Outside Scholarships

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This page is designed to help guide students to valuable online resources pertaining to outside scholarships. This list will be maintained regularly - but since the information provided here is from external resources we cannot provide assurance that it will remain 100% accurate. Students should access the resources provided here directly to obtain the most up-to-date information

General Scholarships and Online Resources

Application Details
Application Deadline
African American Scholarships UNCF is the nation's largest minority education organization

Click here for the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Website











Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarships  APIASF is the nation's largest non-profit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islanders

Click here for the APIASF (Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund) Website



















Hispanic and Latino Scholarships HSF empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education

Click here for the HSF (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) Website























Native American Scholarships Scholarship Resources for American Indian Students

Click here for the BIE (Bureau of Indian Education) Website

Click here for tips on Native American Scholarships













Fastweb Online resource to help students find scholarship to help pay for school
















Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships Scholarships for high school graduates of Santa Clara and San Mateo County who plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college/university Click here for scholarship listings and applications  Varies Varies Varies




Specific Scholarships or Websites Related to Specific Topics of Study

Click here for application details at https://cfmco.academicworks.com/opportunities/330
NAME  Area/Focus
Application Details
2018-2019 CCCSFAAA Scholarship  2018-2019Financial Aid Applicant
  • Minimum enrollment 6.0 units for Spring 2019
  • CGPA of 2.5
  • Have remaining need of $1000; and 
  • Applied for State and/or Federal Aid



2018-2019 CCCSFAA Flyer

2019 CCCSFAA Student Scholarship Application

Deadline: April 10, 2019
California Assisted Living Association (CALA) Student/Graduate Conference Scholarship  Assisted Living Careers

CALA Conference recipients will have access to:

  • Gain a greater understanding of the Senior Living profession and explore career possibilities
  • Meet with prospective employers at "invitation only" event
  • Senor Living recruiter will share strategies to navigating a career path
  • Attend cutting-edge educational sessions and network with Senior Living professionals
  • Walk away with practical knowledge and get a head start in career pursuits
Scholarship valued at $950  Click here for details and scholarship application:  caassistedliving.org

Monterey, CA 2019 Spring Conference & Trade Show Application Deadline: May 3, 2019


Palm Springs, CA 2019 Fall Conference & Trade Show Application Deadline: October 4, 2019

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship 

Choctaw Tribal Members

Choctaw Nation Career Development Program

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Click here for website:www.choctawcareers.com


American Culinary Federation Monterey Bay Chapter Marc H. Vedrines Scholarship  Culinary Majors
  • Career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef
  • Financial need and merit
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Tri-County resident (Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito Counties)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Volunter activity
  • Essay
  • Current and past employment
  • Enrollment at a post-secondary college or culinary school

Click her for application details:



March 15, 2019


Real Estate Endowment Fund Scholarships


Real Estate majors or Business majors with a concentration in Real Estate
  • Complete a college-level real estate course with a grade C or better (2.0)
  • Complete 6 units (or quarter equivalent) of Real Estate coursework each term
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • Demonstrate financial need

$400 max per semester/quarter


$800 max per academic year

DeadlineApril 30, 2019
Drezner Family Scholarship  Transfer to a 4-year university or college in 2019-2020
  • Currently attending Monterey Peninsula College or Hartnell College
  • High achieving
  • Career in the Health and Human Services, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, Medicine or Teaching field
  • Committed to living a life of purpose through service to others
  • Two letters of recommendation
Up to $5,000 renewable for a second year Click here for application details at https://cfmco.academicworks.com/opportunities/339 

Deadline: March 15, 2019


Carmel Woman's Club Scholarship  Women
  • Female
  • Entering or Returning to MPC Fall 2019
  • Full time enrollment
  • Monterey County Resident
  • Have significant financial need
  • Be community service conscious/aware/involved
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Interview by Carmel Woman's Club Scholarship Committee

Click here for application


Submit completed application to the MPC Student Financial Services Office.  

Contact Person:  Deanna Galdo (831) 646-3042 or dgaldo@mpc.edu

Deadline: April 1, 2019 


Carmel Valley Women's Club Foundation Scholarship  Women
  • Female high School graduates in Carmel Valley
  • Carmel Valley residents in the 93923 or 93924 zip codes east of Highway 1 only
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Graduating high school senior or re-entry Student
  • Active participant in extracurricular activities in school or the community
 $500-$3000 Click here for application details at https://cfmco.academicworks.com/opportunities/330

Deadline: March 15, 2019


Theta Pi Chapter Scholarship


Sponsored by:

International Society For Key Women Educators


Delta Kappa Gamma


CA Area V Theta Pi Chapter

  • Strong interest in field of education
  • Evidence of scholastic accomplishment
  • Transcript of college work
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Statement 1-2 pages, why you are interested in becoming a teacher
 $500 a year

 Click here for scholarship details and application



Deadline: April 15, 2019