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Scholarship Opportunities


California Community College, Chancellor's Office

Scholarship Awards of up to $800

Deadline: March 15, 2015 (DEADLINES VARY)



Endowment and Dennis McKenzie Real Estate Scholarship


The scholarship application period is set for January 1, 2013 – March 29, 2013 by which students must submit their Dennis McKenzie Community College Real Estate Scholarship Application to their local community college Financial Aid Office.  The Financial Aid Office must determine eligibility and forward the Real Estate Scholarship Transmission Form to the Student Financial Assistance Programs, Chancellor’s Office, to be received by April 30, 2013. 


Additionally, a copy of the letter of recommendation and the one page statement on the real estate topic must be submitted to the Chancellor’s Office on or before the deadline date. 



HigherOne Scholarship


Soroptimist Scholarship Women's Opportunity Awards.

The Women's Opportunity Awards program is Soroptimist's major project. Through the program, clubs in 19 countries and territories assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1.5 million is disbursed through cash awards at various levels of the organization. Recipients, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence, and drug and alcohol abuse, may use the awards to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare and transportation.

Deadline December 1 of each year.



SPENDonLIFE Scholarship Program


The SPENDonLIFE College Scholarship Program offers financial assistance for college students who are unable to obtain student loans due to the recent credit crunch or their personal credit history. Awards range from $500 to $5,000 a year. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time study. Full details and application materials are available at


Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Scholarship

$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming and information technology management.

* Amount: $1,000
* Number of Awards: One per year
* Deadline: April 1st of each year



Western Union Family Scholarship Program


The Western Union Foundation's Family Scholarship Program is a new initiative for migrants, immigrants and their families. The pilot phase of the program is focused on awarding scholarships to families within the Mexican, Guatemalan and Filipino diaspora in the Los Angeles, California area. The Family Scholarship Program is intended to help two members of the same family move up the economic development ladder through education. Scholarships may be used for tuition for college/university education language acquisition classes, technical/skill training, and/or financial literacy. For example, one family member may request assistance to attend college and the other family member may request assistance to attend English as a Second Language (ESL) course.


P.E.O Scholarships

Female students at West Los Angeles College are likely to be eligible for some of the grants and scholarships funded by PEO, a philanthropic and educational organization. The local PEO Chapter GT, which has members residing in West Los Angeles and Culver City, would be happy to assist women in obtaining educational assistance. Please check their website for more information.



Tylenol Scholarship

We know that dedicating yourself to healthcare is no small commitment. Taking years of hard work and sacrifice. That's why the makers of TYLENOL are once again proud to offer the TYLENOL Scholarship program—now in its 16th year. This year, up to $350,000 in scholarships will be awarded to our future doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Because we think the people who help us feel better, deserve to feel better, too.


Hispanic College Fund- Scholarship Program:

Eligibility Requirements -

Students Must....

  • be Hispanic
  • maintain a 3.o Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • reside in the U.S. or Puerto Ricobe a current or rising undergraduate (some programs accept grad. students) student or a high school senior enrolling at a college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • demonstrate financial need


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