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


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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 currently has a...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 01, 2023
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...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
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...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

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
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.