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Scholarships Due in May 

Vintage Associates Inc./Desert Horticulture Society-Coachella Valley

2019-2020 Scholarship Application

Scholarship available for students in the Turfgrass Management or Environmental Horticulture programs at College of the Desert. The $1,000.00 scholarship (full-time student) or  $500.00
Scholarship (part-time student) is sponsored by Vintage Associates and the Desert Horticulture Society-Coachella Valley (DHS-CV).  The annual scholarship is for two semesters.  Half of the scholarship shall be paid at the beginning of each semester, after receipt of your Official  Transcript for the prior semester AND proof of registration for the upcoming semester.  These documents must be provided as soon as they become available.  No funds will be released without them.  The scholarship may be given to more than one qualified student at the discretion of the selection committee, depending upon the quality of the application pool.

Eligibility Requirements:

• An applicant must be a resident of the Coachella Valley.
• An applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 units minimum) or as a part-time student (6 units minimum) at the College of the Desert.
• An applicant must be a declared Turfgrass Management or Environmental Horticulture student.
• Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
• Applicant may apply for a total of up to three (3) years of financial assistance.  A GPA of 2.5 and a minimum of 6 units per semester must be maintained, depending on which scholarship they are awarded.
• If student drops out for a semester, they must reapply using this form.
• To qualify for the next year’s scholarship, a letter of intention shall be submitted no later than two (2) months before the end of the spring semester.
This application must be submitted by mail or in person. For a copy of the application packet and additional information, or if you have any questions, please contact the Scholarship Chairperson, Kai Kushen at
Deadline: Application must be mailed or delivered in person by May 10, 2019


Scholarships Due in June  

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a full time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, OR
  • Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.

The following information must be submitted online for consideration:

  • Completed Application
  • Resume
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • School Transcript (Official or Unofficial)
  • College Acceptance Letter (if a High School Senior)
Visit their website for scholarship application and additional details.
Deadline to apply: All applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm on June 1, 2019


Additional Scholarship Resources


College of the Desert District (DCCD) Foundation





The DCCD Foundation offers scholarships for continuing and transferring students. Qualifications for scholarships vary from type of major, GPA, number of units completed, county of residence, transfer goal, etc.

In order for students to be considered for a Foundation scholarship, he/she must complete the scholarship application and go through the eligibility and selection process. Scholarships are usually awarded to the student(s) who best fit the criteria as established by the donor and or organization providing the scholarship funds.

Read more about College of the Desert's Scholarship on the Financial Aid site 


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