2022 Orange County Scholarships

Orange County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 23% of Orange County residents in California over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 36% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Orange County residents in California will continue to need help paying for college. 90,229 men and 87,236 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 96,007 men 107,524 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 Orange County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Orange County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Orange 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 Orange County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Orange County residents?

There are 615 scholarships totaling $3,719,828.00 available to Orange County residents. You can easily browse through all 615 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Orange County?

615 scholarships worth $3,719,828.00 are available for college students in Orange County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Orange County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Orange for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Orange County?

615 scholarships totaling $3,719,828.00 are available for high school seniors in Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Orange County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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California Farm Bureau Scholarship
Sponsor:
California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation
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.
Deadline:
March 1
$2,750.00
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Ohlson Family Scholarship Fund
Sponsor:
Community Foundation Sonoma County
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.
Deadline:
March 2
Fresno-Madera Medical Society Scholarship
Sponsor:
Fresno-Madera Medical Society Scholarship Foundation
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.
Deadline:
May 15
$2,000.00
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L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor:
California Teachers Association (CTA)
Applicant must be a current active member of the California Teachers Association who is pursuing a career in public education.
Deadline:
February 3
$5,000.00
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Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor:
Colorado State University
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.
Deadline:
March 1
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
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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
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Cal Grant C
Sponsor:
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
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.
Deadline:
March 2
$2,592.00
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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
Sun Devil Scholarship
Sponsor:
Arizona State University
Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.
Deadline:
December 1
$6,500.00
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Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Sponsor:
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
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.
Deadline:
December 1
$9,400.00
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Nonresident Fee Waiver
Sponsor:
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.
Deadline:
December 1
$5,300.00
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Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident
Sponsor:
University of Central Florida
Applicant must not be a Florida resident.
Deadline:
March 1
$3,500.00
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