Scholarships for Marin County (CA) Residents

If you live in Marin County, then you may already be familiar with Muir Woods, Point Reyes National Seashore and maybe even the Skywalker Ranch. Something you might not already know, however, is that simply being a resident of Marin County might make you eligible for a college scholarship. A number of the available scholarships are provided by nearby nonprofit foundations, such as Impact Bay Area and the East Bay College Fund. Others are funded by nearby colleges, including the College of Marin, Dominican University of California and San Francisco Theological Seminary. In general, applying students will need to meet a minimum grade point average, obtain letters of recommendation, demonstrate a certain level of financial need or pursue a specific course of study. If you’d like to find out more about college scholarships for Marin County residents, keep reading below.

Showing 1-13 of 13 scholarships
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2018
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|
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The scholarship is available to low-income single parents who are Bay Area residents and who will be enrolled full or part-time in an undergraduate level study at an accredited, not-for-profit 2 or 4-year institution in the fall. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2018
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|
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The George Geng-On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship given to students from Bay Area. The scholarship is provided to support minority high school graduating students and college students in pursuing their post-secondary education.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 7 awards
  • February 2018
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|
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This scholarship was started in 2010 in memory of Police Chief Harold Johnson to benefit students pursuing a career in police work, corrections or other criminal justice fields. Applicants must demonstrate a passion for public service, academic potential, leadership and financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • Jul-30-2018
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|
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This scholarship fund was provided by Joseph Towner for the purpose of awarding post-secondary students who have at least one LGBT parent residing in one of the nine Bay Area counties
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details 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|
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The scholarship was established to help undergraduate or graduate students whose parent is gay or lesbian.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|The Peninsula (Sunnyvale and North), CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|
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The Alexander M. and June L. Maisin Foundation Scholarship Fund is awarded to Jewish high school seniors student. Applicants must be permanent residents of San Francisco, the Peninsula, or Marin or Sonoma Counties
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details 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|
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This scholarship was started in 2007 by Mr. Edward C. Tang to benefit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (g/l/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary education. Applicants must be high school graduates planning a full-time enrollment at an accredited two or four-year college, community college, university, graduate school or vocational school. Students must have a demonstrated academic promise and a financial need. This is a renewable scholarship for up to three additional years.
  • 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|
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The GAPAs George Choy Memorial Scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) entering their first or second year of post-secondary education. Applicants must live in one of the nine Bay Area counties and have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or better.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details 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|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college/university or community college in one of the Northern California counties. Students must be of Chicana/Latina heritage. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership qualities, involvement within and on behalf of the Latina/o community, clarity of direction and goals, academic achievement and overcome personal challenges and obstacles.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details 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|
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This scholarship fund was established to benefit Jewish undergraduate students enrolled or planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university. Applicant's parents must be permanently residing in San Francisco, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), or Marin, Sonoma, or Alameda Counties. Students must demonstrate academic ability and financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Jewish Day Camp Scholarships Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|The Peninsula (Sunnyvale and North), CA|Marin, CA|
  • Religion: |Jewish|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Ages 3-15|
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The Jewish Day Camp Scholarships is awarded to children between the ages of 3 and 15 who live in the Federations service area. Applicants must be Jewish
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Specialty Camp Family Weekend Scholarships Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|Marin, CA|North Peninsula, CA|South Peninsula, CA|
  • Religion: |Jewish|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Children|Parents|
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This is a need-based scholarship provided by the Jewish Community Federation for Jewish families that live in the Federation's service area. This scholarship was designed to provide last resort community resources above and beyond what is contributed by families and individual camps.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Elaine and Barry Gilbert College Scholarship Fund Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
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  • n/a
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|San Francisco, CA|The Peninsula (Sunnyvale and North), CA|Marin, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA|Washington High School, Fremont, CA|
  • Religion: |Jewish|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Jewish high school seniors planning to attend a University of California campus with preference given to graduates of San Franciscos Lowell or Washington High School. Applicant's parents must be permanently residing in San Francisco, the Peninsula (Sunnyvale and north), or Marin or Sonoma Counties. Applicant must also demonstrate Jewish involvement and financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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