ABOUT THE MIRACOSTA Scholarship Program

To check the status of your scholarship application, please click on the link below and log in with your SURF ID and password.

The MiraCosta College Foundation supports many scholarships throughout the fall and spring semesters. A majority of the scholarships are for continuing MiraCosta College students, but there are also scholarships for MiraCosta College students transferring to 4-year institutions and for graduating high school seniors planning to enroll at MiraCosta College in the fall. 

MiraCosta Scholarships Available
Contains scholarship opportunities for MiraCosta College students. Eligibility criteria may be based on financial need, academic achievement, volunteer service, a specific major and/or certificate program.  Review each scholarship for eligibility and deadline dates. Students can apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible.

iGrad Scholarship Database
MiraCosta College has recently added the iGrad Financial Wellness platform to our library of student resources to improve financial literacy. iGrad can help you achieve a better financial life with tools designed to improve your personal finance knowledge and habits. With recommended video tips, quick financial lessons, personalized job search and more, you will be ready to tackle your financial life during and after school in no time.

iGrad features useful scholarship resources, including a 15 minute mini-course “Learn How to Optimize Your Scholarship Search” and an e-book “Scholarship Success” to help you improve your skills and guide you through the application process. Find quality, hand-curated scholarships to help pay for school on iGrad. The iGrad online search engine offers a quick sign-up, customizable filters, and regional and national scholarships. The database includes over 2,300 scholarship awards totaling over $10.8 million.

Other Scholarships Available
MiraCosta College receives many solicitations to post scholarship information on our website.  Because these solicitations come from various entities and it is difficult to discern what is a legitimate opportunity versus a scam, our office has partnered with iGrad to filter the scholarship opportunities submitted to this office.

Scholarship Donors & Recipients
The MiraCosta College Scholarship office coordinates scholarships awarded to students from private and public sources. Donors review the Scholarship Donor Award Procedures to ensure students receive their scholarship in a timely manner. Students send the Scholarship Donor Award Procedures to the donor on where to send the scholarship check.

Scholarship Tips - What you need to know before applying
Helpful information and procedures on how to complete a scholarship application, a Personal Statement essay, how to ask for a letter of recommendation, a sample Thank You letter, etc.

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Maria-Isabel Rocha, Financial Aid/Scholarship Specialist


Oceanside Campus
Building 3000 
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P 760.795.6751
F 760.795.6712

Mailing Address

MiraCosta College
Scholarship Office 3A
1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899

Office Hours

Mon.-Th. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   
Friday  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.