In addition to CIAT-offered scholarships, you have access to a database where you can research different outside scholarships that have been made known to CIAT through other students, organizations, and businesses. You can apply to as many of these scholarships as you’d like. Just make sure you report any outside scholarship received to the Student Financial Services Office so we can apply it to your package.

Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship

The Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship was created by Adrian Rubin to help the future entrepreneurs of the world with the cost of going to college. This is the first year this scholarship is being issued, however, Adrian Rubin is looking forward to helping out one college student each year.

Eligibility: High school students graduating in 2018 that have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.

Guidelines: To apply for the $1000 Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship, Adrian Rubin wants to hear your answer to the following question in the form of a 500-word essay: “How do you think technology has improved the world“?

Submission Deadline: May 31st, 2019

Winner Selection: The winner will be selected in June 2019. Once contacted, the winner will have two weeks to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

Buff Guy Media

We are offering a $1500 scholarship to one student per year for students of all majors.


  • Must be attending or will attend as a full-time student
  • Provide the latest transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Must include a cover letter with name and school
  • Provide a thoughtful answer to the following three (3) questions:

How has digital technology and media such as social media and smartphones contributed to your success as a student?

How are you incorporating digital media into your everyday life?

What are 3 expectations you have for digital technology and social media in the near future?

Submission Deadline: All entries must be submitted in a word doc format (.doc/.docx) and sent to

Winner will be chosen based on creativity and originality

Entries must be made by 12/07/18


We are now accepting applications for our Third Annual Financial Aid Program. Each year we award a scholarship to one student passionate about outdoor activities.


  • Must currently be a student of California Institute of Arts & Technology
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time, part-time, or online education student
  • Student of all majors are encouraged to apply


One winner of $1500 scholarship

Click on the link to apply:

All Year Cooling Academic Scholarship

The All Year Cooling Academic Scholarship was created to help future leaders (current students) with the high cost of education. High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university should apply as well as those who are currently enrolled in a college or university. To enter for a chance to win the All Year Cooling $1000 scholarship sponsored by Tommy Smith please continue reading to see if you are qualified to enter.

Full details about this $1000 scholarship can be found below:


To be eligible for the All Year Cooling Academic Scholarship sponsored by the owner you must meet the following criteria.

  • Be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university
  • Be a current college or university student.


To apply for the $1000 All Year Cooling Scholarship, Tommy Smith wants to hear your answer to the following question:

“Thinking about your current major, how do you see your future career helping others and/or businesses”?

Note, this essay should be 500 words.

Submission Deadline:

May 31st, 2019

Winner Selection:

The scholarship committee formed by All Year Cooling duct cleaning will review all responses and contact the winner by the end of June 2019. Once the winner has been contacted they will then have the $1000 scholarship awarded to their school’s financial aid department. The winner will have 2 weeks to respond before a winner up is selected.