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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2024
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 01, 2024
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche $25,000 Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2024
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $25,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2024
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2024
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

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Situated in Kern County, at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, Bakersfield is located around in the middle between Los Angeles and Fresno. It is considered to be the 11th fastest growing city within the state of California, according to the city's official travel website.

Bakersfield was ranked the 11th largest city within California as well as the 58th biggest city within the United States in the year 2010, with a population estimated to be about 338,952. After Fresno and Sacramento, Bakersfield is California's third largest inland municipality. With a population of 800,458, the Bakersfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is the 63rd biggest urban area within the nation. Manufacturing, agriculture, as well as petroleum extracting and refining make up the economy in this area.

Just east of Bakersfield is the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada. The Sequoia National Forest is where the city limits ends, situated as the foot of the Greenhorn Mountain Range at Kern canyon entrance. Tejon Ranch, which is located in the Tehachapi Mountains, can be found to the south, and to the west is the Temblor Range. The Carrizo Plain National Monument and the San Andreas Fault are located just behind the Temblor Range, roughly 35 miles (fifty six km) from Bakersfield.

Bakersfield is a big city, with a total area of 114.4 square miles (296 km2). A really small amount of it is water (A mere 1.14%, which equals to approximately 1.3 square miles or 3.4 km2) while the other 98.86% (Approximately 113.1 square miles, or 293 km2) is land. It lies about an hour and a half drive away north of Los Angeles (about one hundred miles or one hundred sixty km) and about four and a half hours southeast of Sacramento (around 300 miles or 480 km)

Rated fifth among the country's top medium sized cities for business by a recent Inc. Magazine, Bakersfield is a corporate hotspot, providing one of the most affordable and popular places on the West Coast. It is advantageously located at the southern end of Great Central Valley in California, where it is considered part of the world's fifth largest economy. The huge work pool as well as existing workplace makes it an ideal location for businesses to situate themselves.

The are various well-known businesses situated in Bakersfield including State Farm Insurance (which employs 1,500 people at its regional bank office), ACS Inc. and Pleasant Holidays call centers, ProSoft Technology, DIVR, Inc., and Lortz Manufacturing, which is a tech firm which creates small components which are utilized in the aerospace and space age industries.