Click here: Scholarships- How to Get them (Kern College Night 2015)

Click here to learn more about how Federal Financial Aid can help make college more affordable.

If you are interested in supporting scholarships or establishing your own scholarship fund, click here to learn about our College Access Initiative or contact us at 661.325.5346 or

Kern Community Foundation uses a Common Scholarship Application through our Online Scholarship Account. The application will be used for funds held and managed by the Foundation and for partner organizations. 

The 2016 Common Application is now available! Click here to apply.

Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

For more information or assistance, please contact Manager of Grants and Scholarships Alyse Braaten at 661.616.2605 or

Personal Finance Tools for Students

  • Bank of America: Creating a Budget
  • Better Money Habits: Bank of America Personal Finance Education
  • Hands on Banking: A Video Series
  • Khan Academy: Finance and Capital Markets classes on Interest and Debt and Accounting and Financial Statements *these are more professional learning tools, but would be excellent for a student with academic propensity for economics or finance.