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Scholarships

Santa Monica College continues to attract one of the most diverse student populations in the State of California. SMC Foundation raises funds to provide many students with the financial support necessary to help them persist in reaching their educational goals.
 
SMC Foundation provides scholarships that range from awards assisting working students to students specializing in specific fields such as math, art and the health occupations. Each year more than $500,000 is awarded to hundreds of SMC students. SMC Foundation manages over 300 on-campus scholarship accounts.
 
To contribute to a specific Scholarship Fund, please contact the foundation office at (310) 434-4215 or foundation@smc.edu
 

Endowed/ Ongoing Scholarships

Endowed scholarships funds are designed to provide one or more scholarships for students each year from investment earnings. Endowed funds can be established with a minimum $10,000 gift and can be donor designated and named. Please read our endowed scholarship initiation form for guidelines and options for creating an ongoing scholarship.

Annual Scholarships

Annual scholarships are awarded for one year. Please read our annual scholarship initiation form for guidelines and options for creating an annual scholarship.