Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Riverside Community College District Scholarship listing. Below are scholarship opportunities offered by the Riverside Community College District Foundation. The General Scholarship Application is required to apply and be considered for all the scholarship opportunities listed below. You will be matched to any scholarships for which you meet the general requirements. Some scholarships may also require more action in addition to the General Application.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies - Amount to be determined Bourns Foundation Endowed STEM Scholarship
The Bourns Foundation established this scholarship in 2016 to provide annual support to two Riverside City College students majoring in STEM and...
The Bourns Foundation established this scholarship in 2016 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Burrtec Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2016 by Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc. as part of the Invest In Excellence initiative to provide scholarship...
This scholarship was established in 2016 by Burrtec Waste Industries,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Chrystine Parker Memorial Scholarship
In 1986, RCC Professor Al Parker established an annual scholarship in memory of his daughter Chrystine following her sudden passing as a teenager....
In 1986, RCC Professor Al Parker established an annual scholarship in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Gordon and Jill Bourns Endowed STEM Scholarship
Gordon and Jill Bourns established this scholarship in 2016 to provide support to former foster youth enrolled at an RCCD College (Moreno Valley...
Gordon and Jill Bourns established this scholarship in 2016 to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Kathleen Gonzales Puente Program Book Fund Endowment
Kathleen M. Gonzales was Assistant City Attorney for the City of Riverside and a member of the RCCD Foundation Board at the time of her passing in...
Kathleen M. Gonzales was Assistant City Attorney for the City of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Norco Campus Faculty Scholarship
The Norco Campus Faculty Scholarship was established and supported by the faculty at the Norco Campus to recognize students for their academic...
The Norco Campus Faculty Scholarship was established and supported by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Norco Creative Writing Scholarship
The Norco Creative Writing Scholarship became a reality through a 1993 faculty campaign. It is awarded by faculty to a Norco College continuing or...
The Norco Creative Writing Scholarship became a reality through a 1993...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Puente Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students in the Puente program. Basic requirements and reviewer notes: Major: No specific major...
This scholarship was established to support students in the Puente...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
Varies - Amount to be determined Aaron & Anita Tilton Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Aaron Tilton was an attorney who worked on the Nuremberg Trials after serving in the OSS during World War II, before pursuing a very successful...
Aaron Tilton was an attorney who worked on the Nuremberg Trials after...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Afton Williamson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Afton Williamson was truly a special individual. A silent giant, she has been described as, “highly intelligent, selfless, and a little ditzy.” ...
Afton Williamson was truly a special individual. A silent giant, she...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship-Moreno Valley College
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties established the Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship to provide support to...
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship-Norco College
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties established the Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship to provide support to...
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship-Riverside City College
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties established the Agatha J. Baxter Memorial Scholarship to provide support to...
The Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$500 Al Parker Memorial Scholarship
Al Parker served Riverside City College as a dedicated and popular faculty member, from September 1969 until his retirement in 2014. Al dearly...
Al Parker served Riverside City College as a dedicated and popular...
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  • Award: $500
Varies - Amount to be determined Alan D. and Jan Pauw Endowed Scholarship
Alan Pauw served on the RCC District Board of Trustees from 1964-1992, leading the District during a period of unprecedented growth. In recognition...
Alan Pauw served on the RCC District Board of Trustees from 1964-1992,...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$500 Albert Tilton Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Albert Tilton was the husband of Irmy Tilton, RCC Cosmetology Director Emerita, until his passing in 1977. His principal occupation was an...
Albert Tilton was the husband of Irmy Tilton, RCC Cosmetology Director...
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  • Award: $500
Varies - Amount to be determined Alcira Dieguez Memorial Scholarship
Professor Alcira Dieguez was an associate faculty member who taught Spanish at Riverside City College and Norco College for several years. She was...
Professor Alcira Dieguez was an associate faculty member who taught...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$300 Alpha Delta Kappa Iota Chapter Scholarship
Alpha Delta Kappa is a sorority for women in education who support students entering the field of education. The Alpha Delta Kappa Iota Chapter...
Alpha Delta Kappa is a sorority for women in education who support...
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  • Award: $300
Varies - Amount to be determined Alpha Gamma Sigma Tutorial Scholarship
Alpha Gamma Sigma is the state student honor society. The Alpha Gamma Sigma Tutorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing Riverside City...
Alpha Gamma Sigma is the state student honor society. The Alpha Gamma...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Alyssa Rayne "Aly" McCroskey Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Aly was a bright, beautiful, loving 16 year-old whose brief life ended tragically on June 29, 2008. Her goal in life was to make a difference in...
Aly was a bright, beautiful, loving 16 year-old whose brief life ended...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Annie and Ray Honore Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student at Moreno Valley College with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who is a current member of the Moreno Valley College...
This scholarship is awarded to a student at Moreno Valley College with a...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Antoinette Tavaglione "Tavy" Diederich Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Antoinette Tavaglione Diederich, RN, was an operating room supervisor at Riverside Community Hospital from 1947 until her retirement in 1976. She...
Antoinette Tavaglione Diederich, RN, was an operating room supervisor at...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$475 APICS Inland Empire Chapter Logistics Scholarship
The APICS Inland Empire Chapter Logistics Scholarship promotes logistics education in the Inland Empire and recognizes the long-standing...
The APICS Inland Empire Chapter Logistics Scholarship promotes logistics...
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  • Award: $475
$300 Arlington-Riverside Gakuen Endowed Scholarship
The Arlington-Riverside Gakuen Endowed Scholarship was established by Kazou Muramoto and James Tsubota, co-owners of the Arlington-Riverside...
The Arlington-Riverside Gakuen Endowed Scholarship was established by...
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  • Award: $300
$450 Arnie Sherman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Arnold Lee Sherman was the youngest son of immigrants who came to the United States to pursue the American Dream. Arnie always regretted that his...
Arnold Lee Sherman was the youngest son of immigrants who came to the...
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  • Award: $450
$1,500 Arthur C. Knopf Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Arthur Knopf began his RCC career in 1950 as a teacher of English, Journalism and Political Science, as well as serving as advisor to the school...
Arthur Knopf began his RCC career in 1950 as a teacher of English,...
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  • Award: $1,500
$1,000 Arthur Edward Young Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Arthur Edward Young passed away in May 2008 after a 34-year career with the California Department of Justice. While with the Department of Justice,...
Arthur Edward Young passed away in May 2008 after a 34-year career with...
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  • Award: $1,000
Varies - Amount to be determined ASRCC Art Club Scholarship
The Art Club Scholarship was first awarded in 1987 when all Art Club members contributed to help one art student per year further his or her art...
The Art Club Scholarship was first awarded in 1987 when all Art Club...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Associated Students of Moreno Valley College Award
The Associated Students of Moreno Valley College Award is awarded by the ASMVC to assist continuing or transferring active ASMVC members who have...
The Associated Students of Moreno Valley College Award is awarded by the...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Associated Students of Norco College Award
The Associated Students of Norco College Award is awarded by the ASNC to assist continuing or transferring active ASNC members who have completed a...
The Associated Students of Norco College Award is awarded by the ASNC to...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined Associated Students of Riverside City College Award
The Associated Students of Riverside City College Award is awarded by the ASRCC to assist continuing or transferring active ASRCC members who have...
The Associated Students of Riverside City College Award is awarded by...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$700 Bartholomew A. Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The family and friends of Bart Brown, a long-time Riverside resident and a supporter of academic and athletic programs at RCC, established the...
The family and friends of Bart Brown, a long-time Riverside resident and...
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  • Award: $700
$400 Berkeley Douglas Powell Endowed Scholarship (Engineering)
Berkeley Douglas Powell was a former WWII veteran, civil engineer, and County Road Commissioner who always said his education at Riverside City...
Berkeley Douglas Powell was a former WWII veteran, civil engineer, and...
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  • Award: $400
$400 Berkeley Douglas Powell Endowed Scholarship (Photography)
Berkeley Douglas Powell was a former WWII veteran, civil engineer, and County Road Commissioner who always said his education at Riverside City...
Berkeley Douglas Powell was a former WWII veteran, civil engineer, and...
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  • Award: $400
$500 Bernard Fradkin Library Scholarship
Riverside City College is home to the Digital Library and Learning Resources Center. The library’s faculty and staff renamed the Riverside Library...
Riverside City College is home to the Digital Library and Learning...
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  • Award: $500
Varies - amount to be determined BESP (Building & Energy Systems Professional Program) Scholarship
Basic requirements and reviewer notes: Major: No specific major required Cumulative GPA required: 2.0 Financial need required: No Student...
Basic requirements and reviewer notes: Major: No specific major...
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  • Award: Varies - amount to be determined
$400 Bette Fauth Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Bette Fauth, an artist, musician, writer and teacher joined the RCC art department faculty in 1972 and continued to serve the college until her...
Bette Fauth, an artist, musician, writer and teacher joined the RCC art...
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  • Award: $400
$1,200 Betty Day Endowed Scholarship
Betty Day, Professor Emerita of English, attended RCC from 1956-58 and completed her upper division undergraduate education and her upper division...
Betty Day, Professor Emerita of English, attended RCC from 1956-58 and...
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  • Award: $1,200
$600 Betty J. and Gordon N. Swoffer Endowed Scholarship
In 1981, upon her resignation from the Board of RCCD Foundation, Betty Swoffer made a personal contribution which provided the Betty Swoffer...
In 1981, upon her resignation from the Board of RCCD Foundation, Betty...
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  • Award: $600
Varies - Amount to be determined Bill Hooper Memorial Scholarship
The Bill Hooper Memorial Scholarship was established by the Student Insurance Agency in memory of Bill Hooper at his passing. Bill was a member of...
The Bill Hooper Memorial Scholarship was established by the Student...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$300 Blaga S. Pauley Memorial Scholarship
Blaga Pauley was born in communist Bulgaria and immigrated to the United States where she earned her B.S. and M.A. in mathematics. She was an...
Blaga Pauley was born in communist Bulgaria and immigrated to the United...
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  • Award: $300
$2,500 Blue Banner Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Blue Banner Company to support Nursing students at Riverside City College with a 2.0 GPA or higher and...
This scholarship was created by the Blue Banner Company to support...
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  • Award: $2,500
$1,500 Blue Banner Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Blue Banner Company to support students at Riverside City College with a 2.0 GPA or higher and financial...
This scholarship was created by the Blue Banner Company to support...
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  • Award: $1,500
$250 Bob Dyer Memorial Scholarship
The Bob Dyer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing or transferring full-time students studying Speech, Theater Arts or Interpretation...
The Bob Dyer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing or...
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  • Award: $250
Varies - Amount to be determined Brandon D. Fields Memorial Scholarship
Brandon D. Fields was born October 4, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA to Raymond and Phyllis Fields. His family moved to Moreno Valley, Ca in 1997. Brandon...
Brandon D. Fields was born October 4, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA to Raymond...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
$300 Bright Mothers Scholarship
Basic requirements: Major: Any Cumulative GPA required: 2.7 Financial need required: Yes Student activities, volunteer work required: None...
Basic requirements: Major: Any Cumulative GPA required:...
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  • Award: $300
$300 Brodie James Smith Memorial Scholarship
Brodie James Smith was a student and employee at RCC’s Norco campus when he was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on May 22, 2002. Brodie...
Brodie James Smith was a student and employee at RCC’s Norco campus when...
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  • Award: $300
$500 Bruce Hockett Memorial Director's Choice Endowed Award
Bruce Hockett was a 1975 graduate of Ramona High School in Riverside. While attending Ramona, he played the clarinet in three different school...
Bruce Hockett was a 1975 graduate of Ramona High School in Riverside....
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  • Award: $500
Varies - Amount to be determined C.L. Endowed Scholarship
Donor and family (Anonymous) established this scholarship in recognition of the affordable and quality education offered in Riverside City College...
Donor and family (Anonymous) established this scholarship in recognition...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Varies - Amount to be determined CAP Scholars Scholarship
The Community for Academic Progress (CAP) program faculty created the CAP Scholars Scholarship to recognize a student in the program who embodies...
The Community for Academic Progress (CAP) program faculty created the...
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  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined