Scholarship Database

 Search for Scholarships

Here you will find local scholarships along with a few national scholarships and scholarship search engines. Scholarships are added to the list as soon as the application becomes available. Keep in mind that many of our local scholarships do not become available until the second semester, so regularly check the list. Also, each college offers scholarships so be sure to visit the website of the college that you’ll be attending.


National Scholarship Search Engines

Below are scholarship search engines where you can browse national scholarships that may be of interest to you. Subjects to browse: career field, degree/major, interests (band, agriculture, company/business names, etc.).

Local Shasta County Database

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Scholarship NameBrief descriptionDue DateAmountWebsite
AES Engineering ScholarshipNot required to be taking Engineering courses to be elligible. Awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.and intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.10/05/2020$500
American Legion Auxiliary Post 720See Counseling for Details$500
Andy Peek Livestock Endowed ScholarshipGraduating high school senior or undergraduate student presently or planning to attend a junior college, state college, or university
Plans to major in Agricultural Studies (with a special emphasis in the livestock industry).
Asphalt Cowboys ScholarshipAwarded to a graduating senior enrolled in any high school, public or private, in Shasta County. And also past Shasta County graduates, Local Explorer Cadets and individuals in an ROP Program, intending on, or being already involved in Law Enforcement programs, not otherwise paid for by Law Enforcement entities.
Seeking individuals with a record of volunteerism in the Shasta County community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, plan to attend or are attending a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.
Beverage Industry ScholarshipMust be dependent of parent or grandparent employed with a company holding a valid CA beverage alcohol license and planning to attend a 4 yr. university.03/01/2020$3000 - $6000
Butte College FoundationA graduating senior who plans to be enrolled in at least 12 units per semester at Butte College.Mid March 2020Varies
California Association of Winegrape GrowersOnly children with a parent or legal guardian employed by a California winegrape grower during the current or past growing season are eligible to apply. The two 4-year scholarships provide a total of $8,000 each for any campus in the University of California or California State University system. The four 2-year scholarships provide a total of $2,000 each at any California community college. Students may study the subject of their choice. 03/06/2020$2000 - $8000
California Native Plant SocietyApplicants must be entering a 4-year college/university program in the 2018/2019 school year with a natural science related major such as environmental science, biology, or botany. Plant science or botany majors will be given preference.05/03/2020Up to $2000
California Nursing Career ScholarshipsThis website provides scholarships to enter the nursing field.VariesVaries
California Transportation Foundation Caltrans District 2 Employee ScholarshipMultiple scholarships for High school seniors or college undergraduate students living in Caltrans District 2 (includes the counties of Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity and portions of Butte and Sierra), who are sponsored by a District 2 Caltrans employee, are eligible to apply. Varies$1,000
Campus Visit Scholarship - Simpson UniversityUndergraduate students who attend one of Simpson University’s campus visit events prior to the start of the fall 2018 semester will qualify for a $1,000 renewable scholarship. In order to qualify for the Campus Visit Scholarship, a student must register for one of the campus visit events onlineand must attend all segments of the event.Attend visitor event$1,000
Caners FoundationFor students who are interested in pursuing an education and career in horticulture to all two year and four year colleges from which a horticulture degree can be obtained.While grades are important, a B student who participates in horticulture related activities may be selected over the A student who does not participate in FFA or 4-H or other related activities.03/15/2020Varies
College Board ScholarshipsCollege Board Opportunity Scholarships - The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020. This program is open to students regardless of their family income. At least half of all the scholarships (over $2 million) will be designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. OngoingUp to $40,000
College Options Summer Program Scholarship
Gives assistance to help Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity County 9th to 11th graders attend an academic enrichment program offered on a college or university campus during the summer.03/24/2020
Don and Debbie Bankson ScholarshipGraduating from a Shasta County High School. Volunteered a minimum of 100 hours within the community during high school. Priority consideration for students who volunteer annually at Turtle Bay Exploration.03/11/2020$1,000
Dr Roz Zufall ScholarshipAn interest in pursing a health-care career (dentistry or any other health career choice).04/2020$600
Eva Johnson MemorialFormer Head Start (could be any Head Start) children who are graduating from high school and have plans to attend college or trade school.04/03/2020$1,000
FFA (Future Farmers of America) ScholarshipsMay and may not need to be FFA member. The selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.01/15/2020Varies
Grotefend ScholarshipShasta County high school seniors who have attended all four years of high school at a Shasta County high school, and will attend college in California.03/02/2020Up to $5000
Gustafson Fritz Scholarship for Women of Trinity & Shasta County
Any woman graduating from a high school in Trinity or Shasta County can apply for the scholarship for a two year or four year college/university, vocational or trade school.

Horatio Alger AssociationMultiple scholarships available. For critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required); Integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; being involved in community activities. Varies$6,000 - $10,000
Indian EducationA list of student programs scholarship resources for students of Native American descent.VariesVaries
Kelly Moravec: Honors in the Face of Medical AdversityThe Fund was established to honor the overcoming of medical adversities and to encourage continued education beyond high school through the awarding of scholarships, awards, and gifts for academic achievement, and the facilitation of connecting students for resource networking and peer support.03/11/2020$1,000
Key Club ScholarshipStudents must be dues paying involved members of their high school Key Club and be graduating from Foothill, Shasta or Enterprise High. 03/11/2020
McConnell Foundation Scholars ProgramMust attend a high school in Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, or Modoc County. Also includes Hoopa High School and Big Valley High School. 03/05/2020$30,000 total; may be used over the course of six years.
Military ScholarshipsA website that lists scholarship options and resources for those intersted in entering the military field.VariesVaries
Nor Cal Retired Coaches AssociationMust be graduating from a high school in Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama or Trinity County in 2019-20. Student must a minimum GPA of 2.75 and have participated in at least two seasons of Varsity-level, CIF sport(s) while in high school (traveling teams not connected to high school do not qualify). The two seasons do not have to be in the same sport.03/14/2020$1,200
Phillip M. Dowd memorialThe Philip M. Dowd Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for college bound students pursuing a degree in Public Affairs/Administration or Political Science & Government who have endured hardship and/or overcome obstacles to achieve their goals.03/06/2020$1,000
Pine Cone FoundationFor learning disabled students who wish to attend a California community college. We provide year-round support for 3 years that can total up to $3,500. 04/01/2020$500
Pit River Tribe ScholarshipVarious scholarships offered. Tribal Verification necessary for scholarship applications.VariesVaries
Portuguese Historical and Cultural SocietyApplicants must be a high school senior; be of Portuguese descent; achieve a GPA of 3.5 or better.03/16/2020Varies
Prudence Rose Kennedy Scholarship - Medical AdversityFrom Shasta County; Diagnosed with a severe medical condition (preferred consideration for students diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis); Plan to attend an accredited trade school, community college or 4 yr university the fall following high school graduation.03/11/2020$1,000
Redding Bank of Commerce Kenneth R GiffordGraduating high school senior attending school in one of theses eligible counties:
Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama, Glenn, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento. Minimum 3.0 GPA during senior year of high school. Plans to enroll as a full-time college student the fall semester following high school graduation. May NOT be an employee, and is NOT a family member of an employee of Redding Bank of Commerce or Sacramento Bank of Commerce, a division of Redding Bank of Commerce.

Redding Chamber of CommerceAll graduating high school seniors. Children or grandchildren of Chamber members and their employees. Applications are generally available in the Spring.05/2020$500 and up
Redding Dirt Riders/ Travis Hagler MemorialMust be a dirt bike rider enthusiast or have an interest in pursuing an education in small engine mechanics. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 Must reside in the Redding, California area. Must enroll in Fall semester following High School graduation for vocational school, community college, or 4-year University.5/1/2020$500
Redding Rancheria Community EducationThe Native American Education Scholarship provides funding for Native American students currently enrolled at a college, university or trade school. It provides (5) recipients with a financial award up to $500 towards tuition, books and other school related costs.Varies$500
Redding Rodeo AssociationScholarship application is open to all graduating Shasta County high school students, they do not need to be affiliated with the Association.
Redding Rodeo Association is pleased to be able to offer a scholarship to a graduating high school senior.
REU "Powering Redding's Future" ScholarshipREU "Powering Redding’s Future" College Scholarship and Community College/Technical Grant Program; a special program to award up to $50,000 in college scholarships and technical school grants for local students. Up to 18 local students will receive up to $5,000 each in scholarships and grants. Local technical and trade school applicants are eligible for the Community College/Technical School Grant Program.03/11/2020$3500-$5000
Roy H. Richards Jr. Memorial Scholarshipavailable to students pursuing an education in Forestry and who will be attending, full time during the 2018/2019 school year, a University or College with a Forestry Program accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF) OR a Junior College with transferable credits to an accredited Forestry Program. 03/05/2020$1500
Shasta Association of RealtorsThe Shasta Association of REALTORS® ("Association") provides scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are taking classes to further their educational goals. The scholarships are available to REALTOR® members and their immediate families.4/20/2020$500 +
Shasta Builders ExchangeThe SBE Community Fund Scholarship is open to the children of owners or key employees of regular SBE members firms in good standing. A written recommendation from the firm’s owner must accompany applications from children of key employees. Students must be entering or continuing enrollment in a university, college, community college or trade school.Ongoing
Shasta County 4HGraduating Senior. Enrolled in Shasta County 4-H for at least the past three years: sophomore, junior, and senior years.VariesVaries
Shasta Regional FoundationDozens of local scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors from area high schools each year. Many of these scholarships are also renewable for college students.VariesVaries
Shasta-Trinity BarThe purpose of the scholarship is to promote the practice of law in Shasta and Trinity Counties by supporting local students who are bound for post-secondary education and who have an interest in improving their communities as legal professionals. The scholarships will be need and merit based and will be open to graduating high school and post-secondary students in amounts up to $1,000. 04/27/2019$1,000
Sierra Pacific IndustriesA scholarship opportunity to new or returning college-bound or trade school-bound dependent children (up to age 26) of its employees,02/28/2020$500-$5000
Snaps for College16 years and older and living within the radio station's market area. Social media sweepstakes site.Ongoing/ WeeklyPrizes
Sons of ItalyApplicant must be wholly or partially of Italian decent and enrolling in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Communitynt the following fall. 03/01/2020$500-$5000
Sons of the American LegionA variety of scholarships available for members of the American Legion and their children.04/15/2020Varies
The Redding Bank of CommerceGraduating High School Senior residing in the counties of Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama, Glenn, Colusa, Placer, and Sacramento. Student has maintained a 3.0 GPA in their senior year
Student intends to enroll as a full-time college student within 12 months of graduation (proof of enrollment will be required before funds are distributed)
The Redding Regional Chapter Safari ClubThe Redding Regional Chapter of Safari Club International is pleased to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship to a high school senior in the Redding region who enjoys the outdoors and plans to enroll in a 2 or 4-year college in natural resource management or
related fields.
Top of the State Junior GolfShasta or Tehama County organized golf program participant03/11/2020
Tri-Counties BankThe Bank has established an endowment through the Shasta Regional Community Foundation to help sustain this important service, and provides additional funding totaling over $100,000 each year for scholarships for college-bound youth ( both for Community College and 4-Year Public and Private Institutions).3/11/2020$1000-$1500
VESTRAAwards are based on academic performance, leadership, and career interest. Preference is given to students that have completed either calculus or statistics, or other advanced classes in math and science. 3.5 GPA or higherSee websiteVaries
Young Cancer Survivor ScholarshipsA resource page for scholarships for cancer survivors, children of cancer patients etc.VariesVaries
Youth on Course ScholarshipYou must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a member of Youth on Course. Scholarships are both need and merit based.
You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded.

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