The SCC Scholarships Program Office assists students with the application process and disbursement of scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to students to assist with educational expenses. Each scholarship has its own unique criteria and application process.
For Scholarships Program Office contact information, office hours and location, click here.
Scholarships processed by the Scholarships Program Office include, but are not limited to the following:
Online applications are typically available January through March for students continuing at SCC and students transferring from SCC to a four-year institution. Recipients are recognized during a special Scholarship Ceremony at the end of the spring semester. Funds are disbursed during the following academic year.
Continuing Education Scholarships
Scholarships are available for students enrolled in the Continuing Education Program and for students transitioning from the Continuing Education Program in to the college credit programs at SCC. For information on the application process, please contact the Continuing Education Program at (714) 628-5900.
Some academic and student service departments on campus offer scholarships for SCC students. Some departmental scholarships include Athletic Scholarships, Art Scholarships, and English Scholarships etc. Check with your academic department to see if any scholarships are offered.
Scholarships are available every fall semester for incoming freshmen who have completed less than 12 college credits. Applications can be picked up in the Scholarships Program Office (A-210). Funds are disbursed in the spring semester.
National Science Foundation S-STEM Scholarships (NSF)
Scholarships are funded by the National Science Foundation. Applications are submitted to the SCC STEM Department. These scholarships are awarded to full-time students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, talk to your STEM instructor or contact a STEM Academic Counselor at (714) 628-4800.
One Time Scholarships (OTS)
Students can apply independently for scholarships offered outside of our campus. Scholarships are offered outside of our campus by a variety of sources, such by local businesses, high schools, employers, and volunteer organizations etc. The SCC Scholarship Program Office does not advertise or provide scholarship information from outside organizations or agencies. If you have been awarded a scholarship from an outside organization or agency, please visit our office for more information on processing the scholarship.
Veteran students can apply for veteran scholarships by attending a Veterans Service Office (VSO) orientation at the start of each fall and spring. Eligible veterans must be enrolled at SCC and participate in one the Veterans Services Office programs.
Visit the Scholarship Program Office in A-210
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact our office for more information.