External Scholarships


External scholarships are awarded by organizations, corporations, and foundations outside of College of the Redwoods which establish their own guidelines and procedures for applications, selections, and awards. Students are encouraged to independently research availability and to contact the sponsors directly, but may make an appointment in the scholarship office if they feel extra assistance is needed (707) 476-4191 or scholarships@redwoods.edu.

Outside Scholarships to Apply For:  

  • Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay - Women's Re-Entry Award: This program helps women who are returning to school to enter or return to the workforce or to improve their employment status. Students must be currently enrolled at College of the Redwoods and eligible for the EOPS program. Please contact the Scholarship Office at 707-476-4191 or scholarships@redwoods.edu for application materials.  Deadline to apply: December 15, 2019
  • Soroptimist International of Eureka - Courage Award: The Courage Award is a $1500 cash award for a woman veteran who is pursuing her education to make a better life for herself and/or family after serving her country. Please contact the Scholarship Office at 707-476-4191 or scholarships@redwoods.edu for application materials. Deadline to apply: December 15, 2019

  • California-Hawaii Elks Association:  Several scholarships and grants are available from Elks National Foundation and the California-Hawaii Elks Association for high schools seniors and/or college students. Deadlines to apply vary.

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