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Institutional Scholarship Opportunities

Taft College Academic Merit Award


Any graduating high school senior in the West Kern Community College District (Taft & Maricopa High School) who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and enrolls in 12 units at Taft College as a first time college student within one year of receiving the award.

No application required.

Submit final high school transcript to the college

$300 per semester up to two (2) semesters depending on continued eligibility.

 

Taft College Scholarship


California residents

Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

Pass 12 units with a 3.0 GPA in the previous semester and enroll in 12 or more units in the next semester to maintain the scholarship

$125 per semester up to four (4) semesters depending on continued eligibility

 

Taft College Non-Resident Scholarship


Any non-resident student entering Taft College with a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA will be eligible

A student who enters Taft College with a GPA of 3.0 or less and earns a 3.0 or better at Taft College will eligible to receive the scholarship for one semester

The scholarship may be earned to a maximum of two (2) semesters

 

 

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

There are many outside scholarships available to qualified students.  Business firms, organizations and four-year colleges provide scholarships for students.  Notices regarding scholarship opportunities are posted throughout the year on the website.  The college library is also an excellent source of information regarding scholarship opportunities.  The following websites on outside scholarships is provided for your reference.  Taft College does not endorse any specific site.

 

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. Scholarship


Student currently attending an accredited college or university in the United States of America

http://sfspa.com/scholarsip-for-college-students/

April 1, 2020

 

The BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply

Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

General interest in technology

https://brightstarsystems.com/the-brightstar-systems-future-technologies-scholarship/

April 1, 2020

 

Scholarship from American Academy of CPR & First Aid


Any student currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university, is eligible to apply

You must be at least 18 years old

http://onlinecprcertification.net/scholarship.php

May 1

 

Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C. Annual Scholarship


Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Students majoring in the legal field will be given priority, although all are encouraged to apply

Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

http://jeffdowney.com/scholarship/

May 3, 2020

 

Honey Lake Clinic annual Scholarship Program


A student who wants to better themselves and break the cycle of addiction

If you are 18 or over and enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited school

https://www.honeylake.clinic/scholarship/

May 29, 2020

 

Wi’aasal (Great Oak) Future Leaders Scholarship


Enrolled in a certificate, associate or bachelor’s degree program at an accredited, non-profit college or university

Full-time enrollment

Registered as an enrolled member of an eligible California tribe (eligible tribes listed on the website)

https://collegefund.org/students/wiaasal-great-oak-future-leaders-pechanga-scholarship-fund/

May 31st

 

AX Control, Inc. Academic Scholarship


Students may be enrolled full or part time in a college or university

Undergrad students only may apply

Students must be over 18 and be able to provide proof if necessary

http://www.axcontrol.com/scholarship

June 1st, 2020

 

Arash Law Scholarship


All applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident

All applicants are required to have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or better

All applicants must have at least one semester of school left to complete

all applicants must be active in the community

https://arashlaw.com/arash-law-scholarship/

June 1, 2020

 

Medical Billing Service Review Health and Technology Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester which they are applying

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Applicants of any major may apply

Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply

Students attending online universities may apply

Students must have a personal interest in health and technology

https://medicalbillingservicereview.com/health-and-technology-scholarship/

June 1st, annually

 

The Find Answering Service Connectivity Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled , or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester which they are applying to receive the scholarship

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply

Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

https://findansweringservice.com/connectivity-scholarship/

June 7, 2020

 

Health & Wellness Scholarship Program


Students over the age of  18 and enrolled as a full-time graduate or undergraduate at an accredited learning institution

https://supplementalrelief.com/scholarship/

June 14, 2020

 

Freedom Care Scholarship


Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited college, university, or trade school

You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. GAP students are welcome to apply, but their last GPA score must be 3.0 or higher

You must have a high school diploma or GED

Students of all ages are welcome to apply for the FreedomCare Scholarship Program

https://www.freedomcareny.com/en/scholarship

June 18, 2020

 

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship


Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering -related fields

https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship?utm_source=SIFM_P1&utm_medium=SIFM_email&utm_campaign=SIFM

June 30, 2020

 

 

The ABC Fundraising Volunteer Recognition $1,500 College Scholarship


Current high school junior, high school senior, college undergraduate, or graduate students who have participated in consistent volunteer work

http://www.abcfundraising.com/college-scholarship

June 30 annually

 

Impact on the Community Scholarship


Open to anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States

High school seniors who are graduating before the deadline and have been accepted to or enrolled in a graduate program are also eligible

http://ask4sam.net/impact-on-the-community-scholarship/

June 30, 2020

 

The Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Applicants are not required to have a specific major

Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply

Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

https://www.sureoak.com/scholarship/

July 15, 2020

 

$500 Scholarship Offer from the Maverick Doctor


You must be accepted into a college or university

GPA must be at least 3.0

You must be in good standing at the college or university

Must possess a high school diploma or GED

http://maverickdoctor.com/scholarship

July 31, 2020

 

2020 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship


Be United States citizen or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico

Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate who plan to enroll dull-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience

Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical therapist, or another health-related major.

http://michaelmoodyfitness.com/student-scholarship-chicago/

August 1, 2020

 

The Life Coach Spotter Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Applicants are not required to have specific major

Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply

http://www.lifespotter.com/scholarship/

August 1st annually

 

Cash Cars Buyer Scholarship Program


Individuals over the age of 18

Enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited school

http://cashcarbuyer.com/scholarship/

August 15, 2020

 

The Supporting Local Businesses Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship

Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA

Applicants are not required to have a specific Major

Domestic, international and undocumented students may apply

Student attending online universities are welcome to apply

http://www.wemounttvs.com/scholarship/

September 5th annually

 

Able Moving Scholarship Award


Be enrolled in an accredited college or university and must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an business program

Be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

http://ablemoving.com/able-moving-scholarship-award/

September 15, 2020

 

Ronald Hedding Law Firm $2,500 Student Scholarship


Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States

Applicants can include high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, JD

Applicant must provide the name and location of the school where they are enrolled

Applicant must include a statement of financial need

https://www.heddinglawfirm.com/scholarship/

October 1, yearly

 

Upgraded Points Student Scholarship


graduating high school senior with college acceptance

current undergraduate student

current graduate student

https://upgradedpoints.com/scholarship/

December 2020

 

The Blanch Law Firm Scholarship Award


The contest is open to all students

https://www.theblanchlawfirm.com/the-blanch-law-firm-scholarship-award/

Deadline varies

 

Innovation in Education Scholarship


Must be currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada

Must have a 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

http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/

20th of each month

 

CCCP Scholars Program (Center for Community College Partnerships)


Scholars are students who may:

  • Be the first in their family to go to college
  • Come from low-income backgrounds
  • And/or be from under served communities

The program targets students who:

  • have recently graduated from high school and plan to enroll in a community college in the fall OR students currently attending community college who have not yet completed a transfer curriculum at the time of application
  • show potential for transfer success
  • are non-traditional students who have face challenges in their academic career

http://www.cccp.ucla.edu/

Deadline not available