The application period for El Camino College Compton Center’s 2016-17 scholarship program is now open and students are encouraged to submit their scholarship applications through November 30, 2016.
The online application is available at www.compton.edu On the homepage, students must first log intoMyECC and then select “Scholarship Application.”
Scholarships are beneficial to students trying to offset the cost of a college education. Scholarships do not need to be paid back and are awarded based on specific qualifications, talents, or merit¾often without regard to financial need.
In the last five years, nearly 200 ECC Compton Center students received a combined total of more than $170,000 in scholarships. Many of the scholarships fully cover the cost of tuition, textbooks and fees.
Scholarships are available to students across all academic disciplines, including students working toward a certificate in Career and Technical Education programs. Students who are already receiving benefits through the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) programs may also apply for a scholarship.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better and at least six graded units of El Camino College Compton Center coursework are required for all scholarships. Students are awarded scholarships based on the following criteria: honors and academic achievement, financial need, leadership and community service, and organizational or campus club affiliations.
For information about the El Camino College Compton Center scholarship program, contact the Financial Aid Office (Room E-17) at 310-900-1600, ext. 2935 or go online tohttp://www.compton.edu/studentservices/financialaid/
About El Camino College Compton Center
El Camino College Compton Center is the community’s education solution offering a full complement of transfer and degree courses, as well as career and technical education. Students may earn an associate degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year university or train for a career. El Camino College Compton Center is located at 1111 E. Artesia Boulevard, Compton, CA 90221.