California Scholarships

Scholarships for students California. Some scholarships specifically open to California students, and others give preference to students in California.

CalCPA Scholarship
Sponsor: CalCPA Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: Varies
Description: Scholarships are open to students with an interest in pursing professional careers in the accounting field. Applicant must be enrolled at an institution of higher learning in the state of California and must be a member of CalCPA (student membership is free). CalCPA chapters have different deadlines for scholarship – see website for details.

Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Capture the Dream
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Bay Area students who will be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit institution in the fall. Applicant must either be a single parent or a low-income minority student.

Catina Rose Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Crime Victims United Charitable Foundation
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or high school graduates who are California residents. Applicant must be a victim or victim survivor of a crime.

Teacher Librarian Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a professional Teacher Librarian Credentialing program or a Master’s Degree program in preparation to become a school Teacher Librarian. Applicant must also be a resident of the area served by the CSLA Southern Region.

Wallin & Klarich Scholarship
Sponsor: Wallin & Klarich
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating college seniors in California who will be attending an accredited law school in California. Applicant must have an interest in becoming a criminal justice attorney.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students majoring in Supply Chain Management who either permanent residents or students in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, or Illinois.

Jewell Gardiner Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a Teacher Librarian Credential program and are current members of CSLA Northern Region.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Los Angeles Founding Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 90000-93500. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

NEWH | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Northern California with zip codes starting with 936 to 961.. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 2, 2017
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco/Bay Area, or Washington, DC areas.

The Music Center Spotlight Program
Sponsor: The Music Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 16, 2017
Description: Program is open to Southern California high school students who have talent in Acting, Non-Classical Voice, Classical Voice, Non-Classical Dance, Ballet, Jazz Instrumental and Classical Instrumental. Applicant must submit an audition video.

American Association of Japanese University Women Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Association of Japanese University Women
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female students enrolled in an accredited California college or university who has junior, senior, or graduate standing in the school year 2017-2018. Applicant must demonstrate a desire and intent to fulfill a leadership role in their chosen field of study and be a contributor to U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchanges.

Jewell Gardiner Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a Teacher Librarian Credential program and are current members of CSLA Northern Region.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in Supply Chain Management who are either permanent residents or students in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, or Illinois.

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