Scholarship Opportunities

San Lorenzo Scholarship Foundation Application

Each year the San Lorenzo Scholarship Foundation awards a variety of scholarships, based on academic achievement, for students that are attending college. The Foundation solicits applications from students that are first reviewed by their school site scholarship committee.  The school site scholarship committee then submits their recommendation to the San Lorenzo Scholarship Foundation for a final review and selection in early May*.


Information and Directions on completing the application: Click Here


DEADLINE to submit your application: April 10, 2020


Please complete the Google Form below.

*Due to our current school closure, the dates for reviewing applications have not been set. 

Deadline: Oct. 25, 2019 

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the US with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US (students may start their studies at a 2-year institution and then transfer to a 4-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ( $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular & community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Be a United States Citizen


Deadline: Nov. 1, 2019 


The Electric NYCMobile Device Management IT Innovation Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in MDM technology.

Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for a solution that could help the world with our ever-expanding usage of mobile devices and our collective needs to manage, secure, use and improve them.

If interested in this scholarship please visit to apply:



Deadline: Nov. 14, 2019 @ 12 PM PST 

Application Requirements include:

  • High School Senior graduatin gin 2020
  • Resident of one of the following alifornia counties:  Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake Marin, Monterey. Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo
  • Submit a completed GT Community Service Application found on

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: December 6, 2019 - 5 PM EST



Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Please enter zip code below to confirm eligibility
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

To apply:


CAP Bay Area

Deadline: December 10, 2019

CAP Bay Area serves an additional population of low-income high school graduates from the nine Bay Area counties. 

Eligible Students Must:

  • Graduate from high school
  • Gain admission to a four-year college or university
  • Have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) below $5,000 (from the FAFSA)
  • Live in one of the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma


The SunTec Auto Glass Yearly Scholarship


Deadline: December 15, 2019

The SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship is open to any American student who meets the following criteria:

  • Currently a student of an accredited university, college or community college, or has received acceptance at an accredited university, college or community college.
  • Has a grade point average (GPA) score of 2.5 or higher.
  • Can supply an essay of at least 1000 words by the application deadline of December 15, 2019.
  • Any student, no matter their degree choice or education sector, can apply - provided they meet the above requirements.

If interested in this scholarship or for more information please visit 


♦R3 Stem Cell Scholarship♦

Deadline: December 31, 2019

R3 Stem Cell Scholarship Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be an American citizen and at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a current GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have a documented acceptance at a university,accredited college or community college or can show proof of current enrollment
  • Write a 100% unique essay with a minimum of  1000 words and submit by the December 31, 2019 deadline.

 If you are student that is pursuing options for academic assistance and also interested in regenerative medicine and its many potential health applications this could be a great scholarship to consider.

Please stop into the counseling office if interested in this scholarship


Deadline:  Jan. 20, 2020 

Every summer, high school students are selected from across the country as Semer Fidelis All-Americans, and attend the Battles Won Academy in Washington D.C. During the Battles Won Academy students will participate in daily workouts community service events, a tour of our nation's capital, and get the opportunity to network with some top nation's top influencers.  This four-day trip is all expenses paid for those selected to include a mentor of their choosing.  Scholarships will be given at the conclusion of the Battles Won Academy & only those who are selected to attend are eligible. 


Applicants for the high school scholarships must:

  • be a Junior in High School
  • have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • be active in community service
  • play a competitive team sport
  • hold a student or community leadership position

For more information or to apply visit:



The Bezos Scholars Program

Deadline: January 31, 2020


  • During the following school year, Scholars receive ongoing mentorship, leadership development, and $1,000 in funding to launch a community change project to make a difference in their hometowns. 
  • Participating Scholars gain access to dynamic college advising support to help them navigate applications, financial aid, and much more.

To apply:


E Quality Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2020


Who: Graduating high school and community college students in Northern and Central California

Why:  To recognize service to the LGBT+ community

What:  Scholarships may be used at any accredited post-secondary institution - college, university, or trade school

When: Applications must be completed by January 31, 2020

Where:  For more information and to apply, go to or stop by the counseling office for a brochure.


All Star Scholarship

Deadline: February 7, 2020


A teacher or school administrator are encouraged to nominate 2 male and 2 female students for this prestigious college award.  Each award recipient will receive a scholarship in the amount of $5,000. 

Student applicants must meet the following criteria for nomination:

  • Be a college-bound senior currently attending a Bay Area public High School
  • Be a legal resident.
  • Display leadership qualities in the classroom.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 from sophomore to senior year of high school.
  • Demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic, and community outreach.

If interested in this scholarship please come in to the counseling office to pick up an application. 


♦2020 Beverage Industry Scholarship♦

Deadline:  February 15, 2020

Since 1988 the Foundation has awarded over 6.3 million dollars to over 3,000 California students whose parents and/or grandparents are proprietors of, or employed by an individual or corporation holding a California liquor license.

The licensed California Beverage Industry offers college scholarships to qualified graduating high school seniors and eligible community college students who will attend an accredited four-year college or university based within the United States, beginning with the fall 2020 semester. Students currently enrolled in a four-year college/university are ineligible to apply. Students planning to attend a two-year community college are also ineligible for this program.

The 2020 application is available now.


♦The Dream Scholarship♦

Deadline:  February 27, 2020

TheDream.US has adopted new immigration eligibility criteria! You are now eligible to apply if you came to the country before November 1, 2014.

We offer two scholarships. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in targeted, locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition. Your eligibility for both is based upon where you live.

National scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. You need to have DACA or TPS or meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. We also offer an online college option. The Scholarship is for up to $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree. 

Opportunity scholarship is for high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers – or bar you from attending state colleges and universities altogether.  You need to have DACA, TPS or meet TheDream.US Immigration eligibility criteria and be admitted to one of our Opportunity Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship.  The Scholarship is for up to $80,000 to cover tuition, fees, and on-campus housing and meals for a bachelor’s degree. 

If interested in this scholarship stop in the counseling office.



Deadline: March 2nd (Entry Form Due)


Contest Date and Location: Saturday, March 7, 2020, commencing at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at 11:30 a.m.

Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Oakland Lodge, 303 Eighth Street, Oakland, CA 94607


Eligibility: Open to any student enrolled in senior high school (grades 9-12). No entry fee required.

Requirements: Participants in the Contest are to compose and essay in English not to exceed 500 words, at their Chinese American Citizens Alliance Lodge or a location designation by the Lodge on a subject regarding the Chinese in the United States. The exact essay topic will be announced at the time of the contest.


Scholarship Awards: First Prize- $1000 and Certificate

                                    Second Prize- $700 and Certificate

                                    Third Prize- $500 and Certificate

                                    10 Awards of Merit: $100 and Certificate


All entry forms must be completed and sent to Felicia Yu at no later then March 2nd, 2020.




Deadline:  Match 15, 2020


Through the work of various members of the AABE National Scholarship Committee, Chapter Presidents, Regional Directors, local Scholarship Committees and many AABE volunteers nationwide, the AABE Scholarship Program is advertised and applications are solicited from eligible candidates nation-wide. AABE local chapters review the applications received and select local scholarship winners, from which the top ranked candidates are forwarded to the National Scholarship Committee for consideration of regional and national awards.


Applications are due to the local Chapter by March 15, 2020.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Unweighted academic average of B or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Graduating high school senior who intends to enroll next semester in an accredited college or university
  • Pursuing a business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics field
  • Underrepresented minority (African Americans, Hispanic or Native Americans)


♦BIO-RAD Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Match 15, 2020

Bio-Rad is committed to fostering science education and continues to provide scholarship opportunities to local graduating high school students who have an interest in pursuing a science or an engineering career. Please share the following details with anyone in your personal or professional network who may be interested.

Information and Eligibility:

  • Twenty (20) $2,000 scholarship awards for graduating high school seniors with an interest in science or engineering.
  • One (1) $3,000 Ron Mardigian Memorial scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with an interest in science or engineering.
  • One (1) $3,000 David and Alice Schwartz scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with an interest in science or engineering.
  • Application deadline is March 15, 2019.
  • Applicant must be a graduating, college-bound senior from a high school within the following counties: Solano County, Alameda County, and Contra Costa County. 
  • The program is also extended to the children of employees working in the Northern California area. Therefore, if you are an employee and your child is a graduating, college-bound senior, your child may be eligible to apply.


♦Society of Women Engineerss (SWE)♦
Deadline:  March 20, 2020

Each year, the Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-GGS) awards a number of scholarships to young Bay Area women graduating from high school and going on to pursue degrees in engineering and other related degrees. Our section has one of the top SWE scholarship programs in the nation, awarding more than $18,000 last year to local students.

Applications are judged on a set of diverse criteria that seeks to find highly qualified and well-rounded individuals with serious commitment to pursuing engineering as a profession. Applications are evaluated on:
  • Scholastic achievement (G.P.A.)
  • Activities including work experience, volunteer efforts, and extracurricular activities especially with demonstrated leadership
  • An essay by student
  • Reference letters (2) from teachers, counselors, employers
  • Financial need
  • Completeness of application​


To be eligible for a SWE-GGS scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Female
  • Living or attending school in the boundaries of the Golden Gate Section (includes San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo counties and parts of Contra Costa and Alameda counties). See document below for eligible zip codes.
  • Graduating senior going on to pursue degree at four-year college or university in engineering or computer science. We do not accept applications for seniors pursuing mathematics or science degrees.


♦BOLD Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Match 28, 2020


The High School Social Leaders Bi-Annual Scholarship will award $1,000 every 6 months to students who are focused on solving critical social issues either in their communities or at a global scale.

The scholarship is open to any high school students who plan on pursuing higher education.

To apply, students must be actively involved in organizations working to solve key social issues that we face today.

The scholarship is not restricted to a particular issue or type of organization. Students may be working locally or globally, and may be working independently, with a non-profit, or with a for-profit.

If interested in this scholarship for information.



♦2020 Buon Tempo Italian Club Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 1, 2020

The Buon Tempo Club awards Scholarships to deserving High School seniors of Italian Heritage. 

  1. Athletic Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding Italian male/female prep athletes of the year.  (minimum GPA 2.5)
  2. Academic Scholarship:Awarded to outstanding Italian male/female students of the year.  (minimum GPA 3.0
  3. Vocational/Technical  Scholarship: Awarded to Italian male/female students pursuing a vocation/trade or similar 2-year certificate program.  (minimum GPA 2.5)

All scholarship applications are available for download at by visiting the Buon Tempo Club website and individuals may access the scholarship page directly at 


♦Wa Sung Community Service Club Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 6th 2020

This year the Wa Sung Community Service Club will be awarding one $2,500 Community Service Scholarship and numerous $1,500 scholarships.  To Qualify, the applicant must be a graduating high school senior of Asian descent currently attending school in Alameda County or Contra Costa County and will be attending college beginning Fall 2018. Selection of awardees will be based upon individual scholastic achievement, involvement in  extra-curricular activities, work experience, community service and financial need.

If interested in this scholarship come into the Counseling office to pick up an application.  




♦California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance♦

Deadline:  April 12, 2020

Each year CASCWA awards $500.00  scholarships to deserving, graduating high school seniors who have overcome unique obstacles and difficulties. The students we want to recognize & honor are those who may have had to overcome lack of success early on due to personal or family problems, attendance or discipline issues.


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♦California Association of State & Federal Education Programs Scholarship CAASFEP♦

Deadline:  April 10, 2020

The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support  post-secondary education for qualifying seniors who are attending their first year of college.


  • Be a high school senior who plans to enroll in an accredited college or university
  • Have demonstrated leadership in school or community activities
  • Have an overall academic record of 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a demonstrated financial need
  • Be sponsored by a current member of CAASFEP


♦2019 Ivy & Pearls Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 13, 2020

Scholarship awards of $1,000-$1,500 will be granted to graduating high school seniors attending either a two-year, four-year, or vocational college.

Applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Applicants must be of African or African-American descent
  • Applicants must reside in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, or Contra Costa Counties
  • Applicants may be female, male, or non-binary
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be a high school senior, graduating in Spring 2019
If interested in this scholarship stop by the counseling office to pick up an application or you can download the application at:


♦CSEA Chapter #692 2018 Higher Education Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 19, 2020

Must be a graduating high school senior enrolled & accepted in a technical or vocational school, community college or university;

-OR- 2nd - 4th year college student continuing your studies in one of the above mentioned schools - OR - You are an active member of CSEA, Chapter #692 wishing to continue your education on a degree track at one of the the above mentioned schools.

If interested in applying for this scholarship, come into the Counseling office to pick up an application.


♦2019 Student-View Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 22, 2020

Award:  1 - $4000 scholarship ≈     2 - $1000 scholarships     ≈ 10 - $500 scholarships

The 2018 Student View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Its quick & easy to apply.

  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees

Simply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your are


♦YFPA Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 30, 2020

The YFPA Scholarship Program was designed to serve Bay Area graduating high school students who are involved in the Filipino community and have been accepted into a 4-year college/university to pursue a Bachelor’s degree. 
Objective: The objective of the program is to provide financial assistance to college-bound students who have demonstrated academic excellence, exhibited leadership potential, and engaged in serving their communities.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership experience, educational and career goals, essay quality (originality, grammar and organization) and financial need.  All shortlisted applicants will be invited to an in-person interview. 

Eligibility Requirements: 

1. Be a graduating college-bound high school senior. 

2. Attend a high school within a 50-mile radius of San Francisco, CA. 

3. Have an overall grade point average of 3.5 or higher upon graduation. 

4. Have been accepted to a 4-year college at the time scholarships are awarded. 

5. If chosen as a finalist, attend a 30-minute online interview. 

6. If selected as a recipient, attend the YFPA Scholarship Awards Night in June in San Francisco and read the application essay in front of an audience.




♦Robert T. Nahas Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 30, 2020

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of Alameda County's public or private high schools
  • Applicant must have a record of community service/involvement for a t least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Applicant must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have proof of admission to a four year accredited college.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, native born.
  • Applicant must remain in good standing academically in order to maintain scholarship eligibility and must be working toward and making progress at obtaining a baccalaureate degree.



♦George P. Scotlan, Reynolds, and Morgan Family Scholarship♦

Deadline:  April 30, 2020

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from one of Alameda County's public or private high schools
  • Applicant must have a record of community service/involvement for a t least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Applicant must have competed in a competitive sports program for at least 2 years.
  • Applicant must have proof of admission to a four year accredited college.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, native born.
  • Applicant must remain in good standing academically in order to maintain scholarship eligibility and must be working toward and making progress at obtaining a baccalaureate degree.


♦Pureland Supply Scholarship & Projector Lamps Scholarship♦

Deadline:  May 1, 2020

The $1000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations.  Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and why this is the path they have chosen.


Application materials:

      A typed one-page essay about:

o   How your chosen trade or field is important in today’s society, and

o   Why this is the trade you want to be in 

      High school transcript or GED

      One letter of recommendation from a non-family member

To apply:


The $1,000.00 Scholarship is available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business.  This is an annual scholarship that will be offered every year.


Please submit a one page essay describing the business you hope to create one day.  Tell us all about your product, how it’s different than the others and why people would want it.  Describe what your business will be like and how it will be different than other businesses that sell the same type of product. 


Application Materials (required)


  • A typed one-page essay about a business you hope to create one day.
    • Tell us about your product, how it’s different than the others and why people would want it.
    • Describe what your business will be like and how it will be different than other businesses that sell the same type of product.
  • High school transcript or GED.
  • One letter of recommendation from a non-family member.


Deadline for Fall 2020 semester is May 1st, 2020.  Applications must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2020.  Payment will be made directly to accredited college/university.


To Apply:


♦Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Scholarship♦

Deadline:  May 5, 2020

Award:  Start at $1,500

Students interested in attending college for the academic year of 2019-2020, there primary residence is within the East Bay and who have a 3.5+ grade point average are encouraged to apply. Applications will be available on the Bay East website March 1st and due no later than May 5, 2019.


♦National Stop the Bleed Day Scholarships♦

Deadline:  May 9, 2020

Are you a high school student? You can help yourself and help your school by making a 1 to 2 minute video or writing an essay from 250 to 500 words to tell us about why Stop the Bleed is important to you, to your school and to your community. Winning students will receive scholarship money towards post secondary education provided by the Stop the Bleeding Coalition. The schools that winning students attend will receive free Stop the Bleed Kits.

First Place

$3000 Scholarship awarded to the student

30 Stop the Bleed Kits to the student’s high school

Second Place

$1500 Scholarship awarded to the student

15 Stop the Bleed Kits to the student’s high school

Third Place

$500 Scholarship awarded to the student

5 Stop the Bleed Kits to the student’s high school


All submissions should include the following:Essay or Video; student name and grade; school name and address; name, title, and email for one school point of contact (teacher, school nurse, guidance counselor or principal).
Essays should be sent as a Word or Google doc. Videos should be posted to YouTube and the link included in the submission.
For questions about this scholarship please visit:


♦Taste of Soul Scholarship♦

Deadline:  May 10, 2020



Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.

Community Service

Leadership Experience

Enrolling in College in Fall 2019


Documents Needed:

High School Transcript

2 Letters of Recommendations

Resume or Short Bio


To apply, go to link:

♦PB&J Scholarship♦

Deadline:  May 31, 2020

Deadline: 05/31/20
Amount: $500 – $1,000

The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.


♦The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship♦

Deadline:  June

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring 2018
  • Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2018 that will lead to employment
  • Attend a not for profit post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

To apply online, please visit:

♦Christensen & Hymas Scholarship♦

Deadline:  Aug.

Award: $1000

Christensen & Hymas would like to offer a scholarship opportunity for students who are interested in furthering their education.

The following criteria must be met:

  • You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
  • You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA

*Bay Area College Success Network Free Virtual College Application Advising For Bay Area Students*

ScholarMatch is accepting applications for a limited number of additional students to join our Virtual Destination College advising program. This program provides free, individualized high-touch virtual advising services to low-income high school seniors all across the country.


Students work 1:1 throughout the college application process with a highly trained volunteer college coach via text, phone call, video call and more. Coaches work with students on everything from college applications to FAFSA and CSS Profile submission, award letter review, scholarship applications, and more.

To apply, students must complete our interest form and demonstrate strong interest and commitment to this program. While we will consider any student who demonstrates a high-level of interest in this program, below is the profile of student we will prioritize:


  • Lives outside of San Francisco, and may not have access to other advising programs or college application support
  • 4-year college bound (traditionally our virtual students have 3.0+ unweighted GPAs, but we value student interest and need above academic profile)
  • Annual family income of less than $80,000  
  • Would be the first in their family to attend a 4-year college