2022 Caltech Scholarships

Caltech net price is at $24,760.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of California Institute of Technology. Caltech awards an average of $14,350.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Caltech students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Pasadena, then those costs could be even higher.

52% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $41,408.00. Furthermore, 14% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $6,868.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to California Institute of Technology students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Caltech while others are open to Caltech students, though not exclusive to California Institute of Technology.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for California Institute of Technology students?

There are 16 scholarships totaling $119,396.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 16 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for California Institute of Technology students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the California Institute of Technology scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include California Institute of Technology study abroad scholarships, California Institute of Technology transfer scholarships, and California Institute of Technology merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Caltech study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Caltech study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Caltech transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to California Institute of Technology transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Caltech transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Caltech transfer scholarships.

Are these Caltech scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Cal Grant A
Sponsor:
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Applicant must be a California resident attending a California educational institution, demonstrate financial need, and have satisfactory academic qualifications. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline:
March 2
$9,708.00
Cal Grant B
Sponsor:
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Applicant must be a California resident attending a California educational institution. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Selection is based upon financial need and academic qualifications, disadvantaged background increases likelihood of receiving award.
Deadline:
March 2
$9,708.00
College Fee Waiver
Sponsor:
California Department of Veterans Affairs
Applicant must be a California resident who is planning to attend a California public community college or university, and who is the child of a veteran who has a service-connected disability or who died a service-related death. Annual income, including support from parents, cannot exceed $8,480.
Deadline:
None
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College Fee Waiver for California National Guard Dependents
Sponsor:
California Department of Veterans Affairs
Applicant must be a dependent or surviving spouse of a member of the California National Guard who was killed or disabled resulting from an event that occurred while in the active service of the state. Applicant must attend a California state college, university, or community college.
Deadline:
None
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CCNMA Scholarship
Sponsor:
CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California
Applicant must be of Latino descent and be a California resident or be attending school in California. Essay, reference letters, transcripts, and samples of work required to be submitted. Selection is based upon commitment to a career in journalism, financial need, scholastic achievement, and community awareness.
Deadline:
June 15
$1,000.00
AWA Scholarship Awards
Sponsor:
Association for Women in Architecture Foundation
Applicant must be a California resident attending an accredited school in California who has completed at least 18 units in their major in a program granting a degree or certificate. Selection is based solely upon merit.
Deadline:
April 16
$1,000.00
Iris & Roger Wilkins Scholarship
Sponsor:
Ventura County Community Foundation
Applicant must be a Ventura County resident, enrolling at a public college, university or community college in California, who pursue an RN degree and demonstrate financial need.
Deadline:
January 11
$2,000.00
James C. Basile Scholarship
Sponsor:
Ventura County Community Foundation
Applicant must be a Ventura County Resident, demonstrate financial need, have a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in a public college or university in California. Preference for students from schools in Simi Valley or Moorpark, or for Ventura County students who are physically or visually impaired, or for Ventura County students...
Deadline:
January 11
$5,000.00
Community Service Scholarship for Multicultural Students
Sponsor:
Carnegie Dartlet
Applicant must be from a multicultural background who will be a college freshman beginning in the fall. Application and essay about their community service involvement are required, the essay should not exceed 1,000 words. Selection based upon academic merit (as reflected in transcript, class rank, and GPA) and service to their...
Deadline:
April 1
$2,000.00
Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship
Sponsor:
Carnegie Dartlet
Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...
Deadline:
May 1
$10,000.00
QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship
Sponsor:
QuestBridge
Applicant must be a high school seniors. Primary selection criteria are academic achievement and low-income status. Specific income thresholds are not used, but various factors are considered, including total family income, family size, and extenuating circumstances. Historically, most award recipients have come from households earning under $60,000 per year.
Deadline:
September 27
$48,000.00
California Institute of Technology - Cal Grant
Sponsor:
California Institute of Technology
Applicants must be California residents and U.S. citizens, permanent residents or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2 of each year. A certified grade point average (GPA) report must be filed with the California Student Aid Commission. Public high schools and...
Deadline:
March 2
$12,240.00
TVWS Scholarship
Sponsor:
Temecula Valley Wine Society
Applicant must be a college junior or senior or graduate student who is majoring in enology, entomology, viticulture, or wine marketing at California universities or a California college student pursing an A.S. degree in any of the above-mentioned subjects.
Deadline:
October 28 (postmark deadline)
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