This scholarship is for graduating or transferring students majoring in Social Sciences (including majors in: Anthropology, Chicano/Chicana Studies, Child Development & Educational Studies, early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, Latin-American Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, and Sociology). The student will provide an Essay that demonstrates interest in International Studies or Global Studies. The student must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or above. The selection will be made by Social Science Division and A. Lynne Negus.
This memorial scholarship is given in the name of John T. Walker, a long-time (1963-2011) Fullerton College Language and History Professor. Dr. Walker founded the North Orange County Community College District’s Study Abroad Program in 1985-6. The scholarship is for a Full-Time student(s), either continuing or graduating, with at least a 3.0 G.P.A. and will be distributed at the start of their Study Abroad Program.
Special consideration will be given to student(s) who, 1) study the language of the destination country while abroad, and/or 2) demonstrate their willingness to engage in activities of significant historical and cultural interest (as approved by instructor) while in the destination country, and/or 3) reside in a homestay during the program.
Selection of the Recipient(s) will be made by at least one family member (Walker or Wanden), the Study Abroad Program Coordinator, and the NOCCCD instructors in the specific Program.
This scholarship is for Full-Time students who have been accepted into the NOCCCD Study Abroad program, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Recipient(s) will be selected by the Study Abroad Coordinator and the Dean of Library.