This scholarship is for a Fullerton College student currently taking at least 6 units, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and has no financial needs. The recipient must meet one of the following criteria: currently enrolled in (in good standing) a Fullerton College creative writing class; previously completed a Fullerton College creative writing class with a C or better; actively involved in LiveWire or a similar Humanities Division publication; OR actively involved in some aspect of the Fullerton College creative writing community. As part of his/her involvement in the above class, publication, or community, the recipient will have demonstrated service or leadership or in some other way will have fostered a creative writing culture in or out of the class room.
This scholarship is given by the Reading Department to students who have completed the course sequence of Reading 36, 56, 96, and 142, as well as a recommendation from the professor of Reading 142.
The Critical Thinking Scholarship is selected by the Humanities Division and English Department to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students may include a portfolio of work that demonstrates strong critical thinking, rhetorical strategies, and related skills. Previously known as Critical Thinking 103 (English 103) Financial need will not be considered.
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed 24 or more units and is taking at least 12 units per semester. The recipient must also be receiving a Board of Governor's Fee Waiver. The primary goal of this scholarship is to assist and recognize high-achieving students who plan to transfer to a four-year university to pursue studies in the liberal arts. Division faculty will select the recipient.
The Doug Kresse Forensics is for a student who is or has been a member of the Fullerton Forensics Team for at least 2 semesters. They must be taking a minimum of 6 units and will be graduating or transferring.
This scholarship can be awarded to one or two deserving graduates of F.C. who will continue, in upper division or graduate study as a major in foreign language, preferably Spanish. The Foreign Language Department through the Dean of the Humanities Division will recommend the awardees.
The Herb Guthman Literature Scholarship is given in memory of Herbert J. Guthmann a long time Fullerton College English instructor.
This scholarship is given to a full-time or part-time Fullerton College student with a minimum GPA of 2.8 and who is continuing, graduating, or transferring to a four year institution.
Selection of the recipient of the scholarship will be made by the Humanities Division.
This scholarship is given by the Fullerton College Reading department to students who have taken Reading 36, 56, 96, or 142, and write an essay on the benefits of these Reading courses to their college education.
This scholarship is for students having completed German 102 at Fullerton College with a GPA or 3.0 or better in German course work and taking at least 6 units at Fullerton College.
This scholarship is for a second language learner in the reading program who exemplifies excellence in reading by achieving academic success through demonstrated determination, perseverance, self-discipline and hard work. Student must have a minimum 3.4 G.P.A. and can be either three-quarter time or full time. The student may be continuing at Fullerton College or transferring to a university. The student must show financial need and the scholarship is disbursed in the spring semester only.
This scholarship is for a continuing full-time student with a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and is majoring in a foreign language. The recipient will be chosen by the Humanities Division.
The Shirlee Pledger Communication Studies Scholarship (formerly known as F.C. Speech Department Scholarship) is to be awarded to students who have taken COMM 100 and one additional Communications Studies course and maintaining a 3.0 GPA in those Communication Studies courses. The student should provide a one to three paragraph essay explaining why they are qualified for this scholarship, and a recommendation letter from an instructor in the F.C. Communications department. This scholarship will be award by the Communications Department Faculty.
The Molière French Scholarship is for French students with a GPA in their French course work of 3.0 or higher.