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Institutional Scholarships

The Vista College institutional scholarships are intended to assist eligible students with obtaining an affordable college education that can lead to gainful employment, while minimizing student loan debt.

Realize Your Dreams – Provides up to $3,000 in debt forgiveness for eligible students returning full-time to Vista College. You can also receive up to a $3,000 tuition balance reduction if you enroll in either our June or August class starts. These awards are applied once you graduate.*

*Scholarship award amount will be reduced if it creates a credit balance
**This scholarship cannot be combined with other Vista institutional scholarships

Opportunity Scholarship – For new students, up to $1,000 will apply to your Vista College account balance after you graduate from a Vista College program. Available ONLY for our June and August start dates.

Military Scholarship – Students applying the Military Scholarship are not eligible for additional institutional scholarships. The student is eligible to participate if using benefits at Vista College for one of the programs listed in our online catalog.

Matching Scholarship – Matching funds are available to full-time students who receive scholarships from any non-profit agency, service club, or similar private organization. Vista may match the amount up to maximum of $1,000 per student.

Matching Agency Scholarship – Agency scholarships are awarded to eligible students.

High School Scholarship – This scholarship for eligible recent high school graduates applies to all diploma and degree programs of study.

Reaching Your Goal Scholarship – This scholarship is offered to assist full-time students who have previously attended Vista but who were unable to complete their programs of study.

Vista Success Scholarship – This scholarship is for graduating students who directly enroll in a diploma or degree program, make consistent progress towards the completion of their program, and who meet the eligibility criteria both at the time the scholarship is awarded and at the time the scholarship is disbursed.

Vista Hope Scholarship – Vista College offers the Hope Scholarship to provide additional financial support to students who are receiving tribal funding to assist with educational costs that are not already covered by other sources of funding.

*Please find more information about our scholarships, as well as eligibility requirements, in our online school catalog.


Scholarship Opportunities

There are many scholarship opportunities that may be available to you as you start your journey with Vista College.  Scholarships can be need-based or merit-based. They can also be based on field of study, religion, ethnicity, or even things like your hobbies. We encourage every student to apply for scholarships. If you wonder why, consider the following:


Did You Know?

Vista College students have
been awarded over $100K in
scholarship funds.

Is it worth the effort of applying for a scholarship?

YES!! While there is some work involved to research scholarships and apply, ultimately they can help you graduate from school with less debt.

To you get started, we have provided some websites below that can help your scholarship search.

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