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Coastline Foundation Scholarship Application Period

The Coastline Scholarship application is available to students during the Fall semester; closing in mid-spring. Currently, the application period is closed. Please check back in October, 2015 for application details and deadlines.

Scholarship Workshops

Scholarship Workshops will be offered in the spring of 2016 to assist students with the scholarship application. Scholarship Workshops will be held at each of the four locations. Please check back for additional details.

Scholarship Funding

Coastline Community College Foundation is committed to ensuring the continued success and support of our students by sponsoring an Annual Scholarship Campaign. Scholarships are made available through the generous donations of Coastline Community College's Foundation, Associated Student Government (ASG), faculty, staff, community organizations and private donors. Scholarships are awarded to applicants on a variety of factors, such as academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, volunteerism, program major and more. Unlike some other forms of financial aid, scholarships do not have to be repaid. However, unless otherwise stipulated, recipients are required to submit formal thank you letters to the scholarship donors, as well as attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Thursday May 5th, 2016.

Selection Factors and Application Information

Scholarship recipients are selected by the Scholarship Selection Committee, whose members include administrators, classified staff, faculty, and Coastline Community College Foundation Board members.

Factors for selection can include academic achievement, service and leadership, college and community involvement, and/or financial need. Applicants are required to submit a Scholarship Application and must be enrolled at Coastline in the fall and/or spring semester during the year in which they apply.

The Scholarship Selection Committee will review Coastline college transcripts, only, in determining eligibility. With the exception of applicants who are applying for scholarships available to both current High School students and Home Study students. These applicants will be required to provide documentation validating their qualification(s) for the award, such as High School Transcripts. High School and Home Study students will have the opportunity to upload these documents prior to submitting the application.

The Scholarship Application is completed online. If there are circumstances that prohibit you from applying online, please contact Celeste Ryan at (714) 241-6214

The APIASF Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program

The APIASF Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration with AANAPISIs and the communities they serve to provide scholarships, expand institutional capacity and mobilize local resources to help foster economic development. The APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship is available annually to students attending APIASF AANAPISI partner campuses. The scholarship award varies from $2,500 - $5,000. Please visit for more information.

External Scholarships

In addition to our Coastline scholarships, we receive announcements of scholarship offerings from external or outside organizations. A notebook listing these opportunities is available to review at the Admissions counter at our Fountain Valley College Center. Coastline Community College is not responsible for the application or awards process for these external scholarships. Please phone or write to each organization directly for details.

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