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Mt. SAC Scholarship Program

The Mt. SAC Scholarship Program offers over $400,000 in scholarships to Mt. SAC students each academic year. Students submit completed applications for the Mt. SAC Scholarship Program in the spring of each year and funds are available for use during the following academic year. The competition for the 2021-2022 academic year will open in Winter of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Scholarship Opportunity Information

Associated Students Book Scholarship

The. Mt. SAC Associated Students Book Scholarship is worth up to $250 and offered during each major term (fall and spring). The A.S. Book Scholarship Program was initiated in August, 2000. The program is made possible through the approval and generous support of the Mt. San Antonio College Associated Student Government.  
Applications are considered through the second week of school (or until all funds are exhausted, whichever comes first). The A.S. Book Scholarship is a no essay required scholarship.
To be eligible, an applicant must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of application and SUBMIT an AS Book Scholarship Application:  
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units
  • Have no more than 60 cumulative units completed
  • Have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA or be a first time college student
  • Be clear of all financial obligations to Mt. SAC
  • Have paid the Student Activities Fee for the current semester (fall or spring)
  • Have a current FAFSA or Dream Act application on file at Mt. SAC and be determined to have unmet need 
NOTE: The A.S. Book Scholarship is offered in various amounts - up to $250 (prorated based on enrollment). Funds can be used for the purchase of required books and supplies for the current term enrolled.


California Real Estate Endowment Fund $800 Scholarship

Students pursuing careers in real estate may be eligible for scholarships of up to $800 per academic year through the Foundation's Real Estate Endowment Scholarship program.


  • Must be pursuing either a major in Real Estate
  • Must have completed at least one college-level real estate course with a grade of C or better (2.0).
  • Must complete 6 units (or the quarter equivalent) of Real Estate coursework during each semester or quarter funded.
  • Can be full-time or part-time.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

For more information, visit CA Real Estate Scholarship .

CCCSFAAA $500 Scholarship

The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) will sponsor a total of twenty (20) $500 student scholarships; two (2) $500 scholarships for each of the ten 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:
  • Enrolled in at least 6 units for the spring semester
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have remaining need of at least $1,000
  • Have a current and complete CA Dream Act Application or FAFSA on file at Mt. SAC

For more information, email

Edison International Fire Program Scholarship

To be eligible, an applicant must meet the following minimum requirements and SUBMIT a GENERAL APPLICATION:  
  • Be currently enrolled in the 68th Mt. SAC Fire Academy
  • Have a current FAFSA or CA Dream Act application on file at Mt. SAC and be determined to have unmet need

For more information, contact Teresa Pham in the Mt. SAC Scholarship Program Office at 909-274-4457 or via email at

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a selective four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 55 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees – for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
  • Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December of current application year, or a recent graduate.
  • Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in the fall of current application year.
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent).
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.
  • Have not previously enrolled at or attended a four-year institution.

For further information, complete the JKC Undergraduate Scholarship Interest Form, view upcoming JKC workshops/tutorials, or visit the JKC Foundation.

TheDream.US National Scholarship

The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one the Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation.
The award is renewable each year – you simply have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria. For further information, visit TheDream.US or submit an interest form and a Mt. SAC Scholarship Program Office staff member will follow-up with you. Download Dream.US Flyer.

Off-Campus Scholarship Opportunities

External scholarship opportunities are listed for informational purposes only. By visiting one of the suggested scholarships, you may be taken to a website that is not necessarily affiliated with Mt. SAC and may offer a different privacy policy and level of security. Mt. SAC is not responsible for and does not endorse, guarantee or monitor content, availability, viewpoints, products or services that are offered or expressed on other websites.

To view a listing of scholarships provided by the Mt. SAC Scholarship Program Office, visit the Mt. SAC External Opportunities page.