Scholarships for Sacramento Students

Sacramento ScholarshipsSacramento Region Community Foundation Scholarships

Last week I wrote about the wealth of scholarship opportunities provided by local Community Foundations. Today, I’m sharing current scholarships available to students living in the Sacramento, California area.

If you don’t happen to live in the Sacramento, California region, don’t worry. You can easily find community foundations where you live or plan to attend college. You can google “community foundation + [your state/town]” to get a list of foundations in your area. (“Receive” Tab, “Scholarships” from the drop-down menu, and “Scholarships” or “Grants” Link) or for a list of current scholarships and grants:

Contact Info: Sacramento Region Community Foundation, 955 University Avenue, Suite A, Sacramento, CA 95825; phone: 916.921.7723; email Tina Bryce at

Deadlines: March, April, May, and June

Award Amounts: $500 to $5,000

Eligibility: Various but primarily for residents in the Sacramento, California region

Requirements: Various

Application Link: For a full list of scholarships available, go to Once you register, you will be asked to complete a general application. Based upon your answers, the system will recommend scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for.