Cuesta College Foundation Offered Scholarships

Promise Scholarship
Deadline:  June 1, 2020

  • For every new SLO county high school graduate
  • Get the first 2 years at Cuesta FEE FREE

Cuesta Promise Webpage

 Check Your Promise Status 

Cuesta Promise Scholarship Application Use Chrome or Firefox Only

Cuesta Scholarship open: October 1, 2020 through March 2, 2021
The Cuesta College scholarship application opens on Thursday, October 1, 2020 and students can apply for scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. We encourage ALL students to apply here: using Chrome or Firefox only. For the most opportunities make sure you fill out a FAFSA or California Dream Act. 

Questions? Contact Financial Aid at (805) 546-3143 or email
Scholarship Flyer (for 2021 will be posted over Summer)

  • Apply for over 150 scholarships in just ONE application!

Engage Scholarship & Mentoring Program

for engineering and computer science majors

Application deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020

Scholarship funding up to &7700/year!

Please contact Engineering Instructor Jeff Jones at


for agriculture transfer students

Application deadline: Monday, April 13, 2020


  • Documentation of admittance to a university and intent to enroll in an Agriculture Program
  • Completed at least three Ag courses at Cuesta College

Apply now:

For questions, please visit Amy Stapp, Ag Instructor at or (805) 546-3100 ext. 2729

Outside Scholarships

Cuesta College Outside Scholarship Policy

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Cuesta posts local scholarship opportunities intended for community college students.


2020 NBCUniversal SVA Scholarship (student veterans)

NBC Universal is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes. Doing so provides a secure, powerful, and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry. As part of this commitment, Student Veterans of America and NBC Universal have partnered to award two (2) $12,000 scholarships to student veterans. If you meet the eligibility requirements, please click on the link at the bottom of this page to access the application form. Complete all fields and upload the required documents in a PDF file. The 2020 NBCUniversal SVA Scholarship application will remain open until April 2, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
If you have any questions regarding an application or the scholarship, please contact us.
Application Link click here.

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