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
$1,000 2019 Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education Scholarship
Golden Meadows Kennel is offering a $1,000 Annual College Scholarship! We are dedicated to helping students interested in general animal husbandry...
Golden Meadows Kennel is offering a $1,000 Annual College Scholarship! ...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 02/01/2020
  • 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...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $28,000/ four years
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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 female students enrolled in...
The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) is...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
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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: 06/12/2020
  • 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: 12/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)
APIA Scholars offers a range of scholarships to support APIA students. Click the link to learn more about the requirements and to get started on...
APIA Scholars offers a range of scholarships to support APIA students....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dronethusiast Global Drone Scholarship
At Dronethusiast we understand the cost of studying at a University can be difficult to cover. We also understand that not every person interested...
At Dronethusiast we understand the cost of studying at a University can...
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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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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 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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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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$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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$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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$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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$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 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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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varies Legalzoom Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant
Got an innovative business idea? We’ve got $5000 to get you started. We believe in the power of entrepreneurship. If you have a business startup...
Got an innovative business idea? We’ve got $5000 to get you started. We...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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Varies Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 20th year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school...
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$250-$2,000 CashCourse My Story Essay Contest
CashCourse is excited to announce the My Story Essay Contest Scholarship Program. Submit an essay answering the question: “Describe a financial...
CashCourse is excited to announce the My Story Essay Contest Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250-$2,000
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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, assists youth...
The SHC Youth Leadership and Scholarship Program Awards scholarships to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $2,000
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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
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who provide the primary source of financial support...
The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Couponing in College $1,000 Scholarship Contest
Dealspotr’s bi-annual Couponing in College Scholarship is our opportunity to spread the word about the power of couponing to college students...
Dealspotr’s bi-annual Couponing in College Scholarship is our...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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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 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 Blake Rubin Scholarship
The Blake Rubin Scholarship was created to help future generations get the education needed to prepare for adulthood. Since the price of obtaining...
The Blake Rubin Scholarship was created to help future generations get...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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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,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $20,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
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Varies PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship
2019-2020 Application period begins early February. Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (collectively, “PG&E”)...
2019-2020 Application period begins early February. Pacific Gas and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • 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: Ended
  • Award: $500-$1,000
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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...
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  • Award: up to $5,000
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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...
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  • Award: $1,500
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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...
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  • Award: Up to $10,000
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Up to $5,000 PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship
The Cesar Chavez Foundation, in partnership with PepsiCo, invite students of Latino descent who are beginning or continuing their studies at higher...
The Cesar Chavez Foundation, in partnership with PepsiCo, invite...
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  • Award: Up to $5,000
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