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Scholarships are gift-aid awarded on the basis of merit, academic excellence, and in some cases, additional criteria such as study in a particular major, leadership, or financial need.
Welcome to Los Angeles Harbor College Local Scholarship Page.
Below, you will find many new scholarship opportunities offered locally and around the Greater Los Angeles area, as well as long standing scholarships and helpful links. Should you have any questions about any scholarship on this page, please contact our Financial Aid Scholarship Guru, Michelle Barreau at Barreamm@lahc.edu.
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July 5, 2016
Accounting students can apply for a $10,000 Leadership Award to be presented by Deloitte
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has partnered with Deloitte LLP to offer the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award of $10,000 for accounting majors who demonstrate leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. As part of the leadership award, applicants will also be considered for a paid internship with Deloitte. The Awardee will receive a scholarship to attend HACU’s Annual Conference where they will be recognized with the award. Deadline to apply is Aug. 21. More
Apply for a fall internship through the HACU National Internship Program
The deadline for students to apply for a fall internship through the HACU National Internship Program is July 8. Fall interns will work with a federal agency from Aug. 25 to Dec. 10. Additional information here.
HACU/Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award application closes Sept. 2
HACU members have until Sept. 2 to apply for the $10,000 HACU/Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award. A single HACU-member institution deemed by the selection committee to have the most innovative outreach efforts to engage its campus and broader community in climate and sustainability solutions. More
HACU Member Advisories are a service of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
-Scholarships for African American Students-
This scholarship award website is a resource website that provides information on various scholarships that benefit minority students who are pursuing higher education. This website provides links and information on the requirements needed for different scholarships that are being offered.
Application Deadlines vary based on available Individual scholarships
|- Horatio Alger Association Scholarship-|
|- Southern California Roundtable Scholarship -|
The 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is offering a scholarship to community college students in Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics and Transportation or in the fields of business, economics, engineering, and public policy, plus others with a demonstrated interest in supply chain management, logistics, transportation, distribution, or a closely related field who best demonstrate their commitment to the field of supply chain and have a distinguished academic record.
CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS.
Application Deadline is November 15, 2016.
Citrix ShareFile Scholarship
Citrix ShareFile will award $10,000 in scholarship awards to the top three students who submit the best essays. Finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges, including ShareFile founder Jesse Lipson.
Students will write an essay following this prompt: Can entrepreneurship be taught? How can colleges better promote and teach entrepreneurship? Essays should be 600-1000 words. Be creative, use proper grammar, check your spelling and most importantly - be yourself! Please visit the website for additional requirements and criteria.
1st Place - $5,000
2nd Place - $3,000
3rd Place - $2,000
Application Deadline is December 1, 2016
|Cirris Systems Scholarship|
Cirrus Systems is giving away a $1000, students must write a 400-600 word essay on the following g prompt: "As reliance on technology becomes more engrained in society and culture, manufacturing must keep up with demands. Companies are looking for cheaper and faster production methods without losing quality. Some companies outsource the work to facilities in other countries where labor is less expensive. Other companies invest in robotics to replace paying for human labor. Each method has advantages and disadvantages." Please visit the website for additional requirements and criteria.
Application Deadline is December 1, 2016
|- SEO Company Scholarship -|
"Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar." You are invited to apply for the SEO Company Scholarship Program. This is a new $350 scholarship for the students duly enrolled in an undergraduate program in a college or university in the United States in the 2015 – 2016 year.
Application Deadline is December 19, 2016.
|- Candere Scholarship -|
Candere is offering an academic scholarship to anyone who believes they have what it takes. If you believe that you can draw like Di Caprio or write like Stephen King, this is the competition for you! So you have Amazing Writing or drawing skills? And you are seeking scholarship to aid your university education? Show your talent & win a scholarship of $350 from Candere.
Application Deadline is December 30, 2016.
|- Vi-Tae Scholarship Program -|
Vi-Tae creates and markets natural and organic beauty & personal care products for the niche group of health conscious individuals. We have decided to reward brilliant needy students by offering an academic scholarship opportunity of 1000 US dollars, covering tuition expenses of the successful individual. We want to help you get the education that will inspire you to inspire the world!
Application Deadline is December 30, 2016.
|- Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship -|
In a study by NHTSA, drivers in their 20s make up 27 percent of the distracted drivers in fatal crashes. Though college students aren’t’ the only ones involved in car accidents, we find it’s important to Spread the Word on Safety and hopefully inspire them to make the right choices when getting behind the wheel. At Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center, P.C., we value the importance of safety and the prevention of auto injury.
Application Deadline is January 6, 2017.
|Nurse.org Healthcare Leadership Scholarship|
The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Please visit the website for additional requirements and application.
Application Deadline is January 29, 2017
|- National Debt Relief Scholarship -|
Application Deadline is January 31, 2017.
The California Community Colleges Student Financial Aid Administrators Association will again sponsor student scholarships; a total of ten $500 student scholarships, one $500 scholarship for each of the ten CCCSFAAA regions across the State. Also, this is the fifth year for the $1,000 scholarship which will be offered for the next 5 years from the “Marianna Deeken, Well it Depends” scholarship fund. One student will be chosen from a different region each year; this year is Region 7. This scholarship will be given to the top candidate from that given region. LAHC will nominate up to two students for the scholarship.
Following is the CCCSFAAA scholarship application criteria:
· Student must be enrolled in at least 6 units in a California Community college for Spring 2017.
· Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
· Student must have remaining need in at least $1,000.00.
· Student must have applied for State and/or Federal Financial aid.
It’s simple to apply. Just fill out the application
and also attach a statement explaining:
- Any special circumstances and/or unusual hardship;
- Your educational and career goals;
- Why you have chosen these goals; and
- Any community involvement or leadership roles which you may have had.
Once you have completed the CCCSFAAA Application and a statement, turn in your documents to the LAHC Financial Aid Office.
Application Deadline is February 1, 2017.
|Headphone Selection Scholarship|
Headphone selection will award a $500 scholarship to a new applicant annually and must be used towards the cost of your education. An essay submission of 750 - 1000 words is required and the winner will be chosen based on the best submission. Please visit the website for additional requirements and criteria.
Application Deadline is March 1st, 2017 (11:59 PST)
|Island View Private Fund Scholarship|
Island View Private Loan Fund Scholarship will offer an annual scholarship to business students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university. An essay of 1000 words is required (see website for essay prompt) The winner will be chosen based on best submission, winner will be announced August 1st, 2017.
Application Deadline is July 1st, 2017.
- Undocu Friendly Scholarships -
In the effort to create equal access to higher education, Undocumented Student Programs at University of California, Riverside compiled a list of undocu friendly scholarships. Please feel free share with students and community!
Application Deadline varies.
Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This scholarship is designed to assist in obtaining a degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.
Application Deadline is July 1, 2016.
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Disclaimer: Some websites to which the Electronic Financial Aid Office provide links are for the convenience of users and are not managed or maintained by Los Angeles Harbor College. The College and the Financial Aid Office do not review, control, or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.