Scholarships for Sonoma County (CA) Residents

There are a lot of things to do in Sonoma County, California, such as attend winery tours, go whale watching at Bodega Bay and hike through redwood forests. If you live in Sonoma County and going to college is one of the top things on your to-do list, you might want to consider applying for a scholarship. Many scholarships for Sonoma County residents are offered by Community Foundation Sonoma County. Other scholarships are provided by individual colleges within Sonoma County, such as Sonoma State University, Empire College, Santa Rosa Junior College, Golden Gate University and University of Northern California. In general, potential recipients will be required to meet a minimum grade point average, demonstrate financial need, obtain letters of recommendation or belong to a certain minority group or gender. To find out more about scholarships for Sonoma County residents, keep reading below.

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View Details Dry Creek Valley Scholarship Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA| as a |Dry Creek Valley Appellation, CA|
  • Extracurricular: |Extracurricular Activities|
  • Character Trait: Show |Community Involvement|
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The Dry Creek Valley Scholarship Fund is awarded to student residents of Dry Creek Valley Appellation. Applicants must be involvement in community, and extracurricular activities
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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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|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
View Details Helen Kellum Scholarship Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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The Helen Kellum Scholarship Fund is awarded to student from Sonoma County California
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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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
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Healdsburg High School, Healdsburg, CA|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Nursing|Medicine|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Dentistry|Counseling|Drafting|Physician's Assistant|Pharmacy|Culinary Arts|Teaching|Automotive|Public Safety|Surveying and Mapping|Mental Health|Agricultural Sciences|Applied Occupations|Bookkeeping|Fire Science|
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The Carlisle Van Ornum/H.E.L.P. Scholarship Fund - Healdsburg is awarded to graduating high school senior or graduates of Healdsburg High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in medical, dental, nursing, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, teaching, culinary, accounting, bookkeeping, automotive, fire science,public safety, agricultural sciences, mental health, counseling, architectural, drafting, engineering, surveying
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Major: Study |Law|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|
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The Honorable Gayle Guynup Endowed Scholarship Fund is awarded to law school students who completed 1 school year
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • Extracurricular: |Volunteer Activities|School Activities|
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The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduate student of Latino, Hispanic origin. Applicants must demonstrate involvement in community or school affairs and leadership
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Claire and Stanley Withers Scholarship Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Roseland University Prep, Santa Rosa, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The Claire and Stanley Withers Scholarship is awarded to graduates student of Roseland University Prep High School. Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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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 Mark and Eric Dolan Family Scholarship Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|
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The Mark and Eric Dolan Family Scholarship is awarded to student resident of Sonoma County California admitted to an accredited two or fou-year school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Mickey Smith Scholarship Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (College): |Roseland University Prep High School, Santa Rosa, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of Roseland University Prep High School.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational-technical / Career College|Four-year|
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100 Black Men of Sonoma County Scholarship Fund is provided to residents of Sonoma County, California. The scholarship is given to an African- American descent who plans to study and complete higher education in any discipline.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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
View Details Career Technical Education Scholarship Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Technical|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing trade, technical or vocational certificates or degrees or pursuing certificates or degrees in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Students who completed Career Technical Education coursework in Project Make, Principles of Engineering, Introduction to Engineering and Design, STEM/DES Fundamentals and Plant and Soil Science are given preference. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, perseverance, and motivation to attend and complete higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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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 10,000 Degrees | Sonoma County General Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who have demonstrated perseverance and motivation to attend and complete post-secondary school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Sangiacomo Family Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students of Sonoma County.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Humboldt, CA|Del Norte, CA|Lake, CA|Modoc, CA|Siskiyou, CA|Trinity, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Major: Study |Architecture|
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This scholarship was established students from the Redwood Empire pursuing study in the field of architecture accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Applicants must be residing in Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake, Modoc, Siskiyou, or Trinity Counties and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
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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