Scholarship Information

The COD Scholarship Application will OPEN on December 12th, 2023 for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. Our application cycle will run until May 1st, 2024 (PST). Students awarded scholarships will be notified Summer of 2024.

To be considered for a COD Scholarship, a student must complete a COD Scholarship Application through AwardSpring platform using your email credential by the deadline. All students who submit a complete COD scholarship application will go through the eligibility and selection process based on criteria established by the donor/organization providing the scholarship funds.

If you are selected, COD scholarship recipients will be notified via MyCOD email during the Summer 2024 term. Email notification will provide recipients with details on next steps to accept your COD scholarship.

College of the Desert delivers your COD scholarship disbursements with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. Get more information about BankMobile Disbursements.

College of the Desert Foundation works to secure financial support, enhancing the educational opportunities for all students. Over 40 years, the COD Foundation has raised more than $100 million to support student services and now manages endowments and other assets of more than $55 million. Endowment funds raised by the Foundation provide financial support for scholarships for our students. Qualifications for scholarships vary.

On behalf of College of the Desert (COD), we wanted to thank you and your organization for supporting the students of our community. Organization interested in becoming donors/sponsors for COD scholarships can use the information below to get starting: