Scholarships

2019-2020 awards will be disbursed on September 3, 2019.

How To Apply

You must be a current or future COM student to apply for scholarships.

Our centralized online scholarship system is ready for you! To get started follow these steps:

Future Students:

  1. Complete an Application for Admission for Summer or Fall 2019: CCCApply
  2. Wait to receive your Welcome Letter email for instructions to set up your My COM Student Portal account.
  3. Complete your scholarship application online — Sign in with your MyCOM Portal credentials
  4. Complete the general application and our system will automatically find scholarships that you may be eligible for!
  5. Select "Opportunities" and explore any scholarships you might apply for.

Current Students:

  1. File your scholarship application online
  2. Complete the General Application and our system will automatically find scholarships that you may be eligible for!
  3. Select "Opportunities" and explore any additional scholarships you might be able to apply for.

Please Note: Announcements will be sent out by email to "mycom.marin.edu" email addresses in May for students who have both received and not received scholarship awards. Please read emails thoroughly and follow directions.

 

Equal Opportunity and Scholarships

California law stipulates that scholarships must be made available to all students on an equal basis. The Marin Community College District is committed by policy not to discriminate on the basis of, or the perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability (mental or physical), marital status, medical condition (cancer, genetic characteristics, or pregnancy), or status as a veteran, in any of its educational and employment programs and activities, its policies, practices, and procedures.

2019-2020 Scholarship Disbursement Schedule

Fall 2019

1st Scholarship Disbursement- 9/3/2019 

Spring 2020

1st Scholarship Disbursement- 2/3/2020

Disbursement
The disbursement date is when funds are first applied to the student's college account. Funds will appear in your BankMobile account by the end of the week or be transferred if you have direct deposit into a bank account. It may take 1-3 additional business days to appear in your account depending on your bank’s processing time.

How you will receive Scholarship Funds
The type of scholarship, when, and how you will receive your award is detailed in your award email.

College of Marin Scholarships funds will be delivered to you by BankMobile (see http://www1.marin.edu/refund-policy for information regarding Bankmobile)

Foundation Scholarships are hard copy checks that need to be picked up at KTD Cashiers Office. Once funds are disbursed the hard copy checks are processed. Allow 5-7 business days for processing. You will receive an email when they are ready for pick-up.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a scholarship?
    Scholarships are a source of funding benefitting students at an educational institution in support of their academic achievement. Scholarships are not a loan and are not part of the federal financial aid program.
  • Where does College of Marin scholarship money come from?
    A number of endowed and annual scholarships have been established to benefit College of Marin students and support their academic studies.
  • What are the general eligibility criteria for scholarships?
    Scholarships reward students for academic achievement, financial need, academic field of study, community service, campus activities, and outside interests.
  • What scholarships are available?
    A number of scholarships are available, including the Haddie Academic Scholarship and League of Women’s Voters of Marin County Education Foundation, among many others. Other, statewide and national, scholarships are also available.