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

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 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...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jan 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 $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
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 ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 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...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 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.  This scholarship has an intake period...

Appily Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
The Appily scholarship application is fast and easy.Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc.About the sponsors of the scholarship (EAB and Appily):EAB is the market leader in helping colleges...

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Fresno is a city situated centrally in the state of California in the USA. Based on the Census of 2010, the city had a population of 510,365 making it the biggest inland city in the state, the fifth biggest city in the state of California and the 34th biggest city in the States. The city of Fresno is located 274 km or 170 miles south of Sacramento, the state capital, and 322 km or 200 miles north of the city of Los Angeles. The population of the city is around 1,107,416. The name Fresno came from the Spanish language word that translates to ash tree. Because of this, the flag of the city of Fresno features an ash leaf.

At present, Fresno is one of the 40 most densely inhabited cities within the country. The city has a rapidly growing metro area with an estimated population of 430,000 residents. The three billion dollar agriculture business in Fresno County makes it the top county for agriculture in the USA. Some of the main crops are cotton, lettuce, grapes and tomatoes. The city of Fresno has more than 250 crops. The economy is likewise supported by other industries like food processing, glass and plastics, agricultural chemicals and equipment and computer software.

Within the Central Valley of California, the city of Fresno is the main economic factor within the area of agriculture, a sector of the economy which provides the city of Fresno with nearly 25 percent of the work in the region. It is projected that 1 in 3 jobs within the area are agriculture related, making the County of Fresno amongst the most well-known agricultural counties in the country. The most important crops are milk, cattle, peaches, turkeys, grapes, plums, cotton and tomatoes.

The main non-agricultural employment sectors are Utilities and Transportation, Government, Health Services and Education, Trade, Finance, Construction, Leisure and Hospitality, Manufacturing, Construction and Business and Professional Services.

The manufacturing sector in Fresno has an abundance of jobs in a variety of fields like for instance farm machinery, stone, glass products, metal products, transportation equipment, furniture and wood products. The agricultural technology and irrigation sectors offer many jobs. Other sectors consist of flexible food manufacturing, agricultural technology and advanced logistics. There are a lot of call centers also employing a portion of the workforce.

There are many cultural attractions and facilities found in the city of Fresno, like for example the Fresno Ballet and the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra which are hosted the Saroyan Theatre. The theatre got its name from William Saroyan, a Fresno-born author and poet. The Fresno Grand Opera is one more attraction along with a variety of local theatre companies and dance and music productions. The museums within the region consist of the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, the Fresno Art Museum, the Discovery Center and the African-American Museum. Every October, the city hosts the annual Blues Festival within the Tower District, located under the famous namesake water tower. Each springtime, the Conours D'Elegance is held at California State University in Fresno and this is the most anticipated antique auto show within the US.