Scholarships are a source of money available to students who meet certain eligibility requirements that does not need to be paid back.
You can complete one online scholarship application and be matched to all scholarships that are available. Search the Scholarship Directory to view the many scholarships being offered.
No Scholarship Application Available at this Time
Check out our listing of "Outside" scholarships for opportunities to apply right now for money from other sources. Simply follow the links to funding source websites to learn of their timelines and criteria.
2017-2018 Important Scholarship Dates
October 10, 2016: Scholarship Application OPENS
October 31, 2016: Transfer students proof of enrollment from university for Fall semester is due
November 28, 2016: Scholarship Application CLOSES
January 3, 2017: Reference letters due
March 27, 2017: Transfer students proof of enrollment from university for Spring semester is due
April 4, 2017: Students notified of scholarship award(s)
May 4, 2017: COS Scholarship Night
2017-2018 Scholarship Application (Opening October 10, 2016)
To get started, select the appropriate link below:
Current Students: Are you a current COS student who plans on continuing or transferring in Fall 2017? If yes, you must log into the application via Banner Web. Once in Banner Web, select "Student & Financial Aid" then "Scholarship Manager." If you do not log in via Banner Web you could jeopardize your opportunities for scholarships.
Prospective Students: Are you a current high school student or first-time college student? Are you planning on becoming a Fall 2017 incoming (first-time) student? If yes, there are two steps to applying for scholarships.
October 10, 2016 – November 28, 2016 – Submit New Student Scholarship Application.
*Fall 2017 incoming (first-time) students – You do not have to submit your Application for Admission before submitting your Scholarship Application, however failure to complete both applications by their corresponding due dates can jeopardize your opportunities for scholarships.
If you would like more information or have questions regarding the Scholarship Application, contact the Scholarship office.
Sequoia Building, Room 3
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm