• SMUD Powering Futures Scholarships

    Amount: $1,000-$5,000. About: The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) annually offers scholarships to local students. Applicants must be enrolled in or enrolling in an undergraduate program at an accredited two-or four-year college or university and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, applicants or their legal guardians must be a SMUD…


  • Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship

    Amount: Up to $5,000. About: Administered by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the Harold Johnson Law Enforcement Scholarship is annually awarded to local students who are interested in pursuing a career in police work, corrections, or other criminal justice fields. Each applicant must be a current graduating senior or graduate of a public or private…


  • San Diego Community Foundation Common Scholarship Application

    Amount: Varies. About: Each year, the San Diego Community Foundation rewards community-minded students with college scholarships. Applicants must show proof of participation in community service, extracurricular activities, and/or work experience, reside in San Diego County, demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, show commitment to education, and show…


  • RTDNA Pete Wilson Scholarship

    Amount: $2,000. About: The RTDNA Pete Wilson Scholarship is an annual prize awarded to a college student from the San Francisco Bay Area studying journalism. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students from the San Francisco Bay Area who are studying journalism and are in good academic standing by the time the scholarship is…


  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program

    Amount: Varies. About: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program rewards high school seniors in Ventura, California, who exemplify traits of leadership. Applicants must “demonstrate outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement, and commitment to Ventura County,” have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be U.S. citizens, graduate from a high…


  • Better Together STEM Scholarship Program

    Amount: $2,500, $10,000. About: Each year, the PG&E Corporation Foundation offers the Better Together STEM Scholarships of $2,500 or $10,000 to students pursuing STEM-related studies at universities in California and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the United States. Students must be California residents and PG&E customers at the time of application.  Applicants must…