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Online Scholarships & Search Engines

Southwestern College frequently receives information about scholarship opportunities of interest to community college students and provides this information as a services to students. SWC is not responsible for the application or awards process of these organizations. Please contact each provider directly for more information.

Avoid scholarship scams! Remember - you should never pay to apply for a scholarship! 
Please visit  Avoiding Student Aid Scams for information on how to protect yourself from scholarship and financial aid scams and identity theft.

Local Scholarships

General Scholarships

Scholarships by State

Specialized Scholarships

  • Visit Medical Assistant Certification to find a list of scholarships geared specifically toward medical assisting certificate and degree programs, along with a customizable database of over 14,000 general scholarships. Scholarships are, in many ways, the ideal source of aid, in that money awarded does not need to be repaid. As a prospective student, it is absolutely in your best interest to search for and apply to a number of relevant medical assistant scholarships.
  • Visit Immigrants Rising for a list of undergradaute scholarships that do not require proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency.

Foundation CCC Real Estate Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be Real Estate education majors or, if the college does not offer a Real Estate major, Business Administration major with a concentration in Real Estate.
  • Applicants must have financial need.
  • Applicants must satisfactorily complete at least one three-unit college course in Real Estate with a grade of C (2.0) or higher prior to applying for the scholarship.

Visit foundationccc.org/realestate for more details and application materials. Application period: September 1 - April 30. Scholarships will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure to apply as early as possible!