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For current scholarship opportunities available through OCC, please visit the Scholarship page or the Scholarship Office in the Administration building.

OCC Scholarships

http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/ScholarshipOffice/Pages/Continuing-and-Transferring-Students.aspx

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

 

OC Hero Scholarship (Veterans)

Deadline: n/a

All servicemen and women are eligible. Ongoing scholarship awarded monthly.

Contact Veterans Services Office for Application

 

NAVPA 2017 (Veteran & Dependent)

http://www.navpa.org/scholarship-application/

Application Period: Now - January 19th

Award: $500

Eligibility: Full-time enrolled in Fall, at least 3.0 cumulative GPA, honorable discharge

 

SCHEC 2018-19 (Veteran & Dependent)

http://www.schec.net/downloadable-scholarship-materials.html

Due: March 16, 2018

Award: TBA

Eligibility: Transferring to 4-year SCHEC school during 2018-19, at least 3.0 cumulative GPA

 

OC Community Foundation (Veteran & Dependent)

https://oc-cf.academicworks.com/

Application Period: Now - December 31st

Award: $1,000-$5,000

Eligibility: Varies

 

AMVETS (Veteran)

http://amvets.org/scholarships/

Application Period: January – May 1st

Award: $1,000, $4,000, & $12,000

Eligibility: Varies

 

WARRIOR SCHOLAR Program (Veteran)

http://warrior-scholar.org

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)

https://www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveterans/

Deadline: February 28th

Award: Varies

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.

 

 

Ongoing Outside Scholarships/Aid

​Student Veterans of America​Patt Tillman Foundation
​Military.comAmerican Veterans
​SoldierStrongCollegeToolKit.com
CollegeScholarships.orgVeterans of Foreign Wars
​Military Order of the Purple HeartMilitary & Dependent Scholarships
​Veteran Scholarship Search​Folds of Honor (for Dependents)
​Aviation Science Scholarships