Receive COS Funding

Employee Mini Grants

As funds are available, the Foundation provides staff mini-grants to support innovative activities that advance the College mission. The Foundation seeks to increase involvement in interdisciplinary learning opportunties for faculty and staff and support the Educational Master Plan of the College.

It is expected that proposals will:

  • Enhance the College’s ability to strengthen its programs and services.
  • Support faculty and staff development with a learning community environment.
  • Support the use of technology for enhancing the educational opportunities of students, staff and faculty.

Foundation Mini-Grant Application (Word)

Scholarships

The COS Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to current high school seniors planning to attend COS, continuing COS students, and re-entry students. Scholarship award amounts vary from $250 to $3,000. Applications are annually made available to the public and may be picked up from the Weed Campus COS Institutional Advancement Office (located in the Student Center). If you have questions, please call (530) 938-5373.

  • Scholarships Available 2013-2014 Brochure (PDF)
  • Foundation Scholarship Application (Word / PDF)

Completed applications should be returned to the COS Office of Institutional Advancement, Attn: Foundation Scholarship Program, 800 College Avenue, Weed, CA 96094 by March 14 each year.

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (HR 4) clarified and changed many of the guidelines for administering scholarships.

  • All scholarships are awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis using a procedure that has been approved in advance by the Board of Directors.
  • The Foundation appoints the Scholarship Selection Committee Members.
  • Donors and related persons may participate on the committee, but are prohibited from controlling the process of selecting scholarship recipients.   Donors and related persons may not comprise a majority of the committee.
  • Selection of recipients is made solely at the discretion of the Foundation.

 

Contact Information

Located in the Student Center, Institutional Advancement
800 College Avenue, Weed, CA 96094
(530) 938-5373 Phone

(530) 938-5570 Fax
pio@siskiyous.edu

Sonia Wright, Director of Institutional Advancement/Foundation Executive Director
(530) 938-5571
swright5@siskiyous.edu

Dawnie Slabaugh, Administrative Specialist
(530) 938-5373
slabaugh@siskiyous.edu

 

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