Scholarships are gifts awarded to students for various reasons and do not have to be repaid

Scholarships are offered through Los Angeles Trade Technical College as well as several departments, the Los Angeles Trade Technical College Foundation, community groups and individual donors. Scholarships are generally awarded on the basis of academic merit, leadership, talent, and/or community service. Financial need is a criterion for some but not all scholarships. Eligibility criteria, application procedures and deadlines may vary by program.

Los Angeles Trade Technical College scholarships are available through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

LATTC General Scholarship Application


External Scholarships

  • NCJW|LA Scholarship | This Scholarship is available for a variety of subject matter disciplines, as well as support for non-traditional students in achieving their academic goals. Awards are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. Spring 2024 deadline to apply: April 15, 2024. 
  • Chingona Community Inc Scholarship | Scholarship for currently enrolled college students; can be a US citizen or DACA Recipient. Deadline to apply is April 22, 2024. 
  • Best Colleges Scholarship for Black women in STEM | Scholarship for students in underrepresented communities, who desire careers in the most competitive fields. This year's scholarship is dedicated to awarding five $6,000 scholarships to Black women who are currently pursuing careers in STEM. Application deadline is July 15, 2024. 
  • American Red Cross Mas Vida Scholarship Program | By participating in this program, students will develop crucial leadership skills and contribute meaningfully to their communities through activities such as hosting blood drives and getting access to job placement opportunities within the American Red Cross. Participants will receive $1500 per semester, comprehensive leadership training, job placement opportunities, and more. 
  • PNC Student Solution Scholarship | Scholarship opportunity to receive $10,000, awarded June 1st and December 1st sponsored by PNC Bank, National Association. Scholarships are awarded once every six months randomly to six students who register for a user account on, meet the eligibility requirements and opt into the PNC Student Solution Scholarship Official Rules.

Scholarships with Pathway Focus

  • California Nurses Foundation Scholarship | Scholarship opportunities for students enrolled in ADN, BSN, or MSN degree nursing programs for the 2024/2025 academic year. Applications due July 15, 2024. 
  • Defy Impossible Scholarship | Foster Nation, in partnership with Kate Sommerville, is offering a $20,000 scholarship to any foster youth interested in pursuing their esthetician license.  Application period: March 1 - May 31, 2024. 
  • Edison International Lineworker Scholarship | The program awards scholarships up to $25,000 per recipient and is funded by Edison International shareholders and IBEW Local 47. The program covers the cost of tuition, tools and support services needed to complete required training at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Application deadline is May 10, 2024, 11:59 p.m. PT

More Scholarship Opportunities

Many community organizations, foundations and businesses offer scholarships. Start your research early by browsing the scholarship directories and using free search engines on the web. Also, contact the personnel offices of companies in your area or where your parents work to see if they offer scholarships. Scholarship leads may also be listed in magazines or on web sites related to your interests or skills.

Additional Opportunities

  • Community Planning & Economic Development Program | 9 month college certificate & paid fellowship program in collaboration with Community Learning Partnership, CD Tech, and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Priority enrollment deadline: July 15, 2024. Spanish Version. To apply, fill out the interest form or for questions, email:,, or for Spanish. 

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