MiraCosta College Scholarships Available

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MiraCosta College Scholarships

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

Who should apply? MiraCosta students continuing in the fall, MiraCosta student transferring fall 2016 to a 4-year institution, and graduating high school students who plan to attend MiraCosta in the fall.

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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. Review the eligibility criteria:

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2016-17 Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarships

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Spring 2016 MiraCosta College Genentech Biotechnology (BTEC) Scholarships

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

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Spring 2016 California Coast Credit Union Service Learning Scholarships ($500)

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

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2016-2017 MiraCosta Harry Phillips Social Science Transfer Scholarship

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MiraCosta College Dorothy Pat McCoury Study Abroad Scholarship

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Transferring to Pomona College? Ask about the Hatoff-Swan Scholarship

The HATOFF-SWAN Scholarship was created at Pomona College* with the hope of supporting a MiraCosta College student transferring to Pomona College, Claremont, CA.

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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 Fall 2016

Fall 2016 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 2016 MiraCosta College Osher Scholarships (renewable scholarships)

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Spring 2017 MiraCosta College Classified Senate Employee Scholarship ($500)

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2017-18 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. MiraCosta student, Travis Williamson, won the scholarship to attend Columbia University in New York City.

  1. Notify the MiraCosta Scholarship Office of intent to apply to receive email tips and updates throughout the process, and attend the information seminars.
  2. Read JKCF Facts And Questions (FAQs)
  3. Review the Successful Student To Do List and JKCF Checklist
  4. Start the application right away, and visit the MiraCosta Writing Center for assistance with the essays.
  5. Identify and meet with two recommenders (Instructors), and stay in touch with them throughout the process.
  6. Inform your parents of financial information needed. International students will need to have parent financial information translated into English before uploading into the application.
  7. Order your official transcripts as soon as possible so you have them in time.
  8. Disregard the stated deadline date and Submit your application "two or more days before" the deadline. Each year JKCF has experienced technical problems either the day before and on the deadline date and extensions are NOT granted. Their deadline date/time is solid no matter the system glitch. Therefore, apply early.
  9. JKCF email: Scholarships@JKCF.org.

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