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Outside organizations also send our office scholarship opportunities. Please read through the criteria or click on each link for more information. You must apply for each scholarship opportunity and the organization will inform you of the status of each application.

The Scholarship Office is not affiliated with any of these outside opportunities. Please direct your questions to the contact information on the website for each associated scholarship.

Current Scholarships

Addictions.com Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2023
Website: Addictions.com

Amount: Up to $2,500

Answer both questions in 500-700 words:

-How does substance abuse & addiction affect society today?

-What can we do to reduce the negative effects of addiction, help people access treatment resources, and decrease the burden of addiction on society?

Automotive Stuff Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2023
Website: Automotivestuff.com

Amount: $2,000

Submit a brief essay of roughly 500 words, detailing “The State of the American Car Industry”.

Florin|Roebig Trail Attorneys Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2023
Website:  Florinroebig.com

Amount: Up to $750

In a 1,200 word essay, answer the following questions:

Using your first-hand experience as a student during an election year, what long-term effects will voting have on college students’ general culture? What alterations, both good and bad, may students anticipate in the future in terms of voting? What kinds of legal adjustments should be made, and would this produce a favorable or unfavorable election?

The Beliz Law Firm

Deadline: June 1, 2023
Website: Belizlaw.com

Amount: $500

The Beliz Law Firm is offering a scholarship that will raise awareness about distracted driving and help students achieve their goals. To apply, submit an original video with 3 important distracted driving safety tips.

Tuition Explorer Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2023
Website: Tuitionexplorer.com

Amount: $2,000

Write an essay of 1000+ words on the topic “How Much Does It Cost to Study in the US?”

GrammarBrain Scholarship

Deadline: December 30, 2022
Website: GrammarBrain Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

GrammarBrain is providing a scholarship to one student who displays exceptional thinking related to English, and the changing dynamics that are occurring in English thanks to the digital era. Students with profound reading and writing skills and who show academic achievement with a desire to advance our society are encouraged to apply.

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship

Deadline: January 1st & June 30th
Website: Design Your Future Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

In 500 words or less, describe your ideal future life and how you plan to achieve that dream. 

Point Foundation

Deadline: January 4, 2023, 9:00 a.m. PST
Website: Point Foundation Community College Scholarship

Students with a focus on hair are eligible to apply for a Bumble and bumble Community College Scholarship, which offers continuing education opportunities with Bumble and bumble.

California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) Car Career Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2021 at 11:59AM PST
Website: CNCDA Foundation’s Car Career Scholarship

This Scholarship is for students enrolled in auto tech programs in the state of California. The top twenty scholarship awardees will receive $5,000 each and one statewide recipient will receive $10,000.

Students must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a resident in California
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current college undergraduates who plan to enroll in part-time (minimum of 6 credits) or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year college or vocational-technical school for the upcoming academic year. If a student is selected as a recipient and will not be enrolled for the entire academic year, the award will be prorated.
  • Be pursuing an Automotive Technology degree.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). 

Award Notifications will be made in August 2021

California Assisted Living Association

Deadline: October 10, 2021
Application Website: CALA Scholarship

Multiple scholarships available to those interested in serving older adults and exploring a potential career path in Senior Living. 

The 2021 Next Generation HVAC Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2021
Application Website: 2022 HVAC Scholarship

Multiple scholarships for those pursing and education in HVAC. There will be 20 recipients of $2,500 each along with a 1-year supply of WD-40 products, Truewerk workwear system, and a 1 year Housecall Pro “Essentials” subscription. 

Women with Impact

5-Week Academies: July 11, 2022 and August 9, 2022
Application Website: https://www.girlswithimpact.org/100kblackwomen

Women With Impact is currently embarking on an effort to train 100K Black women and girls in leadership with support from Shea Moisture.

Annual Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships 

Website: Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

List of multiple scholarships according to the type of degree as well as other scholarship resources. 

Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) Scholarship

Deadline: March 17st 
Website: Cisoa.org

Provide a personal statement outlining your educational goals and how you plan to use the scholarship funds

  • Amount $1,500.00

American Pavilion Annual General Education Scholarship

Deadline: August 1st 
Website: American Pavillion

Write a 1000-word essay that describes your academic goals and what you plan to do post graduation 

  • Amount $1000.00 

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship 

Deadline: January 1 & June 30
Website: Design Your Future

Open to students from all underrepresented backgrounds and all majors. Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream. 

  • Award: $2500.00

Citywide Law Scholarship

Deadline: March 1
Website: CityWide Law Group

Compose an essay of 500-1000 words on a legal topic of your choice. 

  • Award: $1500.00

AJ Wang Foundation – Scholarship Fund

Application Period: April 15 - June 1 annually
Website: AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship

The AJ Wang Foundation grants scholarships of $2,000 per year for up to three years while attending selected community colleges in the Los Angeles, Ventura, and Orange County areas.

Students must meet the following criteria: 

  • Full time attendance
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Resident or citizen of USA and its territories or DACA and/or Dream Act eligible
  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Be a graduating high school senior with the goal to attend a community college and earn a degree or certification, and/or meet transfer requirement
  • Submit application form, letter of application, resume, latest transcript from 9th grade through at least the first semester of high school senior year to schou88888@gmail.com

Notification of awards will be provided by late July via email. For more detailed information, please visit www.ajwangfoundation.org and fill out and print the AJ Wang Foundation Application.

American Welding Society Praxair International Scholarship 

Deadline: March 1st
Website: Aws.org

For welding and metal fabrication students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. 

  • Award: $2,500.00

Source Data Products Scholarship

Deadline: February 5 & July 15
Website: Source Data Products

Compose an essay of 800-1000 words on a data prompt. 

  • Award: $500.00

CJ Pony Parts Video Contest Scholarship

Deadline: April 15 & October 15
Website: CJ Pony Parts

Create a short video on one of the following topics:

  1. What is your first memory of a Mustang?
  2. How does a Mustang relate to your field of study?
  3. With the recent development of autonomous/self-driving vehicles, how do you see that changing the automotive industry?
  4. CJ Pony Parts has been around for over 30 years; where do you see yourself 30 years from now?
  5. As Lee Iacocca was the lead influencer for the debut of the Ford Mustang in April 1964, who is most influential in your life and why? 
  • Award: $500.00

Pretty Photoshop Actions Bi-Annual Scholarship

Deadline: October 15
Website: Pretty Photoshop Actions

Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800-1000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the provided topics. 

  • Award: $500.00

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship

Deadline: April 15
Website: Pretty Presets For Lightroom

Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800-1000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on provided topics. 

  • Award: $500.00

All For Mailers Scholarship

Deadline: March 15 & September 15 
Website: All for Mailers, Inc.

Using careful grammar and punctuation, answer one of three topics in 800-1000 words. 

  • Award: $500.00

National Council of Jewish Women

Deadline: November 1
Website: National Council of Jewish Women

One application for multiple scholarships. See link for details. 

  • Award: $1,000.00 – $2,000.00

Catching the Dream Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, April 30 & September 15
Website: Catching the Dream

For students with 25% or more American Indian heritage and an enrolled member of a recognized US tribe. 

  • Award: Based on Catching the Dream’s projected income. 

Tigerchef Scholarship

Deadline: May 5 & November 15
Website: TigerChef

Submit a 500-600 word essay on what inspired you to choose an educational path in the food industry. 

  • Award: $1,000.00

Future Entrepreneurs of America Scholarship

Deadline: May 1 & December 31
Website: TableLegs Online

Submit a 500-1000 word essay answering at least 2 of 3 questions provided regarding entrepreneurs. 

  • Amount of Award: $500.00

Virtual Reality Rental Co. Scholarship 

Deadline: August 20 & December 31
Website: Virtual Reality Rental Co.

Write a 500-700 word essay on, What makes you passionate about building a business?

  • Award: $1000.00

IEI Contest Bi-Annual Scholarship

Deadline: May 1 & November 1
Website: IVEY Engineering

Compose an essay of 800-1000 words on one of three engineering topics. 

  • Award: $500.00

GreenPal Business Scholarship

Deadline: October 15
Website: Greenpal

AJ Wang Foundation – Scholarship Fund

Deadline: By email no later than mid-night on June 1st annually
Website: AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship

The AJ Wang Foundation grants scholarships of $2,000 per year for up to three years while attending selected community colleges in the Los Angeles, Ventura, and Orange County areas. The application period is April 15 - June 1 annually.

Students must meet the following criteria each year: 

  • Full time attendance
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Resident or citizen of USA and its territories or DACA and/or Dream Act eligible
  • Have cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Be a graduating high school senior with the goal to attend a community college and earn a degree or certification, and/or meet transfer requirement
  • Submit application form, letter of application, resume, latest transcript from 9th grade through at least first semester of high school senior year to schou88888@gmail.com

Notification of awards will be provided by late July via email. For more detailed information, please visit www.ajwangfoundation.org and fill out and print the application.

Curt Pozan Trades Scholarship

Deadline: December 8, 2021
Website: Curt Pozan Trades Scholarship

Open to all students currently pursuing a trade certificate in construction trades, remodeling, carpentry, interior design, painting, architecture, building materials science, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, green building, general contracting, sustainability, masonry, and welding.

The CVS Health Foundation – Health Care Careers Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2021
Application Website: CVS Health Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship

This opportunity is for all eligible African American and Hispanic American Students pursuing the following majors: 

Actuarial Science, Analytics, Biochemistry, Biology, Business-related, Data Science, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Supply Chain Management and Logistics. 

The Empaxis Scholarship for Women in Business

Deadline: Annually in November
Application Website: The Empaxis Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a female college student in the United States interested in pursuing a career in business and entrepreneurship. 

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Awarded twice per year. Two Deadlines: November 30, 2021 & June 30, 2022
Application Website: Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Eligibility: All students in any field of study who have been affected by mental health.

Scholarship Program for Gaming Excellence

Deadline: Annually on May 15th
Application Website: Gaming Scholarship Program

A $5,000 scholarship awarded annually to a college or university student interested in the fields of technology and mobile gaming. Additional scholarship opportunities are available for Interior Design, Visual Art, Graphic & Web Design, Marketing, Mobile App UI Prototype Development, Engineering, and Real Estate. 

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

Deadline: Annually in November
Application Website: Soroptimist Scholarship

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards is the signature project of Soroptimist International of the Americas. Soroptimist International of Anytown is one of nearly 1,300 clubs that make up Soroptimist International of the Americas, a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. 

The Max Gorin Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2022
Application Website: Max Gorin Scholarship

Founded in 2021, the Max Gorin Scholarship will award one $1,000 scholarship per year to an applicant enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. See website for further details and the online application form. 

Taco Bell – Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: January 11, 2022 at 5:00pm PST
Application Website: Live Más Scholarship

No grades, test scores or essays. The Live Más Scholarship is for students who are pursuing higher education, preparing for the workforce, or using their passion to ignite change in their communities and beyond. See website for further details and the online application. 

JVS SoCal 

Deadline: March 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT
Application Website: JVS SoCal Scholarship

Need based, Undergraduate, and Graduate Scholarships. Applicants must be Jewish, permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County (for a minimum of 3 years, U.S. Citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident (green card), enrolled full-time (minimum 12 units per term), maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA (Undergraduates) or 3.0 GPA (Graduates). See application site for additional requirements. 

Sprak Design Scholarship Program for Marketing

Deadline: May 15th Annually
Application Website: Sprak Design Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled Full Time at an accredited college or University pursuing a degree in Marketing, Journalism, or related field with a Cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher, permanent US resident, at least 18 years of age, graduated from High School or equivalent, have successfully completed at least one term at college or University prior to applying. See website for more information and the application.

NCJW-LA

Deadline: April 15, 2022 (Spring Cycle)
Application Website: NCJW-LA Scholarship

Nine different scholarships committed to advancing economic justice and equity for women and their families. Committed to students of all backgrounds, including non-traditional students, mothers returning to school, students over the age of 35, and students pursuing vocational degrees. 

Society of American Military Engineers

Deadline: April 11, 2022
Application Website: http://www.same.org

Multiple Student and Veteran Scholarship Opportunities offered by the Los Angeles Post of the Society of American Military Engineers for Students in Los Angeles County pursuing STEM degrees. 

General Marketing Education Scholarship

Deadline: December 15st
Website: Sachs Marketing Group

Write a 1000-word essay about your educational goals and your post-graduation plans.

  • Amount: $1000.00

Limited Scholarships

Innovation in Education

Deadline: 20th of each month
Website: Los Angeles Tutoring

LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, an inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, etc.). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in high school or college
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent)
  • Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada

To Enter:

  • Visit our online application portal at https://www.latutors123.com/scholarship
  • Submit an essay describing their innovative project
  • Provide supporting documentation (i.e. letter of recommendation, news article/website featuring their project, etc.)

There are no fees associated with our scholarship and featured past recipients and their accomplishments can be found at Innovation in Education Winners.

National Council of Jewish Women Los Angeles

Opens: March 2023
Website: NCJW – LA Scholarship

A student is eligible based upon satisfaction of all three of the following criteria: 

  • Applicants must live and be currently enrolled in school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties
  • Meet qualifications for each specific scholarship
  • Provide proof of grades, enrollment and financial need

InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship 

Deadline: April 1, 2020
Website: Investment Zen

Write a 1500-word essay answering one of the following questions:

  1. How are you managing your money in college to prepare for a bright financial future?
  2. What financial challenges have you overcome in your life? What lesson(s) did they teach you?
  3. What are the most common financial pitfalls you see your peers making, and what advice do you have for them?
  • Award $1000.00

Scholarship Resources

Fastweb

Website: Fastweb College Scholarship 

Fastweb’s college scholarship database includes 1.5 million college scholarships, valued at more than $3.4 billion! Discover college scholarships that can help you fund your college education! 

Bold.org

Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/

Find opportunities for current students and recent graduates at all education levels.

Scholarship America

Website: https://scholarshipamerica.org/

Find opportunities for current students and recent graduates at all education levels.