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 or call 707-467-1018.

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