Are you a California resident wondering how to pay for college? Even if you're paying in-state tuition, affording college is never easy. Luckily, we've compiled a list of scholarships available to students who live or attend college in CA.

Plus, if you're looking to attend Whittier College, The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, Menlo College or other California universities, you can start earning no-essay scholarships as early as 9th grade!

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List of California scholarships

Scholarships offered by non-profits and corporations available to students in CA
Award Name Amount Deadline
CalCPA Orange County/Long Beach Collegiate Scholarship $750 April 1, 2018
CalCPA Orange County/Long Beach Masters Scholarship $3,500 April 1, 2018
CalCPA Central Coast Scholarship $1,000 July 10, 2017
CalCPA East Bay Chapter Scholarship $6,000 October 24, 2017
CalCPA Fresno Chapter Scholarship $ - July 15, 2017
UNCF Comerica Charitable Foundation Scholarships $2,250 March 10, 2018
The Edison International STEM Scholarship $5,000 January 19, 2018
CRAEF Scholarship Program $ - May 15, 2017
Glenn and Sue Hammer Scholarship $2,500 April 1, 2018
David Armanasco Scholarship $2,500 April 1, 2018

List of colleges in California

University Location
American River College Sacramento, CA
Mt San Antonio College Walnut, CA
California State University - Fullerton Fullerton, CA
Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
Fresno City College Fresno, CA
California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA
Fullerton College Fullerton, CA
Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
El Camino Community College District Torrance, CA
University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
San Diego State University San Diego, CA
University of California - Davis Davis, CA
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
University of San Diego San Diego, CA
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
University of Redlands Redlands, CA
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, CA
Whittier College Whittier, CA
The Art Institute of California - Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
The Art Institute of California - San Diego San Diego, CA
California College of the Arts San Francisco, CA
The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire San Bernardino, CA
Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA
The Art Institute of California - Orange County Santa Ana, CA
Mills College Oakland, CA
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
The Art Institute of California - Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Menlo College Atherton, CA
Soka University of America Aliso Viejo, CA