Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Kern Community College District Scholarship Portal! Here you will find hundreds of scholarship opportunities for Bakersfield College, Cerro Coso Community College, and Porterville College. Please note: You must complete a General Application to apply for any of the scholarships listed below. All students are encouraged to apply!

The 2019-2020 application period will officially open on Monday, October 1, 2018.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 Alice C. Ream Memorial Vocational Nursing
The Alice C. Ream Memorial Vocational Nursing Scholarship is awarded to an LVN graduate at the Ridgecrest Campus. Recipient must have a cumulative...
The Alice C. Ream Memorial Vocational Nursing Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Anton & Ruth Ozanich Family
The Anton & Ruth Ozanich Family scholarship is awarded to a freshman or continuing student in an Arts or Science program. Recipient must have a...
The Anton & Ruth Ozanich Family scholarship is awarded to a freshman or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Bertha Wilson-Cronin Memorial
The Bertha Wilson-Cronin Memorial is awarded to a student in their first semester of the LVN program. The recipient must have a 2.0 GPA.
The Bertha Wilson-Cronin Memorial is awarded to a student in their first...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$500.00 Bill Moore Memorial
The Bill Moore Memorial Scholarship is for a Cerro Coso graduate from the Ridgecrest Campus. The recipient must be a graduate in pre-engineering...
The Bill Moore Memorial Scholarship is for a Cerro Coso graduate from...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Bill Whitworth Memorial
The Bill Whitworth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or continuing student in a Mathematics or General Education program at the...
The Bill Whitworth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Billy and Florence Halop Memorial
The Billy and Florence Halop Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time Cerro Coso student majoring in fine arts working towards a degree with...
The Billy and Florence Halop Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Cerro Coso Promise
The Cerro Coso Promise is intended for hard-working, dedicated students that deserve an education, regardless of financial or personal status. By...
The Cerro Coso Promise is intended for hard-working, dedicated students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Cerro Coso Promise
The Cerro Coso Promise is intended for hard-working, dedicated students that deserve an education, regardless of financial or personal status. By...
The Cerro Coso Promise is intended for hard-working, dedicated students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Clyde Cherry Scholarship
The Clyde Cherry Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a minimum of 3.0 units at the East Kern Campus. GPA must be 2.5 or higher. ...
The Clyde Cherry Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Connie Farrell Memorial Nursing
The Connie Farrell Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a first semester LVN student attending Cerro Coso’s Ridgecrest Campus full time. The...
The Connie Farrell Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a first...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Cox-Veatch Family Memorial
The Cox-Veatch Family Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or continuing student in a health related field. The recipient must be...
The Cox-Veatch Family Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Dallas E. Tirk Memorial
The Dallas E. Tirk Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student in Engineering Technology with plans to transfer to a 4 year university....
The Dallas E. Tirk Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Dick Malone Family
The Dick Malone Family Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or continuing student at the Ridgecrest Campus. The recipient must be enrolled in 12...
The Dick Malone Family Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Don Kumferman Memorial
The Don Kumferman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate, senior preparing to graduate from one of the high schools in the...
The Don Kumferman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a high school...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Dorothy P. Leet Memorial
The Dorothy P. Leet Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing freshman or sophomore attending any Cerro Coso campus enrolled in 9 or more...
The Dorothy P. Leet Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 East Kern Youth Projects
The East Kern Youth Projects Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman graduating from Mesquite High School enrolled in 6 or more units at...
The East Kern Youth Projects Scholarship is awarded to an entering...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Engility STEM Scholarships
The Engility STEM Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior, high school graduate attending Cerro Coso, or a continuing Cerro Coso...
The Engility STEM Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Eric Dean Blackwell Memorial
The Eric Dean Blackwell Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman or continuing student enrolled in 6 or more units at time of...
The Eric Dean Blackwell Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an entering...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Faculty Honors /Continuing Student
The Faculty Honors Scholarship is awarded to a full-time CCCC student in 12 or more units attending the Ridgecrest Campus that has completed 12...
The Faculty Honors Scholarship is awarded to a full-time CCCC student in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Fire Mountain Foundation
The Fire Mountain Foundation Scholarship is awarded to an incoming Freshman enrolled in 12 or more units. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA and be...
The Fire Mountain Foundation Scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Frank Dickey Memorial
The Frank Dickey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time Cerro Coso freshman or sophomore at the Ridgecrest Campus majoring in Social...
The Frank Dickey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time Cerro...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$300.00 Gail Marie Petty Memorial
The Gail Marie Petty Memorial Scholarship is for a full-time current Cerro Coso student at the Ridgecrest campus majoring in Business with an...
The Gail Marie Petty Memorial Scholarship is for a full-time current...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $300.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Gilbert Plain Family
The Plain Family Scholarship is for a freshman or continuing sophomore attending any Cerro Coso campus with a 3.0 GPA or higher enrolled in 6 or...
The Plain Family Scholarship is for a freshman or continuing sophomore...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Golden Slipper M.H.C.
The Order of Golden Slipper M.H.C. Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors planning to attend Cerro Coso in the fall and...
The Order of Golden Slipper M.H.C. Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 H.P. Leet
The H.P. Leet Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a top performing science student enrolled in 12 or more units majoring in Science (Biology,...
The H.P. Leet Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a top performing...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Helen Weals Family
The Helen Weal’s Family Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen or continuing students attending any Cerro Coso campus with a GPA of 3.5 or...
The Helen Weal’s Family Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 James Pearson Memorial
The James M. Pearson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student at the Ridgecrest Campus enrolled in 6 or more units with a GPA of 3.0...
The James M. Pearson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Jewell Thornberry Memorial
The Jewell Thornberry Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a second semester Vocational Nursing student enrolled in 12 or more units at Cerro...
The Jewell Thornberry Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 John "Jack" Richer Memorial
The John “Jack” Richer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more units attending Cerro Coso’s Ridgecrest...
The John “Jack” Richer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$300.00 John & Bobbie Ward
The John and Bobbie Ward Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman or continuing sophomore with a 3.0 GPA attending any Cerro Coso Campus....
The John and Bobbie Ward Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $300.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 John Dunker Fine Arts Scholarship
The John Dunker Fine Arts Scholarship is awarded to a CCCC student planning to attend a university or art school with a major in Fine Arts. First...
The John Dunker Fine Arts Scholarship is awarded to a CCCC student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Judy A. Swansson Memorial
The Judy A. Swansson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman at Cerro Coso’s Ridgecrest Campus enrolled in 12 or more units with a GPA of 3.0...
The Judy A. Swansson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a freshman at...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 June Wasserman
The June Wasserman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in 12 or more units with a 3.0 GPA or better attending the Ridgecrest...
The June Wasserman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Kielman Family
The Kielman Family Scholarship is awarded to Cerro Coso students majoring in Allied Health attending the Kern River Valley Extension or from the...
The Kielman Family Scholarship is awarded to Cerro Coso students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Lonny A. Daniel Memorial
The Lonny Daniel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior preparing to graduate from a high school in the college service area (includes all...
The Lonny Daniel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior preparing...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Lorraine McClung Memorial
The Lorraine McClung Memorial Art Scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate, or senior preparing to graduate from one of the high school’s...
The Lorraine McClung Memorial Art Scholarship is awarded to a high...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Myrlan "Speed" Handeland Family
The Myrlan “Speed” Handeland Family Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman or continuing sophomore at CCCC majoring in Business. ...
The Myrlan “Speed” Handeland Family Scholarship is awarded to an...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Osher - College
Available to Cerro Coso students who have completed 24 units of degree-applicable study prior to disbursement, or 24 work-in-progress units during...
Available to Cerro Coso students who have completed 24 units of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Osher - Original
Available to Cerro Coso students who have completed 24 units of degree-applicable study prior to disbursement, or 24 work-in-progress units during...
Available to Cerro Coso students who have completed 24 units of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Osher - SCE STEM (Previously Green Jobs)
Available to Cerro Coso students in a STEM major of study who have completed 24 units of degree-applicable study prior to disbursement, or 24...
Available to Cerro Coso students in a STEM major of study who have...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Pam Coward Memorial
The Pam Coward Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time Cerro Coso student with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and must be accepted to a University...
The Pam Coward Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time Cerro Coso...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Patti Keith
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Ray Marsh Memorial
The Ray Marsh Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or continuing student at any Cerro Coso campus majoring in Health Science or...
The Ray Marsh Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Raymond A. McCue Memorial
The Raymond A. McCue Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate, senior preparing to graduate from one of the high school’s in the...
The Raymond A. McCue Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a high school...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$350.00 Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry
The Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a student at any Cerro Coso Campus enrolled in chemistry classes taking 4 or...
The Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$350.00 Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry
The Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a student at any Cerro Coso Campus enrolled in chemistry classes taking 4 or...
The Richard J. Stenger Memorial Chemistry Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Ridgecrest Optimist Club Scholarship
The Ridgecrest-China Lake Optimist Club Scholarship is awarded to a continuing Cerro Coso student enrolled in 6 or more units attending the...
The Ridgecrest-China Lake Optimist Club Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Ronald Curtis Wilson Memorial
The Ronald Curtis Wilson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a current Cerro Coso student in 12 or more units at the Ridgecrest campus majoring in...
The Ronald Curtis Wilson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a current...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 Ruby & Clyde Hartzell Scholarship
The Ruby and Clyde Hartzel Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, first semester Vocational Nursing Student with a GPA of 3.0 or better at the...
The Ruby and Clyde Hartzel Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, first...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019
$0.00 SCE STEM (previously Green Jobs initiative)
SCE Green Jobs (STEM) Scholarships are available to Cerro Coso students enrolled in “green” major or area of program study with an enrollment...
SCE Green Jobs (STEM) Scholarships are available to Cerro Coso students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2019