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The 2015-2016 Mendocino College Scholarship Application period has ended.
Thank you to everyone who applied!

Scholarships Applications

The Mendocino College Scholarship application period is from January 2 to March 1 each year. The application period for 2015-2016 has ended. 

Applications packets are posted online or are available at the Ukiah campus, Lake Center, or Willits Center during that time. You only have to fill out one application to be considered for all the scholarship awarded throught the Mendocino College Scholarship awards program.

Scholarship Application Workshops

Workshops help guide applicants through our application packet and provide:

  • Scholarship packet overview
  • Tips for writing a winning scholarship essay
  • Samples of scholarship award winning essays
  • Letters of Recommendation – tips & requirements
  • Types of scholarships awarded
  • Other scholarship opportunities

Scholarship application workshops are offered at all three Mendocino College locations.

Schedule an application workshop at your high school in January or February 2016. We can conduct a workshop at your school for your graduating high school seniors. To set a date and time or for more information, contact Lana Eberhard at 467-1018 or email

Scholarship Application Tips — *CLICK HERE for a 13-page pdf of useful tips for applying for a scholarship.
Mendocino College Foundation Scholarships

Each Spring the Mendocino College Foundation awards scholarships to new and returning students for the following Fall and Spring semesters.

Applications are now being accepted for the Albert and Patricia Beltrami Scholarship/Intership program. To qualify for consideration you must:

  • Be a Mendocino or Lake County resident
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Have successfully completed POL 80, 200 or 204
  • Intend to major in business, political science or related field
  • Intend to pursue a career in local government

CLICK HERE for more information and/or a scholarship application.

Local Donor Sponsored Scholarships

Mendocino College is your link to local donor-sponsored scholarship awards. The donor or the College will select students for these awards based on the applications received and if the student meets the scholarship criteria.

If you or your organization would like to provide a scholarship for for a new, returning or transferring Mendocino College student, please contact Lana Eberhard, Scholarship Coordinator at 707-467-1018 for more information.

Thank you to all our 2014-2015 Mendocino College Scholarship Donors.

Would you like more information on how to become a Mendocino College scholarship donor? Click here. 


For more information regarding Scholarship awards, the application process or outside scholarship opportunities, contact the Scholarship Coordinator at (707) 467-1018.

Other Scholarship Opportunities Other scholarship opportunities are available year-round through
  • a wide variety of foundations,
  • non-profit organizations,
  • companies, and
  • others

Some outside scholarships require the student to be nominated by Mendocino College. Applications for these awards are available online. Awards are based on the applications received and if the student meets the scholarship criteria. For more information visit our Outside Scholarship Opportunities page.

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For additional scholarship or donor information, click on any of the links below.

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