2020 Alameda County Scholarships
Alameda County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 15% of Alameda County residents in California over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 20% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that Alameda County residents in California will continue to need help paying for college. 38,735 men and 37,964 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 42,388 men 55,098 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Alameda County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Alameda County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Alameda County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Alameda County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Alameda County residents?
There are 615 scholarships totaling $3,719,828.00 available to Alameda County residents. You can easily browse through all 615 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Alameda County?
615 scholarships worth $3,719,828.00 are available for college students in Alameda County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Alameda County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Alameda for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Alameda County?
615 scholarships totaling $3,719,828.00 are available for high school seniors in Alameda County. 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 Alameda County 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 Alameda County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Alameda County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
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California Farm Bureau Scholarship
Selection is based upon scholastic achievement, career goals, leadership skills, and determination. Scholarship must be used at a four-year college or university in California.Learn More
Ohlson Family Scholarship Fund
Applicant must be a resident of Sonoma County. Preference will be given to an applicant who has overcome adversity in their life to pursue their objectives.Learn More
Fresno-Madera Medical Society Scholarship
Applicant must have been a resident of either Fresno or Madera counties, Calif. for at least one year and be approved for matriculation in a medical school. Award will be sent to the school of matriculation to be administered toward tuition, lab fees, books, and any other valid educational expenses.Learn More
L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a current active member of the California Teachers Association who is pursuing a career in public education.Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Cal Grant A
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.Learn More
Cal Grant B
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.Learn More
Cal Grant C
Applicant must be a California resident pursuing a vocationally-oriented course of study at a two-year community college, two-year program within a college, or vocational school in California. Selection is based upon financial need, academic qualifications, and aptitude, interest, and experience in chosen vocational field.Learn More
College Fee Waiver
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.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More