Scholarship Opportunities

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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.

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.

Annual Upgraded Points Student Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Website: Upgraded Points

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

  • Award: $1000.00

2017 General Marketing Education Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Website: Sachs Marketing Group

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

  • Amount: $1000.00

Westwind Recovery Annual General EDUCATION Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Website: Westwind Recovery Residences

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

  • Amount $1000.00

Paradigm Malibu annual depression treatment

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Website: Paradigm Malibu Adolescent Treatment Center

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

  • Amount: $1000.00

Brennan Law Scholarship

Deadline: MAY 15, 2019

Website: The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan

Create a 3-minute video essay answering the following question: Why is it important for those charged with a serious crime to have a proper legal defense?

  • Award: $500.00

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

Paradigm San Francisco General Education Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2020
Website: Paradigm San Francisco

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

Amount: $1000.00

American Pavilion Annual General Education Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2020
Website: American Pavillion

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

  • Amount $1000.00 

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. 

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

american welding society Praxair Limited Scholarship 

Deadline: May 1
Application: Praxair Limited Scholarship

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

  • Award: $1,000.00

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