Scholarships for Ventura County (CA) Residents

Living somewhere as beautiful as Ventura County, Ca., can seem like a dream. Covering the cost of your higher education, however, can turn out to be more of a nightmare. If you’re a resident of Ventura County, there are several scholarship options that may be able to help you pay for college. Many scholarships specifically for Ventura County residents are available through the Ventura County Community Foundation, with award amounts ranging from $500 to $12,000. Other scholarships are funded by individual schools, including California State University Channel Islands, Ventura College, Oxnard College, Thomas Aquinas College and California Lutheran University. Scholarship applicants will typically be required to submit official transcripts, meet a minimum grade point average and provide personal financial information, and may also need to obtain letters of recommendation, display a certain level of financial need or demonstrate community involvement. To learn more about scholarships for Ventura County residents, keep reading below.

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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Music Performance|
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The Berenice Barnard Music Specialist Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who live the city of Ojai or the city of San Buenaventura. Applicant must be enrolling at an accredited four-year college or university to study Music.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|College|Ventura County Community College|
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The Association of Water Agencies (AWA) Scholarship Fund is awarded to a Graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicant must be enrolling in a four-year college or university or a Ventura County community college student transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited Private College|Accredited University|accredited Non-Profit Public|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fund is available for Ventura County residents. Applicant must be pursuing graduate-level studies at an accredited non-profit public or private college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Southern California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |University|College|California paramedic training institution|Santa Barbara, CA|Los Angeles, CA|San Bernardino, CA|Riverside, CA|Orange, CA|San Diego, CA|
  • Major: Study |Paramedic|
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The Michael A. DiRaimondo Foundation Scholarship Fund is established to honor the memory of Michael and encourage students with his qualities entering the paramedic field. Applicants must demonstrate a sincere passion and/or dedication to helping people via the paramedic/EMT medical field.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Los Angeles, CA|
  • Major: Study |Music|
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Bob and Evie Florence Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided to students who plans to major in Music. The $1,000 fund is given to an awardee who graduated or a graduating senior at any Ventura County or Los Angeles County high school. The program aims to support a student in pursuing college at a public or private accredited 4-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 700
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |San Buenaventura, CA|Ojai, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Community College|
  • Major: Study |Music|
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The Berenice Barnard Music Education Scholarship Fund is awarded to students who live in the city of San Buenaventura or Ojai. Applicants must have interest and involvement in music. Applicant must be enrolling full-time at an accredited community college or four-year college/university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public School|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Medical School|
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Dr. Ralph B. Busch, Jr. Memorial Medical Education Fund is awarded to graduating college senior who graduated from a public or private high school in Ventura County OR college graduate whose family lives in Ventura County.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Technical School| in |Santa Barbara, CA|Los Angeles, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior or graduates from any Ventura County high school currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a career technical education program in Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, or Los Angeles County. Applicants with a minimum of five continuous years of residency in Ventura County are also eligible to apply. Applicants must be pursuing a certificate program/career preparation, not an associate degree. Financial need is required.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Stanley E. Cohen Memorial Education Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 750
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was created in memory of Stanley E. Cohen to benefit graduating high school seniors from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in any field at an accredited community college or 4-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 12 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
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Founded by James C. Basile, this scholarship provides assistance to students with academic potential who are graduating or have graduated from public or private high schools in Ventura County and are pursuing a career as a registered nurse.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Charles J. and Kay Schuler Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Los Angeles High School, Los Angeles, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
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This scholarship is administered by Ventura County Community Foundation. It is designed to provide assistance to high school seniors or high school graduates in Ventura County or graduating from Los Angeles High School who will pursue a degree in nursing, medical or education field at an accredited community college, four-year college or university. In addition, applicants must be the single parent of a minor child or minor children with a preference for applicants who demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Paul W. Lawrason, Jr. Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Moorpark, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Accredited Community College|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
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The Paul W. Lawrason, Jr. Scholarship Fund was established to benefit students graduating from a high school in the city of Moorpark who have demonstrated good citizenship and the initiative to succeed. Applicants must be a resident of the city of Moorpark.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Dr. Peter David Rogalsky Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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This scholarship is managed by Ventura County Community Foundation. It is available to students who have graduated from any high school in Ventura County and will pursue an undergraduate degree for a career in Teaching at an accredited public 4-year college or university in the state of California. Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County and must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Jerry E. Lorenz Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Ventura County Community College|
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The Jerry E. Lorenz Scholarship Fund is awarded to a graduating senior from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be enrolling in an accredited 4-year college or university or a Ventura County community college. The scholarship is restricted to Ventura County residents.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Ventura County Agricultural Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Graduating High School Senior|
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The scholarship is given to a graduating senior high school or currently enrolled in Ventura County community college who are planning to attend full-time accredited four-year college or university. To be eligible, the applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 and must be a dependent child (age 24 or under) of a Ventura County agricultural worker.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details SAGE Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,500 - 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
  • Major: Study |English|Language|Journalism|Creative Writing|
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This scholarship is awarded to deserving students who are graduating from any high school in Ventura County and enrolling in an accredited 4-year college or university or an accredited community college. Though the scholarship is open to applicants majoring in any field, preference in the selection process will be given to those majoring in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, and other language arts. Applicants also be a resident of Ventura County and must demonstrate excellent scholarship, initiative, good citizenship and excellent writing skills.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Semtech Corporation Scholarship Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,250 - 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Mathematics|Business|Chemistry|Physics|
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The scholarship is given to graduating seniors from high schools in Ventura County who will pursue a degree in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Math or Business and must enroll as full-time candidates for an undergraduate degree at an accredited community college or 4-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County. Also, preference in the selection process will be given to female students and/or students who have been in foster care in Ventura County.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |Oxnard High School, Oxnard, CA|Fillmore High School, Fillmore, CA|Santa Paula High School, Santa Paula, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Vocational School|Trade School|Accredited Community College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors from Fillmore High School, Oxnard High School, or Santa Paula High School planning to enroll in a vocational or trade school, an accredited community college, or accredited 4-year college or university. Applicants must be a resident of Ventura County.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details David G. Casavan Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The David G. Casavan Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to Ventura County residents who are graduating seniors from any Ventura County high school. Applicants must be enrolling fulltime in an accredited four-year college or university in California.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Milton McKevett Teague Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduates or graduating seniors from a Ventura County high school. Applicants must be planning to enroll or are enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university or trade or business school majoring in Agriculture.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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