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.
Write an essay between 400 and 500 words detailing one of the most important decisions you've made in your life. What information did you rely on? What decision did you make? How did you know it was the right choice?
Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017. Amount: $2,500.
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.
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: Monday, July 17, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field.
Deadline: Monday, July 17, 2017. Amount: $1,500.
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.
Job-Applications.com is proud to announce our new initiative, a college scholarship awarded twice a year designed to help working parents currently enrolled in higher education.
Deadline: Saturday, August 19, 2017. Amount: $1,000.
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.
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.
Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2017. Amount: $1000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Foreclosure.com has issued $63,000 in scholarship money to 35 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: Friday, December 15, 2017. Amount: up to $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.
The world needs more amazing CNAs. CNA Plus is proud to announce a new $2,000 scholarship prize for candidates studying to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Deadline: Sunday, December 31, 2017. Amount: $2,000.
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.
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: Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Amount: $1,500.
ACWA awards two $3,000 scholarships each spring to qualified students in water resources –related fields.
Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018. 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: Thursday, February 15, 2018. Amount: varies.
Big things come in small packages. And now, those simple gifts can really pay off in our Sweet and Simple Scholarship!
Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018. 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: Saturday, March 31, 2018. Amount: $2,500.