Cuesta College Foundation Offered Scholarships


Cuesta College Scholarship

Open: October 1, 2021 through March 2, 2022

The Cuesta College scholarship application is open and ALL students are encouraged to apply for the 2022-2023 academic year. Apply for over 200 scholarships in just ONE application!

Apply here: cuesta.academicworks.com using Chrome or Firefox only.

Having a FAFSA or California Dream Act on file is not required for the Cuesta Scholarships, but some scholarships are based on need so to maximize your opportunities we encourage all students to apply for financial aid to see what other opportunities they could qualify for.

Questions? Contact Financial Aid at (805) 546-3143 or email finaid@cuesta.edu.

Click here for our Scholarship flyer

Click here for a flyer for an upcoming Scholarship Workshop


Promise Scholarship

Deadline:  August 1, 2022

  • 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


Outside Scholarships

Cuesta College Outside Scholarship Policy


Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Cuesta posts local scholarship opportunities intended for community college students.

2021/2022 CCCSFAAA Scholarship

OPENS: November 8, 2021

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: February 7, 2022

The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) will sponsor student scholarships; a total of ten (10) $500 student scholarships, one (1) $500 scholarships for each of the ten (10) California Community College regions across the state.  In addition, there will be one (1) $1,000 scholarship from the “Mariana Deeken, Well it Depends” scholarship fund.

The following criteria must be met in order to apply for the CCCSFAAA Scholarship:
1) Enrolled in at least 6 units for Spring 2022
2) Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
3) Have remaining need of at least $1000.00
4) Applied for State and/or Federal Financial Aid

Click this link to fill out the application

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