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 UCM Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$5,000 ASCO Engineering College Scholarship
The ASCO scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to...
The ASCO scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $5,000
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Up to $29,000 for 4 years The Dream.US Scholarship
The Dream.US is a multimillion dollar National Scholarship Fund for undocumented students, created to help immigrant youth who have received...
The Dream.US is a multimillion dollar National Scholarship Fund for...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: Up to $29,000 for 4 years
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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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,500
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Varies Cyril Smith Scholarship
2018-2019 Application will open mid January 2018. This scholarship provides college ​scholarships to worthy, deserving and needy students who...
2018-2019 Application will open mid January 2018. This scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Fresno Women's Network
The scholarship program is a major part of the Fresno Women’s Network purpose to promote the professional and personal development of both men and...
The scholarship program is a major part of the Fresno Women’s Network...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$500-$10,000 JVS Scholarship Program
2018-2019 Application period begins early January. The JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in...
2018-2019 Application period begins early January. The JVS...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $500-$10,000
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up to $5,000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund
2018-2019 application period opens early January 2018. The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college...
2018-2019 application period opens early January 2018. The HSF...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2018
  • Award: up to $5,000
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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: 04/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship
2018-2019 Application period opens mid January. The Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship is designated to benefit students who have completed 60...
2018-2019 Application period opens mid January. The Virginia Smith Trust...
  • Deadline: 04/14/2018
  • Award: Varies
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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: 04/30/2018
  • Award: Up to $10,000
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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: 05/01/2018
  • Award: $500-$1,000
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Varies PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship
2018-2019 Application period begins early February. Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (collectively,...
2018-2019 Application period begins early February. Pacific Gas and...
  • Deadline: 05/02/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Karl Jobst DDS Charity and Scholarship
The Karl Jobst scholarship was created to provide support aspiring dentists, dental hygienists and those who wish to work in academia. Students...
The Karl Jobst scholarship was created to provide support aspiring...
  • Deadline: 05/30/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott and Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A and F scholarships...
Abbott and Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping...
  • Deadline: 06/12/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 PrizeRebel College Scholarship
We believe education is essential to the growth of the next generation of students as leaders. In order to support that belief, we’ve created the...
We believe education is essential to the growth of the next generation...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Visit07/31/2018
$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: 08/14/2018
  • Award: $500
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up to $2,000 EtailPro Entrepreneur Scholarship
To help any rising freshman or currently enrolled student with aspirations of being an entrepreneur, we’ve created the 2017 EtailPro Scholarship....
To help any rising freshman or currently enrolled student with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: up to $2,000
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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....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ronald McDonald House Charities
2017-2018 Application period will open in the Fall. Scholarships are for students in the United States living in areas where there are...
2017-2018 Application period will open in the Fall. Scholarships are for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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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:
  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Garden Club of America
The GCA now offers 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships and awards in the areas of horticulture and its related disciplines.
The GCA now offers 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships and awards...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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$500 Headphone Selection Annual Scholarship
Headphone Selection is proud to be offering a new scholarship with the hope of providing some financial assistance. Education is arguably the best...
Headphone Selection is proud to be offering a new scholarship with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500 PGM's Scholarship Program
Open to undergraduate students pursuing a career in computer science and demonstrates an interest in the health care industry. The scholarship...
Open to undergraduate students pursuing a career in computer science and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000 DeviceLab Scholarship Program
DeviceLab is eager to sponsor the coming generation of talent in the field of medical device engineering by offering an annual scholarship. $1,000...
DeviceLab is eager to sponsor the coming generation of talent in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW)
The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) is currently accepting scholarship applications for 2017. Female students enrolled in...
The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 Ben Turnage Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship
Business leaders of Hispanic heritage are a powerful, driving force in today’s business world. At JAMAS Capital Management, we want to foster the...
Business leaders of Hispanic heritage are a powerful, driving force in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship
In order to further Bella Ballroom’s mission to provide opportunities to young, emerging artists, we are proud to sponsor an annual scholarship...
In order to further Bella Ballroom’s mission to provide opportunities to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Live Your Dream; Education and Training Awards for Women
2017-2018 Application period begins July 1st. The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who...
2017-2018 Application period begins July 1st. The Soroptimist Live Your...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$250-$1,500 CashCourse My Story Essay Contest
CashCourse is excited to announce that the My Story Essay Contest is now open for 2017. Submit an essay answering the question: “Describe one of...
CashCourse is excited to announce that the My Story Essay Contest is now...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250-$1,500
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Up to $20,000 Golden1 Credit Union; Investing in the future
Spring 2018 Application period begins early October. As part of our ongoing effort to invest in California’s future leaders, Golden 1 offers a...
Spring 2018 Application period begins early October. As part of our...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $20,000
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$1,000 Looking Beyond College Scholarship Essay Contest
MDG Advertising wants to help YOU pay for college! Students, think you have what it takes to win a $1,000 scholarship from one of the best...
MDG Advertising wants to help YOU pay for college! Students, think you...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$3,000 Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist students affected by mesothelioma. Applicants might have seen a loved one fight mesothelioma, lost a loved...
This scholarship is intended to assist students affected by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 UnCommonGoods Scholarship
Here at UncommonGoods, we know it isn’t always easy when you’re just starting out in a creative field of study. So, we’re offering a scholarship to...
Here at UncommonGoods, we know it isn’t always easy when you’re just...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$3,000 Grey Smoke Media Scholarship
Grey Smoke media believes in corporate social responsibility and the need to give back to youth pursuing a post-secondary education. As a result,...
Grey Smoke media believes in corporate social responsibility and the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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3-$1,000 Growing Generations Scholarship
Growing Generations provides surrogacy and egg donation services within the U.S. to clients from around the world. We bring together all of the...
Growing Generations provides surrogacy and egg donation services within...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3-$1,000
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$2,000 StudySoup First in Family Scholarship
Becoming a first-generation college student is a tremendous honor. We’re looking to support one student who demonstrates leadership qualities,...
Becoming a first-generation college student is a tremendous honor. We’re...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
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$3,000 ZipRecruiter Scholarship
ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in our Autumn 2017...
ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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$1,000 Distillery Scholarship Program
Distillery is pleased to support the next generation of software design and development professionals by providing a scholarship of $1,000 to a...
Distillery is pleased to support the next generation of software design...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Murrietta Circuits Scholarship Opportunity
For the 2018 Spring Semester, Murrietta Circuits will be offering a $500 scholarship to a Student Veteran and/or Child Of A Veteran, who writes a...
For the 2018 Spring Semester, Murrietta Circuits will be offering a $500...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $28,000/ four years The Jackie Robinson Foundation
2017-2018 Application period begins November 1st. The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only...
2017-2018 Application period begins November 1st. The Jackie Robinson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $28,000/ four years
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