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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

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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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Specific Scholarships or Websites Related to Specific Topics of Study

NAME  Area/Focus
Requirements/Notes
Amount
Application Details
Deadline
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship 

Choctaw Tribal Members

Choctaw Nation Career Development Program
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Click here for details page 1

 

Click here for details page 2

 Open

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

Application opens Nov.1, 2018

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

Application TBA

 

Submit completed application to the MPC Student Financial Services Office.

Contact Person:

Deanna Galdo

(831) 646-3042 or dgaldo@mpc.edu. 

Application Opens-TBA

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

Website, scholarship guidelines and to download application-TBA

 

Submit completed application to the MPC Student Financial Services Office.

Contact Person:

Deanna Galdo

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

Application Opens-TBA