Spring 2022 Federal Grants


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We want you here

Southwestern College is your way to get the degree or career you’ve always dreamed of. We are offering a series of scholarships to get you started at Southwestern…come back…or to encourage you to stay here for the spring 2022 semester.

If you have never taken a course here or missed fall 2021, you can receive a scholarship as a student enrolled in spring 2022:

  • 1 to 5 units = $500
  • 6 – 11 units = $1,250
  • 12+ units = $2,500
  • Students enrolled in the Disability Support Services office enrolled in 6+ units = $2,500

When is the disbursement?

  • April 4, 2022 for full semester courses
  • May 2, 2022 for accelerated courses

Funds will be disbursed via BankMobile.

A unique link to access the funds will be sent to your MySWC email address.

Did you take the fall 2021 classes?

We want to help you with school-related expenses. Students who enrolled in fall 2021 can receive a scholarship of up to $1,500 per student, while funds are exhausted. You will receive an email to your MySWC email with a link to the application to compete for the funds. Be sure to constantly monitor your school’s email.

How can I get money?

Whether you are a new student, missed a few semesters, or are here in the fall, all students will need to complete a grant application. The application will be available on the first day of the spring semester, January 31, 2022. To access the application, please click on the application link. If you cannot access the link, log out of all browsers and log into your MySWC account.

Important details

You must be a California resident or an AB 540 student.
Funds can be used for:
  • child care
  • Rent, housing, utility costs
  • Car repairs
  • cost of books
  • Medical fees
  • Technology (computing devices, internet, etc.)

Did you miss fall 2021?

You will need to submit a new application.

Apply now

Do you take non-credit courses?

New or returning non-credit students who attend classes that meet between 6 and 99 hours during the semester will receive a disbursement of $500 at the end of the semester, $1,250 for students who take classes that meet between 100 and 199 hours during the semester, or $2,500 if they take courses that correspond to 200 hours or more during the semester.

Did you have any outstanding fees in spring or summer 2021?

Holdbacks for all unpaid fees and tuition have been waived for students enrolled in Southwestern College courses in Spring or Summer 2021. Check your account on WebAdvisor for more information.


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