A diverse array of scholarships recognize academic achievement, financial needs, leadership and community service, affiliation with campus clubs and organizations, and international students. Learn how to apply for ECC scholarships and get general advice on pursuing external scholarships from other sources.
In 2022, El Camino College students were awarded more than 650 scholarships totaling over $880,000. Many scholarships cover the full cost of tuition, fees, and textbooks. Like grants, they do not have to be repaid.
Scholarship Open Period: Application is open from September 12 through December 23, 2022.
If you are currently enrolled, have a 2.0 GPA or better and have completed, or are in the process of completing, a minimum of six graded credit units at El Camino College - you are eligible to apply!
Scholarships range from $500 to $7,000 and cover tuition, books, fees and supplies.
Log in to MyECC and click on “Scholarship Application" under the "ECC Links" menu.
Application submission deadline is December 23, 2022.
El Camino College
(310) 660-6541 or Administration Building, Room 160
Improve your chances of earning a scholarship, whether from El Camino or other sources:
International students aren’t eligible for state or federal financial aid, making private and institutional resources like scholarships even more important.
Once you receive an ECC scholarship, make sure to activate it. Scholarships cover expenses for award years only—they cannot be applied to past expenses.
See complete instructions for activating your scholarship.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. When researching non-ECC scholarships, look out for these warning signs:
See the Federal Trade Commission for more information or to report scholarship scams.