​​​​​​​​​​​This workshop will provide detailed information regarding the cost structure of a Bachelor's degree and what funding options are available to student's.  Federal, state, and institutional financial aid will be reviewed as well as unrestricted scholarship opportunities.​​​

General Websites

FAFSA​

California Student Aid Commission​

CollegeBoard CCC/Financial Aid Profile​

FastWeb​

Maná Scholarship Program:

Applicants to the Maná​ Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:- Identify as Latino and be between the ages of 18-35 years old as of the application deadline date

      • Be U.S. citizens, legal residents of the U.S., or undocumented residents of the U.S., including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients
      • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current college undergraduates
      • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year
      • Only the first 1,000 applications submitted will be considered.​

Deadline to apply is October 23, 2019 3pm CT

RaiseMe

Scholarships for Women and Girls​

2019-2020 Tax Transcript Decoder​​

ScholarshipOwl​

                                                                                                                                                                    

Financial Aid Resources for Nursing Majors

Financial Aid Guide for Nurses

Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students​


Workshops​

California State University

CSU Dominguez Hills Presidential Scholars​​​

                                                                                                                                                                    

California Private Universities

Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA)

  • Community College Scholars Program for new students (PDF flyer​) of $4,000

​​Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

      • ​​​​​Must apply for Antioch University Los Angeles admission for summer, fall, winter, or sprint
      • Have earned a minimum of 24 semester units at SMC with a GPA of 3.0 or above
      • No additional application beyond the admissions application is required​​​
  • New Student Opportunity Scholarships of $2,000 - $3,000​
      • ​​​​​​​Must apply for Antioch University Los Angeles admission for summer, fall, winter, or spring

        • ​Criteria for the AULA New Student Opportunity Scholarship:
            • ​​​​Strong and/or greatly improved academic record at most recent institution(s) attended
            • Demonstration of renewed commitment to claiming their education in their admissions essay
            • Demonstration of commitment to community and/or social justice in their admissions essay
            • No additional application beyond the admissions application is required
  • Need-based scholarships (new and continuing students) of $1,000 to $4,000 annually:
      • ​​​Must be eligible for financial aid.  To receive financial aid, students must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

San Francisco Art Institute

Transfer Scholarships:

  -Trustee Scholarship ($20,000)

  -Presidential Scholarship ($20,000)

  -Deans Scholarship ($15,000)

  -Visionary Scholars Award ($10,000)

  -California Transfer Scholarship ($20,000 annualy)

Saint Mary's College of California​

 Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students:

  -Transfer Presidential Scholarship ($15,000 annually)

  -Transfer Honors Scholarship ($12,000 annually)

  -Transfer Gaels Scholarship ($10,000 annually)​

  -International Cordero Scholarship ($6,000 annually)

  -Community College Partnership Award ($4,000 annually)

  -Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship ($5,000)

  -Alpha Gamma Sigma Scholarship ($5,000)

Other Scholarships:

  -Private Scholarships

  -The Macken Collegiate Forensics Scholarships ($2,500 - $13,000 annually)

Need Based Aid:

  -Saint Mary's College General Scholarships ($1,000 - $28,000 annually)​ 

 

University of Southern California (USC)

Norman Topping Student Aid Fund​​​

Students must meet the following eligibilit requirements:

  • Must apply for USC admission for fall

  • Have high financial need (usually defined as having a need greater than or equal to the cost of tuition; to be determined by the USC Financial Aid Office)

  • Must be eligible for financial aid.  To receive financial aid, students must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

  • Demonstrate community awareness

NOTE: Selection process runs concurrently and separately from the USC Admissions process.  However, NTSAF applicants must be admitted to USC for consideration for our scholarship.

                                                                                                                                                                   

Out of State Universities

Emerson College

Transfer Scholarships:

  - Next Step Emerson Scholarship​ (half-tuition) for SMC students​ only.

Miami University, Ohio

Transfer Scholarships and Financial Aid​

                                                                                                                                                                   

Workshops

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
11:15am - 12:35pm
SSC 290

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
5:15pm - 6:30pm
SSC 291

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
3:45pm - 5:00pm
SSC 291

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
3:45pm - 5:00pm
SSC 290