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
2015 Aftermath Services Collegiate Scholarship Student Status: Registered at a higher education institution (defined below) or is a graduating high school senior
2- or 4-year program
Certification program
Graduate program
GPA: 3.0 minimum to apply; copy of transcript required (unofficial transcript accepted)
June 30, 2015
2015 General Education Scholarship  2014-2015 High School graduates who are incoming college students. July 15, 2015
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution June 15th
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
AccuLynx Scholarship for Higher Education Any current student of a four-year or technical school. June 1, 2015 (fall semester) October 1, 2015 (spring semester)
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
Anyoption Scholarship Participants must be less than 25 years of age and enrolled fulltime in a higher level education institute. To enter participants must write an essay that is no less than 1,200 words on “Investing for young adults”.  
Attorney Marketing Network Scholarship Enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.
Enrolled at the undergraduate level
Aged sixteen (18) years or older
Carry a status of “good standing” (i.e. currently enrolled)
Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
You must be seeking a major in science, mathematics, computer science, or engineering
June 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
Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship Either you or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism (including Asperger syndrome), and
you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited university or college, Either at the undergraduate or post-graduate level.
-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.
July 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
Sept. 15th
BBG Communications Scholarship 2015 A) Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2015
B) Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30, 2015 deadline.
C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
June 30, 2015
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
Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply. July 30th
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
Feb 15th
California Students Scholarship $500 award for full-time students at a community college or 4-year university in California.
* 500-600 essay required on specific topic
* See web site for additional criteria
March 2nd  
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
CareerStep Scholarships Various Requirements:
Graduating High School Seniors
Mothers Returning to School
Military Service Members and Spouses
Varies
Caring.com Student Caregiver Scholarship For sudents attending a U.S. university or college in Fall 2015, who have been caring for an older relative while attending school. Includes current high school students who are matriculating in Fall 2015 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college. Students must follow all application instructions and agree to the Scholarship Agreement. May 31, 2015
Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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 1st and June 1st
Charles J. Argento & Associates Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship Any undergraduate student enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields may apply.  Applicants must major in or actively pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study:

Criminal Justice
Pre-Law Studies
English
History
Political Science
Journalism
Communications

July 31st
Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship | PCB Solutions  Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement. August 1, 2015 (fall semester) December 1, 2015 (spring semester)
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
Clubs of America Scholarship Any current college student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is welcome to apply. August 31st
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
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Varies 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
CDC Scholarship Be a high school senior in California who will pursue post-secondary education in a university or community college, or;
Be a college student in California with at least 12 credit hours per semester and continuously progressing toward a four-year degree;
Be a resident of California;
Have leadership qualities and be dedicated to pursuing post-secondary education.
April 1st
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

CustomMade Scholarship | Custom Furniture 

Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited American college, university or trade school. December 15, 2015
CustomMade Scholarship | Jewelry Scholarship  Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at any accredited American college, university or trade school. December 15, 2015
The Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Scholarship All students attending institutions of higher education (past high school) in the U.S. may apply. May 1, 2015
Delfino Green & Green Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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
Discover Scholarship • High school seniors 16 years of age or older.
• Undergraduate students 16 years of age or older.
• Must be planning to attend or continuing to attend an eligible college or university.
Ongoing through February 29, 2016
Dish Scholarship High School or College Students June 30th
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
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
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
May 1st
Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys, LLP Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year of law school in the fall of 2015 Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA Recipient must have received a bachelor’s degree from an undergraduate college in Oregon. July 1st
Education Portal Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships & Graduate Scholarships Varies
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
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship A Scholarship opportunity from the Calaveras Big Trees Association
Read scholarship requirements on application
April 15th
The Es El Momento Scholarship Up to $5,000 scholarship
Latino/Hispanic heritage
Minimum 3.0 GPA
First generation college student
Varies
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
Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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 November 19th
Foroutan Foundation The Recipient shall maintain a full-time academic schedule in each year of the Scholarship at an accredited university, college or vocational school.
Applicants must be first generation immigrants to the United States (Strong preference will be given to Iranian applicants).
The Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident currently residing in California.
The Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average from a public high school.
Applicants will be first year students in an undergraduate program or transfer students from a community college.
No later than 5:00 p.m. PDT on Thursday, May 15, 2015
Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship Undergraduate & graduate Native American Students February 15th
Gamers In Real Life  Scholarship Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program related to video games. Have a 3.00 or higher grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale April 9th
Gates Millennium Scholars Various Scholarships Varies
Garden Club of America Scholarships Various Scholarships Varies
GMR Marketing Scholarship $1000.00 scholarship per semester
Minimum GPA of 3.00
Full-time enrollment (12 units or more)
January 3rd and July 30th
GMR Web Team Digital Marketing Scholarship • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
• Full-time enrollment (12 units or more)
January 3 July 30 (offered every semester)
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.
Student is involved in community volunteer and extracurricular activities
Minimum GPA of 3.00
See website for additional criteria
Accepting applications in the Fall
Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship  Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript. June 1, 2015
Got a Spine Scholarship 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2015. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2015. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident. 5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2015. June 2, 2015
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
Guerra Dental Scholarship Any current, full-time student of an accredited four-year American university or college is welcome to apply.  There is no age requirement. August 1, 2015 (fall semester) December 1, 2015 (spring semester)
Haggai Law Firm Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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)
  • be currently accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor Degree nursing program in California
  • be free from any other service obligation
  • have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • graduate after January 31, 2015
  • be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH
 
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  
Highrises Scholarship All Students February 28th and August 31st
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
Howard Craig Kornberg Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 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
ISM-San Fernando Valley Scholarship Must be either an a) full-time student in a business related major such as Business
Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or a similarly related field of study,
or b) a high school student planning to apply for a business related major.
 Must be enrolled at an accredited high school or four year college in Southern California.
Must be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.
April 17th
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. Varies
Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship Various Scholarships  
iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship Any current full-time undergraduate/graduate student attending an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4 is welcome to apply. August 31st
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
Job Application Guide | High School Achievement Scholarship A. Legal resident of United States.
B. Must be at least 16 years of age at time of application.
C. For High School Achievement Scholarship must have at least a 3.0 GPA during senior year.
D. Employees of JobApplicationGuide.com, its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, their law firms, accountants, program administrators, promotional or marketing agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same households of each such employee are not eligible.
June 15, 2015

Job Application Guide Scholarship Program 

1. High school attending.
2. GPA and extracurricular activities
3. College attending in Fall 2015
4. Financial needs
5. Detailed description of your high school experience, why you deserve this scholarship and what the college experience will mean to you.
6. At least 1 recommendation letter (one page) from mentor, teacher, coach or active member of your local community.
July 31, 2015
Job Application Scholarship A. Legal resident of United States.

B. Must be at least 16 years of age at time of application.

C. For High School Achievement Scholarship must have at least a 3.0 GPA during senior year.

D. Employees of JobApplicationGuide.com, its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, their law firms, accountants, program administrators, promotional or marketing agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same households of each such employee are not eligible.

June 15th
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. September 7th
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
Larry Acterman Public Education Scholarship • Be a high school senior and U.S. citizen graduating from the Long Beach Unified School District
• Plan to enroll in full-time study in pursuit of a California teaching credential at an accredited four-year public college or university in California
• Demonstrate a strong commitment and interest in pursuing a career as a K-12 public school teacher in California
• Demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and determination.
April 1st
Land Whitmarsh LLP Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 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
Law Offices of Jon Friedman Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
The Law Offices of Lawrence Goodwin | National Scholarship Must be enrolled in a US College
Must have a Minimum GPA of 3.0
March 15, 2016
Lexington Law Scholarship Any current, full-time student of an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement. August 31st
Linda May Properties National Scholarship Must be enrolled in a US College
Must have a Minimum GPA of 3.0
May 1, 2015
Logo Design Scholarship This scholarship is open to all undergraduate students in the United States regardless of major. However, preference will be given to students studying fine arts, commercial arts, or graphic design. You do not need to be seeking a degree in these fields to apply. July 31st
Lotze Mosley LLP Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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
 April 20th
MARK Z. Home Selling Team Scholarship Award  Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is eligible. There is no age requirement. August 1, 2015 (fall semester) December 1, 2015 (spring semester)
Marvel Optics Scholarship Program  Any current, full-time student of an accredited four-year American university or college is welcome to apply.  There is no age requirement.  
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.
 
Medical Assistant/Healthcare Scholarship •    Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of disbursement.
•    Applicants must be US citizens.
•    Applicants must be in full time education or enrolled on a course that starts in 2015.
June 30th
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
Military College Scholarship Military students currently enrolled in college may also enter the contest and there is no age requirement for the college scholarship applicants.

Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship.

July 1st
Mind The Gap Scholarship Must be a full time student currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college. Open to graduate degree candidates. May 31st
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 Debt Relief Scholarship  The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States.
Graduate and undergraduate students can apply.
Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor's degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
January 31, 2016
Nissenbaum Internet Law Scholarship The contest is open to any undergraduate and post-graduate student of an American scholastic institution, whether or not related to law. It also is open to those who are planning to enroll in the Fall 2015 semester. May 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
Odenza Vacations Scholarship A) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2015
B) Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1st, 2015 deadline.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
D) Be a resident of the United States or Canada
High School graduates
June 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
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 December 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
Plumbing Masters National Scholarship Must be enrolled in a US College
Must have a Minimum GPA of 3.0
March 15, 2016
ProDental Scholarship Be a current university student enrolled in at least 12 units April 1st and October 1st
Provident C U Scholarship Scholarship Application February 28th
QueensCare Scholarship Currently enrolled students who plan on entering the health care profession. May 1st
Ramey Law, P.C. Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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. Varies
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
Rocky Mountain Mattress/Mark A. Forester Scholarship Any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college, or will be enrolled for the winter semester of 2015, can apply for the Mark A. Forester scholarship. December 21st
Rover Pest Control Scholarship Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or high school graduate nationwide in United States of America.
Applicant must be accepted to a college and enrolled in courses full time.
Special consideration will be given to those whom are pursuing entomology or a related field.
A student aid report showing household income status will be required to be mailed in by finalists upon notification.
Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered.
December 31st
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
Sacramento Region Community Foundation Scholarship Varies March 31st
SallieMae Scholarship Various scholarships Varies
Scholarship | DISH Promotions Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States. Employees of DishPromotions.com, its parents, partners, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible. Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between January 1, 2015 and August 1, 2015 and will be attending an accredited college or university by Fall semester 2015. Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. June 30, 2015
Scholarship Contest | Snap Agency  All current and potential college students October 5, 2015
Scholarship Essay Contest | Telesphere  Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, majoring in communications and/or Engineering, is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement. June 1, 2015 (fall semester) Novenber 1, 2015 (spring semester)
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
Scholarship Points | Scholarship A) Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015 at the latest.
B) Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.
May 15, 2015
Scholarships Programs administered by Army Emergency Relief Various scholarships Varies
Siegfried & Jensen Scholarship Currently be enrolled in a college / university in the USA July 31st
S.L.A.C. Scholarship  A) Be Enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than September 2015.
B) Be currently residing in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States.
C) Complete the Online Application no later than September 15, 2015.
September 15, 2015
SMART Scholarship Undergraduate Awards - $25,000
* Must be U.S. citizen 
* Must be currently enrolled at a university
Opens in August
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
The Solutionreach Scholarship | Solutionreach  Any undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited US college or university with a minimum of 9 credits and a GPA of 3.0 may apply. High school graduates with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and already accepted at an accredited college/university may also apply. There are no requirements for major or graduation date. August 18, 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
StudentScholarships.org Various scholarships available  Varies
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
Tractor and Equipment Association Scholarship  All high school seniors and current students at tech schools, community, junior and four-year colleges and universities are eligible. September 1, 2015
Truck Accident Attourneys Roundtable | Truck Accident Injury Scholarship  Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States
Have sustained injuries from an accident involving a truck and
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
June 1, [Every Year]
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
February 7th
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
US Attorneys Scholarship US Citizens, currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college majoring in Pre-Law, Family Law, Law, Criminal Justice or Sociology. July 14th
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
William S. Kroger,Attorney at Law Scholarship Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
July 1st
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 9th
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. Varies
WRPI/USDA Watershed Management Doctoral Scholarship Doctoral Students June 1st
Zip Conferencing Scholarship Students must be enrolled at a 2 year, 4 year, graduate level or certification program for business or communication related studies. June 30th