Private Scholarships

  • Important!  The Doyle Scholarship is back at SRJC!  Click on the link and get all the information: http://www.santarosa.edu/app/paying-for-college/financial_aid_office/
  • This represents a list of private scholarships that I receive at Piner. All of these scholarships are listed by ethnicity, general interest, career, and contest/competition.
  • For access to a complete and personalized list of potential scholarships, be sure to review the “Internet Search Databases/Multiple Scholarships” column below.
  • Please note the Database for Santa Rosa Junior College.  This website has links to hundreds of potential scholarships for students who will be attending SRJC
Additional Piner Scholarships                                                                                               Information                                                                                                                         
$1,000-$5,000
Roberto Reyes Memorial Scholarship gkccf.org $2,000
Internet Search Databases/Multiple Scholarships These sites can link you with hundreds of private scholarships. FastWeb and Zinch are the most commonly used websites by Piner students.
FastWeb fastweb.com varies
Horatio Alger Scholarship horatioalger.org $1,000-$5,000
Merit Aid meritaid.com $1,000-$25,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Scholarship Database http://busapp02.santarosa.edu/SRScholarship/ScholarshipAward.aspx?ScholarshipID=1216 $1,000-$5,000
Scholarship Experts scholarshipexperts.com $1,000-$25,000
Youth on Course Scholarship youthoncourse.org $1,000-$5,000
Zinch Scholarships zinch.com/scholarships $1,000-$25,000
General Scholarships Information
American College Foundation americancollegefoundation.org $1,000-$25,000
AXA Achievers https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html 25,000
Bank of America scholarships.com vaires
Bennington Young Writers scholarshipmentor.com
Big Sun bigsunathletics.com $500
Burger King bk.com $1,000
Calif. Association of Collectors cacesf.org $1000-$5,000
Cal State Long Beach csulb.edu/presidents-scholars up to $20,000
Cal. Dept. of Veteran Affairs https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/College-Fee-Waiver.aspx $2,500
family members of vets.
Calif. Wine Grape Growers http://www.cawgcap.org/ varies
CCC Scholarship ucanr.org/soco4h $1,000
Coca Cola Foundation http://coca-colascholars.org/ $20,000
Community Service Scholarship goodtidings.org $1,000-$5,000
Discover Card discoverfinancial.com $25,000
Do Something dosomething.org/scholarships $1,000-$5,000
Duct Tape Prom Contest http://www.duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom/detail/2014/279 $1,000-$5,000
E Waste Scholarship http://www.opportunityforyouth.org/ $1000-$5000
Education Matters scholarshipexperts.com $1000-$5000
Elks National Foundation elks.org $15,000
Foot Locker Scholar Athlete dosomething.org/scholarships $2,000
Free to Tweet 1forall.us/freetotweet/contest $5,000
Gates Millennium Scholars gmsp.org $10,000
General Scholarships Information
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship reaganfoundation.org $500-$20,000
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship http://scholarship-positions.com/janice-m-scott-memorial-scholarship-fund-high-school-seniors-usa/2011/03/26/ varies
KFC Colonel’s Scholars http://www.kfc.com/foundation/ $25,000
Kohls Cares for Kids kohlskidswhocare.com varies
Mabel W. Jacks Scholarship http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Members/Scholarships/Scholarship_Categories/ $500
Mahatma Rice Scholarship https://www.mahatmarice.com/en-US/content/4678/ScholarshipAwards.aspx $2,000
Make Art and Save Art http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/3315-make-art-save-art-scholarship-from-dosomething-org $1,000
Metro PCS Community Scholars   $1,000
PGE Scholarship pge.com/about/community/education $2,000
Prudential Spirit Scholarship scholarshipmentor.com/prudential $5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities rmhc.org $1,000
Samarin Family Vocational Scholarship ca4h.org $1,000
State Farm Insurance statefarmyab.com/apply $1,000-$5,000
Stokes Educational Scholarship https://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/stokes.shtml $25,000
Tall Clubs International tall.org $1,000
Tzu Chi Scholars http://www.hgcscholarshipfoundation.org/gallery/image/5919661 $1,000
UC Berkeley Achievement Award alumni.berkeley.edu/services/sch $6,000
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship xeroxstudentcareers.com $1,000-$20,000
Young Arts Award youngarts.org $1,000-$5,000
Youth on Course Scholarship http://www.scga.org/youth-on-course/scholarships $1,000-$5,000
Zombie Apocolypse Scholarship scholarshipexperts.com $1,000
Art Informaiton
Young Arts Award youngarts.org $1,000-$5,000
Sonoma County Dance Guild sonomacountydanceguild.org varies
African American Information
PGE Scholarship pge.com/about/community/education $2,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities rmhc.org $1,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Scholarship Database http://busapp02.santarosa.edu/SRScholarship/ScholarshipAward.aspx?ScholarshipID=1216 $1,000-$5,000
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship xeroxstudentcareers.com $1,000-$20,000
100 Black Men of Sonoma County $1,000
Asian Decent Information
Japanese Americens League: Frank Oda Scholarship sonomacojacl.org varies
Asian Pacific Scholarship asianpacificfund.org varies
Japanese Chamber of Commerce jccnc.org varies
Asian Decent Information
Kaiser Permanente Asian Association http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/kaiser-permanente-asian-pacific-american-network-scholarship-program varies
PGE Scholarship pge.com/about/community/education $2,000
Redwood Empire Chinese Association Scholarship recacenter.org $2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities rmhc.org $1,000
Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West http://www.santarosawestrotary.com/ $2,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Scholarship Database http://busapp02.santarosa.edu/SRScholarship/ScholarshipAward.aspx?ScholarshipID=1216 $1,000-$5,000
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship xeroxstudentcareers.com $1,000-$20,000
Athletic  Information
Empire Runners Club http://www.empirerunners.org/ $500
Big Sun bigsunathletics.com $500
Career Information
Society of Women Engineers http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/ varies
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship xeroxstudentcareers.com $1,000-$20,000
Andy Wallstrum Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ $1,000
Flora De Mayo Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ $1,000
Gertrude Young Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ $1,000
Jay Deaton Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ $900
Peanuts on Parade http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ $5,000
Richard T. Torkelson Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/receive/scholarships/ 1,000
Sonoma County Dance Guild http://sonomacountydanceguild.org/scholarships.htm varies
Sonoma County Farm Bureau Scholarship http://www.sonomafb.org/Ag+Education/Scholarships.htm $3,000
Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife http://www.sonoma-county.org/wildlife/scholarships.htm varies
Sonoma County Grange grangecu.org/youth.html varies
Sonoma County Medical Association sonomacf.org/receive/scholarship $1,000
Gay/Lesbian/LBGT Information
eQuality Scholarship equalityscholarship.org $500-$5000
Hispanic Decent Information
PGE Scholarship pge.com/about/community/education $2,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities rmhc.org $1,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Scholarship Database http://busapp02.santarosa.edu/SRScholarship/ScholarshipAward.aspx?ScholarshipID=1216 $1,000-$5,000
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship xeroxstudentcareers.com $1,000-$20,000
Hisanic Chamber of Commerce http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Hispanic Decent Information
La Tortilla Factory: Jose/Mary Tamayo Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Moria Chatton Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Italian Decent Information
Italian Catholic Federation http://www.icf.org/scholarships.html varies
Sons of Italy in America sonsofitalyca.org $1,000-$5,000
Andrea Vicini Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Women Information
Society of Women Engineers  http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_ varies
Sonoma County Community Foundation Information
100 Black Men of Sonoma County http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Andrea Vicini Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Andy Wallstrum Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Dry Creek Valley Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ Varies
Flora De Mayo Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Gertrude Young Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Gray Foundation http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Hellen Kellum Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Hisanic Chamber of Commerce http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Jay Deaton Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $900
La Tortilla Factory: Jose/Mary Tamayo Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Moria Chatton Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ $1,000
Peanuts on Parade http://www.sonomacf.org/ $5,000
Richard T. Torkelson Scholarship http://www.sonomacf.org/ 1,000
10,000 Degrees http://www.sonomacf.org/ Varies
various scholarships at Foundation website http://www.sonomacf.org/
Sonoma County Information
Empire Runners Club http://www.empirerunners.org/ $500
Japanese Americens League: Frank Oda Scholarship sonomacojacl.org varies
Men’s Garden Club bcox@srcs.k12.ca.us $1,000-$5,000
Redwood Empire Ashrae Scholarship reashrae.org $2,000
Redwood Empire Chinese Association Scholarship recacenter.org $2,500
Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West sr-rotarywest.org/youth_scholar $2,000
Santa Rosa Junior College Scholarship Database busapp02.santarosa.edu/Srscholar $1,000-$5,000
Sonoma County Information
Sonoma County Dance Guild sonomacountydanceguild.org varies
Sonoma County Farm Bureau Scholarship sonomacountyfarmbureau.com $3,000
Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife sonomacounty.org/wildlife varies
Sonoma County Grange grangecu.org/youth.html varies
Sonoma County Medical Association http://www.scmaa.org/communityImpact/scholarship.php $1,000
Sonoma State University Scholarship sonoma.edu/education/scholarship $1,000-$10,000
Sonoma County Tall Club tall.org $1,000
Contests/Competitions Information
Bennington Young Writers scholarshipmentor.com
F.I.R.E.S. Foundation Indiviual Rights thefire.org $1,000
Duct Tape Prom Contest http://www.duckbrand.com/promotions/stuck-at-prom/detail/2014/279 $1,000-$5,000

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