Coalinga Scholarships

Scholarship Applications

President's Scholarship Application 2014-2015

WHCC General Scholarship Application_2014-2015

 

Coalinga Scholarships

*Scholarship distributions are done over a two semester period with one-half being paid on the first day of each semester

Bernard Osher Scholarship

Up to 16 annual 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
  • Student must be enrolled at in six or more units at West Hills College during all terms in which the award remains active
  • Student must receive a CCC Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver
  • Awards will be adjusted on enrolled status and determined as follows:
    • Full-time(12 or more units per term) = up to $500/ semester
    • Three-quarter-time (9-11.99 units per term)= up to $375/ semester
    • Half-time (6-8.99 units per term)= up to $250/semester
  • Students may apply for the scholarship for a second year

Barbara Devine Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Scholarship to be given to a Coalinga High, Faith Christian or Pleasant Valley Day student

Farm of the Future Scholarship

Up to eight annual scholarships in the amount of $500-$1,000 each

  • Students must maintain 12+ units
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Student must be enrolled in WHC Precision Ag Program or be an Ag major

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

One annual book scholarship in the amount of $250

  • Any major
  • Student must be registered  in 12+ units at WHCC
  • Student must include a letter of recommendation from the WHCC Athletic Director

Forth Family Endowed Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12+ units) at WHCC

  • Minimum GPA 3.5

  • Student must be planning to transfer to four-year college or university

  • Preference given to: 1) student athletes 2) student body officers 3) active club participant 4) graduates of WHCC District high schools

Larry Gage Memorial Scholarship (recipient is selected by Firebaugh Rotary Club)

One scholarship of $1,000 for a second year NDC student with a possible second year renewal upon transfer to a four-year collegeGiven in memory of Larry Gage, a Firebaugh Rotarian, farmer and a 20-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol.

  • Student selected by Firebaugh Rotary Club
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA at WHC (attending North District Center, Firebaugh)
  • Community involvement with at least 10 hours for Rotary Club and 20 hours for a non-profit organization (must be verified by club presidents/supervisors)

J.D. Johnson Rodeo Memorial Scholarship

One to six annual scholarships in the amounts of $500-$3,000.  Scholarship recipient selection is done by the Rodeo Boosters Club.

  • Students must be enrolled full time (12+ units)
  • Scholarship is for vocational and /or associate degree students
  • Students must be entering freshman
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 required
  • Student must be active in the WHCC Rodeo Program

J and R Rodriquez Enterprises Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Student must be enrolled in 12+ WHC units
  • Scholarship is awarded to university bound students
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required
  • Liberal studies major preferred

Marlon Hall Jr. Scholarships

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Applicant must have attended an accredited high school in the United States for a minimum of one-year, excluding California, prior to attending West Hills College
  • When applying, be a full-time WHC freshman
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA
  • Be a documented participant in one or more of the following student activities:
    • intercollegiate athletics
    • student government (ASB)
    • WHC Coalinga organized student clubs
    • Financial need based

Norine Oliver Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Students must be registered  in 12+ WHCC units
  • Scholarships will be awarded to university bound students only
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 required
  • Student must be majoring in one of the following: education, political science, history or social science
  • Prefer need based

Hang T. Phan Memorial Scholarship

One renewable scholarship in the amount of $250

  • Student must be registered in 12+ units at WHCC
  • Student must be a chemistry or science major
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

Phyllis Roberts Endowed Scholarship

One scholarship award per year in the amount of $500. International students are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Student must have a declared major
  • Student must be registered in 12+  WHCC degree applicable units
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Student must not have more than 24 units at any other college or university

Rodeo Boosters Scholarship

To support a number of scholarships up to the amount of $3,000 per scholarship.  Student must be academically eligible for college rodeo. Scholarship recipient selection is done by the Rodeo Boosters Club.

  • Student is eligible up to maximum of four semesters of school support from this scholarship
  • Student must be registered in 12+ academic units
  • Student must be enrolled in WHC rodeo program classes each semester and be a member of or eligible to be a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association

Conditions

  • 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
  • This scholarship is non-transferable to another college/ university

 

Sawyers Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1000

  • Student must be registered in 12+ units
  • Scholarship is for university-bound students only
  • Continuing or transfer students only (to a four year college)
  • Education majors preferred

 

West Hills College Faculty Scholarship

One scholarship in the amount of $500

  • Must be incoming freshman or current registered student
  • Preferred applicant to be an immediate family member of a WHCCD employee

Wakefield Everett Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $100

  • Minimum GPA 3.75 is required
  • Students must intend to continue collegiate education in Humanities
  • Student must be graduating that academic year

Nick and Edna Ivans Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $250 open to WHCC students.

  • Student must be enrolled in 12+ units
  • Scholarship must be awarded to university bound students only
  • Student must be a continuing or transfer student only (to a four year college)
  • Student must be majoring in business or science

Teresa Anne Mendes Memorial

One annual scholarship in the amount of $1000.  Must be a Riverdale High School student planning to attend any WHC location

  • Student must be enrolled full-time (12+ units)
  • Student must be an entering freshman from Riverdale High School
  • Student must have a GPA of 3.2

Padilla Family Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $300 open to students at any WHCCD location

  • Student must be enrolled in 12+ WHC units
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 is required
  • Avenal High School graduate perferred

Robert and Collette Keller Book Voucher Scholarship

One annual book voucher scholarship in the amount of $250

  • Student must be registered in 12+ units
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required
  • Preference given to students with ties to the automotive industry

Watts Family Scholarship

Two annual scholarships in the amount of $300 (open to students at all WHCCD locations)

  • Student must be enrolled in 12+ WHC units
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required
  • Scholarship is for university bound student only
  • Child Development major

Woodson Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship in the amount of $150 (open to students at all WHCCD locations)

  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Science major
  • Students must be registered in 12+ WHC units

Stephen Orradre Scholarship

Two annual scholarships--one paid to a continuing student in the amount of $250 and one to a transfer student in the amount of $500

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required
  • Agriculture or pre-veterinary major
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units

Bob Viets Agricultural Studies Endowed Scholarship

One scholarship per year in the amount of $1,000

  • Enrolled in 12 or more units at WHCC
  • A minimum of six units each semester must be agriculture or ag-related courses
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Have attended an accredited high school in the U.S. for a minimum of one year
  • Preference given to students demonstrating financial need
  • Preference given to students whose parent or legal guardian is currently (or within the six months prior to application) has been employed in the agriculture/ranching industry in California
  • Scholarship is renewable but limited to a maximum of four semesters
  • This scholarship is non-transferable to another institution

Ann Harris Scholarship

One scholarship per year in the amount of $250

  • Must be enrolled in 12 or more units at WHCC
  • Must be a Theatre Arts major

ASB Scholarship

Three scholarships per year-- one to a transferring student in the amount of $200, two in the amount of $100 to continuing students

Coalinga Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Up to four scholarships per year in the amount of $250 each

  • Continuing or transferring student
  • Minumum GPA 3.0
  • Must be seeking a business degree

CSEA Scholarship

  • A scholarship(s) funded by this chapter shall be available to members, former members, their children or grandchildren.
  • The number of scholarships awarded each year shall be determined be an ad hoc scholarship committee. The amount of the scholarship(s) shall be $500.00 per year per student awarded.
  • The award(s) will be available only upon registration to West Hills College, or another accredited college or univerisity, as at least a half-time student. and in the amount of $250.00 for the fall semester and $250.00 for the spring semester.

 

International Student Scholarship

Two scholarships per year in the amount of $250 each

  • For continuing international students who are attending WHCC
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Include a letter about why the student wants to continue as an international student at WHCC

Ed Marco Veteran's Scholarship

Three scholarships per year in the amount of $1,200 each

  • Student must be enrolled in 12 or more units at any WHC campus
  • Continuing community college student
  • Entering freshman 1st priority / Continuing student 2nd priority
  • Minimun 2.5 GPA
  • 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

Angela S. Arteaga Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships per year in the amount of $250 each

  • Student must be enrolled in 12 or more units at any WHC campus
  • Continuing community college student, entering freshman or transfer students
  • Minimun 2.5 GPA