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 avoid missing out on need-based scholarships and grants

Step 2

Complete a Kern Community College District (KCCD) Scholarship application

5 Ways to Maximize Your Scholarship Potential

Apply early!

Applications accepted until February 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!