Feather River College
2020-2021
Scholarship Application
Completed Applications Must Be Submitted By
May 29, 2020
Mail or Deliver Completed Applications to:
Feather River College
Financial Aid Office
570 Golden Eagle Avenue
Quincy, CA 95971
Or email to: financialaid@frc.edu
Scholarships Made Possible By:
Academic
Senate
Faculty Union
Rose Cortez Memorial Scholarship
Native American Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED BELOW ARE AVAILABLE TO NEW, CONTINUING AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS SHADED IN GRAY ARE AVAILABLE TO NEW STUDENTS
:
Check box if
applying for:
Scholarship Name Criteria
Annual
Amount
Academic Senate
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.
$500 payable
at $250 per
semester
CSEA -
CA School Employees
Assoc. #712
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.
Are you or your parent/guardian a current or former member
of the CSEA (CA School Employees Association)?
Yes No
If so, please indicate which Chapter:
$500 payable
at $250 per
semester
Faculty Union
Applicants must be enrolled full time and have a cumulative GPA of
3.5 or higher.
$300 payable
in the fall
semester
Feather River College
Foundation Scholarship
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.
Up to $1000
annually
Osher Scholarship
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
(formerly BOG
waiver). 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.
Up to $1100;
will be pro-
rated based
on enrollment;
payable up to
$550 per
semester
Osher Named
Scholarship
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 b
e receiving the
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE PROMISE GRANT (formerly BOG waiver).
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.
Up to $1100;
will be pro-
rated based
on enrollment
Rose Cortez Memorial
Scholarship
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.
$500 payable
at $250 per
semester
Native American
Scholarship
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.
$1000 payable
at $500 per
semester
Scholarship Application Requirements
Important Information: Your application must be assembled in the following order, and paper-clipped in
the top left-hand corner. Please read the scholarship criteria carefully to be sure you qualify.
Must be complete and assembled in order to be considered
1. Scholarship application form and scholarship list identifying scholarships applying for
Type or print clearly. Complete all sections on the scholarship application. Submit only ONE
application to the Financial Aid Office.
2. Complete the required personal essay
3. A one-page resume
4. Two letters of recommendation must be supplied with your scholarship application if applying
for Academic Senate or Rose Cortez Memorial Scholarship. Complete the FRC Reference
form. List your references below:
Name: _______________________________ Name: ________________________________
5. Copy of unofficial FRC transcripts
6. Copy of other college transcripts if you have never attended college, attach high school
transcripts.
7. Sign and date the application
Deadline for completed applications is May 29, 2020.
Name: _______________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address: _______________________________________________________________
Street/PO Box City State Zip
P
hone Number: __________________ Email Address: _________________________________
FRC or Students with Prior College Coursework
FR
C Student ID # (if applicable): ___________________________________________________
FRC Declared Major: ________________________ Total FRC units earned to date: __________
Educational Goal (check all that apply): Transfer AA/AS Degree Certificate
C
umulative GPA to date: _______________ Anticipated Graduation Date: _________________
Have you attended other colleges? Yes No If yes, number of units earned: ________
Graduating High School Student
FR
C Declared Major/ Educational Goal: ________________________ High School GPA:______
High School from which you graduated or will graduate: _________________________________
PERSONAL ESSAY
Please describe your educational and professional goals
P
lease describe your involvement in extra-curricular activities (e.g., clubs, student government,
community involvement, sports, work experience, awards or honors you have received, etc.)
Please describe how receiving a scholarship will help overcome any financial hardship you may
have
Please describe why you believe you are a good candidate for a scholarship and why you are applying
(e.g., accomplishments you are most proud of or barriers or challenges you overcame to achieve t
he
ac
complishment, etc.)
I certify that the information included within this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. As an applicant for
a scholarship award from FRC or the Feather River College Foundation, I hereby consent to FRC disclosing my application
materials to the committee responsible for the selection of the scholarship recipient. If I am selected to be a scholarship
recipient for the FRC Foundation, I hereby consent to FRC disclosing my name and image as a scholarship recipient to the
original donor and/or to the general public via correspondence, press releases, Foundation publications, and other similar
means of announcement and acknowledgement. My consent is acknowledged by my signature below.
A
pplicant’s Signature: _________________________________________________ Date: ____________________
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