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
$600 Cheri Jo Bates Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1997 by the family of Cheri Jo Bates to honor her legacy as a former RCC cheerleader and an energetic...
This scholarship was established in 1997 by the family of Cheri Jo Bates...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Cindy Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Cindy was a dedicated member of the Riverside City College staff for more than 25 years. Her tenure at RCC actually began as a student, and she...
Cindy was a dedicated member of the Riverside City College staff for...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
$550 Clifford W. Holmes, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Cliff Holmes was an astronomy instructor at RCC from 1989 until his passing in 1993. He was a popular instructor with a passion for his field. The...
Cliff Holmes was an astronomy instructor at RCC from 1989 until his...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline01/10/2020
$400 Coach Don Birren Endowed Scholarship
The Coach Don Birren Endowed Scholarship was established in 2008 by a grateful former student to honor RCC Professor Emeritus Don Birren, who...
The Coach Don Birren Endowed Scholarship was established in 2008 by a...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline01/10/2020
$1000-$1200 Colonel Ralph M. Wright Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship
The Colonel Ralph M. Wright Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship honors the Colonel’s 35-year career in the U.S. Air Force having served in World War...
The Colonel Ralph M. Wright Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship honors...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1000-$1200
Deadline01/10/2020
$280 Communication Department Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student at Norco College enrolled in the courses offered by the Norco College Communications Department with a 2.0...
This scholarship is awarded to a student at Norco College enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $280
Deadline01/10/2020
$200 Creative Writing Scholarship
The Creative Writing Scholarship was established in 1993 by the English department faculty to encourage academic and artistic excellence in...
The Creative Writing Scholarship was established in 1993 by the English...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/10/2020
$200 Creative Writing Transfer Scholarship
The Creative Writing Transfer Scholarship was established in 1993 by the English department faculty to encourage academic and artistic excellence...
The Creative Writing Transfer Scholarship was established in 1993 by the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 CryoWorks Inc. Endowed Welding Scholarship
CryoWorks Inc. has established this scholarship to assist currently enrolled welding students in a degree or certificate program. Applicant must...
CryoWorks Inc. has established this scholarship to assist currently...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,500 Dale and Theresa Griffin Endowed Scholarship
The Dale and Theresa Griffin Endowed Scholarship was developed to encourage students to consider careers within the construction industry. Theresa...
The Dale and Theresa Griffin Endowed Scholarship was developed to...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline01/10/2020
$600 Daniel DiBenedetto Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Daniel DiBenedetto (1978-1990), a gifted and talented student who was afflicted with muscular...
This scholarship was established in memory of Daniel DiBenedetto...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Daniel J. Kipper Memorial Civil Engineering Endowed Scholarship
The Daniel J. Kipper Memorial Civil Engineering Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of a special friend of the College, Dan...
The Daniel J. Kipper Memorial Civil Engineering Endowed Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 David and Sadie Schlein Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The David and Sadie Schlein Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 1997 by Cosmetology Director Emerita Irmy Tilton to honor her parents,...
The David and Sadie Schlein Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
$700 David C. Willmon, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
David C. Willmon, Jr. was an active community leader who recognized the value of education and always regretted not being able to complete his own...
David C. Willmon, Jr. was an active community leader who recognized the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Dean E. Strickland Memorial Scholarship
The Dean E. Strickland Memorial Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Dean Strickland, a computer scientist who taught chemistry...
The Dean E. Strickland Memorial Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Debby Hunt R.N. Memorial Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Debby Hunt was a re-entry student who graduated from the RCC Nursing Program in 1983 with a 4.0 GPA. Her family and friends established the Debby...
Debby Hunt was a re-entry student who graduated from the RCC Nursing...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Distribution Management Association of Southern California Endowed Osher Scholarship
The Distribution Management Association of Southern California Endowed Osher Scholarship was established by the Distribution Management Association...
The Distribution Management Association of Southern California Endowed...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Dolores M. Fuentes Endowed Osher Award for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Dolores Fuentes was a long-time employee of the Riverside County Transportation Department. She believed in supporting the community in which she...
Dolores Fuentes was a long-time employee of the Riverside County...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Dolores M. Fuentes Endowed Osher Award for Special Needs Students
Dolores was deeply involved with special needs children and to honor her commitment, the Dolores M. Fuentes Endowed Osher Scholarship for Special...
Dolores was deeply involved with special needs children and to honor her...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Dominic Durden Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Dominic D. Durden attended Canyon Springs High School and was a model student, earning a 4.0 GPA while taking Advanced Placement courses, honors...
Dominic D. Durden attended Canyon Springs High School and was a model...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Donald F. Zimmer Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship
The Donald F. Zimmer Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship was established by the family and friends of RCC alumnus Donald F. Zimmer. Don was raised...
The Donald F. Zimmer Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Dorcas Bingaman Wilson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Dorcas Bingaman Wilson graduated as an RN from Blessing Hospital School of Nursing, Quincy IL, in 1941 at the age of 21. She enlisted in the Army...
Dorcas Bingaman Wilson graduated as an RN from Blessing Hospital School...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$700 Dorothy Krupke Knopf Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Dorothy Krupke Knopf Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the family and friends of RCC alumna Dorothy Krupke Knopf, in recognition...
The Dorothy Krupke Knopf Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline01/10/2020
$600 Dorothy M. Kincell Foreign Language Endowed Scholarship
Through her estate plan, Professor Emerita Dorothy Kincell established the Dorothy M. Kincell Foreign Language Endowed Scholarship to assist a...
Through her estate plan, Professor Emerita Dorothy Kincell established...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$600 Dorothy M. Kincell Spanish Speaking Endowed Scholarship
Through her estate plan, Professor Emerita Dorothy Kincell established the Dorothy M Kincell Spanish Language Endowed Scholarship to assist a...
Through her estate plan, Professor Emerita Dorothy Kincell established...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$350 Doug Grant / Applied Technology Scholarship
The Doug Grant/Applied Technology Scholarship is awarded to a continuing Riverside City College student with a 2.5 GPA or higher and who is...
The Doug Grant/Applied Technology Scholarship is awarded to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $350
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Dr. Charles A. Kane Endowed Scholarship
The RCC Associated Students established this scholarship in honor of Dr. Charles A. Kane, who served as President of RCC from 1978 to 1992. The Dr....
The RCC Associated Students established this scholarship in honor of Dr....
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Dr. Dale S. Holmes Endowed Scholarship
Dale Holmes provided leadership as Riverside County Superintendent of Schools from 1986 to 1999. The Dr. Dale S. Holmes Endowed Scholarship was...
Dale Holmes provided leadership as Riverside County Superintendent of...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Dr. Lionel Rentschler Friends of RCC Forensics Endowed Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Rentschler established the Dr. Lionel Rentschler Friends of RCCD Forensics Endowed Scholarship to recognize continuing students at...
Dr. and Mrs. Rentschler established the Dr. Lionel Rentschler Friends of...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Dr. Marie T. Colucci Endowed Nursing Osher Scholarship
In October 2009, Dr. Marie Colucci, associate professor of Nursing Education, received a birthday present from husband, Dr. Steve Colucci – an...
In October 2009, Dr. Marie Colucci, associate professor of Nursing...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$600 Dr. Michael Maas Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Michael Maas Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Michael Maas following his passing from cancer in...
The Dr. Michael Maas Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$400 Dr. Tworek Allied Health Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Richard Tworek retired from RCCD after a more than 40 year career as an educator, administrator, and as the founding president of RCC’s Moreno...
Dr. Richard Tworek retired from RCCD after a more than 40 year career as...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline01/10/2020
$300 Drs. John and Dina Stallings Friends of RCCD Forensics Endowed Scholarship
The Drs. John and Dina Stallings Friends of RCCD Forensics Endowed Scholarship was established by Drs. John and Dina Stallings, avid supporters of...
The Drs. John and Dina Stallings Friends of RCCD Forensics Endowed...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies - Amount to be determined Drs. William and Brenda Davis Endowed Scholarship
Drs. William and Brenda Davis shared a lifelong commitment to education – one that brought them together as partners and soul mates for 35 years....
Drs. William and Brenda Davis shared a lifelong commitment to education...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/10/2020
$250 Early Childhood Educators Club Scholarship
The Early Childhood Educators Club Scholarship was established to honor and recognize creative and dedicated individuals who are committed to...
The Early Childhood Educators Club Scholarship was established to honor...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/10/2020
$150 Edmund C. Jaeger Endowed Scholarship (Biology)
Edmund Jaeger, a highly regarded teacher and a scientist, served as a member of the RCC faculty for more than 30 years. His friends and colleagues...
Edmund Jaeger, a highly regarded teacher and a scientist, served as a...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $150
Deadline01/10/2020
$150 Edmund C. Jaeger Endowed Scholarship (Earth Science)
Edmund Jaeger, a highly regarded teacher and a scientist, served as a member of the RCC faculty for more than 30 years. His friends and colleagues...
Edmund Jaeger, a highly regarded teacher and a scientist, served as a...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $150
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Edwin A. Roberts Memorial Endowed MUN Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Edwin A. Roberts, a RCC Alum and MUN team member. It is awarded to a continuing and a...
This scholarship was established by the family of Edwin A. Roberts, a...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
$1,000 Eleanore Groves Memorial Nursing Endowed Scholarship
Eleanore Groves, RN, a 1978 graduate of RCC’s Nursing Program, served as a pediatric ICU charge nurse at Loma Linda University Medical Center for...
Eleanore Groves, RN, a 1978 graduate of RCC’s Nursing Program, served as...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/10/2020
$750 Ellen Kinnear, Ed.D. Endowed Scholarship
Ellen Kinnear, Ed.D. retired in 2007 after serving as an educator and administrator. She served on the RCCD Foundation Board of Directors for...
Ellen Kinnear, Ed.D. retired in 2007 after serving as an educator and...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline01/10/2020
$600 Elsie Ferne McCoy Friends of RCC Forensics Endowed Scholarship
In recognition of the value of his Forensics training, RCC Alumnus Don McCoy established the Ferne McCoy Friends of RCC Forensics Endowed...
In recognition of the value of his Forensics training, RCC Alumnus Don...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 F.M. Doss Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship
F.M. Doss was a long serving member of the Soroptimist International of Corona who was also a dedicated teacher and counselor. The F.M. Doss...
F.M. Doss was a long serving member of the Soroptimist International of...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the Associated Faculty of Riverside Community College District to memorialize the...
The Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
$500 Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship - Vocational
The Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the Associated Faculty of Riverside Community College District to memorialize the...
The Faculty Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies - Amount to be determined Ferne McCoy Future Teachers Endowed Scholarship
The Ferne McCoy Future Teachers Endowed Scholarship was established in 2005 by RCC Alumnus Don McCoy in memory of his mother, Ferne McCoy, a...
The Ferne McCoy Future Teachers Endowed Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies - Amount to be determined Fran Bushman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Fran Bushman served as a tennis coach and teacher at RCC from 1966 until his retirement in 1991, and he had such a fondness for the College that he...
Fran Bushman served as a tennis coach and teacher at RCC from 1966 until...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies - Amount to be determined Frank and Mary Corona Endowed Scholarship
Frank Corona retired in 1996 after a thirty year teaching career at RCC. He and his wife Mary established the Frank and Mary Corona Endowed...
Frank Corona retired in 1996 after a thirty year teaching career at RCC....
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies - Amount to be determined Friends of RCCD Forensics Endowed Scholarship
The Friends of RCCD Forensics was established in 1995 as a community education partnership to support speech education and comprehensive activities...
The Friends of RCCD Forensics was established in 1995 as a community...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/10/2020
9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600 Gary Semonella Memorial Endowed Osher Scholarship
Gary Semonella served Riverside City College for 37 years where he was most remembered for his service to the RCC Forensics program and his...
Gary Semonella served Riverside City College for 37 years where he was...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/10/2020
$250 Gina Vargas Memorial Scholarship
The Gina Vargas Memorial Scholarship is presented to commemorate the life and work of Gina Vargas who was employed at the Riverside Community...
The Gina Vargas Memorial Scholarship is presented to commemorate the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/10/2020