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Bakersfield, CA Area Scholarships

Bakersfield is a city near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County, California. It is roughly equidistant between Fresno and Los Angeles, which are 110 miles (180 km) to the north and south respectively. In the 2010 census, the city’s population was 347,483, making it the 9th largest city in California and the 52nd largest city in the United States. The city is also the county seat for Kern County, the third largest county in California in area (which encompasses the entire MSA).

Bakersfield is the focal point of the larger Bakersfield-Delano Metropolitan Statistic Area (MSA). In 2010, it had a population of 839,631, making it the 62nd largest metropolitan area in United States.

Bakersfield has a very diverse economy. Kern County is the most productive oil producing county, and the fourth most productive agricultural county (by value) in the United States. Other industries include natural gas and other energy extraction, aerospace, mining, petroleum refining, manufacturing, distribution, food processing, and corporate/regional headquarters.

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Bakersfield, CA Area Scholarships

name award deadline

Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship

Golden 1 Credit Union

Up to $5,000 January 31, 2019 See Details

Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship

Golden 1 Credit Union

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

January 31, 2019
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Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship

Calaveras Big Trees Association

$1,500 April 15, 2019 See Details

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship

Calaveras Big Trees Association

award

$1,500

deadline

April 15, 2019
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Latina Leadership Network Scholarship

Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges

$500 February 01, 2019 See Details

Latina Leadership Network Scholarship

Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges

award

$500

deadline

February 01, 2019
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Directing Change Student Film Contest

Each Mind Matters

Up to $500 March 01, 2019 See Details

Directing Change Student Film Contest

Each Mind Matters

award

Up to $500

deadline

March 01, 2019
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Schools in and around Bakersfield, CA

California State University-Bakersfield
Four or more years; Public; $16,632 average out-state tuition; $5,472 average in-state tuition
Bakersfield College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,852 average out-state tuition; $1,008 average in-state tuition
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,957 average out-state tuition; $10,957 average in-state tuition
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $14,125 average out-state tuition; $14,125 average in-state tuition
California College of Vocational Careers
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Kaplan College-Bakersfield
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Milan Institute-Bakersfield
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit