What is a Scholarship?
A scholarship is money given to you to help pay for your education or related expenses. Scholarships come from a variety of sources, such as your college or a private organization.
Examples of types of scholarships:
- Merit scholarships are based on a student’s achievements.
- School scholarships are given to students by the school they attend.
- Work scholarships require students to work to receive scholarship money.
- Field of Study scholarships are given to students pursuing a specific field of study or academic program.
- Need scholarships are based on financial need.
- Student-specific scholarships can be based on a student’s nationality, gender, race, religion, medical history, and so on.
Apply for a Scholarship from Los Rios Colleges Foundation
The Los Rios Colleges Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to investing in students and helping them achieve their dreams. They offer a number of scholarships and other financial aid for students in need, including:
- California Dream Act
- Types of Financial Aid
- Financial Aid Deadlines
- Financial Aid Policies
- Financial Aid Forms
- Financial Aid Eligible Certificate Programs
External Scholarship Opportunities
A scholarship is a monetary gift to assist in financing your higher education. Students do their own independent research to find available resources.