Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarship Plans 2021-2022


Applications and Information Overview
(For more detailed information select the Scholarship Plans link above)

Central California Conference Scholarships

      CCC Endowment Fund (Elementary and Secondary Students Only)

Eligibility—elementary and secondary students only; parents or applicant must hold membership in a CCC church; must demonstrate financial need; maintains an acceptable academic record; parents or sponsoring church member must make a financial commitment to the local school; does not receive tuition assistance as the child of a denominational employee.
ApplicationsAll application must be submitted online through Facts(FACTS is the School Information System used in all but one of our schools.  We are using their Financial Aid Assessment Service to determine family financial need. https://online.factsmgt.com/aid) 
FACTS Information—You will be required to submit information online directly to FACTS
  • You must contact your school to obtain your school's FACTS Instutition ID number.
  • Copies of your 2020 Federal tax forms including all supporting tax schedules.
  • Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers’ Compensation, and TANF.
  • A Current email and phone number that you regularly use must be provied to FACTS so they can provide you with information on the status of your application or request additional information.
  • You will also create an account with FACTS to apply for the scholarship. 
Amount—varies depending on number of eligible applicants and their financial needs.  This is a needs based scholarship that also takes into account the cost of living for your area.
Deadline is April 30, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year.   Please note that students who are new to a school and apply after the deadline may apply to FACTS through September 16.
  • Eligibility—first-time or currently enrolled students in grades K-12 who have been baptized or at least one parent who was baptized or joined the Adventist church within the last five years are eligible to apply for a 20% scholarship towards tuition cost the first year and 20% the second year.
  • Applicationsavailable through principals, business managers and pastors. Applications are processed through the CCC Office of Education.
  • Amount—20% of tuition.  Renewable for 2nd year. (Total of two years scholarship available.)
  • Open Enrollment based on the availability of funds for the first year
  • Second Year Renewal Deadline is June 30 of the current school year

Three-Way Matching Fund (Elementary, Secondary and Participating Colleges)

  • Eligibility—full-time students enrolled in a CCC Adventist school in grades K-12, PUC, Walla Walla, and Oakwood College. Parents or applicant must hold membership in a CCC church.
  • Three-way Match–between the local church, the conference and the school.
  • Applications—K-12 applicants must contact their school principal or business manager prior to applying. College applicants must contact their church pastor/treasurer. A church check for up to $300 issued to CCC must be attached to the application before it can be processed by the CCC Office of Education.
  • Amount–maximum of $300 from each entity for a total of $900.
  • Restrictions—Each school/church has a limited number of applications that may be submitted.
  • Deadline is April 30, 2021 for the 2021-2022 School Year


Minority Fund

  • Eligibility—student/family must be a member(s) of a Hispanic, Asian or African American CCC church.
  • Process–treasury department will notify the church by letter of the amount available for them to use in awarding assistance.
  • Applicationscontact your church pastor or treasurer for further information on availability of these funds.  Awards must be approved by the church board.  In order to distribute the Minority Fundsm, the chuyrch must email a letter to the Conference Treasurer with the name, student ID number, and the amount for those who will be receiving these funds.  The check will be issued to the school(s) indicated in teh letter.
  • Maximum Award--The Maximum award amount is $1000 per student.


Conference Faith Advance

  • EligibilityRequests for assistance from the Conference Faith Advance are to be processed through the principal and/or financial office of the school. The local school board is responsible for determining eligibility and the process for obtaining help from this fund. The school submits the names of students they deem eligible for assistance to the Office of Education and the conference issues a check to the school for the total amount requested for students to be applied to their accounts. The amount per school is determined by a formula involving the church membership and Conference Faith Advance offering received by the conference. The amount per student is determined by the school.
  • ApplicationsThere is no application.
  • Maximum Award--The Maximum award amount is $1000 per student.


Pacific Union Scholarships

Pacific Union Endowment Fund (Secondary and College Students Only)
  • Eligibility—full-time students enrolled in a Central California Conference Adventist school in grades 9-12, or at La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Montemorelos University, Oakwood College, and Pacific Union College; does not receive tuition assistance as the child of a denominational employee.
  • Applications—9-12 grade applicants must work with their school principal or business manager prior to applying. Applicants will be selected by the school based on financial need and verified by the CCC Office of Education.  College applicants may contact the CCC Office of Education. All applications are completed online.  Use this link to apply: https://pacuniongrants.smapply.io.
  • Amount—varies depending on number of eligible applicants.
  • Deadline is June 30 of the current school year.


Baybarz Scholarship (Elementary Students Only)

  • Eligibility—elementary students enrolled in a CCC Adventist school.
  • Applications–Students are selected by the school, processed by the Union, and approved by the CCC Office of Education.  Apply at https://pacuniongrants.smapply.io.
  • Grants—two grants per CCC school are given for the year.
  • Amount—varies, depending on balance in the fund.
  • Deadline is June 30 of the current school year.

Pacific Union Conference Entering Freshman Scholarship (Entering Freshman to La Sierra University and Pacific Union College)

  • Eligibility—First year freshman incoming students to Pacific Union College or La Sierra University.  Available for members (student or parents) of a Pacific Union Seventh-day Adventist church or a non-SDA student who has attended a secondary school in the Pacific Union Conference.
  • Amount$2000 for each approved scholarship