California Scholarships

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


Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 4, 2022
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

Kia America – HACU STEAM Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Kia Motors America, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2022extended to July 5, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution who have financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicant must be majoring in a STEAM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math). First generation students are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who are residents of the states of California and Georgia.

Bayer Fund STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: Bayer | UNCF
Amount: $4,400
Closing Date: July 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors majoring in a STEM field at an accredited UNCF member institution, accredited HBCU, or any accredited four-year college or university. Preference will be given for candidates in the following states; Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Washington.

Miller Lite Brewed to be Bright Scholarships – National
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who attend a HACU-member institution within the following areas: Colorado, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, California, Miami, Florida, Chicago, Illinois, New York, New York, or Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or DACA recipient, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: BBB Pacific Southwest
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: August 7, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grade 9-12 (graduating classes of 2023-2026) residing and enrolled in school in San Diego County. Applicant mut submit an essay on “The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community.”

Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: BBB Pacific Southwest
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: August 14, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grade 9-12 (graduating classes of 2023-2026) residing and enrolled in school in Orange County (California). Applicant mut submit an essay on “The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community.”

Southern California Movers Scholarship
Sponsor: HireAHelper
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are residents of the state of California and are attending an accredited college or university in one of the following counties: San Diego, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, or Los Angeles. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a moving experience.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Macy’s Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Macy’s | LULAC National Educational Services Center, Inc.
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program. Emergency financial need resulting from the following will qualify students from funding: change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary, or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, or Texas.

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.

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