Bakersfield College

your perfect scholarship match is out there. Grab it!

Ready to grab that money? Apply in 2 easy steps!

Step 1

Complete FAFSA or Dream Act application to qualify for need-based scholarships and grants:

Step 2

Complete a Kern Community College District Scholarship application.

5 Tips to Maximize Your Scholarship Potential

Apply early!

Applications open October 1st.

Rock Your Classes!

Take advantage of Academic Support Services

Get involved!

BC has over 60 recognized student organizations

Polish your essay

Get help crafting the perfect essay at the Writing Center

Connect with faculty

Engage in class, visit office hours, and ask for a reference before you apply!