Scholarships - Community Scholarships

The community scholarships listed below are currently available.

Some of the application forms for the scholarships listed are provided in the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). They can be viewed and printed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available for free download.


Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
CSUS McNair Scholars Ongoing Apply Online Any Major
AmeriCorps Ongoing Apply Online Any Major
Merit Scholarships Ongoing Apply Online Any Major
Solano Association of Realtors Ongoing Apply Online H.S. students entering college and enrolled college students at an accredited college. Must resides within boundaries and jurisdiction.
GMR Transcription College Academic Scholarship Ongoing quarterly on March 15th, June 15th, Sept. 15th & Dec. 15th Apply Online Applicants must be currently enrolled full time in college or university and maintaining a 3.0 GPA..
AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists January 15, annually Apply Online U.S. citizen, demonstrate financial need, Junior through Graduate level in Occupational, Physical, Speech- Language Pathology or Hearing Audiology Therapy program.
Clair A. Hill Scholarship February 1st, annually Apply Online California resident attending a California school, full-time junior or senior, plan to attend school for the complete academic year, pursue degree related to engineering, agriculture, urban water supply, environmental studies or public administration.
SPS Future Teacher Scholarship February 15th, annually Apply Online Undergraduates applying in at least their junior year: majoring in physics and be an active member in the Society of Physics Students
Federal Employees Education & Assistance March, annually Apply Online Current federal and postal employees, their children and spouse, enrolled or plan to enroll to college that leads to a degree, 3.0 GPA
Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law & Policy Scholarship April 1st, annually Apply Online Attend a public or private school in the U.S., have completed their undergraduate work at time of award, be either part/full-time in graduate studies, carry 8 units per term through the academic year.
ACWA Scholarship April 1st, annually Apply Online Attending a California college or university, be a California resident, be a full-time junior or senior for the academic year, and be a water resource major related with law and policy or public administration.
Transportation Clubs International May 31, annually Apply Online Transportation Logistics or Management
NCPOA Scholarships October 31st, annually Apply Online Junior or senior enrolled in Criminal Justice Program. See CSUS Criminal Justice department for application and details
The Wildlife Society Sacramento-Shasta Chapter December 1st, June 1st, annually Apply Online In the field of wild life.
William B. Ruggles Righty to Work Journalism December 1st, annually Apply Online Graduate or undergraduate students majoring in Journalism or related majors.
The Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher December 31st, annually Apply Online Undergraduate/Graduate majoring in Education.
California Transportation Foundation Scholarships Varies Apply Online Must pursue career in transportation, be U.S. citizen, permanent resident or documented international students.
Garden Club of America Scholarships Varies Apply Online See individual scholarships
Vacation Roost Scholarship 6/1/2013 reoccuring/bi-annually Apply Online U.S. Citizens who will be attending a college or university for the 2013-14 academic year. (Next deadline: November 1, 2013)
Entertainment Blogging Scholarship 7/1/2013 reoccuring/bi-annually Apply Online Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of U.S. and may not be an associate of any division of
Safe Driver Student Scholarship 7/1/2014 Apply Online Student must have a valid driver's license and planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year.
HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship 11/1/2014 Apply Online Must be pursuing a career in business or marketing that will involve online marketing, completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Love Your Career Scholarship 12/31/2014 Apply Online Applicant must be enrolled for the fall 2013 semester in a college or University within the 50 U.S. states.

Graduate Student

Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
ACWA Water Law & Policy April 1st, annually Apply Online Major in Water Law & Policy or Public Administration with a concentration in California water resources, enrolled minimum 8 units.

High School Student

Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
Stokes Educational Scholarship Annually from September 7-November 30 Apply Online US Citizen, SAT score 1600+ or ACT of 25, 3.0 GPA, eligible to be granted security clearance, H.S. Senior at time of application, major in Computer Science, or Computer or Electrical Engineering and demonstrate leadership abilities.

Study Abroad/International

Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
The CSU International Programs Scholarship Application Varies Apply Online Recipients will be required to write and submit a three-page summary of their IP experiences and submit it to OIP mid-year (December for most programs, July for Australia and South Africa).  Recipients agree to assist OIP during their year abroad by corresponding by e-mail with the Assistant Director for Student Affairs to provide updated information that future IP participants will need to know.   The scholarship is available to all IP participants except those applying for Japan, China or Taiwan.
The Wang Family Scholarship December 15th annually Apply Online Be accepted to study in China or Taiwan with the CSU International Programs.  Demonstrate strong academic interest in China or Taiwan.  Have financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office.  Previous recipients are not eligible for a second award.


Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships Continous until awarded Apply Online Must be a member of the United States Association of Blind Athlete and legally blind. Must have participated in USABA sports programs.
Elizabeth Nash Foundation Scholarships Program TBD Apply Online Must have Cystic Fibrosis.
TPA Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired March 1, Annually Apply Online Must be deaf or hearing impaired.
Calude S. Weiler Scholarship August 31, Annually Apply Online Must have a major limb amputation.


Scholarship Name Application Deadline App Available Notes
AMVETS National Scholarship Program April 15, annually Apply Online Must be a United States veteran
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation March 1st (new), February 1st (renewal) Apply Online Must be the son or daughter of an active duty or reserve U. S. Marine, or a Marine who has served at least 90 days and received honorable medical discharge or been killed while serving, or a U. S, Navy Corpsman who has served with the U. S. Marine Corps.
Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial April 15, Annually Apply Online Must be a United States veteran or member of the National Guard or Reserves

Rev. 6/5/2014