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Institutional Scholarship Opportunities

West Kern Community 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.

 

West Kern Community 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

Scholarship application must be received in the Financial Aid office by the fifth (5th) Friday of each semester

West Kern Community College 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.

 

Admiral Plumbing Services


Be a senior in high school planning to attend a college or university in the fall

Be an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a college or university

www.theadmiralplumber.com/about/schoarship-opportunity

June 30, 2018

 

Brucheim & Patel 2018 DUI Scholarship Program


Must be current undergraduate student or current law student in the United States

Be able to provide a school transcript or acceptance letter proving their enrollment or acceptance.  A screenshot, picture or unofficial transcripts are all acceptable options.

Bruckheim & Patel 2018 DUI Scholarship Program

June 30, 2018

 

Hylan Family Scholarship


The applicant must be attending college in the Fall 2018 semester or quarter

Applicants can be high school seniors or current college students

Hylan Family Scholarship Application

June 30, 2018

 

WAY Student Scholarship


Only graduating seniors in high school, freshmen, sophomores, undergraduate in college between the ages of 16-25 are eligible to win

https://www.way.com/care/scholarship

First award: June 30th

Second award: December 31st

 

Hit Me SEO Entrepreneurial Scholarship


Any student currently enrolled in a 4 year institution or university, or a high school senior accepted into an accredited 4 year program for the fall of 2018

Scholarship

June 30, 2018

 

My BioSource Inc Scholarship for “S.T.E.M.” Majors Fall 2018


High school seniors, undergraduates, graduates as well as international students can apply

Candidate must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2018 Fall semester

Intended major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or related fields

https://www.mybiosource.com/page.php?name=scholarship_stem_majors

June 30, 2018

 

Eluxury.com Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship


Applicant must be a United States citizen

Applicant must be a current high school student or full-time college student (full time is defined as 12 or more credit hours) pursuing an undergraduate degree

Applicant must be planning to pursue/pursuing a Business or Marketing major (or related) and be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited college or university in the United States

Student must be carrying a 3.00 GPA or higher

https://www.eluxury.com/pages/scholarship

July 1, 2018


The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship


Be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or citizen

Be currently enrolled in or accepted to a US law school

Have a current high school or college minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 sclae

The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

July 1, 2018

 

Naegeli Deposition & Trial Scholarship Program


Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university or trade school

Scholarship Program

July 1st annually

 

Naegeli Deposition & Trial Scholarship Program


Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university or trade school

Scholarship Program

July 1st annually


Solar Scholarship


Student must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education.  In order to verify this, the student must provide an official statement verifying enrollment

Student must have at least a 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA

Solar Scholarship

July 1st annually

 

Goedeker’s College Scholarships


Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate.  This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad alike are eligible.  Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter

Any major or field of study is accepted

https://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship

July 8, 2018

 

Altec Design Web Scholarship Opportunity


Student must be enrolled in any accredited institution for Fall 2018 (any major)

https://www.altecdesign.com/#web-scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Extremeterrain’s Student Scholarship Program


Student’s who are pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, Sustainable Agriculture Systems.

Proof of enrollment is required along with submission

https://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html

July 15, 2018

 

The Aspiring Physicians Award


At least 18 years of age

U.S. or Canadian Citizen

Current Enrollment in premed or other undergraduate science programs

Cumulative GPA of at least 3.75

Certified copy of the application submitted to a School of Medicine

The Aspiring Physicians Award

Fall Semester – July 15
Spring semester – December 31

 

Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish Scholarship


Open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, accredited law school in the fall of 2018

https://www.sgklawyers.com/Steinberg-Goodman-Kalish-Scholarship.shtml

July 15, 2018

 

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship


Be United States citizens 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 students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 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 in the health and fitness related fields

Be enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist or another related major

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

July 15, 2018

 

The Muller Law Firm LTD Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

http://chicagodivorceattys.com/scholarship/

July 15, 2018

 

Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Law Office of Henry Queener Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Law Office of Henry Queener Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Strom & Associates Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Strom & Associates Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Gordon Law Group Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Gordon Law Group Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Keller Law Office Scholarship for Higher Education


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Keller Law Offices Scholarship for Higher Education

July 15, 2018

 

Law Office of Matthew L Sharp Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university or accredited law school in the fall of 2018

Law Office of Matthew L Sharp Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

Cogburn Law Offices Annual Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Cogburn Law Offices Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

The Ankin Law Office Annual $1,500 Scholarship


Be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited community college, college or university, or an accredited law school or graduate school starting in the fall of 2018

Scholarship

July 15, 2018

 

The Dealer Auto Glass Scholarship Program


The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the next fall semester or quarter

http://www.dealerautoglassaz.net/scholarship.html

July 21st annually

 

Banafshe Law Firm Scholarship 2018


Current college or graduate school transcript or, if not already enrolled, your acceptance letter to a college or graduate school

Proof of at least a 2.5 GPA

https://www.banalaw.com/scholarship/

July 31st annually

 

Fall 2018 Web Design Scholarship


This scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 1, 2018 at any accredited U.S. College, university or technical college

https://www.beckdigital.com/web-design-scholarship

July 31, 2018

 

TurboTenant Housing Scholarship


Must be an undergraduate student living off-campus

Must have an independent landlord (no property management company, real estate agencies, etc.)

https://www.turbotenant.com/scholarship/

July 31, 2018

 

Redfin Scholarship


Legal U.S. resident

Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college

https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship

July 31, 2018

 

Paradigm Building Group Scholarship 2018


Graduating high school senior or current college students 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

Funds are to be applied towards tuition, books and/or other fees associated with attending school

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

http://paradigmbuildinggroup.com/paradigm-building-group-scholarship-2018/

August 1, 2018

 

Find.jobs Scholarship


College Scholarship application minimum requirements:

In order to be eligible for the Find.jobs college scholarship award, students must be either an incoming junior or incoming senior at an accredited university within the United States.

Students must be able to provide proof that they are currently enrolled

High School Scholarship application minimum requirements:

Must be a senior at a high school within the United States.  Students must be able to provide proof that they are a high school senior on pace to graduate

https://find.jobs/scholarship

August 1, 2018

 

The 99Bitcoins Scholarship


A high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited university

A  current undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited university

The 99Bitcoins Scholarship

August 1, 2018

 

MyLEDLightingGuide Scholarship – Fall 2018


Only students located within the United States.  You must be a US citizen.  Only active college students are eligible

Must be registered full time for the Fall 2018 semester

Content must be original and written by you.  No plagiarism

Minimum GPA requirement: 2.5

Military academies are ineligible

Applicant must be enrolled in a program that is two years in length of 1ooo words

https://www.myledlightingguide.com/scholarship

August 1, 2018

 

The Home Team Hawaii Scholarship


To apply, you must be a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited university or

a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university

https://www.hawaiipropertyfinder.com/blog/detail/5/1/The_Home_Team_Hawaii_Scholarship

August 1, 2018

 

Boyko & Associates Law Firm


Be accepted to or already enrolled at a higher educational institution

Have a GPA of more than 3.5

https://www.boyko-law.com/scholarship-available-boyko-associates-law-firm/

August 10, 2018

 

2018-2019 $2000 SDBotox Scholarship Essay Contest


Applicants must have a GPA no less than 3.1 and must send an unofficial transcript

http://sdbotox.com/scholarship/

August 15, 2018

 

Strive for Excellence Scholarship 2018


High School Students: You must be a high school senior, in good standing, and on track to graduate

College Students: You must be currently enrolled in an accredited four year university or college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college, and planning to transfer to a four-year university or college upon completion.

https://www.carolinaaccidentattorneys.com/scholarship/

August 29, 2018

 

OWDT Scholarship 


Must be a resident of the United States

Must be 16 years of age or older

Open to students in high school currently, graduates attending college in the upcoming fall semester and current college/university students

OWDT Scholarship

August 30, 2018

 

The Law Office of Sean M. Cleary 2018 Scholarship


U.S. Citizens

High School Seniors and College Students

https://www.seanclearypa.com/scholarship/

August 31, 2018

 

American Dream Homes Property Management Creative Video Scholarship


This scholarship contest is open to all high school seniors or college students that are legal residents of the U.S.

Student must be enrolled in either a 2 year or 4 year college in the Fall 2018 semester

American Dream Homes Property Management Creative Video Scholarship

August 31, 2018

 

Digital Media Scholarship


Must be a high school, trade school and college or university students majoring in Business, Communications or a Web-based technology

Good command of English Language

Ability to produce great content on the topic “Latest Digital Media Trends That Are Going to Impact 2018”

Minimum GPA required  – 2.5

Must be a citizen of the United States

http://11must.com/digital-media-scholarship/

August 31, 2018

 

AES Scholarship


Available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility

http://aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

October 6, 2018

 

The “Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship”


Open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning

High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are strongly encouraged to apply

https://www.bransonshowtickets.com/company/scholarship.aspx

October 15th annually

 

College Jump Start Scholarship


High School 10th – 12th grader, college student or non-traditional student

U.S. citizen or legal resident

Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/trade school in the U.S.

Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community

http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/

October 17, 2018

 

Annual Digital Roofing Innovations Scholarship


Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Be able to submit reference from dean/director of school, upon request

https://digitalroofingcompany.com/annual-digital-roofing-innovations-scholarship/

October 25th annually

 

American Bullion Scholarship


Applicant must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university within the United States.

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid U.S. student visa

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

October 31, 2018

 

WholesaleFlowers.net Scholarship


Be enrolled at a college or university and planning to attend in 2018

Write an essay of at least 200 words stating how the scholarship can benefit you and your educational plans

Demonstrate Community service – this should be included in the essay

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on undergraduate college course work

https://www.wholesaleflowers.net/pages/scholarship

November 16, 2018

 

Pumped Up SUP “Stand Up Paddleboarding in Society” Scholarship


A citizen or a permanent resident of the United States or Canada

Currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school

Must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher

https://www.pumpedupsup.com/blogs/news/pumped-up-sup-stand-up-paddleboarding-in-society-scholarship

December 1, 2018

 

Avalaunch Media Scholarship


Any current, full-time student of an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply

There is no age or specific major requirement

Avalaunch Media Scholarship

October 1, 2018

 

Profisee Scholarship


High School Students who graduate in 2018 and have been accepted into a college or university

Students currently enrolled in a college or university

Student who are seeking or plan to seek a degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related degree

https://www.profisee.com/mis-scholarship

November 1, 2018

 

 

National Credit Relief Scholarship


High School seniors with a GPAS of 3.2 or greater

Any college student already enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college

Home

November 30, 2018

 

Remote DBA Experts to Students Scholarship


Students currently enrolled in an accredited college or university located in United States with a minimum 2.5 GPA

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

http://www.remotedba.com/remote-dba-experts-to-students-scholarship/

December 1, 2018

 

$500 Scholarship Offer from DesignBrandPrint.com


You must have been accepted into a United States accredited university or college or be enrolled in a technical college

You must be a student between the ages of 17-22

You must have obtained your high school diploma or GED

https://www.designbrandprint.com/scholarship/

December 1, 2018

 

Tea Scholarship by Teabloom


Be currently enrolled in an accredited university, high school or elementary school in the U.S.

Must be a U.S. citizen or hold a valid U.S. student visa

Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

https://teabloom.com/tea-scholarship/

December 7, 2018

 

2018 Paradigm Malibu $1,000 Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship


Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter

Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship

 

CGK Business Sales Scholarship


Applicants must be planning to pursue a degree in business or marketing at an accredited college or university or currently be enrolled in an accredited program in one of these fields

The student must be a junior or senior in high school with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Scholarship

December 15, 2018

 

The Law Firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD Awards an annual $1,500 Scholarship to the Child of a Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces


The legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard) who is either a:

S. high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or

S. student currently attending or enrolled  in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Child of an American Veteran Scholarship

December 15, 2018

 

National Debt Relief Scholarship


The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States

Graduate and undergraduate students can apply

Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 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)

National Debt Relief – Resolve Your Credit Card Debt Problems

December 23, 2018

 

Annual scholarship funding award from used.forsale


Students must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university

Students must be aged 16 years or over

https://www.used.forsale/s/scholarship

December 30, 2018

 

Annual Upgraded Points Student Scholarship


Need to be a current student

Annual Upgraded Points Student Scholarship

December 31, 2018

 

Lendza.com Scholarship


Be at least 18 years old

Be a U.S. resident

Be enrolled in an institution of higher learning

https://lendza.com/scholarship

December 31, 2018

 

PhotographyTalk Scholarship


Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

Applicants for the PhotographyTalk Scholarship must be accepted or enrolled  in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree program at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational school

Students must be enrolled during the 2019-2020 school year

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

January 15, 2019

 

Studio11hairsalon Scholarship 


All students who have attained age of 16 years are eligible to apply for our scholarship essay contest

Applicants must be pursuing their education presently in any educational institute

GPA should be at least 2.5

Studio11hairsalon Scholarship

January 25, 2019

 

Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship


Currently enrolled in or formally accepted to any accredited U.S. community college, undergraduate or graduate degree program.  This includes incoming students who currently hold a high school diploma or GED

Scholarship candidates must possess a history of raining alcohol addiction awareness, as demonstrated by volunteer, educational or professional experiences

Scholarship candidates must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship

March 15, 2019

 

Learn.org Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship in Business


Undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management and entrepreneurship

https://learn.org/pages/business_scholarship.html

April 1, 2019

 

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. $5,000 Scholarship for College Students


The scholarship will be awarded to one student currently attending an accredited college or university in the United States of America

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. Announces $5,000 Scholarship for College Students

April 1, 2019

 

College Scholarship with HelloMD


Be enrolled in an institution of higher learning

Create an account at hellomd.com-include a profile picture and write a short bio that’s at least 3 sentences long

https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/5ade077d049b4f000a64e8c1/Essay%20Scholarship

April 23, 2019

 

Room Escape Annual Scholarship


Be enrolled in an accredited college or university and must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a business, entrepreneur, IT, programming, or app or game developement program

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

https://roomescapedc.com/scholarship/

April 30, 2019

 

1800wheelchair.com Scholarship


Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.

Enrolled at the graduate level, undergraduate level or your final year of high school

Aged 16 years or older

Carry a status of “good standing”

Maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or equivalent

https://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/

May 1, 2019

 

Herrmann Law Scholarship Program


Undergraduate and graduate students may apply for our scholarship program, as long as they are attending an accredited graduate school or college and are enrolled in a full-time degree program.

https://paycheckcollector.com/scholarship/

May 1, 2019

 

LiveViewGPS Scholarship


The program is open to undergrads and graduate students, as long as they’re in a full-time degree program in an accredited graduate school or college

https://www.liveviewgps.com/LiveViewGPS+Scholarship.html

May 21, 2019

 

$500 Scholarship Offer from Kemper Medical


Applicants must be enrolled in high school or an accredited college or university

A 3.0 GPA is required of all applicants, and students who opted to take a GAP your upon completion of high school and are now applying to college will need to show proof of a 3.0 GPA while enrolled in high school

Individuals pursuing a degree in medicine may also apply for the scholarship

$500 Scholarship Offer from Kemper Medical

June 1, 2019

 

$500 Scholarship from HD Carolina


At least 16 years of age with a GED or a high school diploma

Accepted by or currently attending a 2 year or 4 year college in North Carolina or South Carolina

$500 Scholarship From HD Carolina

June 1, 2019

 

$500 College Scholarship From Topspot


You must be over the age of 16 and have a high school diploma or GED

You must be either accepted by or currently enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year U.S. college or university.

You should have an interest in business and marketing

http://topspotsem.com/scholarship/

June 1, 2019

 

National Credit Relief Scholarship


High School seniors with a GPAS of 3.2 or greater

Any college student already enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college

https://nomorecreditcards.com/#scholarship

August 6, 2019

 

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

 

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Promotion


Monthly essay contest

Eligibility is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age in their state of legal residence on or before their entry into the Promotion

Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty U.S. or the District of Columbia as of April 1, 2016

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

Deadline varies

 

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 underserved 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