Saddleback Wins Grant for Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Saddleback College was awarded $495,534 by the California Apprenticeship Initiative, Pre-Apprenticeship Program to prepare students identified as at-risk for apprenticeship opportunities through the Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Consortium (M-PAC).  Recognized as one of the most effective training methods, apprenticeships combine classroom instruction with work-based learning.  The M-PAC program addresses the need for a manufacturing workforce in Orange County, where over the next 10 years the need for skilled workers will far exceed the supply.

Saddleback College Scholarship Application Now Available!

A variety of scholarships are currently available for Saddleback College students who are continuing their education in academic programs on campus or are graduating students transferring to a four-year college or university. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of various criteria established by donors and policies of the Scholarship Program. 

View the list of scholarship available by clicking here. Application deadline for all scholarships, unless listed otherwise, is Friday, March 11. 

Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation is March 1. Apply today!

If you are completing your final semester towards your degree/transfer/certificate requirements and want to graduate, you must submit an application before Tuesday, March 1 to be eligible. Graduation
is not automatic! The steps to completing the application are quick and easy:
1. Enter MySite
2. Choose “MyInformation” then choose “Degrees,Certs,Transfers.”

Sue and Bill Gross Establish $1 Million Endowment to Benefit Saddleback College Students

Saddleback College is pleased to announce that Sue and Bill Gross, of Laguna Beach, have established a $1 million endowment to provide scholarships to students in career technical education programs that lead directly to jobs in skilled occupations with a strong employment outlook.   The Sue and Bill Gross Scholars Endowment will support students in programs that can be completed in two years or less that lead to jobs that pay a living wage in Orange County.