Our Opportunities

Welcome to Contra Costa College Scholarships! Below is the listing of scholarship opportunities available through the Contra Costa College Foundation.

Completion of the General Application is required to be considered for one or more of the scholarship opportunities listed below. Some opportunities may require supplemental questions in addition to the General Application. Be sure to review all applications BEFORE submitting.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Administration of Justice Department Scholarship
One award of $1,000. Must have completed at least 6 units of Administration of Justice coursework with a 3.0 GPA or higher, be enrolled full-time...
One award of $1,000. Must have completed at least 6 units of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$750.00 Akiko Nakamura Scholarship
The Akiko Nakamura Scholarship is one award of $750
The Akiko Nakamura Scholarship is one award of $750
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Anatomy and Physiology Program Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must have previously taken either an Anatomy or Physiology course and be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in...
One award of $1000. Applicants must have previously taken either an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Ann-Jeanette Parrocha Orante Memorial Scholarship
A $1,000 award given to a first generation college student who intends to transfer to Cal State East Bay or San Jose State. Students must also...
A $1,000 award given to a first generation college student who intends...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Anthropology Program Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) completion of 12 units at CCC and be currently enroll full-time or more at CCC,...
One award of $1000. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Automotive Technology Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must be an Automotive Technology major and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must also be enrolled full-time at the time of...
One award of $1000. Applicants must be an Automotive Technology major...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$700.00 B. Wayne Daniels Scholarship
One award of $700. Must either be an African American Studies major or at least taken 4 courses in African American Studies and passed with a C or...
One award of $700. Must either be an African American Studies major or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Carola and Albrecht Forsythe Scholarship for Excellence
Two (2) awards at $2500 each. Students eligible to apply must: 1) be female 2) be in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics;...
Two (2) awards at $2500 each. Students eligible to apply must: 1) be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
Varies Culinary Department Scholarship
Two (2) awards of $1,000 each for students majoring in Culinary Arts who will continue their studies at CCC in fall and enroll in at least...
Two (2) awards of $1,000 each for students majoring in Culinary Arts who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Drama Deparment Scholarship
One award of $1000 for students who are planning to continue their studies in the field of theatre. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled...
One award of $1000 for students who are planning to continue their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Eagle Bugg Memorial Scholarship
For a student transferring to a four-year institution for the upcoming fall semester, $400, or for a student continuing at CCC who has completed at...
For a student transferring to a four-year institution for the upcoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 English Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Must have at least 12 units completed at CCC by the end of the current semester (spring) with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or...
One award of $1000. Must have at least 12 units completed at CCC by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 ESL Department Scholarship
A $1,000 award given to a student who is currently enrolled full-time (or 6 units for DSPS students), including at least one ESL course. Must also...
A $1,000 award given to a student who is currently enrolled full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Geography Program Scholarship
One award of $1000. Must major in Geography and be currently enrolled full-time at CCC. Must have completed at least 12 units in the District with...
One award of $1000. Must major in Geography and be currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 History Program Scholarship
One award of $1000. Must major in History and be currently enrolled full-time at CCC and have completed at least 12 units in the District. Also,...
One award of $1000. Must major in History and be currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 John P. Christenson Scholarship
One award of $500 to a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who intends to continue their studies at CCC for the upcoming fall semester. Preference will...
One award of $500 to a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who intends to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$250.00 Joseph L. Anderson "Pay It Forward" Scholarship
One (1) award in the amount of $250 will be given to a student athlete who is a Business major and in need of covering their cost of tuition, books...
One (1) award in the amount of $250 will be given to a student athlete...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Journalism Program Scholarship
One award of $1000. Must have completed at least 12 units or more in Journalism classes with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Must also have at least 30...
One award of $1000. Must have completed at least 12 units or more in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Lindy Sinclair Scholarship
This scholarship is a $1,000 award given to a student with a 3.5 GPA. The recipient of this award must have plans to continue their studies at CCC...
This scholarship is a $1,000 award given to a student with a 3.5 GPA....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,500.00 Mary Ellen Bales Associated University of Women Scholarship
One award of $1,500 to a female student enrolled in the CCC Center of Science Excellence who plans to transfer to a four-year college or university...
One award of $1,500 to a female student enrolled in the CCC Center of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Mathematics Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time at CCC or be a senior at Middle College High School at the time of...
One award of $1000. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Music Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Requirements are: 1) minimum 2.5 GPA, 2) declared Music major at CCC, 3) enrolled full-time at the time of application (spring...
One award of $1000. Requirements are: 1) minimum 2.5 GPA, 2) declared...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Nursing Program -- Doctor's Outstanding Clinical Performance - Second Year Student Award
Two awards of $1,000 to students who demonstrate outstanding clinical performance in the second year of the Nursing Program at CCC. Written...
Two awards of $1,000 to students who demonstrate outstanding clinical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Per Ankh Academy Scholarship
One award of $1000. The requirements are: 1) minimum 2.5 GPA, 2) full-time student (or 6 units for DSPS students), 3) a member of the Per Ankh...
One award of $1000. The requirements are: 1) minimum 2.5 GPA, 2)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$750.00 Physical Education Department Scholarship
One award of $1,000. Applicants must major in Physical Education/Kinesiology, or other closely related field, and be currently enrolled at CCC and...
One award of $1,000. Applicants must major in Physical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
1,000 Puente Continuing Student Scholarship
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally under-served students. One (1) $1,000 award given to a student who is...
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 Puente Foundation Scholarship
Through generous donations from the CCC Foundation, one (1) $1,000 award is given to a student who is currently or has been a member of the Puente...
Through generous donations from the CCC Foundation, one (1) $1,000 award...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000 Puente Transfer Scholarship
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally under served students. The Puente Project will be offering one (1)...
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 San Pablo Scholars
Five (5) awards of $1,000 to San Pablo residents who attend CCC with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must reside in the city of San Pablo and be returning to...
Five (5) awards of $1,000 to San Pablo residents who attend CCC with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Sociology Program Scholarship
One award of $1,000. Must major in Sociology and be currently enrolled full-time at CCC and be returning to CCC as a full-time student for the...
One award of $1,000. Must major in Sociology and be currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Speech Department Scholarship
One award of $1,000. Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum GPA, return to CCC full-time for the upcoming fall semester, and demonstrate involvement...
One award of $1,000. Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum GPA, return to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,600.00 William Worley Memorial Scholarship
One award of $1,600 to a student who has been accepted to transfer to a four-year college or university for the upcoming fall term and will enroll...
One award of $1,600 to a student who has been accepted to transfer to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,600.00
Ended
$500.00 #cccwheresmycheck Scholarship
Two awards of $500. The Contra Costa College Office of Financial Assistance established this scholarship in order to promote a culture of...
Two awards of $500. The Contra Costa College Office of Financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500.00 African American Staff Association Scholarship
Two awards of $500 each. Must have attended CCC for at least 2 semesters and completed at least 12 units with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, and...
Two awards of $500 each. Must have attended CCC for at least 2 semesters...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 African American Studies Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must have attended CCC for at least 2 semesters prior to application for scholarship, completed at least 12 units,...
One award of $1000. Applicants must have attended CCC for at least 2...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Ansel Boynton Memorial Scholarship
A $1000 award given to a student who meets the following criteria: 1) Plans to transfer in the upcoming fall, 2) Major in Engineering and continue...
A $1000 award given to a student who meets the following criteria: 1)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$3,000.00 Arizmendi Culinary Scholarship
Two awards of $3,000 to pay for the entire cost of a student’s tuition, supplies and books for completing their second year in the culinary program...
Two awards of $3,000 to pay for the entire cost of a student’s tuition,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000.00
$500.00 Associated Student Union Achievement Scholarship
Four awards of $500. This scholarship was established by the Associated Student Union (ASU) of Contra Costa College in order to provide students...
Four awards of $500. This scholarship was established by the Associated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Associated Student Union Leadership Scholarship
Four awards of $1,000. This scholarship was established by the Associated Student Union (ASU) of Contra Costa College in order to provide students...
Four awards of $1,000. This scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,200.00 Bernard Osher
The Bernard Osher scholarship seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts. Five awards of $1,200 to be...
The Bernard Osher scholarship seeks to improve quality of life through...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,200.00
$1,000.00 Bert Coffey Scholarship
One award of $1,000. Bert Coffey was on the first governing board when the District was created. Bert created this scholarship in 1989. Applicants...
One award of $1,000. Bert Coffey was on the first governing board when...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Biological Science Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) completion of at least 12 units at CCC, including 4 units of BioSci 145, BioSci...
One award of $1000. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Brandon Schnurr Memorial Scholarship
Two (2) awards of $500 each to a student either entering or continuing their studies at CCC with a GPA of at least 3.0. Must exemplify leadership...
Two (2) awards of $500 each to a student either entering or continuing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Business Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must be a Business major, must have completed at least 15 units with a 3.0 GPA or higher and be returning to CCC as...
One award of $1000. Applicants must be a Business major, must have...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Carl Vincent Ansberry, Jr. Scholarship
One award of $500. Established in memory of Carl Vincent Ansberry, Jr., this scholarship is to a student majoring in Liberal Arts with plans to...
One award of $500. Established in memory of Carl Vincent Ansberry, Jr.,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Chemistry Department Scholarship
One award of $1000. Applicants must have completed at least 12 units at CCC with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled for at least 9...
One award of $1000. Applicants must have completed at least 12 units at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$2,500.00 Christian Fritz & Marlene Keller STEM Scholarship
The Christian Fritz & Marlene Keller STEM Scholarship will award 2 scholarships annually in the amount of $2,500. Students eligible for this award...
The Christian Fritz & Marlene Keller STEM Scholarship will award 2...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$500.00 Classified Senate Student Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student employee or Classified Professional currently working at Contra Costa College. There will be one (1)...
This scholarship is intended for a student employee or Classified...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Contra Costa College Foundation General Scholarship
Ten (10) awards of $1,000 each. The Contra Costa College Foundation offers General Scholarships to students intending to continue their studies at...
Ten (10) awards of $1,000 each. The Contra Costa College Foundation...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 D.G. Meremeyer Memorial Scholarship
One (1) $500 award given to a student who is a hard worker and plans to continue their educational goals. Priority is given to students who are...
One (1) $500 award given to a student who is a hard worker and plans to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00