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Scholarships Information

Scholarships are financial aid awards designed to help you pay for your education. Scholarships can be a one-time award or renewable and may require that certain academic or demographic qualifications be met. Below is a collection of scholarships available directly to MVC students.


RCCD Foundation Scholarships

The Riverside Community College District (RCCD) Foundation offers scholarships for continuing and transferring students. To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the scholarship application and go through the eligibility and selection process.

The 2021-2022 application period for general RCCD Foundation Scholarships is now closed.

The 2021-2022 application for RCCD Foundation Scholarships for current High School Seniors is now open. Apply by April 30, 2021.

For a comprehensive list of outside scholarship opportunities, visit the RCCD Scholarship Site. Navigate to the Opportunities section and look under under External. Get started by accessing the RCCD Scholarship site.


General Scholarships

  • Cardenas Markets Foundation Scholarship Program I Becas Escolares: You may be eligible for up to $2,000 in academic support! The Cardenas Markets Foundation understands how important college completion is to students. The Scholarship Program is intended to support those students who have a relentless desire to achieve their dreams for a higher education and express a commitment to serve their community. Apply online before March 25, 2021. Submit your application online.
  • CISOA Student Scholarship Program: The 2021 CISOA Student Scholarship Program will award ten (10) $1000 scholarships to students currently enrolled in college at least part-time (6 Units per term) with a 3.0 GPA or higher and have declared a major in an Information Technology related field of study (Computer Networking, MIS, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Electronics, etc.). Applications accepted March 1 - April 16, 2021. Submit your application online.
  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship: A scholarship that supports the nation's top community college students in completing their bachelor's degrees through university transfer with financial aid, planning, and advising.
  • Real Estate Education Endowment Scholarships: Students pursuing careers in real estate may be eligible for scholarships of up to $1,200 per academic year through the Foundation for California Community Colleges' Real Estate Endowment Scholarship program. Submit completed application packets to
  • Career One Stop: A U.S. Department of Labor career exploration and training site that includes a comprehensive list of scholarships and grant awards.
  • Immigrants Rising: A list of scholarships available to undocumented students. Formerly known as E4FC.


MVC Scholarships