Native American California Community College Students ScholarshipNative American California Community College Students Scholarship
Making college accessible and affordable for Native American California Community College Students.
Funded through a generous donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the Native American California Community College Students Scholarship seeks to make college more affordable and accessible for students enrolled in a federally recognized Native American, American Indian, or Alaska Native tribe and attending a California Community College.
Funds are disbursed to colleges on a first-come-first-served basis, and we encourage scholarship offices to submit invoices through the FoundationCCC portal, Submittable , in a timely manner. Invoices will be accepted until May 1, 2024 or until all funds have been allocated for the 2023-24 academic year.
Students must be enrolled in a California Community College at least 50% time in a certificate or degree program or first-year undeclared.
Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to demonstrate academic standing and progress.
Students must be enrolled in a federally recognized Native American, American Indian, or Alaska Native tribe.
2023-24 Award Amounts
Lower division students (Associates degrees and certificate pathways)
Maximum of $2,500 per academic year
Maximum of two (2) annual awards
Upper division student (Baccalaureate)
Maximum of $5,000 per academic year
Maximum of (4) annual awards
How to Apply
Students: Submit your application to your Community College Financial Aid or Scholarship Office. Do NOT submit an application directly to FoundationCCC. Scholarships will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure to apply to your Community College Scholarship or Financial Aid Office as early as possible!
Scholarship / Financial Aid Offices: You must submit an invoice on behalf of eligible students to FoundationCCC via Submittable.