External Opportunities

  • External Scholarships:* To see a list of available External Scholarships with links to outside organizations, websites, and/or search engines, select “External” under “Opportunities” in the drop-down menu. As a reminder, external scholarships posted on this system do not constitute an endorsement of the corresponding organization, their site’s sponsors, and/or of their products by the University of California, UC Merced, or the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Islamic Scholarship Fund
The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit entity whose mission is to address the underrepresentation of American Muslims in the fields and...
The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit entity whose mission...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2021
  • Award: Varies
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VARIES The Sallie Mae Fund's Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program
The Bridging the Dream Scholarships are available to minority students and those from marginalized or underserved communities, including Black,...
The Bridging the Dream Scholarships are available to minority students...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2021
  • Award: VARIES
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Varies Cyril Smith Scholarship
This scholarship provides college ​scholarships to worthy, deserving and needy students who attended a public high school in the City of Merced for...
This scholarship provides college ​scholarships to worthy, deserving and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500 SAE International Scholarships
SAE scholarships assist in developing the future engineering workforce by helping students achieve their dreams of becoming an engineer.
SAE scholarships assist in developing the future engineering workforce...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500
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Varies Blue Diamond Growers Foundation Scholarship
The Blue Diamond Growers Foundation has been established for promising young students from California who plan to attend, or are attending, a...
The Blue Diamond Growers Foundation has been established for promising...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Foster Care to Success
FC2S partners with organizations, foundations, and individuals to deliver scholarships to foster youth across the country. With this funding and...
FC2S partners with organizations, foundations, and individuals to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Fresno Women's Network
The Fresno Women’s Network has awarded over 100 scholarships to deserving students from the Central Valley continuing their education. We are...
The Fresno Women’s Network has awarded over 100 scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$500-$10,000 JVS Scholarship Program
The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in Los Angeles with need-based financial aid, in the...
The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: $500-$10,000
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Up to $10,000 HENAAC Great Minds In STEM Scholarship
The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United States has to produce more domestic engineers and scientists.
The HENAAC Scholars Program addresses the immense need that the United...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $10,000
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$10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of investment in the next generation of STEM talent. We are committed to...
Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $10,000
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Varies Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship
The Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship is designated to benefit students who have completed 60 college units and/or a Junior status and attended...
The Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship is designated to benefit students...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Programs
Asian Pacific Fund administers 10scholarship programs, each with unique eligibility criteria.
Asian Pacific Fund administers 10scholarship programs, each with unique...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 EB5AN Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurs
What is it? A $1,000 college or university scholarship awarded to aspiring social entrepreneurs. What do I need to do? Write an essay describing...
What is it? A $1,000 college or university scholarship awarded to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
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Varies NAACP Scholarships
POISE Foundation is proud to provide scholarship administration for the National NAACP Scholarship Program. Each year the NAACP, through generous...
POISE Foundation is proud to provide scholarship administration for the...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 B.Davis Scholarship
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as...
  • Deadline: 05/22/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) Scholarship Program
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to...
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to be...
  • Deadline: 05/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$500-$1,000 Ampronix College Scholarship Program
At Ampronix, we strive to give back to the community and that is why we are promoting our College Scholarship Program. We will be giving away a...
At Ampronix, we strive to give back to the community and that is why we...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: $500-$1,000
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$2,500 Redfin Scholarship
Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the...
Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Infantcpr Safebaby Scholarship
InfantCPR.com is offering a scholarship to college students in the amount of $1000. We offer this scholarship twice per year, once in the Fall and...
InfantCPR.com is offering a scholarship to college students in the...
  • Deadline: 08/10/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Race to Inspire Scholarship
Race Entry is an online race registration company that supports students of all disciplines who pursue self-improvement and enhanced health through...
Race Entry is an online race registration company that supports students...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2021
  • Award: $500
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Varies Silicon Valley Community Foundation
SVCF administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school seniors, college and graduate school students, and re-entry students.
SVCF administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school...
  • Deadline: 08/16/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Olive Auto Technology Scholarship
Better education means better technology, which is a cornerstone of our business. Olive one-time scholarship for Technology, Automotive Technology...
Better education means better technology, which is a cornerstone of our...
  • Deadline: 10/20/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 HomeLight Scholarship
We want to support like-minded students who share our passion for improving the world of real estate. That’s why we’re offering a $1,000...
We want to support like-minded students who share our passion for...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Open Education College Scholarships Database
Scholarships can help reduce the overall cost of your college education. Search through our directory of scholarships for financial aid opportunities.
Scholarships can help reduce the overall cost of your college education....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship
Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (collectively, “PG&E”) is awarding scholarships to help further the...
Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation...
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  • Award: Varies
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$500 The Titan Web Agency Bi-Annual Scholarship Program
At Titan Web Agency, we believe it’s our responsibility to give back to the community and help those looking to build a business and are in...
At Titan Web Agency, we believe it’s our responsibility to give back to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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up to $5,000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $5,000
Ended
up to $2,000 Schoolhouse Connection Youth Scholarship Program
The SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program Awards scholarships to ten youth who have experienced homelessness. In addition, it assists youth...
The SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program Awards scholarships to...
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  • Award: up to $2,000
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Up to $20,000 Golden1 Credit Union; Investing in the future
As part of our ongoing effort to invest in California’s future leaders, Golden 1 offers a college scholarship program for our members and their...
As part of our ongoing effort to invest in California’s future leaders,...
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  • Award: Up to $20,000
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Varies United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
The mission of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) is to fulfill the promises and principles of democracy by promoting...
The mission of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies California Strawberry Scholarships
The California Strawberry Scholarship program offers scholarships for the children of California strawberry field workers.
The California Strawberry Scholarship program offers scholarships for...
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  • Award: Varies
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Up to $28,000/ four years The Jackie Robinson Foundation
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire...
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience...
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  • Award: Up to $28,000/ four years
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