Annual Giving Events

The Merced College Foundation holds several events throughout the year.

State of the College Address and Presentation of the President’s Medallion

Sponsored by the Merced College Foundation, this annual luncheon event is held in the Spring to highlight a donor's contribution to the College and the community.


Blue Devil MascotMerced College Blue Devils Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner

Sponsored by the Merced College Foundation and the Merced College Department of Athletics, this annual dinner and induction ceremony is held in the Fall to recognize outstanding alumni athletes and coaches.


Booklet CoverScholarship Awards Program

The Merced College Foundation publishes a Scholarship Booklet each academic year with information on how to apply for various scholarships funded from annual private donations, business contributions and endowments. An annual Scholarship Sunday Ceremony is held in May to distribute scholarship awards. 

The application period for Foundation scholarships is March 1st to March 31st. The Scholarship Booklet and application can be picked up in person at the Finanical Aid Office

For the 2017-2018 academic year, about $190,000 in scholarships will be available.