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Validating our students’ hard work, one scholarship at a time
Even a small scholarship can make a BIG difference.
Staff and faculty support the Scholarship Program. Reid Edelman with Full Time Faculty award recipients.
Perpetual scholarships provide a living legacy. Les Gregg Family Scholarship recipient Diego Becerra.

Scholarships Come in All Shapes and Sizes

We customize your scholarship to fit the criteria you choose in a recipient. Awards can be based on all, some or none of the following:

  • Grade point average
  • Enrollment
    (e.g. full-time, part-time)
  • Major and/or career goals
  • Community service
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Enrollment status
    Current, New, Returning, Transferring
  • Financial need
  • Geographic location
    Mendocino County Resident, Lake County resident, Coastal Mendocino County Resident
  • Group affiliation
    (e.g. US Armed Services Veteran)

It Takes A Community

Scholarships are awarded annually. Applications are accepted from January 2 thru March 1 for scholarships in the upcoming academic year. In 2017, over 250 students were awarded Mendocino College scholarships and book vouchers totaling more than $238,000. Over $50,000 were donor sponsored awards from community organizations and individuals like you.

Mendocino College Scholarships Awarded for 2017-2018

  • American Association of University Women, Ukiah Branch Re-Entry Women Scholarships
  • American Association of University Women, Willits Branch Women’s Re-Entry Scholarship in Memory of Pat McKillican
  • American Indian Alliance Club Scholarship
  • Associated Students of Mendocino College Academic Scholarships
  • Chapter WQ PEO Yvonne Sligh Scholarship
  • Coastal Mendocino Association of Realtors Scholarship
  • First Presbyterian Church - Walter & Jean Bayer Scholarship
  • Friends of the Mendocino College Theatre Scholarship
  • George & Ruth Bradford Foundation Scholarship
  • Heidi Marie Daniel Memorial Scholarship
  • Hulda and Alfred Weger Scholarship
  • IME BECAS Scholarship
  • Jeff Banks Scholarship
  • John Milder Scholarship-Ukiah Natural Foods
  • Karen L. Atkinson Nursing Scholarship
  • Kathleen Kohn Fetzer Family Foundation Scholarship
  • Lake County Friends of Mendocino College Scholarship
  • Lake County Retired Teachers Assoc. - Lois Windrem Memorial Scholarship
  • LaRue Kobrin Memorial Scholarship
  • Les Gregg Family Scholarship
  • Mendocino Coast Audubon Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Classified Senate Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Coast Center Art & Science Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Faculty Association Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Federation of Teachers Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Adopt A Fifth Grader Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Bob & Marlys Blanc Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Bogner Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Carl J. Ehmann Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Coast Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Directors/Trustees Annual Fund Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Evelyn R. Foote Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation George R. Szanik Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Jim Meyer Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Joan & Harry Bistrin Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Joe & Dorothy Halliday Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Mary Oosting Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Promise Award
  • Mendocino College Foundation Salmen Family Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Thomas M. Evans Sr. Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Foundation Transfer Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Management/Supervisory/Confidential Scholarship
  • Mendocino College Viticulture Scholarship
  • Mendocino Study Club Scholarship
  • Natalie McCoy Foucault Scholarship
  • Native American Higher Education Scholarship
  • Osher Scholar Award
  • Potter Valley Garden Club Scholarship
  • Ron R. Hedley Scholarship
  • Rossi Building Materials Scholarship
  • Silveira/Cleary Family Scholarship
  • The Community Foundation of Mendocino County - Fionna & Richard Perkins Scholarship
  • Tom Goforth Scholarship
  • Ukiah Kiwanis Club and Bill Brown Memorial Scholarships
  • Ukiah Saturday Afternoon Club Reentering Woman Scholarship
  • Wallace Meek Perez & Dr. Virginia Martinez Meek MESA Scholarship

We help students dreams come true, and so can you

Your scholarship could

  • Allow a student to attend full-time rather than part-time
  • Provide the means to pay for transportation to take classes not available online
  • Buy a textbook they simply cannot afford
  • Allow a student to stretch their budget beyond basic day-to-day living expenses to attend college and achieve their goal of creating a better life for themselves and their families

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Mendocino College Scholarships — Free money to help you achieve your dreams

The annual Mendocino College scholarship application period begins on January 2 and ends on March 1Awards are for the following Fall and Spring semesters.

For information about the awards, requirements, deadlines and the application process,visit the Mendocino College website at

mendocino.edu/student-services/financial-aid/scholarships or call 707-467-1018.

To apply visit https://mendocinocollege.awardspring.com.

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