MiraCosta College Scholarships Available

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MiraCosta College Scholarships - opening August 2015

Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Mort & Agatha Winski Memorial Scholarships

Thirteen $500 renewable scholarships to be awarded. Renewal is 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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Fall 2015 MiraCosta College Friends of Dance Scholarships ($500)

Fall 2015 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:

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

MiraCosta College Dorothy Pat McCoury Study Abroad Scholarships

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship $40,000

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (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. Click here for details.

Eligibility Criteria:

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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. Applicant must be a current MiraCosta College student, active duty military or veteran, injured as a result of recent combat, with a specific financial need.

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 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:

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.

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