Upcoming Scholarships

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2021-2022 CCCSFAAA Scholarship Application

The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) will sponsor student scholarships: 

A total of ten (10) $500 student scholarships, one (1) $500 scholarships for each of the ten (10) California Community College regions across the state. In addition, there will be one (1) $1,000 scholarship from the “Mariana Deeken, Well it Depends” scholarship fund.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enrolled in at least 6 units for Spring 2022
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have remaining need of at least $1000.00
  • Applied for State and/or Federal Financial Aid

Access the application here for additional information and to apply.
Deadline: Monday February 7, 2022 11:59PM PST.

 

The California Strawberry Scholarship

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program was founded by growers to help California strawberry farmworkers or children of California strawberry farmworkers to further their educational and career goals. Funds awarded can be applied toward a scholastic or vocational program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • First-time applicants must have a parent who is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker).
  • Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which the scholarship is requested.
  • Maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Verification of Parent Employment
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay
  • Official high school and/or college transcripts

Access the application here for additional information and to apply.
Deadline: Tuesday February 15, 2022 by 11:59PM PST.

 

 

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College of the Desert District (DCCD) Foundation scholarships


These cholarships are open to continuing and transferring students. Qualifications for scholarships vary from type of major, GPA, number of units completed, county of residence, transfer goal, etc. In order for students to be considered for a Foundation scholarship, he/she must complete the scholarship application and go through the eligibility and selection process. Scholarships are usually awarded to the student(s) who best fit the criteria as established by the donor and or organization providing the scholarship funds.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Qualifications for scholarships vary.


Access the application here for additional information and to apply.
Deadline: Friday April 15, 2022 11:59PM PST.

 

 

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College of the Desert District (DCCD) Foundation

The DCCD Foundation offers scholarships for continuing and transferring students. Qualifications for scholarships vary from type of major, GPA, number of units completed, county of residence, transfer goal, etc.

In order for students to be considered for a Foundation scholarship, he/she must complete the scholarship application and go through the eligibility and selection process. Scholarships are usually awarded to the student(s) who best fit the criteria as established by the donor and or organization providing the scholarship funds.

Read more about College of the Desert's Scholarship on the Financial Aid site

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OneFuture Coachella Valley (OFCV)

OneFuture Coachella Valley works to help all students graduate prepared for college, career, and life — expanding and enhancing the local workforce so that our youth and economy thrive.

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The Dr. Carreón Foundation

The Reynaldo J. Carreón M.D. Foundation was founded in 1991 by the late valley philanthropist and pioneer, Dr. Carreón, to provide underprivileged students of Mexican descent a chance to pursue a higher education.

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Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship List

The MALDEF Scholarship List is an informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators.

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Scholarships A-Z

Scholarships A-Z has a list of scholarships for undocumented students, sorted out by the month that they’re due.

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Paying for College: Student Resource Guide

Student Resource Guide is provided by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s District Office.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.

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Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund (SALEF)

SALEF's mission is to promote the civic participation and representation of the Salvadoran and other Latino communities in the U.S., promote the economic development and democracy in El Salvador, as well as to advocate for its economic, educational, and political advancement and growth.

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DREAMer's Roadmap

Dreamers Roadmap is a national non profit app that helps undocumented students find scholarships to go to college and helps students keep track of application deadlines.

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Immigrants Rising

Immigrant Rising’s List of Undergraduate Scholarships contains scholarships for undergraduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. This up-to-date list, organized by deadline date, contains scholarships at the local (Bay Area), state and national level.

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TheDream.us

TheDream.us offers scholarships to undocumented students with DACA or DACA qualifications to attend one of their Partner Colleges across the country. Open to high school and community college graduates.

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Golden Door Scholar

Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA students who wish to pursue a career in Computer Science, Tech, Engineering, or a related field. Eligible students may be currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree, high school seniors or recent high school graduates.