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 Menlo College, California College of the Arts, California Lutheran University 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
California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
California State University - Fullerton Fullerton, CA
American River College Sacramento, CA
California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA
University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA
San Diego State University San Diego, CA
University of California - Davis Davis, CA
Mt San Antonio College Walnut, CA
University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA
University of California - San Diego La Jolla, CA
California State University - Sacramento Sacramento, CA
San Jose State University San Jose, CA
Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
San Francisco State University San Francisco, 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
University of Redlands Redlands, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
Whittier College Whittier, CA
California College of the Arts San Francisco, CA
Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA
The Art Institute of California - Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, CA
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
The Art Institute of California - San Diego San Diego, CA
The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire San Bernardino, CA
Mills College Oakland, CA
Menlo College Atherton, CA
The Art Institute of California - Orange County Santa Ana, CA
The Art Institute of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
The Art Institute of California - Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Soka University of America Aliso Viejo, CA