Financial Assistance

BOP Merit Award

Scholarships are available for the Business Office Professional Certification Class (BOP) program of Placer School for Adults.  BOP is currently the only portion of our adult education programs that has received contributions for students in need. These scholarships are actually merit awards given to students upon completion of the BOP program. Financial Aid is NOT given at the beginning of the program.

Award Criteria:

  1. Teacher recommendation
  2. Attendance
  3. Application that is both complete and meets the stated criteria.

Soroptimist Scholarships

Placer School for Adults partners with the local Soroptimist organizations in providing full or partial scholarships for our students. To see the available scholarships please click on the links below.

Soroptimist International of Auburn

Soroptimist International- Historic Auburn, CA

Soroptimist International of the American River

Advancing Equity for Women and Girls

The Nevada County branch has awarded college scholarships to 164 Nevada County women since 1946.
The AAUW-NC re-entry grant is being offered again in 2017. You qualify to apply if you:
*Are a woman residing in western Nevada County,
*Are interested in working toward a specific post-high school certificate or degree,
*Can demonstrate a financial need,
*Your education was interrupted for at least a year.

College Scholarships for Nevada County Women

If you have further questions about our financial assistance program please feel free to contact our office at (530) 885-8585.