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Foundation Scholarships

Los Rios Online Scholarship Program

The Folsom Lake College Foundation is currently not accepting applications for Scholarships.  Please see the active general scholarships below.

If you would like to begin preparing your application early, you can visit: https://scholarship.losrios.edu/

The following scholarships will be offered:
1 California Retired Teachers Association - $1,000
1 Crossroads Diversified Services - $1,000
6 Folsom Lake College Foundation - $600
1 North State Building Industry Association - $1,000
1 Roger Smith DSPS - $250
1 Rogers-Smith Phi Theta Kappa - $250
1 Sevy Cimaroli Memorial Scholarship for Physical Education - $600 
1 Sutter Scholarship Program - $1,000
6 The California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment, Bernard Osher Scholars - $1,000

Information on putting together a winning scholarship application can be found here.

For questions, please contact College Advancement at (916) 608-6705

General Scholarships

These scholarships are local or national scholarships that are available to students, but not overseen by Folsom Lake College.  Click on the Scholarship Name below for Scholarship Information and/or Application Materials.

Application Deadline Scholarship Name/Contact Amount
September 30, 2014

SoftwareProviders

$1,000
September 30, 2014 Fall; December 31, 2014 Spring

P.E.O. Chapter PI

$1,000
October 1, 2014

Patrons Club of Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center 

$500  
October 15, 2014

Goldberg & Osborne's Don't Text & Drive Scholarship

$1,000
December 5, 2014

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship

$1,000
December 15, 2014

2014 Green Home Improvement Scholarship 

$1000
January 1, 2015

 2015 Best Medical Assistance Programs Scholarship

$500  

March 1, 2015

Structured Settlement Career Planning School Scholarship 

$1,000 

March 15, 2015

2015 Neuroscience Student Research Award 

$30,000 to $34,000 

April 25, 2015

 Paymaster.co College Networking Scholarship

$500   

Various

American Dental Education Association 2014-2015 Scholarships 

Various 

Various

 American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Various

Various

Business Management Scholarships 

Various 

Various

 Society of Women Engineers 2014 Scholarships

Various 

Click here  to view additional scholarship resources.

Two great resources for local scholarships are:

El Dorado County Scholarships
http://www.edc-scholarships.org

Sacramento Region Community Foundation
http://www.sacregcf.org

Both offer many scholarship opportunites in El Dorado, Sacramento, and Amador counties. Local organizations are a great place to start when beginning your scholarship search as they are less competitive than many of the big national websites.

There are additional scholarships available through national organizations. Though more competitive than local scholarships, you can search for scholarships through the following scholarship search engines:
students.gov
FastWeb.com
ScholarshipExperts.com
Scholarship.com
SchoolSoup.com

Book Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships listed on the Los Rios website, the Foundation offers 12 book scholarships in the amount of $250 each year. The awards are made in the form of a voucher valid only at the Folsom Lake College bookstore.  All students of Folsom Lake College are eligible to enter by simply filling out an entry form. Last year, twelve scholarships were awarded.

WARNING: when you are searching the Internet for scholarships, if it seems to good to be true -- it probably is. You should never have to pay for a scholarship. The following websites are good resources on how to avoid being scammed.
FinAid.org
Federal Trade Commission

The Folsom Lake College Foundation is an affiliate of the Los Rios Foundation; a California non-profit, public benefit corporation and is tax-exept as provided by IRS Sec. 501 (c)(3).Return to Top