The Dr. Olivia Veloz Scholarship is for a full students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who in good standing from a traditionally under-served population, and has a financial need. They are to write a 1-2 page statement that describes their family and educational background, why they chose Fullerton College, their professional goals, and why receiving this scholarship would make a difference to their financial needs.
This grant is for Re-entry students, 30-50 yrs, male or female, who have "been out in the world", and who are returning to school in order to prepare for a means of self-support. Recipients must be residents of N.O.C.C.C.D and be enrolled in a one or two-year business or vocational program. Selection will be based on financial need. Student must be continuing at Fullerton College and be enrolled in at least nine units. A counselor or an instructor can recommend applications to the Foundation office
The Edith Holsinger Teacher Scholarship is sponsored by Altrusa International of Anaheim, Inc. which is dedicated to make the community a better place through its service projects. This scholarship is designated for students committed to a career in teaching, ether elementary or high school, who exemplifies the personal character and professional development necessary to succeed in the profession.
Applicants must be committed to a career as an elementary or high school teacher. They must have completed at least 24 units at Fullerton College, and currently enrolled in at least 6 units, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. They must provide a short essay (no more than one page, 12pt, double spaced) describing why they are committed and motivated to having a careers as a a teacher. Provide a letter of recommendation from a professor who knows them well. The applicant must also be willing to be interviewed by the a panel of Altrusa members.
Each year up to $5,000 of the annual Joel Hail Memorial Scholarship Fund is set aside for book and living expense grants to Fullerton College students. The grants are generally $250 or less and are based upon recommendations from the faculty and staff at the college.
The John H. Grace Foundation Scholarship is a one time grant for the 2017-2018 school year of five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to students in the CTE program with financial need.
They must be taking a 6 units or more with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in a vocational certificate program.
This scholarship is for disadvantaged students who will graduate in June from one of the high schools in the Fullerton Union High School District, or a Fullerton College freshman, who will return to the College for their second year. Instructors or counselors may make recipient recommendations to the Foundation office.
The Waltmar Foundation was established by the late walter and Margaret Schmid with the goal of improving the lives of citizens throughout Orange County and believed strongly in giving back to the community. As a German immigrant, Mr. Schmid, came to Orange County in 1911 and became a successful businessman and philanthropist. The Waltmar Fondation is proud to be able to continue the Schmid family’s long history of giving students an opportunity to succeed. His attitude and beliefs in achieving the very best are attested to in the criteria of high academic achievement, and community volunteer and leadership services work. Based on these criteria, the Waltmar Foundation provides funds for incoming high school graduates and continuing college students allocated each year by the Fullerton College Foundation Scholarship Committee.