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 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/15/2021
$200 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/15/2021
$400 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $400
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$1,000 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/15/2021
$350 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $350
Deadline01/15/2021
$250 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/15/2021
$1,200.00 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline01/15/2021
$100 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $100
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/15/2021
$500 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$1,000 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/15/2021
$325 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $325
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$400 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $400
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$787 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $787
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$562 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $562
Deadline01/15/2021
$900 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $900
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$300 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $300
Deadline01/15/2021
$250 Doug Jacobs Memorial Scholarship
On January 13, 2001, the Riverside community experienced a tremendous loss when Riverside Police Detective Charles “Doug” Jacobs III was killed in...
On January 13, 2001, the Riverside community experienced a tremendous...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/15/2021
$500 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$700 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $700
Deadline01/15/2021
$350 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $350
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$800 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $800
Deadline01/15/2021
$500 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $300
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $150
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $150
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$652 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $652
Deadline01/15/2021
$250 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $250
Deadline01/15/2021
$200 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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $200
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: 9+ units = $1200, 6-8 units = $600
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
$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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/15/2021
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: 01/15/2021
  • Award: Varies - Amount to be determined
Deadline01/15/2021