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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.

Cabrillo/Local Scholarship Opportunities

Major or Group
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to
    Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships various

Online

Santa Cruz County Students No Community Foundation Scholarships for Santa Cruz County various Online
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
Pursuing Career in Nursing and currently enrolled in RN Program   Silicon Valley Oncology Nursing Society $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed June 30, 2019 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 Information

 

 

Deadline Passed May 24th, 2019 by 5PM

Apply Online

Resident of Monterey County with preference to Monterey County High School grads.
3.0 GPA or higher and full-time enrollment in an agriculturally related program.

US Citizen or Premanent Resident Albert Jensen Agriculture Scholarship

Deadline Passed April 25, 2019 by 5:00pm

Donors
Pursuing Career in Agriculture and resident of Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito   Jose Luis Mandujano Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed April 30, 2019 Donors
Pursuing Career in Floriculture or Horticulture   CalFlowers 2019 Scholarship- American Floral Endowment Deadline Passed May 1, 2019 Online
Cabrillo Veterans who have taken CEM courses No Jon M. Rumble Scholarship Deadline Passed April 15, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
North County High School Graduates with 3.0 GPA or better   Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu Deadline Passed March 29, 2019 Mail to Donors
Enrolled 6+ units for Spring 2019, cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and applied for financial aid   CCCSFAAA $500 and $1,000 Scholarship Program

Deadline Passed Monday, April 1st, 2019

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SAC East, 2nd floor

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 Monday, April 1st, 2019 Donors
Resident of San Benito County for at least one year and seeking employment in a healthcare field
  Hazel Hawkins Hospital 2018 Scholarship

Deadline Passed Monday, April 1st, 2019

Donors
Environmental Science, Sustainability, or Ecology No La'akea Sky Smith Sustainability Scholarship Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Vocational/Technical   Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Vocational Scholarships)

Deadline Passed March 15, 2019

Donors
Music Students   Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Careers in Music)

Deadline Passed March 15, 2019

Donors
Majors in Horticulture or Agribusiness related to Horticulture enrolled in 6 or more units   Caners Foundation 2018 Schoolarship Deadline Passed March 15th, 2019 Donors
Culinary Students with 3.0 GPA or higher and resident of Monterey, Santa Cruz or SanBenito Counties   American Culinary Federation Monterey Bay Chapter Marc H.Vedrines Scholarship $1,000-2,500

Deadline Passed March 15, 2019

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 19th, 2019 Mail to 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 19th, 2019 Mail to Donors
SJSU Transfers No SJSU Alumni Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 22nd, 2019

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Rebecca J. Garcia Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

Watsonville Student Resources Center

Nursing Program No Cabrillo College 2018 Nursing Scholarship Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
STEM and First Generation College No Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Endowed Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
La Posada Staff   Angelina Saetta Memorial Nonendowed Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Fire Technology Student raised in Santa Cruz area   Capt. John Orlando Memorial Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Fire Technology Student   John B Tripodi Firefighter Scholarship Deadline Passed March 11, 2019 by 5:00pm Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Sophomores and Juniors pursuing careers in Conservation/Environment, Native American Healthcare or Tribal Policy   Udall Undergraduate Scholarship- up to $7,000 Deadline Passed March 7th, 2019

Contact
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu to receive access to the online application

Multiple Citizen/Permanent Resident Native Daughters of the Golden West, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 26- Mae B. Wilkin/ Phyrne Lorenz Scholarship Fund Deadline Passed February 28th, 2019
Donors
Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Deadline Passed February 22, 2019 by 5pm

Bldg. 100/ Counseling Department

Majors in Agriculture   2019 Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 15th, 2019 Donors
    $1,500 Bay Federal Scholarship

Deadline Passed Feb. 1st, 2019

Online

Social Justice Essay   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay- Scholarship Deadline Passed February 4th, 2019

Student Senate Office: Room 902-Aptos, Room A100- Watsonville

2.75 GPA or above and completed 6+ units in Fall 2018

  Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application Deadline Passed Friday, February 8th, 2019 by 5pm

eForms

UCSC Transfers

  Karl S. Pister Scholarship Deadline Passed February 8th, 2019 by 5pm
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

Female students who are at least 25 years old and returning to college at Cabrillo with 3.0 GPA

  AAUW Re-Entry Scholarship Deadline Passed February 8th, 2019 by 5pm
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

PVUSD Graduates with a 3.0 GPA at Cabrillo, with plans to transfer in Fall 2018

  AAUW Transfer Scholarship for PVUSD Grads Deadline Passed February 8th, 2019 by 5pm
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

Re-entry women pursuing an education at Cabrillo with a 3.0 GPA

  AAUW Carol M. Symons Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 8th, 2019 by 5pm
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Career Technical Education Students (CTE) with a 3.0GPA or better   High Achievers Scholarship for Career Technical Education

Deadline Passed November 26th, 2018 by 5pm

Your Program Chair

Students planning to attend Sacramento State in Fall 19
  Sacramento State Alumni Scholarships $1,000-$3,000 Deadline passed March 15, 2019 Online

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunities

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

Yes

Guardian Scholars Program Ongoing Donor
Graduating Senior in Santa Cruz County w/ 2.0 GPA

 

Santa Cruz NAACP Youth Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31, 2019 Donor

WHS Student Athletes

Citizen/Permanent Resident Coach Gene Johnson Scholarship Deadline Passed March 25, 2019 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SAC East 2nd floor
Cabrillo College High School Seniors No

Cabrillo College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Deadline Passed March 22, 2018 Online
Children of Strawberry Farm Workers or Students that are employed as strawberry fieldworkers

GPA: 2.0 or greater and enrolled full time
No 2019 California Strawberry Commission Scholarship

Deadline Passed Re-applying: February 1, 2019 First-time: February 15, 2019

Online
Youth who have experienced homelessness and entering college for the first time in 2019-2020
  Schoolhouse Connection $2,000 Youth Scholarship Deadline Passed November 9th, 2018 Online Application

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

3.0 GPA or higher   Civil Rights and Criminal Law $1,000 Scholarship October 1st, yearly

Online

    Responsify $1,000 Scholarship October 5th, 2019

Online

Health, Business/Marketing, IT, Communications or related field   My Fillet Knife $1,000 Scholarship October 30th, yearly

Online

3.25 GPA or higher US Citizen or permanent resident Shinesty $2,500 Scholarship October 30th and April 30

Online

  US Citizen Paving the Way $1,000 Scholarship Oct. 31st, 2019

Online

    Jim Autos $500 Scholarship November 1st yearly

Online

Interest in Health and Technology   Zip Hearing $1,000 Scholarship Nov. 1st, 2019

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

Opens Aug. 1st yearly

Due by Nov.15th yearly

Online
Minimum 2.0 GPA with passion for internet marketing   FamilyHW $1,000 Internet Marketing Scholarship November 28th, August 28 yearly

Online

    AED.US $1,500 Scholarship

Dec. 1st, 2019

Online
Interest in pursuing a career in law   $3,000 Eisner Gorin Law Firm Scholarship December 1st, yearly

Online

    $1,000 Substance Abuse Scholarship December 1st yearly

Online

    HandyGenerators $2,000 Scholarship December 25 yearly

Online

2.5 GPA or better US Citizen HSP $1,000 Scholarship December 28th and July 28th
yearly

Online

Pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or math.   RevPart $1,000 STEM Scholarship December 31, 2019

Online

    Mesriani Law Group $500 Scholarship December 31, 2019

Online

    Edsmart.org Annual Scholarship December 31, 2019

Online

  US Citizen or Permanent Resident Find Your Audience $1,000 Scholarship April 20th, yearly Online
  US Citizen or Permanent Resident MasterMind SEO $1,000 Scholarship April 20th, yearly Online
    $3,000 Make a Difference Academic Scholarship June 1st, yearly

Online

    $1,000 Help Teaching Scholarship June 1st, yearly

Online

2.5 GPA or higher US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Banafshe Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship July 31st, yearly Online
3.5 GPA or higher marjoring in business, accounting, finance, math, mangement or related to finance industry US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Financial Futures $1,000 Scholarship July 31st, yearly Online
Science, Engineering, Environment or related major. Minimum 2.7 GPA   LED $1,000 Lighting Scholarship September 1st yearly

Online

Skills or Trade program   The Smart Service Scholarship September 1st yearly

Online

    Univeristy Tutor Monthly $1000 College Scholarship

Natalie Phillips: natalie@universitytutor.com

Monthly/Ongoing Online
    DoSomething.org Scholarships various

Online

    Best Scholarship Websites to Fund Your Education various

Online

    Community College Scholarships various

Online

    California Transportation Foundation Various Online
Single Parents in College
 

Scholarships and Grants for Single Moms

Aid for Single Moms & Dads

Support for Single Moms in College

Scholarships and Grants for Student Parents

Single Parent Scholarship

various Online
Enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe- Native American or Alaska Native   Cobell Scholarships various

Online

International Students   International Student Study Abroad Scholarship Search various

Online

Pursuing Business, Accounting, or MBA  

MBA Scholarships

Funding Your Business Degree

AccountingMajors.com

various

Online

Pursuing a Finance Degree  

Finance Degree Scholarships

various

Online

Culinary Arts Students   Financial Aid for CAHM Students various

Online

Nursing Majors  

Scholarships for RN Students

Scholarships for Nursing Students

various

Online

CTE or Vocational Program Majors   Scholarships for Vocational Students various

Online

Hispanic & Latino Students  

BestColleges.com

Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

Various Online
African-American Students  

African-American Grants

BlackStudents.com

Scholarships for Black Students

various

Online

Minority students  

Scholarships for Minorities

OnlineSchools.org

various

Online

Minority students in a STEM major   Scholarships for Minorities various

Online

Women in a STEM major   Scholarships for Women various

Online

Women in College
 

Scholarships for Women

Scholarships and Grants for Women

various Online
Students with Disabilities  

Disability Scholarships

BestColleges.com

Scholarships for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Disabled Students

various

Online

LGBTQ+
  Scholarships for LGBTQ Students various Online
Study Abroad
  Study Abroad Funding various Online
Academic Scholarships
  Study.com Various Online
Been a caregiver for an adult relative or friend   Senior Caregiver $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed July 15th, 2019 Online
  US Citizen Horatio Alger CTE Scholarships Deadline Passed July 15, 2019

Online

For medical and nursing students in Northern California with GPA of 2.5 or above   KPLA Scholarship Program Deadline Passed June 3rd, 2019

Create account to apply online!

Enrolled Full Time and actively volunteering in your community Citizen/Permanent Resident Ampronix College Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31st, 2019 Online
  Ellucian Pathways $5,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed April 26th, 2019 Online
Interest in making a difference in the lives of immigrants with a 3.0 GPA or better   $500 Dream Act Scholarhsip Deadline Passed April 30, 2019

Online

Enrolled and majoring in STEM field with 3.0 GPA or higher   LastPass $10,000 STEM Scholarship Deadline Passed April 30, 2019 Online
Full-time student pursuing a research career in natural science, math or engineering with a 3.0 GPA or greater US Citizen, national or legal resident Barry Goldwater Scholarship Program Deadline Passed January 18th, 2019 Online
    Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley

Deadline Passed January 21, 2019

Online

    $2,500 RN to BSN Scholarship Deadline Passed December 31, 2018

Online

Have a new business idea? US Citizen/ Legal Resident Emerging Entrepreneur $5,000 Scholarship Deadline passed October 1st, 2018

Online

DREAMers with unmet financial need who are enrolled FT w/ a 3.0 GPA
  National DREAMers Scholarship - covers up to $14,500 for an AS degree Deadline passed Feb. 28, 2019 Online
PG&E Customer in CA enrolled FT in college majoring in Engineering, CS/CIS, Cyber Security, Environmental Science
  Better Together STEM Scholarship- $10,000-$1,000 Deadline Passed February 5th, 2018 Online

 

 

 


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