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Welcome to Los Angeles Harbor College Local Scholarship Page.
Below, you will find many new scholarship opportunities offered locally and around the Greater Los Angeles area, as well as long standing scholarships and helpful links. Should you have any questions about any scholarship on this page, please contact our Financial Aid Scholarship Guru, Michelle Barreau at Barreamm@lahc.edu.
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> The "Money-back Guarantee" - especially if the company tries to guarantee that you will win an award.
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July 5, 2016
Accounting students can apply for a $10,000 Leadership Award to be presented by Deloitte
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has partnered with Deloitte LLP to offer the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award of $10,000 for accounting majors who demonstrate leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. As part of the leadership award, applicants will also be considered for a paid internship with Deloitte. The Awardee will receive a scholarship to attend HACU’s Annual Conference where they will be recognized with the award. Deadline to apply is Aug. 21. More
Apply for a fall internship through the HACU National Internship Program
The deadline for students to apply for a fall internship through the HACU National Internship Program is July 8. Fall interns will work with a federal agency from Aug. 25 to Dec. 10. Additional information here.
HACU/Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award application closes Sept. 2
HACU members have until Sept. 2 to apply for the $10,000 HACU/Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award. A single HACU-member institution deemed by the selection committee to have the most innovative outreach efforts to engage its campus and broader community in climate and sustainability solutions. More
HACU Member Advisories are a service of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
(Scholarships for undocumented/AB-540 students)
COFEM invites AB-540/DACA students to apply for a scholarship to further expand their education. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a four-year accredited University or a two-year program at a Community College, additional criteria for eligibility applies. Please see their website for eligibility details, scholarship amounts vary.
September 30, 2016 (closes at 11:59pm)
-Scholarships for African American Students-
This scholarship award website is a resource website that provides information on various scholarships that benefit minority students who are pursuing higher education. This website provides links and information on the requirements needed for different scholarships that are being offered.
Application Deadlines vary based on available Individual scholarships
|- Horatio Alger Association Scholarship-|
|- Bella Bathrooms Scholarship -|
Application Deadline is September 30, 2016.
|- Milanofree.it Scholaship Contest- 2016 -
We want to hear your thoughts about why Milan is a global capital of fashion and design. Be as creative as possible! This requires you to make a 5+ minute YouTube video explaining why Milan is better than other fashion and design capitals and a 1000+ word essay about your goals in life, why you’re attending your University. If you already visited Milan then share your own experience.
Application Deadline is October 1, 2016.
|- Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship -
The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and its sponsors. Celebrating its 18th year the Youth Awards honors Latino high school students across the nation, we believe the talented Youth Awardees we honor each year are the leaders of today, not tomorrow and their impact will be felt in the classrooms, communities and the workforce.
Application Deadline is October 2, 2016.
|- Southern California Roundtable Scholarship -|
The 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is offering a scholarship to community college students in Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics and Transportation or in the fields of business, economics, engineering, and public policy, plus others with a demonstrated interest in supply chain management, logistics, transportation, distribution, or a closely related field who best demonstrate their commitment to the field of supply chain and have a distinguished academic record.CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS.
Application Deadline is November 15, 2016.
|- Spotless Cleaning Chicago Scholarship -|
If you are a dynamic, passionate, hard-working student in high school, college, university, or trade school, create a 2-4 minute video explaining why you think education is the key to a brighter future, and how you can shape society. Show us your vision and you might just be the lucky winner to receive a $500 scholarship grant from Spotless Cleaning Chicago.
Application Deadline is November 15, 2016.
|- SEO Company Scholarship -|
"Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar." You are invited to apply for the SEO Company Scholarship Program. This is a new $350 scholarship for the students duly enrolled in an undergraduate program in a college or university in the United States in the 2015 – 2016 year.
Application Deadline is December 19, 2016.
|- Candere Scholarship -|
Candere is offering an academic scholarship to anyone who believes they have what it takes. If you believe that you can draw like Di Caprio or write like Stephen King, this is the competition for you! So you have Amazing Writing or drawing skills? And you are seeking scholarship to aid your university education? Show your talent & win a scholarship of $350 from Candere.
Application Deadline is December 30, 2016.
|- Vi-Tae Scholarship Program -|
Vi-Tae creates and markets natural and organic beauty & personal care products for the niche group of health conscious individuals.We have decided to reward brilliant needy students by offering an academic scholarship opportunity of 1000 US dollars, covering tuition expenses of the successful individual. We want to help you get the education that will inspire you to inspire the world!
Application Deadline is December 30, 2016.
|- Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship -|
In a study by NHTSA, drivers in their 20s make up 27 percent of the distracted drivers in fatal crashes. Though college students aren’t’ the only ones involved in car accidents, we find it’s important to Spread the Word on Safety and hopefully inspire them to make the right choices when getting behind the wheel. At Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center, P.C., we value the importance of safety and the prevention of auto injury.
Application Deadline is January 6, 2017.
|- National Debt Relief Scholarship -|
Application Deadline is January 31, 2017.
- Undocu Friendly Scholarships -
In the effort to create equal access to higher education, Undocumented Student Programs at University of California, Riverside compiled a list of undocu friendly scholarships. Please feel free share with students and community!
Application Deadline varies.
Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This scholarship is designed to assist in obtaining a degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.
Application Deadline is July 1, 2016.
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offers a guide for First Generation Hispanic Students where they can get substantial financial assistance in the form of scholarships and grants geared toward Hispanic and Latino students.
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