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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.

 

QuoteWizard Safe Driver Scholarship 2019


Must have a valid driver’s license

Must be attending a college or university in 2019

https://quotewizard.com/corp/safe-driver-scholarship

September 15, 2019

 

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program


Outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who display deep understanding of economics and monetary policy

https://www.moneymetals.com/scholarship

September 30, 2019

 

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women


Must be a graduating high school senior (in final semester) or current college undergraduate or graduate student studying at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States

Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident

Must be a woman

All majors are encouraged to apply

All GPAs will be considered

https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

September 30, 2019

 

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

October 1

 

Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer Scholarship 2019


Foreign born student who now resides in the U.S. or U.S. born student whose parents originated fro another country

http://immigrationlawyerslosangeles.com/los-angeles-immigration-lawyer-scholarship-2019/

October 1, 2019

 

Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program


Any tribal member of the Choctaw Nation actively pursuing a higher education degree may apply to receive assistance in the form of a scholarship or grant payable to an accredited college or university

No minimum blood quantum or location restrictions

http://choctawnation.com/higher-education-0

October 1st

 

NOVA Recovery Center Academic Scholarship


Eligible students must be currently enrolled or accepted to enroll in a U.S. college academic program that focuses on mental health and/or substance use disorders

https://novarecoverycenter.com/services/scholarship/

October 1, 2019

 

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

 

Cherepinskiy Law Firm Legal Scholarship


Undergraduate students who intend to become lawyers and pursue a legal career and 2 law school students

https://clawfirmpc.com/scholarship

October 25, 2019

 

Lowenberg Law Firm Scholarship


Applicants must be US Citizens

Applicants must provide of current enrollment or acceptance at an accredited college or trade school

Applicants already attending college must be able to show that they are maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher

Applicants who have not yet started their first college semester, must have achieved a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and provide documentation of such

https://www.thetexastriallawyers.com/#scholarship

November 1, 2019

 

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 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

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

November 7, 2019

 

Geneva Rock Scholarship


Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited university, college, trade or vocational school

Scholarship applicants must be in pursuit of construction-related careers including, but not limited to: Construction management, civil engineering, business, and commercial/professional sales

Students involved in trades such as welding, diesel tech, heavy equipment operations and building tech are also welcome to apply

High school seniors are eligible to apply, but must be enrolled in one of the previously mentioned institution

All applicants must have received, (or be in the process of attaining), their high school diploma or GED

All applicants must be U.S. citizens, or be a legal permanent resident with work eligibility status

https://genevarock.com/company/scholarship/

November 15, 2019

 

CBD Market Scholarship


Currently attending a college or university in the United States, or you must be accepted into a program starting in the 2019 fall academic year

Working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree

https://cbd.market/scholarship

November 10, 2019

 

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders


Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support

at least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry

Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented)

https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/

November 30, 2019

 

Upgraded Points Student Scholarship


graduating high school senior with college acceptance

current undergraduate student

current graduate student

https://upgradedpoints.com/scholarship/

December 2019

 

Keith Williams Law Group Scholarship


  • High School seniors who have been accepted to a college or university.
  • Currently enrolled students in any college or university, including graduate/professional schools.
  • No minimum GPA required to qualify.
  • Applicants must have overcome adversity in their lives and difficulty in school.
  • One entry per person, per year.

https://www.keithwilliamslawgroup.com/scholarship/

December 1, 2019

 

Patino Law Firm Annual Scholarship – $1000


Currently enrolled students in any high school, college or university

No minimum GPA required to qualify

https://injury-lawyer-sanantonio.com/scholarship/

December 1, 2019

 

Toscano Law Firm Scholarship


Applicants must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll, in an accredited trade school, college, university, or graduate program in the United States for the Fall 2020 semester

https://sanantonioinjurylawyer.pro/scholarships/

December 1, 2019

 

The Larson Law Office Scholarship


Applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to attend a college, trade school, university or graduate institution in the United States at the start of the Fall 2019 semester

https://www.thelarsonlawoffice.com/scholarship/

December 1, 2019

 

Worth Women’s Scholarship


  • Must be enrolled in a continuing education professional studies program
  • Submissions must be sent in from the valid email address of the author
  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of the United States
  • Applicant must identify as a female and be age 30 or older

https://www.worthy.com/about/scholarship

December 2, 2019

 

Sober Partners $1000 College Scholarship


U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. resident

Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university

High School Seniors are encouraged to apply

Minimum GPA of 3.0

Sober Partners® | College Scholarship

December 10, 2019

 

 

Rentkidz Annual Scholarship for 2019


United States Citizen

GPA 3.4 and above

Student must complete and submit an essay in order to be considered for the award

https://www.rentkidz.com/scholarship/

December 10, 2019

 

Survivor of a Car Accident Scholarship


You have firsthand experience of either surviving a car accident yourself, or being affected by a close friend or relative who was the victim of a car accident

You must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or you are an incoming freshman at an accredited institution

The institution must be in the United States

You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

https://www.johnfoy.com/survivor-of-a-car-accident-scholarship/

December 15, 2019

 

Parrish Law Firm Scholarship 


Applicants must meet these criteria to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • 3.0 GPA (must submit unofficial transcript with application)
  • Enrolled in or admitted to an accredited college or university

https://www.theparrishlawfirm.com/smartphone-overuse-awareness-scholarship/

December 15, 2019

 

Cardinal Digital Marketing Scholarship


A current high school student attending a college or university in the following semester

A full time college or university student in good academic standing

A desire to continue their higher education to most efficiently impact their community

https://www.cardinaldigitalmarketing.com/cardinal-digital-marketing-scholarship-fund/

December 15, 2019

 

Natural Regain Scholarship


Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university

Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

Has a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

http://naturalregin.com/pages/natural-regain-scholarship

December 31, 2019

 

The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship


Applicant must be currently enrolled in university/college

Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA

Must be a citizen of the United States of America

http://usaccidentlawyer.com/the-law-offices-of-daniel-kim-scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

SpringWell Water Filtration Scholarship


Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

Be actively enrolled at a college or university.  Graduate or undergraduate program

For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

has a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend

https://www.springwellwater.com/springwell-water-filtration-scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

Velvetech Scholarship Program


Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year

Must be in good standing with your current educational institution

For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

Has a minimum GPA 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend

https://www.velvetech.com/scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

Palladium PDD Scholarship


Students enrolled in a college or university.  Students of high school years or students that are below 18, require consent from your guardians or parents

https://www.palladium-pdd.com/scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

Huggable Scholarship


Must be a graduating high school senior in your final  semester who has been accepted to a university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States

Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident

Must be a single mother, child of a single mother or closely impacted by a single mother

All fields of study and GPAs will be considered

https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships

December 31st

 

DB Designer Scholarship


Student who are in need of funds for their studies

Both undergraduate students and graduate students can apply for the scholarship program, provided they are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school

https://www.dbdesigner.net/scholarship

December 31, 2019

 

Proteinfactory Scholarship


Student who is really in need of funds for their studies

Both undergraduate students and graduate students can apply for the scholarship program, provided they are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school

https://proteinfactory.com/proteinfactory-scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

Excel Capital Management Scholarship


Both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students can apply for the scholarship program

Enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school

https://www.excelcapmanagement.com/excel-capital-management-scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

National Debt Relief Scholarship


Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States

Graduate and undergraduate student can apply

Graduating high school seniors with a GPA 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship

Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/#applyforscholarship

December 31, 2019

 

Student Essay Scholarship


Must be a current college student

https://dietspotlight.com/scholarship/essay/

December 31, 2019

 

VIPPUPPIES


Students 18 or older and enrolled in a full-time graduate or undergraduate degree program.

https://vippuppies.com/scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

$500 Scholarship Offer From 1MediaStudio


Student must have a high school diploma or general education diploma

Student must currently hold at least a 3.0 GPA

Student must currently be attending or have been accepted into a accredited college or technical school

https://www.1mediastudio.com/scholarship

December 31, 2019

 

Exponents Scholarship Program


Scholarship is available to any undergraduate or graduate student who is currently accepted by or enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the U.S.

Applicants should be over the age of 16, and they should have already received a high school diploma or a GED

https://www.exponents.com/scholarship/

December 31, 2019

 

Comrade Digital Marketing Scholarship


Both undergraduate and graduate students can apply for the scholarship program, provided they are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college, university, or graduate school.

https://comradeweb.com/comrade-digital-marketing-scholarship/

January 15, 2020

 

The HOPE for Healing Scholarship


Undergraduate

  • Undergraduate Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled in a four-year degree program or show proof of acceptance to an institution that offers four-year degrees
  • Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last completed academic year at a four-year institution, a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the most recent quarter or semester, or if no college has been completed a 3.5 high school GPA
  • Academic focus in the area of mental and behavioral health or psychiatric nursing as demonstrated by a major or minor course of study

Graduate

  • Graduate Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program or show proof of acceptance to an institution that offers Masters and Doctorate degrees
  • Must have graduated from an accredited four-year institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Academic focus in an area of study related to mental and behavioral health, nursing or addiction medicine

https://fherehab.com/hope-for-healing-scholarship

January 15, 2020

 

Maptive $2,500 Creative Minds Scholarship


All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate 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

Interest in creative industries, technology or business preferred but not required

https://www.maptive.com/scholarship/

January 20, 2020

 

Protoly Scholarship


  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited 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.

https://www.protoly.com/protoly-scholarship/

February 1, 2020

 

Pardigm Building Scholarship 2020


Graduating High School Senior or Current College Student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Interest in interior design, building construction or management, architecture, civil engineering or other field related to building and remodeling homes

Student must be attending a school anywhere in U.S.

https://paradigmbuildinggroup.com/paradigm-building-group-scholarship

February 5, 2020

 

Jerome O. Fjeld Scholarship Program


Anyone who is 18 or older and enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program is invited to apply

https://bayoucitylaw.com/jerome-o-fjeld-announces-its-yearly-scholarship-program/

February 29, 2020

 

Pedini Scholarship Program


Applicant must be 18 or older and enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program

https://www.pedinimiami.com/scholarship/

February 29, 2020

 

Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program


Any tribal member of the Choctaw Nation actively pursuing a higher education degree may apply to receive assistance in the form of a scholarship or grant payable to an accredited college or university

No minimum blood quantum or location restrictions

http://choctawnation.com/higher-education-0

January 1st – March 1st

 

SDC International Shipping Scholarship


High School seniors about to graduate with a GPA of 3.0 and above

University or college students already enrolled in an accredited campus with in the US

The applicant must be studying or applying for a course in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field

Both undergraduate students applying for or studying for a bachelor’s degree and graduate students going for a master’s and doctoral degrees are welcome to apply

http://sdcinternationalshipping.com/#scholarship

November 30, 2019

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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