Feather River College Foundation Scholarships

*Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, May 29, 2020.

Scholarships made possible by:

FRC Foundation Scholarships:

Criteria:

Applicants must have completed at least 20 degree-applicable units at FRC at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement, must be enrolled full-time and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. One of the two letters of reference MUST be from an FRC faculty member.

Annual Amount:

$500 payable at $250 per semester

Criteria:

Applicants must be enrolled full-time and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate community and/or school involvement through their personal essay.

Annual Amount:

$500 payable at $250 per semester

Criteria:

Applicants must be enrolled full time and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Annual Amounts:

$300 payable in the fall semester

Criteria:

Applicants must show interest and investment in their community. Applicants must demonstrate a willingness to learn and work hard at their academics. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 units at FRC. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Annual Amount:

Up to $1,000 annually

Criteria:

Five scholarship awards are available which are funded by The California Community Colleges Scholarship Endowment and the generosity of The Bernard Osher Foundation. Applicants must have completed 24 or more degree-applicable units (or the equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement, and must be receiving the California College Promise Grant. Priority will be given to applicants with financial need. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 or more units) during all semesters in which the award remains active.

Annual Amount:

Up to $1100, will be prorated based on enrollment; payable up to  $550 per semester

Criteria:

Three scholarship awards are available which are funded by local donors including the Agriculture/Equine Department, Bill Peters, Bob Shoensee, George McNulty, Larry Gonsalves, Max Benton, Pat Buckner, and Phil Johnson. Applicants must have completed 24 or more degree-applicable units (or the equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement, and must be receiving the California College Promise Grant. Priority will be given to applicants with financial need,agriculture majors participating in the equine studies program, those majoring in art, environmental studies/hatchery, or culinary arts, as well as students who have been accepted into the Licensed Vocational Nursing program. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 or more units) during all semesters in which the award remains active.

Annual Amount:

Up to $1100; will be prorated based on enrollment

Criteria:

Applicants must have successfully completed 12 units or more at FRC, must be enrolled full-time and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement.  One letter of reference must be from an FRC staff or faculty member and one from a professional reference (e.g. high school teacher, administrator, employer, clergyman, community organizer, etc.) Recipients must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA during both semesters in which the award remains active.

Annual Amount:

$500 payable at $250 per semester

Criteria

Applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 units at FRC and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. This scholarship is restricted to Native American students (proof provided through the Bureau of Indian Affairs) with priority given to students of Yamani (Mountain) Maidu heritage. If a qualified Yamani Maidu applicant does not apply, the second priority would be given to all other Maidu applicants. Finally, any other qualified Native American applicant will be taken into consideration. Applicants must demonstrate interest in participation in local or regional Native American activities and/or projects.

Annual Amount:

$1000 payable at $500 per semester

2019-2020 Academic Year Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Name Scholarship Recipient
Academic Senate Aurora Carnes  
   

 

 

Bernard Osher

Emily Battelle Aurora Carnes
Brenna Chavez Kyla Deocampo
Danielle Jackson

Taneesha Porter

Kayla Reis Bryn Shirley
FRC Foundation Student Scholarship    
Drew Baumgartner Nicholas Britt
Chloe Calhoun Hailey Clark
Joshua Malnoske Joel Martinez
Hannah Nurmberg Kynlee Penney
Jessica Schumann Haleigh Stickney
Audrey Van Huff  
CSEA - CA Schools Employees Assn. #712 Cortney Blumenthal Lauren Erickson
Rose Cortez Memorial Kynlee Penney  
Faculty Union Cortney Blumenthal  

For more information about the foundation or to donate, please visit the Feather River College Foundation webpage.