Off-Campus Scholarships

The following scholarships are sponsored by outside agencies and are not affiliated with Stanislaus State. Please remember that applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships is FREE and you do not have to pay anyone for a scholarship or scholarship information. Also, the Financial Aid and Scholarship office does not process or request scholarship information over the phone. If you have any questions about scholarship information or application, please contact the Financial Aid Office. Please contact the agencies directly with any questions regarding application materials and the award selection process for the scholarships listed.

DACA/Dreamers Scholarships

External Scholarships Sites & Applications Who Can Apply Deadline

Chairish Scholarship

Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA.
Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application.
Must be a permanent legal U.S. resident physically residing in the fifty United States of America or the District of Columbia.
Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
Open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations

January 1st, & June 30th
Education.com Empowered Future Teachers

$10000 & two $5000 - Eligibility varies

January 1st & June 30th
Golden1 Credit Union Scholarship

Student or student's parent/guardian has been a Golden 1 member for at least one year.

Student is involved in community volunteer and extracurricular activities                 

Minimum GPA of 3.00                                     
See website for additional criteria

 Accepting applications through January 31st
District 5220 Rotary International Scholarship

Qualified candidates for its District Scholar program for students planning to do graduate work during the 2020-2021 school year at the Master’s, Doctorate or Post-Doctorate degree level. 
 
District 5220 covers the area from Madera in the South, to Galt in the North, from Tracy in the West, to Yosemite in the East. The District Scholar application process is open to current college seniors and graduate students who meet one of the following three criteria: 
 
• Students attending a university within District 5220
• Students whose permanent address is within District 5220 but attending a university outside District 5220 (including internationally)
• Students from another country sponsored by a club in District 5220 but attending a university within District 5220. More information

January 31st

Live Bearded Scholarship

Must be enrolled in a College or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below).
For applicants under the age of 18, you must have permission from a parent or a legal guardian.
Must apply to the scholarship via the link provided. You must provide your full name, .edu email, target graduation year and the name of your academic institution.
Our $2,500 scholarship can be used for any education-related expense, including: tuition, textbooks, course material and any other education-related expense that you may come across.

February 1st & August 1st
California Strawberry Scholarships Scholarships for children of strawberry farm workers, awards start from $400 to $5,000 and can be renewed annually        *Must have at least one parent who is a strawberry field worker in California                   
*Full-time enrollment is required            
*Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher
Feb 15th(new applicants)  February 1st (current recipients)

Sallie Mae- Bridging the Dream Scholarship

Current and future graduate students  for their graduate or professional degree. All degree specializations.

February 15th
James Madison Graduate Fellowship For students who plan to become secondary school social studies teachers                           
* Must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. national           
* Must be a teacher or plan to become a teacher of American history, American government, or social studies at a secondary school level                                                          
* Must possess a bachelor's degree or plan to receive a bachelor's degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying
* Must wait at least three years from the time that any previous graduate degree was awarded before applying for a James Madison Fellowship
March 1st of each year

Greater than Gatsby Annual Scholarship

You must be a recently accepted high-school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States.
You must be majoring in any type of art, communications, English, film, fine arts, journalism, multimedia, photography and visual arts.
You must be able to provide proof of your identity if you are chosen as the winner.  Qualified ID is a student id or driver’s license.

March 1st
Stanislaus Community Foundation Scholarship For students of Stanislaus County or any student entering any college or university in Stanislaus County                        *Students must maintain a B average or above during senior year in high school and the year in which the scholarship is received March 9th
Kitchen Cabinet Kings Scholarship

Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.

March 31st
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program. This scholarship is offered nationwide to United States citizens. Students must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible. March 31st and December 1st

Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation

Candidates may either be undergraduate or graduate students. All applicants must strickly comply with the application process and fully meet all of the following requirements:             

*Be Full-time resident of Contra Costa  County     

*Have already completed ONE YEAR of full-time college study; i.e., cannot be incoming freshmen

*Be currently enrolled full-time in college

*Have completed courses of study that reflects an emphasis on real estate, finance, business, accounting, marketing, communications and/or economics                                          

*Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher     
April 30th
Perkinslevin Scholarship US Citizens currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college June 1st

EMC - The Hellen Bodin Harris Scholarship for Nursing Ed.

available to Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses who have enrolled, or are enrolling, in accredited college courses. Applicants must be employed full time or part time and actively at work (not on a leave of absence). Applicants must also have fulfilled a minimum of six months’ continuous service with their current employer.

June 28th 

EMC - The Rose M. Smith  Scholarship for Nursing Ed.

available to Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses who have enrolled, or are enrolling, in accredited college courses. Applicants must be employed full time or part time and actively at work (not on a leave of absence). Applicants must also have fulfilled a minimum of six months’ continuous service with their current employer.

June 28th
EMC - The Marian Smith Palmer Scholarship for Nursing Ed.

available to Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses who have enrolled, or are enrolling, in accredited college courses. Applicants must be employed full time or part time and actively at work (not on a leave of absence). Applicants must also have fulfilled a minimum of six months’ continuous service with their current employer.

June 28th

EMC - The Margaret & Roy Endsley Scholarship for Nursing Ed.

available to Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses who have enrolled, or are enrolling, in accredited college courses at CSU Stanislaus. Applicants must be employed full time or part time and actively at work (not on a leave of absence). Applicants must also have fulfilled a minimum of six months’ continuous service with their current employer.

June 28th

WhatStorage Scholarship

All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
Domestic or international students may apply.

June 30th

Education.com - From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship

Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
Open to students from all states.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment.
Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree
Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service, if applicable.
Extracurriculars at school
Honors/Awards
Community Service
List of Employment (if applicable)
If selected, you must provide an official high school transcript for GPA and college enrollment verification.

June 30th

Abbreviation Finder Scholarship

$7000 Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.

July 1st
BambooHR

$5000- Enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America
18 years or older
Not a family member of a BambooHR employee

July 19th

The FamilyAssets Scholarship

You must be either volunteering providing services to seniors or helping take care of an elderly relative at home.

You must be enrolled in an accredited university in the United States.

                                             

August 1st

International Business Communication Scholarship

Applicant must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university within the United States or abroad. GPA of 3.0 or higher, not open to graduate students or high school students entering college.

October 1st

Course Hero Get There Scholarship

Applicants must create a free Course Hero account and complete the application form.

October 15th
Greenpal Scholarship

Student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED. 
All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and have declared a major or minor in Business, Economics or Finance

October 15th

Edupapers Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently studying at a university or college anywhere in the world.

October 30th, 2019
Course Hero Academic Hero Scholarship

Create a free Course Hero account.
3.0 minimum GPA, Age: 16 and over
A detailed and well-written essay response
Enrollment in a US high school or college

October 31st

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

$3000 To enter, please write a 500-800-word essay

October 31st
LWV League of Women Voters of Stanislaus County Scholarship $1000 - 

Open to CSUS students with Junior or Senior status as of Fall Semester 2019 with a current GPA of 2.5.
• A Political Science Major or Minor or membership in the Political Science Society is encouraged but not required.
• Prior or current civic engagement concerning the League of Women Voters ideals e.g. right to vote, responsible government, or equal rights, any civic activity, political or civil organizations/activities is required. Application

October 31st
     

Create and Go Design You Future Scholarship

All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
An interest in writing and/or blogging

November 1st
AHSIE Scholarship

-First-Generation college student
Attend an HSI in U.S. or Puerto Rico
-Currently working under or with/or employed by a HSI grant
-Enrolled full-time in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
-Pell-eligible (undergraduate applicants only)
-Undocumented students are eligible to apply
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Completed application (including 3 imbedded short essays)
-Scholarship recipients must attend the AHSIE Conference

November 11th
Soroptimist: Best for Women's "Live your Dream" Award For women who are the primary financial support for their family and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program Begins July 1st - November 15th each year
Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship Must be currently enrolled with an accredited U.S. college, university, or trade school.
Must be a current undergraduate majoring in dance, theater, music, performing arts or related field.
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
November 15th

Leesa Social Impact Scholarship

1.Accepted or enrolled at an accredited College or University. 
2. Demonstrate a commitment to social action.
3. Must have a 3.0 Cumulative GPA (on 4.0 scale) or higher.

November 15th
Business Plan Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

November 15th
Hired Scholarship

$5000 by yearly--The Hired Scholarship is open to undergraduates and graduate students currently registered at an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the United States. There is no specific major or GPA requirement.

November 15th
Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology

You are a full-time student enrolled at an accredited public or private (non-profit) US-based college or university.
You must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater                            You must submit an unofficial copy of your transcript
Eligible Majors/Minors :  Computer Science,Technology, Computer Information Systems, InformationTechnology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Multimedia Computing, Other Technology Majors/Minors
Not Included in the Above List May Be Considered Upon Review By Selection Committee.

Spring November 30th - Fall July 31st
Griswold Home Care Scholarship Student must currently be enrolled in a higher education program, or you must be a senior in high school with definite plans to enroll in a program next year. November 30th

Think Conveyancing Financial Literacy Scholarship

You must be aged between 16 to 34, and currently enrolled at an educational institution, part-time or full-time.

November 30th
timeclockG Scholarship

$2500 must be attending college in the Spring 2020 semester or quarter. Applicants can be high school seniors or current college students. The winner must provide documentation verifying that they will be a student for Spring 2020 and provide proof that they will be furthering their education at an accredited community college, online college, or university. 

November 30th
Sixt Scholars Scholarship

Five $5,000 scholarships awards for undergraduate study
First 500 valid applicants will be considered
Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020
Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
Financial need will be considered

November 30th

Saturncube Technologies Scholarship

A high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited university or
A current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university.

December 1st

Recordsfinder Scholarship

You must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full time*.            
*You must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school that is approved by the U.S. Department of Education and allowed to participate in financial aid programs.                                                          
You must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Grants are not renewable; you must apply each year and start fresh with a new application.
To be eligible in future years, you must demonstrate your academic progress through advancement. If you do not meet these specific requirements, you will need to provide college transcripts (unofficial) and a statement of explanation as to any limitations or reasons.

December 1st, 2019

Autolist Used Car Scholarship

Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who is currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or a student currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).

December 1st, March 1st, June 1st

AvaCare Medical Scholarship Student studying anything medicine or health related. It is based on a submission of an inspiring act of kindness. Requires a minimum of 3.0. Must be a U.S. citizen December 15th

Behavioral Science Initiative Scholarship

Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the current academic year. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply.Scholarship is limited to US and Canada residents only.

December 15th & January 30th

CreditSoup Scholarship

U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
Enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of accredited college/university within the United States for completion of undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Limit of one (1) entry per applicant.
The applicant must comply with IRS rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship,You must be a Candidate for a Degree. You are a Candidate for a              Degree Eligible educational institution. An eligible educational institution is one whose primary function is the presentation of formal instruction and that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities.

December 15th

SEO Reseller's Digital Marketing Scholarship

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words discussing the impact of digital marketing on their chosen field of study.

December 15th
AHN Scholarship

The participant needs to be an enrolled student of any community or state college or university of USA during the session 2019-2020.
Paraphrasing or Plagiarism is strictly prohibited. Article must not violate any kind of copyrights.
The content must be typed in Microsoft Word or PDF with good alignment.
The content must only be written in English.

December 15th

GeneTex Scholarship 

intended for students that have declared a STEM major or are enrolled in a STEM graduate program.STEM majors as life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, computer sciences and mathematics.all accredited universities are eligible.  Student in good standing and enrolled at an accredited college or university.  Open to international students

Spring 19- December 21, 2018
Fall 19- July 31, 2019

Simplr Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship

$7500- To be eligible for our scholarship contest you must be a US citizen or legal US resident who is currently enrolled full time at an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school, and will be enrolled in the Fall of 2018. International students holding a valid student visa and international students studying under the DACA program are eligible. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.

Proof of Enrollment: Please provide a digital scan of your unofficial transcript as proof of enrollment. (You will need to submit by mail an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.)

December 31st

Course Hero - Rise Up First Generation Scholarship

$5000 - Minimum 3.0 GPA
Permanent legal U.S. resident
A detailed and well-written essay response
Enrollment in a school listed on the U.S. Department of
Education website
Be the first in your family to attend college

December 31st
FundBox Scholarship

Any legal U.S resident at least eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

A high school senior who will be attending an accredited college or university in the next academic year.
Currently attending an accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate students are both eligible)

December 31st
Course Hero - Rise Up First Generation Scholarship

$5000 - Minimum 3.0 GPA
Permanent legal U.S. resident
A detailed and well-written essay response
Enrollment in a school listed on the U.S. Department of
Education website
Be the first in your family to attend college

December 31st
CollegeBoard - Opportunity Scholarships

Build your college list, practice for SAT, strengthen your college list, complete the FAFSA, Apply to colleges, complete your journey

Varies
Army Emergency Relief Scholarship Varies Varies
Gates Millennium Scholars Various Scholarships Varies
National Aacademies Of Science *Engineering*Medicine All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), and Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Varies
Scholarship America Various scholarships Varies