The Sierra College Scholarship Program is designed to provide scholarship assistance and public recogniition to students of demonstrated financial need and achievement or academic progress as stipulated by the donors. Scholarships are available for new incoming students, students continuing at Sierra College, students returning to college, and students transferring from Sierra College to a four-year university.
The 2014-15 scholarship application period was opened December 1 and closed February 7. To complete the scholarship application you must have a Sierra College ID number. If you are a new or returning student, you need to apply for admission to the college on or after January 6, 2014 for the Fall 2014 semester. To access the scholarship website you need to sign into your mySierra account, click on the Financial Aid tab and the link will be located under the Scholarship section on the right side of the screen. The deadline to submit a scholarship application for the 2014-15 competition is February 7, 2014.
New scholarship opportunities are posted at the Financial Aid Office on each campus as they become available. Also information will be emailed to faculty when classes are in session.
To view the scholarships offered by Sierra College click on the following links. Again, to apply for the scholarships log into your mySierra account and go to the Financial Aid tab. You will see a link under the Scholarship channel.
Additional scholarship information may be found on the Scholarship Board in the Winstead Center or from the Financial Aid Office on the Rocklin and Nevada County campuses. Information is updated on a continuous basis throughout the school year. Interested applicants may request copies of scholarship applications from the Financial Aid Office on either campus.
Students should also search for scholarships on the Internet using the following web sites. These web sites list thousands of scholarships, fellowships, and grants and are free of cost. A student can set up a mailbox and check it periodically for information regarding new awards and updates.
Download a free copy of The Big Book of College Scholarship and Financial Aid Information. This book is updated on an ongoing basis and is provided free to students by the non-profit International Society for Applied Education.