General Scholarship Information
All applications for foundation sponsored scholarships must be submitted online before February for eligibility of the following Fall and Spring semesters. All Fullerton College students are encouraged to apply. However, most require common criteria.
- Attended Fullerton College as a full-time student (12 or more units)
- Maintained a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 - Osher Scholarships require a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A.
- Completed at least 24 units at Fullerton College
Recipients may be selected by the Fullerton College Foundation Scholarship Committee, a specific division, or by the scholarship donor.
- December – February : Apply Online
- February: Deadline for submitting applications
- April: The Scholarship Committee selects student recipients. FC divisions submit their list of awardees.
- Early May: Letters are sent out informing the students of their award status
- May- Foundation Scholarship Awards Banquet
- August: The first disbursement of the scholarship award is given
- January the Following Year: The second disbursement of the scholarship award is given.
Awards are typically disbursed in two payments: half in the fall, and upon successful completion of 12 units with a 3.00 G.P.A.,(Osher is 2.5) the remaining half in the spring.
To receive the first disbursement, students must complete a scholarship disbursement form (disbursement form must be picked up from the Foundation office), submit proof of registration for the Fall semester and submit a thank you letter to the donor. Processing time for checks is approximately two weeks.
To receive the second disbursement, students must show proof of successful completion of fall semester courses as well as proof of registration for the spring semester.
'Graduating Scholarship' recipients must graduate by August of the year of their award in order to receive their scholarship award. Unclaimed scholarships will be forfeited by the end of the academic year for which they were awarded.
Available Scholarships for the Arts
The Theatre Arts Department also offers merit based scholarships each spring to the Student Art Show winners in several different categories.
Terry & Karen Blackley Fine Arts Division Recruitment Fund
This scholarship can be used for recruitment in the Fine Arts and/or for the purpose of student scholarships. The fine arts division will determine the manner in which funds are disbursed.Ref #: 390-3032, 303-3032
Steven Mayo Echols
This scholarship is open to any student in The Fine Arts or Liberal Arts Division demonstrating unique artistic talent. They must have a 3.0 GPA or above.Ref #: 390-3094, 303-3094
Fine Arts Wirzbicki Scholarship
The Fine Arts Department will determine criteria.Ref #: 303-3135, 390-3135
Anita & Everette Farnsworth Theatre Arts Scholarship
his scholarship is to be awarded to a theatre arts major with outstanding integrity, seriousness of purpose, demonstrated financial need and a dedication to theatre. This scholarship is to be used to further the student's education and career development in the theatre. The selection will be by a committee of Theatre Arts staff appointed by the chairman of the Theatre Dept.Ref #: 390-3105, 303-3105, 590-2105, 503-2105
Bronwyn Dodson Memorial Award
Awards to be determined by the faculty of the Theatre Arts Department for one student majoring in Theatre Arts. The recipients must be students transitioning to their next level of education or training. They must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA. First consideration will be given to students who are poly talents or represent the most promising theatre students. The selection will be by a committee of Theatre Arts staff appointed by the chairman of the Theatre Dept.Ref #: 390-3085, 303-3085, 590-2085, 503-2085
Esther & Vernon Hatch Drama Scholarship
Eligibility goes to any sophomore majoring in drama or interpretive speech who will graduate from F.C. with a GPA of 2.5 or better, and continues towards a bachelor's degree in a four-year college or university the following year. Prime requisites for candidates shall be good character, a constructive attitude, and earnest application in college, financial need, and excellence in drama or interpretive speech productions. The selection will be by a committee of Theatre Arts staff appointed by the chairman of the Theatre Dept. The award may be divided.Ref #: 390-3170, 303-3170
Marvon Levine Scholarship
This award is for a graduating or continuing theatre arts major. Criteria includes outstanding achievement in theatre, promise in the entertainment industry and a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. The selection will be by a committee of Theatre Arts staff appointed by the chairman of the Theatre Dept.Ref #: 390-3232, 303-3232
Theatre Arts ADDISON GLINES/LEGENDS Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is for a continuing Theatre Arts student. The selection will be by a committee of Theatre Arts staff appointed by the chairman of the Theatre Dept.Ref #: 390-2037, 303-3037
Disclaimer: Data on this page was extracted on February 2020 and is subject to change. The data provided does not circumvent the data provided by the Fullerton College Foundation. Those interested in a procuring a scholarship or obtain details of an existing scholarship should visit the Fullerton College Foundation website for up to date criteria and timeframes.