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This is a list of various scholarships available to students. Most of the applications are done online, some are a pdf for you to print. If you have trouble printing, contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office in the 100 building.

Major or Group
Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to

Local Scholarship Opportunities

  California Retired Teachers Association Friday, April 24th 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
  Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz Scholarship Application Friday, April 3, 2015 by noon Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
SJSU Transfers SJSU Alumni Scholarship Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
  College of Engineering Scholarships- San Jose State University    
Nursing Program Cabrillo College 2015 Nursing Scholarship Friday, March 27, 2015 (by 3pm) Financial Aid Office
  Cabrillo College Philosophy Nonendowed Scholarship April 3, 2015 Submit application by email to:
  Bilingual Bicultural Studies and/or Puente Project Scholarship Monday, April 6th, 2015
  •  EOPS Office, Rm. 907                   
  • Bella Office, Room 301
  •   Puente Project Office, SAC West Room 135
Environmental Science, Sustainability, or Ecology La'akea Sky Smith Sustainability Scholarship March Financial Aid Office
  American Association of University Women, Santa Cruz County Branch (Tranfer for Pajaro Valley Unified School District High School Graduates) Friday, March 20th, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
  American Association of University Women (AAUW), Santa Cruz, Branch-Carol M. Symons Endowed Scholarship Friday, March 20, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Vocational/Technical Rotary Club of Santa Cruz, Vocational Scholarships 2014-2015 Available for Students Cabrillo College March 15, 2015 Donors
Student Athletes Coach Gene Johnson Student Athlete Nonendowed Scholarship Monday, March 9th, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Softball Mija's Softball High School Scholarship April 15, 2015 Financial Aid Office
  Marconi Civic Club- Fred Moro & Batista Ghio Memorial Scholarship Monday, March 9, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Music Rotary Club of Santa Cruz, Vocational Scholarships 2014-2015 Careers in Music Cabrillo College March 15, 2015 Donors
Foster Youth
Chafee Grant ongoing Donor
  The American Institute of Architects- Santa Clara Valley Chapter **(AIASCV currently has 4 different Scholarship Funds)** April 13, 2015 by 4pm. Donors
Various Community Foundation Scholarships All applications must be submitted electronically between January 12, 2015 and midnight PST on Sunday, March 8, 2015 Online
Foster Youth Foster Youth Independence Program ongoing Donor
Horticulture Monterey Bay Chapter California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers
March 31, 2015 Donors
Conservation (upper-division or Graduate Students) Emily M. Hewitt Memorial 2015 Scholarship April 15, 2015 Donors
STEM and First Generation College Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Monday, March 30, 2015 Financial Aid Office
All Majors
Many available: Check with your department today!
Various Various
RN Student WIA Scholarship
(apply through Cabrillo College Fast Track to Work Office 831-479-6344)
as funds are available Fast Track To Work Office

Expired Local Scholarships -- Check Back for Next Year!

Scholarship Name Typical Deadline Submit to
Requirements Omega Nu Scholarship March 25th Financial Aid Office
High School Seniors

High School Scholarship Application

March 2, 2015 Online
  Native Daughters of the Golden West, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 26- Mae B. Wilkin/ Phyrne Lorenz Scholarship Fund February 28, 2015 Donors
All Majors Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application
Feburary 23, 2015 by 5pm
Women Wanting to Transfer to UC The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Friday, February 27th, 2015 Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Children of Strawberry Farmers California Strawberry Scholarships February 15, 2015 Online
Social Justice Essay Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay-Scholarship Friday, January 23, 2015 Watsonville Center- Student Resource Center, Room A120 or
Aptos Campus- Student Affairs Office, SAC East Room 216
PG & E Launch of 2015 Bright Minds Scholarship Program February 9, 2015 Flyer

UCSC Transfers

Karl S. Pister February 2, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Allied Health
Health Career Academy and Scholarship Program November 11, 2014 Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Santa Cruz County High School Seniors

Cabrillo High School Scholarship

Late February/Early March Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Women Transfers to UC
Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Late February/Early March Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Education Related California Retired Teachers Association of Santa Cruz County March Financial Aid Office
Vocational Rotary Club of Santa Cruz March Donors

Cabrillo Nursing Scholarship

March Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Transfer to SJSU San Jose State Alumni University Alumni Association Santa Cruz Area Chapter March Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Horticulture and Agriculture Majors
California Association of Gardens and Nurseries March Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
DREAM Scholarship March 31st, 2014 Online
  Jeannie Witmer Memorial Scholarship Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Donors
  AGC California Construction Education Foundation July 31, 2014 Donor
Active in the community Cabrillo College Student Solidarity Club Outstanding Student April Financial Aid and Scholarships Office

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship

December 5, 2014 Online
Wildlife Professionals Phil Bassetti Memorial Scholarship May 1, 2014 Mail to Donor

Other Scholarship Opportunities

  Caners 2015 College Students Scholarship Application March 15, 2015 Donors
  Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts Postmarked by April 22, 2015 Donors
Agriculture Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Mail to Donor
  Angelina Saetta Memorial Nonendowed Scholarship for La Posada Staff April 3, 2015, by noon. Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
  Chicago Injury Center's Annual Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veterans June 1, 2015
  Live your Dream Education & Training Awards for Women (formerly Soroptimist Women's Award) November 15 Donors Various Online
  Virginia Smith Trust Scholarship Wednesday, April 15, 2015

or (209) 381-6604

  Educator for Fair Consideration (E4FC) Please visit link for further information Online
  For Computer Science Software Engineering Majors Various Check website for more information
Hispanic Scholarship Fund various Online
General Scholarships that do NOT require US Citizenship(multiple) various Various
Online Schools various Online
Latino College Dollars various Online
United Negro College Fund Scholarships (multiple) various Online various Online
Study Abroad Funding various Online
Scholarships for Schools various Online various Online
SallieMae Fund various Online various Online various Online
John W. Perry Fund ongoing Donor
PEO Program for Continuing Education Grant ongoing


PEO Educational Loan Fund ongoing Donor

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