Any Cerritos College student currently enrolled in 3 units 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 the current list of available scholarships, click here.

1. Complete Your Scholarship Application—Log in to Awardspring to complete your scholarship application, submit your transcripts, and request your letters of recommendation. 

The online application will be available:

Spring 2019: January 1, 2019 - February 25, 2019
Fall 2019: August 1st, 2019 - September 23, 2019

2. Complete the FAFSAWhile optional, we highly recommend that you complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 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.