10,000 Degrees Scholarships

Amount: $1,500. About: Offered by 10,000 Degrees, a college success nonprofit in California, the 10,000 Degrees Scholarships support students with significant financial need, particularly students from the Bay Area regions: Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, and Lake counties. Each year, the nonprofit awards scholarships worth up to $1,500 per student per academic year. Applicants need to submit just one application to be considered for all available scholarships that they are eligible for. Additionally, scholarship recipients have access to mentorship, as well as the nonprofit’s Career and Alumni Success services, and will be invited to stay connected through the 10,000 Degrees Alumni LinkedIn group and Young Professionals and Alumni Council networking group. Applicants must reside in California; demonstrate financial need; be pursuing their first associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, teaching credential, or certification for a technical program; and be enrolled in at least 12 units per semester or term during the current academic year. To renew the scholarship, recipients must submit a renewal application.
Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, Technical School Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: California
Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement
Deadline: March 2 (annually) Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.


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