Grossmont College Osher Scholarship
Thanks to the generosity of The
Bernard Osher Foundation, thousands of California Community College
students like you may receive an Osher Scholarship as part of the
California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment. Mr. Osher’s vision
is to “not only benefit the community college students of today but
countless more for years to come.”
The Grossmont Osher Scholarship is offered every Fall
and Spring semester. Grossmont College awards approximately $56,000
scholarship funds a year.
Student must have completed 24 or
more “degree applicable” semester units (or the
equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship
Student must be enrolled at Grossmont
College least half-time (6 or more units) during all
terms in which the award remains active.
Student must have financial need.
Student must have received a Board of
Governor’s Fee Waiver (BOGW) at the time of application
and also at the time of award disbursement.
Amount of award:
Annual Awards up to $1,000 and will be pro-rated based on enrollment.
(12 or more units per term) = up to $500/semester
(9 - 11.99 units per term) = up to $375/semester
(6 - 8.99 units per term)
= up to $250/semester
Renewal of Scholarships
If students receiving Osher
Scholarships continue to qualify in subsequent academic
years, they may be automatically renewed, not to exceed
a cumulative award total of $3,000. As long as the
student continues to meet the criteria set forth above,
the student will not need to reapply for continued
Maintain Satisfactory Academic
Progress (SAP) at all times, according to your college’s
Maintain at least half-time
enrollment status (6 units or more) to qualify for
initial and all subsequent payments.
Application will be available on-line and in the
Financial Aid Office.
Osher scholarship application deadline for Fall 2014 has passed. The
Spring 2015 Osher Application will be available on September 29, 2014.