Scholarships of county 'Los angeles' within California

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Pasadena Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

Eligibility:# Open to: All Thetas who are residents of Pasadena, CA, and all undergraduate and alumnae members of Theta chapters at schools in the greater Los Angeles, CA area# Additional Criteria: First preference given to residents of Pasadena, second preference given to members of Omicron/USC, Beta Xi/UCLA, Delta Psi/UC-Riverside, Zeta Phi/Pepperdine, Zeta Omega/Loyola-Marymount and Eta Mu/Occidental

TELACU Scholarship

It is offered to first generation college students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County. Recipients must come from a low-income family, be a full-time undergraduate student, and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. A GPA of 2.5 is required.

Ebell of Los Angeles Scholarship

Undergraduate students who are Los Angeles County residents, registered voters, and single with a GPA of 3.25 or better are qualified applicants.

The Mabel Wilson Richards Scholarship Fund

Giving limited to residents of the greater Los Angeles, CA, area.

HSF/Toyota Motors Scholarship Program

Program Description: Through our longstanding partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. this scholarship is open to outstanding entering freshmen students at selected universities and in selected majors. The award amount is $5,000. Eligibility Requirements: Be of Hispanic heritage. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired). Be an entering full-time Freshman during the upcoming adademic year at one of the following selected universities: University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, Cal Poly Pomona, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at San Antonio, or University of California-Los Angeles. Be pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: Business Administration, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Marketing, or Mechanical Engineering. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

AIR Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: AIR is a nonprofit organization corporation formed in 1960 for the purpose of fostering knowledge, integrity and efficiency in the field of industrial and office real estate brokerage. Air offers many incentives to qualified students. They are as follows: A. Scholarships for academically exceptional incoming juniors and seniors who can demonstrate financial need and who have a specific desire to enter the real estate industry or related field; B. Grants to graduate students in real estate or related fields; C. Part-time internships, 3 months in duration to coincide with university semesters. If you wish to have an electronic copy sent to you, please e-mail and mention Scholarship Fund in the subject line. Contact Information: AIR Commercial Real Estate Association Scholarship Fund Attn: Joy De La Cruz 700 South Flower Street, Suite 600 Los Angeles, CA 90017

National Council of Jewish Women Scholarships

Eligibility: The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW/LA) provides scholarships, regardless of religious beliefs, which are residents of Los Angeles County or attend Los Angeles County Schools. Applications must be received during the accepted application dates listed for consideration. Please indicate the scholarship, for which you are applying. Applicants may apply for only two scholarships per cycle. This highly competitive selection criterion includes the ability to articulate a clear statement of goals, the likelihood of goal attainment, and the personal courage and personal commitment of the applicant, and financial need. For more information, visit the website: Contact Information: National Council of Jewish Women 323-651-2930 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036

National Council of Jewish Women/ Los Angeles

National Council of Jewish Women/ Los Angeles For residents of Los Angeles County regardless of religious belief. or (323) 655-3807


The Richardson Latin Translation Prize is open to all UC Berkeley students. A first prize and second prize is awarded to an undergraduate student for the best translation of classical English into Ciceronian Latin. Visit Richardson Prize Passage for the selection to be translated. The passage is also available at the Classics Department Office, 7233 Dwinelle Hall. For complete information, read the General Rules. Prize Amounts. First prize is $1500; second prize is $500. When only a first place award is granted, the winner receives $2000. Prize awards are coordinated with the winner's financial aid package for those winners receiving financial aid. Submissions must be hand-delivered by the author to the Undergraduate Scholarships, Prizes and Honors Office, 229 Sproul Hall. The author's name must not appear on the entry. History of the Prize. The Richardson Latin Translation Prize was established through the will of George Morey Richardson of Berkeley, California, dated May 16, 1896: I give and devise to The Regents of the University of California, two lots or parcels of land, situated in Highland Trust, Oakland Township, Alameda County, State of California, to expend the income therefrom or from the proceeds thereof, when sold, for an annual prize know as the 'Richardson Latin Translation Prize,' to be awarded to undergraduates (later to include graduate students) of the University of California for the best translation of classical English into Ciceronian Latin.

LAJCC Community/Junior College Scholarship Program

The Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the continuation of its Community/Junior College Scholarship Program, which was introduced in 2001. The LAJCC will award two scholarships exclusively to students currently enrolled in a community or junior college in Los Angeles County (or to students residing in Los Angeles County and commuting to a community or junior college in Orange County). Students who are matriculated in an Associate degree-granting program at a four-year college are also eligible. The primary selection criteria are public service, the personal statement.


Scholarships of $1,000 to $2,000 are awarded annually to allow registered undergraduate students to continue studies majoring in biology, chemistry or in a related field in the natural sciences. Applicants are to have a GPA of 3.0 or better and have a need for financial assistance. The scholarship committee may consider applications from graduate students only if well-qualified undergraduates fail to apply. Students who apply must submit a copy of their University Scholarship Application including all attachments (transcripts and two letters of recommendation preferably from prior teachers) and a brief narrative statement detailing professional goals, academic achievements, financial need, and other information the applicant would like to provide. Documents are to be submitted by mail or personal delivery to the Office of the President of CSUDH, attention Emeritus Faculty Association Chi Scholarship Committee, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90747.

Ken Inouye Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a college journalist of color and is aimed at increasing ethnic diversity in newsrooms. Ken Inouye was a 22-year-old cameraman for the International News Service, covering the Korean War, when he was killed aboard an Army aircraft. ($500-$1,000) Students from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties who have completed at least their freshman year of college.

CalCPA Central Coast Chapter

The CalCPA Central Coast Chapter will be awarding a scholarship to a student selected from your college based on the criteria below. We look forward to receiving your completed application. Funds will be available for the academic year following notification and administered through the financial aid office of the applicable educational institution. Eligibility: • Cuesta Community College or Hancock Community College applicants must have applied to any accredited California four-year college or university with a concentration in accounting and plan to transfer by fall. • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo applicants must be a sophomore or junior majoring in accounting. PLEASE NOTE: Cal Poly accounting students should not use this form, but should use Cal Poly’s Accounting Area’s Scholarship Application and submit directly to Cal Poly. • Applicants must be a full-time student with a minimum of one full academic year remaining toward a bachelor’s degree. • Applicants should have attained a 3.0 or above grade point average in all college level accounting courses and in all college course work completed in the academic year immediately preceding this application. • Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation—at least one from a college professor and one from a work-related individual, if applicable, regarding:  the applicant’s personal characteristics (such as honesty, integrity, leadership capabilities, motivation and ability to accept responsibilities, etc.);  the applicant’s intellectual ability and communication skills; and  the applicant’s desire to become a CPA. • Applicants must submit an essay (maximum 250 words) describing why you have an interest in an accounting career and describing your career goals. • Applicants must submit a signed declaration attesting to eligibility.

June Miller Nursing Education Scholarship, The

Criteria: 1. Must be a female. 2. Must be majoring in nursing. 3. Must be a resident of Los Angeles County. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should pick up an application from the Center for Scholarship Information ((562) 985-2549;; USU-108).

National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be enrolled in a course of study leading to a degree or certificate in a construction related field. 2. Must be taking at least 12 units. 3. Must have at least a 2.7 GPA. 4. Must have financial need. 5. Must have a permanent residence in the greater Long Beach area, which includes communities in the southeast part of Los Angeles County. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should pick up an application from the Center for Scholarship Information ((562) 985-2549;; USU-108).

Ruth Rose Plunkett Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must have spent time in the Los Angeles foster care system or received welfare from Los Angeles County at some point in life. 2. Must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA (current California State University, Long Beach students) or a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA (incoming freshman or transfer student). 3. Must be an entering or current undergraduate student. 4. Must be a full-time student. 5. Financial need will be considered. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should download the attached application. (please check website) 2.5 GPA for current California State University, Long Beach students

Shu Mei Chien Memorial Music Scholarship Fund

Scholarship awards to qualified students to study music in Taiwan. Application form required. Application address: 274 Denslow Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90049 tel.: (310) 471-3233 Limited to residents of Taiwan.

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Foundation

Scholarship awards to students of Chinese descent and sophomore standing attending a college or university in California. Applicants must include two self-addressed, stamped envelopes of 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 with request. Application form required. Application address: 2460 Venus Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90046 Limited to southern CA.

Ahmanson Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,000 - $5,000 Classifications: Open Minimum GPA: 2.5 Eligible Majors: Open Eligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and Universities Eligible Locations: California Scholarship Detail: This scholarship is available to students from Los Angeles, California. Giving limited to students from Los Angeles, California.

Geffen, David Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $5,000 Classifications: Open Minimum GPA: 3.0 Eligible Majors: Open Eligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and Universities (please check the website for the complete list) Eligible Locations: California Scholarship Detail: Students must attend an UNCF institution and be a resident of Los Angeles County, California. Donor/Sponsor Name: David Geffen Foundation