External Opportunities

Looking for more scholarships? Here are some we’ve heard about. Please note: The resources provided below do not constitute an endorsement of the corresponding organization, their site’s sponsors, and/or of their products by Kern Community College District, its campuses, or its respective Financial Aid & Scholarship Offices. Read more about protecting yourself and your information while searching for scholarships here.

Opportunities Table
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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: 01/29/2019
  • 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: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $750
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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: 02/28/2019
  • 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: 02/28/2019
  • 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: 03/01/2019
  • 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: 03/08/2019
  • 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: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2500 or more
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$500.00 Greater Bakersfield New Car Dealers Association Scholarship (Incoming Freshmen)
The Greater Bakersfield New Car Dealers Association Scholarship (Incoming Freshman) is awarded to Kern County High School District graduates....
The Greater Bakersfield New Car Dealers Association Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/21/2019
  • Award: $500.00
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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: 03/31/2019
  • 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: 03/31/2019
  • 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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
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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: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Up to $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: 06/30/2019
  • 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: 06/30/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
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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: 07/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
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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...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $8,000
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Varies "Discover Business" Business School Scholarships
Discover Business provides up-to-date information on 100+ privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed information...
Discover Business provides up-to-date information on 100+ privately...
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$1,000.00 2018 Never Drink And Drive Scholarship
JOHNSON ATTORNEYS GROUP is offering a $1,000 Never Drink and Drive Scholarship. Requires 500 word essay. * The student must be enrolled in a U.S....
JOHNSON ATTORNEYS GROUP is offering a $1,000 Never Drink and Drive...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Abroad Planet Scholarship Resources for International Students
Abroad Planet is an online community of international students studying in the United States. They have provided a listing of scholarship resources...
Abroad Planet is an online community of international students studying...
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Varies American Association of Colleges of Nursing Scholarship Listings
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing education and provides a listing of various...
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national...
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Varies Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation Nursing Scholarships
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships to Kern County nursing students who are currently enrolled in...
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation provides a limited number of...
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Up to $5,000/year California Chafee Grant for Foster Youth
If you are or were in foster care for at least one day, between the ages of 16 and 18 as a dependent or ward of the court and have financial need,...
If you are or were in foster care for at least one day, between the ages...
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  • Award: Up to $5,000/year
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Varies California Society of Radiologic Technologists Scholarship Listings
The mission of the California Society of Radiologic Technologists is to provide leadership for the Radiologic science professions, and to promote...
The mission of the California Society of Radiologic Technologists is to...
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$550 to $6000 California Teachers Association Scholarships
CTA offers several different educational scholarships, grants and awards to members and their dependents throughout the academic year. Award...
CTA offers several different educational scholarships, grants and awards...
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  • Award: $550 to $6000
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$1,000 to $10,000 California Water Service Scholarship Program
California Water Service (Cal Water) has established a scholarship program to assist students residing within its service areas who plan to...
California Water Service (Cal Water) has established a scholarship...
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  • Award: $1,000 to $10,000
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$1,500.00 Caring.com Student-Caregiver Scholarship
Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending an accredited U.S. college or university and caring for a loved one.
Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending...
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Varies Choctaw Nation Career Development & Scholarship Resources
The Choctaw Nation’s Career Development Program is designed to create a pipeline to quality career and technology training as well as services for...
The Choctaw Nation’s Career Development Program is designed to create a...
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  • Award: Varies
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$500 Clutch Prep Scholarships
Business Scholarship • Currently enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university • Pursuing a business degree • Submitted Application by...
Business Scholarship • Currently enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited...
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  • Award: $500
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$1,000.00 Comevo HE Scholarship
Comevo is now accepting applications for it’s 2018 HE Student Scholarship Program. Comevo will be awarding 2, $1000 scholarships to students from...
Comevo is now accepting applications for it’s 2018 HE Student...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship & Internship Programs
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a nonprofit and nonpartisan 501©(3) organization, providing leadership development programs...
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a nonprofit and...
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$2,500.00 DECASO Future Quest Scholarship
DECASO is a decorative arts society offering a scholarship award in for the 2019 academic year, designed to support students from diverse...
DECASO is a decorative arts society offering a scholarship award in for...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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Varies Drum Corps International Scholarships
Annually more than $19,000 in scholarship funding is awarded to deserving World and Open Class corps members. Qualifying students can apply for DCI...
Annually more than $19,000 in scholarship funding is awarded to...
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Varies Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Find out about scholarships for outstanding Pell Grant-eligible African-American, Hispanic-American, American-Indian, Alaskan-Native or...
Find out about scholarships for outstanding Pell Grant-eligible...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarship Listings
The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked on their website, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who...
The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked...
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Varies Grapes From California Scholarships
The California Table Grape Commission, on behalf of the state課ェs table grape growers, offers agricultural scholarships to students residing in the...
The California Table Grape Commission, on behalf of the state課ェs table...
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$500 to $5,000, Based on need Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis...
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage...
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  • Award: $500 to $5,000, Based on need
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Varies Housing Authority of the County of Kern Scholarship
Each year, the Housing Authority funds the Scholarship Awards Program through its discretionary funds. Since 2013, the Housing Authority expanded...
Each year, the Housing Authority funds the Scholarship Awards Program...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies HRSA Scholarships for Health Professions
The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has a variety of scholarship and loan repayment resources available for health care...
The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has a variety of...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Human Rights Campaign Scholarship Database for LGBT Students in California
Human Rights Campaign, a prominent LGBT advocacy group, maintains a state-by-state database of scholarship awards. Like most private scholarships,...
Human Rights Campaign, a prominent LGBT advocacy group, maintains a...
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  • Award: Varies
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$5,000.00 Humbolt State C.A.M.B.I.O Scholarship
C.A.M.B.I.O. will be awarding $5,000 scholarships to underrepresented students attending Humboldt State University and pursuing a Bachelor’s degree...
C.A.M.B.I.O. will be awarding $5,000 scholarships to underrepresented...
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  • Award: $5,000.00
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Varies Kern Agricultural Foundation Scholarships
The Kern Agricultural Foundation fosters agricultural education in Kern County high schools and provides agricultural scholarships for Kern County...
The Kern Agricultural Foundation fosters agricultural education in Kern...
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Varies Kern Community Foundation Scholarships
Kern Community Foundation manages more than two dozen scholarship funds. Students have access to all their scholarship resources through one simple...
Kern Community Foundation manages more than two dozen scholarship funds....
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Varies Kern County Farm Bureau Scholarship Listings
The Kern County Farm Bureau lists a variety of scholarships for students pursuing a career in the agricultural industry.
The Kern County Farm Bureau lists a variety of scholarships for students...
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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...
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$100 to $12,192 for up to four years Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses of: California peace...
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides...
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  • Award: $100 to $12,192 for up to four years
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Varies MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide
Since MALDEF’s founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF...
Since MALDEF’s founding, the civil rights organization has supported the...
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$2,500.00 Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarships
Awards: $2,500 for top video and $2,500 for top essay. Open to entering Freshman only, any major field of study, or undecided. Video and Essay...
Awards: $2,500 for top video and $2,500 for top essay. Open to entering...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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No Less than 10% of System-wide Tuition and Fees Middle Class Scholarship
The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) provides undergraduate students, with family incomes and assets up to $171,000 a scholarship to attend...
The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) provides undergraduate students, with...
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  • Award: No Less than 10% of System-wide Tuition and Fees
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Varies NAACP Scholarships
Each year the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to...
Each year the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...
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  • Award: Varies
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