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Scholarship Information

The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
CalGrants, FAFSA, Loans. All part of life for a senior in high school and the family trying to send them off to college. There has been a strong push from the private colleges in the State of California to compete for students during the current budget crisis public schools are facing from Kindergarten through university levels. See what the possibilities are and explore new options.


Study this information before December 31st of your Senior year so that you and your parents’ finances are in the optimum shape to qualify for financial aid and scholarships. The sooner you apply after the first of the year, the higher priority you have for financial aid that can be disbursed. Don’t wait until the deadline. You can update tax info once your taxes are completed.


Cal Grant
There are Entitlement and Competitive Cal Grants. For Competitive Cal Grants, you have to have an unweighted (no AP or honors bumps) GPA of 2.0, from your sophomore and junior years, including summer school, if you are from a disadvantaged or low-income family. Students from middle-income families need to have an unweighted GPA of 3.0. See website or career counselor




University of California Blue and Gold Plan: Tuition and fees will be waived if your total family income is less than $80,000.  You must file a FAFSA/CA Dream Act application and Cal Grant GPA verification form by March 2nd.  Automatic consideration, no additional application necessary.


University of California Middle Class Scholarship: For students with family incomes up to $100,000 and household assets of no more than $150,000: The MCS will cover 40 percent of systemwide tuition and fees

For students with family incomes up to $150,000 per year (based on a sliding scale) and household assets of no more than $150,000: The MCS will cover between 10 percent and 40 percent of systemwide tuition and fees.

Must apply for financial aid: FAFSA/Dream Act. Automatic consideration; award amounts will vary.


California State University Scholarships: Visit the campus website you are interested in as scholarships may vary by campus. 


Resources for Undocumented Students:


Scholarship List for Students:
1) Ron Brown Scholarships
2) FastWEB Scholarship Search
3) United Negro College Fund Scholarships
4) Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
5) Intel Science Talent Search
6) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
7) FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
8) Gates Millennium Scholarships (Annual)
9) McDonald's Scholarships (Annual)
10) Urban League Scholarships
11) Scholarships by Category
12) National Merit Scholarships
13) College Board Scholarship Search
14) Black Excel Scholarship Gateways

15) FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
16) LULAC - National Scholastic Achievement Awards
17) Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
18) NAACP Scholarships
19) First Generation Student Scholarships
20) ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
21) Asian American Scholarships
22) Siemens Foundation Competition http://www.siemens-foundationorg/
23) International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
24) Minorities & Disabilities Scholarships
25) Guaranteed Scholarships
26) Hope Scholarships and Lifetime Learning Credits
27) Presidential Freedom Scholarships
28) Disabled War Veterans Scholarships
29) Sachs Foundation Scholarships
30) Student Inventors Scholarships
31) A Better Chance Scholarships
32) African American Scholarships (various areas)
33) Scholarships Pathways
34) Private Scholarships For Seniors
35) Scholarship, Loan, Tuition Help
36) Princeton Review Scholarships & Aid
37) Coca-Cola Scholarships
38) Scholarship of the Month
39) Alphabetical List of Scholarships by Field of Study
40) National Federation of The Blind Scholarships
41) Ayn Rand Institute
42) Federation of Musicians Scholarships
43) Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
44) Nursing Scholarships
45) College-Bound High School Seniors - Scholarships
46) AFROTC High School Scholarships
47) Minority Scholarships
48) Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
49) The Elks National Foundation Scholarships
50) MacDonald Scholarships
51) Multicultural Scholarships and Opportunities
52) African American Scholarships http://www.littleafricacom/scholarship/
53) Marine Corps Scholarships
54) Minority Student Scholarships (55 Listed)
55) Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships
56) Dream Deferred Essay Contest
57) STATE FARM INSURANCE Hispanic Scholarships
58) National Scholarships at All Levels
59) Burger King Scholars
60) Major Scholarships and Fellowships
61) Nursing Scholarships Opportunities
62) Lagrant Scholarships: Minorities, Public Relations & Other
63) Students With Autism Scholarships
64) Scholarships for Students Working for Peace and Justice
65) Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches
66) Scholarships for Study Abroad
67) Urban League Scholarships with Gillette
68) Will To Win Scholarships
69) The Big Sun Scholarships (Students on Sports Teams)
70) Scholarships for Women
71) American Chemical Society Scholarships
72) Sallie Mae Grants and Scholarships
73) Scholarships List and Search
74) Scholarships for Single Mothers
75) Hispanic Scholarship Fund
76) African American College Grants

77) College Net Scholarship Search
78) Scholarships For Hispanics
79) Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Scholarship
80) Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
81) ELA Foundation Scholarships (disabled) http://www.elaorg/scholarships/scholarships.html
82) Jeanette Rankin Grant/Scholarship For Low-Income Women (over 35)
83) Minority Undergraduate Fellows Program
84) Shell Oil Scholarships
85) College Connection Scholarships
86) Super College Scholarships
87) African American College Grants
88) Best Buy Scholarships (over 1,000)
89) Student Loan Consolidation (read Info)
90) Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
91) Master List of Scholarships

92) AES Engineering Scholarships (Essay)
93) The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
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94) Gateway to 10 Free Scholarship Searches
95) Federal Scholarships and Aid
96) International Students Help and Scholarships
97) Elks National Foundation Scholarships (Over 500
98) Black Excel Scholarship Gateway
99) Peterson's Aid and Scholarships Help
100) Sammy Scholarships--Body by Milk
101) Coveted National Scholarships
102) Scholarships for Military Children
103) Martin Luther King Scholarships
104) New York Women in Communications Foundation (Other States)
105) Art and Writing Awards
106) Edison International Scholars Program
107) Law Enforcement Scholarships (Every Three Months)
108) Chicana/Latina Foundation
109) Civil Rights Defense Fund
110) Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
111) Online Associate Degree Scholarship
112) Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships
113) Asian American Journalist Association
114) American Assoc. of University Women

115) Scholarships by State
116) Engineering School Scholarships
117) Scholarship News
118) Recession Relief Scholarships
119) Orphan Foundation of America
120) September 11th Scholarship Funds
121) Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarships
122) American Fire Sprinkler Scholarship Contest
123) Mensa Scholarship Essay Scholarship
124) Miss America Scholarships
125) Davidson Fellow Scholarships
126) Federal Student Aid Portal
127) Josh Gibson Foundation Scholarship (Baseball Essay)
128) The National Society of High School Scholars
129) Alger Association Scholarships (Horatio) http://www.horatioalgerorg/scholarships
130) Collegiate Inventors Competition
131) Alphabetical Index to Scholarships and Aid
132) Alphabetical List of Scholarships by Field of Study
133) Union Plus Scholarship Database
134) Federation of Musicians Scholarships
135) Scholarships on the Net (1500 Links)
136) Minority Nurse Gateway of Scholarships
137) Bowling Scholarships
138) Red Cross Presidential Intern Program
139) Major Scholarships and Fellowships
140) Scholarships in Criminal Justice & Related Fields majors/
141) Newspapers of America Fellowships NAAMinorityFellowships.aspx
142) KFC Colonel's Scholars Program
143) Nursing Scholarships Opportunities
144) Lagrant Scholarships: Minorities, Public Relations & Other
145) Students With Autism Scholarships
146) Disabled War Veterans Scholarships
147) National Society of Arts and Letters Scholarships
148) Scholarships for Students with Epilepsy
149) Urban League Scholarships with Gillette
150) Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest
151) APS Minority Scholarship (Physics)
152) Courageous Persuaders Scholarships
153) Annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
154) Students With Disabled Parents Scholarships
155) Microsoft University Careers Scholarships
156) The "Negro Spiritual" Scholarship Foundation
157) Siemens Westinghouse Competition (Now College Board)
158) Native American Scholarships
159) Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
160) USA Access Education Scholarships
161) Questbridge College Prep Scholarships
162) National Association of Negro Musicians Scholarships (contact branches)
163) William A Lee Memorial Scholarships (Chicago)
164) The National Society of High School Scholars
165) Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships
166) Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
167) Family Dollars Scholarships
168) Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarships
169) SEIU Lottery Scholarship Program
170) Scholarships from Kitchen & Bath Association
171) Americanism Essay Contest
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