Outside Scholarship Opportunities
Apply for these outside scholarships to help reduce your student loan liability.
If you have questions regarding these scholarships, please contact the organization directly. The Financial Aid Office does not have other information regarding these scholarships.
Sunkist Growers - A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarship
The A.W. Bodine-Sunkist Memorial Scholarships was established in memory of Arthur W. Bodine, a distinguished director of Sunkist Growers and a respected agricultural leader, to provide funds for undergraduate students from agricultural backgrounds who are in need of financial assistance to further their educations.
- A background in California or Arizona agriculture—the student or someone in the student’s immediate family must have derived the majority of his or her income from agriculture.
- Financial need
- GPA and extracurricular activities indicative of potential for success
- Application (available at the Financial Aid Office or on the Sunkist website)
- College Board test scores
- Letters of recommendation
Award Amount: $2,000 average
Deadline: April 30, 2013
QueensCare - Gene & Marilyn Nuziard Health Care Scholarship
QueensCare is a public charity dedicated to providing quality, compassionate health care to low-income, uninsured individuals living in Los Angeles County.
We are offering a scholarship to currently enrolled students who plan on entering the health care profession. You can view the scholarship information, requirements, and download the application packet online.
Award Amount: up to $9,000
Deadline: May 1, 2013
Student Award Search Aid - B. Davis Scholarship
Student Award Search Aid was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. The site is free and charges nothing for information or applications.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction. This is not an academic scholarship, but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on the topic below:
Discuss, in less than 1,000 words, what you would consider to be the most important issues that society has to deal with in the next 10 to 20 years? Why do you think this issue is important?
Your submissions must be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 27, 2013
Big Fish Games Scholarship
The scholarship is a way for Big Fish to help one promising student on his or her journey through higher education. The scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying student with the most thought-provoking and well-reasoned essay as judged by a panel of Big Fish staff members.
Select one of the two topics listed below, then write a responsive essay, 500 word minimum. Writing more than the minimum requirement does not necessarily increase your chances! Contestants will be evaluated on the quality and clarity of the ideas presented in their essay.
- How do you see the casual games industry changing in 2013 and beyond?
- What game genre has the most potential on mobile platforms moving forward and why?
Email your essay to email@example.com attached as a Microsoft Word document (for PC users) or as a .doc file on TextEdit (for Mac users). Please name your document file with your first and last name. For example: firstname_lastname.doc.
In the email, include:
- Phone Number
- High School Name, City and State
- College you’re attending, plan to attend, or have applied for admission
Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2013
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
Students need to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website.
Award Amount: up to $1,000 each year
Deadline: June 14, 2013
The BigSun organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of what sport they are participating in.
All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
To apply, write a short essay answer the following 3 part question:
What are your most important extracurricular or community activities? What made you join these activities? What made you continue to contribute to them?
Submit your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: June 21, 2013
- Mailing Address:
Financial Aid Office
1600 Campus Road F-35
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Arthur G. Coons
- Phone: (323) 259-2548
- Fax: (323) 341-4961
- Email: email@example.com