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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

External Scholarships  (Application deadlines vary) :  

  • Soroptimist - Live Your Dream Awards  -  Cash grants for women who are the primary financial support and have at least one dependent (children, spouse, partner, siblings, or parents).

Other Websites to Search for Scholarships:

  • 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.  


Through generous donations, the Scholarship Office is to available to assist students financially in attaining their educational goals by rewarding personal and academic achievements.

If you are interested in making a donation to an existing scholarship fund or creating your own personalized scholarship, please contact the Scholarship office or visit The CR Foundation.

Support Students with Housing Insecurity

The Redwoods Room & Board Scholarship Fund supports students struggling to find a safe place to sleep and enough food to eat while dedicating themselves to earning an education.

Learn More about Room & Board Scholarship

Contact Us

Contact Information

 Rebecca Gwin, Scholarship Program Coordinator

 Student Services/Administration Building, First Floor

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501

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