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Cabrillo College General Scholarship Program

Funded through private donations to the Cabrillo College Foundation, scholarships are awarded to selected Cabrillo College students who show academic promise, scholastic achievement, and community and/or campus involvement.

This application places students in consideration for the scholarships generated through the Cabrillo College Foundation as well as some private scholarships throughout the year.

Scholarship awards range from $500-$2,500 to be disbursed beginning Fall of the 2019-20 school year.


Cabrillo College General Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

To apply you must:

  • Enroll in and complete a minimum of 6 units at Cabrillo for the Fall 2018 term
  • Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA for all Cabrillo College course work
  • Follow instructions and complete the entire Application Process


Application Instructions

A complete application must be received by the scholarship deadline.

  1. General Scholarship eForm Application (complete and submit)
  2. To access eform application: Login to WebAdvisor
      Click on eForms link
      Follow eForms Login Instructions in blue box
    Note: The FIRST TIME you go to eForms, you will have to ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE you will be able to login. You must have a current application for admission with the college to activate your eForms account.

    Applications will be available mid January 2019 on Cabrillo's eForms


A question on the eForm is your Student Statement (Student Statement Tips and Examples pdf).

Your statement should describe the following:

  • Special Circumstances or unusual hardships
  • Your educational & career goals
  • Why you have chosen these goals
  • Any personal experiences that have impacted the pursuit of your education.

Application Deadline: TBD Spring 2019

Once the application deadline has passed. The next cycle will begin again the following December.


Selection of Recipients

Cabrillo College General Scholarships recipients are chosen by a panel of Cabrillo College faculty and staff members, and a Cabrillo College Foundation Board member. 

After Fall grades are posted, eligible applications will be reviewed by the selection committee in the Spring term. Applicants will be notified in May of their status.


To Receive your Award

In order for awards to be released, students must:

  • Submit a Thank You Letter to the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office for the donor of the scholarship (Sample Thank You Letter pdf) AND


General Scholarship Timeline


General Scholarship Application becomes available mid January 2019
See Application Instructions >>


General Scholarship Application Due Date.


Ineligible applicants will be notified by email of their status.


Scholarship Ranking occurs to select the recipients for the 2019-20 cycle.


Scholarship applicants will be notified by mail of their status and of any requirements that need to be met to receive their scholarship funds.


Scholarship funds will be released if all requirements are met:

  • Thank You Letter received
  • Enrollment requirements met



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