External Opportunities

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,000 Sustainable Future Through Solar Energy Scholarship
Sullivan Solar Power is proud to offer a Sustainable Future Through Solar Energy Scholarship. $2,000 will be awarded to high school seniors or...
Sullivan Solar Power is proud to offer a Sustainable Future Through...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$750 CCIS Future Contractors Scholarship
The CCIS Future Contractors Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in...
The CCIS Future Contractors Scholarship is for graduating high school...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $750
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$1000-$6000 National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) Scholarship Program
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. offers various scholarships each year for Black and African American students pursuing a future in...
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. offers various scholarships...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $1000-$6000
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$2500 VIDA Creative Arts Impact Scholarship
Twice per year, the Creative Art Impact Scholarship program will award one (1) individual passionate about artistic creativity and positively...
Twice per year, the Creative Art Impact Scholarship program will award...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2500
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$2,000.00 AMERICANMUSCLE AUTOMOTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
4 scholarships for $2,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring...
4 scholarships for $2,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing an...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
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$2,000.00 AmericanTrucks Student Scholarships
4 x $2000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of...
4 x $2000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
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$3,000.00 ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarships
ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a...
ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$1,000 CA Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship Program
$1,000 scholarship to 60 qualified students who are California residents. Applicants must be full-time students in good academic standing at an...
$1,000 scholarship to 60 qualified students who are California...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Dolan Law Firm Justice Empowerment Scholarship
Applicants are required to create a short video on the topic of justice that most inspired them and post the video on YouTube by July 31st 2018....
Applicants are required to create a short video on the topic of justice...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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Up to $5000 and trip to Washington D.C. The Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Are you a high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an...
Are you a high school student making a difference through volunteering?...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5000 and trip to Washington D.C.
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$5,000.00 WaterZI Scholarship
The WaterZI Scholarship is designed to aid students preparing for careers working with, or in the protection of water. WZI will award a $5,000.00...
The WaterZI Scholarship is designed to aid students preparing for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
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Varies The Edison Scholars Program
The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of tomorrow — the dreamers, inventors, guardians and pioneers — those who...
The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
Eligibility You have been diagnosed with diabetes (any type) You have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in, an accredited college or...
Eligibility You have been diagnosed with diabetes (any type) You have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 Newsome Melton Student Leadership Scholarship
Eligible students must meet these criteria: 3.0 GPA; History of leadership at school or in the community; Enrolled in or accepted to an...
Eligible students must meet these criteria: 3.0 GPA; History of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,500 The Medical Malpractice Help Community Service Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria for the Community Service Scholarship 3.0 GPA; Documented history of community service; Enrolled in or accepted to...
Eligibility Criteria for the Community Service Scholarship 3.0 GPA; ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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$5000, $200 Gift Card, or College Tech Package "I Can Afford College" Snaps for College Cash Sweepstakes
The lucky grand-prize winner of the I Can Afford College – Snaps for College Cash Sweepstakes will receive a $5,000 scholarship that can be used...
The lucky grand-prize winner of the I Can Afford College – Snaps for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5000, $200 Gift Card, or College Tech Package
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Varies The Point Foundation Scholarship (LGBTQ)
The Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including: A proven track record of leadership and community...
The Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 American Society of Safety Professionals Bakersfield Chapter Scholarship
The ASSP Bakersfield Chapter Scholarship is intended to promote an education path that will lead to, or support, employment in the fields of...
The ASSP Bakersfield Chapter Scholarship is intended to promote an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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Varies PG&E Scholarships
Pacific Gas and Electric has a wide range of scholarships to help the next generation of Californians succeed and innovate in both STEM-based and...
Pacific Gas and Electric has a wide range of scholarships to help the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Chrissy Weems Scholarship
The Chrissy Weems Scholarship was created to help the future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world. All high school seniors who have...
The Chrissy Weems Scholarship was created to help the future...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Up to $29,000 The National Scholarship Award for DREAMers
The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s...
The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $29,000
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$1,000 DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarship
DevTeam.Space is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to be used towards your educational and professional development goals.
DevTeam.Space is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to be used towards your...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 GFWC/Woman's Club of Bakersfield Scholarship for Nursing Students (RN/VN)
The Woman’s Club of Bakersfield is a member of the California Federation of Women’s Clubs and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. They are one...
The Woman’s Club of Bakersfield is a member of the California Federation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 - $8,000 California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation Scholarship
The California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation awards two 4-year scholarships and four 2-year scholarships to high school seniors whose...
The California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation awards two...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 - $8,000
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$2500 or more CANERS Foundation Scholarship
The CANERS Foundation distributes scholarship applications for the benefit of students who are interested in pursuing an education and career in...
The CANERS Foundation distributes scholarship applications for the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2500 or more
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$500 CCCSFAAA Scholarship
The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) will sponsor a total of twenty $500 student...
The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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Varies Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational...
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies CANFIT Nutrition, Physical Education and Culinary Arts Scholarships
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific...
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$10,000 The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to...
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
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Varies The Mike Quevedo Sr. Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to the sons and daughters of members of those Laborers local unions participating as sponsors of the Mike Quevedo Sr....
Scholarships will be awarded to the sons and daughters of members of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 National Foster Parent Association Youth Scholarship
The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA members whose birth, foster and US adopted youth wish to further their education...
The National Foster Parent Association offers scholarships to NFPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$3,500.00 Kern Division California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
The Kern Division California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship is awarded to transfer students majoring in Teaching (Education, Liberal...
The Kern Division California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500.00
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Up to $5,500 over 3 years Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship
The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) is a 501c3 organization that awards multi-year scholarships to financially-disadvantaged students with documented...
The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) is a 501c3 organization that awards...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,500 over 3 years
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$1,000.00 Kern County Wool Growers Auxiliary Scholarship
The purpose of the Kern County Wool Growers Auxiliary Scholarship Program is to promote continuing education in agriculture and agriculture-related...
The purpose of the Kern County Wool Growers Auxiliary Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Up to $5,000 Veterans of Foreign Wars "Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship"
The VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their...
The VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” provides service members...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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Up to $3,700 The Point Community College Program (LGBTQ Transfer Scholarship)
The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or...
The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,700
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Varies ThanksUSA Scholarship
ThanksUSA provides need-based college, technical and vocational school scholarships and pathways to meaningful employment for children and spouses...
ThanksUSA provides need-based college, technical and vocational school...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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5,000 California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Scholarship
The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship....
The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 5,000
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$1,000.00 Chalik & Chalik Cancer Survivors Scholarship
The Chalik and Chalik Cancer Survivors Scholarship will recognize a deserving student who not only survived a devastating illness but now...
The Chalik and Chalik Cancer Survivors Scholarship will recognize a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,500.00 Cordisco & Saile Leukemia Scholarship
Are you a leukemia survivor? Do you have a family member affected by leukemia? Tell your story and apply for a $1,500 college scholarship....
Are you a leukemia survivor? Do you have a family member affected by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$5,000 - $10,000 Education.com Scholarships for Future Teachers
Education.com offers three (3) types of scholarships for future teachers. Criteria and award amounts vary.
Education.com offers three (3) types of scholarships for future...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000 - $10,000
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$1,000.00 John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
The John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship is open to high-achieving college students who meet this criteria: You or a loved one...
The John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship is open to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$5,000 Bamboo HR Scholarship
BambooHR will award 3 winners to receive a $5,000 scholarship each. To be eligible for one of the scholarships, you must be: Enrolled at an...
BambooHR will award 3 winners to receive a $5,000 scholarship each. To...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
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Free conference registration and lodging for 3 nights ($1,000+ value) MMANC Annual Conference Scholarship for Students
MMANC is now accepting scholarship applications for students who would like to join us at the 2019 MMANC Annual Conference in October! Scholarship...
MMANC is now accepting scholarship applications for students who would...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Free conference registration and lodging for 3 nights ($1,000+ value)
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$2,500 Live Bearded Scholarship
To apply for the Live Bearded Scholarship, you must record at minimum, a 90 second video telling us a little about you, the school you’re...
To apply for the Live Bearded Scholarship, you must record at minimum, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,500.00 PTAC Crew Scholarship
PTAC Crew will award $1,500 to one student, either currently attending or planning to attend a vocational or technical school. In order to...
PTAC Crew will award $1,500 to one student, either currently attending...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$250.00 Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Education Foundation is offering a scholarship open to local high school seniors beginning...
The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
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$2,500 Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship
Credit Sesame will select two scholarship recipients during the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Each scholarship period, Credit Sesame will select one...
Credit Sesame will select two scholarship recipients during the 2019 –...
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  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship
Ashoori Law offers a $1,000 scholarship to assist one driven, kind-hearted college student with a history of going beyond themselves to do good for...
Ashoori Law offers a $1,000 scholarship to assist one driven,...
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  • Award: $1,000
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Up to $8,000 Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development Scholarships
A variety of scholarships sponsored by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to incentivize healthcare professionals...
A variety of scholarships sponsored by the California Office of...
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  • Award: Up to $8,000
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