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!
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.
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, 2016. Amount: $1,500.
Discountrue knows that the world can be tough, especially for university or college students, who have to face a lot of new expenses. This is why we decided to fund a special scholarship and choose one person who presents their writing abilities to receive $3,000 in order to alleviate the costs of studying at a U.S university or college.
Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016. Amount: $3,000.
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: Friday, July 1, 2016. Amount: $1,000.
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: Friday, July 8, 2016. 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: Friday, July 8, 2016. Amount: $1,500.
Money for college? Enter to win today! Write an essay that tells why, for you personally, college education is worth the time, energy, and money.
Deadline: Friday, July 15, 2016. Amount: $2,500.
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: Friday, July 15, 2016. Amount: $2,000.
ADMINISTERED BY The American association of University Women (AAUW) China Lake/Ridgecrest Branch. Qualifications of Applicants:
1. Grade point average of at least 3.0 in college work.
2. Completion of at least 24 credit hours or equivalent semester hours
3. Acceptance from an accredited college or university for the 2016-2017 school year.
Applications must include the following to be considered complete:
1. A personal letter of no more than 2 typed pages stating the applicant’s goals and future plans.
2. Copies of all college transcripts.
3. Two current letters of recommendation.
4. Proof of acceptance from an accredited college or University
5. The completed Application.
If there are questions about the requirements, form, or process, please contact Judy Borden @ 760-446-7022 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAIL The completed application with the documents specified above in time to be received by July 20, 2016 to AAUW, P.O. Box 1473, Ridgecrest, CA 93556
Deadline: Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Amount: $1200.
Winning scholarships can be sweet - especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream.
Deadline: Sunday, July 31, 2016. Amount: $1,500.
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: Sunday, July 31, 2016. Amount: $2,500.
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 13, 2016. 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: Wednesday, August 31, 2016. 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: Friday, September 30, 2016. 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: Thursday, October 6, 2016. 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: Monday, October 31, 2016. 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: Monday, October 31, 2016. 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: Wednesday, November 30, 2016. Amount: $5,000.
Nootie Dog Treats has created a yearly scholarship to benefit students within the United States. Being a pet company, we feel our role is not only in making pets healthier, but bringing joy to their owners and people around the world. Pets make us feel good.
Deadline: Thursday, December 15, 2016. Amount: $500.
Foreclosure.com has issued $54,000 in scholarship money to 30 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 16, 2016. 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: Saturday, December 31, 2016. 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: Saturday, December 31, 2016. 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: 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.
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.