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Scholarships

This is a list of various scholarships available to students. Most of the applications are done online and some are available as a pdf for you to print. If you have trouble printing, contact Financial Aid at the Welcome Center in SAC East.

Major or Group
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to

Cabrillo Scholarship Opportunities

Planning for a career in the health occupations with a 3.0 GPA or better   Health Career Academy Scholarship Program November 6th, 2017 by 12pm

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SAC East, 2nd floor

Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Deadline Passed

Bldg. 100/ Counseling Department

female PVUSD grad who is graduating from Cabrillo and transferring to a four-year university in Fall 2017   AAUW- Transfer Scholarship for PVUSD Graduates Deadline Passed Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
female re-entry students at Cabrillo 25 years and older   AAUW- Re-entry Scholarship Deadline Passed Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
female re-entry students at Cabrillo   AAUW- Carol M. Symons Memorial Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Career Technical Education Students (CTE)   High Achievers Scholarship for Career Technical Education Deadline Passed

Your Program Chair

UCSC Transfers

  Karl S. Pister Deadline Passed
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Nursing Program No Cabrillo College 2017 Nursing Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, March 10, 2017 by 12:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Cabrillo Veterans who have taken CEM courses No Jon M. Rumble Scholarship Deadline Passed 12pm Friday, March 10th, 2017 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Rebecca J. Garcia Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, March 10, 2017 by 12:00pm

ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

EOP&S Office

Transfer/Career Center

Puente Office

STEM and First Generation College No Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Endowed Deadline Passed Friday, March 10, 2017 by 12pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Children's Center Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, March 10th, 2017 by 12pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz Scholarship Application Deadline Passed March 10, 2017 by 12:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
All Majors No Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application Deadline Passed
Environmental Science, Sustainability, or Ecology No La'akea Sky Smith Sustainability Scholarship Deadline Passed March 29th, 2017 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
SJSU Transfers No SJSU Alumni Scholarship

Deadline Passed Friday,
March 31st, 2017

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Philosophy No Cabrillo College Philosophy Nonendowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 31st, 2017 Submit application by email to: Cabrillo College Foundation
Cabrillo College Students pursuing a major in education and transferring to a four year institution No Delta Kappa Gamma- Zeta Chi Chapter, Jeanne Bates and Dorothee Wilhelm Grant Deadline Passed Friday, April 7th, 2017 Donors
Ceramics and Related Arts No Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts Deadline Passed April 21st, 2017 Donors
Computer Science, Software and/or Engineering Majors   For Computer Science Software Engineering Majors Ongoing Check website for more information
All Majors No
Many available: Check with your department today!
Ongoing Various

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunities

Cabrillo College High School Seniors No

Cabrillo College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Deadline Passed Online
Children of Strawberry Farm Workers No California Strawberry Commission 2017

Deadline Passed

Online

Student Athletes

Citizen/Permanent Resident COACH GENE JOHNSON Deadline Passed Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
High School Seniors enrolled full time with 3.0 GPA  

Mary Solari Scholarship Application:
50 Scholarships up to $2,000 each

Deadline Passed May 5th, 2017

Online
Foster Youth
Yes Chafee Grant Ongoing Donor
Foster Youth/ Guardian Scholars

Yes

Guardian Scholars Program Ongoing Donor

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Art or Design Majors   UncommonGoods $1,000 Scholarship July 15th, 2017 Online
    Duffy Law Scholarship July 15th, 2017 Online
At least 5 hours of community service and 3.0 GPA or above   Judge Bill Higgins Public Service Scholarship July 21st, 2017 Online
    $1,000 Future Inovator Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Full Time with 3.0 GPA or better majoring in Computer Science, Technology, Computer, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, or Multimedia Computing   Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology July 31st, 2017 Online
Enrolled full-time with minimun 3.0 GPA   $1,215 Magna Carta Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in college with minimun 3.5 GPA US Citizen or Legal Resident $2,500 Redfin Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Diagnosed with heart disease with a minimun 3.0 GPA   $1,000 Heart Disease Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
    $1,000 Reputation Stacker Scholarship Program July 31st, 2017 Online
    $1,000 Environmental Protection Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Attending a vocational program in Fall 2017 US Citizen $500 Allen Booth Craftsman Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Veteran of any branch of the US Armed Forces   Tona Law $1,000 Veteran's Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in college age 16-22   Aperture Education Essay Scholarship Contest July 31st, 2017 Online
Children who have lost a parent or had a parent seriously injured in an air medical or critical care ground transport accident    2017 Children's Scholarship Fund July 31st, 2017 Online
-Medical, nursing or rehabilitative medicine and therapy students
- Students studying special education teaching, policy or law
- Students aspiring to become caregivers or social workers
- Students studying adaptive recreation specialists
- Any other academic pursuit, goal, or experience that relates to neonatal injuries and/or disability
U.S. citizen or permanent resident HIE Help Center Scholarship July 31st, 2017 Online
2.5 GPA or better   Cirris Systems $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
Raised in a divorced and/or single-parent home, enrolled full-time with a 3.0 GPA or better   Raise Me Up $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
First year college student who volunteers   Welsh & Welsh $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
Interest in Travel   $500 Ulio&Jack Travel Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
First Year Student   Bey & Associates $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
Enrolled Full Time   WalletHacks $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
First year college students   Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2017 Online
Want to teach abroad? Must be a legal resident of the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, or hold a valid student visa in one of these 7 countries. ESL 101 $500 Scholarship August 15th, 2017 AND December 15th, 2017 Online
Majoring in Computer Science/ Engineering, Information Technology, Public Health, Nursing, or Psychology   Zendyhealth $1,500 Med Tech Scholarship August 15th, 2017 Online
Students interested in online Marketing, registered Full Time with a 3.0 GPA   Devconhomesecurity Annual $2,500 Scholarship August 15th, 2017 Online
Students who were or are in the CA High School Rodeo Assoc., District 4 OR CA 4-H Horse Program in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey and Contra Costa counties.   Jeannie Witmer $1,000 Memorial Scholarship August 16th, 2017 Donors
Female Sophomore, Junior or Senior w/ 3.0 GPA   Ukies $2,000 Innovative Women's Scholarship August 31st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better U.S. Citizen $1,000 Kabbage Entrepreneurs Scholarship August 31st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better Citizen or Legal U.S. Resident Job Descriptions Hub $500 Essay Scholarship August 31st, 2017 Online
    Broke Scholar $1,000 Opportunity Scholarship August 31st, 2017 Online
Foreign born student who now resides in the US or a US born student whose parents originated from another country   Immigration Lawyers $1,000 Scholarship September 1st, 2017 Online
    Gear Up Your Future Annual $2,000 Scholarship September 19th, 2017 Online
Women only U.S. Citizen $500 Skincare Ox Scholarship September 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better U.S. Citizen Salaries Wiki $500 Scholarship Program September 30th, 2017 Online
Enrolled at least half-time with a 3.0 GPA or greater U.S. Citizen Top Reveal Smart Home Scholarship September 30th, 2017 at 11pm Online
    Ucsbrha.com $1,000 Scholarship September 30th, 2017 Online
    Job Descriptions Wiki $1,000 Scholarship October 1st, 2017 Online
  US Citizen/Permanent Resident Sash Windows $1,000 Scholarship Program October 31st, 2017 Online
passion for online marketing   Pickist Annual $500 Internet Marketing Scholarship October 31st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or above   Grungo Colarulo Giving Back to the Community Scholarship October 31st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or above   Polson & Polson Conquering Adversity Scholarship October 31st, 2017 Online
    Salaries Hub $1,000 Scholarship November 1st, 2017 Online
    Stevens & McMillan $1,500 Scholarship November 15th, 2017 Online
    Nature's Cure Zone $1,000 Scholarship November 15th, 2017 Online
    Be Skin Host $1,500 Scholarship November 25th, 2017 Online
Full-Time Students with a 3.0 GPA interested in clean energy   PowerScout Smart Energy Home Scholarship November 30th, 2017 Online
  US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Quicken Loans $2,500 Scholarship November 30th, 2017 Online
2.5 GPA or better   Best of Bets $1,000 Scholarship November 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better and interested in pursuing law school   Aaron J Boria, PLLC, $500 Scholarship November 30th, 2017 AND March 30th, 2018 Online
Women with a 3.0 GPA or better  

$500 Kerri Castellini Womens Leadership Scholarship

November 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better  

$500 Karin Riley Porter Good Works Scholarship

November 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better   $500 Federal Justice Reform Scholarship November 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better   Ward Law Group Better Future Scholarship November 30th, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Staver Law Group $5,000 National Scholarship December 1st, 2017 Online
International students with a 3.0 GPA or better   Dream Go Scholarship- up to $10,000 per semester December 1st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better US Citizen/ Permanent Resident KNR Don't Text and Drive $5,000 Scholarship December 1st, 2017 Online
Enrolled Full-time US Citizen/ Permanent Resident AJ Madison $1,000 Scholarship December 1st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Krist Law Firm National $10,000 Scholarship December 1st, 2017 Online
You or a loved one have been affected by leukemia   The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia $1,000 Scholarship December 15th, 2017 Online
Female age 30or over US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Worthy Women Proffessional Scholarship December 15th, 2017 Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA and currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent   Veterans & Military Family $1,000 Scholarship December 15th, 2017 Online
Minimum 2.5 GPA enrolled Full-Time   AAACreditGuide $1,000 Scholarship Program December 15th, 2017 Online
Passion for the game of Soft Ball   YourSoftball $1,000 Scholarship December 20th, 2017 Online
  US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Fitwirr $1,000 Scholarship December 30th, 2017 Online
    $3,000 Healthy USA Scholarship December 31st, 2017 Online
    DocuTAP Scholarship Program December 31st, 2017 Online
    Pet Vacuum Lab $1,000 Scholarship December 31st, 2017 Online
    $2,000 Global Student Scholarship December 31st, 2017 Online
    $2,000 First in Family Scholarship December 31st, 2017 Online
  Citizen/Permanent Resident Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors $1,000 Scholarship January 15th, 2017 Online
In nursing program, 17 or older and 3.0 GPA or better   Healthcare Leaders Scholarship January 29th, 2018

Online

3.0 GPA or better  

Hamilton, Hull & Byrd $1,000 Giving Back Scholarship

January 31st, 2018

Online

3.0 GPA or better   Crotty Saland Equal Access to Justice Scholarship January 31st, 2018

Online

Raised in a divorced and/or single-parent home with a 3.0 GPA or better  

$1,000 Scholarship for Children of Divorce and Single-Parent Families

January 31st, 2018

Online

Demonstrates exceptional commitment to natural conservation and environmental stewardship in his or her own community with a 3.0 GPA or better   2017 Local Conservation Scholarship January 31st, 2018

Online

Interest in healthy communities with a 3.0 GPA or better   2017 Healthy Communities Scholarship January 31st, 2018

Online

Interest in making a difference in the lives of immigrants with a 3.0 GPA or better   2017 Dream Act Scholarhsip January 31st, 2018

Online

Interest in service and activism with a 3.0 GPA or better   $500 Good Deeds Scholarship January 31st, 2018

Online

Minimum 2.5 GPA
US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Madison Heating and Cooling $500 Scholarship February 15th, 2018 Online
At least a 3.0 GPA
  $500 Healthy Living Scholarship February 28th, 2018 Online
U.S Citizen Cyberbullying for Teens Scholarship- $1250 February 28th, 2018 Online
US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Milwaukee Roofing $500 Scholarship March 15th, 2018 Online
Minimum 2.5 GPA
US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Chicago Heating and Cooling Pros Scholarship March 15th, 2018 Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA with interest in protecting natural resources
  Future Resources $500 Scholarship March 31st, 2018 Online
Female student Minimum 3.0 GPA with an interest in business or entrepreneurship
  Angela Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship March 31st, 2018 Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA
  Brighter Future Scholarship March 31st, 2018 Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA
  Outstanding Citizen Scholarship March 31st, 2018 Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA
  Nicholas Braswell Strong Roots Scholarship March 31st, 2018 Online
  InvestmentZen $1,000 Scholarship April 1st, 2018 Online
  Study.com April 1st, 2018 Online
Enrolled Full-Time  

The InvestmentZen $1,000 Financial Future Scholarship

April 1st, 2018 Online
2.5 GPA or greater
  ECIG $1,000 Scholarship April 30th, 2018 Online
  Baby Gear Guide $1,000 Scholarship April 30th, 2018 Online
    QED Financial Opportunity Scholarship May 1st, 2018 Online
  Citizen/Permanent Resident Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship May 31st, 2018 Online
Enrolled Full Time and actively volunteering in your community Citizen/Permanent Resident Ampronix College Scholarship May 31st, 2018 Online
Major or Minor in Marketing, Business, Economics, IT, Communication, Advertising and Management   SurveySays Annual $1,000 Marketing Scholarship May 31st, 2018 Online
Single Parents enrolled Full Time   Single Parent Scholarship ongoing

Online

   

Univeristy Tutor Monthly $1000 College Scholarship

Natalie Phillips: natalie@universitytutor.com

Monthly/Ongoing Online
African-American Students   African-American Grants various

Online

Minority students in a STEM major   Scholarships for Minorities various

Online

Women in a STEM major   Scholarships for Women various

Online

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships various

Online

Santa Cruz County Students No Community Foundation Scholarships for Santa Cruz County various Online
Students with Disabilities   BestColleges.com Ongoing Online
Hispanic & Latino Students   BestColleges.com Various Online
Minority Students
  OnlineSchools.org various Online
  BlackStudents.com various Online
  Study Abroad Funding various Online
  AccountingMajors.com various Online
  Scholarships and Grants for Women various Online
  Scholarships and Grants for Single Moms various Online
    Luna Regina Healthy Eating Scholarship Deadline Passed June 30th, 2017 Online
Business Majors   Hard Money Lender $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed July 1st, 2017 Online
3.0 GPA or better   Goldberg Weisman Cairo Annual Scholarship Deadline Passed July 1st, 2017 Online
  Citizen/Permanent Resident Personal Finance Scholarship Deadline Passed July 1st, 2017 Online
    Pick HVAC $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed May 30th, 2017

Online

Pursuing degree with 2.5GPA or better US Citizen New York Computer Rental $2,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31st, 2017 by 11:59pm EST

Online

Pursuing degree with 2.5GPA or better US Citizen Vernon Computer Source $2,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31st, 2017 by 11:59pm EST

Online

Business, Marketing or Communications Majors    AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31st, 2017 Online
Must be under a physician's care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy
Yes $1,000 Medical Scholarships Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Full-time student Citizen/Permanent Resident $1,500 Taradash Law Firm Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Full-time student Citizen/Permanent Resident $5,000 Cogburn Law Offices Adversity Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Full-time student Citizen/Permanent Resident $5,000 George T. Bochanis Law Offices College Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Full-time student Citizen/Permanent Resident $2,000 Keller Law Offices Scholarship for Higher Education Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Full-time student with need   $5,000 Ankin Law Offices College Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
Pursuing Career in Agriculture and resident of Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito   Jose Luis Mandujano Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Donors
Career interest in helping children Citizen/Permanent Resident Dwyer Child Advocate $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
3.25 GPA or better Citizen/Permanent Resident Children's Dentistry of Charlottesville $1,000 Child Empowerment Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online
3.25 GPA or better Citizen/Permanent Resident Timberhill Dental Community Star $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed June 1st, 2017 Online

Single Mom's enrolled in Community College with a 2.5 GPA

Current residents of Alameda County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, and San Mateo County; preference will be given to residents of Oakland, San Jose, Watsonville and East Palo Alto

  $10,000 Deblinger Family Scholarship Deadline Passed May 24th, 2017 by 5PM

Donors

Majors in Horticulture or Agribusiness related to Horticulture   Caners Foundation 2017 Scholarship Deadline Passed March 15th, 2017 Donors
Woman from Monterey, San Benito or SC County pursuing a degree in agriculture or related area No CWA Women Pursuing Degrees in Agriculture Scholarship Deadline Passed March 20, 2017 Mail to Donors
Woman from Monterey, San Benito or SC County employed as farm workers or parent/spouse employed as farm workers No CWA Farm Worker Scholarship Deadline Passed March 20, 2017 Mail to Donors
  Hispanic Scholarship Fund Deadline Passed March 30, 2017 Online
SC County students transferring to SJSU No SJSU Transfer Scholarship Deadline Passed March 31, 2017 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
North County High School Graduates   Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu March 31, 2017 Counseling Office or Mail to Donors
Fire Technology Student raised in Santa Cruz area   Capt. John Orlando Memorial Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, March 31, 2017 by 12pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Fire Technology Student   John B Tripodi Firefighter Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, March 31, 2017 by 12pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Woman of Chicana/Latina heritage enrolled full time in college in Santa Cruz County   Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program Deadline Passed March 31, 2017 Mail to Donors
Pursuing Education for a Career in Teaching   Association of California School Administrators $500 Scholarship Deadline Passed April 10th, 2017 Donors
Business/Accounting majors working towards a career in Accounting   Surgent CPA Review Scholarship AND Professional Education Scholarship Deadline Passed April 15th, 2017 Online
Want to work with senior citizens? No A Place for Mom- Senior Care Scholarship Deadline Passed April 15th, 2017 Online
Vocational/Technical   Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Vocational Scholarships)

Deadline Passed
April 15, 2017

Donors
Music Students   Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Careers in Music) Deadline Passed
April 15, 2017
Donors
Education Related Citizen/Permanent Resident California Retired Teachers Association of Santa Cruz County Deadline Passed April 21st, 2017 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Albertson & Davidson, LLP Deadline Passed April 25, 2017 Online
    Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship- $2,500

Deadline Passed April 30, 2017

Online
Minimum 3.0 GPA Citizen/Permanent Resident Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program

Deadline Passed April 30, 2017

Online
Planning to transfer to a four-year college in Fall 2018 and part of the LGBT Community No The Point Community College Scholarship Deadline Passed May 1st, 2017 Online
Business or STEM No California Transportation Foundation Deadline Passed May 1st, 2017 Online
Enrolled Full Time   Aging Matters $1,500 Scholarship Deadline passed May 15th, 2017 Online
    Citrix RightSignature Stories Scholarship Contest Deadline Passed May 15th, 2017 Online
Enrolled with a Federally recognized tribe   California Indian Forest & Fire Management Council Scholarship Application Deadline Passed May 26th, 2017 Donors
Enrolled in a CTE program for Fall 17, have financial need, involved in community service and 30 years old or younger US Citizen $2,500 Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program Deadline Passed June 15th, 2017 Online
Majors in Agriculture   2017 Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed Donors
Multiple Citizen/Permanent Resident Native Daughters of the Golden West, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 26- Mae B. Wilkin/ Phyrne Lorenz Scholarship Fund Deadline Passed
Donors
Women seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math No The Science Ambassador Scholarship Deadline passed

Online

Engineering Students   Builders Foundation Scholarships Deadline Passed Online
Women supporting at least 1 family member, enrolled in a college or vocational program and have financial need   Soroptomist- Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women Deadline Passed Download application and submit to donors- see application for details
Hispanic & Latino Students   Latinos in Technology Deadline Passed Online
Engineering Students Citizen SMART Scholarship Deadline Passed Online
Hispanic & Latino Students   AHSIE- Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators Deadline Passed Online
Social Justice Essay No Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay-Scholarship Deadline Passed Student Senate Office: Room 902-Aptos, Room A100- Watsonville

 

 

 


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