MiraCosta College Scholarships Available

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MiraCosta College Scholarships

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

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

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation $40,000 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) honors excellence by awarding up to $40,000 per year to outstanding community college students with financial need, who are planning to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree. Priority given to students who demonstrate a commitment to make the world a better place. Click here for details. MiraCosta student, Travis Williamson, won the scholarship to attend Columbia University in New York City.

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Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Mort & Agatha Winski Memorial Scholarships

Renewable $500 scholarships based on maintaining eligibility each fall and spring up to four consecutive semesters at MiraCosta College, $2,000 maximum award. Scholarship is not transferrable.

Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Osher Scholarships

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MiraCosta College Dorothy Pat McCoury Study Abroad Scholarships

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Victory Fund Assistance for  Active Duty Military or Injured Veterans

The MiraCosta Foundation established a program with the Victory Fund, which operates through Nice Guys to provide one-time assistance for active duty military or injured veterans attending MiraCosta College. The grant is a “hand up” one-time gift of funds to resolve a single financial incident.

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

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MiraCosta College Scholarships - opening January 2016

MiraCosta College 2016-2017 Annual Scholarships ($500, $1,000 or $2,500)

Students eligible to apply are: continuing MiraCosta students, MiraCosta students transferring to 4-year institutions, and graduating high school students planning to attend MiraCosta in the fall.

Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Encinitas Garden Horticulture Scholarships

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2016-17 Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships

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Spring 2016 Coastal Community Foundation A.R.M.S. Book Grant

The Coastal Community Foundation supports textbook grants for a specific population of students attending classes at MiraCosta College. Eligibility:

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Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Genentech Biotechnology (BTEC) Scholarships

2016-2017 MiraCosta College Harry Phillips Social Science Transfer Scholarship ($900 award)

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Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Friends of Dance Scholarships ($500)

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: Application form will be available in January from CCCSFAAA.  Deadline: February 2016

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Hatoff-Swan Scholarship for students transferring to Pomona College*