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
$950 Cardenas Markets Inc. Foundation Scholarship - Riverside City College
Cardenas Markets is a family owned business headquartered in Ontario, California with 29 store locations throughout the Inland Empire with the...
Cardenas Markets is a family owned business headquartered in Ontario,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $950
Ended
$1,000 Carol D. Young Teaching Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Carol Young to support a student preparing to teach grades K-6 who demonstrates extraordinary motivational and...
This scholarship was established by Carol Young to support a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Catholic Charities "Providing Help, Creating Hope" Scholarship - Moreno Valley College
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began in 2004 due to the generosity of individual donors with the desire to help...
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$400 Catholic Charities "Providing Help, Creating Hope" Scholarship - Norco College
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began in 2004 due to the generosity of individual donors with the desire to help...
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$400 Catholic Charities "Providing Help, Creating Hope" Scholarship - Riverside City College
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began in 2004 due to the generosity of individual donors with the desire to help...
The Catholic Charities “Providing Help, Creating Hope” Scholarship began...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$400 Cecil and Janet Green Endowed Scholarship
Cecil Dennis Green served as Dean of Occupational Education for Riverside City College from 1966-76, and was committed to vocational education. ...
Cecil Dennis Green served as Dean of Occupational Education for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$600 Cecil and Mildred Ybarra Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Cecil and Mildred Ybarra proudly raised their family in Riverside, and Cecil attended RCC before transferring to the University of California,...
Cecil and Mildred Ybarra proudly raised their family in Riverside, and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$500 Cecil Dennis Green Memorial Scholarship
Cecil Dennis Green served as Dean of Occupational Education for Riverside City College from 1966 -1976 and was committed to vocational education. ...
Cecil Dennis Green served as Dean of Occupational Education for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Charles R. and Elaine B. Ford Endowed Nursing Scholarship
In appreciation of the exceptional education provided by RCC, RCCD Foundation past President Charles Ford and his wife Elaine established the...
In appreciation of the exceptional education provided by RCC, RCCD...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$300 Chemistry / Allied Health Endowed Scholarship
The Chemistry / Allied Health Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 by retiring faculty Joan Pleasants and Michael Amrich who have dedicated...
The Chemistry / Allied Health Endowed Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$700 Clarence Williams Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor Clarence R. Williams, former RCCD Dean of Student Financial Services. The scholarship is awarded to...
This scholarship was established to honor Clarence R. Williams, former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $550
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1000-$1200
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $280
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $700
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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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: Ended
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
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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: Ended
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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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: Ended
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $700
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $250
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $150
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $150
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $750
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended