The Citrus College Foundation scholarship online application is now OPEN and will close April 2, 2015 at midnight. You must apply via the Academic Works System.

General Scholarships

Applicant instructions:

1. Click on the gray sign up button to create a password, your username will be your Citrus College e-mail address.

2. Once you have signed up for an account to access the on-line application you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

3. There will be a link contained in the confirmation e-mail.

4. Click on the link and it will take you to the scholarship website.

5. Click the orange sign in button and enter your username/password. You will now be directed to the scholarship application.

6. Complete your Scholarship Application in its entirety.

7. Upon completing your application, click the submit button for scholarship consideration.

Click here to review the current list of scholarships available, via the Academic Works System.

When you apply for Citrus College Foundation scholarships, it is not necessary to apply separately for each scholarship. Your application data will automatically be screened for eligibility for each available scholarship. Your application will be auto matched to specific scholarship opportunities. This simplifies the process so each student need only fill out one application for award consideration.

Whether you are a new or returning Citrus College student, it is extremely important you have declared your major with the Admissions and Records department. Major based scholarships are dependent on this information.

Please note: Need based scholarships require the free application of financial aid. Completing the FAFSA® is the first step toward getting federal aid for a higher education. So how do you get started? The FAFSA is available now and should only take a short period of time to complete. To apply go to

If you are a student who will be attending in the summer 2015, it is necessary to fill out the 2014/15 FAFSA application. Likewise, if you will be attending fall 2015 it is necessary to fill out the 2015/16 FAFSA application.

If you don't fill out the FAFSA application(s), you will lose any opportunity to be a recipient of a Citrus College need based scholarship.

Additional Foundation Scholarships

To be considered for the Foundation Department Scholarship and Grants, you must complete the Foundation Department Scholarships and Grant application form and return it to the Citrus College Foundation by Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Need help with the scholarship application?
Receive hands-on assistance at one of these scholarship workshops:
March 19, 2015 from 10:30-11 a.m. in SS109
March 19, 2015 from 2-3:30 p.m. in SS109
March 20, 2015 from 9-10:30 a.m. in SS109
March 25, 2015 from 2-3:30 p.m. in SS109

Workshops are open to all students and are hosted by the Citrus College Financial Aid Department.

The Citrus College Foundation has over 80 various scholarships with over 135 awards offered. There are a variety of scholarships available to students based on merit, financial need, and/or other factors. The Financial Aid office can assist you with any questions about scholarships.

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Click here to review external resources offering scholarships to currently enrolled students.