Scholarships are awarded on academic achievement, community involvement or extra curricular activities and/or financial need. Gifts and endowments from private individuals, corporations, community organizations, and other foundations fund scholarships.
Private scholarships are from a variety of organizations that provide scholarship opportunities to students. Find more information on our scholarship page. Please contact the scholarship coordinator, Ivena Sakelarieva, via email at for more information.
The CCPG waives enrollment fees to qualifying students who are California residents. To qualify, you must meet the following income requirements or other eligibility criteria outlined on the application. Applications are available in English and Spanish. Submit your completed application to the Financial Aid Office in one of three ways. Click here to learn more.
If a student is offered FWS as part of his/her financial aid package, you are encouraged to visit the Job Connection through the SBCC Schall Career Center to find a part-time job on or off campus. Students are encouraged to find work related to his/her studies or career plans. A student can work up to 19.5 hours per week and can earn up to $3,000 per semester. A student will generally earn between $ and $ per hour and are paid once per month.
Pell Grants are awarded solely on demonstrated financial need to every eligible undergraduate student who hasn’t already earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Pell Grants do not need to be repaid. They can be used for tuition, fees, and living expenses. A student is still eligible to receive a Pell Grant if he/she is attending college in a less than half time status. It is important that students receiving Federal Pell Grants understand how they are disbursed and how a student remains eligible for this program.
The SBCC Financial Aid Office awards the FSEOG to undergraduate students who have exceptional financial need, with priority given to Pell Grant recipients. Unlike Pell Grants, there’s no guarantee every eligible student will receive one. In addition, funds are limited. These grants don’t need to be paid back. It is important that students receiving FSEOG understand how they are disbursed and how a student remains eligible for this program.
Cal Grants are awarded on demonstrated financial need and academic achievement to undergraduate students who haven’t already earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Cal Grants don’t need to be repaid. Contact the California Student Aid Commission at 888-224-7268 or visit their website for more information regarding deadlines and availability of funds. AB540 students are eligible to receive Cal Grants.