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, go online and get started TODAY!
More than $100,000 available in local awards. $30,000 in local STEM scholarships. Check it out! The 2017-18 scholarship application is now available. Apply now!
Apply now for scholarship opportunities for next year - ONE easy online application for more than 50 Awards!
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.
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: Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
Each year, ACWA awards the $5,000 Clair Hill Scholarship to a qualified student in a water resources-related field of study.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Amount: $5,000.
The Stephen K. Hall Water Law & Policy $7,000 Scholarship is presented annually to a qualified graduate student majoring in law, policy or public administration with a focus or concentration in California water resources.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Amount: $7,000.
ACWA awards two $3,000 scholarships each spring to qualified students in water resources –related fields.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Amount: two $3,000 scholarships.
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: Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Amount: varies.
Big things come in small packages. And now, those simple gifts can really pay off in our Sweet and Simple Scholarship!
Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
Applicants must be the son or daughter of one of the following: Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, medical discharge, was wounded, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with a U.S. Marine unit; Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, medical discharge, was wounded, or was killed in the U.S. Navy.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Amount: from $1,500 up.
College is expensive. SEMA can help. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Amount: $2,000 - $3,000 or $5,000.
Win one of three $1500 Scholarships. Tell us about how small business has influenced your life and how you plan to use that experience in the future. Three deserving individuals will win a scholarship to use toward furthering their education at the college or university of their choice.
Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
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: Friday, March 31, 2017. Amount: $2,500.
The Calcot-Seitz Scholarship has been established for promising young students from Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas who plan to attend a college or are attending a college offering at least a FOUR-YEAR DEGREE in Agriculture.
Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017. Amount: up to $3,000.
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: Saturday, April 1, 2017. Amount: $1000.
Pelican Water seeks to support the next generation of leaders and innovators with our college scholarship contest.
Deadline: Saturday, April 15, 2017. Amount: $1,500, $1,000, or $500.
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: Sunday, April 30, 2017. Amount: $3,000.
At Westway Electric Supply, we believe in higher education and giving back to the community. To show our support to those pursuing an undergraduate degree, we are pleased to announce our annual Illuminating Ideas Scholarship Award. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college undergrad students.
Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
Deadline: Monday, May 22, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
Cottage Inn would like to recognize those that embrace education. Education is a fundamental need for the future growth of our nation. We are seeking applicants with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in High School. The scholarship award will be made payable to the college or university of your choice to help pay for your education.
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Amount: $2,500, $1,000, and $500.
At Ampronix, we strive to give back to the community and that is why we are promoting our College Scholarship Program. We will be giving away a total of $2,250 to 3 chosen applicants who demonstrate passion for their field of study and great desire to give back to their community.
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Amount: $1000 or $750 or $500.
Crown and Caliber is an advocate of the entrepreneurial spirit and because of this passion we’re offering one student a $1,000 scholarship based on their entrepreneurial abilities!
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship, which grants a $2,500 scholarship to one college student each year, is awarded to undergraduate students studying in the Business/Marketing/Communications fields, as they pursue their educational and professional goals.
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Amount: $2,500.
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: Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
Deadline: Monday, June 12, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
Oz Moving & Storage knows that moving to college is tough; leaving your family behind to live on your own is just one of the many challenges that new students face. We also love to give back to the community. That’s why we want to make everything a little bit easier.
Deadline: Thursday, June 15, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
The Blade Guru website is thrilled to offer the $1,000 Self-Defense Scholarship. It is available to any undergraduate and postgraduate college student. The $1,000 scholarship grant can be used toward course materials, books, and other educational resources.
Deadline: Friday, June 16, 2017. Amount: $1000.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline: Monday, June 19, 2017. Amount: $500.
Are you caring for an adult relative while enrolled in a U.S. college or university? When you're living with your aging loved one, managing their finances because they no longer can, taking them to doctors appointments -- we know that caregiving can be both difficult and rewarding. As America’s leading senior care resource for family caregivers, we know that juggling the responsibilities of caregiving and student life is a unique challenge.
Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017. Amount: three $1,500 scholarships.
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: Friday, June 30, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn scholarship award to college students across the United States to honor the learning done in and outside of classroom walls.
Deadline: Saturday, July 1, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
Bradley R. Corbett, a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney located in San Diego, is offering an annual $2000 scholarship to one college/university student in the United States.
Deadline: Saturday, July 15, 2017. Amount: $2,000.
Winning scholarships can be sweet - especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream.
Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the student that best meet the eligibility rules. Please pay close attention to what is required or your entry might be discarded without any consideration for the one-thousand dollars prize.
Deadline: Thursday, August 31, 2017. Amount: $1000.
Scholarships can be fun! Take a break from the boring application routine and make us laugh. That's right; we want a real LOL moment.
Deadline: Thursday, August 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time.
Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017. Amount: $500.
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: Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Amount: $2,000.
Enhancedinsurance.com understands the immense need for higher education and wants to do our part to mitigate the rising cost to the individual. We also believe that insurance has a valid role in maintaining the fabric of our society.
Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Amount: $2,500.
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: Thursday, November 30, 2017. Amount: $5,000.
College is one of the most amazing experiences of your life. It's a leap into possibility, into the unknown. It will shape the course of your future.
Deadline: Sunday, December 31, 2017. 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: Sunday, December 31, 2017. Amount: $1,500.