2015-2016 Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities at Yuba College

A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further his or her education. Scholarships are awarded based upon various criteria, which usually reflect the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award. Scholarship money is not required to be repaid.

Scholarships are usually awarded based on academic achievement, field of study, community service, extracurricular activities and, in some cases, financial need.

At Yuba College scholarships are available to incoming, continuing and transferring students.

Student Definition:

Incoming: A new student who has not previously attended college.

Continuing: A student who is currently enrolled in college.

Transfer: A student who is transferring to a 4-year college during the 2015-2016 academic year.

There are two types of scholarships available at Yuba College; Yuba Community College District Foundation and Other Donor Sponsored scholarships.

Foundation Scholarships: You only have to complete and submit one Foundation Scholarship Application to be considered for all of the foundation scholarships available at Yuba College. Available foundation scholarships are listed in the 2015-2016 Yuba College Scholarship Handbook. The scholarship handbook also includes the Foundation Scholarship Application.

The Yuba College Foundation Scholarship Application is available for download by selecting the links below. Remember to print all required forms as listed in the instructions.

Other Donor Sponsored Scholarships: Eligibility and application information is posted on the Scholarship Opportunities board located at your campus Financial Aid Office.

For additional information contact your campus Financial Aid Office.

Important Information

  • Complete your 2015-2016 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov .
  • Do not complete the Yuba College Foundation Application if you are attending Woodland Community College during the 2015-2016 academic year.
  • Tips on how to write your scholarship essay
  • Start requesting your letters of recommendation now. Don't wait until the last minute!
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to assure their scholarship packet is complete.
  • Watch the deadlines!

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • -Foundation Scholarships: April 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. No exceptions!
  • Other Donor Sponsored Scholarships: Dates vary

Scholarship Links:

2015 Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship program - available scholarships has over 27 categories, with an opportunity to receive up to $5,000.