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Students: Apply for Osher Scholarship, Deadline September 1st!

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The deadline is September 1, 2012 to apply for the Osher Initiative for California Community College Students Scholarship! Thanks to the generosity of the Bernard Osher Foundation, thousands of California Community College students may receive an Osher Scholarship as part of the California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment. Mr. Osher’s vision is to, “not only benefit the community college students of today but countless more for years to come.”

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2012 OSHER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Criteria

Student attending a California Community College must have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement.

  • Student must be enrolled at least half-time (6 or more units) at a California Community College during all terms in which the award remains active.
  • Student must have received a CCC Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver.
    • Scholarships are awarded based on need.
  • Awards will be adjusted based on enrolled status and determined as follows:  
    • Full-time (12 or more units per term) = up to $500/semester
    • Three-quarter-time (9 – 11.99 units per term) = up to $375/semester 
    • Half-time (6 – 8.99 units per term) = up to $250/semester

Annual Awards are up to $1,000 each and will be pro-rated based on enrollment.