Columbia College Scholarships and Awards
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of safety and health, the scholarship celebration will not be held this semester. Scholarship reviews are still underway and selections will be announced by the end of April.
2019-20 scholarship cycle has closed. Selections are underway and a new cycle will open during Fall 2020.
Scholarship Application: CLICK HERE
2019-20 Osher Scholarships: Closed
2019-20 General Scholarships: Closed
Columbia College Scholarships and 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. Use your student email to log in and check the website often for updates and new opportunities
Help for applicants:
- New Users Guide
- Application Tip Sheet and Instructions
- Personal Statement (Essay) Tips
- Writing a Personal Essay
- Essay Tips
- Browse Columbia College Foundation online scholarship opportunities here
For assistance with your scholarship application, stop by the Career & Transfer Center - Upper Manzanita or the Academic Achievement Center - Upper Tamarack. For additional information, contact the Foundation office via email at email@example.com or call 588-5065.
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 Scholarships Options:
Scholarships for Women: http://oedb.org/scholarships/women/
Grants for Single Moms: http://oedb.org/single-mother-grant/
Central Sierra Audubon Scholarships -- Opportunities for students in natural resources.
Tuolumne County Women's Network -- Opportunities for women.
Live Your Dream Award -- Opportunities for women (head of household) offered by local Soroptimist Clubs. The current cycle application deadline has passed. This opportunity will reopen August 1, 2020. Calaveras County residents please contact Julia Tidball at firstname.lastname@example.org or 209-768-0366 for more information. Tuolumne County residents contact Sharon Kelley for information at 209-770-3633.
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. The current cycle application deadline has passed.
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. The current cycle application deadline has passed.