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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

NAME  Area/Focus
Requirements/Notes
Amount
Application Details
Deadline
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

Sema Memorial Scholarship  Automotive Careers
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Incoming freshmen or continued enrollment in college, university or post-secondary career and technology school in the U.S.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Degree or certification that leads to a career in automotive
  • All majors welcome
  • Passion for automotives
 Earn up to $5000 Click here for details at https://www.sema.org/scholarships Deadline: March 1, 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

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CSEA Dependent Scholarships  IRS Dependents of CSEA Members (including spouses) can apply for a scholarship
  • Must be a Dependent of a CSEA Member in good standing
  • Academic achievement, character, leadership and extra curricular activities within the community considered
  • Financial need may be taken into consideration
  • First Year Scholarships (43 awarded)
  • Community College Scholarships (5 awarded)
  • College/Vocation Scholarship (5 awarded)

CSEA Members click here to logon at

https://www.csea.com

 

Hover on "Benefits"

under the column "Education Services" click on "Dependent Scholarships"

Application will be available January 7, 2019 and Deadline: March 1, 2019
CSEA-The Jody Bell Member Student Loan Reducer Program  CSEA (California School Employees Association) Members 
  • CSEA Members in good standing
  • Minimum $10,000 in outstanding federal or private student loans
  • Debt must be in applicant's name only
  • Must be a graduate of a U.S. accredited college or university with a degree
Twenty (20) $500 grants

CSEA Members click here to logon at https://www.csea.com

 

Hover on "Benefits" under the column "Education Services" click on "Student Loan Reducer Program"

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Scholarship For Dreamers Dreamers
  • HS Grad
  • CA Transfer Stdt
  • Must attend one of these colleges:
  • CSU East Bay
  • CSU Long Beach
  • CSU San Bernardino
  • SFSU
  • SJSU
  • Sonoma State
  • UC Merced
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • University of La Verne
Up to $29,000 towards a Bachelor's Degree and is renewable until a student's funds run out See website www.TheDream.US

National Scholarship Deadline: February 28, 2019

 

Opportunity Scholarship Deadline:  January 31, 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
 $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 

 

         
Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Award  MPC transfer students accepted to UC Santa Cruz for Fall 2019 
  • Applicant must show exceptional achievement through academic and extracurricular accomplishments despite adverse socioeconomic conditions
  • Demonstrate an involvement in activities that assist and improve the lives of others
  • Exhibit outstanding leadership qualities that reflect the ideals of the Pister Leadership Opportunity Program
  • Because of financial need, would not otherwise be able to attend UC Santa Cruz
  • Qualify for Fall 2019 admission to UCSC as a new junior transfer student
$20,000

Click here for application

 

https://financialaid.ucsc.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/pister.html

 

Submit completed application to the MPC Student Financial Services Office.

Contact Person:

Deanna Galdo

(831) 646-3042 or dgaldo@mpc.edu. 

Deadline:

February 8, 2019

           
Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship   Women
  • MPC female student who will qualify to transfer as a new junior for Fall 2019 to a University of California campus 
  • Be eligible for financial aid
  • History of outstanding academic and extracurricular success despite socioeconomic hardship
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
 $20,000

Click here to access scholarship guidelines and to download application

 

https://baskinfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarship-program-overview/

 

 

Submit completed application to the MPC Student Financial Services Office.

Contact Person:

Deanna Galdo

(831) 646-3042 or dgaldo@mpc.edu

Application Deadline:  February 22, 2019

 

Theta Pi Chapter Scholarship

 

Sponsored By: International Society For Key Women Educations

 

Delta Kappa Gamma

 

California Area V

 

Theta Pi Chapter

 Women
  • Applicant must a woman studying to be a K-12 teacher in CA
  • Applicant has completed 45 units of college work with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Strong interest in entering the field of education
  • Evidence of scholastic accomplishment
 $500 a year

 Scholarship Application Instructions

 Scholarship App-Fillable form

 Scholarship App-printable form

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2019