Ventura College Foundation Scholarship Program

The 2015/16 VC Foundation Scholarship Application is now closed. Selected applicants will be notified via e-mail in April 2015.


Ventura College Foundation scholarships are intended to assist students currently enrolled at Ventura College for academic excellence. Students tranferring from Ventura College to a university are also eligible to apply. Our generous donors have established many criteria to provide students with a variety of scholarships.
Some scholarships include the following criteria:

  • VENTURA COUNTY RESIDENCY- Santa Paula; Saticoy; City of Ventura Westside residents; Ventura County residents past two years.
  • HIGH SCHOOL - Graduate of any high school in the City of Ventura.
  • EDUCATION AND TEACHING FIELD - Planning a career in bilingual education; Plan to teach K-12; Plan on teaching English; Plan to teach learning disabled students.
  • NURSING - Currently on the 'wait list' for the VC Nursing Program; Accepted into the VC Nursing Program; Currently enrolled in the VC Nursing Program:  NS 10 - NS 20 - NS 30 - NS 40; Currently a member of the VCSNA.
  • GREEN TECHNOLOGY - Areas of study:  Automotive Technology, Water Science, Construction Technology  or Architecture Drafting.
  • OTHER OPPORTUNITIES - Child or Grandchild of a Ventura College Classified employee; Member of Ventura College Athletics Program:  Aquatics,  Basketball, Golf, Track or other;  Music Major ; Career in Photography; Biology Major:  Planning career teaching or performing research in basic biology or Environmental Biology; Participation in the Boys & Girls Club of Ventura; Career in Physical Education or Sports Therapy;  Art Major, Business Major; Math Major; Single Parents; Hispanic or Latino Heritage; Black or African-American Heritage; qualify for Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) and completed 24 units.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY :  In order to be eligible for Ventura College Foundation scholarships, students must have completed at least 12 graded units at Ventura College.  If a student is not enrolled at VC currently, applications will be considered for approved situations (all units completed and on waiting list for the nursing program, took a semester abroad, or special circumstances)

If you wish to be considered for scholarships because of financial need, you must complete a FAFSA application

High school students are not eligible for Ventura College Foundation scholarships.

If you have any questions please contact Wendy Carlton at or at 805-289-6161.

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