Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are academic merit or need-based funds that do not require repayment.

Check out the FREE scholarship database search sites at College BoardFastWeb & FASTaid...

Please visit the Scholarships Office or Ventura College Foundation Office for further scholarship information.

Featured Scholarship:
AJ Wang Foundation - Scholarship Fund Information:
  • Targeting students attending identified community colleges in the Southern California area. 

  • Provides scholarships for at least two consecutive years for students attending a community college in the Los Angeles, Ventura County and Orange County areas.

  • Can be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, housing, transportation and/or food.

  • Depending on the student’s progress towards completion of degree, program, or certification, as well as academic standing, a student may apply for a second or third year funding.

  • Students must provide proof demonstrating progress, this includes transcripts and registration. 

  • Recipients of the scholarships must also provide testimonies on how the money is spent to support them to realize their dreams.

  • Download the application here.

  • Visit www.ajwangfoundation.org for more information.

Fraud Notice:

Every year, millions of high school graduates seek creative ways to finance the markedly rising costs of a college education. In the process, they sometimes fall prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. On November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (CSFPA). The CSFPA enhances protection against fraud in student financial assistance by establishing stricter sentencing guidelines for criminal financial aid fraud. It also charged the Department, working in conjunction with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), with implementing national awareness activities, including a scholarship fraud awareness site on the ED Web site.

According to the FTC, perpetrators of financial aid fraud often use these telltale lines:

  • The scholarship is guaranteed or your money back.
  • You can't get this information anywhere else.
  • I just need your credit card or bank account number to hold this scholarship.
  • We'll do all the work. The scholarship will cost some money.
  • You've been selected by a 'national foundation' to receive a scholarship’ or ‘You're a finalist,’ in a contest you never entered.

To file a complaint, or for free information, students or parents should call 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357) or visit: http://www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams