Community Scholarships A - D

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 A through D. Visit the following pages for other community scholarships:

E - J;    K - O;   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 A - D
SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION FOR APPLICATION & INFORMATION CONTACT
A Place for Mom's Future of Senior Care Scholarship Award Five $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship $1,000 for high school juniors and seniors and those already enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution. http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship offered to students at any nationally accredited college: nursing school, medical school, pharmacy school, dental school, respiratory therapy program, paramedic program, or emergency medical technician program.

http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/

ACS Scholars Program Renewable scholarships for underrepresented minority students who want to enter fields in the chemical sciences. Scholars are selected based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding/and-awards/scholarships.html
Actuary Scholarships A number of scholarships for financial assistance available for students pursuing actuarial science are provided. http://www.beanactuary.org/study/?fa=scholarship
ACWA (Association of California Water Agencies) Scholarships Two $3,000 scholarships awarded each spring to qualified students in water resources-related field.  http://www.acwa.com/content/scholarship/acwa-scholarship-application-and-guidelines
ADP Legal Scholarship (Law Offices of Adam D. Permutter) $3,500 scholarship contest open to college, trade school or high school seniors who present the greatest argument.

http://adplegal.com/scholarship/

Affordable Schools Online Check in with AffordableSchoolsOnline.com to debunk some of the myths surrounding scholarships – like how difficult they are to get – for advice on how and when to apply, as well as some tips on where to find scholarship money. http://www.affordableschoolsonline.com/scholarships/
AES Engineering Scholarship Student need not be taking engineering courses to be eligible to apply; scholarship is awarded based on the applicant's character, as determined by the evaluated essay submitted. http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
AGI's Minority Participation Program Geoscience Student Scholarships Available for both Undergrad and Graduate students. Must be geosciences major or in a related field, a U.S. citizen, and a member of one of several native American minority groups. http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/application.html
Alameda County Farm Bureau Students in Alameda County who wish to further their education in agriculture or a related field. http://www.cfbf.com/CFBF/CountyFarmBureaus/CFBF/CountyFarmBureaus/County_Farm_Bureau_Details.aspx?id=1000001
E-mail: alamedafb@att.net
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarships & Fellowships Undergraduate and Graduate scholarships available. http://www.akaeaf.org/default.htm
Alpha Nu Omega, Oakland-Berkeley Chapter Scholarships High school and college-level students. Contact Sandy Carpenter-Stevenson, Chaiperson, Alpha Nu Omega, at drcarpsteve@earthlink.net
American Association of Japanese University Women Awarded to juniors, seniors, or graduate female students. Must be a contributor to U.S.-Japan relations, cultural exchanges and the development of leadership in the area of her designated field. http://www.aajuw.org/scholarship.php
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Amador County Branch Scholarship Encourages higher education by awarding scholarships to local women in Amador County, CA. Scholarships available for community college, re-entry, and upper division/graduate work. http://www.aauwamador.org/index.php/en/component/content/article/27-scholarships/19-scholarships
American Architectural Foundation Scholarship and Fellowships Multiple scholarships/fellowships for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who focus studies on the history of art, architecture, interior design, or related fields http://www.archfoundation.org/programs/
American Businesswomen's Association Pathfinder Chapter Scholarship Scholarships awarded to a woman who is a US citizen, a resident of Alameda County, and enrolled in a Business or related program. http://www.abwa-pathfinder.org/scholarships.htm
American Indian Graduate Center Complete the general application, and be guided toward all opportunities for which you are eligible to apply. http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students at varying points in their academic careers. http://www.aicpa.org/BecomeACPA/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Scholarships Visit web site for a list of Student Awards & Competitions. http://www.aiche.org/community/awards/student-awards-competitions
American Legion Auxiliary, Dept. of California Educational Scholarships Must either be a veteran of WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, or Desert Shield/Desert Storm or the child of a veteran from the listed wars. Most scholarships require California residency. http://www.calegionaux.org/scholarships.htm
American Political Science Association (APSA) The Association has established a number of awards covering dissertations, papers and articles, books, and career achievements in recognition excellence in the Political Science field. http://www.apsanet.org/content_2951.cfm?navID=724
American Society of Primatologists Grants from $500 to $1,500 available for general research projects sponsored by the ASPl. Preference to training initiatives, start-up funds, supplementary funding for students, and innovations in animal care and research technology. http://www.asp.org/grants/index.html
American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) Applicant must be a woman and aspiring to become a CPA or a woman who has made outstanding contributions to the accounting profession http://www.awscpa.org/awards.php
Answers.com 13 scholarships worth from $1,000 - $5,000 each to deserving undergraduate college students. http://scholarship.answers.com
Answers for the Future Scholarship $1,000 to successful applicant. Must be full time student. http://answerparty.com/Home/Scholarship
APLE Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers The program assumes up to $19,000 in outstanding educational loan balances in return for four consecutive years of qualifying teaching. Call the Teacher Education Dept. at Cal State East Bay: (510) 885-3027
Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship Amounts of scholarship vary, depending on available funds and number of applicants.  Open to high school graduates currently taking 12 hours at college or university, a GPA of 2.5 and participation in the Arizona National Livestock Show.

http://www.anls.org/p/About-ANLS/196

http://i2.saffireevent.com/files.ashx?t=fg&f=ScholarshipApplication(1).pdf&rid=ANLS

Army ROTC Scholarship

The Army offers 2, 3 and 4 year undergraduate and 2 year graduate full tuition scholarships to students who wish to become commissioned officers after completing their degrees at CSU East Bay.

Visit http://army.berkeley.edu/scholarships.shtml or call 510-643-7682
Army Language ROTC Scholarship The Army offers 2, 3 and 4 year undergraduate full tuition scholarships to students who wish to become commissioned officers after completing their degrees at CSU East Bay. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese-Mandarin, Hausa, Indonesian, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Swahili, Russian, and Urdu. Visit http://army.berkeley.edu/scholarships.shtml or call 510-643-7682
Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) The purpose of the ANCA Scholarship Program is to award scholarships to U.S. citizen students attending accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing programs. Complete information and application can be found by visiting sponsor’s website. http://e-anca.org/ANCAEduc.htm
Army Nursing Scholarship

Two-, 3-, and 4-year full tuition ROTC scholarships are available for students pursuing a baccalaureate degree at an accredited school of nursing. Two-year scholarships available for 1st semester junior nursing students and two-year scholarships also available to college graduates pursuing certain advanced practice nursing master’s degree. 

http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/courses-and-colleges/programs/nursing.html or 510-643-7682
Arts Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS) The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) is the exclusive nominating organization to the Presidential Ascholars Program sponored by the White House. NFAA nominates up to fifty ARTS finalists each year. Other scholarships also available at this site for students interested in or enrolled as art majors. http://www.youngarts.org/us-presidential-scholars-arts
ASCO Numatics Scholarship Awarded for potential leadership and making a significant contribution to the enginering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. Must have complete Sophomore year as an Undergraduate or be admitted to a Graduate program and must be a US citizen or legal US resident. http://www.asconumatics.com/LiteratureRequest/ASCO-Numatics-Scholarship.aspx
Asian American Journalists Association Scholarships Students, undergraduate or graduate, are selected based on the following criteria: commitment to the field of journalism, sensitivity to Asian American/Pacific Islander issues, journalism ability, scholastic ability and financial need. http://www.aaja.org/
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)Fellowship The APAICS offers three fellowship programs to post-graduate and graduate students. The term of the fellowship is 9 months, and the student will receive a stipend of $20,000 for travel and boarding. http://www.apaics.org/index.php/pages/programs/fellowships/
ASQ (American Society for Quality) Scholarships and Awards Scholarships for both Undergraduate and Graduate students to encourage future leaders in business, engineering and science to examine the fundamental role Quality plays in advancing society in many arenas including management, science, engineering, statistics, and in products and processes. http://www.asq-silicon-valley.org/scholarships-a-awards
Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP)- San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Three $1,000 scholarships offered to undergraduate and graduate students attending any accredited four-year college or university located within the counties served by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. Scholarships accepted by e-mail only. Please visit web site for more information http://sf.califaep.org/index.php/students
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship $1,000 to a current college student or high school senior entering college, who are or were athletes at the high school or college level.

http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm

Back to School Nursing Scholarship Program Back to School Nursing Scholarship Program Four $2,500 scholarships to applicants randomly selected from the list of all eligible candidates. http://www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/
Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program $10,000 scholarship toward the first year of law school, with possible renewal for an additional two years, depending on funds available and scholarship requirements fulfilled. http://www.sfbar.org/diversity/scholarships.aspx
BigSun Scholarship All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport in which they are engaged. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
Black College Dollars This free scholarship search is geared for African-American students, contains more than 300 scholarships searchable by GPA requirement, academic and career interest, and application deadline. http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship_directory/index.html
Black Students.com African American scholarship and information for students and parents. http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/
A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship Either the student, someone in the student's immediate family, must have derived a majority of their income from CA or AZ agriculture, must show financial need, and show they can succeed academically: e.g. high GPA, extracurricular activities. http://www.sunkist.com/about/bodine_scholarship.aspx
Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Must be a female student entering senior year as an Undergraduate or enrolled as a Graduate student; be enrolled in a computer science or computer engineering program, and must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. http://www.google.com/anitaborg/
Brickhouse Security College Scholarship $10,000 scholarship for the individual, spouse or dependent of a former or currently employed uniformed peace officer in the United States who was wounded, disabled or suffered serious injury in the line of duty. Must also be a high school graduate or current college student with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0. http://www.brickhousesecurity.com/category/company+info/scholarship.do
Bridgat Scholarship Program $6,500 to graduate students pursuing an advanced degree in any subject, who are citizens of an Asian country and are currently enrolled at a U.S. accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 $4,500 to undergraduate, regardless of nationality, with a GAP of 2.70. http://www.bridgat.com/scholarships.html
Burger King Scholarship Program Separate applications for general public and for employees/dependents of employees. General public/dependents must be graduating high school seniors with a 2.5 GPA who plan to enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year university. http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html
The John Burton Foundation Must be a resident of California and in foster card, or recently have left foster care. Call (415) 348-0011 or e-mail: info@johnburtonfoundation.org
CAPA Awards Using a format you’re most comfortable with, explore the effects of out-of-control population growth in California and the benefits that a sustainable population would bring. Awards given to best in video, radio, Op-Ed, Facebook, Twitter. Award amounts vary depending on medium chosen. http://www.CAPAAWards.com
CEO.com $2,500 scholarhip to students interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship http://www.ceo.com/ceo-of-tomorrow-scholarship
Calaveras Big Trees Assn. - Emily M. Hewitt Scholarship Students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, and California history are encouraged to apply. http://bigtrees.org/events-programs/scholarship-fund/
California Association of Realtors Scholarship This scholarship is designed to support a career in real estate. Must be a CA resident, have completed 12 units before applying, and be currently enrolled in 6 units with one course in Real Estate or a Real Estate related course, and maintain a GPA of 2.6. http://www.car.org/aboutus/carscholarships/aboutscholarship/
California Council for the Blind Blind student appplicants who are residents of California and will enter or continue studies at an accredited college or university in either undergraduate or graduate status. http://www.ccbnet.org/scholar.htm
California Federation of Republican Women Scholarships Must be a woman resident of CA, is a registered Republican, or has a high interest in involvement in the Republican party. http://www.cfrw.org/index.cfm/scholarships.htm
California Financial Aid Applications, Scholarships, and Related Information for Nursing Students Financial aid opportunities for nursing students or students studying in healthcare, and are CA residents. http://www.choosenursing.com/paying/calfinaid.html
California Foundation for Parks and Recreation Scholarships award to junior, senior, and graduate level students majoring in recreation, parks and leisure studies through out the state of CA. http://www.cprs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=245&Itemid=104
California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Youth Leadership Scholarship is offering a $2,000 award to youth attending any institution of higher education for professional, academic or vocational training and development. E-mail to: applopiodupree@asm.ca.gov or call (916) 319-2016
California Society of Certified Public Accountants Designed specifically for business and accounting, majors, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. GPA must be at least 3.25; must have completed 9 (quarter) unit after principles of accounting. http://www.calcpa.org/Content/chapters/scholarship.aspx
California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) Chicano/Latino Staff and Faculty Association Scholarship This opportunity is open to all CSUEB students. In addition to the application, the applicant will need to submit an essay describing their leadership and/or participation in the Latino community, and how they will apply their education to improving the Latino community. Call EOP at (510) 885-3751 or EXCEL (510) 885-3722 for the application.
California Strawberry Growers' Scholarship Fund Current college students who are children of strawberry farm workers. http://www.calstrawberry.com/commission/scholarshipapplication.asp
California Transportation Foundation Recipients must be intent on a career in transportation and be US citizens, permanent residents, or documented international students. http://www.transportationfoundation.org/scholarships/
CANFIT Scholarships Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education, or culinary arts in the state of CA. http://www.canfit.org/scholarships/
Capital Fellows Programs The Center administers four fellowship programs. http://www.csus.edu/calst/Programs/about_programs.html
Cash Store Scholarship Five $1,000 awards for a high school graduate who is 25 years of age and enrolled full-time at an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school and has a GPA of 2.75. http://www.cashstore.com/scholarship
CenturyLinkQuote.com Scholarship $1,000 recurring scholarship opportunity for current and prospective college students with a 2.5 GPA and fulltime enrollment.

http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship/rules

http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship

Alice Chavez Pardini Education Advancement Grant Sponsored by the San Francisco Chapter of the CA Council of the Blind, this $2,500 scholarship is specifically for high school seniors and college students who have parents with disabilities. http://lookingglass.org/announcements/scholarships
Chief Marketing & Advertising Scholarship $500 scholarship award open to high school seniors or undergraduate students with a 3.0 GPA. http://www.chiefbail.com/scholarship/
Clark Scholarship $750 award open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any time during calendar year 2014 at any accredited American college, university or trade school. Students do not have to be studyng geology or gemology to be eligible. http://www.gemsociety.org/scholarships/
Coca-Cola Scholarship Seniors in high schools throughout the US who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for one of the 250 four-year, achievement-based scholarships. http://www.coca-colascholars.org
COLAGE Scholarship Program Open to Undergraduate-level students. Must have one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents(s) /guardian(s), must be enrolled at the university, with a min. GPA of 2.0, applicant must also show demonstrated ability and commitment to effecting change in the LBGTQ community and the community at large. http://www.colage.org/featured/scholarship/
CollegeClasses.com A variety of $500 scholarships available to students who are currently enrolled or applying for enrollment in a degree program at an accredited college or university.  Please visit website for detailed scholarship information. http://www.collegeclasses.com/scholarships/
CollegeNet Scholarship Search This site enables you to search for scholarships by keyword or by personal profile information. http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app
College Prowler "No Essay" Scholarship Open to all US students currently enrolled in college. Winner chosen at random. One entry per student, but you may apply every month for new drawings. https://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx?source=se5
College Scholarships.org Scholarships and grants for a diversity of students: all Undergraduate, Graduate, and Teacher Credential students. A free scholarship and grant search engine designed for a variety of interests, goals, backgrounds, etc., with no registration required. http://www.collegescholarships.org/
Collegiate Inventors Competition Your ideas could shape the future. This competition encourages invention, entrepreneurship and creativity in students who are working on cutting-edge inventions at their colleges and universities. Must be enrolled fulltime at any U.S. or Canadian college or university at least part of the 12-month period prior to entry. http://collegiateinventors.org/
Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Scholarship Must be US citizen or a permanent resident, must have completed a min. of 45 quarter units, and enrolled in computer science, computer engineerin, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming or information technology management. http://education-portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html
COMTO Scholarship (Conference of Minority Transportation Officials) Must be a US Citizen, an Undergraduate student, only Sophomomore, Juionr or Senior may apply, must be enrolled fulltime; be a member of a miniority race, a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area or Sacramento area, and have a min. GPA of 2.4. http://www.comtonorcal.org/programs.html
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship Both Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply. Must be enrolled full-time, show financial need, must be a US citizen or permanent resident, have strong writing skills, and show consistent, active participation in public and/or community services activities. http://www.chci.org/scholarships/default.asp
Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation

$1,500-$2,500 scholarship opportunity for residents of Central Contra Costa County that have completed one year of fulltime college, with emphasis on real estate, finance and/or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

http://www.ccarscholarship.com/
Contra Costa County Court Scholarship Awards up to $2,500 to Contra Costa residents with a criminal /juvenile conviction. http://www.cccba.org/community/about/court-scholarship.php
Jim Costa - Kern County Water Agency Fellowship Must be a resident of Kern County or have graduate from a Kern Co. high school; studying in a water resources-related field (eligible fields  include physical and biological sciences, public administration, health, political science, and other related fields) http://www.kcwa.com/water_education/scholarship.shtml
Credit Challenged College Scholarship Rejected for a student loan due to the credit crunch or their personal credit history, student must be a legal US resident, must be age 17 - 25, and must be enrolled full-time in either an Undergraduate or Graduate program. http://www.spendonlife.com/studentloan
CREW Network Scholarship Designed for women pursuing a career in the commercial real estate industry and offers an internship in brokerage. The student must be of Junior or Senior standing and have a min. GPA of 3.0. https://crewnetwork.org/CZ_scholarships.aspx?id=257
Dare to Dream Scholarship Awards $1,500 to $9000 to selected foster youth pursuing their higher education dreams. http://www.fosteradream.org/our-approach/achieve/dare-to-dream-scholarships/
Data Recovery Scholarship $1,000 for college and high school senior students. See link for details. http://www.datatechlab.com/scholarship.html
B. Davis Scholarship $1,000 scholarship available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
DegreeDirectory.org Academic Scholarships Various scholarship opportunities listed. Visit web site for specific opportunities and applications. http://degreedirectory.org/pages/scholarship_home.html
Dell Scholars Program Program looks beyond academic performance and grades. It rewards your determination to achieve great things through higher education. To determine your eligibility as high school senior, visit our web site. https://www.dellscholars.org/Eligibility/Quiz
Dialed Web Design Scholarship $500 award to student with minimum GPA of 3.0 and is an undergraduate or graduate student at a four- or two-year accredited college or university.

http://www.dialedwebdesign.com/dialed-web-design-college-scholarship/

Bill Dickey Scholarship Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and be able to demonstrate their involvement in the sport of golf. http://www.nmjgsa.org/scholarships.php
Disability Awareness Scholarship (from MilitaryVALoan.com) $1,000 award open to current undergraduate or graduate student or high school senior who has been accepted to a college pgroam, with a 3.0 minimum GPA. http://www.militaryvaloan.com/disability-scholarships.html
DOMO Scholarship for Business Management Two $2,500 scholarships for college students studying business management and who show an interest in analytics

http://www.domo.com/#scholarship

Done Plumbing & Heating Scholarship $500 for students that have been accepted into a trade school or collegiate organization. Create an original DIY tutorial video that shows your process from beginning to end. http://www.itsdone.com/scholarship/
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