Private Scholarships for Prospective Students


    Raoul Teilher Scholarship

  • Application due by 1/10/16. Criteria: Students must have a parent or guardian who are CFT members (teachers). Scholarship amount: $1,000-3,000.

  • 10 Words or Less Scholarship

  • Application due by 1/29/16. Criteria: Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the fall of 2016. Scholarship amount: $500.

  • Union Plus Scholarship

  • Application due by 1/31/16. Criteria: Be a dependent of a current or retired union member, including if your parents work in a school district. Can be used at any university, community college, trade school or technical school. Scholarship amount: $500-$4,000.

  • Ocean Mist Farms Academic Scholarship

  • Application due by 1/31/16. Criteria: GPA of 3.0 or higher, reside in Monterey, Riverside, San Benito or Santa Cruz County. Can be used at a vocational school or college/university. Scholarship amount: $1,000.

  • National College Resources Scholarship

  • Application due by 2/1/16. Criteria: Essay and attend College Fair in Oakland, CA on Saturday February 13. Scholarship amount: $500-$5000.

  • The Dream US Scholarship

  • Application due by 2/6/16. Criteria: GPA of 2.5 or higher; have come to the US before the age of 16 years old; significant financial need; be DACA or TPS eligilbe and have applied for or received DACA or TPS aprpoval. Must be used at select colleges including UC Merced, San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz, CSU East Bay, complete list online. Scholarship amount: $unknown.

  • National Co-Op Scholarship

  • Application due by 2/15/16. Criteria: GPA 3.5 or higher, can only be used at one of the following schools-Clarkson University, Drexel university, Johnson and Wales Univesity, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York Oswego, University of New York, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetss Lowell, or Wenworth Institute of Technology. Scholarship amount: $6,000-$6,500.

  • CA Strawberry Commission Scholarship

  • Application due by 2/15/16. Criteria: Parent or student be currently employed as a strawberry fieldworker for the current or prior 2 year harvest. Monies can be used at a trade school, community college or 4 year university.  Scholarship amount: $varies as to where the student attends school.

  • Sons of Italy Western Foundation Scholarship

  • Application due by 3/1/16. Criteria: Must be wholy or partially of Italian decent. Must be enrolled in an accredited trade school, college or 4 year university for the fall 2016. Scholarships available for high school seniors and Italian Language Study Grants in Italy. Scholarship amount: Unknown.

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Application due by 4/2/16. Criteria: Must be of Hispanic Heritage. GPA 3.0 or higher, plan on attending a 4 year university in Fall 2016. Be a US citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA. Complete the FAFSA or Dream Application in January 2016. Scholarship amount: Varies.