Our Opportunities


The 2019-20 Application period opens September 3, 2019.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 John Christopher Rogers Memorial Award
By the family of John Christopher Rogers, it is the intent of this scholarship to award a student who demonstrates an interest in and an aptitude...
By the family of John Christopher Rogers, it is the intent of this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$0.00 Jon Whited Honorary Scholarship
To support Hospitality students in honor of Jon Whited’s work at the Church of the 49ers with the culinary program at Columbia College. CRITERIA:...
To support Hospitality students in honor of Jon Whited’s work at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$300.00 Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr. Memorial
By the family in memory of Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr., Tuolumne County Superior Court Judge from 1956-1974, who demonstrated an active interest in...
By the family in memory of Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr., Tuolumne County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$500 Juliann Riggs Memorial Scholarship
It is the intent of the Juliann Riggs Memorial Scholarship to assist a student who will be eligible to transfer to a 4-year college at the time...
It is the intent of the Juliann Riggs Memorial Scholarship to assist a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Kelly "KC" Marshall Honorary
To honor KC’s hard work and devotion to the students who utilize the Columbia College Alternate Media Access Services, it is the intention of this...
To honor KC’s hard work and devotion to the students who utilize the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Lee Family Foundation
It is the intent of this scholarship to award three students majoring in Natural Resources who have the highest grade point average. CRITERIA: Must...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award three students majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Liz Darby Airola Fund for Nursing Students
To support Calaveras County students working toward a career in nursing. CRITERIA: 3.0 GPA, Calaveras County resident or high school graduate....
To support Calaveras County students working toward a career in nursing....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$200.00 Lorraine M. Yim Memorial
It is the purpose of this scholarship to award a re-entry student seeking to become a counselor in mental health or education. Student must be...
It is the purpose of this scholarship to award a re-entry student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200.00
Ended
Varies Lyle Scott Scholarship
In memory of Lyle Scott, this scholarship supports students pursuing vocational training. Criteria: Graduate of a Tuolumne County high school or...
In memory of Lyle Scott, this scholarship supports students pursuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Mac Waggoner Memorial
To honor the legacy of Mac Waggoner, a life-long activist who worked to preserve the environment, it is the intention of this scholarship to award...
To honor the legacy of Mac Waggoner, a life-long activist who worked to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$300.00 Marie Ellen Lingren Memorial
In memory of Marie Ellen Lingren, a Columbia College graduate, it is the intent of the scholarship to award a serious student who demonstrates...
In memory of Marie Ellen Lingren, a Columbia College graduate, it is the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$500.00 Mary Katheryn Burke
To honor the memory of Mary Katheryn Burke, it is the intent of this scholarship to honor a hard-working, single parent, full time student....
To honor the memory of Mary Katheryn Burke, it is the intent of this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Master Gardeners, UC Cooperative Extension
It is the intent of the scholarship to award a student who is working towards a degree with the major in Environmental Science, Earth Science,...
It is the intent of the scholarship to award a student who is working...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 MCLADO - Fresh Start Program
It is the intent of this scholarship to support the ongoing educational goals of a student who has successfully completed the Fresh Start (FS)...
It is the intent of this scholarship to support the ongoing educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 McMillen-Jacobs Community Benefit Scholarship
A scholarship offered by McMillen Jacobs Associates to support students who attend Columbia College who are involved with programs such as...
A scholarship offered by McMillen Jacobs Associates to support students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Melva B. Anderson Memorial Nursing Scholarship
In honor of Melva B. Anderson who served others through the nursing profession and many years of volunteer work in the community, it is the intent...
In honor of Melva B. Anderson who served others through the nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Molly Cunningham Memorial Scholarship
Donor intent: To honor the memory of Molly Cunningham, Tuolumne County resident and active community member. Among her accomplishments: assisted in...
Donor intent: To honor the memory of Molly Cunningham, Tuolumne County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Mother Lode Art Association, Fine Arts
It is the intent of this scholarship to support an art student transferring to a 4-year college (preferably art school). CRITERIA: Must have been...
It is the intent of this scholarship to support an art student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$200.00 Native Daughters of the Golden West, Golden Era Parlor #99
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor a California student. CRITERIA: Born in California; Tuolumne County resident for 1-year by April 1st...
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor a California student....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Oakdale Scholarship
Scholarship for a Columbia College student. Criteria: Resident of Oakdale or attended an Oakdale area high school. GPA 3.0. Enrolled in 9 or more...
Scholarship for a Columbia College student. Criteria: Resident of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Omega Nu, Alpha Iota Chapter, Child Development Lolita Griffith Memorial
It is the intent of this scholarship to assist a student pursuing a certificate, AA, or BA in Child Development who demonstrates a desire to work...
It is the intent of this scholarship to assist a student pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Omega Nu, Alpha Iota Chapter, Gloria Vilas Memorial
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student majoring in music who is active in the Columbia College music program. CRITERIA: Must be a...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 P.E.O Sisterhood, Chapter VQ
It is the intention of this scholarship to assist a student in reaching their educational goals. CRITERIA: Must be resident of Calaveras County;...
It is the intention of this scholarship to assist a student in reaching...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500 P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter LH (Philanthropic Educational Organization)
It is the intent of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter LH scholarship to award a continuing or re-entry woman who is working towards her certificate,...
It is the intent of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter LH scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$600.00 P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter TP (Philanthropic Educational Organization)
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a continuing or re-entry student who is working towards a certificate, degree, or transfer...
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a continuing or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600.00
Ended
$1000.00 Rhodes Math and Science Scholarship Fund
It is the intent of the Rhodes Math and Science Scholarship Fund to honor the life work of Columbia College’s first president, Dr. Harvey Rhodes. ...
It is the intent of the Rhodes Math and Science Scholarship Fund to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000.00
Ended
$500.00 Roger J. Test Memorial Scholarship
In honor of Roger Test, it is the intent of the Roger J. Test Memorial Scholarship to award a jazz pianist to support his or her love of music....
In honor of Roger Test, it is the intent of the Roger J. Test Memorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$250.00 Rose Aimee Haessly Memorial - Art
In memory of Rose Aimee Haessly, it is the intention of this scholarship to encourage a student majoring in Art to continue their educational...
In memory of Rose Aimee Haessly, it is the intention of this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
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$1,000.00 Science Discovery Scholarship
It is the intent of this scholarship to encourage and support students pursuing studies in the Natural Sciences and other related fields. It is...
It is the intent of this scholarship to encourage and support students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Sherman Hay Art Scholarship
This scholarship is to honor the memory and creative spirit of artist and teacher Sherman Hay, who spent his life creating a wide range of art and...
This scholarship is to honor the memory and creative spirit of artist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$0.00 Sonora Lions Club Dr. Harvey "Dusty" Rhodes Scholarship
It is the intent of the Sonora Lions Club Dr. Harvey “Dusty” Rhodes Scholarship to honor former Sonora Lions Club member Dr. Harvey “Dusty” Rhodes...
It is the intent of the Sonora Lions Club Dr. Harvey “Dusty” Rhodes...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$600.00 Sonora Lions Club Felix Romo Memorial Scholarship
It is the intent of the Sonora Lions Club Felix Romo Memorial Scholarship to honor past Sonora Lions Club member Felix Romo, an entrepreneur in...
It is the intent of the Sonora Lions Club Felix Romo Memorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Sonora Lions Club, Bill Dunlavy Scholarship
In memory of long-time Lions Club member Bill Dunlavy and in honor of his commitment to education, this scholarship will be awarded to a student in...
In memory of long-time Lions Club member Bill Dunlavy and in honor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$700.00 Sonora Lions Club, Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr. Memorial
In honor of long-time Lions Club member, Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr., it is the intention of this scholarship to assist in the preparation of...
In honor of long-time Lions Club member, Judge Ross A. Carkeet, Sr., it...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00
Ended
$400.00 Sonora Lions Club, Les Coon Vocational Scholarships
It is the intention of this scholarship to award 4 students who are working towards certificates or associate degrees in any of the Columbia...
It is the intention of this scholarship to award 4 students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400.00
Ended
$800.00 Sonora Lions Club, Vernon McDonald Memorial
It is the intention with this scholarship to award a student who is working towards a certificate or associate degree in any of the Columbia...
It is the intention with this scholarship to award a student who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800.00
Ended
$300.00 Spiro Pippa Memorial Writer's Scholarship
This scholarship honors Spiro Pippa, writer and comedian, whose personality and wit always captured his audience. CRITERIA: Must be enrolled in at...
This scholarship honors Spiro Pippa, writer and comedian, whose...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$200.00 Steven A. Jump Memorial
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a student seeking either a Certificate of Achievement or an AA in Automotive, Auto Body, or...
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a student seeking...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200.00
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$100.00 Tom Bradbury Award for Academic Determination
This scholarship is offered in honor of Tom Bradbury, for his pursuit of excellence and steadfast determination and courage to believe in one’s own...
This scholarship is offered in honor of Tom Bradbury, for his pursuit of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100.00
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$100.00 Travis Art Scholarship
It is the intent of this scholarship to help a serious art student who is working toward a degree or transfer, with preference given to a...
It is the intent of this scholarship to help a serious art student who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100.00
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$650.00 Tuolumne County Garden Club, Bettie Ries Honorary
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a student who has made a significant contribution to conservation through involvement in related...
It is the intention of this scholarship to award a student who has made...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650.00
Ended
$750 Tuolumne Medical Auxiliary - Connie Leonard Nursing Scholarship Fund
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student preparing to enter an accredited vocational or registered nursing program. CRITERIA: Must be...
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student preparing to enter...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
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$1,000.00 Val's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
It is the intention with this scholarship to provide assistance to typically underrepresented students with an interest and/or aptitude in Science...
It is the intention with this scholarship to provide assistance to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000 Water & Power Pathways Scholarship
A scholarship offered by Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. to encourage Columbia College students to prepare for careers in...
A scholarship offered by Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
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$1,500.00 Wilson/Zook Scholarship
It is the intention of this scholarship to help a Tuolumne County native achieve their four-year degree so they can return to Tuolumne County....
It is the intention of this scholarship to help a Tuolumne County native...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$500 YCCD Leadership Team Scholarship
The YCCD Leadership team intends to recognize one exceptional student who is seeking a degree or certificate at Columbia College, and who...
The YCCD Leadership team intends to recognize one exceptional student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$1,000.00 Barbara A. Radd Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is to encourage applicants to plan for their financial well being and a stable standard of living. CRITERIA: Must be enrolled in...
This scholarship is to encourage applicants to plan for their financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Silay Promise Scholarship
This scholarship supports students in the Columbia College Promise program who are attending Columbia College fulltime with little or no parental...
This scholarship supports students in the Columbia College Promise...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$500.00 Michael Chad Harris Memorial Scholarship
It is the intent of this scholarship to support to a Fire Science student at Columbia College. CRITERIA: Must have completed one semester in the...
It is the intent of this scholarship to support to a Fire Science...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Hospitality Management General Assistance Continuing Students Grants
Through Hospitality Management fundraising and personal contributions, it is the intent of this scholarship to help students pursuing their goal in...
Through Hospitality Management fundraising and personal contributions,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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