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F_3212.1 ELAC Honors Program Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 ($500 first payment in this fall and $500 second payment in next spring) for two years

The ELAC Honors Program Scholarship is designed to financially support ELAC Honors Program students who plan on eventually transferring from East Los Angeles College to a four-year college or university.  Scholarship recipients will receive $500 per semester for four semesters totaling $2,000 in tuition support and book grants while attending East Los Angeles College.


ELIGILITY REQUIREMENTS:
 

  1. Student must be currently in the Honors Program at East Los Angeles College and a full-time student (minimum 12 units).
  2. Student must have completed a minimum of two Honors courses at ELAC with a minimum grade of B in each course.
  3. Student must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.
  4. Student must be planning on transferring to a four-year college or university.

RETAINING THE SCHOLARSHIP:
To retain the scholarship each semester, the following conditions must be met:
 
  1. The student must complete 30 units per year while taking a minimum of 12 units per semester.
  2. The student must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 and a 3.0 GPA in Honors courses taken.
 
If the GPA drops below the mark indicated in #2 or units are not met, the student will be suspended from the ELAC Honors Program Scholarship Program and lose eligibility for funding.


S_0001_C & H Ingalls Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by a large gift that ensures its continuity.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Essay regarding your community service and educational goals





S_0002_Deodata Gamboa Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by a large bequest from the Estate of Deodata Gamboa that ensured continuity of the scholarship award.

Criteria:

  • ELAC full-time student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Vocational Major
  • Transfer to a four-year university



S_0003 Roewenkamp Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by a gift that ensures its continuity.

Criteria:

  • ELAC student
  • Library Interest
  • Leadership Community Service, provide documentation



S_1118-ELAC Foundation Washington DC Internship Program

ELAC Foundation Washington DC Internship Program 

This program is intended to offer 2 to 5 ELAC students a 4 week internship between June, 2019 – August, 2019.

Summer Internship Benefits:
  • Participate in the legislative, political and administrative processes in governmental or public service agencies;
  • Broaden students’ awareness of and vision in pursuing public service as a possible career; and,
  • Complements the curriculum in disciplines that have significant public service/public policy components with practical, intern experience.
  • Includes free travel, room & board, and stipend.
Information Session
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:30 – 1:00 pm, E3-307



Hard ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Students must meet the following requirements:
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at ELAC in the Spring 2019 semester
  • Complete 30 units by the end of Spring and planning to enroll at ELAC for Fall 2019
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Complete English 101 by Fall 2018
  • Completed one of the following courses by Spring 2019:
    Political Science 1, Comm 101 or 104, English 103, History 6, 11, 12, Chicano Studies 7 or
  • Must hold a post-secondary degree
Soft Eligibility Requirements
  •  Student must be receiving the California College Promise Grant (Formerly known as the BOG Fee waiver)
SPECIAL NOTE ON CITIZENSHIP 
US Citizenship is only required for positions on Capitol Hill and government agencies. Because of heightened security throughout government agencies; you may be subjected to a thorough security background check. If you believe there may be personal or family circumstances (e.g., criminal record, financial problems, undocumented residency) that may prevent you from participation, please discuss your situation with Paulina Palomino at palomipp@elac.edu prior to submitting your application.


INTERVIEW
In addition to the application, as a candidate you will be required to participate in an interview.
Save the Date for Interviews week of March 4-8, 2019.

2019 DC Internship Application Rubric, 300 Point Total
Online Application-
100 Points
  • Essays-20 points each
  • Resume -20 points
  • GPA-20 point
Interviews- 200 Points
  1. Individual interview - 145 points
  2. Group interview-45 points
  3. Letter of recommendation -10 points
For More Information Contact:
Irma Aguilar
aguilaic@elac.edu
323-265-8901


S_3202-Alicia Morin Robillon Scholarship

Alicia Morin Robillon Scholarship

The Robillon Scholarship (in honor of the mother of retired professor David Morin) is intended to assist an outstanding student majoring in Child, Family, Education Studies. This scholarship is solely supported by the generosity and continued commitment of Betty Morin.

Criteria:
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Child, Family, Education Studies





S_3203-Boyle/O'Boyle Endowment Scholarship - CTE Majors

Boyle/O'Boyle Endowment Scholarship - CTE Majors

Developed by Dean Gayle Brosseau to honor the Boyle/O'Boyle name at ELAC and to provide scholarships for outstanding students in any program that offers career-technical AA/AS degrees or certificates. The ELAC Foundation provided matching funds to support this endowment.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Career Technical Education Major
  • Must be eligible for financial aid
  • Submit a typed two-page essay describing your educational & community service goals.





S_3203-Boyle/O'Boyle Endowment Scholarship - Veterans

Created by Dean Gayle Brosseau as an opportunity to support outstanding veterans attending ELAC in the CTE programs. The ELAC Foundation provided matching funds to support this endowment.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Proof of Veteran's Status (Military ID or DD214)





S_3207-ELAC Administrator's (David Fisher) Scholarship

Upon his retirement, ELAC Administrator Dave Fisher requested that donations be made to the East Los Angeles College Foundation to establish a scholarship fund. Through payroll deduction, other administrators have participated in order to institutionalize the ELAC Administrators' Scholarship Award.

Criteria:

  • 3.5 GPA
  • Transfer to four-year institution
  • Essay regarding career/educational goals
  • Submit letter of recommendation





S_3208-David Morin Mathematics Scholarship

Founded by former Mathematics professor and Administrator, David Morin, the scholarship is available to Mathematics majors who completed at least 4 semesters with 12 units/semester at ELAC. This scholarship is solely supported through the generousity and long-term commitment of David Morin.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Mathematics major
  • Completed 4 semesters at ELAC (at least 12 units each)



S_3209-Delta Sigma Sorority Scholarship

Alumni, former members of the Delta Sigma Sorority, raise funds to provide scholarships to ELAC students. The ELAC Foundation supports this scholarship, matching funds.

Criteria:

  • 3.5 GPA
  • Education major
  • Transfer to four-year institution





S_3211 3215-Genice Everhart Memorial Scholarship

A memorial to Genice Everhart, a beloved English/ESL instructor who passed away suddenly, was established in 2011. The long-term commitment to this scholarship stems from the dedicated findraising of English fauculty, augmented by contributions of friends and family of Genice Everhart.

Criteria:

  • 3.2 GPA
  • ELAC ESL student
  • Must be eligible for financial aid





S_3211 3219-Margie Mentel Memorial Scholarship

Ms. Mentel was a beloved English literature teacher who taught at ELAC in the 1990's. A memorial scholarship was established by her husband and there is continued support from current faculty/ former students.

Criteria:

  • 3.2 GPA
  • Completed 30 units
  • Completed English 101; enrolled in English Department Literature course
  • English major
  • Transferring to four-year institution
  • Essay should include your personal and education history and discussion of how this scholarship would benefit your career/educational goals
  • Open to all ELAC students regardless of residency status





S_3211_01_English Department - Outstanding Achievement in English Scholarship

English Department  - Outstanding Achievement in English Scholarship

Faculty members of the English department have contributed funds to honor an outstanding student who has excelled in transfer-level English courses. This scholarship is open to all students regardless of their legal residency status.
 
 
Criteria:

  • Completion of at least one of the following courses within the last year with an A or B: English 101, English 102, English 103
  • Essay describing educational and career goals along with any challenges overcome to pursue a higher education
  • 3.0 or higher GPA





S_3211_02_English Department - Outstanding Achievement in ESL Scholarship

Faculty members of the English department have contributed funds to honor an outstanding student who has excelled in ESL courses. This scholarship is open to all students regardless of their legal residency status.
 
 Criteria:

  • Completion of at least one of the following courses within the last year with an A or B (or received a passing grade if the course was graded on a credit/no credit basis): ESL 3A, ESL 4A, ESL 5A, ESL 6A, ESL 8
  • Essay describing educational and career goals along with any challenges overcome to pursue a higher education
  • 3.0 or higher GPA





S_3211_03_English Department – Outstanding Achievement in Reading Scholarship

Faculty members of the English department have contributed funds to honor an outstanding student who has excelled in Reading courses. This scholarship is open to all students regardless of their legal residency status.
 
 
Criteria:
 

  • Completion of at least one of the following courses within the last year with an A or B (or received a passing grade if the course was graded on a credit/no credit basis): Reading 19, Reading 25, Reading 29, Reading 101
  • Essay describing educational and career goals along with any challenges overcome to pursue a higher education
  • 3.0 or higher GPA





S_3211_04_English Department – Opportunity to Succeed Scholarship

Faculty members of the English department have contributed funds to honor an outstanding student who has excelled in developmental English courses. This scholarship is open to all students regardless of their legal residency status.


Criteria:

  • Completion of at least one of the following courses within the last year with an A or B (or received a passing grade if the course was graded on a credit/no credit basis): English 19, English 21, English 28
  • Essay describing educational and career goals along with any challenges overcome to pursue a higher education
  • 3.0 or higher GPA





S_3213-Equal Access to Education Scholarship

Equal Access to Education Scholarship

A portion of ELAC faculty and staff payroll deductions have been set aside for undocumented students, to help them financially while they complete their educational requirements.

Criteria:
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Undocumented students, including AB 540 students, are eligible to apply
  • Transfer to a four-year university





S_3214- East Los Angeles College Foundation CCCSE One Time $500 Spring Scholarship

To support students with the most financial need who have demonstrated success and commitment in their coursework.
This is a one semester $500.00 award.
This scholarship is only awarded in the Spring.

Criteria:
  • Student must have completed 24 or more degree applicable semester units
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12 units or more) at ELAC during ALL terms in which the award remains active
  • Student must be receiving the Board of Governor's Fee Waiver
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA





S_3214_3206-Circle K Fraternity Scholarship Endowment

Members of the Circle K Fraternity, who attended East Los Angeles Collage, made donations to the ELAC Foundation to develop the Circle K Fraternity Scholarship. The scholarship was created to help students reach their educational goals. Alumni of the Circle K Fraternity raises money annually for student scholarship.

Criteria:

  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Transfer to four-year university this Fall (need to show the proof)
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Essay regarding community service and educational goals





S_3214_3240-Ramon Ramos Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The scholarship endowment developed through the Latino Cultural Arts Festival, by Ramon’s daughter, Rebecca and Dean Selina Chi, honors Ramón Ramos for his many contributions to the East Los Angeles community. The scholarship is intended for students who have shown a commitment to voluntary community service.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Must be eligible for financial aid
  • Essay regarding your community service/volunteer work





S_3214_3292_1-Ms. Lydia Rudametkin Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship in Honor of Ms. Lydia Rudametkin Counselor at EAST Los Angeles College for 37 years.
Lydia’s Career at EAST included Counseling, Dean of Student Service, Academic Senate Representative, EOP’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Child Development Center, Financial Aid, Admissions Office.  
Director of The Women’s Center, she provided Counseling and support to Woman of Domestic Violence. Lydia was committed to change lives for students of Domestic Violence.
Lydia worked tirelessly with the EAST Los Angeles Women’s Center to ensure woman had an opportunity for education. Her motto “ Education changes your life”  
In honor of Lydia, ELAC Faculty and staff will leave a legacy of honoring Lydia’s contribution to Student Success with a Scholarship to financially support students who struggle with Domestic Violence and emotional abuse.
The Scholarship would provide Women and Men the opportunity to continue their education and transfer to University.
 
  • GPA 2.5
  • Complete AA Degree
  • Major in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Transfer student dedicated to continue Lydia’s legacy of supporting students of Domestic Violence.
  • Student plans to transfer full time or part time
  • Express Financial need to continue education
  • Essay (Describe how you completed AA Degree and personal obstacles to continue your education, include your major and Career Goals.



S_3214_3294_Lydia Rudametkin Scholarship

Criteria:
  • Major in Psychology , Sociology, Social Work,  Transfer student  dedicated to continue Lydia’s legacy of supporting students of Domestic Violence.
  • GPA 2.5
  • Currently in the process of completing an AA Degree 
  • Student plans to transfer full time or part time
  • Express Financial need to continue education
  • Essay (Describe how you completed AA Degree and personal obstacles to continue your education, include your major and Career Goals.
  • Open to all ELAC students regardless of residency status





S_3214_3296-J.A. and M. Johnson Future Teachers Scholarship Endowment

Joseph Johnson attended ELAC, and in 1999 donated a $20,000 endowment to the ELAC Foundation to help future teachers reach their educational goals. He requested the award be granted to a student coming from a single parent family, recognizing that financial challenges are greater in such families. The ELAC Foundation continues to supplement this scholarship with unrestricted funds, when interest income from the endowment is insufficient.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Must be eligible for financial aid
  • Plans to become a teacher
  • From a single parent family
  • Essay regarding career/educational goals





S_3214_3297-Johnson Liu Asian Scholarship

The East Los Angeles College Foundation developed the Johnson T. Liu Scholarship Endowment as a byproduct of hosting the Asian Scholarship Banquet. The Foundation hosted a dinner to raise money for scholarships that would be awarded to resident and non-resident students of ELAC. Johnson Liu, a keynote speaker for the dinner made a gift to the Foundation to permanently endow a scholarship under his name. The award is established to help students to reach their educational goals by providing financial assistance to further their academic education.

Criteria:
  • 3.50 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Eligible for financial aid.
  • Plans to transfer to a 4-year institution.
  • Essay regarding your educational/career plan.





S_3214_3299-Leslie C. Conwell Scholarship Fund

Leslie C. Conwell was a graduate of ELAC. She attended Sacred Heart of Mary High School and received her AA at ELAC in 1953. Her major was Physical Education. After transferring to UCLA and receiving her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, she taught school for a short time and then entered into Physical Therapy as her vocation. The Leslie C. Conwell Scholarships are being offered to several outstanding full-time students at ELAC who are majoring in kinesiology or have a strong interest in physical therapy as a study.

Criteria:
  • GPA 2.5
  • ELAC fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Kinesiology major
  • Transfer to a four-year institution
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory progress in her studies during the time period the scholarship is provided
  • Applicant must submit a completed application and short autobiography
  • Two letters of recommendation with at least one from a campus instructor





S_3216 Gladys German Memorial Scholarship

The Gladys German Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to ELAC students who are Lincoln High School graduates. Funds are provided through funds distributed from the California Community Foundation.
 
Criteria:
  1. Lincoln High School Graduate
  2. Cumulative GPA requirement is 3.0 or higher
  3. Letter of personal statement on-page essay (typed)
  4. Submit a current copy of your transcripts
  5. Two letters of recommendation





S_3218 International Students Scholarship

The East Los Angeles College Foundation developed the International Student Scholar Scholarship to recognize the high academic achievements of the campus International Students and provide a monetary support towards their university transfer goals.   The award is for International Students who have high academics and involvement in either campus or community organizations and intend to transfer to a four-year university for the coming Fall semester. 
 
Award Amount: $500.00
 
Criteria for the International Student Scholar Scholarship:
 
Award Requirements:
 
  1. Full time (12+ units) student for at least three semesters at ELAC, completed over 45 transferable units at East Los Angeles College.
  2.  Preference given to international students involved in campus student activities or community activities.
  3.  Must be a current ELAC International Student (F-1 visa)
  4.  Minimum 3.750 GPA. 
  5. Plans to transfer to a 4-year institution by the coming Fall Semester
  6.  Submit a one-to two page typed essay regarding the importance of international student involvement in campus student activities or community activities. 
  7. Must submit a letter of recommendation from ELAC faculty/counselor/staff or community leader





S_3221-Max and Marie Offenberg Family Scholarship Endowment

The Offenberg Family Trust bequeathed a large endowment in honor of Dr. Offenberg, who maintained a medical practice and served the community for many years. The award recognizes that there is more to success than a "high GPA" and that students who are not at the top of their class academically also deserve a chance.

Criteria:

  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Former High School graduates of Garfield, Roosevelt, Montebello, Vail, Schurr, Don Bosco or Cantwell/Sacred Heart of Mary
  • Essay about your educational goals, hardships, or other personal experiences you would like to share with the committee





S_3222-Robert E. Cleveland Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Robert E. Cleveland had a passion to inspire students to pursue their dreams. This scholarship was established by Cathy Cleveland, ELAC psychology instructor and daughter of Robert Cleveland. The scholarship will aid fulltime students with high academic and community aspirations, who plan to transfer to a university in the psychological sciences or neuroscience fields.

Criteria

  • 3.5 GPA
  • ELAC fulltime student (taking 11 or more units at ELAC)
  • Completed two consecutive, full-time (12 or more units) semesters and taken minimum 12 units of psychology courses at ELAC
  • Transfer to four-year institution this Fall (need to show proof for fund distribution)
  • Psychology Major
  • Essay regarding your academic achievements, higher educational goals, community services, and volunteer activities





S_3223-RC Williams III Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Dedicated to the memory of an administrator who left a legacy of service and dedication, the scholarship is available for full-time students who plan to transfer, are involved in campus and community, and are among the first generation in their families to attend college. Members of the ELAC community raised the funds to support and at the Foundation match funds to endow this scholarship.

Criteria:

  • 2.5 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Transfer to a four-year institution
  • First generation college student
  • Essay regarding your career or educational goals, as well as personal information





S_3224_Ernestina Benavides Memorial Scholarship

The Tina Benavides Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 to recognize students who are pursuing degrees in Child Development or Education at East Los Angeles College. After raising her children, Ernestina Benavides became a Teacher’s Assistant for several years and then returned to college to become an elementary teacher.  She earned her AA degree in her fifties, BA and Multiple Subjects teaching credential degree in her sixties, and her Masters degree in her seventies. She would want to encourage all ages to pursue higher education as the key to success. Two scholarships, each in the amount of $250 will be awarded annually.
 
Award Amount: $250.00
 
Criteria for the Tina Benavides Memorial Scholarship
 
   
Award Requirements:
 
  1. You must be at least a part time (6 units) student at ELAC.
  2. You must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. 
  3. You must be a Child Development or Liberal Studies major with 24 completed units in child development with the intention to transfer to a 4-year institution.
  4. Submit a two-page (typed) essay regarding your academic and career goals in the field of education or child development. 
  5. Submit one letter of recommendation written by faculty at ELAC or community agency.





S_3225-A. William Palmer Memorial Scholarship - Automotive Technology

This scholarship was established in memory of Professor Emeritus "Bill" Palmer, who established the Automotive Technology Program at ELAC. This scholarship is available to ELAC and Trade Tech students that are enroll the Automotive Technology Program. Long-term donations from Dan and Susan Encinas ensures continuation of these awards.

Criteria:

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Automotive Technology major (second semester)
  • Available for both LATTC & ELAC students





S_3228-Rosalie Hilger Achievement Scholarship

Ernest Hilger on behalf of the Hilger Family Trust has established these two scholarships in honor of his most beloved, caring and loving wife Rosalie of 45 years to continue her legacy in sharing her caring, loving, gentle and positive Life Spirit and Positive Energy with future generations of students she so loved. Rosalie taught and guided students for 24 years as an Adjunct Professor at East Los Angeles Community College and Los Angeles Mission College’s Child, Family and Consumer Studies Departments.

Criteria:
  • Must be US Citizen or a permanent resident in the state of California for the last two years.
  • Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC) or cross enrolled between ELAC and other LACCD colleges (please upload transcripts)
  • Must have completed a minimum of three (3) units in the following areas of study at ELAC prior to applying for the Rosalie Hilger Achievement Scholarship.
    • Family and Consumer Studies Programs
    • Child Family and Education Studies Departments
  • A copy of approved Student Education Plan.
  • 2.5 GPA
  • A two page autobiographical statement demonstrating excellent leadership skills and positive goal oriented lifestyle achievements for success in meeting life’s challenges and include a list of extracurricular, leadership and volunteer activities to their community. This autobiography should demonstrate a “Can Do Attitude” and an “I Can; I Will; I Must” perspective in meeting Life’s Challenges.
  • Provide 15 hours of approved documented community service to the college or other community organization for the second semester award.
  • A reference letter 





S_3230-Southern California EDISON STEM Scholarship

The Southern California Edison STEM Scholarship is made available to provide financial assistance to students pursuing STEM Majors.

Criteria:
  • 3.0 GPA
  • STEM Major: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or Geology/Earth Science.
  • Essay (600 words) about how you are planning to give back to the community after you acquire your planned degree.
  • Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Two references (ideally STEM faculty) with their contact information.





S_3231 Adelante FYE Peer Mentor 2018-19 Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements:
  • Must be a part-time or full-time ELAC scholar
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Submit a professional profile picture
  • Only current peer mentor participants from 2018-2019 Peer Mentor Program are eligible to apply. Applicant can be a mentor who will transfer to a four-year intuition in Fall 2019
  • Must be in good standing with the Adelante Peer Mentor program and have met all requirements (e.g. attend mentor-related meetings, trainings, events, etc.)





S_3231 Adelante-First-Year Experience Scholarship

Adelante-First-Year Experience Scholarship

Criteria
  •  Must be Full-Tim Scholar.
  •  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.
  •  Must have joined the Adelante FYE program in Fall 2018
  •  Must have met all Adelante FYE program requirements for Fall 2018.
  •  Must be in good standing and meet at minimum one of the Spring 2019 Adelante FYE program   requirements by time the applicant files their scholarship application.





S_3236-Donald L. Sandlin Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Donald L. Sandlin, a Professor in the ELAC Business Department for nearly 50 years. A great believer in education, he was a committed, enthusiastic teacher who strove to inspire his students to learn and to be successful. The goal of the scholarship is to provide assistance to students who are motivated to make use of their Business education as they enter the workforce.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Business Major
  • Intent to Transfer
  • Essay





S_3291-Spanish American Institute

The SAI Scholarship is made available to provide financial assistance to deserving students who support or advocate for Latino students.

Criteria:

  • ELAC fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Resident of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo
  • A willingness to interact with SAI and grants permission to publish award's ceremony photos on SAI website
  • Complete an essay on background, interests, goals, and need for award, and indicate how he/she identifies with the Latino culture or the ways he/she supports or advocates for those of Latino descent.





S_3293-Blanca Flanagan Rios Scholarship Endowment

Blanca Flanagan Rios Scholarship Endowment was established to help full-time students with financial feed and have knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Mexican culture and history.

Criteria:
  • 3.0 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Successfully completed one or more of the following courses:
    • Chicano Studies 7: The Mexican-American in the History of the United States I
    • Chicano Studies 19: History of Mexico
    • Chicano Studies 42: Contemporary Mexican Literature
    • Chicano Studies 44: Mexican Civilization
    • Chicano Studies 51: Mexican Art-Pre-Columbian and Colonial
    • Chicano Studies 52: Mexican Art-Modern
    • Dance Techniques 421 and 422: Mexican Folklorico I and II
    • Music 132: Music of Mexico
    • Spanish 12: Contemporary Mexican Literature
    • Spanish 16: Mexican Civilization
  • Financial Need: Student must be receiving the Board of Governors Fee Waiver





S_3294-Lydia Rudametkin Scholarship

Scholarship is designed to assist students who are working towards overcoming adversities incurred due to physical, sexual and/or mental abuse.

Criteria
  • U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States
  • 2.5 GPA
  • In good standing
  • Essay to demostrate what adversity you have suffered, what you are currently doing to ameliorate effects and what are your long-range plans towards reaching goals.  How will this scholarship impact and benefit you in reaching your goals?





S_3299-Los Angeles Chinese Woman's Club Scholarship

The Los Angeles Chinese Woman's Club Scholarship was established through a donation through the English Department for students in the ESL program.

Criteria:

  • Must be an ELAC ESL student
  • Must plan to continue taking ESL classes at ELAC
  • Must be eligible for financial aid
  • The scholarship is used specifically for books, supplies and tuition.





S_3311-Anna Kiledjian Scholarship

Name  Anna Kiledjian Scholarship 
Description

This scholarship recognizes and awards $1,000 for a student that is involved in cutting-edge research into cancer research and has shown excellent academic record and potential for a future in cancer research, education and outreach to the public. Anna Kiledjian was diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 36 and passed away only 3 years later after aggressive treatment strategies and a clinical trial in the latest immunotherapy failed. She had no prior symptoms and no family history of cancer. This scholarship is intended to award students that do research in the latest advancements in the field including immunotherapy and methods of detect cancers early before they turn aggressive.

Criteria
  • The student must have been involved in some kind of cancer research either in a hospital setting or research university, ELAC or a private institution and showing an interest to go into the field of cancer research as a career.
  • GPA 3.0
  • ELAC fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC) 
  • Completed 30 units or more
  • Transfer to a four-year institution
  • Essay outlining their research, and what university they are planning on transferring to and their eventual career and research goals.
  • Open to all ELAC students regardless of residency status 





S_3312-Olga Barnes Scholarship

Name Olga Barnes Scholarship Application
Description


Developed by President Marvin Martinez to honor his retired Executive Assistant Olga Barnes, for 45 years of dedicated service at East Los Angeles College. Her employment history on campus began when Barnes got hired as a student worker in the president’s office, a job she held on to for a year. Soon after, she got a temporary job as an intermediate clerk typist for plant facilities and was eventually promoted to work in community services as an intermediate clerk stenographer. Finally, in 1994 she settled into her final position as an executive assistant to the Presidents’ of East Los Angeles College. A great believer in education, she was a committed, loyal, enthusiastic individual who strove to inspire students to learn and to be successful. The goal of the scholarship is to assist students to reach their educational goals by providing financial assistance to further their academic education.

Criteria
  • Computer Applications and Office Technology Major
  • GPA 3.0
  • Current ELAC student
  • Transfer to a four-year institution
  • Currently receiving College Promise Grant
  • Open to all ELAC students regardless of residency status 





S_3313_Mr. Eddie Brown Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Eddie Brown Memorial Scholarship is to allow students in the Arts program to purchase art supplies.

Criteria:

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Art Major
  • Taking 12 or more units at ELAC
  • Completed 15 units or more
  • Study in the field of studio art
  • A statement describing personal focus in visual art and career aspirations





XF_3214_01 Angel and Gregoria Almeida

Angel and Gregoria Almeida

To support students with the most financial need who have demonstrated success and commitment in their coursework. This is a two-semester award, $600.00 per semester.  This scholarship is awarded in the Fall. To receive the spring disbursement, the recipient must maintain eligibility.

Criteria:
  • The student must have completed 24 or more degree-applicable semester units
  • The student must be enrolled part-time (6 units or more) at ELAC during ALL terms in which the award remains active
  • The student must be receiving the California College Promise Grant (formerly known as Board of Governor's Fee Waiver)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Community Service

Frequently Asked CCCSE Scholarship Questions – Spring Disbursement.
How do I get the second disbursement?
You must maintain eligibility

How do I maintain eligibility?
• Enroll in 12 units or more during the spring semester at ELAC.
• Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above.
• Must have Board of Governors Fee Waiver in the spring semester.

When will I get the next disbursement?
The second disbursement will be approved based on eligibility for disbursal at the end of March.
 


XS_3206 Ed Zapanta / Circle K Fraternity Scholarship

Members of the Circle K Fraternity, who attended East Los Angeles Collage, made donations to the ELAC Foundation to develop the Circle K Fraternity Scholarship. The scholarship was created to help students reach their educational goals. Alumni of the Circle K Fraternity raises money annually for student scholarship.

Criteria:
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Transfer to four-year university this Fall (need to show the proof)
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Essay regarding community service and educational goals
  • Currently active in ELAC's Circle K Club



XS_3206-Circle K Fraternity Scholarship

Members of the Circle K Fraternity, who attended East Los Angeles Collage, made donations to the ELAC Foundation to develop the Circle K Fraternity Scholarship. The scholarship was created to help students reach their educational goals. Alumni of the Circle K Fraternity raises money annually for student scholarship.

Criteria:

  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Transfer to four-year university this Fall (need to show the proof)
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Community Service, provide documentation
  • Essay regarding community service and educational goals



XS_3214_3290-Oscar Valeriano Scholarship

Oscar Valeriano was a remarkable Vice President at ELAC. He developed the Veterans Resource Center and supported the Veterans at ELAC Student Club as well numerous other endeavors.

Criteria:
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Essay
  • Veteran or former Homeboys Industries Student





XS_3214_3610 Dr. Jeannie M.T. Yang Scholarship

The Dr. Jeannie M. T. Yang Scholarship Endowment was established through a donation to the East Los Angeles College Foundation from the trust of Jeannie M. T.Yang a former adjunct faculty member in the Social Science department. Ms. Yang helped to develop the Chinese language classes at ELAC. The scholarship will be awarded to students taking Chinese language classes that are non traditional Chinese language speakers. This scholarship is for students who demonstrate financial need with excellent academic standing. She hopes that her scholarship would encourage more students to take Chinese as a foreign language and increase interest in the Chinese culture.

Criteria:
  • 3.5 GPA
  • The recipient is a current ELAC student taking Chinese 2 (ELEMENTARY CHINESE II) classes
  • The recipient does not speak Chinese as a primary language
  • Eligible for financial aid





XS_3217 Helen Miller Bailey Memorial Scholarship

The Helen Miller Bailey Model
Dr. Helen Miller Bailey was a model educator and the college library was named after her in recognition of her life work.  She was an expert in Latin American History and often traveled to Mexico.  She was tireless in promoting the interests of her Hispanic students.  This scholarship was created to further her guidance of Hispanic students, but students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The selection criteria are based on the model set by Dr. Bailey.  To satisfy the selection criteria and be considered for the Helen Miller Bailey Memorial Scholarship Award, the following items must be completed. 

Criteria:
  • GPA 3.0
  • ELAC fulltime students
  • Completed 12 units or more
  • Majoring in one of the following: Social Science, Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies and Social & Behavioral Studies discipline.
  • Must submit a brief essay about yourself, including your background, your financial needs, your career interests, your present service to the college and/or community, and how you plan to help others in your choice of career.  Emphasize your interest in a specific social science major and what you hope to give back to the community;
  • 2 letters of reccommendation, preferably from ELAC faculty members and at least one member of the Social Sciences Department



XS_Cambalache Athletic Club Scholarship

The Cambalache Athletic Club was established in 1997 by a group of Latino medical doctors all from different Latin American countries who currently practice medicine in our local community. Cambalache members played pick-up soccer on our campus for numerous years and as a result developed a love and commitment to our students and our community. Cambalache developed this scholarship to provide financial support to students at East Los Angeles College regardless of citizenship status. All ELAC DREAMers are highly encouraged to apply.

Criteria:

  • 2.0 GPA
  • ELAC Fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Essay regarding community service and educational goals
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Must be eligible for Financial Aid





XS_Thomas Silliman Memorial Scholarship for the Visual Arts

Thomas Silliman directed the Vincent Price gallery and was an ELAC professor for 48 years. The Tomas Silliman bequest to the college valued at over $1 million dollars includes support scholarships for outstanding art students attending the East Los Angeles College.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • ELAC fulltime student (taking 12 or more units at ELAC)
  • Completed 40 units or more
  • Study in the fields of studio art or art history
  • Transfer to a four-year institution (significant coursework in animation, graphic arts, studio arts, art history must be completed)
  • Two letters of recommendation from college faculty
  • A statement describing personal focus in visual art and career aspirations