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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

Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Friday, February 17th, 2017 by 3:00pm

Bldg. 100/ Counseling Department

Want to work with senior citizens? No A Place For Mom Senior Care Scholarship April 15, 2017 Donors

Student Athletes

Citizen/Permanent Resident COACH GENE JOHNSON FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016 (EXTENDED DEADLINE) Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
High School Seniors   Mary Solari Scholarship Application May 20, 2016 Online
    Cabrillo College Engineering Scholarships S-STEM Application (Spring 2016) Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by 5pm Online
Conservation (upper-division or Graduate Students) No Emily M. Hewitt Memorial 2015 Scholarship April 15, 2016 Donors
Foster Youth
Yes Chafee Grant Ongoing Donor
Foster Youth


Foster Youth Independence Program Ongoing Donor
Ceramics and Related Arts No Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts 3rd week of April Donors
All Majors No
Many available: Check with your department today!
Ongoing Various
incoming freshmen   Mike Morse Scholarship Opportunity Open now to June 15th, 2016 for more information click here
    Broke Scholar Ongoing Online
    Hazel Hawkins Hospital Foundation Must be postmarked by April 30, 2016 Donors
Yes RN Student WIA Scholarship
(apply through Cabrillo College SRSN Office 831-479-6344)
as funds are available Student Resource Support Network Office
Nursing Program No Cabrillo College 2016 Nursing Scholarship Friday, March 25, 2016 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 Applications must be postmarked no later than February 28th
    Tony Howard and Robert Terrance Scholarship Application Friday, March 25th, 2016 (by noon) Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Vocational/Technical No Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Vocational Scholarships) March 15, 2016 Donors
Various No Community Foundation Scholarships All applications must be submitted electronically by11:59 p.m on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 Online
SJSU Transfers No SJSU Alumni Scholarship March 31, 2016 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
All Majors No Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application
Feburary 5th, 2016 by 5pm
Music No Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Career in Music) March 15, 2015 Donors
Environmental Science, Sustainability, or Ecology No La'akea Sky Smith Sustainability Scholarship EXTENDED- FRIDAY, APRIL 8th, 2016 Financial Aid Office
STEM and First Generation College No Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Endowed Friday, March 25, 2016 Financial Aid Office
Horticulture No Caners 2015 College Students Scholarship Application MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2016 DONORS (Address located on Application)
    Children's Center Scholarship Friday, March 25th, 2016 (by noon) Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
    The Sacramento State Alumni Association AND Additional Scholarships are available Wednesday, March 14, 2016 online
Education Related Citizen/Permanent Resident California Retired Teachers Association of Santa Cruz County TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016 Financial Aid Office
Allied Health
Yes Health Career Academy and Scholarship Program April 4th, 2016 (by Noon) Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Female No Delta Kappa Gamma- Zeta Chi Chapter, Jeanne Bates and Dorothee Wilhelm Grant Friday, March 11, 2016 Donors
    Rebecca J. Garcia Endowed Scholarship EXTENDED through Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by NOON


Financial Aid Office

EOP&S Office

Transfer/Career Center

Puente Office

Philosophy No Cabrillo College Philosophy Nonendowed Scholarship April 8, 2016 Submit application by email to: Foundation
    Jimmi Cox Memorial Scholarship an Agri-Culture Scholarship Program Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz Scholarship Application APRIL 11, 2016 by noon Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
North County High School Graduates No Omega Nu Scholarship March 31, 2016 Counseling Office or Financial Aid 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
Re-entry Female No AAUW, Re-Entry Scholarship Friday, March 11, 2016 Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
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

High School Seniors No

High School Scholarship Application

Feburary 26, 2016 Online

UCSC Transfers

No Karl S. Pister February 1, 2016
Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
CTE No High Achievers Scholarship for Career Technical Education Friday, December 4th by 5pm Your Program Chair
All Majors No Live your Dream (Formerly the Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards) November 15th To Donors
Single Parents No Drug Lawsuit Source Single Parent Scholarship November 15,2015 Online
Business or STEM No California Transportation Foundation   Online
Engineering Majors Yes College of Engineering Scholarships- San Jose State University March 17, 2015 Online
Architecture No The American Institute of Architects- Santa Clara Valley Chapter **(AIASCV currently has 4 different Scholarship Funds)** April 13, 2015 by 4pm. Donors
Softball No Mija's Softball High School Scholarship April 15, 2015 Financial Aid Office
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

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
Any No PG & E Launch of 2015 Bright Minds Scholarship Program February 9, 2015 Flyer
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
Agriculture No Monterey Bay CAPCA- Jose Luis Mandujano Memorial Scholarship June 15, 2015 Donors
Social Justice Essay No Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay-Scholarship Friday, FEBRUARY11th, 2016 by 1:00PM Student Affairs Office, SAC East Room 216 or Watsonville Center, Student Resource Center, Room A120
Wildlife Professionals No Phil Bassetti Memorial Scholarship May 1, 2014 Mail to Donor

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Major or Group
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to
Engineering Students   Builders Foundation Scholarships October 31st, 2016 Online
Engineering Students Citizen SMART Scholarship December 1st, 2016 Online
Children of Strawberry Farm Workers No California Strawberry Commission 2017

Re-applying Students: February 1, 2017                

First-time applicants: February 15, 2017

    Duffy Law Scholarship See website for details Online

Univeristy Tutor Monthly $1000 College Scholarship

Natalie Phillips:

Monthly/Ongoing Online
Hispanic & Latino Students   Latinos in Technology Opens October 2016- Due early December 2016 Online
Hispanic & Latino Students Various Online
    Real Estate Endowment Fund Scholarships Ongoing Online
Pick whichever database that aligns most with your scholarship search priority. No

Educator for Fair Consideration (E4FC)



Various Online
    Sacramento Region Community Foundation   for additional information click here
    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
Various   Best Colleges for Disabled Students Ongoing Online
Various   For Computer Science Software Engineering Majors Ongoing Check website for more information
  Hispanic Scholarship Fund Ongoing 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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