External Opportunities

External scholarship opportunities are funding opportunities offered by individual donors, businesses, organizations, or foundations outside of the Los Medanos College Foundation. To learn more about these various scholarship opportunities, please review the scholarship listings below.

This information is offered for informational purposes only and does not imply any endorsement from Los Medanos College. The links below will take you to external websites for scholarship opportunities. Follow the instructions carefully and contact the organization directly for questions or assistance.

For more information on LMC Foundation Scholarships select the Opportunities tab at the top left and select “Ours.”

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Up to $2,000 Soroptimist Live your Dream Award
The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligible applicants can submit their application between August 1 – November 15....
The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligible...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
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Up to $55,000 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Minimum Criteria: Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients are selected from a nationwide applicant pool each year. As minimum criteria,...
Minimum Criteria: Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2022
  • Award: Up to $55,000
Visit01/10/2022
Up to $4,000.00 Return to School Scholarship
Up to $4,000 will be awarded to a returning student. Requirements for Application: 1. Student must be a high school graduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA...
Up to $4,000 will be awarded to a returning student. Requirements for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2022
  • Award: Up to $4,000.00
Visit04/01/2022
Up to $3,000.00 Spotlight on You
Up to $3,000 awarded to vocational or career technology educational program students. Assistance League of Diablo Valley shall provide funding for...
Up to $3,000 awarded to vocational or career technology educational...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2022
  • Award: Up to $3,000.00
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Up to $1200.00 Real Estate Endowment Fund Scholarships
The Real Estate Education Scholarship Program is a scholarship program for eligible, economically disadvantaged students. Awards are for students...
The Real Estate Education Scholarship Program is a scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Up to $1200.00
Visit04/30/2022
$1,000.00 (applications accepted year round) AWS American Welding Society
Purpose The AWS Welder Training Scholarship is for students seeking welder training in a program up to two years through a trade school, community...
Purpose The AWS Welder Training Scholarship is for students seeking...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00 (applications accepted year round)
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Up to $5,000 Gilman-McCain Scholarship
The U.S. Department of State’s Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for undergraduate child dependents of active duty service...
The U.S. Department of State’s Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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Up to $2500.00 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the generosity of Horatio Alger Association Members, Jim F. Dicke II and Dennis...
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $2500.00
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varies John Burton Foundation
Offers a variety of direct service initiatives to assist foster youth and former foster youth enrolled in CA colleges and universities.
Offers a variety of direct service initiatives to assist foster youth...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
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Amounts and deadline dates vary Thurgood Marshall College Fund
The Thurgood Marshall College fund offers several scholarship opportunities. Deadlines, eligibility criteria and application processes vary. For...
The Thurgood Marshall College fund offers several scholarship...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Amounts and deadline dates vary
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Varies WORKING WOMEN’S SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) Oakland/Bay Area Chapter is accepting applications for the Working Women Scholarship 2019 NCBW...
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) Oakland/Bay Area...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 - $18,000 Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) Scholarship
Scholarships for California Women in Various Fields of Study Helping women reach for the stars! SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORIES • Female attending college...
Scholarships for California Women in Various Fields of Study Helping...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $18,000
Ended
Up to $9,500.00 NOAA's Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship recognizes outstanding students studying in NOAA mission fields. Student scholars receive up to...
NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship recognizes...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $9,500.00
Ended
$500 to $5,000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive...
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 to $5,000
Ended
varies 10,000 Degrees General Scholarships
BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Students must provide information showing financial need. Students must be enrolled in a program leading to...
BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Students must provide information...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,500.00 The Karen Ha Scholarship
KACF-SF is committed to improving the quality of life in the Bay Area’s Korean American community and empowering the next generation of Korean...
KACF-SF is committed to improving the quality of life in the Bay Area’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Contra Costa NOW Scholarship
Contra Costa NOW is a San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Organization for Women, one of the oldest and most prominent feminist...
Contra Costa NOW is a San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Up to $6,000.00 The Achievement Award Program Scholarship
Program Requirements This scholarship comes with holistic programming to assist you in your personal, academic, and professional growth....
Program Requirements This scholarship comes with holistic programming to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $6,000.00
Ended
Varies American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund invests in Native students and tribal college education to transform lives and communities. The American Indian...
The American Indian College Fund invests in Native students and tribal...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1500.00 The Out to Innovate Scholarships
The Out to Innovate™ Scholarships, established in 2011, are intended for LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science,...
The Out to Innovate™ Scholarships, established in 2011, are intended for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500.00
Ended
$5000.00 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship
The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship spotlights and supports young leaders who carry the torch of activists like Pedro in ways inspired by...
The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship spotlights and supports young...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5000.00
Ended
varies CAPED Scholarship
The California Association for Post-Secondary Education and Disability (CAPED) has proudly offered scholarships to students with disabilities in...
The California Association for Post-Secondary Education and Disability...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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