Livermore High School

California Student Aid Commission

Federal Student Aid


College Scholarships


American Legion High School Oratorical Contest (open for grades 9-12) Deadline: January 6, 2018

The American Legion Oratorical Contest leads to an $18,000.00 scholarship.  It is open to anyone in the 9th - 12th grades.  It is a great opportunity for students to learn about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  

The contest this year will be on January 20, 2018 at the Veterans Memorial Building, Livermore.  Everyone who enters will receive prize money.

This year the "Toastmasters" from LLNL and Sandia will be our judges and will offer advice and tips to each student after their speech.

Stop by the career center for more information

California Association of Wine Grape Growers Foundation (seniors*) Deadline: March 16, 2018

*whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a wine grape grower.  


More information and application can be found by visiting


Paper applications are also available in the career center filed under 'G'


Deadline: March 16, 2018

B. Davis Scholarship (essay contest for juniors and seniors) Deadline: May 22, 2018

For more information and application visit:



The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018


Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

Marcus Foster Education Institute (Black males seniors) Deadline: March 2, 2018





 Black young men graduating high school in any of the 9 Bay Area counties

or  Children of Port of Oakland Employees  or  former MFEI scholars currently in college


Awards are made to students attending a community college, vocational/trade school or 4-year college / university. No GPA requirement.


Application requires the following:

  • Student Aid Report** from their 2018-19 FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application (**DACA, permanent residency or citizenship not required)
  • School Transcript
  • Community Engagement Essay (250-300 words)
  • Personal Statement (750 words)
  • Letter of Recommendation (some awards require 2 letters)

For more information and application visit




DEADLINE: March 2, 2018


Livermore Amador Symphony (senior who has participated in music in high school) Deadline: October 24, 2017

The Livermore Amador Symphony has four awards of $400 each to be given to graduating seniors who have participated in school and community musical activities during their high school careers.  The awards are based on participation in musical events and activities, and not on ability or plans to continue in music programs.  Applicants must reside or attend school in Livermore, Pleasanton, Sunol, Dublin, or San Ramon, California, or have actively participated as LAS musicians.  


For more information and application visit


Deadline: Monday, October 24, 2017.  

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (4-year college-bound senior) Deadline: November 14, 2017

This scholarship rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.

For more information and application visit--


Deadline: November 14, 2017

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program (4 -year college-bound seniors attending specific schools*)

*There are a number of universities offering varying scholarship programs.  Come to the career center to take a look.  There is also an online version of the information provided at


Information booklet filed under 'W'  

BE the Whale Art Scholarship (High School Art Students) Deadline: November 1, 2017

2D original artwork   Subject: San Joaquin Kit Fox   For questions or info about this project visit us at


*Facebook Page: Be the whale




Deadline: November 1, 2017

2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards (grades 5-12 and participated in volunteer* work) Deadline: November 7, 2017

If you have volunteered for any of the following organizations, please consider applying for this scholarship.  Girl Scouts, The YMCA, County 4-H Organizations, American Red Cross or Points of Light


Apply online at:    or




Deadline: November 7, 2017

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (Asian American and Pacific Islander seniors) Deadline: January 18, 2018


The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships in 2017. Over half (58 percent) of the recipients had taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and were discovered through Student Search Service®.



APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.



The APIASF General Scholarship Program:



Offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards



Offers awards that can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room, and board



Focuses on students who are representative of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community's geographic and ethnic diversity




The deadline to apply is January 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET.



Good Tidings Foundation (low-income seniors committed to community service) Deadline: October 26, 2017



This scholarship is an excellent opportunity for low-income high school seniors who have committed themselves to community service.  Applications are submitted online:   



Deadline: October 26, 2017

Horatio Alger Scholarship (Financial Need, minimum 2.0 GPA) Deadline: October 25, 2017



The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and can demonstrate critical financial need.  Apply Deadline: October 25, 2017

The Mony Nop Foundation--Opening Doors Changing Lives

How can I participate in the scholarship program?


Identify a class, program, camp, or conference in the areas of visual or performing arts, sports and

athletics, or leadership development that you would like to participate in. Camp/Programs include: LARPD, East Bay Regional Park District, Summer Art at the Bothwell, Tri-Valley YMCA, Cal Berkeley Youth Camps, Nike Sports Camps, Stanford Summer Youth Camps, City of Pleasanton--Leaders in Training Program 


Complete and submit the Mony Nop Foundation application.


If you are selected to participate in the program, you will be required to complete a predetermined

number of volunteer hours in order to receive scholarship funds.


What are the criteria to be met to participate?


Have a minimum current GPA of at least 2.0

Agree to donate a minimum of 10 hours of community service.

Provide at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or your school Principal.


Contact Mony Nop Foundation for more information                Funds are limited, so apply today