Scholarship Workshops

The Financial Aid Office hosts workshops for students that need assistance with our COD Scholarship Application. Below are the dates/times for in-person scholarship workshop offered at the Palm Desert Campus.

Palm Desert Campus - Dates/Times:
December 13th, 2023 (Wednesday) 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
January 18th, 2023 (Thursday) 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
February 12th, 2024 (Monday) 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March 19th, 2024 (Tuesday) 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
April 17th, 2024 (Wednesday) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
April 30th, 2024 (Tuesday) 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location - COD Library, Rm H227 (Palm Desert Campus)


Indio Campus - Dates/Times:
April 25th, 2024 (Thursday) 11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
April 29th, 2024 (Monday) 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location - Indio Campus 2nd Floor, Room 206


Thank You Card Requirements

If you are selected, COD scholarship recipients will be notified via MyCOD email during the Summer 2024 term. Email notification will provide recipients with details on next steps to accept your COD scholarship and instructions on the Thank You Letter requirement.

As a scholarship recipients, students will be required to submit an approved Thank You Letter for their donor(s) Please be sure to complete your Thank You Letter requirement as soon as possible to ensure your scholarship arrives in a timely manner.

Students will have until the end of the term to complete the requirement, otherwise, the scholarship may be withdrawn.

Thank You Card Templates 

We have included thank you card templates. 

Thank You Card Tips 

As you write your Thank You Letter, we encourage you to consider the following:

  • Express your unique personality
  • Be sincere and express enthusiasm
  • Importance of the scholarship received to you and/or family
  • Positive Impacts on your academic career and future
  • Your background, goals, interests and activities
  • Write clearly and precisely (IMPORTANT: Grammar)