Public Scholarships

AmeriCorps Education Award Scholarship
AmeriCorps members that enroll in the Corps Network AmeriCorps Education Award Program can earn scholarship funding based on full time or part time service. The finances can only be used toward furthering education, training or repaying qualified student loans.


California National Guard Education Assistance Award Program
CNG EAAP is a California state-funded program that provides educational incentives to active members of the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve or the Naval Militia that want to improve their skills, competencies and abilities.


The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF has awarded over $360 million in scholarships and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid, to finding employment after graduation. There are multiple scholarships available through the organization and its network of community and corporate partners.


Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply on a regional level. If extra funds are available non-Korean students may qualify for some scholarships. 


Law Enforcement Personal Dependents Grant Program (LEPD)
LEPD provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses of California peace officers, Department of Corrections employees, California Youth Authority employees, and permanent/full-time firefighters employed by public entities that have been killed or totally disabled in the performance of duty.


Mensa Education and Research Foundation
Every year American Mensa Research Foundation hosts a national public scholarship program that awards funds to individuals pursuing higher education. Both members and nonmembers may enter the scholarship competition, although there are additional opportunities that are available only to Mensa members. 


The National Italian American Foundation
NAIF annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use in the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students. The first category is applies to Brandman Italian American students as it is open to all areas of study.