​​​How SMC Financial Aid & Scholarship Office Helps You

SMC Financial Aid & Scholarship Office administers the SMC Foundation's Scholarship Program. This office provides a single-application procedure for consideration. The Santa Monica College Foundation's Scholarship Program offers privately funded scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,000. Incoming freshmen who just graduated from high school and are directly attending SMC as a first-year student, continuing students, and those transferring to four year institutions after the spring semester are eligible to apply by the December 31 deadline (high school students see "How to Apply" for different deadline). Some scholarships require recipients to be eligible for federal aid.

SMC Financial Aid & Scholarship Office provides:

  • Informational workshops and application forms for a variety of non-campus based scholarship sources that supports continuing and transferring SMC students;
  • Support services to obtain and fill out applications and to submit any required documents.​

Office Hours

Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.​m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

SMC Financial Aid & Scholarship Office Location

Drescher Hall Room 150

1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

(310) 434-4290