Cuesta College Foundation Offered Scholarships

Promise Scholarship
Deadline:  August 1, 2018

  • For every new SLO county high school graduate
  • Get a fee-free first year at Cuesta

Cuesta Promise Webpage         Check Your Promise Status 

Cuesta Promise Scholarship Application

Cuesta Scholarship
The Cuesta College scholarship application opens EARLY this year on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Students can apply for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning October 1, 2017 through March 2, 2018.
We encourage ALL students to apply here:
Questions? Contact Financial Aid at (805) 546-3143 or email
Scholarship Flyer: Click Here
Deadline:  March 2, 2018

  • For ALL Students
  • Apply for over 150 scholarships in just ONE application

Apply for Cuesta Scholarship:
1.  Submit 2018-2019 FAFSA  or Cal Dream Application by March 2 .
2.  New Students... complete an Application for Admission to Cuesta
3.  Submit the 2018-2019 Cuesta Scholarship Application by March 2.

Outside Scholarships

Cuesta College Outside Scholarship Policy

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Cuesta posts local scholarship opportunities intended for community college students!

  • Varsity Tutors (Deadline:  Monthly on the 15th.)
  • Central Coast Paralegal AssociationScholarship Policy; Scholarship Application (Deadline April 1 and October 1 every year)
  • DACA students interested in applying for the scholarship opportunity should visit to learn more and complete the online application. Scholarship applicants will need to complete a short questionnaire and will need to provide their documentation of DACA status with expiration date on or before March 5, 2018 to qualify for the financial aid.
  • College Promise Campaign (Deadline: October 15, 2018) Heads Up America will award a $2,000 scholarship to the winning entry! There is also a $500 prize for second place, and a $100 prize for third place.

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