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Elliott Family Foundation Scholarship

Award Notification: August

Award Amount: $5,000

Application Submission Process: When you apply for fall admission, your UC Application for Admission and Scholarships also serves as your application for the Elliott Family Foundation Scholarship. There is no separate application process. To be considered for the Elliott Family Foundation Scholarship, you must apply for fall admission.

Additionally, students need to have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2. Students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA and qualify for the AB 540 fee exemption waiver must submit a 2020-21 California Dream Act application. The California Dream Act application can be filed at

The Elliott Family Foundation Scholarship is a prestigious and highly competitive scholarship given to incoming transfer students who are transferring from selected California Community Colleges. Students must demonstrate financial need and leadership potential.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Community college transfer student from Orange Coast College, Irvine Valley College, Saddleback College, Golden West College, Santa Ana College, Santiago Canyon College, Fullerton College or Cypress College.
  • Minimum 90 units
  • Minimum 3.8 GPA
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Evidence of leadership

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