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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


A Non-Resident student entering Taft College with a 3.00 or better high school cumulative grade point average or a 3.00 cumulative grade point average as a full-time college student the previous term and enrolls as a full-time student is eligible to receive the Non-Resident scholarship. The student must attend on-campus to receive the non-resident scholarship.

This scholarship is applied to Non-Resident tuition and can be earned a maximum of two semesters.

To receive the second semester Non-Resident scholarship, the student must have passed 12 or more units and maintain a 3.00 or better cumulative grade point average and re-enroll as a full-time student. A Non-Resident student who enters Taft College as a full time student with a cumulative grade point average of less than 3.00 and earns a 3.00 or better in 12 or more units at Taft College and re-enrolls as a full time student may receive a Non-Resident scholarship for one semester.

It is highly recommended all students complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application.

 

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.

Scholarship Search Sites:

Fast Web

College Board

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship


Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school

Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/

September 30

 

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

 

We the Students 2021 Scholarship Contest


Applicants must be EITHTER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2021) OR students currently enrolled in college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2021 semester

https://www.denvertriallawyers.com/about-us/undergrad-scholarship-contest/

November 1, 2021

 

Drug Lawsuit Source College Scholarship


Must be a currently enrolled in a U.S. high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university or graduate school in the United States

http://www.druglawsuitsource.com

November 1, 2021

 

Single Parent Student Scholarship


Must be a single parent helping to raise at least one child

Must be currently enrolled in a U.S. high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university or graduate school in the United States

Must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and are required to submit a copy of transcript indicating GPA.

http://www.druglawsuitsource.com/single-parent-scholarship/

November 1, 2021

 

Lamber Goodnow College Scholarship


Enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university.  Please note all types of colleges, including four-year, community college and “junior colleges” qualify for eligibility

Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8

https://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/

December 1st, annually

 

Digital Marketing Scholarship


High school seniors and college undergraduate students

Major (or plans to major) in a field related to digital marketing

Must plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the Spring 2022 semester

https://www.10xdigitalinc.com/digital-marketing-scholarship/

December 1, 2021

 

Ai Engstrom National Scholarship


Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

There is not age requirements.

https://pcb-solutions.com/scholarship/

December 1

 

Florin/Roebin Scholarship Contest


Be a student enrolled full-time at a secondary or post-secondary academic institution in the U.S.

Be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry

https://florinroebig.com/scholarship/

December 1, 2021

 

OLVG annual Scholarship Program for students in 2021


Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university for the current financial year

Must be in good academic standing with your current institution

Minimum 3.0 GPA

https://www.ovlg.com/annual-scholarship

December 1, 2021

 

Tocris Scholarship Program


This scholarship is open to students accepted enrolled in a college/university/institute within the U.S., Canada and European Countries who are pursuing a science related field of study (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science).

https://www.tocris.com/scholarship

December 8, 2021 12 p.m.

 

Novus Biologicals Scholarship


Students pursuing education in a science related field (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science).

https://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html

December 8, 2021

 

Wilkie Law Firm Undergraduate Scholarship


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

  • High school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

https://devildogdefender.com/scholarship-for-veterans/

December 15, 2021

 

The Lacy Employment Law Firm College Scholarship


Must be a legal resident of the United States

Must be a graduate of a public or accredited private high school

Must fill out and submit the application form by the official deadline

https://employment-labor-law.com/scholarship/

December 15, 2021

 

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship


Any current or soon-to-be undergraduate student in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be that of a loved one, or an influential individual.

https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm

December 15 annually

 

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship


Any current or soon-to-be-undergrad who have had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual

https://www.certalaw.com/certa-law-personal-injury-wrongful-death-scholarship

December 20th annually

 

The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship


Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted to a university/college for the 2022 spring semester

Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

Must be a citizen of the United States of America

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

December 31, 2021

 

Car Covers Scholarship


Enrolling or currently a full time student at an accredited college/university for completion of an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communication, or Business

https://www.carcover.com/scholarship/

December 31, 2021

 

Showcase IDX Scholarship


Must be a legal resident of the United States

Must be a graduate of a public or accredited private high school

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

https://showcaseidx.com/showcase-idx-scholarship/

December 31, 2021

 

iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship


Enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university

Enrolled full-time (12 credit hours for undergraduate students, 9 credit hours for graduate students)

Cumulative GPA of at least 3.7

Students in pass/fall programs must provide proof of passing status

https://www.ivein.com/scholarship/

Winter/Spring: December 31, 2021

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship


Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school

Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/

December 31

 

The Law Firm of Jeremy Rosenthal College Scholarship


Be a U.S. citizen

Submit proof of acceptance to or enrollment at an accredited post-secondary or graduate educational institute, such as a college, university, or trade school

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit proof through an official transcript, if currently enrolled in an institute of post-secondary or graduate education

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit proof through an official high school transcript, if you have not yet started your first semester

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

December 31

 

May Firm Injury Scholarship


Enrolled in a community college or university

https://mayfirm.com/scholarship

January 15 annually

 

Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship


Students must submit proof of enrollment or intent to enroll in an accredited undergraduate program, or law school for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year

https://www.hunnicuttlaw.com/hunnicutt-law-group-scholarship/

January 15, 2022

 

Hope for Healing Scholarship


Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a degree program in mental/behavioral health, nursing, or addiction medicine

Veterans, minorities and people with disabilities currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program in mental/behavioral, nursing or addiction medicine

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

February 11, 2022

 

The Nosrati Law College Scholarship


Applicants must be U.S. Citizens

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

Applicants already attending college must be able to show they are maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and provide documentations of such

http://www.nosratilaw.com/#scholarship

February 20 annually

 

OppU Achievers Scholarship


Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school

Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

https://www.opploans.com/oppu/scholarship/

March 31

 

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

 

Hedding Law Firm $2,500 Student Scholarship


All applicants for the Hedding Law Firm Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

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

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

Applicants must provide the name and address of the school where they are enrolled

Applicants needs to demonstrate a need for financial assistance

https://www.la-criminaldefense.com/scholarship/

June 1, annually

 

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

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

 

May Firm Injury Scholarship


Enrolled in a community college or university

https://mayfirm.com/scholarship

September 15 annually

 

 

Scholarships with no deadline indicated

 

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