Scholarships for Alameda County (CA) Residents

From strolling through downtown Berkeley to relaxing by Lake Merritt, there are plenty of things to love about living in Alameda County, California. Here’s one more: if you live in Alameda County, you may be eligible for one or more college scholarships. Several of the available scholarships are offered by the East Bay College Fund, while others are provided by nearby colleges and universities such as Alameda College, Laney College, Patten University, Mills College, the University of California Berkeley and Berkeley Community College. Potential recipients will typically need to meet a minimum grade point average, display a certain level of financial need, pursue a particular field of study, provide proof of academic excellence or obtain letters of recommendation. If you’re interested in learning more about scholarships for Alameda County residents, continue reading below.

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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|Greater San Francisco, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 7 awards
  • February 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Santa Clara, CA|Santa Cruz, CA|San Francisco, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|Monterey Bay, CA|Monterey, CA|San Benito, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Police Academy|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Alameda, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • Jul-30-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • Organization: Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Transgender (LGBT) organization
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
The Ronald P. Wilmot Scholarship Fund Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
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  • 3,000 - 5,000
  • 6 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|The Peninsula (Sunnyvale and North), CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Contra Costa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|Arts College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
The Tang Scholarship Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 15,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
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  • 1,500
  • 35 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|Santa Cruz, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|Contra Costa, CA|Napa, CA|Solano, CA|Yolo, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|Mexican / Mexican American|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
The Nathan Jay Friedman College Scholarship Fund Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
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  • 1,500 - 5,000
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|The Peninsula (Sunnyvale and North), CA|Marin, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • Religion: |Jewish|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
Latinos in Technology Scholarship Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 100 awards
  • February 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |San Francisco, CA|Alameda, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Santa Clara, CA|Fremont, CA|Newark, CA|San Mateo, CA|Union, CA|Santa Cruz, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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