Scholarship and Endowment Information for Eligible Students
Mountain View Academy is part of the Central California Conference of SDA. As part of this organization, MVA Students that belong to one of the Seventh-Day Adventist Churches in this conference are eligible to apply for their Scholarship and Endowment Funds. Please click on the link to find the complete list of scholarships and endowments available through the Central California Conference. Click Here to View Scholarship Plans for 2023 - 2024
Central California Conference Scholarships
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 Education Department.
- 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, 2022
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.
Applications - All applications 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 needs. https://online.factsmgt.com/aid.)
Information Needed— You will be required to submit tax forms and necessary supporting documents as well as an active useable email address and phone number.
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, 2022 - Students who are new to a school for the 2022-2023 school year and enroll after the April 30 Endowment Fund deadline may apply to FACTS through September 16.
Applications open on January 15, 2022.
Eligibility - First-time 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 and second year.
Applications - Available through principals, business managers, and pastors. Applications are processed through the CCC Education Department. This scholarship is for new Adventist families.
- Amount – 20% of tuition. Renewable for a 2nd year. (Total of two years scholarship available)
- Deadline – Open Enrollment based on the availability of funds for the first year.
- Second Year Renewal Deadline is June 30 of the current school year.
Eligibility - Student/family must be a member(s) of a Hispanic, Asian or African American CCC church.
Applications - Contact your church pastor or treasurer for further information on the availability of these funds. Awards should be approved by the church board. In order to distribute the Minority Funds, the church 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 the letter
Process - CCC Treasury Department will notify the church by letter of the amount available for them to use in awarding assistance.
Maximum Award—The maximum award amount is $1000 per student.
Process - Requests 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 Education Department 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.
Applications – There is no application. Automatically processed by the school.
Maximum Award — The maximum award amount is $1000 per student.
Pacific Union Scholarships
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 Education Department. College applicants should first contact the CCC Education Department or the college or university. All applications are to be completed online at https://pacuniongrants.smapply.io
- Amount – Varies depending on the number of eligible applicants.
- Deadline is June 30, 2022 (This deadline has not been confirmed for the 2022-2023 school year.)
Eligibility—elementary students enrolled in a CCC Adventist school. (Up to two per school)
Applications–Students are selected by the school, processed by the Union, and approved by the CCC Education Department. All applications are to be completed online 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, 2022. (This deadline has not been confirmed for the 2022-2023 school year.)
Eligibility—This one-time scholarship is available to all new, incoming full-time SDAfreshman who will be attending either Pacific Union College or La Sierra University as an undergraduate. Students must be accepted, enrolled, and attend class at PUC of LSUbeyond the drop date for the term, as well as meet one of the following qualification criteria:
- A baptized member of a Seventh-day Adventist church in the Pacific UnionConference
- An unbaptized member of an SDA church with a parent/guardian who is a baptized member of an SDA church within the Pacific Union Conference.
- A non-SDA student who has attended a secondary school in the Pacific Union Conference for a minimum of one semester and can provide a transcript.
Applications—Completed with the admissions office at La Sierra or Pacific Union College. All applications are to be completed online at https://pacuniongrants.smapply.io
Amount—$2000 for each approved scholarship
Additional Information—Please contact the appropriate school:
Pacific Union College
- (900) 862-7080
La Sierra University
- (800) 874-5587
The video links below have been provided by the Northern California Conference (NCC) Education Department to assist their conference families on the NCC and the Pacific Union Conference scholarship process.
Please be advised: If you are a Central California Conference member, please watch the section covering only the Pacific Union Conference scholarship process.
Applying for Scholarship Video: https://vimeo.com/508724445
Adding Applications Video: https://vimeo.com/517265395