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American Association on Health and Disability Full time junior and senior students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents with a disability. November
Addon Kitchen Annual Scholarship Program The hunt has begun to find creative aficionado for cooking, food tips, and healthy recipes. Award Value Up To: $1000 December 31, 2017
Addiction Awareness Scholarship RehabCenter.Net is proud to award $10,000 in scholarships this year to three students, who share their vision on the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. December 22, 2017
American Foundation for the Blind Scholarships for students who are legally blind. May
Beyond the Boroughs Low income students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. March
Keith Bregoff Law Office Students who will be pre law undergraduates or entering law school in the United States are eligible for the $500 scholarship. February 15, 2018
Bright Minds Scholarship Program Students who have given back to their local community or overcome personal hardships and live in a PG&E service area. February
Burger King McLamore Foundation High school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. December
California 4-H Youth Scholarships High School seniors and current undergraduates between the ages of 16 and 25 who were enrolled in the California 4-H Youth Development Program at the time of high school graduation. June
California Association of Collectors California high school seniors. January
California Council of the Blind Blind residents of California that are planning on enrolling as full time undergraduate of graduate students. July
Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Four year scholarships for entering first year students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, refugees, asylees, Cuban-Haitian entrants, or humanitarian parolees. October
Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation U.S. citizens with cystic fibrosis.  Scholarships are awarded based on educational performance, personal achievement, and financial need. March
Daughters of the American Revolution Variety of scholarships. February
Diabetes Scholars Foundation Incoming first year students with Type 1 diabetes. April
Elizabeth Nash Foundation U.S. citizens with cystic fibrosis.  Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic record, character, demonstrated leadership, service to CF related causes and the broader community, and financial need. April
Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minorities Scholarships for minorities are of tremendous help to these students, but finding the right scholarships to apply to is not always an easy task. Davis Scholarship for Women in STEM 2017 - Up to $5,000 June 9, 2017
Foundation for Rural Service High school seniors with an interest in returning to a rural community upon graduation. March
Freemasons of California Various scholarships. Membership is not always necessary. Varies
Friends of the Fair Scholarships based on 3.00 or higher GPA and other achievement and civic involvement. March
Gilman International The Gilman International Scholarship aims to diversity the kinds of students who study abroad. October & March
Golden One Credit Union Scholarships based on 3.00 or higher GPA, at least 24 hours of community service in the past year and member of Golden One Credit Union. January
Horatio Alger Association High school seniors with financial need and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater. April
James Hoffa Memorial Scholarship High school seniors who are dependents of teamsters. March
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation High achieving community college sophomores that are planning on transferring to a four year institution. October-December
LeTendre Homeless Youth Scholarship High school seniors or college freshman who are or have been homeless. June
Mosley - Lotze Kevin Mosley and Nikki Lotze are announcing their 2nd annual $1,000 essay scholarship to pre law undergraduates or 1st year law students entering college or law school fall 2018 February 15th, 2018
Munley Law Scholarship Munley Law is offering $5,000 to a graduating high school senior, currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or law school student in good standing with their college, university or law school in the United States. April 30, 2018
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation Cancer survivors or current patients between 18 and 35 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. May
National Foster Parent Association Foster youth, adopted youth, and biological youth of currently licensed foster parents may apply. March
National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Childrens Foundation Children of law enforcement officers or firefighters lost or permanently disabled in the line of duty. July
National Multiple Sclerosis Society U.S. citizens entering college for the first time who live with MS or have a parent with MS. January
Nursing Scholarships Variety of scholarships for nursing students. Varies
Organization for Autism Research Students with an autism diagnosis. May
PG&E Scholarships Variety of employee-sponsored programs for students residing in PG&E service areas. February
Rainbow Chamber Foundation Must have GPA of 2.9 or greater and reside in or attend a school in select counties. June
Real Estate Endowment Applicants must be a Real Estate Education Major. April
Rent To Own Labs Scholarship Declare a major related to real estate | $2,500 scholarship October 15
Sacramento Press Club Juniors and seniors preparing for journalism careers. April
Sacramento Region Community Foundation Variety of scholarships. Varies
Scott Delgadillo Scholarship California residents who are entering first year students that are currently diagnosed with cancer, currently receiving cancer treatment, or are cancer survivors. May
Shutterfly Students must be 18 years old and be graphic design major who completed primary, middle and high school in the United States. August
Shutterfly Students must be 18 years old and be computer science major who completed primary, middle and high school in the United States. August
Student Loan Hero Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs. August 15
 SMUD Scholarship Students that have a 3.00 or greater gpa and are currently SMUD customers or have a parent/guardian that is a SMUD customer May
Summer Words Scholarships to attend a creative writing festival. May
The Rotary Club of Sacramento in order to promote higher education and the spirit of Rotary in the community, will be awarding in 2017 three $2500 scholarships to students at Sacramento area Community Colleges May 15th
The Rotary Club of Sacramento in order to promote higher education and the spirit of Rotary in the community, will be awarding in 2017 10 $750 scholarships to students at Sacramento area Community  May 15th
Union Plus Scholarship Program For current and retired union members or their spouses and children who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. January
Vegetarian Resource Group High school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their communities. February
Whitmarsh Family Law Proudly offering a scholarship for students attending school in the fall of 2018 as either a pre law undergraduate or a first-year law student. Opportunity for a $1,500 Scholarship February 15, 2018
WiseMerchant Scholarship Fund The WiseMerchant Scholarship Fund will grant two students each $500 to be used towards books and tuition. The students must either already be attending a university or planning to attend in the upcoming semester. July 15th & Dec 15th of each calendar year