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

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Scholarship

Deadline: October 9, 2017
Website: Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

Create a video on “What law or laws you would create to make the roads safer?” 

  • 1st Place: $750.00
  • 2nd Place: $500.00
  • 3rd Place: $250.00

What’sFLAme Young Entrepreneur’s Scholarship 

Deadline: November 25, 2017
Website: WhatsFlame

Write a 500-1000 word proposal explaining your entrepreneurial idea and how What’sFlame can advance it. 

  • Award: $1000

The PowerScout Smart Energy Home Scholarship Award 

Deadline: November 30, 2017
Website: PowerScout

Submit either a 1000-word essay or 2-minute video about one of the following topics: clean energy, climate change, smart home innovations and/or energy efficiency. 

  • Award: Two $1000.00 scholarships

Annual Upgraded Points Student Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017
Website: Upgraded Points

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

  • Award: $1000.00

Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship 

Deadline: December 8, 2017
Website: The Law Office of David E. Gordon

Submit either a 600-word essay or a 2-minute video that addresses the following topic: Colin Kaepernick drew much attention when he refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL game. Was he wrong not to stand or was it a legitimate method to bring attention to a real problem in our country?

  • 1st place: $1000.00
  • 2nd place: $500.00

Zeqr Scholarship 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
Website: Zeqr

Write a 1000-word essay on the following topic: How online learning is changing the traditional education model and what the future of education may look like? 

  • Award: $1000.00

2017 General Marketing Education Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017
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 Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017
Website: Westwind Recovery Residences

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

  • Amount $1000.00

Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017
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: December 15, 2017

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

Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarships

Deadline: March 31, 2018
Website: Izenda

Write a 500-word essay about how data will be important to your expected career.

  • Amount: $1000 

InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship 

Deadline: April 1, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
Website: American Pavillion

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

  • Amount $1000.00 

Apriorit Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 1, 2018
Website: Apriorit

Open to students majoring in Computer Science Majors who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and who have a minimum composite SAT of 1700 or ACT score of 27.  Must complete application to qualify.  

Annual Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships 

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

Theater Masks Bi-Annual Scholarship

Deadline: January 1 and July 1

Website: Phi Theta Kappa

Write an essay about why you appreciate fine arts and what motivated you to study fine arts in a 600 word or less essay. 

  • Award: $500.00

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Bi-Annual Scholarship 

Deadline: January 1 and June 30
Website: Theater-Masks

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

The Chairish Rising Stars Interior Design and Architecture Bi-Annual Scholarship 

Deadline: January 1 and June 30

Website: Chairish

Open to students who are pursuing design-related careers such as graphic design, residential interior design, landscaping, or architecture. Students are asked to upload portfolio examples and submit a 500-word essay on their career goals. 

  • Award: $2500.00

Citywide Law Scholarship

Deadline: Annually, March 1
Website: CityWide Law Group

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

  • Award: $1500.00

Praxair Limited Scholarship 

Deadline: May 1 for the following Fall term
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 15 and July 15
Website: Source Data Products

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

  • Award: $500.00

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest 

Deadline: April 15 and 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: April 15 and 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: June 15 and December 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

Apartment List Scholarship

Deadline: March 1 for Spring, June 2 for Summer, September 1 for Fall, December 1 for Winter
Website: Apartment List

Along with an application, answer one question in up to 300 words, and the second question is up to 150 words.

  • Award: $2,500.00

All For Mailers Scholarship

Deadline: Bi-Annually, March 15 and 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: Applications are accepted in 2 cycles: February 1 through May 1 and August 2 through 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 for Summer, April 30 for Fall, September 15 for Spring
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: Bi-Annually, May 1 and November 1

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: Bi-Annually, May 1 and 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: Bi-Annually, August 20 and 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 Bi-Annual Scholarship Contest

Deadline: Bi-Annually, October 15 and May 15
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