Merritt Scholarships

Faculty Senate Scholarships and ASMC for Merritt Students- applications are available beginning in February. Look for them in the Transfer Center (Building R), Puente Study Room (P-108) and the Student Learning Center (D-187)!

PACLA Scholarship

Peralta Association of Chicano/Latinos de Atzlan (PACLA) provides five scholarships for $1000.00 each. Each campus in the Peralta College District will select one Peralta Association of Chicano/Latinos de Aztlan Scholarship recipient representing their college.

In addition, the Peralta Association of Chicano/Latinos de Aztlan is offering the Maria Ofelia Vargas Scholarship to a single parent which is a district wide scholarship.

For more information email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Phi Theta Kappa

International Honor Society of the two year college.

Its mission is to recognize students for their outstanding academic achievements and to provide opportunities for service and leadership in their communities and around the globe.

Scholarship Quick Links

Hispanic College Fund

Click the link to view scholarship opportunities.

Visit their official website and learn more.

Latina Leadership Network

The Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges (LLN) awards student scholarships to Latina students currently attending California Community Colleges.


The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund has a list of scholarships available to students, regardless of citizenship status.

Scholarship Resources

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders

Latino College Dollars Directory

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