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Columbia College Scholarships and Awards -- Fall 2021 Cycle Opens Soon

ONE online application for 150 cash awards

Scholarship Application: CLICK HERE 

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

CCC Finish Line Scholarship -- Check back for updates


The  CCC Finish Line Scholarship is a significant new 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 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 ccfscholarships@yosemite.edu 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.  Now closed

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. Tuolumne County residents contact Gloria Winton for information at 209-743-5762, gjwinton@aol.com. Application deadline November 15, 2021

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.

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