Livermore High School

California Student Aid Commission

Federal Student Aid


College Scholarships


City of Livermore –Commission for the Arts Seniors Arts Award (senior who excel in their art form including liberal arts--see below) Deadline: April 6, 2018

Up to ten $600 awards will be granted to talented graduating high school students.  This competition is not based upon the student’s GPA, but rather upon their accomplishments in the Arts at their school.  Please encourage all artists (of any genre…don’t forget the literary arts) to apply.  A teacher’s recommendation letter and an official high school transcript are required and must be submitted by the application

* Visual (sculpture, painting, photography)

* Literary (poetry, prose, script writing, creative non-fiction)
*Media (film production, videography)
* Performing (dance, music, theater)


Applications are available in the career center filed under "A"  


Deadline of April 6, 2018.  

Livermore Filipino-American Organization, Inc. Scholarship (college-bound seniors-current Fil-Am member*) Deadline: April 30,2018

The purpose of the Livermore Filipino-American Organization, Inc. Scholarship Award is to provide recognition and encouragement to the children of the organization's members to pursue higher education at an accredited college or university.

Three scholarships will be awarded to qualified high school seniors. The first place winner will receive $1000.00, the second place $750.00 and the third place $500.00.

Each applicant must be a current Fil-Am member or a child of a current Fil-Am member. Applicants must be a current high school senior at Livermore High School or Granada High School.
• Academic history and accomplishments
• Extra-curricular activities, honors, and qualifications
• Essay
• Letter(s) of recommendation


Applications are available in the career center filed under  'F'


Deadline: April 30, 2018

Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship (4-year college-bound senior, financial need) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent
  • Low income household
  • G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work
  • Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile
  • Submit application by the March 15th deadline.

United States Institute of Peach Scholarships Essay Contest ()all grades) Deadline: March 15, 2018

For more information and application visit:


Deadline: March 15, 2018

Gabriel and Christin Chiu Review It Scholarship (college-bound senior) Deadline: June 30, 2018

Eligibility Requirements: 

*Have GPA of 2.5 or greater and plan on attending a school in the United States

*Be attending college no later than September 2018


For more information and application visit:


Deadline: June 30, 2018

Kezian Science Scholarship (senior pursuing a science major) Deadline: March 31, 2018

To be Eligible you:

A) Must be at least 18 years of age.

B) Must be attending a College or University in the Fall of 2018

C) Must be a resident of the United States or Canada

D) Must complete the application form, including the essay prior to the deadline


For more information and application visit:

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund--FEEA (seniors whose parent or grandparent is a federal civilian or postal employee) Deadline: March 21, 2018

Individuals Eligible for Scholarships:

a. Children or legal dependents under the age of 25 of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal employees. Blacks in Government (BIG) federal employee members may also sponsor a grandchild.

b. Spouses of full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees.

c. Full- or part-time permanent civilian federal or postal employees. d. Children or grandchildren of members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE).


Applicants with a NARFE sponsor must be high school seniors only; undergraduate students are not eligible. Federal employees, either applying directly or serving as a sponsor, must be employed with the federal government for more than three years as of the scholarship application deadline.


Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.



Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative, unweighted grade point average. Applicants with a grade point average below 3.0 are not eligible to apply.


For more information and application visit:


Deadline: March 21, 2018

NIADA Foundation Scholarship (senior with outstanding academic achievement) Deadline: March 16, 2018

The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually in June at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention.


The scholarship recipients' achievements, combined with their leadership and community endeavors are sure to make them an asset to any institution of higher learning.




For more information and application visit:


Deadline: March 16, 2018

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship (senior pursuing mechanical engineering) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. Resident
  • Open to all applicants - freshman through senior
  • Required major: mechanical engineering
  • GPA requirements: 3.5 for high school applicants and a 3.0 cumulative college GPA for upperclassmen
  • SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above
  • Required documents include: official high school transcript and/or college transcripts; SAT/ACT scores; completed FAFSA form; two letters of recommendation - one from an advisor of a related extracurricular activity; and an essay that outlines financial need and career interest
  • Other: preference given to Kettering University students; participation in extracurricular activities relating to academic degree or career intent (such as, but not limited to, CDS projects) that indicates leadership potential


For more information visit:


Deadline: March 15, 2018

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship (senior pursuing engineering degree/financial need) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. Resident
  • Open to all applicants - freshman through senior at an ABETaccredited program college or university
  • 3.5 or better for high school applicants
  • SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above
  • Financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form
  • One letter of recommendation


Deadline: March 15, 2018

BMW Engineering Scholarship (senior pursuing engineering or related science degree) Deadline: March 15, 2018

  • U.S. resident.
  • 3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required).
  • Rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores.
  • Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program.


For more information and application visit:


Deadline: March 15, 2018

California Alarm Association Youth Scholarship Program (senior--children of law enforcement & fire service personnel) Deadline: March 30, 2018

For more information and application visit:



Deadline: March 30, 2018

SELF Student Education Loan Fund (seniors)

Interest Free Loans for Livermore Students


Apply today for up to $2,500 per year to attend college or trade school 


Apply online at:

The Make Sense Foundation (college-bound female senior) Deadline March 31, 2018

The Make Sense Foundation will award ten $10,000 Scholarships to selected applicants!

Applicant must be a female living in the United States earning a GPA of at least 3.0 who is preparing to enter any level of college this fall. In accordance with the mission of the Foundation, significant consideration will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need.


For more information and application visit:


March 31, 2018

Bay Area All Star Scholarship Team Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Award (college-bound senior, minimum GPA 3.0 10-12 grade)

If you applied for this scholarship online,  please see Mrs. Shill immediately  

Hindu Community and Cultural Center/Shiva Vishnu Temple of Livermore Scholarship (college-bound senior) Deadline:April 12, 2018

The Hindu Community and Cultural Center / Shiva Vishnu Temple of Livermore Scholarship Application.  Finalists will be selected on overall GPA, community service, leadership, positive interaction and outreach with students of diverse backgrounds, along with a student essay.



For more information and application click below:


Deadline: April 12, 2018

Amigos Unidos Hispanic Employees Association (senior of Hispanic/Latino Descent) Deadline: March 30, 2018

1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a public or private accredited university, community college, approved vocational school, or approved trades apprenticeship full-time in Fall Semester/Quarter 2018.
2. The applicant must currently be a student or recent graduate in the following counties: Alameda, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus.
3. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. legal residents of Hispanic/Latino Descent.
4. Must hold a 2.50 or better GPA on a 4.00 scale.


For more information and application  



Deadline: March 30, 2018

Eula Mae Jett Scholarship-Alameda County Legal Secretaries Association (college-bound senior pursuing a career in the legal field) Deadline: March 21, 2018

Scholar is offered to those who are desiring a career in the legal field. “Legal field” shall be interpreted and defined as (i) legal
secretary; (ii) legal assistant (including paralegal); (iii) court reporter; and, (iv) law office

Category A - High School Senior
Applicants shall be high school seniors who will have successfully completed high school
by the end of June 2018, and will be enrolled in the fall semester immediately following
the school year in a college or business school in California.


For application and more information visit:


Deadline: March 21, 2018

Stanford Health Care ValleyCare Medical Staff Scholarships (seniors planning to pursue a medical field of study, min GPA 3.0) Deadline: March 24, 2018


Category A

Five (5) at $4000 – Each scholarship paid at $1,000 per year for 4 years.




Three (2) at $1000 – Each scholarship paid at $500 per year for 2 years.




Applications for this scholarship must be received by the Scholarship Chair on or before March 24. The following material must be included:
1. Completed application.
2. Official transcript of High School records (Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA).
3. Two brief letters of recommendation from the following:
a. High School Counselor (if available), teacher or Dean of students (one letter).
b. Past employer, or other community volunteer leader (one letter).
4. Letter of acceptance from the college/university or technical school the student will attend. (Copies are accepted). More than one letter of acceptance can be submitted if the student has not decided which school he/she will attend.
5. Brief letter from the applicant stating reasons for applying for this scholarship and the goals applicant has for his or her chosen field.


For application and more information visit:


Deadline: March 24, 2018



Society of Women Engineers--Mt. Diablo Section (4-year college-bound female senior majoring in engineering) Deadline: April 6, 2018

Rules of eligibility are:

1. Be a female in her senior year of a local high school.

2. Apply to an accredited engineering school.

3. Submit proof of acceptance in a four-year accredited university for the Fall of 2018.

4. Declare an engineering major. Double majors are not eligible for this scholarship

if one is outside an engineering discipline.

5. Use this one-time scholarship during the 2018-2019 school year at a four-year college majoring in engineering


For more information and scholarship visit:


Deadline: April 6, 2018

Soledad Fernandez Scholarship, Sponsored by Filipino Advocates for Justice ( senior, at least 50% Filipino) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


Scholarship can be found in the career center filed under 'S'


Deadline: March 18, 2018



Wa Sung Community Service Club Merit Award Scholarship (college-bound senior of Asian descent ) Deadline: April 2, 2018

Selection of awardees will be based upon individual scholastic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities, work experience, community service, and financial need.


Applications are available in the career center filed under 'W'


Deadline: April 2, 2018

P.E.O. Scholarship for Women Students, BG Chapter Nissen/Hansen Scholarship (college-bound, female senior) Deadline: April 6, 2018

Applications are available in the career center filed under 'N'


Deadline: April 6, 2018

Microsoft Disability Scholarship (2- or 4-year college-bound senior living with a disability as defined by WHO*) Deadline: March 15, 2018


To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
  • Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
  • Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field  (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  • Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  • Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.
  • Enrollment status must be full-time or half time.

For more information and application visit: 


Deadline:March 15, 2018

USPAACC Scholarships (senior of Asian or pacific Island heritage) Deadline: March 10, 2018


For more information and scholarship


Deadline: March 10, 2018

Pathfinder Chapter, a local chapter, of the American Business Women's Association (4-year college-bound female senior) Deadline March 31, 2018



Amount of Scholarship:                $2,000


Scholarship Guidelines:


  • Scholarship is for a one-time issuance and is not renewable.
  • The check for the award is issued to the educational institution and the student jointly.
  • Funds are to be used for tuition, books and fees only.
  • ABWA members and non-members may apply.
  • Only the first ten (10) complete eligible applications will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees who makes the selection.
  • At least three eligible applications must be received to make the award.


Candidate Eligibility Requirements:


  • Are you a female, U.S. citizen?
  • Are you a resident of Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa, East Contra Costa, or San Joaquin Counties?
  • Will you be at least a college freshman in August 2018?
  • Will you be attending an accredited U.S. college or university that offers a baccalaureate degree in August 2018?
  • Do you maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale?




Your application must be completed online and will include the following:


  • Applicants must complete in full the Impact Scholarship online application.
  • Applicants must complete a short biographical section which includes career objectives, educational goals and any other pertinent information.
  • Applicants must submit an official transcript to:  The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF), 9820 Metcalf Ave., Ste. 110 Overland Park, KS 66212.
  • Applicant must upload three (3) professional letters of Reference.


For more information visit:

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Livermore Lioness Club Nina Abbott Memorial Award (2-or 4-year college-bound senior) Deadline: March 12, 2018

Application are available in the career center filed under 'L'


Deadline: March 12, 2018

Omega Phi Phi Fraternity Incorporated "Friendship Is Essential To the Soul" (4-year college-bound African-American senior) Deadline: April 1, 2018

Additional Eligibility Requirements

*Minimum cumulative GAP of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

*Active in Community Service Initiatives

*Sense of responsibility and humane qualities




Applications are available in the career center filed under 'O'


Deadline: April 1, 2018



BioRad Science and Engineering Scholarship (Senior) Deadline: March 16, 2018

Bio-Rad, a global life science research and clinical diagnostics company, remains committed to its mission of advancing research and improving lives worldwide through innovative scientific products and services. The company's scholarship program is an extension of this mission.

The Bio-Rad Scholarship Program seeks to assist graduating high school students near our Hercules campus who wish to pursue careers in science and engineering. The program provides financial assistance to deserving students so they can continue their pursuit of science and engineering in higher education.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit. There are two levels of scholarships awarded: Ten Bio-Rad Scholarships at $1,500 and one Ron Mardigian scholarship for $3,000.  All applicants are automatically considered for both scholarships.

The program is available to students attending high school within the following counties in California:

1.       Solano County

2.       Alameda County

3.       Contra Costa County 


The following must be submitted: 

  •  The one page Bio-Rad scholarship application.
  •  High School Transcripts
  •  Two letters of recommendation (from a teacher, school counselor, or community     leader)
  •  Essay, must be at least 400 words (1.5) pages typed and double-spaced on 8.5” x   11” paper

For more information and application:


Completed applications are due by March 16, 2018. Applicants who are selected to receive a Bio-Rad Scholarship will be notified not later than April 15, 2018.


Splawn Scholarship (senior, Financial Need) Deadline:April 15, 2018

Scholarship Requirements
1) High School Senior (graduating)
2) CA resident
3) Financial need
4) Academics (2.6 GPA and above)

5) Employment: Paid or unpaid
Community Service
Extracurricular Activities

Please note that we encourage students to apply that have extraordinary circumstances in their lives as well as students who may not have the chance to attend college without financial assistance. We are looking for students that understand and exemplify the meaning of "hard work".

High school seniors chosen as recipients of the Splawn Scholarship have a chance to renew the scholarship once yearly while they are in college. Renewals take place in the Fall of every year.


Scholarship Application
1) Online application (entire application must be completed)
2) Current year transcript
3) Current (2018) Letter of recommendation (may be from counselor, teacher, employer, etc.)
4) 1-2 page essay on a selected topic
5) Current year FAFSA Summary Report (for 2018 - 2019 academic school year)

6) Typical Weekly Schedule (for Spring 2018)

The Splawn Scholarship requires that all the documents be scanned and uploaded directly to the website. If this is a problem for any of the students, please contact me and I will make arrangements.



***Please make sure to copy and paste the website address as it will create an error if you click the link***

The deadline for the scholarship is Sunday, April 15, 2017 by 11:59PM.


Tri-Valley Retired Educators' Scholarship (4-year college-bound senior pursuing a career in education) Deadline: March 23, 2018

A very important part of your application is an essay explaining your interest in teaching and your plan for reaching your goal.


Applications are available in the career center filed under 'T"


Deadline: March 23, 2018

2018 The NETwork (formerly Community NETwork ) Scholarship Program (African American seniors) Deadline: March 19, 2018

Each year we award thousands of dollars to deserving students and want to continue this effort.  All the students have to do is simply apply.  Please share this scholastic opportunity (and application link) with your eligible senior students, fellow teachers, teachers and counselors at other schools, family and friends.


Application Deadline:  Monday, March 19, 2018

Eligibility: Both male and female African American high school seniors

Application Link:


Items required from each student to complete a full application (Additional instructions and requirements & eligibility information is listed on the application):

  •         Completely filled out online application form
  •         1 Letter of Recommendation
  •         Essay
  •         Personal Photo
  •         Current HS Transcript

Leo R. Croce School Scholarship (4-year college-bound seniors who attended Croce*) Deadline: March 23, 2018

*for at least two years


While not required, consideration is given to students who plan a career in education  


Applications are available in the career center filed under 'C'


Deadline: March 23, 2018

2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival (senior of Japanese American descent) Deadline: March 08, 2018

Additional Eligibility: GPA minimum 2.5 on a scale of 4.0

Applicant should be actively involved in her or his local community

Applications are available in the career center filed under 'C'
Deadline: March 11, 2017

George P. Scotlan, Reynolds and Morgan Family Scholarships (4-year college-bound senior, must show financial need) Deadline: April 30,2018

Additional Eligibility Criteria: must have a record of community service/involvement for at least two years, minimum GPA 3.0, and a native born U.S. citizen
Applications are filed under ‘S’ or online at
Deadline: April 30, 2018

Robert T. Nahas Scholarship (4-year college-bound senior athlete) Deadline: April 30, 2018

Eligibility Criteria: must have a record of community service/involvement for at least two years, minimum GPA 3.0, competed in a competitive sports program for at least two years, and a native born U.S. citizen
Applications are available in the career center filed under 'N
Deadline: April 30, 2018

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program (seniors) Deadline: June 14, 2018

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 11th year.


We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.


Scholarship Deadline   -  June 14, 2018.


Application Process

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:

Full details are available on our site.

Hearthstone (seniors -- demonstrate financial need or live in low-income housing) Deadline:March 31, 2018

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund 

Many students struggle to obtain a college degree due to the rising costs of education in this country. To address this need, the Hearthstone Scholarship Fund was established in 2009. Since its inception, the Hearthstone Scholarship Committee has awarded $800,000 in scholarships to students from California, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000

To be eligible for a Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:


  • Be from a low-income household or demonstrate financial need. 

  • Be 15-25 years of age as of 3/31/2018.

  • Be a resident of a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or be a resident in a county where a Hearthstone Housing property is located. To view a list of eligible counties, please visit

  • Be one of the following: 

    • A full-time high school student  

      • Requesting support for college preparation courses, fees related to the college application process or other activities that are       academically enriching, or

      • Attending a college, university, or trade school full-time in fall 2018.

    • A full-time college student.

  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA for current high school students and college-bound freshmen, or a 2.75 GPA for current college students.

  • Be available for a phone interview in May 2018.

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship (junior student-athletes) Deadline: May 31, 2018

Who is Eligible:

Eligibility now extends to any high school junior (Class of 2019) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports


Students may apply online at:


Deadline: May 31, 2018

Italian American Federation of the East Bay (seniors of Italian descent) Deadline: March 15, 2018

For more information and application visit,  then click on Forms


Deadline: March 15, 2018

Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California (college-bound senior of Portuguese descent) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Minimum 3.5 total weighted GPA for grades 9-12


Applications are available in the career center filed under  'C'


Deadline: March 15, 2018

Italian Catholic Federation (Roman Catholic seniors of Italian Descent) Deadline: March 15, 2018

Must have a cumulative GPA of at Least 3.2--calculated from grade 9 to 1st trimester of grade 12.


For more information and application visit


Deadline: March 15, 2018



Big Sun Scholarship (student athletes) Deadline: June 19, 2018

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.


Deadline               -      June 19, 2018    

Amount of Award  -        $500.00


The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..


Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.


California Association of Wine Grape Growers Foundation (seniors*) Deadline: March 16, 2018

*whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a wine grape grower.  


More information and application can be found by visiting


Paper applications are also available in the career center filed under 'G'


Deadline: March 16, 2018

B. Davis Scholarship (essay contest for juniors and seniors) Deadline: May 22, 2018

For more information and application visit:



The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018


Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program (4 -year college-bound seniors attending specific schools*)

*There are a number of universities offering varying scholarship programs.  Come to the career center to take a look.  There is also an online version of the information provided at


Information booklet filed under 'W'  

The Mony Nop Foundation--Opening Doors Changing Lives

How can I participate in the scholarship program?


Identify a class, program, camp, or conference in the areas of visual or performing arts, sports and

athletics, or leadership development that you would like to participate in. Camp/Programs include: LARPD, East Bay Regional Park District, Summer Art at the Bothwell, Tri-Valley YMCA, Cal Berkeley Youth Camps, Nike Sports Camps, Stanford Summer Youth Camps, City of Pleasanton--Leaders in Training Program 


Complete and submit the Mony Nop Foundation application.


If you are selected to participate in the program, you will be required to complete a predetermined

number of volunteer hours in order to receive scholarship funds.


What are the criteria to be met to participate?


Have a minimum current GPA of at least 2.0

Agree to donate a minimum of 10 hours of community service.

Provide at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or your school Principal.


Contact Mony Nop Foundation for more information                Funds are limited, so apply today