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.

The San Diego Foundation (Common Scholarship Application)

Application Opens: December 5, 2018

Who is eligible?

Even if you're not a straight-A, star athlete or student body president, we have scholarship opportunities if you have:

For more information visit their website at: San Diego Foundation Common Scholarship Application

Program for Continuing Education Grant

(For women who have had an interruption in their educational goals)

Deadline: October 12, 2018


Complete the preliminary application and e-mail to:

Rose Going Chapter VL PEO Philanthropy Chairman at rose.going@juno.com

Download Application Here

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: January 15-May 15 each year

Nordson Corporation provides three categories of scholarships; Career & Technical, University Scholars, and Creating Equity in Industry. These manufacturing industry scholarships are targeted at individuals whose permanent residence or college is near a Nordson facility, and are pursuing majors in manufacturing, engineering-related STEM disciplines, or business leading to a career in industry and corporate America. Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students planning to enroll or already enrolled in an accredited public or private not-for profit postsecondary institution.


Any questions may be forwarded to Brett Fields at OFIC at fields@ofic.org

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Receive up to $2,500 to pursue career or technical education. Application opens March 15.

To be eligible for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:


Legal Zoom Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 1st
Scholarship Award: $5,000

We want to help entrepreneurial students get their business off the ground and are awarding $5000, a new business startup package and other cool perks for the student with the most innovative business idea.

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Airport Rentals Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15th
Scholarship Award: $3,000

The Airport Rentals scholarship includes $3,000 to cover the successful applicant's tuition and fess. This can be applied to any of the United States educational institutes who have chosen to partner with Airport Rentals for this scholarship.

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Law Offices of James D. Scott Family Law Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1st
Scholarship Award: $1,500

The Law Offices of James D. Scott is proud ot present the annual Family Law Scholarship. They value education and what it can do to advance a person's life and future.

Who can apply?

Eligibility Requirements

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Service Learning Supply Chain Experience (SCE) Scholarship Application

Deadline for Application Submission is May 1, 2018
STEM Scholarship Award: $1500
MLT Scholarship Award: $3000

The SCE Project at the Southern California Biotechnology Center at Miramar College supports the life sciences industry by providing work readiness and lab‐based training resulting in employable individuals with in‐demand skills. The grant program will provide scholarships to San Diego region community college students in STEM programs who qualify as low-income, first in their family to attend college, or are underrepresented in STEM. The project will lay career-building groundwork by conducting student resume workshops, career awareness and service learning.

Eligibility Requirements

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Program for Continuing Education Grant

Deadline:  April 13, 2018
Fall 2018 Award Grants up to $3,000

For women who have had an interruption in their educational goals. Sponsored by P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter VL – Rancho Santa Fe, California Chapter

Eligibility Requirements

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Deadline: April 15
$2000 Community College Scholarship For Palomar College or Mira Costa College

GFWC Contemporary Women of North County is a non-profit organization that supports community service efforts in the San Diego North County area. We focus on many issues involving women and children, education, conservation, public affairs, and the arts.  Our scholarship is offered to a currently enrolled female planning to continue at Palomar College or Mira Costa College who demonstrates an interest in career, community, and self-improvement through volunteerism. Our scholarship is to be used for tuition, textbook, and/or supplies required by the professor for a class.

Eligibility Requirements

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Scholarships for Students with Diabetes

Diabetes brings challenges, but those don't have to be limitations. There are a variety of scholarships specifically targeted to students with diabetes, offering financial assistance as they pursue their education.