Scholarships are monies that you do not have to pay back and are based on criteria such as educational degree/majors, grade point average, or financial need. A variety of scholarships are available to our students. Applying for scholarships is easy. Remember, after every summer semester you will need to reapply.
The CCCC Foundation works with dozens of community donors to offer scholarships and awards to Cerro Coso students just like you with one easy application and more than 50 opportunities for cash awards.
More than $100,000 available in local awards. $30,000 in local STEM scholarships. Check it out!
The CCCC Foundation is committed to helping students succeed in college through its scholarship program. Fundraising events are held throughout the year to raise money for scholarships for Cerro Coso students. The amounts awarded are determined by the amounts donated throughout the year. The following Foundation Scholarships are available:
If you have questions about Scholarships please contact:Candace Cornett
There are a variety of outside scholarships that are available to students from various businesses and organizations. The following websites may provide you with helpful information regarding scholarships. Please note, these sites are not part of Cerro Coso Community College; emails to these organizations will not go to Cerro Coso but rather the agency itself. See tab above for the list of currently open outside scholarships that have come to our attention.
Has "The Walking Dead" got you thinking what you might do if your streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan - and quick!
Deadline: Sunday, October 31, 2021. Amount: $2,000.
Submit a 750 to 1,500 word essay describing how your experience working for yourself as either a contractor or small business owner has impacted your view of education and your future.
Deadline: Monday, November 1, 2021. Amount: $1000.
Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree at an accredited college or university.
Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Amount: $1,000.
While continuing your education takes time, and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. Our Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics?
Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Amount: $5,000.
Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science.
Deadline: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Amount: $1,500.
Foreclosure.com has issued $72,000 in scholarship money to 40 college students nationwide since the program was introduced in 2009. Each year, the company challenges future leaders of America to provide creative solutions/ideas to many of the nation's most critical issues, real estate in particular, which can be used to help foster a robust United States housing market.
Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Amount: up to $2,500.
The first national scholarship exclusively dedicated to helping underserved Transgender students get affordable access to a college education.
Deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021. Amount: $2,500.
Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?
Deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021. Amount: $10,000.
Inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what's truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count.
Deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021. Amount: $1,500.
It's crazy to think of all the amazing stories that happen as soon as we close our eyes and drift to sleep. It could be in a deep slumber or perhaps in a carefree daze, but our dreams can help shape our ideas, perceptions, and - now - education.
Deadline: Monday, January 31, 2022. Amount: $1,500.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.
Deadline: Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Amount: varies.
Big things come in small packages. And now, those simple gifts can really pay off in our Sweet and Simple Scholarship!
Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022. Amount: $1,500.
Each year through the Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law & Policy Scholarship Program, ACWA awards one scholarship to a qualified graduate student.
Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Amount: $10,000.
Each year, ACWA awards the $5,000 Clair Hill Scholarship to a qualified student in a water resources-related field of study.
Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Amount: $5,000.
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm wants to enable the nurse workforce of the future.
Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Amount: $2,500.
College is expensive! SEMA can help! Earn up to $5,000 for School. Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition, and helps SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply!
Deadline: Thursday, March 3, 2022. Amount: $2,000 - $3,000 or $5,000.
Have you ever wondered where you'd go if you could fly around downtown? Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world - to each his own. For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.
Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2022. Amount: $2,500.
The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) supports LD students who wish to attend a California community college. We provide year-round support for 3 years that can total up to $5,500.
Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2022. Amount: $500 per semester.
It's often been said that "education is the key to success." What doors could your educational "key" open? It's not cheap to get a college degree, and many college-bound students see a shut door for education. We're here to help open it again.
Deadline: Saturday, April 30, 2022. Amount: $3,000.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Deadline: Saturday, May 21, 2022. Amount: $1,000.
What does the number five mean to you? One is the loneliest number. Three is a crowd. Then there is five. What's so special about five? Well, for starters, this lucky number could help you win a $1,500 scholarship.
Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Amount: $1,500.
Mistakes - we've all made them. Too bad life doesn't always give you a mulligan. Or does it? What if you had the chance to "do-over" a moment in your life? What would it be? How would it affect you and your future?
Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022. Amount: $1,500.