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:

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
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...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
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, or...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 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: Oct 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...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 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...

Back to School Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.To be eligible for the Scholarship you:A)...

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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.