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Scholarships

SMCCCD Scholarships

Each year, the three colleges of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) -- Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College -- award institutional scholarships to new, continuing, and transfer students. The scholarship awards are based on academic achievement, financial need or specific interests such as clubs, athletics, and service.

Funding for our scholarships comes from contributions to San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation which ensures that quality, affordable higher education is available to every member of our community. Visit the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation website to learn more.

SMCCCD Scholarship Applications will be open starting: November 1, 2018. The deadline is March 2, 2019.

Applying for SMCCCD Scholarships - Apply Here!

  • If you have been issued a "my.smccd.edu" email, please provide your "my.smccd.edu" email address and create a password to sign up for an account on AcademicWorks. Upon signing up, you will receive a confirmation email to ensure your identity. Please make sure to check your spam folder for this email. Once you have confirmed your account, you can begin accessing the system and applying for scholarships.
  • If you have recently applied for admissions to either College of San Mateo, Cañada College or Skyline College, you must use your personal email that you used on the admissions application to access AcademicWorks. Once you are issued a "my.smccd.edu" email, contact the financial aid office. We will need to link your emails.
  • If you have not yet applied for admissions to either College of San Mateo, Cañada College or Skyline College, you must first apply for admission.      

External Scholarship Opportunities

 

Name of Scholarship Type Amount Deadline
Pursuit of Excellence All Students $4000-$6000 February 28, 2019
OutdoorStack All Students $1500 February 28, 2019
Polito & Associates All Students $2500 February 28, 2019
Bruan's Law All Students $1000 February 28, 2019
Top10MedAlertSystem.com "Senior Care" All Students $500 February 28, 2019
New E-commerce All Students $1500 February 28, 2019
TFC Title Loan All Students $1000 March 1, 2019
DevTeam.Space STEM $1000 March 1, 2019
Antibodies Life Science $1000 March 1, 2019
200cashnow All Students $500 March 1, 2019
Uptheproduction All Students $1000 March 1, 2019
Pusch & Nguyen All Students $2500 March 1, 2019
Car Title Loans All Students $1000 March 1, 2019
Gear Expert Guides All Students Up to $1100 March 5, 2019
Crestmoor Neighborhood Memorial Fall 2019 Transfer  Up to $10,000 March 6, 2019
National HRT Health Sciences $1000 March 11, 2019
Stewart J. Guss All Students $1000 March 15, 2019
Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Awareness All Students $500 March 15, 2019
NOBLE Criminal Justice/Law $1000 March 15, 2019
Homeless Shelter - StudySoup All Students $5000 March 19, 2019
San Mateo County California Retired Teachers Association   Education/Teacher Track Up to $2000 March 25, 2019
Same Day Loans All Students $500 March 28, 2019
Jewish Community Federation & Endowment All Students Up to $10,000 March 29, 2019
Toptal Female Students $10000 March 31, 2019
CalTrend All Students $1000 March 31, 2019
TVStoreOnline All Students $500 March 31, 2019
Hypez All Students $500 March 31, 2019
PosiRank All Students $500 March 31, 2019
Sleep Delivered All Students $1000 March 31, 2019
Krist Law Firm, P.C. All Students $10000 March 31, 2019
Wheelhouse All Students $1000 March 31, 2019
MerchantCards All Students $1000 April 1, 2019
Voxel Reviews Business/Media $2000 April 1, 2019
Orphans And Half Orphans - EduBirdie All Students $1000 April 1, 2019
CCCSFAAA    All Students $500 April 15, 2019
CarBrain All Students $1000 April 15, 2019
JunkCarMasters All Students $1000 April 19, 2019
Real Estate Endowment Real Estate Up to $800  April 30, 2019
PayDayAllDay All Students $500 April 30, 2019
DriversEdHub All Students $2000 April 30, 2019
CitizenshipTest Engineering/Science $1000 April 30, 2019
DaVinci Body Sculpting Women In STEM STEM $2500 April 30, 2019
Clutch Prep All Students $500 April 30, 2019
Behavioral Health Academic - Alcohol.org All Students Up to $5000 April 30, 2019
Hosting Education All Students Up to $2000 April 30, 2019
Stratos Jets Aviation $2000 May 1, 2019
SeniorLivingHelp.org All Students $1000 May 1, 2019
CCD Law Spokane High School Seniors $500 May 1, 2019
Cal-Driver-Ed All Students $500 May 8, 2019
GoBestVPN All Students $2500 May 10, 2019
Marketing Students - AIS Techno Labs Marketing $1000 May 15, 2019
Medical Student - AIS Techno Labs Medical $1000 May 15, 2019
Graphic Web Design - AIS Techno Labs Graphic Design/Art $1000 May 15, 2019
Interior Design Excellence - Sprak Design Interior Design Students $1000 May 15, 2019
Marketing Excellence - Sprak Design Marketing/Journalism $1000 May 15, 2019
Graphic & Web Design - Uber Clone App Graphic Design $1000 May 15, 2019
Visual Art - Uber Clone App Visual Art $1000 May 15, 2019
Mobile Computing - Uber Clone App Computer Engineering/Science $1000 May 15, 2019
Game Designer - Uber Clone App Computer Engineering/Science $1000 May 15, 2019
Alliance Marketing - Alliance Recruitment Agency Marketing $1000 May 15, 2019
Gaming Excellence - Sprak Design Computer Engineering/Science $1000 May 15, 2019
Gaming - Alliance Recruitment Agency Computer Engineering/Science $1000 May 15, 2019
Mobile Application Development - Alliance Recruitment Agency All Students $1000 May 15, 2019
Graphic Web Design - Alliance Recruitment Agency Arts/Designs/Graphics $1000 May 15, 2019
Real Estate Excellence - Sprak Design All Students $1000 May 15, 2019
Interior Design - Alliance Recruitment Agency Interior Design $1000 May 15, 2019
Nordson BUILDS All Students Up to $10000 May 15, 2019
Engineering Excellence- Sprak Design Engineering $1000 May 15, 2019
Medical Excellence - Sprak Design Medical $1000 May 15, 2019
Graphic And Web Design Excellence - Sprak Design Graphic Design $1000 May 15, 2019
Visual Art - Alliance Recruitment Agency All Students $1000 May 15, 2019
Advance Compound Bow Interior Design $3000 May 15, 2019
Julia Hair Cosmetology/Fashion Up to $800 May 20, 2019
YYC Employment Law Group Legal Studies $1500 May 31, 2019
Filly Flair All Students $500 May 31, 2019
3Dize All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Skyhound Internet All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Amethyst Recovery Center All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Ampronix All Students Up to $1000 May 31, 2019
Productive Or Not All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Plum Goose All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Agron All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Vividads All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Beauty Junkees All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Great Engineering All Students $700 May 31, 2019
Unique Vanities All Students $500 May 31, 2019
CarMover All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Vegas Tickets All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Kepler Academy All Students $500 May 31, 2019
Alex R. Hernandez Criminal Justice/Law $500 May 31, 2019
Painless Movement Health/Fitness $500 May 31, 2019
Giving Back All Students $2500 May 31, 2019
Eltima Software All Students Up to $1500 May 31, 2019
Headlice911 All Students $1000 June 1, 2019
Rentberry All Students $1000 June 1, 2019
DO Suppy Inc. All Students $1000 June 1, 2019
Bestazy Inspiring Innovation All Students $1000 June 1, 2019
AX Control Inc. All Students $1000 June 1, 2019
LoanMart Financial Literacy Awareness
Business/Entrepreneurship  $2000 June 14, 2019
Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurship $1500 June 15, 2019
Dapper Goat All Students $500 June 15, 2019
Veterans & Military Family Military/Veterans $1000 June 15, 2019
Think Einstein HR Knowledge All Students $500 June 15, 2019
Digital Marketing - SEOReseller All Students $1000 June 15, 2019
Fulfilltopia Future Entrepreneur All Students $1000 June 15, 2019
Mommy Authority Healthcare $500 June 26, 2019
Same Day Loans All Students $500 June 28, 2019
Cordisco & Saile Leukemia Leukemia Families $1500 June 30, 2019
Chalik & Chalik All Students $1000 June 30, 2019
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. All Students $1500 June 30, 2019
WHRX All Students $3000 June 30, 2019
Student Storage All Students $3000 June 30, 2019
Community Superhero All Students $1500 June 30, 2019
From Classroom To Classroom Education/Teacher $5000 June 30, 2019
Fishing Pax All Students $1000 June 30, 2019
Nutrition Facts Blog All Students $500 June 30, 2019
Social Media Open-Source Forensics - Cyber Forensics All Students $1000 June 30, 2019
Digital Excellence - LGO All Students $1000 June 30, 2019
Geneva Rock Business/Engineering $2000 July 1, 2019
SkyPrep Business/Marketing $1000 July 1, 2019
Chase Rubin All Students $1200 July 1, 2019
Abbreviation Finder All Students $7500 July 1, 2019
North American Spine All Students $2500 July 1, 2019
HIRED All Students $5000 July 15, 2019
Dana Point Rehab All Students $1500 July 30, 2019
Epiphan Video All Students $500 July 30, 2019
Lodlois All Students Up to $1000 July 31, 2019
Online Trademark Attorneys All Students $1000 July 31, 2019
Elizabeth Auger Diabetes All Students $1000 July 31, 2019
Antibodies Life Science $1000 August 1, 2019
Youthist All Students $1000 August 1, 2019
Capital Auto Auction STEM Up to $1000 August 15, 2019
Veteran Car Donations STEM Up to $1000 August 15, 2019
Carport Central All Students Up to $1000 August 25, 2019
Micklin Law Group All Students $1000 August 31, 2019
Silver Law Firm All Students $1000 August 31, 2019
Shoot Searcher "Photography" All Students $2000 September 20, 2019
Dendra Accounting Group All Students $500 October 1, 2019
Avalaunch Media All Students $1000 October 1, 2019
Responsify Empowering Others All Students $1000 October 5, 2019
Young Entrepreneur All Students $1000 October 15, 2019
Extreme Terrain Biology, Environmental $3000 October 15, 2019
RNCareers.org Nursing $500 October 31, 2019
Business and Technology All Students $1000 November 1, 2019
Officeideas University Students $1000 November 1, 2019
ZipHearing Hearing Health Awareness All Students $1000 November 1, 2019
Lowenberg & Kumar All Students $1000 November 1, 2019
Debt Consolidation USA All Students $1000 November 15, 2019
Benzinga For Future Leaders In Finance Business $1000 November 30, 2019
Winecoon All Students $1000 November 30, 2019
Eisner Gorin LLP All Students $3000 December 1, 2019
Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. Personal Injury All Students $5000 December 1, 2019
Business Energy All Students $1000 December 1, 2019
Webstaurant Store Culinary/Hospitality $1500 December 1, 2019
Best Laptop Ninja All Students $1000 December 10, 2019
Digital Marketing - SEOReseller All Students $1000 December 15, 2019
VIP Puppies All Students $500 December 31, 2019
Dog Product Picker All Students $1000 December 31, 2019
Exponents All Students $500 December 31, 2019
Vicpas Touch Technology All Students $1000 December 31, 2019
1 Media Studio All Students $500 December 31, 2019
College Monk All Students $1500 January 31, 2020
Give Me Liberty - College Monk All Students $1000 January 31, 2020
Scholarships for Teachers Education/Teacher Track Varies Ongoing
The Elizabeth Greenshields  Art  Varies Ongoing
"The Llimanator" Macfarlane Inagural  Female Youth Varies Ongoing
G2 Crowd Entrepreneur All Students $5000 Ongoing
FlatPyramid 3D Art $1000 Ongoing
Native American Student Support Guide Native American Students Varies Ongoing
A Place for Mom Medical/Social Sciences $1000 Ongoing
TTR Data Recovery High School Students $1000 Ongoing
Same Day Loans 365 All Students $500 Ongoing
GoTranscript All Students $1000 Ongoing
Price It Here Business $1000 Ongoing
Win-Win-Win All Students $1000 Ongoing
Lowenberg & Kumar All Students $1000 Ongoing
CFF Foundation All Students $1500 Ongoing/Quarterly
MedEvac   All Students $5000 Ongoing/Yearly
Hedding Law Firm All Students $2500 Ongoing/Yearly

 

Additional Scholarship Resources

Application Process

  1. Student must go to My AmeriCorps Website and electronically submit a request indicating Skyline College as their school.
  2. Student must be registered for classes in the semester they are requesting funds for.

Please note: To ensure proper and timely payment of your award, it is our practice to accept only one Americorps award request per term. Skyline College must see that you are enrolled in at least 0.5 units for the term you are requesting. If you are not enrolled, your request will be denied. Your award is then pending the release of federal funds to Skyline College.

Timeline for Americorps Scholarships

  • The process may take up to 6 weeks
  • Email Financial Aid Director Regina Morrison once you complete your electronic voucher
  • A check will be mailed to Skyline College's Financial Aid Office (2 weeks)
  • Check requisition forwarded to Cashiers Office (2 weeks)
  • A check will be mailed to student's address on file with the Admissions & Records Office (1-2 weeks)
  • Please note: mailing address can be updated through your WebSMART account

Payment Schedule for Financial Aid and Other Scholarship Payments

There are two major payment days at the beginning and at the mid-point of each semester for all students eligible for payments by those dates. These are followed by secondary payment dates every week to pay students who were not previously ready for payment. For disbursement dates, please see the Financial Aid Status page.

Additional Assistance

If you have any questions, please email Financial Aid Director Regina Morrison or call (650) 738-4350.

How do I pay for a study abroad experience?

Study abroad can seem expensive, but there are sources of financial aid available to help with the costs. Please visit the Study Abroad website for more information.

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