Bakersfield

There are many scholarships for Bakersfield students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Bakersfield, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Bakersfield students in the following categories:

Bakersfield High School Scholarships
Bakersfield College Scholarships
Bakersfield University Scholarships

Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
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 $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "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) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

BigFuture Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship. There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score,...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Bakersfield High
Beardsley Intermediate
Beardsley Junior High
Centennial High
Chipman Junior High
Compton Junior High
Curran Middle
Earl Warren Junior High
East Bakersfield High
Edison Middle
Emerson Middle
Fairfax Middle
Foothill High
Fred L. Thompson Junior High
Frontier High
Fruitvale Junior High
Golden Valley High
Greenfield Middle
Highland High
Independence High
Kern Workforce 2000 Academy
Leon H. Ollivier Middle
Liberty High
McKee Middle
Mira Monte High
Norris Middle
North High
O. J. Actis Junior High
Rafer Johnson Community Day
Ridgeview High
Rio Bravo-Greeley Elementary
Sequoia Middle
Sierra Middle
South High
Standard Middle
Stockdale High
Stonecreek Junior High
Sunset
Tevis Junior High
Three R's Achievement Academy
Valley Oaks Charter
Vista Continuation High
Vista West Continuation High
Walter Stiern Middle
Washington Middle
West High

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.