Community Scholarships K - O

Cal State East Bay students have many opportunities for scholarships offered by the community. They are administered by organizations other than Cal State East Bay: local businesses, charitable organizations, corporations, local Rotary Club, local Chambers of Commerce. Students apply for those in various ways (and meet various deadlines) to be considered. A list of community scholarships with links to the organization’s information page and application process, is available on the following table.

This table shows listings K through O. Visit the following pages for other community scholarships:

A - D;    E - J;    P - S;   T- Z 

Information is subject to change without official notification. Cal State East Bay cannot make any endorsements, recommendations, or assume any responsibility for the listed information.

Community Scholarships K - O
Kaiser Permanente Nursing Student Scholarship Must be enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited ADN or BSN RN Program. Current KP employees or their depends, RN reentry programs, or current RN to BSN or MSN programs are not eligible. Must provide evidence of involvement in volunteer activities promoting the understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund Two $500 scholasrhips available to currently enrolled college students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis, wiht a GPA of at least 2.50.
The Kiddie Collection Scholarship $3,500 in scholarships available to enrolled students and winner of an essay contest. Legal residents of the US as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. International students with a student visa are considered legal residents and eligible.
LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) Scholarships for ethnic minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations.
Latino College Dollars This is an up to date online director that list scholarships with no registration requirements or no expiration dates.
Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents (LEPD) Grant Program Dependents or spouse of an individual who was killed in the performance of duty are eligible for this program.
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Scholarship Fund LNSF is administered by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization established by LULAC to provide educational programs for Hispanics and other youth.
2014 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Annual $1,000 scholarship available to currently enrolled (or accepted) students pursuing a legal related degree and who submits the best 200-300 word essay.
The Levin Firm Scholarship Two $1,000 scholarships open to currently enrolled students and winner of essay contest.​
Lexington Law Scholarship $10,000 scholarship offered to students of any major.
LOFT Fellowship Science and Engineering Fellowship Program from ExxonMobil Applicant must: be a sophomore, junior, or senior at a 4-year college/university; must plan to pursue a career in the fields of science or engineering; must have a GPA of 3.8 or higher; must be a Resident or citizen; and must be of Hispanic origin.
Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship $1,000 scholarship offered by to currently enrolled (or accepted) students with a valid driver’s license and who submits the winning video, artwork, essay or creative element.
LSAT Prep Pre-law Scholarship The Get Prepped LSAT prep scholarship is a merit-based grant of up to $1000 available awarded twice yearly to applicants who will apply to a U.S. or Canadian law school. Funds can be used to pay law school application fees, LSAT testing fees, test prep, or other relevant costs. See website for application procedure.
MHelpdesk Video Scholarship $1,500 scholarship to winner of 60-second commercial video contest.
MPH Online Scholarship

Two $1,000 merit-based scholarships available to Domestic, International & Developing Country MPH  online and hybrid MPH students per calendar year. Open to new and continuing education MPH students.
James Madison Graduate Fellowship Offers pre-service as well as in-service teachers  of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a Master's degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution; among upper classmen and recent graduates who plan to become secondary school social studies teachers.
Marin Education Fund Enrollment in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University East Bay Campus; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund Must have min 3.0 GPA, attend a school that is a TMFA member (see website for details). Must have current FAFSA on file. Must be recommended by a staff/faculty member at your current school. Must be US citizen or permanent resident.
MassMutual Scholars Program Open to students of African American/Black, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent. Applicant must be a sophomore, junior, senior or fifth-year senior year, and be enrolled fulltime., is a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident of the U.S. Minimum GPA of 3.0, and must major in Business, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning, Management, Marketing or Sales.
Mawista Scholarship For students studying abroad in Germany, the Mawista Scholarship grants scholarships of 6,000 Euros for students with extraordinary personalities.
Military College Scholarship (from $2,500 scholarship to a deserving military student enrolled in college or a child of parent serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. $2,500 scholarship to a deserving military student enrolled in college or a child of parent serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Mills-Peninsula Scholarship Program For students residing in San Mateo County for at least one year, minimum GPA of 2.7, and enrolled in a health care service career program with completed prerequisites. U.S. citizenship not required.
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship $6,000 is available to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) account, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino., under "Student Opportunities"

My Visa Source $1000 Merit-based scholarship open to undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0
NCAA Scholarships and Internships Eligible students must have competed, or are currently competing in intercollegiate athletics as a member of a varsity team at an NCAA member institution.
National Coalition of 100 Black Women Applicant must be 30 years of age or older, attending an accredited i nstitution in Fall 2010, minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, working at least on a parttime basis, need financial assistance. Must be a U.S. citizen.
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) All applicants must be a student member of NABJ and be a journalism major or pursuing a career in journalism. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and have at least one year of school remaining.
National Defense Transportation Assoc. (NDTA) Academic Scholarships Available only to DNTA members, and/or their financial dependents, who are enrolled as undergraduates.
National Electric Contractors Association, Northern CA Chapter Creighton Schwan Scholarship in the amount of $1000.
National FFA Scholarships Program Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals, and higher education plans.
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) Hispanic college students majoring in targeted STEM fields to achieve educational success. NHCSL will award scholarships to Hispanic college students in six states: California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Texas.  http:/
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) Comcast Scholarship Initiative for Hispanic Students $2,500 grant and an opportunity to intern with one of NHCSL’s corporate members. Must be of Hispanic descent, a U.S. Citizen, and at least a sophomore enrolled full-time in college/university in California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, or Texas and majoring in accounting, business administration, computer electronics, computer engineering, finance, industrial engineering, informational technology, management information systems, mechanical engineering, network administration, or retail management.
National Merit® Scholarship Program High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT and by meeting published progra entry/participation requirements. http:/
National Science Foundation Funding Opportunities Programs provide either diret (NSF) or indirect (i.e., from an institution) funding for students in undergraduate or graduate programs that focus on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention.
New American Scholars Program E4FC's (Educators for Fair Consideration) New American Scholars Program provides financial awards and support services to low income immigrant undergraduate and graduate students who live or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide scholarships of up to $5,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Scholars are selected for their academic excellence, financial need, community impact, and potential contribution to the E4FC community. Scholars are expected to participate in E4FC programming, events, and activities for the year.
New Leader Scholarship

The New Leader Scholarship of the Marin Community Foundation annually awards scholarships of up to $8,000 which may be renewed. Applicants need not be Marin County residents to apply. Available to upper division (24+ units) students who have attended CSUEB, SFSU, SJSU, SSU, or UCB for at least one year and have a 3.5 GPA.  

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
NuEnergy Scholarship (PG&E) $15,000 to three to five recipients. Primary address must be in a PG&E service territory; currently enrolled and returning for the following academic year; all majors eligible, STEM, environmental, business, or energy highly encouraged.
Nurses Link Scholarships Two scholarship awards available to undergraduate students. For deadlines and details visit Nurses Link web site. For full scholarship details visit
Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship $1,000 award to aspiring nurse currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program or a high school student who has been accepted into such a school.
Nursing Scholarships A searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships. Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students. If you belong to such groups, you have a good chance of securing fund for your education from this list.

Nursing School Scholarship From Nursing $1,000 offered to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing program.
Emma Nylen Trust Scholarship Program 20-50 scholarships provided through theo Boys & Girls Club of Venture Emma Nylen Trust Scholarship Program each year.
Oakland Dollars for Scholars Must be a graduating HS Senior from a public or parochial high school located in the city of Oakland, CA; demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
One Inch Punch Productions $1000 scholarship open to undergraduate students with a miniimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or U.S university or college for Fall 2014.
Orchid Care Scholarship $500 award to qualified undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.
Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) - Northern California $2,000 to a student (male or female) interested in pursuing a career in international trade.
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