Our Opportunities


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

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Hospitality Management General Assistance Continuing Student Grants - Fall
It is the intent of this scholarship, through the annual Columbia Wine Tasting fundraiser and personal contributions, to help students pursuing a...
It is the intent of this scholarship, through the annual Columbia Wine...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Columbia College Faculty Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both the traditionally designated “academic areas” and the “vocational areas”...
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$300.00 Camping Women Award
The primary intent of this scholarship is to offer a woman an opportunity to pursue a career in an outdoor-related field. CRITERIA: Must be a...
The primary intent of this scholarship is to offer a woman an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$750.00 Carol Hansen Award - Child Development
The intent of this scholarship is to honor Carol Hansen for her long time service to the youth of Tuolumne County and to assist a student majoring...
The intent of this scholarship is to honor Carol Hansen for her long...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$300.00 Ruth E. Brown Memorial
In memory of Ruth E. Brown, it is the intention of this scholarship to encourage a Columbia College student. CRITERIA: Plans to return to Columbia...
In memory of Ruth E. Brown, it is the intention of this scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$300.00 Columbia College Volunteer Fire Fighters, Ernest Meylan Memorial
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student of the Columbia College Fire Department for their dedication to the fire service. Applicant...
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student of the Columbia...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$400.00 James D. Landess
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student who has an interest in or a passion for the outdoors and who desires to use their...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student who has an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400.00
Ended
$250.00 Soroptimist International of Sonora
It is the intention of this scholarship to help further the education of a woman who is returning to school after an absence. CRITERIA: Must be...
It is the intention of this scholarship to help further the education of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$500.00 Columbia College #2 Faculty Scholarship (2nd choice)
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both the traditionally designated “academic areas” and the “vocational areas.”...
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Hospitality Management General Assistance Continuing Student Grants
It is the intent of this scholarship, through the annual Columbia Wine Tasting fundraiser and personal contributions, to help students pursuing a...
It is the intent of this scholarship, through the annual Columbia Wine...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 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: $0.00
Ended
$100.00 Genevieve Ruth Gehon Memorial Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to help an office technology student reach his or her college goal. CRITERIA: Must be a resident of Tuolumne...
The intent of this scholarship is to help an office technology student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100.00
Ended
Varies Osher Scholarship
It is the intention of the Osher Scholarship endowment to target the students in greatest financial need. Applicant must be making satisfactory...
It is the intention of the Osher Scholarship endowment to target the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Adventist Health Sonora Volunteer Scholarship
It is the intention of this scholarship to award students who are preparing to work in a medically related field. CRITERIA: Plans to return to...
It is the intention of this scholarship to award students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies American Association of University Women, Calaveras Branch
It is the intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid women to complete studies towards a Bachelor’s Degree. Applicants may be asked to...
It is the intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid women to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies American Association of University Women, Sonora Branch
The intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid students to complete studies towards a Bachelor’s Degree. Finalists MUST provide 3 letters...
The intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid students to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 American Association of University Women, Sonora Branch Re-entry
The intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid students to complete studies towards a Bachelor’s Degree. Finalists MUST provide 3 letters...
The intent of this scholarship is to encourage and aid students to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$250 Anna Carter Memorial Scholarship
It is the intent of the Anna Carter Memorial Scholarship to honor the memory of Anna Carter and her love of the outdoors. This scholarship will be...
It is the intent of the Anna Carter Memorial Scholarship to honor the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$500.00 Aronos Research Women's Club, Pre-Nursing
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: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Aronos Research Women's Club, Teaching
The intent of this scholarship is to award a Tuolumne County student majoring in Education, and pursuing a degree in the field of teaching....
The intent of this scholarship is to award a Tuolumne County student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$300.00 Associated Students of Columbia College, Erin Lorber Memorial
In the memory of Erin Joseph Lober, Columbia College Assciated Student Body President 1971-1972, the intent of this scholarship is to award a...
In the memory of Erin Joseph Lober, Columbia College Assciated Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$400.00 Ben Vogel Memorial
In memory of Ben Vogel, Cellist, the intent of this scholarship is to award a talented string player in the Columbia Community Orchestra or (of...
In memory of Ben Vogel, Cellist, the intent of this scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400.00
Ended
$200.00 Bob and Julie Cowell Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student who is or was a foster youth, in achieving their educational goals. Preference to someone...
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student who is or was a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200.00
Ended
$300 California School Employees Association, YCCD, Chapter 420
The intent of this scholarship is to assist a YCCD Chapter #420 member, dependent or grandchild in reaching their educational goals. CRITERIA: Must...
The intent of this scholarship is to assist a YCCD Chapter #420 member,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
$500 Carol Hansen Award - Child Development
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor Carol Hansen for her long time service to the youth of Tuolumne County and award a student majoring...
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor Carol Hansen for her long...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500.00 Columbia College Classified Senate
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student who is pursuing a certificate or degree at Columbia College. CRITERIA: Must have completed at...
The intent of this scholarship is to award a student who is pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
3,500, 2,500, 1,500 Columbia College Faculty Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both traditionally designated “academic areas” and the “vocational areas.”...
The intent of this scholarship is to honor academic excellence in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3,500, 2,500, 1,500
Ended
$300.00 Corydon Carlson Memorial
In memory of Corydon Carlson, it is the intent of this scholarship is to award a transfer student with an education major who is planning to teach...
In memory of Corydon Carlson, it is the intent of this scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$500.00 Daniel M. Cox Scholarship
In memory of Daniel M. Cox, a recent Columbia College student, it is the intent of this scholarship to help a student with his or her goal of...
In memory of Daniel M. Cox, a recent Columbia College student, it is the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500 Discovery Scholarship
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor a student who discovered his or her passion during their tenure at Columbia College. CRITERIA: Must...
It is the intent of this scholarship to honor a student who discovered...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Don Schaffner Memorial Scholarship
In honor of Don Shaffner, who did all he could in the service of others, all his life, in countless, quiet ways. A tinkerer, he could fix anything,...
In honor of Don Shaffner, who did all he could in the service of others,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$750.00 Donald Albert Dean Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Donald Albert Dean who empowered those who followed to achieve their competence in anything they chose pursue, it is the intent of the...
In memory of Donald Albert Dean who empowered those who followed to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$500.00 Donald S. Brady Memorial
In memory of Donald S. Brady, a pharmacist and former YCCD board member, the intent of this scholarship is to award a student who has demonstrated...
In memory of Donald S. Brady, a pharmacist and former YCCD board member,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,800.00 Dr. W. J. James Culinary Arts
The intent of this award is to assist aspiring students enrolled in the Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management program at Columbia College. It is...
The intent of this award is to assist aspiring students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,800.00
Ended
$500.00 Elsie M. Bruno
This scholarship is to be awarded to a re-entry student, age 35 years or older If there is no eligible and deserving candidate the interest for...
This scholarship is to be awarded to a re-entry student, age 35 years or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500 Ernestine Miller Future Educators Scholarship
It is the intent of the Ernestine Miller Future Educators Scholarship to honor Ernestine “Ernie” Miller for her long-time service to youth and...
It is the intent of the Ernestine Miller Future Educators Scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$250.00 Estanislao Chapter No. 58, E Clampus Vitus, Jack Brotherton Memorial
In memory of Jack Brotherton, Noble Humbug, and in keeping with E Clapus Vitus’s objective of preserving our historical heritage, the intent of...
In memory of Jack Brotherton, Noble Humbug, and in keeping with E...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$250.00 Estanislao Chapter No. 58, E Clampus Vitus, Walter S. Hargrove Memorial
In Memory of W.S. Hardgrove, Grand Noble Humbug and founding president, a civil engineer by trade, a community leader and resident of Jackson, CA,...
In Memory of W.S. Hardgrove, Grand Noble Humbug and founding president,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$500.00 Eugene "Babe" Foletti
The intent of this scholarship is to help a first generation college student from a single parent home. Preference will be given to a student who...
The intent of this scholarship is to help a first generation college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$0.00 Eva Schicke Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Eva Schicke, this scholarship is for Tuolumne County high schoool graduates and continuing Columbia College students. CRITERIA: 2.0...
In memory of Eva Schicke, this scholarship is for Tuolumne County high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Florence A. Moisan
This scholarship is to be awarded to an automotive technology student (s) or those students who have completed automotive technology classes....
This scholarship is to be awarded to an automotive technology student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$250.00 Future Educators Scholarships Jeff and Sue Fitzwater
The intent of this scholarship is to recognize, encourage, and award an aspiring educator, teacher, counselor, etc. in any educational setting,...
The intent of this scholarship is to recognize, encourage, and award an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$500 Gilbert E. Poulter Scholarship Fund
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a Columbia College student pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math, who will be...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a Columbia College student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500.00 Guy and Irene Turner Memorial
This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates commitment to improving one’s self by working towards an AA/AS degree. CRITERIA: Tuolumne...
This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates commitment to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Highland Oaks Natural Resources
The intent of this scholarship is to award a continuing student with a major in the field of Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, GIS, Forestry,...
The intent of this scholarship is to award a continuing student with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$250.00 Independence Hall Quilters
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a Calaveras County re-entry student who is working towards a degree, certificate, or transfer to a...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a Calaveras County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$1,200.00 International / Diversity Award
It is the intent of this scholarship to promote diversity, internationally and nationally and to award those whose path through life seems to be...
It is the intent of this scholarship to promote diversity,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$200.00 Irving Cobb Memorial
By the family in memory of a former Columbia College Forestry instructor, Irving Cobb, it is the intent of this scholarship to provide financial...
By the family in memory of a former Columbia College Forestry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200.00
Ended
$100.00 Jack Amundsen Memorial Leadership Award
In memory of Jack Amundsen, who established the Fire Science program at Columbia College and served as its first Fire Chief, it is the intent of...
In memory of Jack Amundsen, who established the Fire Science program at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100.00
Ended
$500.00 John and Millie Wise - Music
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student who really loves music. CRITERIA: Enrolled in at least 6 units in the current term; plans...
It is the intent of this scholarship to award a student who really loves...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended