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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 financial.aid@cabrillo.edu.

Cabrillo/Local Scholarship Opportunities

Major or Group
Citizen or AB540 Required? Scholarship Name Deadline Submit to
Resident of Watsonville, Freedom, Aromas or Moss Landing and
between 16-25 years of age
Citizen/Permanent Resident Pajaro Valley Aviation Academy Scholarship September 30th, 2020 Mail to Donors
Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship February 26, 2021 by 5pm

Email to:
transfercenter@
cabrillo.edu

    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

• Residents of Santa Cruz County in good academic standing, demonstrating financial need.
• Plan to attend full-time, Cabrillo College or the University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

  Merrit S. Duncan Scholarship

Deadline Passed May 30th, 2020

 

Online
- Must be a self-identifying womxn
- Must be a first year transfer student
- Must be attending a four-year university during the 2020-2021 school year
  Jackie Herrera $400 Scholarship Application Deadline Passed May 31st, 2020 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 22, 2020 by 5pm

Apply Online

Pursuing Career in Floriculture or Horticulture

  CalFlowers 2020 Scholarship- American Floral Endowment Deadline Passed May 1, 2020 Online
Pursuing Career in Agriculture   Jose Luis Mandujano Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed April 30, 2020 Donors
North Santa Cruz County High School Graduates with 3.0 GPA or better   Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu March 31st, 2020 Mail to 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 April 1st, 2020

Donors
SJSU Transfers No SJSU Alumni Scholarship

Deadline Passed April 3rd, 2020

Email to
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu
Pursuing Career in Agriculture   2020 Agricultural Scholarships Deadline Passed April 3, 2020 Donors
Cabrillo Veterans who have taken CEM courses No Jon M. Rumble Scholarship Deadline Passed March 30th, 2020 Email to
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu
Fire Technology Student raised in Santa Cruz area   Capt. John Orlando Memorial Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 30th, 2020 Email to
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu
Fire Technology Student   John B Tripodi Firefighter Scholarship Deadline Passed March 30th, 2020 Email to
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu
Cabrillo Allied Health Students   Dr. Ehler H. Eiskamp Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 30th, 2020 Online
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 March 20th, 2020

Email to
hogoodma@
cabrillo.edu

Students planning to attend Sacramento State in Fall 20
  Sacramento State Scholarships $500-$3,000 Deadline Passed March 13, 2020 Online
Vocational/Technical   Rotary Club of Santa Cruz (Vocational Scholarships)

Deadline Passed March 15, 2020

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

Deadline Passed March 15, 2020

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, 2020

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 18th, 2020 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 18th, 2020 Mail to Donors
Registered full time and plan to transfer or graduate from a CTE program. 2.5 GPA or better.   Rebecca J. Garcia Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 9, 2020 by 5:00pm

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor

Watsonville Student Resources Center

La Posada Staff   Angelina Saetta Memorial Nonendowed Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 9, 2020

Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Nursing Program No Cabrillo College 2020 Nursing Scholarship Deadline Passed March 9, 2020 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
STEM and First Generation College No Placida Alvarez De Carrillo Endowed Scholarship Deadline Passed March 9, 2020 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
Studying Italian achievements in the
arts, literature, science, and industry and promote appreciation of Italian culture through the arts, Italian language study, and
other cultural activities within Santa Cruz County.
  Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 9, 2020

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 March 9, 2020
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 March 9, 2020
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 5th, 2020

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

Enrolling in an RN, RT or DH program, OR transferring to a four-year college or university by Fall 2020 with 3.0 GPA or better
Yes Native Daughters of the Golden West $5,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed February 29, 2020 Mail to Donors
Women Wanting to Transfer to UC Citizen/Permanent Resident The Peggy & Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship Deadline Passed March 2nd, 2020 by 12pm

Bldg. 100/ Counseling Department

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 February 15th, 2020

Online
Majors in Agriculture   $1,000 J.J. Crosetti, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 14th, 2020 Donors
Majors in Agriculture   $4,000 Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 14th, 2020 Donors
Majors in Agriculture, Culinary Arts or a related field   $2,000 Laura Brown Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 14th, 2020 Donors
Majors in Agriculture or Animal Science who were/are in CA High School Rodeo Assoc. District 4 or CA 4-H Horse Program   $1,500 Jeannie Witmer Memorial Scholarship Deadline Passed February 14th, 2020 Donors

Majoring in Engineering or Technology and studying in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma

  Silicon Valley Engineering Council $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed Friday, February11th, 2020

Online

2.75 GPA or above and completed 6+ units in Fall 2019

  Cabrillo College General Scholarship Application Deadline Passed Friday, February 7th, 2020

eForms

Social Justice Essay   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay- Scholarship Deadline Passed February 7th, 2020

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

UCSC Transfers

Click for Guidelines

 

Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Program

Deadline Passed February 7th, 2020
Cabrillo College Welcome Center SACEast 2nd floor
    $1,500 Bay Federal Scholarship

Deadline Passed Feb. 1st, 2020

Online

Career Technical Education Students (CTE) with a 3.0GPA or better   High Achievers Scholarship for Career Technical Education

Deadline Passed November 25th, 2019 by 5pm

Your Program Chair

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

Deadline Passed Opens Aug. 1st yearly
Due by Nov.15th yearly

Online
Pursuing Career in Nursing and currently enrolled in RN Program   Silicon Valley Oncology Nursing Society $1,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed June 30, 2019 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
Majors in Horticulture or Agribusiness related to Horticulture enrolled in 6 or more units   Caners Foundation Scholarship Deadline Passed March 15th, 2019 Donors
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

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunities

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

Yes

Guardian Scholars Program Ongoing Donor
Cabrillo College High School Seniors No

Cabrillo College Scholarship for High School Seniors

Deadline Passed April 17, 2020 Online

WHS Student Athletes

Citizen/Permanent Resident Coach Gene Johnson Scholarship Deadline Passed March 6th, 2020 Cabrillo College Welcome Center SAC East 2nd floor
Enrolling in a four-year college or university by Fall 2020 with 3.0 GPA or better
Yes Native Daughters of the Golden West $5,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed February 29, 2020 Mail to Donors
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 February 15, 2020

Online
Graduating Senior in Santa Cruz County w/ 2.0 GPA

 

Santa Cruz NAACP Youth Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31, 2019 Donor
Youth who have experienced homelessness and entering college for the first time in 2019-2020
  Schoolhouse Connection $2,000 Youth Scholarship Deadline Passed November 10, 2019 Online Application

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

3.0 GPA or better

US Citizen Philadelphia Injury Lawyers $1,000 Scholarship July 15, 2020

Online

2.5 GPA or better

US Citizen HSP $1,000 Scholarship July 28th and December 28th
yearly

Online

Full-time female student currently pursuing a degree or career in technology with a GPA of at least 3.0
Majors include:
Computer Science, Technology, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Multimedia Computing, Other technology majors and minors may be considered upon review by the selection committee

  $2,000 Deputy's Women in Technology Scholarhsip July 31, 2020

Online

    BambooHR $5,000 Scholarship July 31, 2020

Online

3.0 GPA or better especially interested in hearing from students whose lives have been impacted by addiction or mental health US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Sober Partners $1,000 Scholarship July 31, 2020

Online

3.0 GPA or better with expressed interest in drug and alcohol treatment or mental health preferred US Citizen/ Permanent Resident The Last House $1,000 Scholarship July 31, 2020

Online

Interest in making a difference in the lives of immigrants with a 3.0 GPA or better   $500 Dream Act Scholarhsip July 31, 2020

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
Enrolled full-time for the 2020 acadmic year US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Textbook Nova $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2020

Online

Business or Finance related major. Minimum 3.5 GPA US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Lenders Network $1,000 Scholarship August 1st, 2020

Online

Major in Finance, Accounting, Law, Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Administration. 2.50 GPA   The $1,000 Kaplan Group Business Scholarship August 9th, 2020

Online

Business or Finance related major. Minimum 3.5 GPA US Citizen La Jolla Mom $1,000 Communications Scholarship August 15th, 2020

Online

Minimum 2.0 GPA with passion for internet marketing   FamilyHW $1,000 Internet Marketing Scholarship

August 28 &November 28th yearly

Online

Minimum 3.7 GPA and enrolled full-time   $2,000 iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship

August 31st, 2020 and
December 31, 2020

Online

Minimum 3.5 GPA with completed ADN or ASN degree and an active RN license US Citizen/ Permanent Resident $1500 RN to BSN Scholarship

August 31st, 2020

Online

Science, Engineering, Environment or related major. Minimum 2.7 GPA   MECREE LED $1,000 Stadium Lights Scholarship September 1st, 2020

Online

Minimum 3.0 GPA   $3000 Boohoff Law College Scholarship September 1st, 2020

Online

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

Online

Full-time students with a 3.0 GPA or higher   GVD $1,000 Renovation Scholarship September 3rd, 2020

Online

Open to all dynamic, passionate, and visionary students   HomeClean Brighter Future $2,500 Scholarship September 15th, 2020

Online

Enrolled in undergraduate or post grad program   Collegedunia $1,000 Essay Scholarship September 20th, 2020

Online

Hold an active Registered Nurse (RN) license and be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in one of the following academic disciplines: ACEN or CCNE accredited Nurse Practitioner program at either the MSN or DNP degree level. US Citizen/ Permanent Resident $1,500 Health is a Right not a Privilege Scholarship September 30th, 2020

Online

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

Online

    Game of Life $1,000 Scholarship October 5th, yearly

Online

Enrolled full-time
Citizen/Permanent Resident $1,000 Careers in Coding Scholarship Contest October 30th, 2020 Online
Health, Business/Marketing, IT, Communications or related field   My Fillet Knife $1,000 Scholarship October 30th, yearly

Online

Students or loved ones dealing with addiction issues   Design for Recovery $1,000 Scholarship October 31st, 2020

Online

Must be of Hispanic heritage with a GPA of 3.5 or better. Must be currently enrolled full-time in an ACEN or CCNE accredited traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree program.(Students accepted into a program but not yet enrolled are also eligible to apply, provided they enroll by the scholarship application deadline of October 31st, 2020.)   $1,500 Hispanic Nurse Scholarship October 31st, 2020

Online

Undergraduate students in a healthcare degree program   Pacific Medical Training $1,000 Scholarship November 1st, 2020

Online

3.5 or better GPA and enrolled full-time   $1,000 Utopia Scholars Fund

November 1st, 2020 and
May 1st, 2021

Online

    Jim Autos $500 Scholarship November 1st yearly

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

Identify as a female student, age 30 or older Citizen/Permanent Resident Worthy Women $2,500 Scholarship December 1st, 2020

Online

    HandyGenerators $2,000 Scholarship December 25 yearly

Online

Minimum 3.0 GPA with US Citizen $1200 BabiesWiki.com 2020 Scholarship Program

December 30th, 2020

Online

    Sam Haskell $1,000 Scholarship

March 1st, 2021

Online

    $2,500 Hedding Law Firm Student Scholarship June 1st, yearly

Online

    $3,000 Make a Difference Academic Scholarship June 1st, yearly

Online

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

Online

    Univeristy Tutor Monthly $1000 College Scholarship

Natalie Phillips: natalie@universitytutor.com

Monthly/Ongoing Online
    DoSomething.org Scholarships various

Online

    Nitrocollege.com 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

Healthcare Majors  

Scholarships for RN Students

Scholarships for Nursing Students

Healthcare Scholarships

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

Native American or American Indian students  

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

American Indian College Fund

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

Top 150 Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships

various Online
California Women Residents in various fields of study   Providing Educational Opportunities for Women in California

various

Online

Students with Disabilities  

Disability Scholarships

BestColleges.com

Scholarships for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Disabled Students

Visual Impairments Scholarships

various

Online

LGBTQ+
 

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

College Scholarships for LGBTQ- EduBirdie

Resources for LGBTQ+ students

various Online
Study Abroad
  Study Abroad Funding various Online
Academic Scholarships
  Study.com Various Online
    Bold.org Various Online
Registered as an enrolled member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership. At least a 2.0 GPA and full-time enrollment US Citizen or Canadian American Indian College Fund- Full Circle Scholarship Deadline Passed June 30th, 2020 Online
Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities. Must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree with minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community.   GMiS Scholarship for $500-$10,000 Deadline Passed May 22nd, 2020

Online

Enrolled Full Time and actively volunteering in your community Citizen/Permanent Resident Ampronix College Scholarship Deadline Passed May 31st, 2020 Online
Interest in the field of aging and gerentology US Citizen/ Permanent Resident of the US or Canada A Place for Mom $2,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed May 1st, 2020

Online

Depdendent child of active duty military and receiving financial aid for an undergraduate degree US Citizen Gilman-McCain $5,000 Study Abroad Scholarship

Deadline Passed March 3rd, 2020

Online
Native American and registered as a tribal member
  Buck Beneschott $1,000 Native American Scholarship Deadline Passed Feb. 25th, 2020 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 AA or AS degree Deadline Passed Feb. 27, 2020 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 31st, 2020 Online
    Society of Women Engineers Santa Clara Valley

Deadline Passed January 20, 2020

Online

Female studying Transportation/Engineering   Women in Transportation SF Bay Chapter Scholarship

Deadline Passed December 2, 2019

Online

  US Citizen Horatio Alger CTE Scholarships

Deadline Passed July 15, 2019

Re-opens Feb. 2020

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!

  Ellucian Pathways $5,000 Scholarship Deadline Passed April 26th, 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
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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