Off-Campus Scholarships

The following scholarships are sponsored by outside agencies and are not affiliated with CSU Stanislaus. 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.

External Scholarship
Sites & Applications
Who Can Apply Deadline
$1000.00 PicMonkey Scholarship You need to be a resident of the United States or Canada.
You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman in college. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
You can’t be related to anyone on the PicMonkey staff.
May 31, 2015
Active Calendar Scholarship Write an essay between 500-1,000 words telling us why knowing what’s happening on campus is vital to your success as a student.
All entries must be original, and will be checked for duplication. If an article is discovered to be a copy, we will remove your entry.
Email a formatted article in an attachment to scholarship@activedatax.com. Google Docs or Word documents are preferred.
Or you can post the essay on your own site and submit the URL to scholarship@activedatax.com. To verify that your essay was indeed intended for entry into our scholarship program, please note the Active Calendar scholarship page and URL on your posted article.
You must be currently enrolled in college classes or a high school senior that will be enrolling in 2015.
April 30th
All Saints Scholarship All enrolled CSU Stanislaus students March 17th of each year
Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States.
Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
Applicants must submit an official high school transcript.
Fall Semester- July 31st
Spring Semester- November 30th
Amador Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) Upper Division Scholarship Upper Division/Graduate Scholarship
*Resident of Amador County for two of the last six years
*See application for additional criteria
March 15th of each year
Amador Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) Re-Entry Scholarship Re-Entry Scholarship
*Resident of Amador County for two of the last six years
*Financial need required
See application for additional criteria
March 15th of each year
AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship Contest is open to any high school senior in the United States who is looking to supplement his/her tuition.
Participants must nominate themselves by submitting an essay exploring how innovation can help resolve the driver shortage issue.
All essays must be between 500 and 1,000 words.
All essays must be submitted in PDF or Word format to pmoynahan@ameriquestcorp.com. The winner will be announced by June 30, 2015.
Included in your essay, please detail the name of the school you wish to attend, the major you wish to pursue, and any notable achievements.
Submissions will be based on work quality, academic excellence, creativity, and expertise
May 30th
A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship For undergraduate students having personal or family involvement** in California or Arizona agriculture (**student/siblings/parents/grandparents must be or have been or currently involved) April 30th each year
AWF (Army Women's Foundation) Legacy Scholarship Scholarships up to $2,500
* Must be woman (or child of) who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard
* Junior or Senior class standing
* Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.00
* Must have documentation of active service or past service (see web site for complete criteria)
Post marked by January 15th
AutoAccessoriesGarage.com Scholarship You have to be heading to college, or an automotive trade/vocational school in 2015 or be a current freshman or sophomore. Oh, and you can't be related to any AAG employee. June 1st
AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship Any Student May 31st
ASCO Numatics Scholarship Two $5,000 Awards
Completion of Sophomore year in a bachelor's degree program
*Must be U.S. citizen
January 23 rd- March 31st
AVREK Scholarship Program 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes: $5,000, $2,500, $1,500
*Must be 18+ years old
*Viral Video Contest
April 1st
AVVO Scholarship $5000 scholarship award
The Undergraduate/Pre-Law scholarship is open to students intending to pursue a graduate law program,
including but not limited to those in an official pre-law program or common pre-law majors
such as Political Science, Economics, Accounting or Finance, English, Philosophy, Criminal Justice,
Engineering, Medicine, etc.
Student must be enrolled in an accredited program in the US during the Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 school year.
Essay submissions must be 500-800 words (Prompts available on website)
*Submission of a Student Questionnaire
Varies
Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship For Nursing majors enrolled full-time; working towards a bachelor's degree
* For re-entry or non-traditional student (at least a 3-year gap between high school and enrollment in college or university
After July 1, 2014; Postmarked by August 31, 2014
Big Fish Gaming Scholarship Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are preparing to graduate from high school and/or who are currently enrolled in a college program. Not open to employees or immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of employees of sponsor, or its affiliates or advertising/promotion agencies. March 31st
Bloss Memorial Scholarship
Merced Union High School District

P. O. Box 2147
Merced, CA 95344-0147
(209) 385-6406
GPA: 2.80, Award Amt: $500-$2,000, Class Level: 
* Incoming freshman, Transferring, Continuing
* Must enroll in an accredited California post-secondary school
* Must have graduated from the Merced Union High School District June 1973, or any year thereafter
* Shall be ineligible to apply after ten semesters of equivalent college attendance or completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever comes first
April 11th, Annually
Boomtown Internet Group 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. June 12th
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
March 1st
California Students Scholarship $500 award for full-time students at a community college or 4-year university in California (award announced December 2, 2013)
* 500-600 essay required on specific topic
* See web site for additional criteria
September 30, 2014
Capture the Dream Scholarships Various scholarships available (scholarships for single parents, minorities) - $1,000 each
* Financial need
* Leadership history
* Community service record
* Professional recommendations
* Academic performance
April 1st to 
July 15th, 2014
Carpey Law Scholarships An incoming or current student attending school in the US June 12th
CEO Of Tomorrow Scholarship $2,500 award for students interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship
Requirements:
* 500-600 Word Essay
* Fully completed online form
* Affidavit of Eligibility
* Publicity/Liability Release
* Copyright Assignment
* IRS Form W-9
* Copy of United States Driver’s License
* Headshot photograph in high-resolution, digitally as a JPEG or TIFF file
Open from November 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014
Clair A. Hill Scholarship (Sponsored by the Patterson Irrigation District) For students in a water resources-related field of study
* Must be California resident
* For Junior or Senior college students
* Must be full-time (at least 12 units)
* Financial need will be considered
February 1st
Company Corporation's Business Plan Scholarship Any entrepreneur who is at least 18 years of age as of the start date of the Business Plan Contest (the "Contest") and a United States citizen is eligible to participate. December 31, 2015
CompareCards  Scholarship All Students Varies
Corcentric Accounting Software Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled full-time college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, as well as to high school seniors in the United States who will attend college and is looking to supplement his/her tuition.
All essays must be between 500 and 1,000 words.
All essays must be submitted in PDF or Word format to mruhl@corcentric.com. The winner will be announced by June 30, 2015.
Included in your essay, full name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, high school name and location (city and state) OR College/University you will attend and/or to which you have applied OR College/University you are currently attending (city and state)
Submissions will be based on work quality, academic excellence, creativity, and expertise.
May 30th
Corporation Service Comapny  Scholarship All Students May 31st
CPAP Shop Scholarship College student pursuing a medical college degree related to sleep  or a related program June 12, 2015
Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's 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. May 31, 2015
Design Your Future Scholarship This contest is open to high school seniors and college students looking to study interior design, art and design, architecture, or another related major/industry.
Entrants must nominate themselves by submitting an essay that explores today’s trends across a variety of different markets.
Essays must be between 500 and 1,000 words.
All essays must be submitted to info@distinctivewindows.com or through the online form for consideration
May 25th
Disability Awareness Scholarship $1000 award - awarded annually
* Must be at least 17 years of age and accepted to a university or college
* Full-time enrollment is required
* Minimum GPA is 3.00
* Essay required - see scholarship web page for specific topic
January 10th, 2014
Do-Over Scholarship For U.S. citizens
* 13 Years or older currently enrolled or enroll before fall 2020
* Requires essay on following topic:  'If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?'
June 30th, 2014
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations Scholarship awarded to students who have shown a commitment to reducing tobacco use through community service April 30th, 2014
The Dream Us The scholarship program targets young students who, as result of their immigration status, are not eligible to apply for federal financial aid to support their college education. March 31st, 2014
The Drive to Learn Scholarship $1,000 scholarship - for U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens
* Must be full-time
* Requires 750-1000 word essay (choose 1 of 4 topics)
* See web site for additional information
March 1st, 2014
Education Portal Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships & Graduate Scholarships April 1st, 2014
The Egghart Certified Public Accounts Scholarship for Native American Accounting Students For Native American Students - 3 Awards of up to $5,000 each
* Must be full-time
* Must be actively involved in the Native American Community
* Must have minimum GPA of 3.50
* 60 Hours of community service with an approved Native American Community Agency
* See web site for additional information
February 1st, 2014
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship A Scholarship opportunity from the Calaveras Big Trees Association
Read scholarship requirements on application
April 15th, 2014
Entertainment Blogging Scholarship (Sponsored by USDish) $1,000 Award - Essay required
* For Undergraduate students
* Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of U.S.
* Minimum cumulative GPA 2.50 (High School students must have taken SAT or ACT)
* Full-time enrollment
* 300-500 Word essay (view website for prompt)
June 7th, 2014
The Es El Momento Scholarship Up to $5,000 scholarship
Latino/Hispanic heritage
Minimum 3.0 GPA
First generation college student
November 18th, 2013
Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Program Given by Legal Secretaries, Inc. - awards @ $1,000 each
For students planning to go into the legal field
Minimum GPA 3.00
Annually, postmarked by April 1
Evolve IP Scholarship High School or College Students April 30th
Express Medical Supply Scholarship Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States.
Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
December 31, 2015,
next scholarship begins January 1, 2015
Fitness Scholarship (by Creative BioScience) To promote a healthier lifestyle and to help college students learn about healthy eating habits early
$1,000 award
300-500 word essay required
for legal residents of U.S; 18 years of age or older
November 1st
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs Graduate students planning a career in teaching & research at the college or university levelSee website for more information January 9th, 2014
Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship.pdf Undergraduate & graduate Native American Students February 1st, 2014
Gates Millennium Scholars Various Scholarships Varies
Garden Club of America Scholarships Various Scholarships Varies
Golden1 Credit Union Scholarship $1,000 to $5,000
Student or student's parent/guardian has been a Golden 1 member for at least one year as of January 15, 2013
Student is involved in community volunteer and extracurricular activities
Minimum GPA of 3.00
See website for additional criteria
January 15th, 2014
Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships Four scholarships available - criteria varies February 20th
Greenpal Business Scholarship *Applicant must be graduating High School Senior Class of 2015 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 GPA or higher*Must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner*Must have a declared major in the college of Business*Funds must be used for Full-time enrollment at accredited 2 or 4-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States February 28th, 2015
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. May 1, 2015
HAVAHART Wireless Scholarship Scholarship applicants must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States, and must be a legal resident of the United States, or hold a valid student visa. Incoming freshmen in Spring 2015 are eligible to enter. Febrary 8, 2015
Health Professions Education Foundation - Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship (BSN) For students accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) program
Awardee may receive up to $13,000
Must committee to practicing direct patient care in a medically under-served area (MUA) of California for two years
October 1st
Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Nursing Scholarship Program For students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in accredited RN training programs.For U.S. citizens or permanent residents May 7th

Highrises Scholarship

All Students February 28th
Home Insurance Scholarship All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United State December 31st
Homeowners Insurance Scholarship All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States.
(1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015, who enrolled as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2014-15 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program.
December 31, 2015
QueensCare.com Award of $9000 for students enrolled in a 4 year university
GPS of 3.25 for undergraduates, 3.0 for graduate students
Family income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level
Interest working in Los Angeles County
Completion of FAFSA
May 1st
Icing On The Ring Scholarship Applicant must be a student at an accredited university, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited university within 6 months of application.  All funds will be disbursed to scholarship recipient by the end of December for the Spring semester and end of August for the Fall semester. Fall Semester – July 31st
Spring Semester – November 30th
Inspirational Basketball Scholarship High School Seniors and Current College Students August 10th
Insureon Scholarship THE INSUREON SMALL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ANY CITIZEN AND/OR RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS WHO IS A CURRENT UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT WILL BE ENROLLED IN A 2 OR 4 YEAR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FULL-TIME FOR AN ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR. November 3rd
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship Various Scholarships  
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
John F. & Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship for Art Education Art majors February 1st of each year
John Hollis Scholarships
Christian Public Servants at (209)578-0102
GPA:  3.00, Award Amt:  $500, Class Level: Undergraduates
* Applicants must be residents of Stanislaus County
* Must have a declared intention of a career in public service (i.e., teaching, law enforcement, fire safety, nursing, public administration, political    science)
* see application for other criteria
March 15 of each year
Jonestshirts.com Scholarships Open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university Fall of 2013Write a 500 to 1,000 word essay describing at least 3 steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love. Fall 2014 Deadline: January 13, 2014
Spring 2015 Deadline: September 8, 2014
Karin Riley Porter Attorney At Law Scholars The scholarship program is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution.
The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
January 1st
Lamps.Com Scholarship Employees of Lamps.com, Inc. and associated companies, as well as their immediate family members are ineligible to participate.
Only high school seniors headed to college in 2015, or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who will be returning to college in 2015 are eligible to participate.  Lamps.com reserves the right to verify your enrollment status.
June 1, 2015
Legacy Scholarship All Students April 30th
Marine Technology Society Scholarship * Must apply to membership in the Marine Technology Society (can apply online)
* For students studying a marine science/engineering/technology field
* See website for application and additional information
Postmarked
no later than April 15th
Maryland Criminal Lawyer Scholarship The scholarship program is available to undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen.
The candidate must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
1000-word essay
May 1st
Mary Graham Children’s Shelter Scholarship * GPA: 2.00, Award Amt: $1000 (multiple)*, Class Level: Continuing, Graduate, Post baccalaureate, Financial need student
* Applicants must be former residents of the shelter (for any duration)
* Must possess and maintain good academic standing during year award is received
* Part-time and full-time enrollment accepted
* Financial need required (apply and qualify for financial aid using the 2011-2012 FAFSA form before 3-2-2011)
* Applicants must be former dependents of the San Joaquin County foster care system
* Award recipients will need to submit a letter of thanks addressed to the Mary Graham Children’s Shelter scholarship committee with a summary as to how the award is enabling them to achieve their educational goals.
 
MyLife.com Safety Essay Scholarship Applicant must be a high school senior preparing to enroll at an accredited
two or four year college or university in the 2015-2016 school year, or a currently
enrolled full time student at an accredited two or four year college or university
(Future and current online college students are encouraged to apply)
Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to be considered.
Applicant will be required to show proof of enrollment. College acceptance letters or college transcripts are accepted.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Applicant may submit one (1) essay of their choosing, which must be at least 750 words,
but no more than 1,500 words. The essay must be an original work, written
exclusively by the applicant.
December 8th, 2014
Michigan Auto Law Car Accident Survivor Scholarship $500 Scholarship Award
For students who have overcome injuries from a car accident
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
December 31st, 2014
Middle Class Scholarship
Information only - apply by completing FAFSA each year
To provide up to 40% off of statewide fees (tuition) at the UC and CSU campuses for families making under $100,000 that do not qualify for other financial aid programs
* To provide a 10% tuition reduction for families making up to $150,000
* Student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov or California Dream Act Application at www.caldreamact.org
No later than March 2nd of each academic year
Mother Lode Mineral Society Scholarship 1 award @ $750; 1 award @ $500For students majoring in Earth Sciences, Geology or Physical Geography
* For US Citizen or legal resident
* Must demonstrate financial need
* submit at least one letter of recommendation
* Additional criteria/information available on web site
April 30th
NAACP Scholarships VARIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS/DEADLINES Varies
National Black MBA Association Scholarships Business Administration majors Varies
National Dairy Shrine Scholarships Ag Studies majors - various scholarships March 1st through April 15th
National Founder's Business Student Scholarship U.S. undergraduate business student with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship. December 12th
National Hydropower Association Scholarship  Current college sophomores or juniors who will be college juniors or seniors beginning fall 2015, or graduate students with a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) GPA who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university; (2) Applicants must be students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational technical school or program. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens or legal residents. February 16th
National Gerontological Nursing Association A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship April 30th
NAVEX Global Scholarship The scholarship is open to students in the United States who are currently enrolled as full-time college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, as well as high school seniors. May 31, 2015
NLEAFCF Scholarship Awards.pdf Children of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Personnel who were lost in the line of duty July 1, 2015
OMAP Scholarship At least 18 years old (at the time of disbursement).
Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Must be enrolled in a Health Care related field.
Varies
Oronoz & Ericsson Law Scholarship A Nevada resident.
An incoming or current student.
Enrolled in an American Bar Association approved institution.
June 22, 2015
OZ Moving & Storage Scholarship Open only to college-bound graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students currently enrolled in college in the U.S. June 1, 2015
Pacific Water Quality Association - PWQA Member Company Scholarship, Major of Study Related to Potable Water Quality Scholarship Two $1,000 Awards
* Pursuing a major that supports water quality
April 1st
Pegesz.net Scholarship Contest $1,000 Scholarship, Writing Contest July 1st
Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship $500 Award
* To students hoping to enter the dental field in the future.
March 15th
Penn Lease Scholarship Student must currently be enrolled in a higher education program. May 29, 2015
Petplan Scholarship Incoming college freshman, sophmore, junior, or senior in the U.S. with a 3.5 GPA or above. March 31, 2015
PensXpress Scholarship All Students February 1st
PG&E 'Bright Minds' Scholarship Program 10 awards of up to $30,000 each (renewable)
* additional scholarships $2,500 each (non-renewable)
* Additional criteria listed on PG&E website
February 28th
Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship The scholarship program is open to undergraduate, community college, and graduate students enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution within the United States.
The candidate for scholarship has a proven interest in furthering a social justice agenda through prior educational, professional, and volunteer work experiences.
The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
December 15th
Provident C U Scholarship Scholarship Application  
Reed Tech Scholarship Students who are studying or are planning to study a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) major at a U.S. University. May 30th
ReMax Scholarship You must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2015. April 30, 2015
Resume Companion 
Bi-annual Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship GiveawayAvailable each semester to one talented student who can write the best resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character. For Fall 2014 semester January 1- July 15, 2014
For Spring 2015 semester August 31 - December 15 2014
RevZilla Design Scholarship You must be a graduating senior or a freshmen or sophomore in college
You can't be related to any of TeamZilla staff or our extended family.
You must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 (super smart) and 21 (you made some mistakes).
We reserve the right to verify date of HS graduation and/or college enrollment
June 1, 2015
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarships Program Accounting, Business, Finance, or Criminal Justice majors; undergrads & grads February 4th
Rover College Scholarships You need to be a resident of the United States.
You must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
You can’t be related to anyone on the Rover staff.
May 31, 2015
SallieMae Scholarship Various scholarships Varies
SaveOnEnergy.com *Essays must be 600-800 words
*College students enrolled full time at a two or four-year university for the 2014-2015
school year (and who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout
 the entire 2014-2015 academic year)
November 21st, 2014
Scholarships for African Americans Various scholarships Varies
Scholarships for Social Sciences majors Students pursuing Social Science related majors, High school students enrolled in a bachelor program in the Social Sciences next year are also eligible to receive the scholarship, Graduate students are not eligible April 1st Annually
Scholarships Programs administered by Army Emergency Relief Various scholarships Varies
SMART Scholarship Undergraduate Awards - $25,000
* Must be U.S. citizen 
* Must be currently enrolled at a university
Opens in August 2014
SoundOut Social Media Scholarship This scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduate and graduate-level students. The competition is open to students of all majors attending a college, university, technical or trade school located in the United States or Canada. Students must be a United States or Canadian citizen or hold a current student visa. January 15, 2015
Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship Students who studying or planning to study in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) major or a related field or trade are invited to take part in our essay competition.
Those interested in participating must nominate themselves by submitting an essay exploring how innovation affects the science, technology and trade industry.
All essays must be between 500 and 1,000 words.
May 30th
Sports Unlimited Scholarship You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college.
You can’t be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited.
We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment
April 20, 2015
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
February 3rd - March 28th
Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school for the following academic year.
Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript.
Fall Semester- July 31st
Spring Semester- November 30th
Sunoco Rewards Scholarship 1. You must complete all of the required steps.
2. You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the U.S.
3. You must be a graduating high school senior or a full-time college freshmen, sophomore or junior.
4. You cannot be a Sunoco employee or related to any Sunoco employees.
May 31, 2015
Virginia Smith Scholarship Trust
Cyril E. Smith Scholarship

For further information and application materials, contact:
Virginia Smith Scholarship Trustees
632 W. 13th Street
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 381-6604
GPA: 2.80, Award Amt: varies, Class Level: Transferring, Continuing, Financial need student
* Must have attended public high school in the city of Merced for a minimum of three years
* Must have completed 60 units and/or junior status
* Must demonstrate financial need
Varies
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 July 1st and November 15th each year
Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards Program For women who are the primary financial support for their family and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program July 1st and November 15th each year
Streamline Refinance.net
For Finance & Economics majors
Scholarship for Finance & Economics majors  - $1,000 award
For students currently enrolled in finance, economics or investment-related fields and who are pursuing advance education in these particular areas
* Minimum GPA 3.00 
* Must submit 500-1000 word essay (see scholarship web page for specific topic)
* Must be U.S. citizen or a foreign student with a valid U.S. Student Visa
December 15th
StudentScholarships.org Various scholarships available  Varies
Therapy Professionals Scholarship (by MedicareSupplementalInsurence.com) A scholarship in support of disability awareness.
* $1,000 award
* Must express an interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions (see attachment for additional criteria)
* Minimum GPA 3.00
December 15th
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award 2 $10,000 scholarships and 4 $5,000 scholarships
* For undergraduate and graduate students
* Biology, Chemistry Biochemistry majors or a related life-science field.
* Minimum GPA of 3.00
* Must be U.S. citizen (students with appropriate Visa status are also eligible)
Varies
TicketCity Annual College Scholarship US Citizen or permanent resident
Enrolled as full-time Freshman, Sophomore and Junior student at an accredited 4-year university in the United States
Must be able to verify enrollment
Employees and affiliates of TicketCity and immediate families not eligible
Minimum 2.5 GPA
500-800 word essay
Begins January 19th
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships (2 different fellowships) Students interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Dept. of State - for Juniors, Seniors & recent college graduates Undergrad: January 24th
Graduate:
February 7th
Top Ten List Scholarship $1000 non-renewable scholarship
* Must be a legal U.S. resident
* Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia
December 31st, 2014
TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship for College For students who demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership
* Grand Prize:    $5,000 - 1 award
* First Prize:      $2,500 - 4 awards
* Second Prize:  $1,000 - 35 awards
* 250-word essay of 60-second video required (see web site for additional information)
May 6th
Tuition Won't Stop Me College Scholarship $1,000 scholarship
* Create a short video (1-3 minutes)
* Upload your video to Youtube
* Brief entry form
* See web site for additional information/requirements
September 23rd - January 31st
Tutor the People Scholarship • Be enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
• Currently be in their senior year of high school or enrolled as an undergraduate in a U.S accredited post-secondary institution
• Hold academic “Good Standing” at current institution (not on academic probation or suspension)
• Have a current cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
February 20, 2015
United Negro College Fund Scholarships (UNCF) Various scholarships Varies
U.S. Army ROTC Scholarships Various scholarships Ongoing
USDA E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program Must provide essay describing your interest in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) February 12th

Vititoe Law Group Scholarship

Open to all US residents who have family members in the military

March 31st
VacationRoost Scholarship Interactive Marketing Scholarship - $2,500 (2 awards given per year)
* 300-500 word essay required (see web site:  www.vacationroost.com)
June 13th, 2015
PG&E NuEnergy Scholarship Three to five awards totaling $15,000
Primary address in  PG&E service territory
Currently enrolled and returning for the 2014/2015 academic year
February 15th
Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship $1,000; 150-word essay required
* No GPA requirement
* Creative wins
* Open to all students
January 1st - September 1st
Wellcentive Medical Scholarship for Veterans Applicant must be either a current medical student at an accredited medical school within the United States or a pre-med major at an accredited undergraduate university in the coming academic year. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript.
March 15, 2015
Wholesale Halloween Costumes Company $500 Scholarship AwardEssay Required
* Must be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a vaid student visa
* See website for additional information
Varies
Women in Technology Scholarship Multiple scholarships awarded each year - up to $2,500 per recipient
* For women who are attending or planning to attend a two- or four-year college within the United States
* See website for additional criteria
March 10th
Working Parent College Scholarship Award   June 14th
 SoftwareProviders.com Scholarship *$1000 scholarship.Applicants must be either: (1) a high school or home school student who graduated or earned a GED between August 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, or (2) a student enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program, who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout the entire 2014-2015 academic year. September 30th
William Gary Allen Scholarship Award of $1,500
Currently Enrolled College Student
3.0 GPA Minimum
Full-Time Student
US Citizen
Major in or focus on architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services or related fields
Essay submission"A Vision of the Home of the Future"
October 30th

WRPI/USDA Watershed Management Doctoral Scholarship

Doctoral Students June 1st