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Scholarships Office

The 2016-2017 Online Scholarship Applications will be available December 18, 2015 through March 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Please sign in using your MyGWC Username and password.

Online Scholarship Information and Instructions
Please read before you start your application process

You can save your application at any time by clicking Save and Keep Editing at the bottom of the form. Once completed, you can submit your application by clicking Finish and Submit. The online scholarship system will start to match your information. Even after you Finish and Submit you still have the opportunity to update your scholarship application online until the deadline date.

New opportunities might open before the deadline. Check in and answer any additional questions so that your application can be considered.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The minimum qualifications criteria for Golden West College General Scholarships are the following: Completed at least 12 units at Golden West College prior to the first day of the Spring semester, have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50, unless otherwise stated in scholarship criteria and plan to enroll in a minimum of 12.0 units at a college or university in the Fall semester.

There are some scholarships that may not be transferable and must only be used at Golden West College. Other scholarships may require funds to be used for tuition and books only, and there are scholarships that split the awarding between the fall and spring semesters.

Scholarship funds for fall 2016 will be disbursed after the 2nd week of the fall semester and upon the completion of the required enrollment information provided to the Scholarship Office.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you need a letter of recommendation make the contact now and get the appropriate email address for the person you are getting a reference from. The online scholarship system sends them a request on your behalf.

When submitting any document it MUST BE in PDF format or Word. If you need assistance please attend a Scholarship Workshop or go to the Learning Resource Center for assistance.

If you have any questions, please contact the Scholarship Office at: