California Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award

Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award was established for creativity writing to encourage emerging artists and each qualifying literary artist should providing their outstanding work based on the submission of an unpublished manuscript in-progress.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

Every year, the U.S.A Rice Federation celebrates the National Rice Month in America by awarding the National Rice Month Scholarship Program funded by Dow AgroSciences to high school seniors who create projects and presentations that promote and create awareness for U.S.-grown rice as well as to demonstrate the importance and positive impact of rice agriculture in the United States.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

This scholarship is given by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and it's sponsors. The Youth awards program is meant to help the leaders of today so that they can make an impact on America's future.

Customized Distribution Services Scholarship

In an effort to support and inspire students who are pursuing degrees in Supply Chain Management or similar logistics-centric disciplines, Customized Distribution Services is giving $1,000 scholarships for New Jersey, California or Illinois students who are pursuing degrees in Supply Chain Management.

Horatio Alger California Scholarship

Have you faced and overcame great obstacles? While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

Spotlight Awards Program

Have musical talent? The Music Center rewards this scholarship to provide a supportive environment for high school students to develop their artistic dreams.

New Road Scholarship

The New Road Scholarship's goal is to aid members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to focus on their education and not the burden that comes with it.

Mel C. Marshall Student Scholarship

The Mel C. Marshall Student Scholarship is offered to both high school seniors and current college students. This scholarship provides financial assistance to those wishing to pursue careers related to the precast concrete industry.

AAUW Re-entry Woman Scholarship

The scholarship fund is aimed at supporting women in North San Diego county who are non-traditional students, experienced challenges in life and education that differ from the traditional 4-year path.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To California

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse Computer software engineers, applications Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop
Salary: $17976 $81722 $18086
# of Open Positions: 130800 88480 85220
Competition*: 5.8 1.6 1.5

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Mathematicians Computer and information scientists, research Engineering managers
Salary: $108310 $107208 $105134
# of Open Positions: 210 3980 33630
Competition*: 1.7 1.8 1.6
Job Title: Aerospace engineers Computer hardware engineers Biomedical engineers
Salary: $92800 $89521 $84658
# of Open Positions: 13650 18870 240
Competition*: 3.6 2.8 2.1

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

California Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Office clerks, general Cashiers
Salary: $23912 $25982 $20758
# of Open Positions: 467220 389960 350570
Competition*: 0.9 1.2 0.9

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Engineering managers
Salary: $150193 $116133 $105134
# of Open Positions: 35040 58770 33630
Competition*: 1 0.9 1.6
Job Title: Computer and information systems managers Sales managers General and operations managers
Salary: $100322 $98836 $97268
# of Open Positions: 34200 47610 214210
Competition*: 1.1 1.3 1.1

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To California table above, which shows where jobs in California are unusually common compared to other states, the California Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.