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Adelson Educational Fund

Adelson Educational Fund is given through the California Community College Foundation Scholarship.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Minimum semester units completed of 12
  • Currently enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.6 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One page essay to address “How do you see Los Angeles Pierce College helping you achieve your career goals?”





AT&T Believe Scholarship Trade Tech

Trade Tech AT&T Believe scholarships.




AT&T Food Insecurities Scholarship- East

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


Bernard Osher Scholarship- Southwest

Eligibility and Selection of Osher Scholars 
To be considered for a CCCSE Osher Scholarship, you must go through the application process at your individual college. Students with financial need will receive top priority for scholarships. Criteria may differ between colleges, but general requirements include that you:
  • Have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time you receive your distribution. Transfer units from another college may be included in this determination as long as they have been determined to meet your college’s requirements for degree applicable coursework. 
  • Are enrolled at least half time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active. 
  • Are a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver) recipient.
In addition, the following requirements are necessary for an Osher Scholar to remain in good standing: 

Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at all times, according to your college’s policy. 
Maintain at least half time enrollment status (6 units or more) to qualify for initial and all subsequent payments.
While you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible, academic performance, such as grades or test scores, is not a selection criteria itself.

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO CURRENT LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE STUDENTS*




Bernard Osher Scholarship- West

Eligibility and Selection of Osher Scholars 
Students with financial need will receive top priority for scholarships. Criteria may differ between colleges, but general requirements include that you:
  • Have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time you receive your distribution. Transfer units from another college may be included in this determination as long as they have been determined to meet your college’s requirements for degree applicable coursework. 
  • Are enrolled at least half time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active. 
  • Are a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver) recipient.
In addition, the following requirements are necessary for an Osher Scholar to remain in good standing: 

Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at all times, minimum 2.0 GPA. 
Maintain at least half time enrollment status (6 units or more) to qualify for initial and all subsequent payments.
While you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible, academic performance, such as grades or test scores, is not a selection criteria itself.

*Only available to West Los Angeles College students.*




Citibank Food Insecurities Scholarship CITY College

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


Citibank Food Insecurities Scholarship MISSION

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


Citibank Food Insecurities Scholarship PIERCE

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


Citibank Food Insecurities Scholarship SOUTHWEST

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


Citibank Food Insecurities Scholarship TRADE-TECH

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus evaluates applications and makes recomendations for the award.




Colton/Field Social Justice Scholarship

To be eligible for this $500 scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Active student (part-time or full-time) for the Spring 2021 semester
Enrolled at Pierce
Completed minimum of 24 units
minimum GPA 3.0
Preferred
Career goals should be in helping professions including health care, education, social services, or law enforcement
Evidence of campus or community involvement


COVID-19 Nursing Grant - East

This grant application is for Los Angeles Southwest College Nursing students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs due to COVID-19 that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees. 




COVID-19 Nursing Grant - Harbor

This grant application is for Los Angeles Harbor College Nursing students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs due to COVID-19 that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees. 




COVID-19 Nursing Grant - Pierce

This grant application is for Los Angeles Pierce College Nursing students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs due to COVID-19 that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees. 




COVID-19 Nursing Grant - Southwest

This grant application is for Los Angeles Southwest College Nursing students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs due to COVID-19 that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees. 


COVID-19 Nursing Grant - Trade Tech

This grant application is for Los Angeles Southwest College Nursing students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs due to COVID-19 that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees. 




COVID-19 Respiratory Therapy Scholarship ELAC

The First Response Fund was established under the Campaign for Relief and Recovery through the California Community Colleges to support students, families, and communities affected by COVID-19.The fund’s dual purpose is to help students who are facing adverse financial impacts of COVID-19 with theirability to stay enrolled and complete their CCC education and to address California’s pressing need to advance students in specific fields into the healthcare system.


Edison STEM Scholarship - Southwest

Realize your big dreams in STEM with a scholarship from Southern California Edison.

To be considered for the Edison STEM scholarship you must meet the following minimum requirements.
 
  • Current student at either West Los Angeles College or Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Enrolled in a one of the following STEM majors: 
Business
  • Management Information Systems
 
Computer and Information Services
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
 
Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Communication
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Nano Engineering
 
Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
 
  Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Surveying Technology
  • Telecommunication Technology
 
Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Resources and Conservation
  • Wildlife and Wilderness Management
 
Physical Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Comprehensive Science
 
 





Edison STEM Scholarship - West

Realize your big dreams in STEM with a scholarship from Southern California Edison.

To be considered for the Edison STEM scholarship you must meet the following minimum requirements.
 
  • Current student at either West Los Angeles College or Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Enrolled in one of the STEM specific major:
Business
  • Management Information Systems
 
Computer and Information Services
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
 
Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Communication
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Nano Engineering
 
Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
 
  Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Surveying Technology
  • Telecommunication Technology
 
Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Resources and Conservation
  • Wildlife and Wilderness Management
 
Physical Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Comprehensive Science
 
 





Emergency Laptop Scholarship (LACCD)

Complete this appliation if you are in need of a laptop to continue your studies.




Food Insecurities Scholarship - LACCD

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. The Food Insecurity commitee will review application and select award recipients.




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- City

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will evaluate applications.


General Emergency Fund Scholarship- East

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


General Emergency Fund Scholarship- Harbor

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each LACCD College will evaluate applicants.




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- Mission

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- Pierce

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each LACCD College will evalute applications.




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- Southwest

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus evaluatge applications.




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- Valley

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will evaluate the applications.




General Emergency Fund Scholarship- West

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




Gerald Fecht Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist academic minded students to help them fulfill their vocational interest.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Major in Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum semester units of 12
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals.





Gold's Inspiration Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist students who have had significant life challenges (struggled with alcoholism/substance abuse and are in recovery) yet recovered from such.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must have completed two 6 unit consecutive semesters or one semester of 12 units
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 3.0 or higher
  • One-page minimum essay describing what it was like while you were in addiction and what is like now that you are in recovery.  What is your motivation to continue your education?  Also briefly state what your educational plans are for the future.





Grady Talbot Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist veterans who are career minded and is available to students who have served  in active duty.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a veteran
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.0 or higher
  • Must have recently completed two (s) consecutive semesters at Los Angeles Pierce College of at least six (6) units each semester
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals





Hotspot - Foundation for the Los Angeles Community Colleges

This scholarship provides a mobile internet hotspot with 3 months of unlimited data. The device is provided through a partnership with human I-T. Funding is provided by Elizabeth Sampson, Kathy Van Ness and The California Emerging Technology Fund.
 


James L. Lega Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist veterans who are career minded and is available to students who have served  in active duty.


John Gallo Scholarship

This scholarship has been created in honor of John Gallo, who was a professor of Photography at LA Pierce College, and is intended to award scholarship fund to students who are currently enrolled in photography courses and meet the necessary requirements.




Ken Weiser Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
  • Major in Math, Engineering, or Arts
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be involved in the community
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship, your goals and accomplishments, and your educational plans for the future.





Krost CPAs/KBKG Umoja Scholars Scholarship Fund


The scholarship is for students who are actively and objectively pursuing the AA Degree, in one of the following disciplines:
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

The candidate should be able to express the specific need for support, interest in a career with an organization or business similar to Krost CPAs/KBKG, and be amenable to engaging with the firm directly, having joint follow-up conversations with Pierce/Umoja and managers/HR of Krost CPAs/KBKG that might be assigned to serve in a mentor-mentee context.

The candiate should be interested in/available for internships and mentorships.

Krost CPAs/KBKG Umoja Scholars Scholarship Fund:  $5,000 per eligible student.  There will be a total of three (3) LA Pierce Umoja Scholarships per academic year.





LA Pierce College CARES Emergency Fund

This application is for the LA Pierce College CARES Emergency Fund and this fund seeks to provide immediate financial assistance of up to $1,000 (annual maximum) for studens who encounter temporary financial hardship due to unforeseen/unexpected/urgent events related to COVID-19.

To be eligible for the CARES Emergency Fund, applicants must:
  • Be enrolled at LA Pierce College for the fall 2020 semester.
  • Experiencing unexpected financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.  Must provide documentation of financial hardship.





Larry Horn Memorial Scholarship

Presented by Lois Horn, Alison Horn, and Dr. Melanie Horn-Mallers.  The Larry Horn Memorial Scholarship is funded by the family and friends of Dr. Larry Horn to honor his memory and legacy as a professor at Los Angeles Pierce College.  Dr. Horn believed that all students deserve a second chance through education.  The scholarship is to help students who have overcome challenges or barriers in their personal lives and who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering their career goals.  




Marilyn and Stewart Robb Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a Political Science major
  • Must have taken (or be currently enrolled) in a minimum of one Political Science course at LA Pierce College
  • One-page minimum single-spaced essay entitled “What does the insurrection of January 6, 2021 say about the future of democracy in the United States?”
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Los Angeles Pierce College faculty member
  • Unofficial college transcript(s)





Miriam Thorin Scholarship

This scholarship is to promote and encourage creativity in the visual arts. 

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Enrolled full-time (12 or more units)
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Recommendation letter from at least two faculty from the Art Department





Nursing NCLEX Grant - City

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - East

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Harbor

The  Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Pierce

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Southwest

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Trade Tech

The  Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Valley

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to preare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing Persistence Grant - Trade Tech

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Vicky Chang.


Nursing Persistence Grant - Valley

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus


Nursing Persistence Grant - City

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.


Nursing Persistence Grant - East

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Ann and Robert Ronus.




Nursing Persistence Grant - Harbor

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.
 




Nursing Persistence Grant - Pierce

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Vicky Chang and Ling Yen Mountain Temple.




Nursing Persistence Grant - Southwest

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.




Pierce College Counseling Department Financial Assistance Scholarship

This scholarship aims to assist LA Pierce College students who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

$256 each awarded to 4 students




Promise Emergency Fund Scholarship - City

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




Promise Emergency Fund Scholarship - East

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




Promise Emergency Fund Scholarship - Harbor

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




Promise Emergency Fund Scholarship - West

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




Reseda Women's Club

Three scholarships are available: 
  • Two $500 scholarships for students who have earned between 15 and 30 units. 
  • One $1,000 scholarship to a student who is graduating at the end of spring 2020, will be transferring to a four-year college or university, and will be a continuing students in a Science area.
The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be currently enrolled at Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Major in one of the following science areas:  Life Science, Physical Science, or Animal Science
  • One page essay describing your short and long-term educational goals, financial need, and why you have selected the specific area of science to major in.
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.5 or higher





Robert R. Sprague Scholarship - Trade Tech

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation, a donor advised fund at the California Community Foundation, has committed $10,000 to award scholarships of $2,000 each to 5 students at Trade Tech College. The scholarships are for students who are pursuing majors in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) related fields. 
 




Robert R. Sprague Scholarship - West

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation, a donor advised fund at the California Community Foundation, has committed $10,000 to award scholarships of $2,000 each to 5 students at West L.A. College. The scholarships are for students who are pursuing majors in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) related fields. 
 




Ronus Nursing Success Grant

The Ronus Nursing Success Grant was established to assist nursing graduates from the Los Angeles Community College District who passed the NCLEX Exam as they begin their careers. 




Single Parent Journey Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support single parents in their academic journey.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a single parent
  • Currently enrolled at Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Recommendation letter from a Los Angeles Pierce College faculty member
  • One page essay describing your educational journey as a single parent, future goals, and what this scholarship will mean for you and your family





Spanish American Institute (SAI) Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who are residents of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo and who identify themselves with the Latino culture, or support/advocate for those of Latino descent.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • One-page essay describing your background, interests, goals and why you are applying for this scholarship.  Also indicate how you identify with the Latino culture or the way you support and advocate for those of Latino descent.
  • You must be willing to interact with SAI and grant permission to publish award ceremony photos on SAI website.





Trade Tech DRC COVID Relief Grant

The Foundation for the Los Angeles Community Colleges to help to alleviate financial hurdles for undocumented students.This grant may cover educational fees and basic needs due to COVID 19.  Emergency grants do not have to be paid back. Students are awarded based on evaluation of the application by a committee.  


West Hills Auxiliary Medical Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist currently enrolled students who upon graduation are planning to transfer to a four-year university.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.5 or higher
  • Minimum semester units of 12
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals