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Columbia College Scholarships and Awards


Our NEW 2020-21 scholarship cycle is NOW OPEN! ONE online application for 150 cash awards

Scholarship Application: CLICK HERE   



2020-21 General Scholarships: 

Apply by Friday, December 18, 2020

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

Additional Fall 2020 opportunities:

  • Osher Scholarship -- NOW CLOSED
  • Fall 2020 Roberta Hughes Music Scholarships -- NOW CLOSED
  • Fall Hospitality Management Grants -- NOW CLOSED
  • Jordan Reyes Fire Academy -- Apply by Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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:

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.  Date to be mailed by March 18, 2021!

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 Julia Tidball at juliatidball@icloud.com or 209-768-0366 for more information. Tuolumne County residents contact Gloria Winton for information at 209-743-5762, gjwinton@aol.com. APPLY BY NOV. 15, 2020

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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