External Opportunities

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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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$0.00 Nextiva STEAM & Business Scholarship
The Nextiva Scholarship Program supports aspiring students studying in fields related to Business or STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, math)...
The Nextiva Scholarship Program supports aspiring students studying in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
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1,000 African-American Entrepreneurs Grant --- Male Award
$1,000 scholarships for African-American students who are current or aspiring entrepreneurs. The African-American Entrepreneurs Grants aim to help...
$1,000 scholarships for African-American students who are current or...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2021
  • Award: 1,000
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$1,000 African-American Entrepreneurs Grant — Female Award
$1,000 scholarships for African-American students who are current or aspiring entrepreneurs. The African-American Entrepreneurs Grants aim to help...
$1,000 scholarships for African-American students who are current or...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 04/15/2021
  • Award: $1000-$6000
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$2,500.00 AMERICANMUSCLE AUTOMOTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
2 scholarships for $2,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring...
2 scholarships for $2,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing an...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$2,500.00 AmericanTrucks Student Scholarships
2 x $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of...
2 x $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$2,500.00 ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarships
ExtremeTerrain is offering two $2,500 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a...
ExtremeTerrain is offering two $2,500 scholarships, one for the fall...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
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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: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $2500
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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: 12/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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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 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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$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...
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  • Award: $500-$40,000
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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 LGBTQ+ SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
A comprehensive list of scholarships available for LGBTQ students
A comprehensive list of scholarships available for LGBTQ students
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Hook-up of Black Women Scholarships
ABOUT NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. (NHBW, Inc.) – NHBW, Inc. was established in 1974 as a communication network between women’s...
ABOUT NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. (NHBW, Inc.) – NHBW, Inc....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ron Brown Scholarship Resources
The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a 501©3 public charity, managed by an independent Board of Trustees. The Program which was named for the late...
The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a 501©3 public charity, managed by an...
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  • Award: Varies
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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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$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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$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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$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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$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,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $750
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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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$1000, plus attendance to 5-day conference Perennial Plant Association Foundation Scholarship
PPA Foundation Scholarship recipients receive full access to the entire five-day National Perennial Plant Symposium which includes educational...
PPA Foundation Scholarship recipients receive full access to the entire...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000, plus attendance to 5-day conference
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $3,500 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 $3,500 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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 Full Circle Scholarship (American Indian College Fund)
The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate...
The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 Kryder Law First-Generation College Student Scholarship
To qualify as an applicant for The Kryder Law Group, LLC First-Generation College Student Scholarship, applicants must meet the following...
To qualify as an applicant for The Kryder Law Group, LLC...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 Wi’áaşal Future Leaders Scholarship
The Wi’áaşal (Great Oak) Future Leaders Scholarship Fund is open to most enrolled California tribal members. Up to $20,000 is available each year...
The Wi’áaşal (Great Oak) Future Leaders Scholarship Fund is open to most...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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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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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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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 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...
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  • Award: Up to $5,000/year
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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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$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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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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