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College can cost a lot, and finding ways to pay for it can be overwhelming. Many students miss out on scholarships because they don't know where to find them or think they don't qualify.
But here's the thing: scholarships aren't just for super athletes or top students. There are tons of scholarships for people with different interests and skills. We have curated a list of scholarships that students can apply for the help cover the cost of pursuing your education. 

AP Keenan Insurance Scholarship

The Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Keenan Insurance scholarship opportunity for CCC students! The Keenan Insurance Scholarship seeks to increase the diversity of professionals working within the insurance, risk management, and financial services industry by providing scholarships to underrepresented students at California Community Colleges. 


  • The Keenan Insurance Scholarship is non-competitive in nature. To receive an award, applicants need to meet the eligibility requirements and complete an application through their Financial Aid or Scholarship Office. 
  • Scholarships will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis until all available funds are disbursed.
  • Scholarships are limited to a maximum of $600 per semester, adjusted proportionately for quarter term schools, not to exceed a total of $1,200 per academic year.
  • Scholarships are only available for those semesters/quarters, including Summer term, in which the student is taking three units of insurance and benefits related coursework or an acceptable equivalent.
  • Scholarships may be used to cover the cost of fees, books, supplies, and other related educational expenses.



  • Scholarship preference shall be given to underrepresented students who are working towards a certificate or degree in insurance, risk management, financial services or a related field, such as business administration with a concentration in or focus on the insurance and benefits industry. 
  • Applicants must be eligible for a California College Promise Grant or be experiencing other circumstances demonstrating financial need.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in and complete three (3) units each semester, or the quarter equivalent, in insurance, risk management, financial services, or related courses in order to be eligible to receive a scholarship.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2024

Application Link

Ebell of Los Angeles Scholarship

The Ebell of Los Angeles Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to students attending Los Angeles County colleges and universities.  Scholarships range from $3,000 to $5,000/year for up to three years or graduation, whichever comes first. 

Applications for 2024 will be accepted starting April 2nd through May 15, 2024. To be considered, applicants must:

  1. Be either a US citizen or a permanent resident with a green card;
  2. Be currently enrolled in and attending an accredited two or four-year public or private college or university in Los Angeles County. The earliest students can apply is during their freshman year; 
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher;
  4. Be enrolled full-time at the time of application; and
  5. Have continuously resided in Los Angeles County for at least 366 days prior to the date of application.

Applications must be completed by May 15th, including answers to our required questions, financial forms, three letters of recommendation, and official college transcripts. The application, scholarship terms, and FAQs will be available online at: ebellofla.org/scholarship; select the Scholarship Application Directions tab.

Application Deadline: 5/15/24

Application Link: ebellofla.org/scholarship

Angeleno Accident Lawyers Scholarship

At Angeleno Accident Lawyers, we have always been dedicated to serving our community, including empowering the next generation of leaders. In an effort to inspire change, our law firm is excited to offer a $2,500 scholarship opportunity to one deserving student for the 2024 school year.

How to apply:

Write an original essay in at least 1,100 words or more that is free of AI-generated or plagiarized content for the following prompt: If you could solve one major problem facing the world today, what would it be and how would you tackle it? How can your academic aspirations help achieve a resolution?


  • Currently enrolled or accepted to a university or college for the 2024 school year
  • In good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • Possess a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • An American citizen who currently resides in the U.S.

Application Deadline:

December 31, 2024

Application Link: 



Through the Arthur H. Goodman Scholarship Endowment Fund, CDC Small Business Finance provides financial assistance to dynamic, community-minded students transitioning from a community college in California, Arizona, and Nevada to a four-year university.

This annual award is open to applications from deserving individuals entering the fall semester. Please note this is not for high school graduates matriculating to a four-year university or community college.

Application Window:

March 04, 2024

Application Link

The Adiba Shaby Scholarship was established in 1997 as a means to support students from economically disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles. Administered by the California Community Foundation (“the Foundation”), the Adiba Shaby Scholarship provides recipients with a one-time awards to support the cost of tuitions, fees, books, and supplies. Past recipients are eligible to reapply for the scholarship each year while still pursuing their course of study. The opportunity requires that you submit an application that is representative of your accomplishments, goals and challenges you have faced.


Applicants must:

  • Be accepted in or attending an accredited two or four year accredited college/university, including accredited trade schools or credential/certificate programs
  • Have a current grade-point-average of 2.0 or higher
  • Complete and submit the online application by the due date, Sunday, May 6th, 2024.

Scholarship Terms

  • Students will receive a one-time award for the academic year.
  • Students must be 18 years old and be a high school graduate by the start of the academic year.
  • Scholarship awards are restricted to students attending college/university in the United States.

Scholarship selection will be based on the students’ demonstrated financial need and/or special circumstances affecting their path to completing their education. Preference will be given to students from Venice High School, Westchester High School, and West LA College. However, selection is not limited to these populations.

Please view the following guide for more information on how to apply: Application Guide

The AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship Fund targets graduating high school seniors each year by providing financial resources for at least two consecutive years for students attending a selected community college in the designated Southern California area.

The scholarship is eligible for tuition, school fees, books, supplies, housing, and/or transportation.

Depending on the student’s progress towards completion of a degree, program, or certification, as well as academic standing, a student may qualify for a third year of funding. Students who transfer to a 4-year institution of higher learning within two years of their community college career and meeting eligibility shall receive a final award towards their 4-year career.

Students must provide proof demonstrating progress, including transcripts and registration.


  • Be a graduating high school senior from an accredited high school with the goal to attend a community college and earn a degree or certification, and/or meet transfer requirement
  • Be a resident or citizen of the United States of America and its territories or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) and/or Dream Act eligible
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Commit to enroll as a full-time (minimum of 12 units) student, without interruption, for the entire academic school year at one of the above-mentioned community colleges
  • Submit
    • the official application form
    • a letter of application indicating the college of his/her choice, student background, academic achievement, intended educational and career goal(s), and financial need
    • a resume
    • the latest transcript including grades from 9th grade through at least the first semester of high school senior year, with the final transcript submitted along with full-time fall registration no later than August 15 after the award is granted
  • Provide the most recent college transcript and subsequent semester full-time student registration annually by January 15 for semester 1 and August 15 for semester 2 for continuous attendance, which demonstrates progress towards meeting the educational goal(s).  Recipients must maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale each semester and register for at least 12 units in order to receive continuous financial support.

Application Window:

April 15 - June 1

Application Link

All required application materials can be submitted at @email

More information available at https://ajwangfoundation.org/scholarship/


The Army Scholarship Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to providing college scholarships for undergraduate study to deserving children of current and former members of the U.S. Army, and to spouses of currently serving soldiers.


Applicants must:

  • Be sons or daughters of regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, OR
  • Be spouses of serving enlisted regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, OR
  • Be sons or daughters of former U.S. Army members who received an honorable discharge or medical discharge, or who were killed while serving in the U.S. Army. AND
  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution.
  • Have a 2.0 grade point average on a 4 point system.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Not have reached their 24th birthday by the application deadline date in the year they apply if they are a child of an Army member.
  • Not have previously earned a bachelor’s degree from a college or university.


Applicants must submit the following postmarked no later than April 15th of the application year:

  1. The appropriate filled and printed out online application form,
  2. A certificate of good service or the parent’s/spouse’s DD 214,
  3. A signed copy of the appropriate income tax return for the previous year (see application and FAQ for more details),
  4. All pages of the complete Student Aid Report (SAR),
  5. A high school transcript and transcripts from all post high school educational institutions if applicable,
  6. An essay (see instructions),
  7. A photograph,
  8. Print and mail the filled out application to the Army Scholarship Foundation: 11700 Preston Road, Suite 660-301, Dallas, TX 75230. The application must be postmarked no later than April 15th of the application year. If the filled out application form is not printed and mailed to the Army Scholarship Foundation along with all the other required documents, your application can’t be reviewed.

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 5
Award Deadline: Apr 15, 2024

Application Link: https://armyscholarshipfoundation.org/scholarships/

This flexible scholarship includes up to $10,000 per year ($5,000 per semester) of funding. Scholarship recipients are invited to re-apply for funding for up to four years. The goal is to provide a pathway to achievement for Black Americans pursuing careers in civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering. Selected candidates receive substantial assistance that is designed to close the financial gap left after the Pell Grant is used for tuition. Scholarship funding can be applied to school expenses like tuition, books, fees, and room and board. Scholarship recipients also participate in a mentorship program designed to support their professional success.

Who is eligible to apply?

To apply, students must be:

  • Black American
  • Incoming college freshman/current high school senior, or a student transferring from a two-year program into a four-year program
  • Eligible for Federal Pell Grant funding
  • Able to show proven financial need
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing
  • Enrolling in an accredited, not-for-profit four-year institution
  • Pursuing a degree in civil, electrical, mechanical, or chemical engineering, including any subfield of those disciplines


What documents do I need to apply?

To apply, you’ll need to fill out the application and provide these documents:

  • Current HS or Two-Year College Transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation. They must be from 1) a science teacher and 2) a math teacher
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA documentation.

Deadline: February 18th, 2024

Application Link: https://thehelpingproject.org/scholarship/

The team at KompareIt is back with our second annual scholarship for students who have lost a parent or guardian. We believe students that are in this position deserve an extra push in helping them with their education, which we’d like to gift via a $1,000 scholarship towards their educational expenses.


  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific major.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:

  • What are your goals for your education and the future?
  • What motivates you to continue your education?
  • How do you plan to use your education to assist those in need?

Deadline: 9/15 Annually

Application Link: https://www.kompareit.com/scholarship.html

At Heysunday™️, we believe that even small actions can have a big impact. Through our annual Eco-Warrior Scholarship, we strive to empower and support students who are dedicated to helping build a more sustainable future.

Whether that is through making more eco-friendly choices in one's day to day or pursuing a career as an environmental activist, we believe that we can all work towards a greener future.

Scholarship Details

Award Amount: $1,000

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

Winner Announcement Date: December 31, 2023


  • High school senior, undergraduate student, or graduate student.
  • Current U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.


Application Link: https://heysunday.com/pages/eco-warrior-scholarship

The Women’s Leadership Scholarship recognizes and supports exceptional female-identifying students who demonstrate leadership and make a positive impact. We aim to empower and inspire the next generation of female leaders by providing financial assistance to them as they work to achieve their academic goals.

Scholarship Details
  • Amount: $500
  • Application deadline: July 1
  • Winner Announcement Date: July 30
  • Recurring: Annual
Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for this scholarship, please carefully review the following eligibility criteria. Ensure you meet these requirements prior to submitting your application.

  • Female-identifying
  • All high school seniors, undergraduate students, or graduate students
  • Applicant must be a current U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident

Application Link: https://scholarshipinstitute.org/best-online-sat-tutoring/#scholarship

ValueCPR is proud to present the Value CPR Foundation Scholarship Program for students aspiring to study or currently studying healthcare or education.

Every 6 months we award a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing careers in healthcare or education. We are thrilled to support passionate individuals who make a difference not just in the classroom, but through all aspects of their lives.

To qualify for the Value CPR Foundation Scholarship Program, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and studying in the United States
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Be currently enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare- or education-related field

Application Link: https://www.valuecpr.com/value-cpr-scholarship-program/

At iPlum, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.

Who may apply?

U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.


Applications must be submitted via the web form by December 1 Annually.

Application Link: https://www.iplum.com/scholarship

In recognition of 32 years of service to and management of QueensCare, the John Joseph Brandlin Scholarship Fund distributes $250,000 in support of healthcare education every year. QueensCare awards these funds to assist in curing the continuous shortage of healthcare professionals working in underserved communities.

The John Joseph Brandlin Memorial Scholarship Fund Awards:

  • One-year scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students residing in and attending colleges and universities in California for up to four (4) years
  • Up to $10,000 per year based on financial need and academic performance

Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 2.5 for a community college student is required. A minimum 3.0 GPA for undergraduates and 3.25 for graduates is also required. Funding is available to those who demonstrate financial need, reside in, and attend accredited colleges and universities in California and the University of Illinois, Champagne (Mr. Brandlin’s alma mater).

Application Deadline:

May 1st Annually

Application Link: https://queenscare.org/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/

The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship awards community college transfer students up to $55,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school. Expenses including tuition, living expenses, books, and required fees for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by January 1, 2024.
  • Plan to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2024.
  • GPA - Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.50 or better.
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need
  • No previous enrollment or attendance at a four-year institution.
Selection Criteria:
  • High academic ability and achievement
  • Unmet financial need
  • Persistence
  • Leadership
  • Service to Others

Application is submitted using the Common App for Transfer.

In addition to the Common App general requirements, which include your contact information, the school you attend, your grades, and your activities and honors, you will need to invite two teachers to submit recommendations. Additional requirements include answering eligibility questions, several short essays, your college plans and intended major, and financial information.

You can learn more about applying through the Common App on the website: https://www.commonapp.org/how-apply-transfer

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered, please refer to specific scholarships for further requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
  • Completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) – please refer to the specific scholarship to which you are applying to find out the minimum require GPA
  • A full-time or part-time student during the academic year for which you are applying (Fall 2023 – Spring 2024)
  • Must be a professional member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).

More information available at: https://www.adha.org/ioh/scholarships/bachelors-level-scholarships/


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