The following is a list of scholarships related to the APASS mission that you may be eligible for. For more information and/or additional scholarships, visit the CCSF Scholarship Office.


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Scholarships are $2,500 to a multi-year $5,000 award! 10 CCSF students were awarded last year!

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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 2022. Students transferring in Spring 2022 to 1 of 33 partner colleges (e.g., SFSU, SJSU, CSUEB, UCI) are also eligible.
  • Intends to obtain an Associate's or Bachelor's degree. 
  • You must fill out the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-22 years. You do not necessarily need to receive federal financial aid to be eligible for the AANAPISI Scholarship. We strongly recommend completing the FAFSA at least 4 weeks before the scholarship deadline.

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  • International & non-credit students are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Students who already have a Bachelor's degree are NOT eligible to apply.
  • When you apply, you can be a part-time student; however, you must be enrolled full-time in the Spring 2022 semester.
  • Solely online students are not eligible to apply. If you are enrolled in online and onsite courses, no more than 1/2 of your courses can be online. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this requirement is waived for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Full-time enrollment and degree-seeking status are defined by the guidelines set by the institution's Registrar's Office.
  • Applications are due Fall 2021 but distribution is not until Spring 2022.
  • We strongly advise starting the scholarship application ASAP. One recommendation letter needs to be submitted online and you need to respond to several questions (short essays).

Scholarship Recipient Story

Temporary Changes: This scholarship is not being offered at this time.

The scholarship award is $500!

Spring Deadlines

We hope to reinstate this scholarship in the Spring of 2022.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Show academic improvements from previous semesters
  • Priority to students who were previously on academic or progress probation and is now on good academic standing
  • Priority to students who have received counseling in APASS & have a current Ed Plan
  • This scholarship is non-renewable and can be awarded only once. Contact APASS counselors for more information.

Additional Notes:

  • One letter of recommendation required
  • A one to two-page personal statement is also required
  • Sign the application and submit it on time to the APASS Center (Batmale Hall, Rm. 208)
  • You must also submit an unofficial CCSF transcript and a print-out of your current courses-in-progress

The Scholarship Office is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for students in Basic Skills courses. The $1,000 award, for books, supplies, transportation, childcare, and other college-related necessities, will be paid over two (2) semesters at $500 each semester to students who continue to meet the eligibility requirements. The scholarship is paid in one installment each semester.

Deadlines & Application

  • Open: Friday, September 3, 2021
  • Deadline Extended: Monday, October 4, 2021
  • Apply online at Scholarship Universe

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Currently, participating in ONE of the following programs:
    • African American Scholastic Program
    • Asian Pacific American Student Success Program
    • Latino Services Network
    • Tulay
    • CalWorks
    • HARTS
    • VASA
    • New Student Counseling
    • Continuing Student Counseling
  2. Maintain a minimum of nine (9) credit units.
  3. Be enrolled in a College Support class each semester the award is given (check Course Listing with your counselor).
  4. Maintain a Term and Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
  5. Completed 6 units at CCSF.
  6. To avoid duplication, students may participate in only ONE of the ten scholarship programs listed above in #1.

Renewable eligibility is based on the following requirements:

  1. Must attend two appointments with a program counselor during each semester when scholarship funds are being awarded.
  2. Have a current electronic education plan by a counselor in the semester when awarded.
  3. Participate in at least one academic enrichment session designated by your counselor each semester.

The scholarship award is $500 for Spring 2022.

  • OPENS: Monday, January 10, 2022
  • DEADLINE: Friday, February 11, 2022
  • Apply onlineScholarship Universe on your myRAM portal

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enroll in & maintain 12+ units at CCSF
  • Actively participate in a CCSF Retention/Transfer Program or Student Support Center
  • Be a California Resident or AB 540 eligible
  • Submit 2021-22 FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  • Complete an Education Plan with an academic counselor
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0 (GPA requirement does NOT apply for first-time CCSF students)
  • Have NOT previously received the Full-Time Incentive Grant for four (4) or more terms (a term will count even if there was a partial disbursement for that semester

Additional Notes:

  • Limited funds are available and may only be spent on educational or basic living expenses.
  • Financial Aid eligibility is not required to receive FTIG; however, for students receiving Financial Aid, any FTIG funding must be coordinated with the financial aid package.
  • All information is subject to verification by CCSF staff.