ATTENTION CURRENT AND FUTURE COLLEGE STUDENTS! SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE

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East County News Service

Source: Senator Joel Anderson

April 16, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) – Senator Joel Anderson’s office has provided a list of scholarships  and grants available.  Below is a list, along with other helpful information share with college students and soon-to-be college students.

"My wife and I are the proud parents of two college graduates and we know first-hand how expensive college can be these days. That’s why we want you to have this valuable information," says Senator Anderson (R-Alpine).

The list below is not meant to be all-encompassing, nor is it endorsed by the State Senate. It is simply a helpful starting point. If you are aware of additional resources not included, please forward them to Senator.Anderson@senate.ca.gov to add to the list.

A word to the wise: these scholarships and grants have a wide range of eligibility requirements and deadline dates, so please be sure to read them thoroughly and act quickly.  Those with upcoming deadlines are at the top, but a number of the links included list multiple opportunities with deadlines that vary.

Scholarships & Grants

Programs for Veterans & Dependents (CalVet Fee Waiver):

https://www.calvet.ca.gov/veteran-services-benefits/education

Search College Board for Scholarships:

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Name: Eve Hall Memorial LMI Scholarship Program

 

Name: American Legion

Website: http://www.legion.org/scholarships

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies; next one is May 15, 2014

Name: American Association of University Women—San Diego Branch Scholarship

Website: http://www.aauwsandiego.org/localscholarships.html

Amount: Up to $1,500

Deadline: April 19, 2014

Name: Comerica Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Website: http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/previewScholarship?scholarshipId=1003522

Amount: Up to $2,275

Deadline: April 26, 2014

Name: The Fountainhead Essay Contest

Website: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: April 26, 2014

Name: Armed Forces Electronics and Communications Association

Website: http://www.afcea-sd.org/education/8000-college-scholarship-program/

Amount: $8,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Name: A.W. Bodine — Sunkist Memorial Scholarship

Website: http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?id=2008

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Name: Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach Communications

Website: http://www.cappex.com/page/scholarships/details.jsp?scholarshipID=3708&sortBy=&reverse=false

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Name: SanDisk Corporation Scholarship

Website: http://www.sandisk.com/about-sandisk/corporate-responsibility/community/scholars-program/

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Name: Byron Hanke Fellowship

Website: http://www.cairf.org/scholarships/hanke.aspx

Amount: $3,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Name: Copyright Awareness Scholarship through the Music Publishers Association

Website: http://www.mpa.org/

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: May, 2014

Name: Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Website: http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/JaneMKlausmanWomenInBusinessScholarship.aspx

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Name: Joe Perdue Scholarship

Website: http://www.clubfoundation.org/joePerdueScholarship.htm

Amount: Awards Vary

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Name: The Nordstrom Scholarship Programs

Website: www.nordstrom.com/scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

Name: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship

Website: http://www.sdias.org/PDF/2014-Gandhi-Scholarship-Form-2014.pdf

Amount: $40,000

Deadline: May 08, 2014

Name: John Wright Memorial Scholarship

Website: http://www.treefund.org/scholarships/tree-fund-scholarships

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Name: Santee Kiwanis Community Service Scholarship

Website: http://santeekiwanis.org/scholarships/

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: May 15, 2014

Name: California Restaurant Association Scholarship Program

Website: http://www.calrest.org/foundation/our-programs/scholarships/craef-scholarship-qualifications-and-procedure/

Amount: TBD

Deadline: May 16, 2014

Name: Association of Iranian- American Professionals

Website: http://www.iasfund.org/applications/

Award: Varies

Deadline: May 17, 2014

Name: B. Davis Scholarship

Website: www.sandiegocalsoap.com

Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 26, 2014

Name: MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship

Website: http://www.mcca.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewpage&pageid=477

Award: Up to $10,000

Deadline: May 29, 2014

Name: MyBookBuyer.com Textbooks for a Year Scholarship

Website: http://mybookbuyer.com/mybookbuyer-scholarship/

Award: $1,250

Deadline: May 31, 2014

Name: American Society of Professional Estimators

Website: http://www.aspenational.org/Education_Scholarships.aspx

Award: TBD

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Name: National Pathfinder Scholarship

Website: http://www.nfrw.org/programs/scholarships.htm

Award: $2,500

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Name: Optimist Club International

Website: http:// http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships4.cfm/

Award: Up to $2,500

Deadline: June 15, 2014

Name: Tylenol Scholarship

Website: http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/tylenol-scholarship.html

Award: Up to $10,000

Deadline: June 15, 2014

Name: Jack B. Eckley Minority Scholarship in Telecommunications

Website: http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?id=7226

Award:Awards Vary

Deadline: June 30 (fall); November 30 (spring); April 30 (summer)

Name: Harold E. Ennes/Robert D. Greenberg Scholarships

Website: http://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Harold-E-Ennes/Robert-D-Greenberg-Scholarships/-s-d-2228

Award: $3,000

Deadline: July 1, 2014

Name: Avis Budget Group Scholarship

Website: http://college-scholarships.findthebest.com/l/1673/Avis-Budget-Group-Scholarship

Award: Up to $2,000

Deadline: June 30, 2014

Name: Lincoln Forum Platt Family Scholarship Essay Contest

Website: http://www.thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.php

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Name: Western Union Family Scholarship Program

Website: http://foundation.westernunion.com/education_programs.html

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Summer, 2014

Name: Quest Bridge Scholarship

Website: http://http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-how-to-apply

Amount: Various Awards

Deadline: August, 2014

Name: National Association of Women Business Owners

Website: http://www.aie.org/scholarships/detail.cfm?id=16406

Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Name: San Diego Chinese Center Year of the Dragon Scholarship

Website: http://www.awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=811

Amount: $500

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Name: Xerox Minority Scholarship

Website: http://www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html

Amount: $1,000 to $10,000

Deadline: September 30th, 2014

Name: Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Scholarship

Website: http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?id=15358

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: October 4, 2014

Name: Coca Cola Scholars Foundation (High School Only)

Website: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/+programs

Amount: Up to $1,500

Deadline: October 31, 2014

Name: Sharps Compliance Inc.

Website: http://www.sharpsinc.com/learning-center/scholarships

http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/sharps-scholarship-program.php

Amount: Varies

Deadline: October 31, 2014

Name: Proof-Reading.com Scholarship Program

Website: http://www.proof-reading.com/proof-reading_scholarship_program.asp

Amount: Up to $1,500

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Name: Veterans of Foreign Wars - Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Website: http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Name: VFW - Voice of Democracy

Website: http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Name: ROTC/Air Force Four-Year Scholarship

Website: http://afrotc.com/scholarships/high-school/scholarship-types/

Amount: Up to Full Tuition with book stipend

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Scholarships with Multiple/Various/Unspecified Deadlines

Name: American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF)

How to Apply: Telephone (866) 866-8642 or email: scholarships@nrc1.org

Website: http://http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_progs_sf_scholarshipfund

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Varies

Name: American Society of Landscape Architects

Website: http://asla.org/contentdetail.aspx?id=23766

Amount: $4,000 - Two Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Name: California Land Surveyors Associations

Website: http://www.californiasurveyors.org/scholarsh.html

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Name: California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Website: : http://www.calcpa.org/content/scholarship.aspx

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Name: Easley National Scholarship Program

Website: http://eaop.ucsd.edu/college/paying-scholarships.html

Amount: Multiple, various

Deadline: Multiple, various

Name: Hemophilia Association

Website: http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/MainPgs/MainNHF.aspx?menuid=55&contentid=36

Amount: Up to $4,000

Deadline:Varies

Name: Holiday Bowl Memorial Scholarship Award

Website: http://www.holidaybowl.com/about-us/scholarship.html

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: TBD

Name: James D. Phelan Art Award

Website: http://artadia.org/awards/

Amount: Up to $7,500

Deadline: Varies-June, July, October

Name: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Website: http://www.lls.org/resourcecenter/helpfulorganizations/financialresources/scholarships/

Amount: $1,000 per year

Deadline: Varies

Name: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Website: http://www.namisandiego.org/education.php

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: Varies

Name: Public Relations Society of America

Website: http://www.prsafoundation.org/scholarships.html

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Varies

Name: RMHC/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources Scholarship

Website: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fRMHC

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: Varies

Name: San Diego County Medical Society

How to Apply: Email gehring@sdcma.org

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: TBD

Name: StudentScholarships.Org

Website: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php

Amount: Multiple, various

Deadlines: Multiple, various

Name: Texas Exes - The University of Texas Incoming Freshman

Website: https://www.texasexes.org/ch/index.asp?c=523&m=3

Amount: Up to $2,000

Deadline: application submitted with UT application

Name: United Negro College Fund Scholarships

Website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/

Amount: Multiple, various

Deadline: Multiple, various

Ongoing/Rolling Scholarships

Name: The ECPOA Memorial Fund Scholarship

Website: http://www.elcajonpoa.org/scholarship.html

Amount: $500

Deadline: Ongoing

Name: San Diego County Plant and Flower Association

Website: http://www.flowerandplant.org/scholarshipopportunities.html

How to Apply: Jan Berry (760) 431-2572 or email info@flowerandplant.org

Amount: Variable

Deadline: Ongoing

Name: San Diego Insurance Adjusters Association

Website: http://www.sdiaa.org/education.php

Amount: Up to $350 per course

Deadline: Ongoing

Name: Sharp Grossmont Hospital - Volunteer Nurse Scholarship

Website: http://www.sharp.com/grossmont/volunteer-opportunities.cfm

Amount: Up to $2,000

Deadline: Ongoing