California Scholarships

“The Golden State” is known not only for Hollywood, The Death Valley, and its wonderful beaches but also for being home to some of the most prestigious universities in the country and in the world.

If you’re a California resident there are many scholarships that can help you ease the financial strain of studying at a reputable institution such as Stanford, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) or the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

You don’t have to put your educational dreams on hold because of your money situation.

Check out our list of scholarships available to California students and start applying today!

Zenefits is committed in helping women of 18 years old in the 50 states of Columbia. Through the scholarship given to women students of Columbia, it has embodied a great foundation in education which will aid them through their pursuit for employment. Nevertheless the program centralized to st...
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The American Institute of Architects Silicon Valley is there not only to provide education, but to support the architectural profession. This support is achieved by providing resources for its members, who are the leaders in the design industry.
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The Japanese American Citizens League is there to protect the civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, so its aim is to promote and preserve the heritage and legacy of the Japanese American Community. They are helping students achieve their educational dreams with the Na...
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The scholarship is funded and supported by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. If you are interested in the Alan Lucas Educational Scholarship, you should first take a look at the eligibility and application requirements and those able to meet them, are highly encouraged to ...
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A $2500 annual scholarship for students currently enrolled in an accredited United States college/university or planning to enroll in the Fall semester [year] aiming to help them realize their future academic and professional goals
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The award of this scholarship is aimed at supporting students in law school. The main objective of the sponsorship award is to encourage motivation and passion in the pursuit of law-related careers. The scholarship comes with $2000 award, given to the qualifying applicant.
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A $1000 annual scholarship for high school or trade school students created to help pursue their educational goals and assist with their college expenses and tuition.
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Veterinary undergraduate students have the opportunity of benefiting from this scholarship in their efforts in animal advocacy. The scholarship award is $500, which is awarded to the qualifying applicant.
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ACWA is the organization related to the water policy in California and by analyzing of the issues concerned with the protection of  water it tries hard to help Californians get quality water supply. The Association of California Water Agencies started offering scholarships since 1961. Their...
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The Family of Dado and Maria Banatao gives five $ 5000 renewable awards to help students with financial need who are pursuing a career in engineering, physical, computer or environmental sciences.
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An annual $500 renewable scholarship for any U.S. student who is currently enrolled full-time or part-time in an accredited college or university in the United States.
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An annual $750 scholarship offered to promising students enrolled in a four-year college of university, and majoring in marketing, public relations or communications.
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Having paid for your higher education is challenging enough for any students, so the Better Brothers LA foundation decided to assist Black LGBTQ youth. The support is given to those who have been admitted to or are attending an accredited degree, licensing or vocational program anywhere in the...
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BizCover is offering a scholarship award of $2000 and a paid 3-month internship to first-generation college students.
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The Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing was named after and created in honor of the late Bobette Bibo Gugliotta, author of several books.
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The Boom essays writing contests seeks to award exemplary writers in any of the given topics for essay writing. The awards occur in three distinct categories; the first prize - $2000, second prize - $1500, and third prize - $1000.
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The California Broadcasters Association (CBA) is composed of radio and television stations in California and it awards scholarships for radio and television each semester. The Association Board of Directors awards two $1,000 scholarships for radio and two $1000 scholarships for television each...
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The Bryan Cameron Education Foundation has organized a scholarship for all four-years education to exceptional high school students. However, the award winner has to possess high-achievements which will make an impact on communities and the world in general. The Cameron Impact Scholarship i...
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Cancer for College charitable foundation has been existing since 1993 and it is there to help cancer survivors by giving them college scholarships. The award cannot be greater than the amount needed for the academic year and they are typically $5,000 each. There is no discrimination based o...
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The Cancer for College scholarship is there to support the cancer survivors by offering them typically $5,000 which can be used for tuition, books and other educational staff.
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Between two and five annual need-based scholarships for students of African American, Native American, Alaskan, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent to assist with their college undergraduate or graduate education in the fields of nutrition, physical activity or culinary arts.
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The Cannon Trading Company has developed a scholarship that provides one student a year with financial support.      
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Every year CC Bank offers scholarships at the sum of $2,000. They give out five scholarships to students across the US based on a need-based basis and merit based.
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A $500 scholarships for high-school, undergraduate or graduate students of Asian descent who are enrolled in a higher education program in the United States.
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A $5000 annual scholarship for an undergraduate California resident student who is currently attending or planning to attend a college or university from the State of California.
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The Creative California College Scholarship is committed to the development of the internet marketing landscape. One of the main approaches is through prediction of future course of events, insofar as internet marketing is concerned. The scholarship award amounts to $500, which is given to the...
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The CSUB Albert Holloway Memorial Scholarship is created in honor of Albert Holloway. He was the man who devoted his life to the academic support, intercollegiate athletics, nominating, and student support committees of the foundation. If you are an athlete student, you are encouraged to tr...
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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to academic excellence and it offers a number of advantages over other universities through their high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs as well as great financial aid designed for their students. The Armand Hammer Fine Arts Schol...
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California State University, Bakersfield is the education institution which is continuously growing and this regional university is not only committed to transforming the lives of its students and community through its established excellence in academia, diversity, service, and community engageme...
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Oro Inc. was founded in 2012 and is the company behind Oro Suite of products such as OroCRM, OroCommerce and Oro Platform. The industry leaders who are responsible for finding Oro Inc. have previously been the founding and...
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A bi-annual $1,000 scholarship targeting students who are getting married and are also actively applying to or already enrolled in an accredited college, university, or technical/career/online/trade school.
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Two $1000 scholarships targeting students currently admitted or enrolled in a four-year college/university or graduate school or students who will apply for admission in a college or university in the next academic year.
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The Hutchinson Medical School Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Hutchinson.
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Edward Hosharian Scholarship for Music Students of Armenian Descent is a non-profit organization which was created in honor of the late Maestro Edward Hosharian.

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The Ehrlich Rominger Scholarship Fund was created by Mr. Joseph Ehrlich and Mr. Jack Rominger. Their mission was to assist future architectural professionals by awarding the financial aid. Up to now, the organization has given close to 500 scholarships which is around $2 million.
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The Elmer Carvey Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Elmer Carvey who was known as an active member of the SCCAVS from 1964 until 1982 and who made great contributions to this organization. The great thing to know about the Elmer Carvey Scholarship is that there are two winners ea...
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The main purpose of the Emily M. Hewitt & Stephen Stocking Memorial Scholarships is to provide two awards of $2,500 to a promising California student, who has shown an educational and career commitment to the study of the environment. This scholarship is available thanks to a Fund crea...
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The Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Calaveras Big Trees Association. The scholarship worth $1,000 is given on merit, to upper division or graduate students enrolled for environmental courses. The scholarship was founded in memory of Emily M. Hewitt.
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eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships are founded so as to encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. There are numerous scholarships available and if you are interested in one of them, you should take a look at eligibili...
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eQuality Scholarship is a reward grant scholarship which helps volunteers continue their studies upon involvement with the  LGBTQ community. The applicant must possessed the following attitudes: Service to the LGBTQ community, Leadership, Hardship or special circumstances and Academic achievement...
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ESET will award a $5,000 scholarship to three young women who are ready to bring different perspectives and approaches to problems related to the issues in cybersecurity.
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A $750 annual scholarship targeting single mothers currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college, or in a trade school/graduate school.
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Four $1,000 scholarships awarded to high-school seniors from the Los Angeles Unified School District who are currently admitted to a two- or four-year college or university. Preference will be given to students of color who are or previously have been in foster care, undocumented, homeless, group...
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A need-based annual $750 scholarship targeting students registered or enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. university pursuing a major in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or other related fields and having technical knowledge of and strong interest in Salesforce r...
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An annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to talented LGBTQI college freshmen or graduating high-school seniors from the Sacramento area who will attend college starting from the Fall semester.
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The Folsom Garden Club was established in 1934 in Folsom and since then, it has done numerous activities for the benefit our community. One of the greatest benefits is the scholarship for young students interested in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany and other related subjects.
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Fontana Transport Inc Scholars Program is directly helping less fortunate college entrants who has the passion to pursue their education with the aim of helping their families and communities. It is based on thrusts that education can be pursued despite hardships and financial constraints. The or...
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Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is created so as to support underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students who are struggling with financial difficulties, which affect their purse of high education degree. The main aim of this organization is to be part of a s...
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A $1000 scholarship offered by the FormSwift website to high-school seniors or undergraduate students of any nationality.
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The Foundation for College Christian Leaders has been helping students having financial difficulties which affect their higher education since 1988. It assists Christian individuals who possess leadership history, high academic achievement and financial need. Their mission is to provide aca...
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The sponsor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award is Black Skeptics Los Angeles Freedom From Religion Foundation. Black Skeptics foundation is an African American atheist community-based organization which is doing its best to help expand educational opport...
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The Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program exists since 1993 and during all these years it has been helping the most promising students who had financial need which made them unable to achieve their educational goals. They emphasize the fact that young people need support and...
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From its foundation in 2018, FWSF has awarded over $2.5 million in scholarships to graduate and undergraduate female students in San Francisco Bay Area who want to achieve success in finance and financial services.
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A $750 scholarship for high-school, undergraduate or graduate students, who have a gay/lesbian adoptive or foster parent.
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GeneTex is offering not only the highest quality antibody reagents and the highest standards of product performance, but also has a huge impact on future academics and possible young scientists. In order to improve scientific advancement GeneTex has created the GeneTex Scholarship Program whic...
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A scholarship grant entitled to all high school seniors, high school graduates, current post secondary undergraduates, and graduate level students awaits the successful candidate. One must be enrolled under the STEM courses in order to qualify and must reside in the United States. Gladys Carol Sc...
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The GMiS Scholarahip is designed so as to support Hispanic graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. However, they need to be pursuing a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
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The “Virginia Heinlein Memorial Scholarship” is dedicated to a female candidate majoring in engineering, math, or biological or physical sciences.
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Since its creation in 1946, the JACL has been helping students achieve their educational dreams with the National Scholarship and Awards Program. National JACL scholarship offers up to $5000 to one outstanding student and that way the Japanese American Citizens League wants to secure and safeg...
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Several merit-based scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 for high-school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students of Hispanic origin.
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The scholarship is named after Dr. Hsiao’s who struggled to get higher education as a young graduate student from China while having to face financial difficulties. He devoted his life to giving back to those in need. The Hsiao Memorial Economics Scholarship was established so as to help gr...
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Hub Foundation awards scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students and it will award up to 15 scholarships to highly qualified applicants. The lucky winners will receive $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000. The main aim of the Hub Foundation Scholarship is to support research on the h...
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The award of this scholarship is meant to facilitate the pursuit of personal injury law. The scholarship award body aims at helping injury victims overcome their challenges. The $1000 scholarship award is intended for the facilitation of tuition payment.
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Since its beginning in 2003, Action For Nature organization has been rewarding young people who are interested in solving the world’s environmental problems.
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The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit organization founded in 2009. Since its establishment, its mission and the main goal are to support the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields that influence public opinion and make public policy and they are achieving this thr...
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The Islamic Scholarship Fund has the aim to facilitate and support Muslims who are entering the world of higher education where they have to meet with expensive educational fees.
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Approximately two hundred annual $400 scholarships awarded to high school Catholic students admitted to college or university. The scholarships are renewable for three years, and will be gradually increased in the second, third and fourth year ($500 in the second year, $600 in the third year and ...
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The scholarship award given through this scholarship aims at supporting students enrolled in law-related courses. The $1000 price money is intended for tuition support and personal expenses.
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JKH Consulting is a public affairs firm that is committed to promoting equality and opportunities for all people and they are achieving this through scholarship programs offered to students who participate in field study programs. The organization is proud to offer up to $1000 scholarships ann...
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The Khyentse Foundation is proud to offer the KF Translation Studies Scholarship. The main aim of this foundation is to support students in advanced degree programs in translation studies and Buddhist philosophy.
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An annual merit-based $1000 scholarship for high-school (seniors admitted in a college/university), undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in a law degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States.
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The Live Nation business includes concerts promotion, sponsorship and advertising, ticketing and artist management and in order to supports students who are eager to have their careers in these fields, they have organized awards. The scholarships are aimed at young students, aged 12-22 interes...
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The Los Angeles Chapter of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA-LA) is so proud to announce its amazing Scholarship Program. The HPRA-LA Scholarship Program is designed so as to support and help Hispanic students with outstanding academic achievement and community service. It has...
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Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship is an emerging artist $2500 open genre scholarship and will be awarded to an individual to create or continue work on a specific dynamic project. The Lucie Foundation is offering various scholarships with the main aim to support emerging talent who possess...
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Lucie Foundation Photography Scholarship is offering a $3000 scholarship to four eligible individuals to create or continue work on a specific dynamic project related to photography. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer various scholarships with the main aim to support emerging talented stud...
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The Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance scholarship has been created to honor the memory of former California state treasurer, Matt Fong, who is known for his dedication to public service, active involvement in opening up opportunities for Asian Americans. the Matt Fong Asian Americans...
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The Cinder Scholarship offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers, both writers, and filmmakers who are pursuing high education degrees in Masters in Fine Arts and at the same time struggle with financial difficulties. The award will be given to applicants who have demonstrated talent in t...
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The Michael R. Mettler Memorial Scholarship is is there to help local graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. These students have to be seeking a degree in agriculture. The main sponsor of this scholarship is the Kern County Farm Bureau which is ...
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The Mister Rogers Memorial scholarship offers $5,000 for two positions of scholarship. Interested and qualified candidates for the scholarship are those in pursuit of careers in children's media.
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NEWH San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is offering two $5,000 and two $10,000 scholarships to students who are pursuing careers affiliated in the hospitality industry. The awards are outstanding and can be very beneficial, being that educational expenses are so great. If you happen to be the l...
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The Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Center for Cybersecurity and Cyber Operations (C3O) has a great desire to financially support thus highlighting those deserving and excellent students who are planning to reach a career in STEM or MONARCH program. The scholarship program does not entail en...
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The Black Employee Resource Group is an organization that is offering the Pacific Gas & Electric Company Black ERG Scholarship and it is dedicated to cultivating and maintaining a network of professionals. Their main aim is to provide support to African Americans. At PG&E, they ...
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South Orange County PFLAG Scholarship application process starts on December 1st and since that moment on the application form will be available on the scholarship provider’s official website for the interested candidates to fill it out and submit it.
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A $1,000 Annual College Scholarship offered by Golden Meadows Kennel to students enrolled in accredited colleges who are interested in general animal husbandry and/or pre-veterinary studies.
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The Robert Toigo Foundation Fellowship has the goal to support high potential MBA students with a passion for financial careers who are highly interested in and demonstrate a great passion for corporate leadership, entrepreneurship, and board placement.
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Samsung Semiconductor Inc. is supporting the next generation of innovators through the Samsung@First Scholars program.
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The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund has the aim to support the automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators who are pursuing degrees through their higher education. The fund is aware of the fact that education costs are quite high and that younger generations need financial assistance.
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Shutterfly is a business website that lets people create personalized photo books, photo cards and stationery that they share with family and friends. Feel free to customize your photos with your own unique designs that is suitable for every occasion. You can view your customized work every time ...
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Sleeping Angels Co. doesn’t only care about parents and families, it also cares about what the future is going to be like. This is why they've set up a scholarship for college students to help them with the expensive cost ...
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The Spokeo Connections Scholarship aims at encouraging self evaluation in the current millennial generation. The Scholarship award amounts to $1000, and is aimed at assisting the winner toward funding their college studies.
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The scholarship is available thanks to the Sunshine Behavioral Health organization whose goal is to help as many people as possible in their struggles. In this case, they are supporting young learners in their pursuit of higher education goals while struggling with financial difficulties.
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The Brager Tax Law Group Legal Scholarship is a $1,000 annual scholarship dedicated to students enrolled in a JD, LLB, or LLM degree at a law school in the United States (preferably California).
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The Fauneil J. Rinn Scholarship is awarded each year to a female student in political science or the Masters in Public Administration program at San Jose State University. For more than 20 years, this scholarship has honored the memory of former Professor of Political Science Fanneil Rinn, and...
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At Financial Sumo they have heard too many stories about college students who were forced to take on enormous debt just so they could get the education they want. Because Financial Sumo wanted to help, they’ve decided to d...
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The Healthline & NAMI Stronger Scholarship is doing its best to invest in and advance mental health, through research, raising awareness, community building, so it has established the scholarship program with the aim to engage younger generations into mental health issues so that they also he...
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Providing information in  achieving better success by giving scholarship funds is the aim goal of The Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarships. One of the largest giver for fund as financial aid to Hispanic students is Hispanic Scholarship Fund organization. One good thing in applying sc...
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The LAGRANT foundation seeks to encourage the pursuit of careers in advertising, marketing and public relations. The scholarship amount amounting to $2,500 is given to a deserving student, after passing through the vigorous application procedure. The foundation seeks to ensure that only the be...
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The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship is awarded annually to one senior student from the Big Ten Conference and one senior student from the Pac-12 Conference for their achievements in academics and civic service.
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The award of this scholarship is intended for the support of financial needs of students in higher education. The scholarship award amounts to $1000, and will help the qualifying individual cater for their tuition costs and upkeep in the course of study.
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An annual $1000 scholarship for high-school, undergraduate or graduate students based on an essay college contest.
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The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation offers this contest with the aim to support young video makers and they reserve the right to publish or broadcast all the videos submitted to the contest. A committee of filmmakers and educators selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation will determine who th...
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The Weston Scholarship was established in 2004 by Kim and Gina Weston. Since its foundation, they have been supporting high school and college students studying fine art photography.
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Live Nation currently offers three scholarship opportunities; Tiffany Green, Steven J. Finkel and Live Nation -- US Concerts. Tiffany Green Operator Scholarship Award Amount is $10,000 and the main aim of this scholarship is the support of women pursuing a career in live entertainment.
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The TLF Scholarship Program is offering students not only amazing financial support but the chance to participate in career-building activities and meet industry professionals.  
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A $1000 scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at a college or university, created to raise the awareness about proper learning, teaching others and choosing the right university/college through online research methods.
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If you are wondering whether you are among those applicants who can enter the Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition Project Challenge, you should know the following rules.
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People at Wedding Tropics know that everyone is creative one way or another and among you, there are bloggers, fascinating photographers and many other talented and imaginative people. Sometimes, the products of these imagi...
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Western Digital is committed to awarding up to $1 million annually to assist students whose educational opportunities will be expanded by financial assistance. The organization is there to help those who are achieving STEM education and are underrepresented and underprivileged students.  
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The United States Senate Youth Program was established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution and since then, it has been awarding scholarships to outstanding and deserving students. The financial aid is given to high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
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The Women's International Network of Utility Professionals (WiNUP) offers three fellowships which are aimed at females pursuing advanced degrees.
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The Wonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship is available to students thanks to the generosity of The Wonderful Company. Furthermore, this fellowship is made possible thanks to Lynda and Stewart Resnick who are the co-owners of The Wonderful Company. The Wonderful Public Service Graduat...
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A scholarship offered by The National Driving and Traffic School. The company will select three applicants and reward each of them with $1,500.
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