Cuyamaca College partners with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Colleges Foundation to offer scholarships to help our students succeed by making higher education more affordable through the generosity of our scholarships donors. We offer a variety of scholarships and the eligibility requirements are not just financial need or academic performance. We encourage ALL students to apply for scholarships and put forth their best effort when applying!



Fall 2022 Cuyamaca College

Scholarship Application

is open!

(See links below to apply)


Apply Now! 


Scholarship Application Dates


Deadline: May. 13, 2022


Application Period: March 7 - May 13, 2022


Review and Selection Period: May 13 - June 13, 2022  


Fall Award Notification Deadline: June. 13, 2022


College Scholarship Disbursement and Barnes & Noble: August 12, 2022


Census Day: September 6, 2022


Osher Disbursement: September 8, 2022


New Applicants

You will need to sign up with academic-works to start on your scholarship application. Use the email address you used with the college. Enter and confirm a password and then click the Sign Up button.


You will then receive a CONFIRMATION email. After you CONFIRM your account information, you will be able to login.


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Returning Applicants

Log back into academic-works to view, edit, or submit your application.




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Contact Us

For further assistance and guidance in applying for scholarships, please contact:


Shirley Hughes
Financial Aid Supervisor
Financial Aid Office  



8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm


Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm



Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday Closed



The Scholarship Office is located in the Financial Aid Office (Building A-300) at the Student Services Center. To make an appointment, please email us at Please provide your student ID number and the date and time you would like for your appointment to be. Walk-in appointments are welcome.
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