Claremont, CA Area Scholarships

Claremont (/ˈklɛərmɒnt/) is a city on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, California, United States, 30.3 miles (48.8 km) east of downtown Los Angeles. It is in the Pomona Valley, at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, and has a population, as of the 2015 United States Census estimate, of 36,283 people.

Claremont is known as the home of the Claremont Colleges and other educational institutions, and for its tree-lined streets with numerous historic buildings. In July 2007, it was rated by CNN/Money magazine as the fifth best place to live in the United States, and was the highest rated place in California on the list. It was also named the best suburb in the West by Sunset Magazine in 2016, which described it as a "small city that blends worldly sophistication with small-town appeal." In 2018, Niche rated Claremont as the 17th best place to live in the Los Angeles area out of 658 communities it evaluated, based on crime, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities. Due to its large number of trees and residents with doctoral degrees, as well as its proximity to the renowned Claremont Colleges, it is sometimes referred to as "The City of Trees and PhDs."

The city is primarily residential, with a significant portion of its commercial activity located in "The Village," a popular collection of street-front small stores, boutiques, art galleries, offices, and restaurants adjacent to and west of the Claremont Colleges. The Village was expanded in 2007, adding a controversial multi-use development that includes a cinema, a boutique hotel, retail space, offices, and a parking structure on the site of an old citrus packing plant west of Indian Hill Boulevard.

Claremont has been a winner of the National Arbor Day Association's Tree City USA award for 22 consecutive years. When the city incorporated in 1907, local citizens started what has become the city's tree-planting tradition. Claremont is one of the few remaining places in North America with American Elm trees that have not been exposed to Dutch elm disease. The stately trees line Indian Hill Boulevard in the vicinity of the city's Memorial Park.

The Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, is located in nearby Upland, CA. The city hosts several large retirement communities, among them Pilgrim Place, the Claremont Manor and Mt. San Antonio Gardens.

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Claremont, CA Area Scholarships

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Edison Scholars Program

Edison International

$10,000 December 16, 2020 See Details

Edison Scholars Program

Edison International

award

$10,000

deadline

December 16, 2020
See Details

Schools in and around Claremont, CA

Pomona College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $50,720 average out-state tuition; $50,720 average in-state tuition
Claremont McKenna College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,580 average out-state tuition; $52,580 average in-state tuition
Harvey Mudd College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $54,347 average out-state tuition; $54,347 average in-state tuition
Pitzer College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $51,964 average out-state tuition; $51,964 average in-state tuition
Scripps College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,748 average out-state tuition; $52,748 average in-state tuition
Claremont Graduate University
Four or more years; Private not for profit
Keck Graduate Institute
Four or more years; Private not for profit