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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
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to

Local Scholarship Opportunities

High School Seniors No

High School Scholarship Application

February 26, 2016 at 5pm Online
All Majors No Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application
Feburary 5th, 2016 by 5pm
Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Friday, February 6th, 2016

Financial Aid and

Scholarships Office

CTE No High Achievers Scholarship for Career Technical Education Friday, December 4th by 5pm Your Program Chair
Single Parents No Drug Lawsuit Source Single Parent Scholarship November 15,2015 Online
Foster Youth
Yes Chafee Grant ongoing Donor
Foster Youth


Foster Youth Independence Program ongoing Donor
All Majors No
Many available: Check with your department today!
Various Various
All Majors No Live your Dream (Formerly the Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards) November 15th To Donors
All Majors No California Strawberries Monday, February 15, 2016 online
Allied Health
Yes Health Career Academy and Scholarship Program TBD Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Female No Delta Kappa Gamma- Zeta Chi Chapter, Jeanne Bates and Dorothee Wilhelm Grant Friday, March 11, 2016 Donors
Re-entry Female No American Association of University Women (AAUW), Santa Cruz, Branch-Carol M. Symons Endowed Scholarship Friday, March 11, 2016

Financial Aid &

Scholarships Office

Re-entry Female No AAUW, Re-Entry Scholarship Friday, March 11, 2016 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Pajaro Valley District High School Graduates No AAUW, Transfer Scholarship for Pajaro Valley District High School Graduates Friday, March 11, 2016 Financial & Scholarships Office
Yes 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!

Major or Group
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Typical Deadline Submit to
Business or STEM No California Transportation Foundation   Online
Engineering Majors Yes College of Engineering Scholarships- San Jose State University March 17, 2015 Online
Conservation (upper-division or Graduate Students) No Emily M. Hewitt Memorial 2015 Scholarship April 15, 2015 Donors
Architecture No The American Institute of Architects- Santa Clara Valley Chapter **(AIASCV currently has 4 different Scholarship Funds)** April 13, 2015 by 4pm. Donors
Music No Rotary Club of Santa Cruz, Vocational Scholarships 2014-2015 Careers in Music Cabrillo College March 15, 2015 Donors
Softball No Mija's Softball High School Scholarship April 15, 2015 Financial Aid Office
Various No Community Foundation Scholarships All applications must be submitted electronically between January 12, 2015 and midnight PST on Sunday, March 8, 2015 Online
Vocational/Technical No Rotary Club of Santa Cruz, Vocational Scholarships 2014-2015 Available for Students Cabrillo College March 15, 2015 Donors
Transfer No 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


Bicultural or


No 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

Watsonville Center, Student Resource Denter, Room A120 Or Enrollment Services, room A100

Email to:
Michelle Foguet
Rachel Mayo

Philosophy No Cabrillo College Philosophy Nonendowed Scholarship April 3, 2015 Submit application by email to: Foundation
North County High School Graduates No Omega Nu Scholarship March 25th Financial Aid Office
Environmental Science, Sustainability, or Ecology No La'akea Sky Smith Sustainability Scholarship March Financial Aid Office
Multiple Citizen/Permanent Resident Native Daughters of the Golden West, Santa Cruz Parlor No. 26- Mae B. Wilkin/ Phyrne Lorenz Scholarship Fund February 28, 2015 Donors
Student Athletes Citizen/Permanent Resident Coach Gene Johnson Student Athlete Nonendowed Scholarship Monday, March 9th, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Children of Strawberry Farmers No California Strawberry Scholarships February 15, 2015 Online
Social Justice Essay No 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
Italian Decent No Marconi Civic Club- Fred Moro & Batista Ghio Memorial Scholarship Monday, March 9, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Horticulture and Agriculture Majors No Monterey Bay Chapter California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers
March 31, 2015 Donors
STEM and First Generation College No Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Monday, March 30, 2015 Financial Aid Office
Any No PG & E Launch of 2015 Bright Minds Scholarship Program February 9, 2015 Flyer

UCSC Transfers

Yes Karl S. Pister February 2, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Education Related Citizen/Permanent Resident California Retired Teachers Association of Santa Cruz County March Financial Aid Office
Nursing Program No Cabrillo College 2015 Nursing Scholarship Friday, March 27, 2015 (by 3pm) Financial Aid Office
No DREAM Scholarship March 31st, 2014 Online
Rodeo/4-H No Jeannie Witmer Memorial Scholarship Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Donors
Construction Related No AGC California Construction Education Foundation July 31, 2014 Donor
Active in the community No Cabrillo College Student Solidarity Club Outstanding Student April Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Single Mothers No

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship

December 5, 2014 Online
SJSU Transfers No SJSU Alumni Scholarship Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Want to work with senior citizens? No A Place for Mom April 15, 2015 Donors
Horticulture No Caners 2015 College Students Scholarship Application March 15, 2015 Donors
Ceramics and Related Arts No Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts Postmarked by April 22, 2015 Donors
Agriculture No Monterey Bay CAPCA- Jose Luis Mandujano Memorial Scholarship June 15, 2015 Donors
Wildlife Professionals No Phil Bassetti Memorial Scholarship May 1, 2014 Mail to Donor

Other Scholarship Opportunities

    Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship December 15, 2015 Online
    Hotels Cheap Organization October 15, 2015 Online
    Chalik & Chalik Annual Survivors Scholarship August 1st of the application year. Online
    Albertson & Davidson, LLP Check application online process Online
    The Belltown Spine & Wellness Scholarship 08/01/2015 Online
    Chicago Injury Center's Annual Scholarship Fund for Disabled Veterans June 1, 2015 Chicago Injury Center
    Caring. Com May 31, 2015 Online
    Best Colleges for Disabled Students Various Online
    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
  Medical Scholarships 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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