Our scholarships are designed to recognize accomplishments and to provide tangible encouragement to students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, community service, and financial need.

2017-18 West Valley College Scholarship Application

Each year the West Valley College Scholarship Program awards approximately 200 scholarships ranging from $200 to $3000. The funds for these scholarships are provided from a joint investment of contributions from the private sector and from West Valley College employees. 2017-18 WVC Scholarship Application Packet (PDF 325 KB) Deadline: Febraury 27th, 2017 by 5:00  PM.

West Valley College Scholarship Application for High School Seniors

West Valley College will award scholarships to graduating seniors.  Award amount: $500.

Outside ("External") Scholarships

Many foundations, professional associations, religious and ethnic organizations, and corporations offer grants and scholarships. These awards are based on a wide variety of qualifications including, financial need, academic achievement, religious affiliation, ethnicity, community service, and special interests.

Some of these organizations request that we announce their scholarships to our students. These scholarships are posted on the bulletin board at the Financial Aid Office and on the WVC Portal.

Donor

Amount

Deadline

Submittal

Alcohol Addiction Awareness

$2,000

2/01/2017

Online

Ampronix Scholarship

$500 – $1,000

5/31/2017

Online

BigSun Athletics Scholarship

$500

6/19/2017

Online

California Chafee Grant (Foster Youth)

Up to $5,000

Varies

Online

California Strawberry for 2017-2018

Merit Based

Re-applying: 2/01/17

First time applicants: 2/15/2017

Online

CCCSFAAA Scholarship

$500 – $1,000

2/06/2017 

Financial Aid Office

Generation Progress - for Undocumented Students

$250 – $5,000

Varies

Online

Influence Print Award for Design Excellence 2016

$1,000

12/31/2016

Online

I Water Purification

$1,000

12/22/2016

Online

My Hair Web

$1,000

12/12/16

Online

Pandaneo Camping Scholarship

$1,000

12/21/2016

Online

Residential Design Scholarship

$2,500

12/15/2016

Online

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship 2016-17

$1,000 – $40,000

Varies

Online

Southwestern Rugs Depot

$500

1/02/2017

Online

STEM Scholarship for Women Going Solar

$500 – $15,000

Varies

Online

Sustainable Residential Scholarship

$2,500

12/11/2016

Online

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

$3,000

12/15/16

Online

Women in Architecture Scholarship

$2,500

12/15/2016

Online

Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship

$1,000 – $2,500

12/15/2016

Online

 

Scholarship Searches

Find and apply for as many scholarships as you can-it's free money for college! For an even broader selection of scholarships, we encourage you to explore the many free scholarship search databases available on the Internet.

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