FUND YOUR EDUCATION
WELCOME TO THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Any currently enrolled Cerritos College student can apply for a scholarship. We provide funding for a variety of programs, for students of all ages, and for varied backgrounds. This means there is a good chance we have a scholarship for you.
To view a list of available scholarships for Spring 2021 click here.
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:
Spring 2021: January 11 - February 28
Scholarship Workshops: The Cerritos College Re-Entry Resource Program is sponsoring a series of scholarship application workshops and drop-in assistance labs throughout February. If this is your first time applying for scholarships, or if you have questions about how to complete any sections, please consider signing up for a workshop or lab. Details are on this downloadable pdf: Spring 2021 Scholarship Workshops
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 FAFSA application is available on October 1. 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.