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GraduatePrograms.com is offering two, $1,000 Pre-Grad Scholarships for juniors, seniors, and recent graduates thinking of applying to graduate school. Each quarter the two best essays describing your goals, extracurricular activities, and community involvement will be selected for this award. Deadline: September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30

Avrek Law is offering scholarships from $1,500 to $5,000 for the best “viral video” detailing the dangers of distracted driving. Deadline: September 30, 2014

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship of $500 and an iPad Mini is being offered each semester to good sales people. Only two, fifty-word short-answers required in application. Deadline: September 30, 2014

The American Association of Japanese University Women is offering a $2,000 scholarship to female college students who will have junior, senior or graduate standing in 2014-2015. Deadline: September 30, 2014

TakeLessons is offering 3 scholarship opportunities worth $1,000, $2,000 and $5,000 for the best 250 word essay on, "If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world?" Deadline: September 30, 2014

OMAP is offering a $500 scholarship opportunity to students pursuing a career in the health care field. Deadline: September 30, 2014

The Peter Leeds Stock Trading Scholarship of $1,000 is for students who demonstrate knowledge, passion, and a promising future in stock trading, or the financial sectors. Applicants must be American or Canadian citizens. Deadline: October 1, 2014

Paralegal411.org is offering the 2014 Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Schoalrship of $1,000 for students purusing a career in the legal field. You must write a 200-300 word essay on the topic of how legal professionals can make a positive difference in their community. Deadline: October 1, 2014 

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is offering scholarships for students intending to study abroad during the spring 2015 term. Deadline: October 7, 2014

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship of $5,000 is being offered  in an effort to teach more people about Mesothelioma. The award (one of five) will be given to the best researched and written essay about one of three topics related to Mesothelioma. Deadline: October 7, 2014

HotelsCheap is offering a $1,500 scholarship to undergrad and grad students. Open to all majors. Applicant is required to answer 4 personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. Deadline: October 15, 2014

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is soliciting applications for the GRFP. The GRFP provides Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. The program provides three years of support for graduate study in science or engineering. Deadline: October 29, 2014

NEWH (the Hospitality Industry Network) is offering scholarships to students with a career objective in Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.) who have completed half the requirements for a degree program and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Deadline: October 31, 2014

CARiD is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best photo of any aspect of the automotive industry. Applicants must be college students between the ages of 16 and 20. Deadline: October 31, 2014

William Gary Allen is offering a $1,500 scholarship to full-time students majoring in architecture, civil engineering, city planning, environmental services or related fields. Minimum GPA 3.0 required. Deadline: October 31, 2014

The National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) is offering scholarships from $1,000 to $2,000 for nursing students, teachers, single parents, mid-life women, and film production students.  Deadline: November 1, 2014

Griswold Home Care is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Deadline: November 1, 2014

My Life is offering a Safety Essay Scholarship of $1,000 for the best 750 to 1,500 word essay from students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are US citizens. There are three essay topics from which to choose. Deadline: December 8, 2014

The Cliffside Malibu Scholarship Program is offering scholarships of $750 to $2,500 for the best video, wegsite design, research article, or Android or Apple-based app. Deadline: November 15, 2014

Internet.Frontier.com is offering a $2,000 scholarship for full-time students who are US citizens with the best 600 to 900 word blog pertaining to how digital learning is changing education through the internet and new technologies, and the applicant’s personal experiences that support that opinion. Deadline: November 16, 2014

ItaliaRail is offering two $1,000 ItaliaRail Scholarships for those who have enrolled in Cal Poly Pomona’s Study Abroad program for Italy. Deadline: November 30, 2014

Print Detective is offering the Print Detective Design a Shirt Scholarship of $500 for the T-shirt design that receives the most Facebook votes. Deadline: December 1, 2014

NEWH is offering a $5,000 Sustainable Hospitality Design Competition Scholarship for junior, senior, and graduate interior design majors. Deadline: December 12, 2014

Emitations.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship to high school graduates with at least 3.0 GPA or currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students with minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: December 14, 2014

Job-Applications is offering a $1,000 scholarship to working parents currently enrolled in higher education with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Deadline: December 14, 2014

Webhosdtingjams.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the best 600 to 1,000 word essay regarding how technology has influenced and changed the day to day life of humanity.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have worked at least 12 hours for the last 4 weeks prior to applying, be a US citizen, and have a parent with at least one child who is a minor. Deadline: December 19, 2014

The Brokerfish 2015 Scholarship of $1,000 is available to undergraduate students with the best 500-1,000 word essay entitled, "The Importance of International Health Insurance for Expatriates." Deadline: December 21, 201

The Announcement Converters Graphic Arts and Graphic Design Scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to the best 250 to 500 word essay describing where you think the future of specialty paper and envelopes in the graphics art industry is heading and any trends that you foresee. Deadline: December 26, 2014

The Offices of Moseley Collins is offering a $500 scholarship to the best 250 to 500 word essay regarding an automobile accident experience you have had. This scholarship is for US citizens with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Deadline: December 31, 2014

The 2015 Healthcare Worker Scholarship is an annual $500 scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a career in the healthcare field who submits the best 200 word essay on the topic of how choosing a career in healthcare can make a positive difference in their community. Deadline: December 31, 2014

AddressChange.us is offering a $1,000 Special Delivery Scholarship to undergraduates who are US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipieint will be selected for the best 50 to 1,000 word essay about a time when you received a piece of mail that changed your life, and how it affected your future. Deadline: December 31, 2014

Datatech Labs is sponsoring the You Tube Scholarship Challenge of $1,000. This scholarship is for the best music video that describes Datatech Labs’ advantages and services using any song from the Billboard Top 100. Deadline: December 31, 2014

OMAP is offering a $500 scholarship opportunity to students pursuing a career in the health care field. Deadline: December 31, 2014

Dentistry at Happy Canyon is offering a $1,500 scholarshipthat will be awarded to the best essay addressing daily habits, how they can help others and how they have helped you achieve healthier teeth. Open to high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Deadline: December 31, 2014

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship is a scholarship for students who have helped someone. They want to know what you did and how it has impacted the individual’s life and your life. You may share your story via powerpoint, video, essay, blog post, or social media post. Deadline December 31, 2014

Dietspotlight is offering scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 to the best essay addressing "the relationship between body weight and self-esteem, and how reaching a healthy body weight might improve a person's self-esteem". Deadline: December 31, 2014

American Bullion Scholarship is offered to any current high school or college student. Applicant must write an essay addressing "why is gold a good investment for the future generations". Deadline: January 1, 2015.  

Boling Rice LLC is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 500 word regarding driving while using a cell phone. Deadline: January 15, 2015

The Whitaker International Award for Bioengineers is a competitive grant that sends emerging leaders in biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to increase international collaboration in the field. Deadline: January 20, 2015

The Hospitality Industry Network (NEWH) is offering the Symmons Smart Scholarship Design Competition of $4,000 to students who are pursuing careers affiliated in the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design or Architecture. Deadline: January 26, 2015

NOAA's EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Scholarships are up to $35,000 in total support during the junior and senior years. Deadline: January 30, 2015

The Levin Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best 500+ word essay that gets the most social media “buzz.” The essay question is, “Millions of people each year are injured in accidents involving cars and other motor vehicles. What are some ways the law can be changed in order to make our roads and highways safer?” Deadline: January 31, 2015

The Offices of Moseley Collins is offering a $500 scholarship to students who are US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 that are interested in becoming lawyers. The recipient will be chosen based on a 500 word essay discussing why you want to be an attorney and how you would use a law degree to benefit society. Deadline: February 28, 2015

Steamer’s Carpet Care is offering the Steamer’s Carpet Care General Scholarship Award of $500 for the best 400 to 600 word essay detailing your reason and motivation for pursuing higher education. Deadline: March 31, 2015

A Place for Mom is offering five, A Place for Mom’s Senior Care Innovation Scholarships of $1000 available to undergraduate and graduate students studying gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, PT/OT, speech pathology or long-term care administration. Deadline April 15, 2015

CARiD is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the best photo of any aspect of the automotive industry. Applicants must be college students between the ages of 16 and 20. Deadline: April 30, 20145

AllJobOpenings.com is offering the Working Student Scholarship of $2,000 to the student with the best 800 word essay regarding working and balancing time for school. This scholarship is for the 2015-2016 academic year. Deadline: June 15, 2015

ScholarshipPoints is a program in which students earns points by completing online activities. The points can then be redeemed for entries to monthly $1,000 scholarship drawings.

Scholarships in Our Lobby

Applications for some of the above scholarships are also available in the Cal Poly Pomona Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships on the third floor of the CLA Building #98 (the pointy building).

Search Engines

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm is a quick, easy way to see what each search engine appears to offer according to the creators of this website.

FastWeb scholarship search one of the largest, most accurate and most frequently updated scholarship database with more than $3 billion in scholarships.

College Connection Scholarships has been listing free scholarship information, monthly, since 1995.

CollegeNET Mach 25 Scholarship Search database contains over 600,000 awards totaling over $1.6 billion. Keyword Search gives you a quick way to narrow down your choice to a particular scholarship or group of scholarships.

FastAid is a free, private sector scholarship search. 

Nerdscolar Find free money for college and search scholarships from over 10,000 financial aid programs.

Scholarshipexperts website is a fast, easy and free way to find and apply for scholarship.

SchoolSoup.com offers over 250,000 college-specific and private scholarships that you can browse by a variety of categories.

State Scholarships and Grants provide information and websites for California State scholarships. This is an excellent source for free money from countless US scholarships available through the State of California.

Student Scholarship Search allows you to browse and search for a wide variety of scholarship opportunities without having to create an account.

The California Latino Scholarship Directory is a search engine for scholarships for California's Latino students.

The Sallie Mae Scholarship search provides access to an award database containing more than 3 million scholarships worth over 16 billion dollars. The database is expanded and updated daily.

The United Negro College Fund site allows you to search through thousands of different scholarships and grants.

Visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships located in the CLA Bldg. 98, 3rd floor for more outside scholarship opportunities.

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