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 Columbia College Scholarships and Awards

The 2023-2024 Columbia College Scholarship Application is NOW CLOSED

Scholarship recipients will recieve notification of awards in April 2024. All correspondence will be sent to your college e-mail.

The 2024-2025 Columbia College Scholarship application will OPEN in September 2024.

Off-Campus Scholarship Opportunities

The Columbia College Foundation Scholarship Office provides the information listed as a courtesy. We do not promote, validate, or maintain the websites for Outside Non-Columbia College Foundation Scholarship opportunities.                      

Off-Campus Scholarship Opportunities:

HBCU Scholarship -- Opportunities for students who plan to study communications at an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).  2024 application is NOW OPEN for students pursuing a communications degree 

Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) - Now in its 18th year, WITS has supported 169 women pursuing a degree in computer science, information management systems, or another IT-related field. Visionary Integration Professionals is proud to help women in their journey to becoming the great thinkers, achievers, and creators of tomorrow’s information technology industry. The WITS Program will grant multiple scholarship awards that value up to $2,500.00 per recipient.  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2024

Scholarships for Women - Application deadlines and awards vary.

Grants for Single Moms - Applicaiton deadlines and awards vary.

Tuolumne County Women's Network -- Opportunities for women. 

Live Your Dream Award -- Opportunities for women (head of household) offered by local Soroptimist Clubs. Calaveras County residents please contact Debbie Morris at 209-890-3178 for more information. Contact Gloria Winton for information at 209-743-5762, gjwinton@aol.com.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative -- $6,000 scholarship to recognize service to the LGBT+ community. For graduating high school and community college students in northern and central California. NOW OPEN

Hope for Healing Scholarship -- $5,000 scholarship for students students who have been accepted to a four-year institution with a planned course of study in the area of of mental and behavioral health or psychiatric nursing as demonstrated by a major or minor course of study. 2024 application is NOW OPEN.

Narcotics.com Spring 2024 College Scholarship - $1,750 in College Scholarships to be awarded.  Spring 2024 application is NOW OPEN

ARK Behavioral Health Scholarship - NOW OPEN - Deadline to apply is July 15, 2024

Columbia College Scholarships

The 2024-2025 Columbia College Scholarship Application OPENS in September 2024

One online application for more than 150 cash awards

The Columbia College Foundation works with dozens of community donors to offer scholarships and awards to Columbia College students. Scholarships and award opportunities are available for students in all fields of study. GPA and other selection criteria vary. With our online scholarship application, students can apply for more than 80 opportunities with one online application.

If you are a current Columbia College student you can click here to APPLY, use your college e-mail address to log in.

CCC Finish Line Scholarship now at Columbia! The  CCC Finish Line Scholarship is a significant opportunity to help Columbia College students who are at least halfway to their educational goal at Columbia and can complete their desired certificate(s) and degree(s) if they attend fulltime over the next one or two semesters. The Columbia College Foundation is offering 20 awards of $2,500 per semester , in partnership with the California Community College Finish Line Scholars program.

Selected CCC Finish Line Scholars must enroll fulltime (or equivalent) and will be asked to participate in a peer support group that will provide additional resources and career support while providing feedback to the scholarship team for future awards. Requirements: Cumulative GPA of 2.5, qualify for California Promise Grant fee waiver, at least halfway to desired goal of a certificate and/or associate degree, enroll fulltime (or equivalent) during period of support. Financial need will be considered.

Questions? Call the Columbia College Foundation at (209) 588-5065

Help for applicants:

For hands-on assistance with your Columbia College Scholarship Application:

  • Welcome Desk (Student Ambassadors) - Upper Manzanita Lobby - (209) 588-2194
  • Career & Transfer Center staff - Upper Manzanita - (209) 588-5273
  • Academic Achievement Center - Upper Tamarack - (209) 588-5088
  • For additional information, contact the Foundation office via email at ccfscholarships@yosemite.edu or call (209) 588-5065.


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