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Scholarships 20
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Fellowship

The purpose of this fellowship is to provide support to LACC cinema and TV students who can demonstrate financial need. The award will be granted based on need and qualifications and will be awarded for the fall semester.

Minimum requirements:

 

  1. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a minimum of six (6) units in LACC Cinema/TV Department
  2. Candidates must have completed a minimum of 12 units of LACC Cinema/TV program prerequisites
  3. Candidates must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  4. Candidates will have demonstrated financial need based on current or projected income as compared to expenses during their enrollment
  5. Candidates must submit a one-page, typed essay that will describe their goals for their cinema or television career, what led them to choose cinema or television as their major, and their financial needs
  6. Candidates must include their LACC Student I. D. and Social Security* numbers (*except international students) to complete the application
  7. Candidates must include a copy of their unofficial transcripts, current registration, and two current letters of recommendation from LACC Cinema/TV faculty members with their applications
  8. Student must submit either the Expected Family Contribution Form from the FAFSA or the award letter from LACC’s Financial Aid Office
  9. Candidate applications will be reviewed by the LACCF Scholarship Committee and the finalists reviewed by the Foundation Executive Director before the final selection is made



Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation Guardian Scholars Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship was created by the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation and is available to any LACC student who is a member in good standing of the Guardian Scholars Program for current or former foster youth with  financial need as evidenced by his/her FAFSA EFC form or by his/her award letter from LACC Financial Aid
 

Minimum requirements:

  1. Must be a full-time student (9 units minimum) at LACC and between the ages of 16 to 24

  2. Must have completed a minimum of 6 semester units toward their educational goal (vocational certificate, AA degree or transfer) at LACC or comparable institution

  3. Must be a member in good standing of the LACC Guardian Scholars Program

  4. Must have at least 2.0 GPA

  5. Demonstrate financial need by attaching either the FAFSA EFC form or award letter from LACC Financial Aid

  6. Must meet with an academic advisor and be recommended by the GSP Program Director and Assistant Program Director




Carter V. Rabinoff Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Electronics or in any STEM related area. Student must declare his/her major as Electronics or as Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Mathematics or Physics. Student must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and have two (2) recommendation letters from any of the STEM disciplines faculty at LACC.


Community Justice Foundation Veterans Scholarship

The purpose of this award is to provide support to any veteran student who can demonstrate financial need

Minimum requirements:
 
1.     Must be a CA Resident
2.     Must have at least 2.0 GPA
3.     Must be a veteran student (9 units minimum for spring)
4.     Must have verified veteran status. Application must include a copy of the DD214 member #4 with Honorable Discharge status
5.     Degree-applicable units may not exceed 75
 
An unofficial transcript, a copy of the current registration, and a copy of the Financial Aid award letter must be uploaded to the application


Edward J. Lawler Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship is designed to support low income high school students who enroll at Los Angeles City College for a minimum of one year in order to graduate and/or transfer to a four-year college or university. Candidates must be a graduate of Central High School (Los Angeles, CA). The high school recipient of this scholarship will receive a $500.00 general scholarship plus $350 (voucher) for textbooks after he/she submits proof of enrollment to the LACC Foundation. (spring 2020)


Emeriti Association Scholarship

This scholarship is to support a continuing student in meeting his/her college expenses.

3.0 GPA
no more than 60 units completed at LACC
full-time student (12 units minimum)
two letters of recommendation from faculty


Jeanne and Lew X. Lansworth Scholarship - Fall

The scholarship award must be given to a Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy major. Financial need must be a major condition of the scholarship or award with the requirement that it be for outstanding work and for sincere application of effort.


Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Scholarship

This scholarship will be used to support the education of LACC students who are economically disadvantaged but have potential for academic and career success.

3.0 Minimum GPA
Full-Time Student (12 Units Minimum) at LACC
No more than 75 units completed at LACC
One letter of recommendation (LACC Faculty member)

 


Margaret Tew Christy Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship shall be awarded to LACC students who meet the following criteria:

- Must be majoring in one of the Business Administration disciplines and college transcript must show satisfactory progress in completing the requirements of that major.
- Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
- Must have completed at least 25 units at LACC within the last three (3) years
- Must have completed and/or be presently enrolled in at least 12 units of Business Administration Department courses
- Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units at LACC
- Must demostrate financial need
- Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
 


Marta K. Ruano & Sterling C. Franklin Endowed Scholarship - Fall

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Marta K. Ruano for her rise from poverty in Guatemala and success in America and to provide a scholarship award each year to one or more Guardian Scholar students at LACC. Preference will be given to a woman student, a student of Guatemalan heritage, or to a student who supports women students or students of Guatemalan heritage.


Mennes Theatre Academy Scholarship - Fall

Purpose:  The purpose of this fellowship is to provide support to LACC Theatre Academy students who can demonstrate financial need. The award will be granted based on need and talent in any one or more of the theater disciplines and will be awarded for the fall semester. 

Criteria to Apply:

  1. Candidates must be approved student members of the LACC Theatre Academy
  2. Candidates must demonstrate financial need:
    1. Candidates must submit either the Expected Family Contribution Form from the FAFSA or the award letter from LACC’s Financial Aid Office
  3. Candidates must submit a one-page, typed essay describing their financial need, career goals and what led them to choose theatre as their major
  4. Candidates must include their LACC Student ID and Social Security numbers to complete the application
  5. Candidates must include a copy of their unofficial transcripts and current registration

Requirements: Students must secure a Theatre Academy faculty endorsement and a signature from the Department Chair Signature. In addition, candidates must submit a color passport-sized photo and signed statement, “My photograph may be used for reproduction.”




Moon Collins Ealy Vega Scholarship - Fall

Purpose: To assist students in the Social Science Department complete their educations.

Criteria for Applying:

  1. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  2. Full-time student at LACC (minimum 12 units)
  3. Must be a Social Science major
  4. Completion of not more than 90 units
  5. Transferring to a four-year university or college
  6. Faculty & community letters of recommendation

Requirements: An unofficial transcript and a copy of current registration must be attached to this application, plus all entries must be completed. Candidates must submit a one-page, typed self-profile (approximately 500 words) that includes educational and career goals and attach a color passport-sized photo and signed statement, “My photograph may be used for reproduction”.  Candidates must also provide letters of reference from two (2) faculty members and one (1) letter of recommendation from a community organization.




Morgan-Strauss Nursing Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship is intended for nursing students. The student’s academic performance is one of the considerations for this scholarship. Financial need is also a priority. Priority shall be given based upon academic achievement and promise. The scholarship award should be used to cover tuition, lab fees, books, uniforms, tools and other equipment required by nursing department.


Applicant must be a Nursing Major, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, be a half-time or full-time student at LACC (minimum 6 units per semester), transfer student and submit  a 100 word description of candidate’s interest and goals in nursing.
 


Nick Beck Journalism Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship is intended for a staff member or editor of the LACC Collegian. The staff member or editor must be an LACC Student who intends to pursue a career in Journalism.

Minimum requirements:
 
1.     Must have at least 3.0 GPA
2.     Must be enrolled in 6 units minimum at LACC
3.     Journalism Major
4.     One letter of recommendation from Journalism Faculty
5.     Essay Required - (350 words minimum) about the responsibility of a Journalist.


Osher Scholars - Fall Only

Purpose: Bernard Osher created this award to be distributed through the California Community Colleges Foundation to students with the greatest financial need. Priority is given to students with the greatest need, as determined by the individual community colleges. As long as an applicant is making satisfactory progress toward a degree, the applicant’s academic performance will not be considered by the selection committee. The award should be used to cover lab fees, books, uniforms, tools, and other equipment required by a student’s course of study.

Criteria for Applying: 

  • 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 least half-time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Student must have received a CCC Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver
  • LACCF may choose to prorate based on units per term. Suggested prorated award amounts follow:
    • Full-time (12 or more units per term) = up to $600 per semester (or $1,200 cumulative)
    • Three-quarter-time (9-11.99 units per term) = up to $450 per semester (or $900 cumulative)
    • Half-time (6 – 8.99 units per term) = up to $300 per semester (or $600 cumulative)
  • Applicants must attach:
    • A copy of their unofficial transcript and a copy of the class schedule approved by the Admissions & Records Office.
    • A copy of their Board of Governors Fee Waiver
    • Student must submit either the Expected Family Contribution Form from the FAFSA or the award letter from LACC’s Financial Aid Office



Renee D. Martinez Legacy Endowment Fund - STEM

This award is intended to support under represented students pursuing degrees in the following STEM areas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Mathematics, Biology, Astronomy, Geology and Physics.


Rosemary Lawler Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship is designed to support low income high school students who enroll at Los Angeles City College for a minimum of one year in order to graduate and/or transfer to a four-year college or university. Candidates must be a graduate of Central High School (Los Angeles, CA). The high school recipient of this scholarship will receive a $500.00 general scholarship plus $350 (voucher) for textbooks after he/she submits proof of enrollment to the LACC Foundation. (spring 2020)


The Guardian Scholars Achievement Award - Fall

This award is to provide financial assistance to LACC students who are current or former foster youth and are part of the Guardian Scholars Program; and have demonstrated some form of campus leadership, a commitment to helping others, and community or civic involvement.


Wells Fargo Scholar - Fall Only

Purpose: This scholarship was funded by an endowment from the Wells Fargo Foundation to provide support for exceptional students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and involvement in the school and/or community.
Criteria for Applying:

  1. Must be a current full-time student at LACC (12 units minimum)
  2. Must have completed a minimum of 24 degree-applicable units and no more than 75 degree-applicable units at LACC
  3. Must have a GPA of 3.5 or above
  4. Must be a student who is preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university
  5. Must be CA Resident
  6. Demonstrated leadership and involvement in the school and/or community
  7. Student must have received a CCC Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver
  8. LACCF may choose to prorate based on units per term. Suggested prorated award amounts follow:
    1. Full-time (12 or more units per term) = up to $600 per semester (or $1,200 cumulative)
    2. Three-quarter-time (9-11.99 units per term) = up to $450 per semester (or $900 cumulative)
    3. Half-time (6 – 8.99 units per term) = up to $300 per semester (or $600 cumulative)
 
Applicants must attach:
 
  1. A copy of their Board of Governors Fee Waiver
  2. A copy of their unofficial transcript and registration receipt.
  3. Student must submit either the Expected Family Contribution Form from the FAFSA or the award letter from LACC’s Financial Aid Office

Requirements: Candidates must complete a self-profile essay indicating background,   interests, goals, and need for a scholarship. Students must demonstrate a commitment to transferring to a four-year college or university. Candidates must provide letters of recommendation from two (2) faculty members associated with the applicant's major and proof of school or community involvement. In addition, candidates must submit a color passport-sized photo and signed statement, “My photograph may be used for reproduction.”




William K. McConnell, Jr. Scholarship - Fall

This scholarship is for general academic financial assistance to a LACC student in need.

Scholarship Requirements:

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Full-time student at LACC (12 units minimum)
Essay is required