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Scholarships is a resource that can assist with your financial need as you pursue your college education. 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!

Fall 2020-2021 Application opens on February 17, 2020

The Application Deadline: June 5, 2020

Fall Award Notification Date: July 20, 2020


  Future dates will be posted when possible

New Applicants Sign-Up Here

You will need to sign up with AcademicWorks 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, you must CONFIRM this email, only then will you be able to login.

Returning Applicants Login Here

Log back into Academic Works to view, edit, or submit your application.

Application Example

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Contact Us

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

Ernest Williams 
Scholarship Specialist 
Financial Aid Office 
1 (619) 660-4537

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


Cuyamaca College is closed to students and the public until further notice.

For financial aid services, click here for more information.

Call and leave a voicemail at (619) 660-4201. Please make sure to provide us your full name, student ID, and phone number and we will return your call as soon as possible.

To email us questions or documents, click here for more information.

For other Student Services resources, click here for more information.

We will process your financial aid and respond to your inquiries as best we can. You will likely experience delays during this time. Please be safe and we thank you for your patience.



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Last Updated: 05/27/2020


Scholarship Office

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