The DVC Foundation offers numerous scholarships funded through donations from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of DVC. The online DVC Scholarship Application opens on October 31, 2022. Review the information below to learn more about the DVC scholarship application process.
To learn more about DVC scholarships and their specific requirements, please refer to the comprehensive list of scholarships in the online DVC Scholarship Application portal.
The deadline to submit the online DVC Scholarship Application is Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
DVC students may apply through the online DVC Scholarship Application portal starting October 31, 2022. Scholarship opportunities are listed on the application homepage, and you may apply for all DVC scholarships with a single online application. You are not required to select individual scholarships for which you would like to receive consideration, as the auto-match feature of the application will automatically match your application to the scholarships for which you meet the minimum criteria.
On the application homepage, click on the "Sign In" button located in the upper right hand corner of the page. You will be prompted to enter your InSite username and password to access the application.
For detailed information about the application process, please refer to the Online DVC Scholarship Application Instructions. You may save your application prior to submission and access the application again if you are not able to complete all of the questions in one session. After you submit your scholarship application, you will be able to make updates until the scholarship application deadline. You will also be able to monitor the status of your reference requests.
You must upload your unofficial DVC transcript as part of the application process.
You must write a 500-word essay in which you will be asked to:
You must secure two references.
Scholarship award notifications will be emailed to recipients by the first week in May each year. The email will provide details of the scholarship award, including the name of the scholarship, the amount of the award, and information regarding disbursement. Applicants who are not selected to receive a scholarship are also notified by the first week in May.
Additional scholarship opportunities are available from external organizations and private donors. Learn how to find and apply for external scholarships.
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