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Transfer Scholarships

Scholarships can cover tuition, books, fees and supplies. Find out what scholarships are available to you as a transfer student.

El Camino College Scholarship Office 

More than 300 scholarships totaling about $330,000 were recently awarded to students attending El Camino College or transferring to a four-year college or university. With many of these scholarships, students will receive financial assistance that may fully cover tuition, fees and textbooks. To learn more about how to apply for an ECC Scholarship, visit Scholarships.

Universities of California (UC)

Each UC campus offers an array of scholarships. Each campus sets specific selection criteria and requirements. Be sure to review what they are.

  UC Berkeley UC Los Angeles UC San Diego
  UC Davis UC Merced UC Santa Barbara
  UC Irvine UC Riverside UC Santa Cruz


California State Universities (CSU)

Most CSU websites include information regarding scholarship opportunities. Be sure to check the following CSU websites for campus-specific scholarships.

CSU Dominguez Hills CSU Northridge San Francisco State University 
CSU Fullerton Cal Poly Pomona  San Jose State 
CSU Long Beach  Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (SLO)    
CSU Los Angeles San Diego State University  


Private/Independent Colleges & Universities

Most private/independent colleges and universities offer scholarships on the basis of artistic, academic, athletic or  other special achievement. Be sure to check with each school and with the academic department you are hoping to major in for more information.

 University of Southern California (USC) Antioch University
 Loyola Marymount University (LMU) University of Phoenix
 Arizona State University (ASU) National University


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Below are links to websites that provide free scholarship information:

  • SCHEC Transfer Scholarship - The South Coast Higher Education Council (SCHEC) conducts an annual  scholarship competition that provides funding for students transferring from SCHEC community colleges  to SCHEC four-year institutions.
  • FastWeb - Free scholarship database with more than 1.5 million scholarships worth more than $3 billion. 
  • The SallieMae Fund - Get scholarship information, criteria, deadlines, tips for avoiding scams and more.
  • Scholarships.com - Create a profile and receive a comprehensive list of scholarship opportunities. 
  • UCLA Alumni Scholarship Program - For students who have demonstrated academic excellence, powerful leadership and a desire to effect positive change.
  • MALDEF Scholarship List - An extensive list of scholarships for ALL students regardless of residency status. 
  • Scholarship Scams - Get information on scholarship scams and how to avoid them.
  • Scholarships & Resources for African AmericansThis link provided by EduMed is a guide to help support African American students on their college and career journey.