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
01/05/18 Anthony Ihedoha Anaebrere, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Must be a Nigerian-born or first generation Nigerian-American student $1,000 scholarship. Email apply@aiascholarship.com to receive a scholarship application.  02/18/18
01/12/18 Mobile-Signal-Booster.co.uk Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit minimum 1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 02/20/18
01/05/18 Learning Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 700 word essay on the topic of learning. See website for details. 02/20/18
01/05/18 Innovation Scholarship 2018: Social Media Through the Years At least five years of experience using social media $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic: "Social Media Through the Years". See website for additional requirements. 02/20/18
01/05/18 ITS California 2018 Scholarships for Studies in Intelligent Transportation Systems Civil Engineering, City and Regional Planning $2,500 scholarship. See website for application requirements, including letters of reference and up to 500 word essay indicating career objectives and particular interests in ITS. 02/20/18
01/05/18 The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit the first chapter (1,500-7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published. See website for additional information. 02/21/18
01/05/18 Oxagile Annual Virtual Reality Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit approximately 800 word essay on topic: "How Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?". See website for more details. 02/22/18
01/26/18 Nerdy Bot Scholarship General 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place - $600, 3rd place - $400. Submit up to 500 word essay on topic: "How can Artificial Intelligence help you with your studies?" See website for additional information. 02/28/18
01/05/18 SnowPak Scholarship Business $3,000 scholarship. Send resume and cover letter to email listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 02/28/18
02/09/18 Green Environment Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 02/25/18
01/05/18 The Western Reserve Herb Society Horticulture Scholarship from Frances Sylvia Zverina Student who plans a career in horticulture and allied fields; must have completed 2nd year of undergraduate study. $9,000 need based scholarship. Complete online application, including essays. 02/28/18
01/05/18 The Western Reserve Herb Society Horticulture Scholarship Horticulture, Agriculture, Botany; must have completed 2nd year of undergraduate study. $7,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including essays. 02/28/18
01/05/18 Polito & Associates, LLC $2,500 Scholarship Contest General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 600 word essay answering question listed on website regarding distracted driving. See website for details. 02/28/18
01/05/18 Credible $2,500 Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application form. You can share your referral link with friends for bonus entries. 02/28/18
01/05/18 Social Aid Scholarship General $750 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on topic: "How to interact on social media effectively." See website for more information. 02/28/18
01/05/18 Military Scholarship Essay Contest for Military Personnel, Veterans, and Spouses Must be military active duty, honorably discharged, veteran, or spouse from any branch of the military. $1,000 scholarship. Submit 250 word essay in response to question listed on website. 02/28/18
01/05/18 Consumer Action Law Group General Three $500 scholarships. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website.  02/28/18
02/09/18 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit online application, plus answers to the prompts listed on website. 03/01/18
01/05/18 The John Jesensky Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit at least 500 word essay on topic: "What kind of impact does music really make on society?" See website for details. 03/01/18
01/05/18 Pure Himalayan Shilajit Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 500-1,000 essay on topic: "The Future of Health: Ayurveda vs Modern Medicine." 03/01/18
01/05/18 Continued Learning Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-800 word essay on topic: "Continued Learning After Retirement." See website for details. 03/01/18
01/05/18 Qualify Me! Scholarship General 1st place - $2,000, 1st runner-up - $750, 2nd runner-up $750. Submit at least 1,000 word essay on topic: "What does lifelong learning mean to you?". See website for details. 03/01/18
01/05/18 FoxyTrades Scholars Program Business, Finance $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: "Why I Decided to Study Finance." See website for additional details. 03/01/18
01/12/18 A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship General $1,000, $500, and $250 scholarships. Submit at least 1,000 word essay on topic related to website. See website for suggestions and other information. 03/10/18
01/12/18 $1,500 Nature-Saving Scholarship for Students General 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place $500. Create an original list of nature-saving rules, according to the requirements listed on website. 03/11/18
01/12/18 Summer Scholarship Program by Lolepicshop General 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place - $600, 3rd place - $400. Should be passionate about gaming, particularly LoL. Create a unique setting, character and back-story based off of LoL using no more than 750 words.  03/12/18
02/16/18 The CANERS Foundation Scholarship Horticulture, Agribusiness related to Horticulture Complete application on donor website. Open to students enrolled in program related to nursery industry or in horticulture related field. See website for application requirements, including transcripts and reference letters.  03/15/15
01/19/18 Michigan Injury Lawyers Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further information. 03/15/18
01/19/18 JobSource1 Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on topic: "What are the attributes of a good resume and why are good resumes so important?" See website for details. 03/15/18
01/12/18 $1,000 Adventure Story Scholarship Campaign   $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic: "Adventure trip stories in the USA or any part of Europe." See website for details. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Digital Savvy Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit minimum 1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 03/15/18
01/12/18 2018 IFEC Scholarship Preparing for a career in writing or public relations within the food-service or food and beverage industry. The number and amounts of the scholarships may vary. In recent years four to six awards in amounts of $1,500 to $4,000 have been granted. Complete and submit application. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Clash of Clans Lovers $2,000 Digital marketing Scholarship Marketing, Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Programming, Communications, General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "Digital Marketing and Its Importance in Society." See website for details. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Ukulele Music Info Musical Studies Scholarship Music major $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay describing why you strive to pursue a degree in music and develop in the field, or 1-3 minute video showcasing your musical abilities. See website for details. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship General  $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-800 word essay on topics listed on website. See website for details and further requirements. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Milwaukee Roofing Inc. Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit online application, including minimum 1,000 word essay on topic "How to choose the best roofing contractor." 03/15/18
01/12/18 The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1-2 minute video on topic listed on website. See website for details. 03/15/18
01/12/18 Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Additional Awareness Scholarship Must possess a history of raising alcohol addiction awareness $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay in response to one of questions listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 03/15/18
02/09/18 California Women for Agriculture - Women Pursuing Degrees in Agriculture Scholarship Female resident or graduate from Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County majoring in Ag or related area Scholarships range from $500 to $2,000. Submit application for and additional documents as per pdf. 03/19/17
02/09/18 California Women for Agriculture - Farm Worker Scholarship Female resident or graduate from Monterey, San Benito or Santa Cruz County and employed as a farm laborer (see pdf for other eligibility) Scholarships range from $500 to $2,000. Submit application for and additional documents as per pdf. 03/19/17
02/09/18 Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada Architectural Scholarship for the Study of Concrete Masonry Returning Architecture student $500 scholarship. Complete application and submit faculty recommendation and answer to multi-part question on application. 03/19/18
02/09/18 Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada Engineering Scholarship for the Study of Concrete Masonry Returning Engineering student $500 scholarship. Complete application and submit faculty recommendation and answer to multi-part question on application. 03/19/18
02/09/18 Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada Ben Fry Memorial Scholarship Students who have successfully completed a Coop with one of CMACN's Producer Member companies (found on CMACN website) $2,000 scholarship. Complete application and submit faculty recommendation and answer to multi-part question on application. 03/19/18
01/19/18 GetGamesGo.com Young Marketers's Scholarship Marketing, General $750 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 essay on any topic related to donor website, 500 word or less personal essay, resume or CV, and enrollment confirmation. See website for details. 03/20/18
01/19/18 MyToolsGallery Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topics listed on website. See website for details. 03/20/18
02/16/18 Annual Scholarship Award from the San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace Junior or Senior standing at time of application; Legal residence must be in San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara Counties. $1,500 scholarship. Applicants must have career goals that will have a positive impact on the physical, social or political environment. Submit essay as per website and additional requested documents. 03/21/18
01/26/18 Instant Loans 24 Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 750+ word essay and a video or an infographic on one of the topics listed on website. See website for further information 03/25/18
01/19/18 Place4Tech Scholarship General $500 scholars. Submit article, essay or info graphics in at least 1,000 words on any topic but related to web site. See website for additional requirements. 03/25/18
01/19/18 ReviewLatest.com Scholarship Program General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay about a product you have. See website for additional information. 03/25/18
01/26/18 Tankless Water Heater Scholarship for Skilled Writers Engineering, General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 03/30/18
01/26/18 Scholarship Opportunity by Top Cooling Fan General Winner - $500, 1st runner-up - $300, 2nd runner-up $200. Engineering students highly encouraged to apply. Submit 700-3,000 word article on a DIY project. See website for further details. 03/30/18
01/26/18 HouseholdQuotes Scholarship 2018 General $1,250 scholarship. Submit 750-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 03/30/18
01/26/18 Bikejar Scholarship "Cycling in Campus Life" General $1,000 scholarship. Submit video riding your bike on campus. Upload to YouTube or video sharing site. See website for details. 03/30/17
01/26/18 $500 Looper Pedal Scholarship by Best Looper Pedals Guides General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 03/30/18
01/26/18 The Law Offices of George Salinas Scholarships General $1,250 scholarship. Submit 600 word essay answering question on website. See website for additional requirements.  03/30/18
01/26/18 11 Must Scholarship 5ch01a5hip5ch01a5hip5ch01a5hip5ch01a5hip $500 and $1,000 scholarships. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic "How the latest technology is making our life easier." See website for additional information. 03/30/18
01/26/18 SavingsFree Annual Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. See website for criteria. Fill out application form and provide additional information requested. 03/30/18
01/26/18 Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship Business, Journalism, Law, Medical, Social Work $2,500 scholarship.  Submit official application form and 250 word maximum essay addressing the items listed on website. 03/30/18
02/16/18 KNR Legal Don't Text and Drive Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit additional required documents. Applicants required to develop a plan to persuade young adults from texting and driving. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women Female College Students $1,000 undergraduate scholarship. Submit 500 word maximum essay on prompt listed on website. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Techsglobe Digital Marketing Scholarship Business, Communications, Web-Based Technology $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "Android O, Officially called as OREO." See website for more details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 The Commaful Annual National Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ essay explaining what you are passionate about, or 3 short stories that show why yo are a unique storyteller. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Key Thinkers Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application form, including 500-750 word essay on topic listed on website. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Fundbox Future Small business Owner Scholarship General 1st prize - $2,000, 2nd prize - $1,000, third prize - $500. Submit 1,000 word or less essay on topic presented on website. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further information and requirements. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Nicholas Braswell Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest General $500 scholarship. Must possess an interest in community building. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Virgina Beach Defense Group Future Resources Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Must demonstrate a continued interest in environmental stewardship and the protection of natural resources. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Conex Boxes, Inc. $1,000 Scholarship Program Business, Business Management, Marketing $1,000 scholarship. Submit 900 word essay answering the two questions listed on website. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Loans Made Easy Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ essay on topic: "How to find a perfect home loan". See website for additional requirements. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Momma's Best Memory Foam Mattress Guide General $5,000 scholarship. Submit $1,000 word article/essay on "How essential is good sleep for better efficiency". See website for additional details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay answering the two questions listed on website. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Sober Times Addiction and Recovery Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit approximately 1,000 word essay describing how you have fought, or plan to fight, against substance abuse and addiction. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Hostinger Hosting College Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic: How internet entrepreneurs can succeed in a busy marketplace. See website for more details. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Seasons in Malibu 2018 Annual Scholarship Studying to become a mental health professional $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 800 word essay about the importance of mental health and what you hope to do with your career as a mental health professional.  03/31/18
02/02/18 UK Contact Numbers Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit video and accompanying narrative addressing the topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Lemberg Law "American Dream" $1,250 Undergraduate Scholarship Pre-Law student who are immigrants and are U.S. Citizens, DACA recipients or legal permanent residents $1,250 scholarship. Submit approximately 400 word essay about interesting differences between the U.S. legal system and that of your country of origin. 03/31/18
02/02/18 Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on why you are studying your chosen field and what good health means to you. See website for details. 03/31/18
02/16/18 The PowerScout Smart Energy Home Scholarship Award General $500 scholarship. Submit ~1,000 word essay and/or create a ~2 minute video about a clean tech topic of interest. See website for details. 04/01/18
02/16/18 The InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,500 word essay answering the questions listed on website. 04/01/18
02/16/18 VIP Women in Technology Scholarship Program Women planning a career in Computer Science, IT, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or related field. Grants up to $2,500 per recipient. See application instructions in pdf.  04/01/18
02/09/18 Creston Women's Club Scholarship Students living in the Creston Advisory Board service area (see map in pdf) Scholarship amounts vary. Complete application, and submit requested documents as per pdf. 04/01/18
02/09/18 Key Exteriors $1,500 scholarship Business, Logistics, Marketing, General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 04/01/18
02/09/18 Price It Here, Inc. 2018 Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500+ word essay answering the three questions listed on website. See website for more information. 04/01/18
02/09/18 College Success Scholarship by Study.com General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application. See website for additional information. 04/01/18
02/09/18 Scholarship Award by White Sage Spa (WSS) General $500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 750-1,100 word essay on topic: "How to be your own life coach." See website for details. 04/01/18
02/09/18 The Rusty Tweed Economics Scholarship General, Economics $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 600 word essay on topic: "Why does economics matter to you?". See website for additional information.  04/01/18
02/09/18 Lawn Maintenance Master Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 750+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 04/01/18
02/09/18 S3 Fellowship Award for Art & Design Students Art, Design, or related fields $1,000 award. Complete online application, including 1-2 page essay on topic: "Your Most Significant Art or Craft Project." 04/01/18
02/09/18 Mr.footcare.com Scholarship Medical field $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "Why You Want to Because a Medical Professional."  04/01/18
02/09/18 Women in Computing Scholarship $1,000 Annual Award Female Students $1,000 scholarship. Submit essays answering the three questions listed on website. 04/01/18
02/09/18 Exact Data "See the World" Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application. See website for additional requirements. 04/01/18
02/09/18 Cohen & Jaffe, LLP College Scholarship Students entering their first year of undergrad only $1,000 scholarship - first prize, $500 - runner up, three $250 honorable mentions. Submit 500-750 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 04/02/18
2/2/2018 Santa Maria Valley Contractors Association Construction Management, Construction Related Major Scholarships available to full-time students majoring in or pursuing subjects related to the field of construction. Submit 500-1,000 word essay. See .pdf for application instructions and essay topic 4/10/2018
2/16/2018 Calaveras Big Trees Association - Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship Environmental Protection, Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Parks and Recreation, Park Management, Environmental Law and Public Policy, Environmental Art, and related subjects $1,500 scholarship for student whose career goals clearly coincide with Emily M. Hewitt's interest in communicating and interpreting nature's wonder. See website for application requirements. 4/15/2018
2/16/2018 Gaming Geroid Essay Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 4/15/2018
2/16/2018 Samer Habbas & Associates Scholarship May 2018 General $2,500 scholarship. Submit ~2,000 word essay about an accident you or your loved one experienced and how you faced the aftermath. See website for more details. 4/15/2018
2/16/2018 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 additional information. 4/15/2018
2/16/2018 Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit Carefully researched and composed essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words. See website for additional information. 4/15/2018
02/16/18 Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest 2018 General First prize - $2,500, second prize - $1,500, third prize - $1,000. Submit 500-750 word essay focused on the topic listed on website regarding Teen Driving. See website for additional requirements. 04/15/18
02/16/18 Glenn-Colusa CattleWomen and Cattlemen Scholarship Must be graduate of a Glenn or Colusa County high school $2,000 scholarship. Complete application contained in pdf.  04/15/18
02/16/18 CGStudio 2018 Spring Scholarship General 1st place - $1,500, 2nd place - $1,000. Research and write 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "Influential and Inspirational Digital Artists". See website for additional details. 04/16/18
02/16/18 $1,000 airtoolresources.com Annual Scholarship Award General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 80 word essay on topic: "Top 5 Best Air Compressors in the Market", plus one-minute video presentation to explain your essay. See website for details. 04/17/18
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
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
02/16/18 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
10/27/17 $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
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 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 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. Open

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