For current scholarship opportunities available through OCC, please visit the Scholarship page or the Scholarship Office in the Administration building.
Deadline: February 28th
Eligibility: 3.5 Cumulative GPA
*One application will consider you for all general scholarships that you are eligible for. There are also a handful of veteran-specific scholarships you may need to provide additional information for.
Current Open Outside Scholarships/Aid
CSULB - Summer Bridge to the Beach (for STEM transfers)
Women's Focus Forward Fellowship
Deadline: March 23rd
Award: Covers the cost of travel, food, lodging, activities and materials.
Eligibility: Women veterans with an honorable discharge who are sophomores, juniors, seniors, or pursing a master’s degree and maintain a 2.75 GPA or better.
UCI Bridges - Baccalaureate
April 9th Deadline:
Award: Paid training
Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents from underrepresented minority groups (Black African-Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans, Native Americans, and Natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands). Completed one semester of transferable chemistry
and biology at the community college.
OC Hero Scholarship (Veterans)
All servicemen and women are eligible. Ongoing scholarship awarded monthly.
Contact Veterans Services Office for Application
Ongoing Outside Scholarships/Aid
Closed Scholarships/Aid (Check Back Next Year!)
NAVPA 2017 (Veteran & Dependent)
Application Period: Now - January 19th
Eligibility: Full-time enrolled in Fall, at least 3.0 cumulative GPA, honorable discharge
WARRIOR SCHOLAR Program (Veteran)
Application Period: January
Award: Free tuition, room and board, books and materials included with admissions into a two-week intensive "bootcamp" program at America's top colleges such as Harvard, Princeton, University of Arizona, Yale, and USC.
Eligibility: Active duty servicemen and veterans. No prior Bachelor's degree. (Note: program is designed for those who are intending to transition from military to school life in the near future, or who have recently made that transition and are still in the beginning stages of their college career.
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship (Veteran)
Deadline: February 28th
Eligibility: Honorable discharged with Certificate of Eligibility, High School or GED graduate who are enrolled or plan to enroll full-time at accredited institution for upcoming year, Pell grant eligible, using military education benefits in upcoming year, minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
OC Community Foundation (Veteran & Dependent)
Application Period: Now - December 31st