MiraCosta College Scholarships Available

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MiraCosta College Scholarships Available

MiraCosta College 2015-2016 Annual Scholarships (awards range $500, $1,000 or $2,500)

Students eligible to apply are:

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Spring 2015 MiraCosta College Genentech Biotechnology (BTEC) Scholarships

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2015-2016 MiraCosta College Harry Phillips Social Science Transfer Scholarship ($900 award)

Spring 2015 MiraCosta College Friends of Dance Scholarships ($500)

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Spring 2015 MiraCosta College Dorothy Pat McCoury Study Abroad Scholarships

Hattoff-Swan Scholarship - students transferring to Pomona Claremont College

Students who have applied to transfer to Pomona College - Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA should inquire about the "full-ride" HATOFF-SWAN Transfer scholarship. The scholarship was set up at Pomona College with the hope of supporting a MiraCosta College student transferring to Pomona College in the fall. Students must complete a FAFSA and be accepted to Pomona College to be eligible for the scholarship. Contact Pomona College for information. Click here for a list of majors at Pomona College.

Bridges Grant Program - MiraCosta College & Cal State University San Marcos

MiraCosta College Victory Fund: Emergency Assistance for Military and Veterans

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Scholarships available Fall 2015

Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Mort & Agatha Winski Memorial Scholarship

Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Osher Scholarships

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Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Classified Senate Education Scholarship ($500)

Deadline:  October 2015

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) $40,000 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

JKCF honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need up to $40,000 per year to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree. The selection process is rigorous and highly competitive and the selection includes achievement and academic ability, financial need, persistence, leadership, and desire to help others.

Eligibility Criteria:

If you are interested in applying for a JKCF scholarship, review the JKCF website, and contact the MiraCosta College Scholarship office, (760) 753-2165

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Scholarships available Spring 2016

Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Encinitas Garden Horticulture Scholarships (two $500 awards)

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Spring 2016 MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus Book Grant

The Coastal Community Foundation A.R.M.S. Fund for Women and Children supports textbook grants for a specific population of students attending classes at the MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus.

2016-17 Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships

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2015- 2016 California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) CCCSFAAA Scholarship

Eligibility criteria: Student must be currently enrolled in six or more units for the spring semester at MiraCosta, have a cumulative 2.5 or greater grade point average (GPA), and has a completed FAFSA with $1,000 or more remaining financial need.

Application packet: