External Opportunities

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Opportunities Table
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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: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $8,000
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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: 03/26/2020
  • Award: $500.00
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Varies International Society of Automation Scholarship
The International Society of Automation (ISA) was founded in 1945. ISA is a non-profit organization that supports the efforts of Engineering and...
The International Society of Automation (ISA) was founded in 1945. ISA...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Big Moods Mental Health Scholarship
With the goal of raising public awareness of mental health, Big Moods is annually offering a $500 scholarship presented to college students who...
With the goal of raising public awareness of mental health, Big Moods is...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $500
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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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $3,500.00
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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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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...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
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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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$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: 08/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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$1,000 California Consumer Attorneys Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & DETAILS: $1,000 award to the selected participant. The student must be enrolled in an accredited California university,...
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & DETAILS: $1,000 award to the selected...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 &/or course access ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers
Your submission will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student. Basic life support...
Your submission will be a 750 to 1,000 word essay discussing emergency...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000 &/or course access
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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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  • Award: Varies
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Varies 4BlackYouth.com Scholarship Listings
4BlackYouth.com is a group of African American professionals and students who are on a mission to leverage new technologies to educate and provide...
4BlackYouth.com is a group of African American professionals and...
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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • 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...
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  • Award: $2,500
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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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $5,000/year
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Varies California Community Colleges Transfer Scholarship Listings
A listing of scholarships specifically for students at CA community colleges who are transferring to a 4-year university.
A listing of scholarships specifically for students at CA community...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: 5,000
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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$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...
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  • Award: $2500 or more
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Caring.com Scholarships for Student Caregivers
Scholarship opportunities for students who are caregivers for older loved ones. Opportunity criteria, deadlines, and award amounts vary.
Scholarship opportunities for students who are caregivers for older...
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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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  • Award: $1,500.00
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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...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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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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$500-$40,000 College Board Opportunity Scholarships for High School Students
4,000 students each year will be able to earn scholarships, ranging from $500 to $40,000, for two- or four-year institutions. This program doesn’t...
4,000 students each year will be able to earn scholarships, ranging from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500-$40,000
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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 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...
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  • Award: $1,000
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • Award: $5,000 - $10,000
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Varies EduMed.org Top 50 Scholarships for Nursing, Allied Health, and Medical Students
A listing of 50 scholarships for various health-field related programs of study. Deadlines, criteria, and award amounts vary.
A listing of 50 scholarships for various health-field related programs...
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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$2,500 Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus...
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio...
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  • Award: $2,500
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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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$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...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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