2016-17 Cuesta College Scholarship Application Process

Begins January 1, 2016!

This program, made available through private donors, offers over 150 scholarships to current Cuesta students and incoming freshmen. Each scholarship has its own set of eligibility requirements, but most scholarships require an overall GPA of at least 2.0.

Students only need to submit one scholarship application to be considered for all of the scholarships offered. When deciding who to award, the committee places the highest emphasis on the applicant's responses to short answer questions submitted with the application but also considers academic performance and financial need.


Step 1Complete a 2016-2017 FAFSA or Cal Dream Act Application by March 2.  

Step 2New students complete an Application for Admission to Cuesta College

  • High School Students must have a Cuesta College ID number to have access to the Scholarship Application.  High school students can obtain a Cuesta ID number by submitting an admission application online at www.cuesta.edu/apply

Step 3Complete & Submit the 2016-2017 Online Scholarship Application by March 2.

  • Use your MyCuesta log in and password