Students who complete an application, including two recommendations, by the due date will be considered. You will be notified if you have been selected to receive a scholarship in April 2017.
Incoming Freshmen, Continuing Student, and Transfer Scholarships Available
Over 300 scholarships are awarded each year to students who file scholarship applications with the Office of Financial Aid. The Bakersfield College Foundation, as well as community organizations and individuals, offer scholarships based upon financial need and academic merit.
Some Bakersfield College scholarships have certain requirements including major, grade level, or even graduation from a particular high school. Scholarships are awarded to incoming, continuing and transferring students. Generally a student must have at least a 2.50 GPA, although some scholarships are awarded to students with a lower average who meet special criteria or need or possess special qualifications. Scholarships are awarded only once each academic year.
It's the fast and easy way to apply for the many scholarships offered by Bakersfield College, the Bakersfield College Foundation and many private donors.
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*Reminder* - You alone are responsible for ensuring your two letters of recommendation are submitted by the *general application deadline*. If you do not have two recommendations in by the general application deadline, then your application will not be considered completed. It is highly recommended that you contact this individual and let them know that you are listing him or her as a reference and that he or she should expect an email from Kern Community College District regarding this request.
Follow our link that shows the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION STEPS
You must have completed an Admissions Application in order to start the Online Scholarship Application process.
There are many outside scholarships available to qualified students. Business firms, organizations and four-year colleges provide scholarships for students. Notices regarding scholarship opportunities are posted throughout the year on bulletin boards in the Office of Financial Aid. The college library is also an excellent source of information regarding scholarship opportunities.
The following websites on outside scholarships are provided for your reference. Bakersfield College does not endorse any specific site.