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The Chabot Student Life Scholarship Application

 process is currently closed.

New Scholarship Applications will be available Spring 2018.



  1. Download your application form by CLICKING HERE.

  2. Type your application in the form provided.

    • Hand written applications and attached essays will not be accepted

    • You are allowed to apply for multiple scholarships with one application

  3. Attach other required documents such as letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, etc. 

    • Carefully read individual scholarship requirements to see what additional documents you need

  4. Turn in your signed and completed application to the Student Life office (Student Center room 2355), before Friday, March 31ST, 2017 at 4:00pm.


• Must be a Chabot College student, with 24 degree applicable units by the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester.
• Must be eligible to receive the Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver for the 2015 – 2016
• Must have applied for a FAFSA or the CA Dream Act application for the 2015 – 2016 school year and demonstrate financial need. Please visit www.fafsa.gov to apply for financial aid if you have not already done so.
• Student must meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards, with a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.
• Must be enrolled in at least 6 units during all terms in which the award remains active.
• Disbursement of award will take place at the beginning of the semester when enrollment status and SAP are reviewed.
• Award is non-transferable (can only be used for enrollment while at Chabot College).
• Awards will be adjusted based on enrolled status: Full-time (12 or more units per term) = up to $500/semester. Three-quarter-time (9 - 11.99 units per term) = up to $375/ semester. Half-time (6 - 8.99 units per term) = up to $250/semester 

Pacific Dinning - 2 @ $500 Each

This scholarship is to recognized four students who will be transferring to a 4-year college, who have exhibited leadership and a commitment in college or community activates. Applicants must be a student in good standing and have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.


This scholarship was created to honor the memory of MaryLou Cisneros, Chabot College Veterans Specialist. The purpose of the fund is to help a veteran or active member from a branch of the United States Armed Forces continue their educational pursuits. This scholarship application will be distributed with the Chabot College ASCC Scholarship packet in the Spring and will adhere to their deadline dates and criteria for submission. The $500 scholarship will be awarded at the Chabot College Annual scholarship Awards Ceremony in May.

• Honorably discharged veteran or active member of the U.S. Armed Forces
• Minimum GPA of 2.50
• Currently enrolled in at least 6 units at Chabot College at the time of the application
• Have never received this award in the past

Asian Pacific Islander Education Association (APIEA) Scholarship 2 @ $500 Each

The Asian Pacific Islander Education Association advocates for and foster greater understanding and appreciation of Asian Pacific Islander comminutes, traditions, and identity. The APIEA scholarship recognized students with significant experience with Asian Pacific Islander community and culture, showing persistence in achieving their career and educational goals, and demonstrating a need for support in reaching their future goals. This scholarship was made possible through the generous support of retired Chabot College Vice President of Student Service, Melinda Matsuda.

Minimum Qualifications
Must posses a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher at Chabot College
Must be currently enrolled at least half-time (six or more units) at Chabot College
Must gave completed at least 12 units at Chabot College as of Fall 2016 semester


The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize a Latina student who is committed to the community, to education, and to family. This scholarship remembers Maria del Rocío Zermeño Cárdenas, who went from a ten-year old poor Mexican immigrant in 1964, to one of the Women of the Year in Salinas, California in 1988. She was the sister of J. Francisco Zermeño C., professor de español en Chabot College. The Zermeño family believes in and maintains a true commitment to community, education, and family.

• For transferring students, a $500 check will be sent to the institution the student is transferring to, to be credited to the student’s financial account.
• Continuing Chabot Students will receive a $250 Chabot College Bookstore gift card for textbook purchases at the Bookstore and $250 credit to your Chabot account. (If you have a BOG fee waiver you will receive a check instead of a credit to your account.)
• Applicants must be a
PUENTE participant in good standing, have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better, and completed all steps under "Procedures for Application".


This award, in this amount of $500, is to acknowledge the work and contribution made by Student Assistants at Chabot College.

Only currently working Student Assistants may apply.

Criteria requirements:
• Minimum of 2.5 GPA
• Currently working as a Student Assistant on campus
• Two reference letters; one from the person for whom you work, one from a person of your choice.

Melinda Matsuda EOPS AWARD - 2 @ $500.00 EACH

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize two EOPS students who are first generation college students and have overcome life’s obstacles to accomplish their educational goals.

• Applicants must be current EOPS students in good standing, have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher, and completed all steps in the application process. One scholarship will be given to a student who is graduating and/or transferring, and another to a continuing student.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize two Striving Black Brothers who have overcome the odds to accomplish their educational goals.

• Applicants must be current
SBBC students in good standing, have a Fall semester grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
and completed all steps in the application process. One scholarship will be given to a student who is graduating and/or transferring, and one to a continuing student.

Student Senate of Chabot College Scholarships

The Student Senate is so proud to provide $30,000 worth of scholarship to Chabot College's student body to support students in achieving their academic goals and in recognition of outstanding leadership and service to the community. This year the Student Senate will be awarding a grand total of $30,000 to 40 Chabot students.

To apply for a Student of Chabot College Scholarship, please complete the two essay questions on the following page. Students who complete the two essays will be considered for all Student Senate Scholarships.

Student Senate Scholarships will be awards as follows:

President's Award for Student Leadership - 2 @ $1,000

Board of Trustees Award for Academic Excellence - 1 @1,000 - 3.5 GPA

Reed L. Buffington for Outstanding Contributions to Chabot College - @ $1,000

International Student Scholarship - 3 @ $1,000
- Additional Requirement - Please submit a copy of the first page your I-20 immigration form issued by Chabot College.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award - 2 @ $1,000

Cesar Chavez Community Award - 2 @ $1,000

Student Athletic Scholarship - 2 @ $1,000

- Additional requirement Statement letter from coach confirming "Athlete" status

Student Veteran Scholarship - 2 @ $1,000
- Additional Requirement - U.S. Military Discharge Document or letter from the Chabot Veteran's Affair Office verifying Veteran status

Non-Traditional Student/Returning student Scholarship 1 @ $1,000
- Additional Requirement - College transcript must demonstrate a gap of at least two years in academic studies

Undocumented Students Scholarship - 3 @ $1,000 (1- AB540 recipient, 1- undocumented not receiving AB540, 1- open)
- For student with Undocumented states, AB540, and DACA recipients.
Please note - Any information regarding immigration status is protected by the Family education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and cannot be shared with any outside individual or agencies.
Additional Requirement - Please indicate status as undocumented in at least one of the two mandatory essay questions to be considered.

Part-Time Student Scholarship - 2 @ $500
- Additional Requirements
- Minimum of 6 units completed at Chabot College
- Currently enrolled in 3 - 11.5 units during Spring 2017 semester

Student Senate Scholarship - 20 @ $500 (Chabot College Gift Card)


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