2024 California Scholarships
California is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for California universities is a whopping $10,411.00 and the total cost of attendance is $35,543.00. 49% of student graduates in California graduate with an average debt load of $22,585.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in California turn either to scholarships or student loans.
These CA scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in California, and any California resident regardless of their interests or background. California scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of CA students or CA residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!
While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for California residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for CA residents?
There are 1054 scholarships totaling $4,769,882.00 available to California residents. You can easily browse through all 1054 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in California?
Moms in California are eligible for all the same scholarships as CA residents. Therefore, the 1054 scholarships worth $4,769,882.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.
How many scholarships are available for college students in California?
1054 scholarships worth $4,769,882.00 are available for college students in CA. In addition, we encourage current college students in California to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in California for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in California:Art Center College of Design
California College of the Arts
California Institute of Technology
California Institute of the Arts
San Diego Christian College
Design Institute of San Diego
Dominican University of California
Fresno Pacific University
Harvey Mudd College
Holy Names University
Humboldt State University
John F. Kennedy University
American Jewish University
Laguna College of Art and Design
La Sierra University
Loma Linda University
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in California?
1054 scholarships totaling $4,769,882.00 are available for high school seniors in CA. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of CA to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for California residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to CA students and residents, as well as others across the country.