Help Pay for College with a CCSF Scholarship
City College of San Francisco offers a variety of scholarships to help you pay for the costs of attending college. Scholarships are awarded to students based on various special qualifications, such as academic achievement, artistic abilities, demonstrated leadership, and athletic talents, or to students who are in particular fields of study, who are from a particular heritage, who are members of underrepresented groups, or who demonstrate a financial need.
Scholarships are provided to City College of San Francisco students by the generosity of foundations, corporations, and individual donors.
News and Announcements
Child Development Training Consortium Now Available
APIA AANAPISI Scholarship Now Available
2021 Bernard L. Hyink Scholarship Now Available
Spring 2021 Scholarship Applications
Students pursuing a career in early childhood or child development, MAY be eligible to apply for the new Educational Support Grant of $35 per unit to a maximum of $210/semester.
The application for the Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) is now available. Please note the following Eligibility Priorities:
- Priority 1: Employee of a licensed, or eligible for an exemption*, child care/development program including center-based, licensed family child care, out-of-school care . Employment in a transitional kindergarten or kindergarten classroom is also acceptable.
- Priority 2: Students who are not currently employed and enrolled in a practicum course (CDEV 71 or 72).
- Priority 3: Students who are not currently employed and enrolled in a minimum of 12 units (per semester/term).
An additional eligibility criterion is included in the online application. Eligible students MAY receive up to $35 per unit to a maximum of $210/semester (summer/fall & spring). Courses must be completed with a “C” or better. Include all classes you enrolled in Summer 2020 and this semester – Fall 2020. Limited funding is first come, first served.
* Licensed Exempt centers are limited to the following: on school site, parents on site, military, tribal, employment agency, home based program, before/after school program, parks and recreation and adult ed/child care.
Steps to apply for the Educational Support Grant:
- Go to childdevelopment.org
- Select “Early Childhood Education (ECE) Student Career & Education Program”
- Select the “Educational Support Grant” link where it says “Apply here”
- Follow the 3 easy steps and ALL directions to complete and submit the Educational Support Grant application
If you have questions or need further information, contact Sheila Norman at email@example.com. For support in languages other than English, contact PDP at firstname.lastname@example.org. The scholarship deadline is Friday, October 30, 2020.
APIA (Asian and Pacific Islander Americans) Scholars is a non-profit organization that aims to make a difference in the lives of APIA students by providing them with resources that increase their access to higher education. The Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration with AANAPISIs and the communities they serve to provide scholarships, expand institutional capacity and mobilize local resources to help foster economic development.
The application for the APIA AANAPISI Scholarship is now available. The eligibility criteria is as follows:
$2,500 one-time award up to $5,000 multi-year award
- Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
- Be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
- Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
- Be enrolled full-time (12 units) at CCSF in Spring 2021
- Students transferring in Spring 2021 to 1 of 33 partner colleges (e.g., SFSU, SJSU, CSUEB, UCI) are also eligible
- Intend to obtain an Associate's or Bachelor's degree
- Students with a Bachelor's degree are NOT eligible
- Fill out the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) for the 2020-21 year
- You do not necessarily need to receive federal financial aid to be eligible for the scholarship
The application must be completed online at the APIA Scholars AANAPISI Scholarship Website. For questions, please email the Asian Pacific American Student Success Program (APASS) at email@example.com or contact APIA Scholars. The scholarship deadline is Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 2pm PST.
The application for the 2021 Bernard L. Hyink Scholarship is now available. The eligibility criteria is as follows:
$1,000 scholarship awarded for 1st place to one student from a 4-year university and one student from a 2-year community college in California
- Any major may apply
- Must have completed Internship or Work Experience between January 2020 and December 2020
- Previous recipients are not eligible
- Must be sponsored by the CCSF Work Experience Office
Visit www.ciwea.org to read about the scholarship requirements and view last year's winning essays.
Apply through the Work Experience Office by submitting an essay that describes how your academic internship or work experience has influenced your career choice. The student essay requirements are as follows:
- Double-spaced, 12 point font essay of no more than 750 words which must reflect college-level writing
- Essay topic answers the question: "How has my internship/work experience influenced my career choice?"
- The essay title may be student's own
- Must include a cover page with the essay title, student name, college name, and the total number of words in the essay
- Any essay submitted without the appropriate formatting and cover page will be disqualified
- Essays, including the cover page, should be saved with a file name that contains the student's first and last name, college name, and 2 or year school
- Example: (Jane.Doe.CCSF.2)
- Students should submit their essays via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday, January 19, 2021
- The Work Experience Office will review, select, and forward final essays to the CIWEA Scholarship Director
- The CIWEA Scholarship Committee will score submitted essays using the following 25-point rubric:
- Clear and well-written (5 points)
- Level of analysis/reflection (5 points)
- Writing to topic (5 points)
- Creativity (5 points)
- Career impact (5 points)
For questions, please contact the CCSF Work Experience Office, Arts 210, at 415-452-7045. Make sure to email your essay to email@example.com. The scholarship deadline is Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
For Spring 2021, General, Select and Departmental Scholarship Applications will open online January 11, 2021 on ScholarshipUniverse. Some Departmental Scholarship Applications will also be available via downloadable PDF on January 11, 2021.
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