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Outside ScholarshipDescriptionApproximate Deadline
Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholarship Hispanic students majoring in STEM fields. March
American Chemical Society African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian students with financial need who are planning a career in the chemical sciences. March
American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Students of Greek decent and active members of AHEPA. March
American Indian Education Foundation American Indian and Alaska Native students with a 2.0 or greater GPA April
American Indian Science and Engineering Society American Indian and Alaska Native students majoring in the sciences, engineering, natural resources, or mathematics. Varies
Asian and Pacific Islander Scholarship Asian and Pacific Island students with a 2.7 GPA or greater Varies
Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund Female students of Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  Applicants must be current undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. October
Association on American Indian Affairs Native American and Alaska Native students enrolled in a tribe Varies
Brown & Caldwell Minority Scholarship Junior and senior African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific American or Alaska Native students with a 3.0 or greater GPA with declared majors in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences. April
California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CBCCF) Youth Scholarship seeks to encourage, support and assist young entrepreneurs and students in scholastic achievement, community service and empowerment in the areas of business development and technology. $1,000 July 21, 2018
Canfit African American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic students majoring in nutrition or physical education and who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. March
Chicana/Latina Foundation Female Chicana/Latina students from Northern California with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. March
COMTO of Northern California Scholarship Program Scholarships for underrepresented students who are interested in transportation careers. February
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation African-American students pursuing careers in a variety of fields. Varies
Eugene & Thora Chin Scholarship Asian/Pacific Islander heritage students with a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 or greater or a cumulative high school GPA of 4.0.  Preference is given to students with financial need. March
Fouroutan Foundation U.S. Citizens or legal residents who are first generation immigrants to the United States (preference given to Iranian applicants).  Applicants must be first year or transfer students with a 3.0 or greater cumulative GPA. May
Gates Millennium Scholars African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American students who receive Pell grants and have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater January
Iranian-American Scholarships Students of Iranian heritage with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater with financial need and who demonstrate a commitment to community service. May
Italian American Foundation Italian students with high academic achievements, or any student studying Italian language or studies. March
Italian Catholic Federation Catholic students with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater March
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program Graduating minority high school students who show leadership potential, are dedicated to community service, and have financial need.   February
Korean American Scholarship Foundation Korean American students who demonstrate financial need and community and civic leadership. July
National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators John S. Martinez Scholarship Hispanic students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater who are enrolled in high schools with districts of a Hispanic State Legislator March
Ron Brown Scholar Program Black/African-American high school seniors who excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service, and have financial need. November and January
Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce The SHCC is honored to contribute towards the success of young scholars like yourself.  May 11th 2018
Swiss Benevolent Society Must be of Swiss heritage and Northern California resident. April
UNCF Various scholarships based on college attending, major, state of residence, ethnicity, etc. Varies