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

Oakland High School Scholarships
Oakland College Scholarships
Oakland 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 StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships 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:
Alliance Academy
Alternative Learning Community
American Indian Public Charter
American Indian Public High
Arise High
Arts And Technology High School Of Oakland
Aspire Alexander Twilight Secondary Academy
Aspire Benjamin Holt College Preparatory Academy
Aspire East Palo Alto Charter
Aspire Golden State College Preparatory Academy
Aspire Langston Hughes Academy
Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy
Aspire Pacific Academy
Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy
Bay Area Technology
Bret Harte Middle
Calvin Simmons Middle
Castlemont High
Civicorps Corpsmember Academy
Claremont Middle
Cole Middle
Coliseum College Prep Academy
East Bay Innovation Academy
East Oakland Leadership Academy
Edna Brewer Middle
Education For Change Upper Elementary
Elmhurst Community Prep
Elmhurst Middle
Emery Secondary
Envision Academy For Arts and Technology
Explorer Middle
Fremont High
Frick Middle
Havenscourt Middle
Junior Space Exploration Academy
Life Academy
Lighthouse Community Charter High
Madison Middle
Madison Park Academy 6-12
Mcclymonds High
Media College Preparatory
Metwest High
Montera Middle
Oakland Charter High
Oakland Community Day High
Oakland Community Day Middle
Oakland High
Oakland International High
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy
Oakland School For The Arts
Oakland Technical High
Oakland Unity High
Oasis High
Peralta Creek Middle
Ralph Bunche Academy
Roosevelt Middle
ROOTS International Academy
Skyline High
United for Success Academy
University Preparatory Charter Academy
West Oakland Middle
Westlake Middle

With a population of 446,901, Oakland is considered the eighth biggest city in California and the 41st biggest city in the United States. It is the County seat of Alameda county, and the center of activity for the sub region of the Bay Area, East Bay. It is situated just eight miles east of San Francisco and has the West Coast Port located on the San Francisco Bay. Oakland covers a total of 78.2 square miles, with 22.1 square miles being water and the other 56.1 square miles covering land.

The cities terrain is broken down by the people into "the hills" and "the flatlands", with the residents in the hills generally being richer. Roughly a third of the population has settled in the hills and foot hills, whilst the others reside in the flat plain of East Bay.

Lake Merritt is one of the main attractions of Oakland, since it is close to downtown. Within the US, this lake is considered to be the largest (urban) salt water lake, even though it is really a San Francisco Bay estuary.

Various people who settle within Oakland are attracted to the cities gorgeous Mediterranean weather conditions, characterized by mild winters and warm summers. Due to its site, it is normally warmer then San Francisco and cooler then San Jose. At times, the northern part of the city experiences a cooling maritime fog, but the city is far enough inland so that the fog burns off by mid day.

As the city is a major West Coast Port, Over 200,000 jobs in the city are connected to cargo transport. Additionally, the companies Matson, Kaiser Permanente and Clorox have facilities in the city. Various businesses have decided to build their headquarters here, like for example Dreyers and Cost Plus World Markets. Oakland was likewise home to the very first London Drugs.

Oakland went through a population surge during the early 21st century. There was a new 10K plan which was implemented, that saw an influx of residents; precipitated thousands of new multifamily residences were made to accommodate them. This population surge can be attributed to the cities mild climate, as well as its somewhat central location in regards to bigger cities. Oakland provides a reasonable alternative to property prices and ski high rents within San Francisco, and provides beautiful views of the San Francisco and the Bay from its hillside neighbourhoods. Due to its expanding population, there has been some shopping districts constructed and an assortment of restaurants that reflect different international and native cultures.