Coalinga Scholarships

Scholarship Applications

President's Scholars Application 2016-2017

West Hills College Scholarship Application 2016-2017

Coalinga Scholarships

 

The scholarships listed below are available to West Hills College Coalinga students.  The criteria for each scholarship is listed.  All scholarships are awarded on a two semester basis with one half being paid on the first day of each semester upon verification of enrollment.

 

ASB Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $200 for a transfer student only

Two annual scholarships in the amount of $100

 

Coalinga Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Five annual scholarships in the amount of $250 each

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be continuing and have completed two semesters or intend to continue collegiate education
  • Business Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

CSEA Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled 12+ units or 6+ units at WHC Coalinga
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Only classified employees (CSEA members) and their family (children, grandchildren) are eligible

 

Barbara Devine Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be a graduate of Coalinga High School, Faith Christian Academy or Pleasant Valley Day school

 

Farm of the Future Scholarship

Students are selected by the Farm of the Future

Five annual scholarships in the amount of $500 - $1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be enrolled in WHC Coalinga Precision Ag program or be an Ag major
  • Student must complete FASFA
  • Student must submit a letter of recommendation from program instructor at WHC Coalinga Farm of the Future
  • Precision Ag or Ag Major
  • Minimum GPA 2.5

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $250 (Book Voucher ONLY)

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be continuing second year
  • Student must submit a letter of recommendation from the WHC Coalinga Athletic Director

 

Forth Family Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Social Science or English Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Preference given to student athletes, student body officers, club activities and WHC District high school graduates

 

Marlon Hall Jr. Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must have attended an accredited high school in the United States for a minimum of one year (excluding California) prior to attending WHC Coalinga
  • When applying, student must be full time WHC Coalinga freshman who will receive their first scholarship payment to be applied to their first semester of their second year as a full time registered student at WHC Coalinga
  • Minimum GPA 2.7 during the first year at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be a documented participant in one or more of the following student activities: intercollegiate athletics, student government, WHC Coalinga organized student club

 

Ann Harris Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Preferred theater or performing arts, film, fine arts, hotel/restaurant, culinary or any major in the entertainment oriented industry
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

International Students Scholarship

Two annual scholarships in the amount of $250

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be continuing community college at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must write an essay describing why they decided to study in the United States and WHC Coalinga
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

Edna L. and Nick Ivans Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $300

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Preferred Women in Business or Science Major
  • Students must intend to continue collegiate education in Business or Science or a person involved with or supportive of issues involving women majoring in Business or Science

 

J.D. Johnson Memorial Rodeo Scholarship

Students are selected by the Rodeo Boosters

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500 - $1,000

  • Student must be full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be entering freshman or returning student
  • Student must be pursuing their associate degree and/or enrolled in a vocational program
  • Student must be active in WHC Coalinga Rodeo program
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

Robert & Collette Keller Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 (Book or Tuition Voucher ONLY)

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education or vocational
  • Minimum GPA  3.5
  • First Priority goes to family members of Keller Auto Center employees
  • Second priority goes to those with a family member working in the automotive industry

 

Mouren Family Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Students must be continuing community college
  • Priority given to qualified applicants with family members working in the Mouren Farming Enterprises including Bill Mouren Enterprises, William J. Mouren Farming, Coalinga Feed Yard Inc., Mouren Family Farms and Anderson Orchards

 

Henry Mayo Newhall Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be entering freshman or current freshman
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Preference to students concentrating on Ag and Ag related studies who are from Firebaugh, Merced, Santa Maria , or King City

 

Norine Oliver Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Education, Political Science, History or Social Science Majors
  • Minimum GPA 2.5

 

Stephen Orradre Memorial Scholarship

Two annual scholarships in the amount of $250 to $500

1)

  • One scholarship for continuing student in the amount of $250
  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Ag or pre-veterinary Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

2)

  • One scholarship for a transfer student in the amount of $500
  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Ag or pre-veterinary Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

Bernard Osher Scholarship

Up to 16 scholarships in amounts of up to $1,000

  • Students must have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement
  • Students must be enrolled in at least six or more units at WHC during all terms in which the award remains active
  • Students must receive a CCC Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver
  • Awards will be adjusted on enrollment status and determined as follows:
    • Full time (12+ units per term) = up to $500/semester
    • Three quarter time (9 – 11.9 units per term) = up to $375/semester
    • Half time (6 – 8.99 units per term) = up to $250/semester
  • Students must apply for the scholarship a second year

 

Hang T. Phan Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $250

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Chemistry or Science Major
  • Minimum GPA 2.5

 

Phyllis Roberts Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must have a declared major
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Student must not have more than 24 units at any other college or university

 

J and R Rodriguez Enterprises Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Preferred Liberal Studies Major
  • Minimum GPA 2.5

 

Sawyers Memorial Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Education major preferred

 

Bob Viets Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of 1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be enrolled in at 6+ units of Ag or Ag related course study each semester
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Student must have attended an accredited high school in the United States for a minimum of one year
  • Preference given to students whose parent is currently (or within the last 6 months) has been employed in the ag/ranching industry in California

 

Watts Family Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $300

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Child Development Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

West Hills College Faculty Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled 12+ units at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be incoming Freshman ONLY
  • Preferred applicant to be an immediate family member of a WHCCD employee

 

West Hills College Rodeo Boosters Scholarship

Students are selected by WHC Coalinga Rodeo Booster Club

A number of annual scholarships up to the amount of $3,000 each

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must be academically eligible for college rodeo
  • Student eligible for up to a maximum of four semesters
  • Student must be enrolled in the WHC Rodeo program each semester and be a member of or eligible to be a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
  • Application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation for this specific scholarship by the WHC Rodeo program director, who will also recommend an award amount to be given

 

Woodson Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $150

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at WHC Coalinga
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education
  • Science Major preferred
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

The scholarships listed below are available at any West Hills College location.

The criteria for each scholarship is listed.  All scholarships are awarded on a two semester basis with one half being paid on the first day of each semester upon verification of enrollment.

 

Angela S. Arteaga Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled in 6+ units at an WHC Location
  • Student must be entering freshman, continuing community college or transfer to continue collegiate education
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

Wakefield Everett Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $100

  • Student must be enrolled at any WHC location
  • Humanities major
  • Student must intend to continue collegiate education in Humanities
  • Student must be graduating that academic year
  • Minimum GPA 3.75

 

Ed Marco Veterans Scholarship

Three annual scholarships in the amount of $1,200 each

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at any WHC location
  • First priority to entering freshman
  • Second priority to continuing community college student
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Student must meet financial need
  • Student must complete FASFA application
  • Student must provide documentation of military service of at least 4 years
  • Student must not qualify or be eligible for GI benefits
  • Scholarship does not apply to Active Duty service members

 

Teresa Anne Mendes Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at any WHC location
  • Student must be a graduate from Riverdale High School
  • Student must be entering freshman and planning to continue collegiate education
  • Minimum GPA 3.2

 

Padilla Family Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $300

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at any WHC location
  • Priority given to Avenal High School graduates
  • Student must be entering freshman, continuing at WHC, or planning to continue collegiate education
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

 

RCO Ag Credit Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000

  • Student must be enrolled full time (15+ units) or part time (6+ units) at any WHC location
  • Student must be entering freshman, continuing at WHC,  planning to continue collegiate education or vocational program
  • Student must be enrolled in an agriculture program

 

Jack and Bernice Woolf Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Students must be enrolled full time (15+ units) at any WHC location
  • Student must be continuing at WHC, or planning to continue collegiate education or vocational program
  • Ag Science & Technology Major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Preference given to student athletes, student body officers, club activities and WHC district high school graduates