Scholarships at College of San Mateo - External Scholarships
Scholarships
External Scholarships

 

100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Inc.
Due May 31, 2019

100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Inc. offers scholarships to students in Bay Area schools who are bound for a four-year college/university, junior/community college, or trade/vocational school. The program also accepts applications from undergraduate and graduate students who attended school in the Bay Area.

For more information and how to apply please see http://100blackmenba.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/100-BMBA-SCHOLARSHIP-APPLICATION-2019-2020-1.pdf

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

2019 APPLICATIONS OPEN: January 7, 2019 + additional scholarships offered by SVCF
Deadline: varies

Several opportunities for new, continuing and tranferring students.The Silicon Valley Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarship programs that grant up to $40,000 to high school, community college and university students. The majority of our scholarships are designated for current or former residents of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

For more information and how to apply please see
 siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
2020 APPLICATIONS OPEN: approximately December 2019
HSF General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students and graduate students.

For more information and how to apply please see hsf.net/en/scholarships.

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program

2019 application opens approx. January 2020
The purpose of the Chicana/Latina Foundation (CLF) Scholarship Program is to assist Chicana/Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. We are committed to serving Latina women of all races and from all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. We honor all roots of our communities.

For more information and how to apply please see chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html.


Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
Within the link above please finds scholarships that have various deadlines and that are open to undocumented students. These scholarships are provided by external foundations, organization, and/or individual donors.


AB540/Undocumented Student Scholarship List
Within the link above please finds scholarships that have various deadlines and that are open to undocumented students. These scholarships are provided by foundations, organization, and/or individual donors.

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

Educators for Fair Consideration lists scholarships that don't require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residence. This carefully researched list contains 44 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don't have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.

E4FC offers additional scholarship lists to use as a resource for scholarship searches.

MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide

The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.


Search for Scholarships

A number of local and national organizations offer scholarships to CSM students. These can be viewed on our Search for Scholarships page. Eligibility requirements vary and separate applications for these scholarships are available through the Scholarship Office. For specific dates and additional information, please contact the Scholarship/Financial Aid Office. 

Funding for CSM Scholarships comes from the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation. Founded in 1966, the Foundation raises funds for scholarships as well as educational programs at the District's three colleges. Contributions to the Foundation are received from many sources: individuals, businesses, civic groups, community organizations, and other foundations. 

The mission of the Foundation is to promote student success and nourish program innovation and excellence by providing special financial support for the District's colleges. 

For more information about the Foundation, please visit smcccfoundation.org.