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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

 Name
Requirements/Notes
Website
Amount
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

 

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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

 

 

  

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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

 

 

 

 

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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

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

http://www.fastweb.com/

 

 

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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
Requirements/Notes
Amount
Application Details
Deadline
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

2@$500

1@$1000

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 details page 2

 

Click here for website:www.choctawcareers.com

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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
 $1000-$2500

Click her for application details:

https://cfmco.academicworks.com/opportunities/321

Deadline:

March 15, 2019

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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

https://foundationccc.org/What-We-Do/System-Support-and-Services/Real-Estate-Endowment/Real-Estate-Scholarships
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

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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
 $1000

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

(CLOSED)

Theta Pi Chapter Scholarship

 

Sponsored by:

International Society For Key Women Educators

 

Delta Kappa Gamma

 

CA Area V Theta Pi Chapter

 Women
  • 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