- Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Program
- Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
- California Students Scholarship
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
- Cross Tuition Scholarship
- Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
- Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund
- Hispanic Scholarship
- Journey Scholarships
- Korean American Scholarship
- La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship
- Los Angeles Schweitzer Fellows Program
- Media & Technology Blogging Scholarship
- National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
- Owen Locke Memorial Foundation Scholarship
- Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
- San Diego Foundation Scholarships
- Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
- Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Graduate Student Fellowship Award
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority General Graduate Scholarship
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Program
This scholarship is open to those of Asian and/or Pacific Island descent. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, national, or legal permanent resident(s) and be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 is required. In addition, you must submit a FAFSA by February 1 and submit one letter of recommendation. Download Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (PDF) for more information.
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors an annual essay contest that offers 680 prizes and over $99,000 in prize money every year. This award is open to 12th-graders, undergraduate, and graduate students who write an original essay based on the topic provided by the Ayn Rand Institute. Download Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest (PDF) for more information.
California Students Scholarship
Shift Insurance offers a $500 scholarship for California residents age 18–25 enrolled full-time in a California institution. Out-of-state scholars who are new California residents may also apply. Download California Students Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship
CHCI’s scholarship opportunities are awarded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. The award is $5,000. Download Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Cross Tuition Scholarship
Cross Tuition is a nonprofit organization that provides grants to students seeking a Christian education. This $1,000 scholarship is open to all Christian graduate students. To apply, students must register online and create a profile. Once a profile is created, students will be emailed an application. Download Cross Tuition Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on campus and in the community. The maximum grant is $10,000. Download Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund (PDF) for more information.
Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund
Hearthstone Housing Foundation, a provider of affordable housing for families of low income, elderly, and the disabled, offers scholarships to develop and empower new generations to achieve their educational endeavors. Awards range from $500–$5,000. Download Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund (PDF) for more information.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund/General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage in obtaining their first undergraduate or graduate college degree. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required, and students must submit a FAFSA by February 1. The amount of the awards varies from $1,000–$5,000. Download Hispanic Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Each month, proceeds from the Manna Foundation are used to award scholarships to outstanding students. This award is for any high school, college, or graduate student who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident, studying any major, and attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. Download Journey Scholarships for more information.
Korean American Scholarship
Applicants must hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, demonstrate financial need, and be a full-time student in a school of the designated Western states (per the Korean American Scholarship Foundation’s delineation of regions during the school year). Awards may be up to $2,000. Download Korean American Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship
La Unidad Latina Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that supports Hispanic students in their pursuit of a higher education. This scholarship is open to all Hispanic students. Award amounts range from $250–$1,000. Download La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Los Angeles Schweitzer Fellows Program
Students enrolled in graduate or professional degree-granting programs from any accredited academic institution in the Los Angeles area may apply. Students’ proposed service project must focus on health and/or the social determinants of health. They must be enrolled throughout the fellowship year (April–May). December graduates should check with the program director for eligibility. Download Los Angeles- Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (PDF) for more information.
Media & Technology Blogging Scholarship
Direct2TV.com offers a $1,000 Media & Technology Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university who writes and publishes a blog post describing his or her interaction with technology, and how technology functions as part of interaction with today’s society. Download Media & Technology Blogging Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
Each spring, the National Italian American Foundation awards scholarships and grants to outstanding Italian-American students. Awards are based on academic merit and can be used the following academic year. Download National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program (PDF) for more information.
Owen Locke Memorial Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship provides tuition, school fees, and books for eligible applicants. Applicants must have limited financial resources available for school and must be ineligible for funding from public or government agencies. Individual career goals and aspirations will be considered. The proposed education must be at an accredited college or university. Download Owen Locke Memorial Foundation Scholarship (PDF) for more information.
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
This fellowship is offered to graduate students who are considered “new Americans”—naturalized citizens or green card holders. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in the graduate degree program for which they request support and must be 30 years old or younger. Download Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans (PDF) for more information.
San Diego Foundation Scholarships
The San Diego Foundation recognizes that the sustainability and quality of the region depends on a well-educated and experienced workforce. The foundation’s Community Scholarship Program is the largest provider of scholarships in the San Diego region with more than 150 scholarship funds at an average fund size of over $150,000. Download San Diego Foundation Scholarships (PDF) for more information.
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara
Scholarship awards usually range from $500–$5,000 per academic year. Recipients must maintain full-time status and a minimum 2.0 GPA to remain eligible. Recipients are eligible for four years of undergraduate funding and four years of medical/graduate-level funding. Applicants must have attended at least four of the six years between grades 7–12 at a Santa Barbara County school and have graduated or received a GED from a Santa Barbara County high school. Download Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara (PDF) for more information.
Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Graduate Student Fellowship Award
Soroptimist International of Los Angeles is a nonprofit organization focused on helping women. Each year, Soroptimist offers a fellowship to a female graduate/doctoral student in the amount of $3,500. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and California residents attending an accredited master’s or doctoral program in Los Angeles County. One fellowship will be awarded in March or April annually. Download Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Graduate Student Fellowship Award (PDF) for more information.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority General Graduate Scholarship
The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s National Education Foundation offers this scholarship to women pursuing a professional, master’s, doctoral, or post-doctoral degree. Award recipients receive $2,500 for one academic year. Applications are accepted September 1–February 1 annually. Download Zeta Phi Beta Sorority General Graduate Scholarship (PDF) for more information.