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SBCC Scholarships

Scroll down to see important information and deadlines regarding Santa Barbara City College Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities at SBCC:

Santa Barbara City College offers a great variety of scholarships to its current, transferring and newly incoming students. 

Scholarships are awarded based upon a combination of financial need, academic achievement and community/campus involvement. 

Scholarships are only one form of financial aid available to students. To be considered for other types of financial aid, students should either complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or the California Dream Act. Instate students may qualify for a waiver of their enrollment fees and should complete the California College Promise Grant

Deadlines for Scholarship Applications:   

2020-2021 General and Department Awards:  
Annual Application Period January 1st, 2020 to March 2nd, 2020
Notifications via Pipeline email By Mid-April
Study Abroad: * 
Summer 2020 / Fall 2019 / Winter 2021 Programs January 1st, 2020 to April 1st, 2020
Notifications via Pipeline email By Mid-April
Spring 2021 Programs January 1st, 2020 to October 1st, 2020
Notifications via Pipeline email By Mid-October
2019-2020 Re-opened Scholarships: 
General and Departmental  September 23rd, 2019 to October 18th, 2019
Notifications via Pipeline email By Early November

*To be eligible for the SBCC Study Abroad Scholarships students do not have to be accepted into the program, but program applications need to be on file with the Study Abroad Office to be considered for the scholarship awards.

The Scholarship Opportunities Booklet list all scholarships with descriptions and criteria, along with application information. You can also contact the Scholarship Coordinator by email:  igsakelariev@pipeline.sbcc.edu 


What to do next

Need Help Applying?

Come to one of our scholarship workshops! Or click here to be taken to our page with step by step log in instructions and more information.

Transferring to another school?

Where you awarded an SBCC Scholarship and are transferring to a 4 year college or university or an advanced vocational school? Get your scholarship transferred!

Submit your scholarship application before the deadline!

Scholarship Application