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Foothill Scholarship Application

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Book Scholarship
  • Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019
  • For Bakersfield African American Graduating Seniors
Bakersfield Republican Women Federation
    1. Website:
    2. Each year the Bakersfield Republican Women Federated offers educational scholarships to young female students through our Sara Takki Scholarship Fund
    3. One requirement is you must be a registered or preregistered to vote Republican. More information at:
  • Kern Community Foundation – Higher Education Scholarship One Application – Dozens of Opportunities
  • Deadline March 1, 2019
  • Rod & Bob Grimm Scholarship for children of employees of Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.

The goal of this program is to encourage our employees’ children to:

      1. Graduate from High School eligible to attend a four-year college or university and earn a college degree.
      2. The maximum reward can be a $10,000 college scholarship and a computer. The chart on the following page displays the scholarship available for graduating High School students. All applications will be reviewed and are subject to board approval. 
  • Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Imagine America Scholarships


  • Approximately 400 schools participate in the Imagine America Scholarship and Award Programs, and you could be eligible to receive a scholarship or award.
  • McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship


  • Eligibility Requirements
  • You’re a high school senior
  • You’re a legal U.S. resident
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study
  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; student applicants may be of any race. Applicants must be from a family that came from at least one of these countries/territories: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela.
  • Deadline: February, 4 , 2019