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 41-60 of 68 scholarships
View Details George Tillquist Engineering Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|Community College|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|
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George and Eleanor Tillquist established this scholarship on April 3, 2015, to benefit previous graduates of a Ventura County high school who have completed two years of college. Applicants must be a Ventura County resident and pursuing a degree in Engineering. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Supervisor Jim Dougherty Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 4,000
  • 10 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|Moorpark, CA|Simi Valley, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship is available to graduating seniors from high schools in Moorpark or Simi Valley intending to enroll at one of the Ventura County community colleges OR first year Ventura County community college students who previously graduated from a Moorpark or Simi Valley high school. Preference in the selection process will be given to AB 540 students.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Vicky Howard Community Service Award Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Moorpark, CA|Simi Valley, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The Vicky Howard Community Service Award was started to benefit a graduating senior from a Simi Valley or Moorpark area high school pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must be a resident of Simi Valley or Moorpark for a minimum of 18 continuous months immediately preceding the scholarship application deadline.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Gary W. Chism Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Gary W. Chism Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to a graduating high school senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling full-time in an accredited four-year college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree, or Ventura County community college student who is transferring to an accredited four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Charles K. and Ola I. Gose 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|Camarillo, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Channel Islands High School, Oxnard, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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The Charles K. & Ola I. Gose Scholarship Fund was established to benefit graduating seniors from Channel Islands High School or a Camarillo City resident who is graduating from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be pursuing study in the fields of Civics, Education (Teaching), or Government (Political Science) at an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Eleanor Tillquist Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 750
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|College|California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA|Ventura College (CA)|
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Established by George and Eleanor Tillquist, this scholarship is given to a deserving youth pursuing a degree in the medical field. To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the City of Ventura, currently enrolled in Ventura College, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need, and show significant community service.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Roy A. Gustafson Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 5 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public High School|
  • School (College): |Accredited Law School|
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The Roy A. Gustafson Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by James C. Basile in memory of Roy A. Gustafson a former Ventura County District Attorney and a judge to the Ventura County Superior Court by appointed by Governor Ronald Reagan. In 1969, he became an Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division 1 and remained there until his retirement in 1971.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Destino Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): |Community College|California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA|Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA|Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA|Ventura College, Ventura, CA|
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The Destino Scholarship Fund was established to benefit graduating Latina or Latino high school seniors from high schools in Ventura County OR Latina or Latino community college students, or Latina or Latino college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who graduated from high school in Ventura County and who are enrolled or plan to enroll full-time at an accredited California college, with a priority for those enrolled or enrolling at CSU Channel Islands, Moorpark College, Oxnard College, or Ventura College. Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ventura County Medical Education Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 3,500
  • 12 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Santa Barbara, CA|Los Angeles, CA|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students currently enrolled in a 2-year nursing program or a 4-year nursing program or in an MSN program who intend to practice a minimum of 2 years in Ventura County upon completion of studies. Applicants must be residents of Ventura County and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Teaching|
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This scholarship was established to benefit a female college sophomore enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university who will be a junior in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree for a career in Teaching.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details VCCF Scholarship Grants Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600 - 1,000
  • 5 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|College junior|Graduating High School Senior|
background
The scholarship is administered by Ventura County Community Foundation. It aims to provide assistance to graduating high school senior or an enrolled college freshman, sophomore, or junior who previously graduated from a Ventura County high school. Students do not apply directly for the VCCF Scholarship Grants Fund award. If the applicant meets the eligibility criteria and is eligible for other VCCF scholarships, their application will also be considered for this scholarship award.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Ventura, CA|
  • Employer: |Farm Bureau|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
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The scholarship is awarded to graduating senior from any high school in Ventura County who will pursue a degree in Agriculture or an agriculture-related subject such as Agricultural Business at an accredited public or private four-year college or university in the United States. Also, applicants must be the child of a Farm Bureau of Ventura County member or the child of an employee of a Farm Bureau of Ventura County member. Preference in the selection process will be given to students who have a demonstrated interest and involvement in agriculture as evidenced by the school, community, and volunteer activities.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,500
  • 4 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|Psychology|Pharmacy|Healing Arts|
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The Michael Gordon Burgos Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to selected Ventura County residents who graduated or will graduate from any high school in Ventura County.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • Employer: |Minor Child of Saticoy Lemon Association Employee|Legal Ward of Saticoy Lemon Association Employee|Saticoy Lemon Association Employee|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit GED certificate holders or graduating seniors from any Ventura County high school who are planning to enroll at an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Applicants must be a Ventura County resident who is the minor child or legal ward of an employee of Saticoy Lemon Association.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Finch Family Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|Piru, CA|
  • Employer: |Finch Ranches|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Trade School|Accredited College or University|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit the minor child of an employee or contractor working for Finch Ranches or a resident of the town of Piru. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or have previously graduated from a Ventura County high school pursuing an undergraduate degree in any field at an accredited four-year college or university, community college, or trade school.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|Camarillo, CA|Fillmore, CA|Santa Paula, CA|Saticoy, CA|Somis, CA|
  • Organization: Saticoy Poinsettia Club (Club)
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors or community college students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must be residents of Camarillo, Fillmore, Santa Paula, Saticoy, Somis, or Ventura.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Indian Education Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 200
  • 10 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • Organization: Ventura County Indian Education Consortium (Educational Services)
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|
background
The Indian Education Scholarship Fund is a textbook scholarship, awarded to assist the student in purchasing necessary textbooks as they pursue their educational goals. This scholarship benefits graduating high school seniors from high schools in Ventura County who are of Native American and/or Alaskan descent and are participants in the Ventura County Indian Education Consortium.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Armando and Lourdes Lopez Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend |California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
The Armando and Lourdes Lopez Scholarship was started to benefit graduating Ventura County high school senior planning to attend California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI). Applicants must be the minor child of a farm worker.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details James C. Basile Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|Moorpark, CA|Simi Valley, CA|
  • Employer: |Firefighter|Law Enforcement Officer|
  • Disability: |Physical Disability|Disabled|Visual Impairment|
background
The James C. Basile Scholarship Fund is established by James C. Basile on May 18, 1999. Applicant must be Ventura County resident, who has graduated from or will graduate from any high school in Ventura County. Must be enrolled or will enroll in a public college or university in the state of California.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Orfalea Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 31 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • Employer: |Minor Child of Seasonal Farm Worker|Dependent of a Non-profit Agency employee|Dependent of a Nurse|Dependent of a K-12 Teacher|Dependent of a Ventura City Employee|Dependent of a Ventura County Firefighter|Dependent of a Ventura City Police Officer|Dependent of a Ventura County Sheriff Officer|
  • Disability: |Learning Disability|
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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 full-time at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicants must be pursuing studies in the field of Early Childhood Education, Teaching, Sustainable Agriculture (including organic gardening, permaculture, biodiversity, water food and nutrition, or interdisciplinary studies combining these areas), Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology/ Counseling, or any major provided student meets at least one of the criteria listed in the Other Special Requirements section and is a prior year recipient of an Orfalea Scholarship Award.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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