FUND YOUR EDUCATION
WELCOME TO THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Any Cerritos College student currently enrolled can apply for a scholarship. We provide funding for a variety of programs, for students of all ages, and for those from every type of background. This means there is a good chance we have a scholarship for you!
To view a list of available scholarships, please click here: The list for Fall 2020 will be available on August 17, 2020.
1. APPLY ONLINE —Log in to Awardspring to complete your scholarship application, submit your transcripts, and request your letters of recommendation.
The online application will be available:
Fall 2020: August 17 - September 21
Spring 2021: January 1 - March 2
2. Complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application —While not required to apply for a scholarship through the Foundation, we highly recommend that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or CA Dream Act Application to maximize your access to financial assistance. The annual application is available on October 1st. While the application period extends to March, we strongly encourage you to complete it early every year.
What is the FAFSA? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid.