about who you are and why you believe you deserve to receive this scholarship.
03/31/17
2/3/17 Costcalculator Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word article on topic: Importance of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development. See website for details.
03/31/17
2/3/17 3K Go for the Gold Scholarship   $3,000 scholarship. Must be in high school senior and enrolled/accepted into Engineering program. Complete online application, submit 500-1,000 words discussing one of topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements.
03/31/17
2/3/17 Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Passion for a healthy lifestype or hiking is a must. Submit 500-1,000 words promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during school years and how these habits can be maintained.
03/31/17
2/3/17 SuretyBonds Small Business Scholarship General Three $1,500 scholarships. Must have small business experience. Submit 500-1,000 words about how small business ownership has shaped you into the person you are today. See website for other required information.
03/31/17
2/3/17 Health & Technology 2.0 Scholarship General $1,200 scholarship. Submit 500-850 word essay on one of the subjects listed on website. See website for additional application information.
03/31/17
2/3/17 David Benowitz Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship General David Benowitz Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship
03/31/17
1/27/17 Trekking Pole Reviews Scholarship General Four $1,250 scholarships (2 per semester). Submit 500-1,000 essay answering question: How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future? See website for additional details.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Aquant Annual Scholarship Program Architecture $500 scholarship. See website for application details, which include options for designing bathrooms or bathroom components.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Swegways HQ Digital marketing Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Research an article related to modern technology and submit 1,000+ word essay on the following topic "How will technology evolve in the future?" See website for additional application details.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Create a piece of content between 500-1,000 words promoting a practical approach to healthy lifestyle during high school, college or university years and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime. See website for additional details.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Dolman Law Group College Scholarship Video Essay Contest General $1,100 scholarship. Submit video essay discussing the issue listed on the donor's website.
03/31/17
1/27/17 SmileTutor Quarterly College Student Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay about your goals, aspirations, and motivations as a college student or a soon-to-be college student. See website for additional information.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Sleepopolis $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Create and submit short video (not longer than 5 minutes) that answers the questions listed on the website. See website for additional details.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Facing Acne $2,000 Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Create a short video answering questions on website and upload on YouTube. See website for additional information.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Calcot-Seitz Scholarship Must be from cotton growing area of CA, AZ, NM or TX, studying for a degree in agriculturally-related field (Veterinarian Science not eligible) Varying scholarship amounts from $1,000 to $3,000. Complete online application. Transcripts and letters of recommendation are required. See website for complete details.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship Science $1,200 scholarship to help students majoring in a science field. See website for application requirements, including 1-2 page essay on why you deserve the scholarship. One minute video clip introducing yourself is optional, but recommended.
03/31/17
1/27/17 Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship Business $1,000 scholarship open to undergraduate or graudate student interested in pursuing a career uses analytics. Submissions should tell a story leveraging a data source. See website for complete details.
03/31/17
02/17/17 IES Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Theater Arts $1,000-$5,000 awards. Complete application, including resume, statement of purpose, transcripts and three recommendations. 04/01/17
02/17/17 IES Alan Lucas Educational Scholarships Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Theater Arts At least $1,500. Complete application, including resume, statement of purpose, transcripts and three recommendations. 04/01/17
2/10/17 Project Yellow Light Scholarship General Competition designed to bring about change in driving habits. See website for several different competitions and award amounts. Billboard and radio competition entries due March 1; Video due April 1. 04/01/17
2/3/17 Bluehost Inaugural Internet in Education Scholarship General Three $1,500 scholarships. Submit one-page essay on subject listed on website regarding effect internet has on education. See website for details.
04/1/17
2/3/17 Good College Scholarship - Study Hard Challenge General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 150-250 word essay telling about your study motivation. See website for details.
04/1/17
2/3/17 College Success Scholarship by Study.com General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including short essays.
04/1/17
2/3/17 Western Reserve Herb Society Second year or above, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture $9,500 scholarship for applicants whose horticulture career goals involve teaching/research, sustainable agriculture or work in the public or nonprofit sector. Complete online application, including two essays. See website for details.
04/1/17
2/3/17 Dos Valles Garden Club Ag Scholarships Agriculture Education, Animal Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Conservation, Entomology, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning $1,000 scholarship. Complete application and submit required documents. Applicant must be resident of Valley Center, Pauma Valley, or Rinco and/or have attended school within Valley Center-Pauma USD.
04/1/17
2/3/17 The Rxight Scholarship Program: Supporting Excellence in Pharmacy Studies Health Science; must be pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate or graduate degree in Pharmacy $1,000 scholarship. 3.5 GPA required. Submit online application.
04/1/17
2/3/17 InvestmentZen $1,000 financial Future Scholarship General

 

$1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,500 essay answering one of the questions listed on website regarding financial literacy. See website for further details.

04/1/17
2/3/17 HomeLight Scholarship Architecture, Construction Management, City and Regional Planning, Business, Social Work, Pyschology, Economics, Sociology $1,000 scholarship. Submit short piece of writing that includes subjects listed on website. See website for additional application and qualification details.
04/1/17
02/17/17 LiveCareer Education Opportunities Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 150-350 word essay creating a cover letter for your dream job at your dream company, answering the question "Why should we hire you?" See website for details. 04/03/17
02/17/17 Ray Greenly Scholarship General $1,500 travel scholarship to interact with top retail exec in L.A. at SHOP.ORG, 9/25-9/27, for your chance to earn a $25,000 academic scholarship. Two phase application process. See website for details. 04/03/17
02/24/17 Stop Texting & Driving: $1,000 Video Scholarship Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Create a 30-60 second video on YouTube that convinces us that you will not text and drive. See website for details. 04/03/17
03/24/17 2017 Stephen Donnellan Moss Scholarship in Journalism Journalism; must be sophmore or higher $1,500 scholarship. Submit online application, including 250-500 word essay. See website for details. 04/07/17
02/10/17 Brian Zeiger Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 04/10/17
03/24/17 Kelly & Soto Law 2016 Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,500 scholarship. See website for application information, including 500 or less word essay on The Dangers of Distracted Driving. 04/15/17
03/17/17 MyParentingJournal Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit $1,500 word essay on topic: "Essential factors of a happy modern family." See website for details. Applicants in majors related to family studies and human development are encouraged to apply. 04/15/17
03/17/17 Band with Success Scholarship Award General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including three essay questions. 04/15/17
02/24/17 2017 Surgent CPA Review Scholarship Accounting 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place - $500, 3rd place - $500. Submit 1,000 word or less answering question listed on website. See website for further application details. 04/15/17
02/17/17 A Place For Mom Annual Senior Care Scholarship Social Sciences Five $1,000 scholarships. Complete online student information form and submit 400-700 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 04/15/17
02/17/17 Calaveras Big Trees Association Emily M. Hewitt Memorial 2017 Scholarship Environmental Management and Protection, Parks and Recreation $1,500 scholarship. Complete application, including statement of personal and career goals, resume, and transcripts. 04/15/17
02/17/17 Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest 2017 General First prize - $2,500, 2nd prize - $1,500, 3rd prize - $1,000. Submit application and one page, 500-750 word essay that focuses on Distracted Driving. See website for further information. 04/15/17
02/17/17 Runabees Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay in the area of running, fitness, or sports. See website for additional information. 04/15/17
02/10/17 Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Write 1,000 word essay, or create 5-7 minute video, on any aspect of entrepreneurship. See website for additional details. 04/15/17
02/10/17 Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC Creative Scholarship Program General First prize - $1,000 scholarship, 2nd prize - $500 scholarship. Complete online application, submit a 600 word or 2 minute video creative project addressing topic on website. See website for additional information. 04/15/17
02/10/17 CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest General Two $500 scholarships. Create short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of topics listed on website. See website for submittal instructions. 04/15/17
02/10/17 LFP Online Writing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 04/15/17
02/10/17 BHW Scholarship Women pursuing a degree in STEM areas $3,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 500-800 word essay on one of the topics listed on website. See website for details. 04/15/17
02/10/17 Picture Keeper Scholarship General First place - $1,500, 2nd place - $1,000, 3rd place - Picture Keeper Connect. Submit 200-300 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 04/15/17
02/17/17 2017 HonorsGraU Multimedia Scholarship General, Art and Design Five $1,000 awards. Application process includes submiting a project in an artistic medium. See website for details. 04/16/17
02/17/17 2017 First Annual Best 10 Website Builders Web Design Scholarship General $1,500 grand prize; $1,000 2nd prize, $500 3rd prize. Submit 750-1,750 word essay on one of topics listed on website. Go to webiste for additional details. 04/17/17
02/17/17 Michigan Injury Lawyers College Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website regarding drinking and driving. See website for additional details. 04/20/17
02/17/17 Compare.com $5,000 Scholarship Opportunity General $5,000 scholarship. Complete application. See website for instructions and additional documents required, including essay. 04/20/17
02/24/17 Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program - 2017 Annual Essay Contest General First place - $1,000, 2nd place - $750, 3rd place - $500. Submit 750-1,000 word essay explaining how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. See website for additional details. 04/21/17
02/17/17 Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship African-American or black students pursing a major and career in a Performing Arts Up to $3,000 each for up to 10 students. See website for application details, including 500-1,000 personal statement and 2 minute visual recording sample. See website for additional qualifications and application details. 04/21/17
02/17/17 Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship African-American or black students pursing a major and career in a Visual Art Up to $3,000 each for up to 10 students. See website for application details, including 500-1,000 personal statement and 5 original pieces of artwork from the art genre for which you are applying. See website for additional qualifications and application details. 04/21/17
02/17/17 The $1,000 Sleep Ridiculously Well Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay on topic listed on website regarding sleep. See website for additional details. 04/21/17
02/17/17 Ronald D. Weiss, P.C. $2,500 College Scholarship Contest General $2,500 scholarships. Submit essay on topic listed on website regarding student debt and bankruptcy. See website for details. 04/21/17
02/17/17 RentalChoice.com Business Scholarship Business, General $5,000 scholarship. Submit a 600-850 word article written by you that has anything to do with business in general. If you are not sure what to write you can get inspiration from donor's blog. 04/21/17
02/24/17 JobApplication Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Application process includes answering questions listed on website. See website for further instructions. 4/25/17
02/24/17 Albertson & Davidson $2,500 Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further information. 4/26/17
03/24/17 2017 PAPA Legacy Scholarship Must have completed first year of college/Parent must be current PAPA member $1,500 scholarship. Submit short resume, 300-500 word one-page essay describing career goals. See website for additional requirements. 4/28/17
03/24/17 2017 PAPA Legacy Ag/Horticulture Scholarship Agriculture major; must have completed first year of college $2,500 scholarship. Submit short resume, 300-500 word one-page essay describing career goals. See website for additional requirements. 4/28/17
03/17/17 Wpromote Digital Marketing Scholarship General First place - MacBook Pro + $500 cash, 2nd place $750 cash, 3rd place $500 cash. Create a minimum 500 word blog post answering the question listed on website. See website for additional information. 04/28/17
02/24/17 Comparakeet Scholarship Progam General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word opinion pice on topic listed on website. See website for additional application information. 4/28/17
02/24/17 Best Online Courses Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-2,000 word piece of content on topic: "Why is programming so important in the modern world?" See website for further details. 4/28/17
03/17/17 The Rising Capital Associates Structured Settlements Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000 word or less essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 4/30/17
03/17/17 Surgent CPA Review Scholarship Accounting $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000 word or less essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 4/30/17
03/17/17 Holliday Karatinos Law Firm 2017 College Scholarship General First prize - $2,500, 2nd prize - $1,500, 3rd prize - $500. Submit 600 word essay with focus on: Personal Injury - Consussions in Sports. See website for additional application requirements. 4/30/17
03/17/17 3K Go for the Gold Scholarship Engineering $3,000 scholarship. Must be in high school senior and enrolled/accepted into Engineering program. Complete online application, submit 500-1,000 words discussing one of topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 4/30/17
03/02/17 Spring 2017 LabRoots Scholarship STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) $3,000 merit-based scholarship. Application process includes 250+ word proposal of intent (can include current or future project, desired field of study, etc.). See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship General Three $2,000 scholarships. Submit 2,000-2,500 word essay on topic listed on website, and complete online application. See website for details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 LostGolfBalls.com Golf Tips Scholarship Graduating High School Sr. $1,500 schoalrship. To apply, email 1-2 minute video demonstrating your golf tip, an electronic copy of your high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation. See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 EssayHub Community Sponsored Essay Writing Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on one of the 10 topics listed on website. See website for additional information. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 CCAR Scholarship Business, Marketing, Communications, Real Estate; must have completed one year of full-time college study Up to $5,000 for each qualifying student. Submit application to include your most recent transcript, at least one letter from instructor, personal essay. See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 2017 Kitchen Cabinet Kings Entrepreneur Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including up to 1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Custody X Change Giving Program Single Parent $500 summer scholarship. Apply by email, including 400-500 word essay on topic: "How will you use your education to improve your family?" See website for further information. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 17oxen Digital Marketing Scholarship Marketing, Business, IT, Communications $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on the topic: "Importance of Digital Marketing in 2017." See website for details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 The Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on how you planned to pay for your college education. See website for additional information. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Marks & Harrison Scholarship Program - 2017 Annual Scholarship Competition   First prize - $2,500, 2nd prize - $1,500, 3rd prize - $1,000. Submit 600 word or less essay, or two minute or shorter video, on topic listed on website regarding distracted driving. See website for details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 BuyBulkWEbTraffice $1,000 Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-900 word essay under the category Business Development or Online Marketing. Other requirements include small faculty recommendaton video. See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Ark Law Group "Student Voices" Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-900 word essay under the category Business Development or Online Marketing. Other requirements include small faculty recommendaton video. See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 North Coast Financial $500 Scholarship Business, Finance $500 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Frances & Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship U.S. Veteran or Child of U.S. Veteran $5,000 scholarship. Submit 700-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website, plus additional documents requested. See website for details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 2017 Charles P. Lake/Rain for Rent Scholarship 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. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Venture Resorts 2017 Volunteer Scholarship Program General 1st place - $2,000, 2nd place - $1,000. Must must have performed at least 10 hours of volunteer work over past 2 years. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on why you chose to volunteer with a community organization and how the experience changed your life. See website for further details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 SaveBee Scholarship Program 2017 Graduate Students $500 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: "How does this scholarship program provide you financial assistance?" See website for additional details. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Carpet & Flooring Liquidators Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: Why are you a good candidate to receive this award? Complete online application. 4/30/2017
03/02/17 Activia Training US Scholarship General Submit short (no more than 4 minutes) video or maximum 500 word essay addressing one of the questions on website and fill out online entry form. Video winner will receive $500, essay format winner will receive $250. 4/30/2017
03/17/17 Core Values Scholarship Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay entitled "Core Values Scholarship" and addressing the prompt on the website. See website for details. 05/01/17
03/17/17 Hairspiration Organic Hair Products Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on the subject of organic and cruelty-free hair products. See website for details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 CFMA Silicon Valley Chapter Construction, Finance; must be resident or student in Bay Area (Santa Clara, San Mateo, Monterey, or Alameda Counties, San Benito, or Santa Cruz Counties) First place - $7,500, 2nd place - $5,000, 3rd place - $2,500. Must be interested in a finance or construction related career or be related to an employee of a CFMa-SV member company. Also see residence requirement. See scholarship pdf for other qualifications and application details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 HALO Branded Solutions Scholarship Contest General 1st place $1,500, 2nd place $1,000, 3rd place $500. Submit 400-600 word essay in response to one of essay prompts on website. See website for details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 Shine Roofing Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit 500+ word essay describing a person who has inspired your life. See website for additional application details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 BestAntiAgingSerum.com Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit essay titled: Why Our Vain Society Is Advancing Anti Aging Treatments So Rapidly" and complete online form. See website for further details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 The Law Offices of Randolph Rice $1,500 College Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 05/01/17
03/10/17 Drone Business Marketer The Emerging Industry Business and Marketing Scholarship Business, Marketing, Economics, General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 Quicken Loans Scholarship Essay Contest General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 700-1,500 essay on topic: "Money-saving tips for college students" and complete online entry form. See website for details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 2016-17 LEGEND Compression Wear $500 Scholarship Contest
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$500 scholarship. Complete online entry form and submit 500 word blog about "What it means to be a LEGEND in my life". See website for further details. 05/01/17
03/10/17 John Cambra Agriculture/Mechanics Scholarship Agriculture Scholarship winners will receive an award of at least $250. Must be enrolled in course of study pertaining to agriculture or mechanics for the coming academic year. Complete and mail application. See pdf for complete application information. 05/01/17
03/10/17 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. 05/01/17
03/10/17 Find Tutors Near Me Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay describing a person who has inspired you. Tell us about the person Who was she or he to you? What did they do to inspire you? See website for submission information. 05/01/17
3/17/17 StudySoup Women in Technology Scholarship Program Female Student studying Computer Science or Computer Programming $1,000 scholarship. Complete on line application. 5/5/17
3/17/17 MyPrivateTutor's $3,000 Essay Scholarship General Two $1,500 scholarships. Tell how you were able to tutor someone and help them solve a problem that deals with educational or vocational efficiency. Article should be 700-1,200 words. See website for details. 5/9/17
3/17/17 McEwen + Kestner - Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay answering question listed on website. See website for additional information. 5/10/17
3/17/17 Reilly roofing $1,000 Yearly Business Scholarship General, Business $1,000 scholarship. Transform your entrepreneurship idea into a business plan. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic: "How would you start a local business". See website for further details. 5/14/17
3/24/17 Couponing in College $2,000 Scholarship Essay Contest General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word article on your best strategies for using coupons to save money in college. See website for additional information. 5/15/17
3/17/17 SeniorCare Againg Matters Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 800-1,000 word essay on topic: Why Aging Matters to You. 5/15/17
3/17/17 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. 5/15/17
3/17/17 Citrix RightSignature Signature Stories Scholarship Contest General First place - $5,000, 2nd place - $3,000, 3rd place - $2,000. Submit 600-800 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 05/15/17
3/17/17 Thomas L. Dickson $1,000 College Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1-3 minute video essay on topic: "Is getting a law degree still a good investment?" See website for additional details. 05/15/17
3/17/17 Application.Careers $500 Scholarship Contest General $500 scholarship. Complete scholarship application form and create a 3-5 minute video as per directions on website. See website for complete details. 05/15/17
3/17/17 Nerd Advisors The Technical Generation Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Provide information requested, including 500 word essay responses to two of the topics listed on website. See website for details. 05/18/17
3/17/17 Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship African-American or black students pursing any major Scholarship amount varies ($400-$8,200). See website for application details, including 500-1,000 personal statement. 05/19/17
02/10/17 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
08/12/16 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
11/13/15 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
04/06/16 $2,500 Discover Student Loans 2016 Scholarship Award General $2,500 scholarships. Apply by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college. Earn up to three additional entries by sharing on Facebook, Twitter and/or email and your friend enters via the link in your share. Open through February 28, 2017; winners randomly drawn on 6/8/16, 9/6/16, 12/6/16 and 3/7/17.
Quarterly
11/18/16 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
07/21/16 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
01/08/16 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest General Monthly chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Submit 200-900 essay on monthly topic.
Monthly
11/4/2015 Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers 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.
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10/2/2015 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
6/26/2015 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
4/24/2014 "No Essay" Scholarship General Sign up to receive a $2,000 scholarship. Winners randomly chosen by drawing each month.
Monthly
1/9/2015 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
5/29/2015 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
3/17/2016 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
02/26/16 PromisePay Scholarship for Marketers and Future Business Leaders General $1,000AUD scholarship. Must be studying at an accredited international university or college. To apply, email scholarships@promispay.com with whatever you think will put you in the best position to win the scholarship. There are no limits. Write a song, a poem, whatever you think will showcase creativity, innovation, invention and ingenuity.
Open
5/30/2014 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. Scholarships are considered throughout the year, as applications come in.
Open
5/8/2015 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 converences. See link for further application details.
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4/24/2014 Solano Association of Realtors Foundation Scholarship General Applicants must reside within the boundaries and jurisdiction of the Solano Association of Realtors®, (Southern Solano County including Benicia, Vallejo, Green Valley and 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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4/24/2014 AIR-Jules B. Altemus Scholarship Fund Business, Architecture Supports outstanding students specializing in commerical real estate. Corrected mailing address: 500 N. Brand Blvd., Ste. 900, Glendale, CA 91203. See website for additional details
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