Scholarships for Ventura County (CA) Residents

Living somewhere as beautiful as Ventura County, Ca., can seem like a dream. Covering the cost of your higher education, however, can turn out to be more of a nightmare. If you’re a resident of Ventura County, there are several scholarship options that may be able to help you pay for college. Many scholarships specifically for Ventura County residents are available through the Ventura County Community Foundation, with award amounts ranging from $500 to $12,000. Other scholarships are funded by individual schools, including California State University Channel Islands, Ventura College, Oxnard College, Thomas Aquinas College and California Lutheran University. Scholarship applicants will typically be required to submit official transcripts, meet a minimum grade point average and provide personal financial information, and may also need to obtain letters of recommendation, display a certain level of financial need or demonstrate community involvement. To learn more about scholarships for Ventura County residents, keep reading below.

Showing 21-40 of 68 scholarships
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Community College|Ventura College, Ventura, CA|
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The Parker M. and Virginia Howell Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from a high school in the city of Ventura. Applicant must be enrolling at an accredited community college or 4-year college or university or an enrolled Ventura College student who will continue at Ventura College or transfer to another accredited community college or 4-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Jan Heyne Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Ventura County Community College|
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Art|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Jan Heyne to benefit graduating high school seniors from high schools in Ventura County enrolling full-time in a four-year accredited college or university. Ventura County community college students who are transferring to a four-year accredited college or university for an undergraduate degree are also beneficiaries of this scholarship fund.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Brad Donley Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
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This scholarship was started by Laura Brooks in September 9, 2009, in memory of his son Brad Daniel Donley, who was born and raised in Ventura County. Brad's goal was to become a high school math teacher but he passed away at the age of twenty-two. This is a permanent endowed scholarship fund and will benefit generations of students who wish to attend college and study math and science.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Katherine M. Wakelee Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Major: Study |Natural Science|Physical|
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This scholarship is awarded to graduating senior from any high school in Ventura County who will pursue a career in Physical or Natural Science and planning to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university or a female Ventura County community college. Preference in the selection process will be given to students who are majoring in biology or a related area and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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Community and Folk Art Scholarship Fund is awarded to a resident of Ventura County who is a graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university to major in art.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details SAME Engineer / Architect Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors, community college freshmen or sophomores, or university freshmen, sophomores, or juniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university . Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County and pursuing a degree in Engineering or Architecture.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details David Dodge Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
  • Major: Study |International Relations|Global Studies|International Cooperation|
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This scholarship was established in memory of David Dodge to benefit a graduating high school senior from any high school in Ventura County. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited community college or 4-year college or university, pursuing a degree in international relations, global studies and/or international cooperation.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Bethany Anne Cody Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Ventura High School, Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Bethany Anne Cody Scholarship Fundis awarded to resident of the city of Ventura, CA. Applicant must be a graduating senior from Ventura High School in the city of Ventura, CA, and enrolling full-time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 77 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|Liberal Arts|
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This scholarship was established by the Cynthia Fairburn Estate in December 16, 1994 to benefit graduating high school seniors from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year public or private college or university (no community colleges), pursuing a degree in the field of liberal arts, humanities, or physical or natural science.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Vivian Klemz Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Performing Arts|Visual Arts|Creative Language Arts|
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This scholarship was established by Virginia Weber on April 4, 2006 to honor and in memory of her mother, Vivian Klemz. Vivian was a gifted artist in many disciplines (painting, crafts, quilting, designing and making clothes) who never had the opportunity to attend college. This fund aims to provide scholarship support to students in the field of Arts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Cheryl Shearer Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Re-entry Students|
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This scholarship was established by David L. Shearer on December 2, 2008 to benefit women seeking education to re-enter the workforce. This scholarship was created to acknowledge Cheryl Shearer's dedication to education. Cheryl realized the importance of education and was very supportive and encouraging to all re-entry students. This opportunity is open to females who recently (within the past two years) returned to higher education after a gap of at least two years and have graduated from a Ventura County high school, GED recipients or attended but did not complete college in Ventura County. Applicants must be planning to pursue and undergraduate degree or certificate program at an accredited community college or four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Mary R. & James R. Galbraith Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by Mary and James. The scholarship aims to provide financial support to students who are in need but wish to continue their education after high school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Gould Family Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Community College|Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA|
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The Gould Family Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating Ventura County high school seniors who enroll at an accredited community college or four-year college or university or currently enrolled Ventura County community college. One scholarship will be awarded to a Moorpark College student if possible.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details VCCF Scholarship Fund for Ventura County Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 250 - 500
  • 85 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Major: Study |Vocational|Technical Education|
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The scholarship is established by Ventura County Community Foundation to support graduating high school seniors of Ventura County who are planning to attend in vocational or career technical education institution. Recipients are selected by their respective high schools and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Science Matters Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Teaching|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates or graduating seniors from a Ventura County high school who are planning to enroll or are enrolled at an accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a career in teaching at the elementary or high school level or be majoring in chemistry, physics, biology, or geology to become a science teacher.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Leo and Rita Vanoni Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
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The scholarship is administered by Ventura County Community Foundation and is given to deserving graduating high school senior in Ventura County who will pursue a degree in agriculture or a related area of study under the agriculture major at an accredited community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year college or university to attend full-time as a candidate for an undergraduate degree. In addition, the applicant must demonstrate an interest in agriculture and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Salik Omar Shah Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Camarillo, CA|Oxnard, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Viewpoint School, Calabasas, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from any high school in Oxnard or Camarillo or from Viewpoint School in Calabasas. Students must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Second Century Legacy Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Moorpark Community High School, Moorpark, CA|Moorpark High School, Moorpark, CA|The High School at Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from a high school in the Moorpark Unified School District (Community High School, Moorpark High School, or The High School at Moorpark College). Applicants must be planning to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time students.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Finck Family Charitable Fund Scholarship Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Ventura College, Ventura, CA|
  • Major: Study |Education|Health|Social Services|
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Finck Family Charitable Scholarship Fund is provided to support the education of a graduating high school senior or college student of Ventura County to pursue their dreams in achieving a college education. The scholarship was established by Frank and Maudette Finck in 2002.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
key information
  • 800
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Oxnard, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
  • Major: Study |Business|Natural Science|Physical Sciences|
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This scholarship was established to benefit female graduating seniors of an Oxnard area high school or females who graduated from an Oxnard area high school currently enrolled full-time in an accredited community college or four-year college. Applicants must be a resident of Oxnard and will pursue an undergraduate degree.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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