Scholarship and Financial Aid Center Deciding to go college is a life-changing decision. And figuring out how to pay for school is an important part of getting ready for college. Start here to get the information and resources to apply for scholarships at CCC and navigate the financial aid process. ScholarshipsScholarships at CCCWho can apply?How do I apply?Scholarships at CCCThere is a scholarship for you. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000 and are a great way to help pay for college and build your resume. More than 275 scholarships are available. It's worth the time to apply.Here are just a few of the many categories eligible:Academic honorsFinancial needFirst in Family to attend collegeTraining for specific careersMembers of military familiesSingle parentsApply online now. Our scholarship center has tips for getting started.Who can apply?Anyone who is a degree or certificate seeking student planning to attend CCC in the 2014-15 academic year can apply. You must plan on taking at least six credits each term, and have and maintain a 2.0 GPA or above. The application is available now and closes April 30.Scholarship money will be available for use beginning the following fall term.How do I apply?Scholarship open enrollment begins January 1 and continues until April 30th. Get a head start! Work on your Scholarship essay now. The CCC Writing Center can help you with your essay.Complete one standard scholarship application and you are automatically considered for all CCC Foundation Scholarships that you meet the criteria for. Check the scholarship criteria carefully; some scholarships require additional information and documentation. The application is available online now and closes April 30th.Scholarship money will be available for use beginning the following fall term. Financial AidFinancial AidHow do I apply?ParentsFinancial AidFinancial Aid is any type of funding that helps you pay the costs of your college education. There is funding available through federal, state, private or institutional sources. Federal Student Aid provides financial assistance to students enrolled in college to cover the cost of education expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and transportation. Most federal aid is need-based. The three most common types of federal aid are grants, loans, and work-study funds.Learn more about Financial AidHow do I apply?Applying for Financial Aid is easy as 1-2-3!Complete the CCC Admission Application.File your FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov/ (free Application for Federal Student Aid).Check your myClackamas account under My Documents for required forms. We will advise you in your myClackamas email when your award letter is ready. Please check your email weekly!Learn more about Financial AidParentsIt’s a big step to send your kids to college. If you have questions about the Financial Aid process please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. A Financial Aid specialist is available 11-1 or 2-4 on regular business days at the front counter in Roger Rook Hall to answer your questions.Learn more about Financial Aid New to CCC? Visit our How to Get Started at CCC page for answers to your questions!