Scholarship Information FAQ
What is a Scholarship?
A Scholarship is FREE money that is awarded to you based on certain criteria and eligibility.

What does a Scholarship Cover?
Most scholarships cover Tuition, books, educationally related expenses and transportation costs. However, each scholarship is unique with different criteria!

If awarded a scholarship, how do I use it?
Once the scholarship is confirmed here at COC, credit can be applied to your student bill to cover registration fees, parking, and tuition. A bookstore charge card can be issued to cover book expenses, and receipts can be submitted for reimbursement. At COC, we try to limit “out of pocket” expenses!

How Many Scholarships are there?
Over 100, the number and amount varies each year

What is the value of the Scholarships?
The average amount of each scholarship is $500.

Who is eligible to apply?
All academic divisions are represented and the following groups can apply:
  • Re-entry students and Veterans
  • Continuing and transferring students
  • Full and Part-time students
What makes me eligible to apply?
  • You must have completed a minimum 6 units at College of the Canyons
  • Your current minimum cumulative GPA must be a 2.0.