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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.

 

 

Investmentzen $1000 Financial Future Scholarship


All applicants must be actively enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university in any country

http://www.investmentzen.com/scholarship

April 18, 2018

 

Kapture Pest Free Today Scholarship


Students must be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada

Scholarship

April 30, 2018

 

North Coast Financial Scholarship


Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2

Must be full-time student

Pursuing a degree in real estate, finance, marketing, accounting, management, economics or other business-related degree

Student must be able to provide proof of GPA requirement and full-time student status

2018 North Coast Financial Scholarship

April 30, 2018

 

DTIB Scholarship Program


Student should be enrolled for an educational program in any institution

Any major is accepted

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required

https://drugtestsinbulk.com/scholarship-opportunity

April 30, 2018

 

Ecig Scholarship Program


This scholarship program is an open for all students of university, college and high school currently enrolled for educational program

Student must have GPA of minimum of 2.5

https://www.ecig.com/scholarship

April 30, 2018

 

RecordsFinder Scholarship


Must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full-time

https://recordsfinder.com/info/scholarships/

May 1, 2018

 

CellWaves Scholarship


Accepted to a college

Enrolled as a current undergraduate student

Graduating high school students who are college bound are encouraged to apply

https://cellwaves.net/scholarship/

May 1, 2018

 

Summit Shah Scholarship 


High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school or design school are eligible to apply

Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school or design school

All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply

The Summit Shah MD Scholarship

May 1, 2018

 

Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship


High School students graduating in 2017 and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, community college or design school

Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, community college or design school

Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship

May 1, 2018

 

Junk Car Medics Scholarship


Be attending a college or university on a full time basis no later than January of 2019

Be currently in last year of high school or currently a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in a college or university

Scholarship

May 4, 2018

 

Pinnacle Auto Glass Scholarship


Must apply for scholarship via email and provide your name, address and the name of the high school or college institution you are attending

Must provide your written essay by the deadline of May 10, 2018

You must have a minimum GPA of at least 2.5

https://www.pinnacleautoglass.com/scholarship.html

May 10, 2018

 

Online Marketing Giant Academic Scholarship


Individual is a grad, undergrad or a high school student from a prestigious and accredited institution

http://onlinemarketinggiant.com/scholarships

May 15, 2018

 

2018 Scholarship Opportunity from DiBella Law Offices, P.C.


Current high school seniors on track to graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA who intend to pursue a degree from a post-secondary educational institution

Any student currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution (either a two-year school with the intention of transferring to a accredited four-year or university or a four year college or university

https://www.dibellalawoffice.com/scholarship/

May 16, 2018

 

Bottlinger Law L.L.C 2018 Scholarship 


Students who are graduating high school and are in good standing, and planning to attend a two-year or four-year post-secondary education

College students who are either enrolled in community college or attending a four-year program at a university are eligible to apply for the 2018 Bottlinger Law L.L.C. New Jersey Scholarship.

https://www.bottlingerlaw.com/scholarship/

May 24, 2018

 

Luxury Watches Scholarship


Students must have a GPA of minimum 2.5

https://luxuryreplica.ee/about-us

May 25, 2018

 

No Need to Pay Scholarship


Show proof of acceptance or active enrollment in undergrad school

http://www.tjwillmakeempay.com/Scholarship.shtml

May 30, 2018

 

IT Support NJ Scholarship


Applicant must be a college or university, high school or trade school student

GPA should be at least 3.5

Must have proof of enrollment at the college/university

IT Support NJ Scholarship

May 31, 2018

 

The GreaseBook Oilfield Software STEM Scholarship for Women


13 years or older

Any education

This is an international contest

https://greg169.typeform.com/to/pXCpJG

May 31, 2018

 

Gym Pros Scholarship


This scholarship is open to all students who are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools

Students of any stream/branch of education anywhere in the world are eligible to apply for this scholarship

Applicants must have attained age of 18 years as on last date of scholarship

GPA should be at least 2.5

Gym Pros Scholarship

May 31, 2018

 

Credit Zipper Scholarship Opportunity


Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university or trade school are encouraged to submit their article

Credit Zipper Scholarship Opportunity

May 31, 2018

 

Data Recovery NYC Scholarship


Applicant must be attending accredited college or university

The students studying in US or Canada can apply for this scholarship

GPA should be at least 3.5

Scholarship should be listed on your university or college website

americantechpros.com/newyour/scholarship/

May 31, 2018

 

CIA Medical Scholarship


Must be a legal resident of the United States (or holding a valid students visa)  studying at an accredited two or four-year program at a college in the U.S.

https://www.ciamedical.com/scholarship

June 1, 2018

 

2018 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Application


Have completed high school or earned a high school equivalency degree by Spring 2018

Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States

Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA

Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity

Be under the age of 30

Be a United States citizen

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/

June 15, 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

 

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

The Muller Firm, LTD. Annual 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

Frost NYC Scholarship


Must be a least 18 years of age

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Must be a current student of a college/university

https://frostnyc.com/pages/scholarship

No deadline available

 

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program


Be honorably-discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service

Be students who are already enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate (first Master’s degree) study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school

Be Pell-eligible and have applied fro Title IV and completed FAFSA to ensure full discovery of actual unmet need

Use any military education benefits for which they are eligible

Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent

https://www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveteransemergency/

Deadline not available

 

Journey Scholarship
________________________________________
Students in high school or college
Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible to this award
Essay is required
http://journeyscholarships.com/wordpress/?page_id=12
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

 

AHS (Allied Healthcare Scholarship)


The applicant must be currently accepted or enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Community Health Worker
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiation Therapy Technology
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Social Work
  • Speech Therapy
  • Surgical Technician
  • Ultrasound Technician
  • Other, Allied Healthcare (will not be given priority) Nursing is not an allied profession

Be enrolled in 6 units or more

Have a GPA of 2.0 or greater

Graduate after January 31, 2015

Be free from any other service obligation, except HPEF scholarship programs

Have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California

Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for twelve (12) months

Complete and submit your application through CalREACH by application deadline

http://www.oshpd.ca.gov/HPEF/AHS.html

Deadline not available

 

 HPSP (Health Professions Education Scholarship Program)


Applicants  must be currently accepted or enrolled in the following California Board or Committee approved program:

  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Dentist
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistant

Be enrolled in 6 units or more

Have a GPA of 2.0 or greater

Graduate after January 31, 2015

Not be enrolled in a Doctorate program

Be free from any other service obligation, except HPEF scholarship programs

Have a valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California

Be willing to work in a medically underserved area for twenty-four (24) months

Complete and submit your application through CalREACH by application deadline

http://www.oshpd.ca.gov/HPEF/HPSP.html

Deadline not available

 

The Christophers Video Contest for College Students
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Students in undergraduate and graduate programs at accredited colleges and universities are invited to interpret the Christopher message and mission in short films.
www.christophers.org/Page.aspx?pid=1226
Deadline Not available