Outside Scholarships at a Glance!

By ValleyCollege.edu

  • Outside Scholarship Funding – the money must be sent to the campus from another agency, organization or individual donor who sponsors the scholarship.
  • Outside Scholarship applications are available year round, 12 months of the year.
  • Outside Scholarship applications are mostly online and each of the over 400 applications are part of a separate and individual application process.  These scholarships are not combined!
  • Outside Scholarship Criteria – Varies greatly from scholarship to scholarship but usually includes a minimum unit requirement of part-time or full-time enrollment at a college or university.
  • Outside Scholarship GPA – Varies greatly from scholarship to scholarship but there are applications available in almost every GPA range from 2.0 – 4.0 grade point averages.
  • Outside Scholarships are for all students currently or potentially attending Valley College, including new, transfers, AB540, international, disabled, re-entry and continuing students.
  • Outside Scholarship amounts vary greatly from scholarship to scholarship but as a general rule, the more difficult the application process, the higher the amount.
  • Most Outside Scholarships can be transferred to other colleges or universities.
  • Approximately 3 out of 12 Outside Scholarship applications result in a scholarship awarded to the student. This means the average student who applies 12 times or once a month, will receive about 3 scholarships if they closely follow the instructions on this website.