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Scholarship Information

Find out how to apply for a scholarship at Sierra College, the kinds of scholarships Sierra College offers, and outside scholarship opportunities.

Sierra College Scholarship Application

The Scholarship Application period for the 2015-16 academic year has closed. Check back here for the next period or sign into the Scholarship Manager. Students selected for a scholarship will also be notified by email.

Sierra College Online Scholarship Application

New scholarship opportunities are posted at the Financial Aid Office on each campus as they become available. Also information will be emailed to faculty when classes are in session.

List of Scholarships Offered by Sierra College

To view the scholarships offered by Sierra College click on the following links. Again, to apply for the scholarships log into your mySierra account and go to the Financial Aid tab. You will see a link under the Scholarship channel. Fill out your scholarship application online now.

Receiving a Sierra College Scholarship

If you are attending Sierra College and are enrolled in the number of units required for your scholarship, go to the Disbursement page to sign up for direct deposit, debit card, or paper check.

If you are attending a four-year college or university, you must send an enrollment verification to the Sierra College Financial Aid Office. Enrollment verifications are required for the Fall semester/quarter and the Spring semester/quarter.

After we receive your enrollment verification, a scholarship check made out to you will be sent to your college’s Financial Aid Office. Most scholarships are issued in two disbursements: half for Fall and the other half for Spring.

Receiving Scholarships when Paid by Student's High School or Other Organization

High schools and organizations such as Rotary Clubs and Foundations usually send us scholarship checks that are made payable to the Sierra College Financial Aid Office.

If you are enrolled at Sierra in the number of units required for your scholarship and you meet all other criteria set by your donor, go to the Disbursement page to sign up for direct deposit, debit card, or paper check. Most scholarships are issued in two disbursements: half for Fall and the other half for Spring.

Scholarships from Outside Institutions:

Additional scholarship information may be found on the Scholarship Board in the Winstead Center or from the Financial Aid Office on the Rocklin and Nevada County campuses. Information is updated on a continuous basis throughout the school year. Interested applicants may request copies of scholarship applications from the Financial Aid Office on either campus.

Students should also search for scholarships on the Internet using the following web sites. These web sites list thousands of scholarships, fellowships, and grants and are free of cost. A student can set up a mailbox and check it periodically for information regarding new awards and updates.

Download a free copy of The Big Book of College Scholarship and Financial Aid Information. This book is updated on an ongoing basis and is provided free to students by the non-profit International Society for Applied Education.

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