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How do I apply for a scholarship?

There are many scholarships available within the Peralta Community College District.  Many you will find by clicking on the apply for scholarship link below. However, it will be in your best interest after applying for scholarships here to then visit the Additional Resources page and scroll down to find other scholarships available to Peralta students.


If you experience any difficulty, or have any questions in relation to the on-line scholarship application process you can can call the offices at 510.466.7206. We will also be hosting Scholarship workshops at each campus. Dates to be determined.




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11th Annual Golf Tournament


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For more sponsors, view our 2014 Golf Tournament home page.


Success Stories

Erika Padilla“For twenty years I thought I was too stupid for college.  I had worked with youth in the Bay Area for over a decade as an educator teaching communication, arts, and video editing. I always told my students, “I believe in you.”  Then in the fall of 2011, laid off from work I loved, I had to turn that belief inward. more»

Reagan Lolo

By the time Reagan Lolo arrived in Oakland from his home country of Haiti in 2010, he had learned enough about the importance of education to start taking classes at COA. His plan was to use his newfound knowledge to provide support to the people in his native country. more»

Scholarships & Grants

thank_you_letterIn 2012, the Peralta Colleges Foundation awarded 14 Foundation Scholars Awards. Hear what some of them are  saying about the scholarships they received. more»

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    The district comprises four campuses serving northern Alameda County.