General Scholarships

There are over 500 scholarships offered at Glendale Community College with a wide variety of criteria used to select recipients. To find out about the scholarships we offer, select a group from the list below to see brief explanations of many of the scholarships offered by campus departments, outside organizations, and others who have created scholarships for GCC students.
General Scholarships

Select a group from the list below to see brief explanations of the scholarships.

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Albert Clemens
Established in honor of Mr. Clemens, former president of the Glendale College Foundation, this scholarship is awarded annually to a transferring student who is pursuing a career in special education.

Alice Lee Ingledue Memorial
A scholarship is donated by the John and Bob Gregg families and Glendale Community College in honor of a pioneer Glendale business woman and long supporter of Glendale Community College. This scholarship is awarded annually to a woman transferring to upper division and majoring in business administration, engineering, science, or architecture.

Alpha Upsilon-Delta Kappa Gamma Society
Scholarships are awarded to transferring students majoring in education who intend to pursue teaching careers.

American Association University Women
The American Association of University Women awards two annual scholarships to female students who are graduating from Glendale Community College, and transferring to a four year school.

Amirian Family Scholarship
This scholarship is provided annually by the Amirian Family. The award is given to a GCC student with financial need.

Angela and Anthony Battaglia
A scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or transferring student majoring in elementary education. Funds for this scholarship have been donated by the family and friends of Angela and Anthony Battaglia to recognize their dedicated service to the students of Glendale Community College.

Angela and Edward F. Perkins
A scholarship, established by Greg Perkins in memory of his parents, will be awarded every spring to a first generation immigrant student.

Angeles Antiquers Scholarship
Grants are available to outstanding students in the Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Program to help with the purchase of books.

Ann Reed Collaborative Learning Scholarship (SI)
This scholarship was established in 1998 by Dr Jean Lecuyer and is awarded to outstanding Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders who have demonstrated excellence and a willingness
to go the extra mile to serve their fellow students.

Anthropology Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Anthropology.

Armenian Educational Foundation
Awarded to four transfer students showing academic achievement and involved in community activities.

Armenian International Women’s Association Scholarship
Established by the Armenian International Women’s Association, this award is given to a female student with a 3.5 GPA or higher who has financial need.

Armenian Studies Outstanding Achievement    An annual scholarship, funded by the Armenian National Committee of America, is awarded to transfer students who have a good academic standing and are able to cultivate a desire to learn the Armenian language and culture.

Arnulfo Casillas Memorial
An annual award is given in memory of Arnulfo Casillas, a former Glendale Community College counselor.

Assistance League of Glendale
The Assistance League of Glendale awards annual scholarships to female students who are transferring to a four year school. Eligibility criteria include involvement in campus activities and community services.

Associated Students of GCC On Entrance
The ASGCC established this scholarship for entering freshmen from Glendale area high schools.

Aulden and Betty Waud Schlatter Memorial
A scholarship has been donated by friends to honor Aulden O. Sclatter, a former Executive Director of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Aviation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in Aviation.

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Barbara McGuire Memorial
Established in honor of Barbara McGuire, Administrator of the Parent Education Program at Glendale College, this award is given to a student majoring in the Early Childhood Education Program.

Baumann Riddle, Melita - Child Development Scholarship
A scholarship provided annually by Melita and Stu Riddle; Melita was a long-time faculty director of GCC’s Child Development Center. Awarded annually to an exceptional student majoring in Child Development in need of help financially to
transfer to a four-year program.

Bell, Christy Scholarship
This scholarship is provided annually by the KradjianFamily and awarded to a female student who has financial need and is returning to college.

Benedict, Fran Journlism Award
Established by the Glendale Community Foundation, this award is given to an outstanding journalism major who is transferring to a four-year university.

Berry, Rae
Two scholarships are awarded each year to female students in the Re-entry Program.

Bishop, Elsie Memorial-Outstanding Woman
The GCC Patrons Club awards a scholarship to an outstanding student selected by the student body. This scholarship is in honor of Elsie Bishop, former Dean of Students at GCC.

Bistagne, Tom Memorial
This scholarship is designed for a male athlete who has shown academic achievement. It is awarded annually.

Black Scholars-Black Student Union                This scholarship is awarded annually to African American students who are either transferring or have earned an AA/AS degree from GCC while maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Recipients are mainly those in financial need and must also be involved in campus activities and community service.

Bob Lees Memorial Scholarship for Future Writers
Established by a GCC faculty member, Mona Field, in memory of her grandfather Bob Lees. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student who shows interest and talent in writing

Bonnie Koploy Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in memory of biology professor, Bonnie Koploy. The award was established by the faculty of the college and other friends of Ms. Koploy.

Braille Transcriber Guild-Glendale
One scholarship is awarded to a visually handicapped student who is continuing at Glendale or transferring to upper division studies.

Burke, Mary D.Vocal Award
Awarded by the Burke family to a student majoring in music.

Burke, William V. Memorial Instrumental Scholarship
Established by the family of William V. Burke, this award is given annually to a student majoring in instrumental music.

Burtis and Opal Taylor
A scholarship has been established by Dr. and Mrs. Taylor to assist continuing students who have financial need. Dr. Taylor is a former Superintendent of Glendale Unified School District.

Butcher, Linda Ruth Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Linda Perry, daughter of Linda Ruth Butcher in memory of her mother. This scholarship is awarded to a female student majoring in Culinary Arts.

 

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California Community Foundation

California Retired Teachers Association
A number of scholarships are awarded by the California Retired Teachers Association to outstanding students seeking careers in the teaching profession.

Carolyn Peroomian Scholarship          A scholarship established by Carolyn Peroomian, is awarded to female students majoring in Business with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are in need of financial assistance. 

Center for Student Involvement Humanitarian Scholarship
This scholarship is established by Hoover Zariani for an AB540 student who has involvement in community service and is transferring or graduating from GCC.

Charles Danforth Memorial
Established in memory of Charles Danforth, a former social science professor at Glendale Community College, this scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student who is majoring in social science.

Charles H. Gibson Academic Achievement
A scholarship has been established by the ASGCC to honor Charles Gibson, Professor of History. Award is based on academic achievement.

Charles Lazzaretto Memorial
Established in memory of Chuck Lazzaretto, a former Glendale Community College police cadet and Glendale Police Department officer, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in criminal justice administration.

Charles, Richard E. (Dick) Memorial
Given in memory of Dick Charles, a long-time supporter of the college and of the arts in the Glendale community is awarded to a transferring GCC student with at least a 2.5 GPA and an academic emphasis in the instrumental music
program.

Chemistry
A scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in chemistry.

Chief’s Scholarship
The Chief’s Scholarship is designed for continuing
students who are preparing for a career in law enforcement or public safety. The scholarship is given annually.

Christ, David Memorial
Established in memory of a former GCC aviation
instructor, David Christ, and awarded to a student in the Aviation Program.

Christopher Columbus Brooks Scholarship        This annual scholarship, established by Lisa Brooks, is awarded to returning GCC students who are pursuing a Computer related major. The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and in need of financial assistance. 

Clement, Francoise Grand
Awarded annually.to a student who is majoring in either Math, Science or Engineering.

Coblenz-Zorbas Women’s Athletic Scholarship
Awarded annually to a female student athlete.

Cochrane, Harold Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Judy Shane, daughter of Dr. Harold Cochran, and awarded to an outstanding student majoring in psychology, with financial need.

College 50th Anniversary
Awarded yearly to an outstanding GCC graduating student who has contributed to the college through service or participation in college-sponsored activities This scholarship
commemorates the 50th anniversary of GCC.

College Women’s Club of Pasadena
Scholarships are awarded annually to female students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and are ready to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Coler, Michael Memorial
Awarded annually to a student who has shown academic achievement.

Collins, Deirdre C. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family and colleagues in memory of Deirdre Collins, a beloved math instructor at GCC. The award is given to a transferring student majoring in Math.

Collin S. Guilmette Memorial
A scholarship has been established by the Social Science Division in memory of Mr. Guilmette, a former history professor Glendale Community College. The award will go to a transferring student who is majoring in history.

Colton-Field Academic Achievement Award
Established by political science professor, Mona Field, and her family, this scholarship is awarded annually to a transferring student majoring in social science or language arts.

Coomes, Michael Memorial
Awarded in memory of Mr.Coomes, a former art instructor at GCC to a continuing student majoring in fine arts.

Crane Fund for Widows and Children
Scholarships are awarded to self-supporting students that lack family support in continuing their education.

Culinary Arts
Scholarships are given to outstanding students in Culinary Arts.

Cynthia Jensen-McMullin
A scholarship established by Mrs. Jensen-McMullen, a former GCC student. The award is given in the spring and fall to a continuing engineering student.

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Daly/Janicki Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded in memory of Mr. Daly and Mr. Janicki, former English professors at Glendale Community College.

Dan and Jeannine Kutch
One or two annual scholarships are awarded to students continuing their education at GCC.

David and Merry Schelburne - Journalism
A scholarship established by Dave and Merry Schelburne, is awarded annually to a student majoring print or broadcasting Journalism, public relations or mass communications.

Davidson, Rotha C. (Johnnie) Memorial
Awarded in honor of Johnnie Davidson, a long-time member of the Patrons Club, to a graduating or transfer student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must have graduated from a California high school, be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, and have participated in
campus activities or community service.

Davitt, John A. Scholarship
The Patrons Club awards a scholarship to an outstanding transferring student with definite career goals. The scholarship is in honor of Dr. John Davitt, Superintendent/President who formerly held the positions of Vice President of
Instructional Services and Administrative Dean of Student Personnel Services at GCC.

De Angelis, John Memorial Flight Training Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. John DeAngelis and awarded to a student to help defray flight training expenses.

Deaf Education Award
A scholarship is awarded annually to a hearing impaired student enrolled in the Glendale Community College Disabled Student Program.

Dean McKennon Memorial
An annual award is made to a continuing student majoring in theatre arts (stage design, makeup, technical state, etc), nominated by the Theatre Arts Department.

Delia Dreis
Established in honor of Delia Dries by her daughter, Ann Ransford, Director of Communications, Marketing and Foundation at GCC, this award is given annually to an outstanding GCC student.

Denton, Elmer G. Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student in art history who has attended GCC for one year. The award is in memory of Elmer G. Denton, donated by the Glendale Art Association and friends.

Devine Family Scholarship
Provided annually by the Devine Family and awarded to a student majoring in teaching, PE or English who must work to support themselves.

Dolores Marie De Grassi Memorial
A scholarship established by GCC professor Leonard De Grassi, in memory of his wife Dolores, is awarded to a GCC continuing student with a grade point average 3.0 or higher.

Dozois, Paul Memorial Scholarship
Established by family and colleagues in memory of Paul Dozois, a respected Vocational Education Dean at GCC, is given to a student majoring in Law or Engineering.

Drake C. Hawkins Academic Achievement Award
A scholarship has been established by the ASGCC to honor Drake C. Hawkins, Professor of political science and Division Chair. The award is based on academic achievement.

Drake C. Hawkins Scholarship in Political Science
A scholarship is awarded in honor of Drake Hawkins, professor of political science and Social Science Division Chair at Glendale Community College, to a student who has demonstrated excellence in political science.

Dream Scholarship
Established through contributions from GCC faculty and staff, as well as the ASGCC, the Dream Scholarship assists economically disadvantaged immigrant students who
graduated from California high schools and are ineligible to participate in traditional government sponsored financial aid programs. Recipients must demonstrate financial need, persistence, academic success as measured by the rigor of their academic program, and demonstrated leadership and service to the community.

DVDN Properties - Ramada Resorts Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by Ramada Resorts and given to a student majoring in Restaurant Management.

Dwain "Bud" Reinbolt Memorial
A scholarship in memory of Dwain “Bud” Reinbolt, former Dean of Admissions and Records at Glendale Community College, has been established by his family and his friends. The scholarship is awarded each spring to a student transferring to a four-year institution.

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Early Childhood Education
Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding students who are majoring in early childhood education.

Economic Scholarship
This scholarship is provided to a student majoring in Economics.

Edvard Grieg, Lodge #74
Six scholarships are donated by the members of the Norwegian Lodge, Edvard Grieg Chapter 74, to help defray expenses while attending Glendale Community College

Edward Sarkissian Memorial
A scholarship established by the ASGCC in memory of Mr. Sarkissian, a former director of Glendale College Bookstore

Ella and Everett Lillie Mathematics Award
A scholarship is awarded annually to a woman transferring to upper division, majoring in mathematics

Emergent Leaders Network Scholarship
Three scholarships are awarded annually to continuing students who have involvement in campus and community activities.

Enfiadjian, Rafael Scholarship
The ASGCC provided funding to help the Math Division establish this scholarship in memory of mathematics instructor, Rafael Enfiadjian. Awarded to an outstanding math, physics, chemistry, or engineering student who has
successfully completed Math 103, 104, or Physics 101.

Ercil Adams Memorial
Established in memory of Ercil Adams, a former English professor at Glendale Community College, this scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student who is majoring in English.

Ernest and Patricia Horton Philosophy Award
Established by Ernest and Patricia Horton, this scholarship is awarded annually to a transferring student majoring in philosophy. Dr. Horton is Emeriti Professor of philosophy.

Ernest Burch Jr. Memorial
In memory of Mr. Burch, a former GCC Bookstore employee, this annual award is given to a continuing student majoring in Liberal arts.

Estelle D'Aloia Cook and James Michael D'Aloia
A scholarship established by Dr. Jewel Price, Dean of Student Services at GCC, in memory of her father and grandmother and is awarded annually to a continuing student who is single parent and has been involved in community service.

Evans Family
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Evans, this scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing student who is planning to transfer to a four-year institution.

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Faverman, Frances and Herman Computer Science
Established by a GCC faculty member, Myron Faverman, awarded annually to a continuing GCC student majoring in computer science

Fidelity Federal Award
An annual scholarship is awarded to a continuing student at Glendale Community College planning to major in business administration with an emphasis on finances. A 3.0 GPA in at least 24 units is required.

Firebaugh, Marco Scholarship
Awarded annually to a continuing AB540 student who has shown involvement in community activities.

Florence Miller Hammer
A scholarship is awarded to a continuing/transferring student who has exhibited outstanding leadership skills and provided service to the college and community. Funds for this scholarship have been donated by the family and friends of Florence M. Hammer to honor her dedicated service to the scholarship program and the Glendale Community College Foundation.

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G. Perezchica Technical Theatre Student
Established by Guido Girardi, GCC Theater Manager, awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding effort in the study of technical theatre.

Gallagher, William Memorial Scholarship
Awarded annually to a transfer student who has a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Student must show involvement in campus activities.

Gardner-Kuentz, Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Staff and parents from the Child Development Center established this award in honor of former CDC employee, Kelly Gardner-Kuentz. It is given annually to a female transfer student majoring in child development.

Garfield Miller, James Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family in honor of James. The scholarship is given to a female single parent under age 30 who is making progress toward her educational goals despite financial difficulties or family responsibilities.

Gary W. Parker Mathematics Award
The GCC Mathematics Division established this scholarship in honor of Dr. Gary Parker. It is awarded annually to an outstanding student who is majoring in mathematics.

Gary W. Parker Memorial
Established in honor of Dr. Gary Parker, former GCC Dean of Admission and Records, this scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing international student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

GCC Alumni Association
Each year scholarships are awarded to transferring and continuing students at Glendale Community College.

GCC Classified Council
Scholarships are awarded to students employed on campus who are in need of financial assistance for college expenses.

GCC Guild
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who has been involved in campus activities and community service

GCC Senate Award for Academic Excellence
Two annual scholarships awarded to students with academic excellence.

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to students pursuing CNC, machining, welding, and drafting certificates as well as engineering transfer students. 

 

Geragos, Mark Pre-Law Scholarship
This scholarship is provided annually by Mark Geragos, Attorney at Law and awarded to a student who is majoring in pre-law with financial need.

Gerry George Memorial
Established in memory of Mr. Gerry George, a counselor in the Disabled Students Center, this award is given to an outstanding disabled student.

Ghazarian, Nahreen A.
Awarded annually to a student who has a GPA of 3.5 or higher and is transferring to a 4-year school.

GHS Graduating Class of 1947 Scholarship
Established by the Glendale High School graduating class of 1947 in honor of their 60th Anniversary Reunion. Awarded to a student with financial need who volunteers in his/her
community.

Giambra, Gina Marie Memorial Scholarship
Established by the parents of Gina Marie Giambra in her memory. Gina was a GCC student who was vey active in campus activities. Presented to a female transferring student involved in campus activities and community service.

Gillespie, Matt Memorial
Granted through a fund established by Mr. and Mrs.Michael Gillespie and supplemented by the GCC Patrons Club in honor of Matt Gillespie, former football player at GCC. The scholarship is given to a returning, outstanding defensive lineman as selected by the Athletic Department.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center Award for Clinical Excellence
Awarded annually to a GCC nursing student who has demonstrated clinical excellence upon graduation from the ADN program and upon transfer to a BSN program.

Glendale Area Schools Federal Credit Union
A scholarship is awarded annually to a student continuing at Glendale Community College or transferring to a four-year institution.

Glendale Host Lions Club
This annual award was established to give financial help to a continuing student who is a US citizen and has attended a Glendale high school.

Glendale Rotary Club Foundation
Annual scholarships are awarded to outstanding
students in the Adult Re-entry Program.

Glendale Sunrise Rotary on Entrance Scholarship
Several scholarships are awarded annually to graduates from local high schools who intend to enroll at Glendale Community College. Recipients must demonstrate high academic achievement and involvement in community service activities.

Gorham Family Scholarship
Established in honor of Mrs. Judy Gorham in recognition of her dedicated service to the students of Glendale College. Awarded annually to a continuing student who is a single parent.

Grants-in-Aid
Grants are awarded to students for use at GCC on the basis of financial need. The number awarded each year depends on the amount of money raised by the GCC Patrons Club

Grassi, Ann S. Memorial
Awarded to one or two students majoring in choreographic studies.

Greenbaum, David Family Scholarship
Established by the former GCC Foundation President for a continuing student who has shown involvement on campus and within the community with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Griffin R. McKay Memorial
A scholarship donated by the friends and relatives of Griffin R. McKay is awarded to a student in the Vocational Education program

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Hacopian, Vahe and Armine Scholarship
GCC Board of Trustees member, Armine Hacopian and husband Vahe, established this scholarship to help outstanding Latina and Armenian women transfer to four-year institutions.

Hamilton, Mary Memorial Scholarship
Family and friends established this scholarship in honor of Mary Hamilton, former President of the GCC Board of Trustees. Awarded each year to a woman in the Adult Re-entry Program who is transferring to a 4-year university.

Haney Family Scholarship
In memory of George R. Haney and awarded annually to an athlete participating in either the Golf or Baseball team(s) at GCC, or to a student who is in the Fire Academy program.

Hanson, Lyle Memorial Scholarship
Awarded annually to a student majoring in Political Science who has shown academic achievement

Haroutioun and Angele Ghazarian
An annual scholarship is awarded to a continuing student with financial need.

Harry Beck Memorial

Helen and Robert Grumbley Memorial
A scholarship is donated by the friends and relatives of Helen and Robert Grumbley. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the athletics with at least a 3.0 GPA and planning to attend a four-year institution.

Helen Neufeld Women in Medicine
A scholarship is awarded annually to a former GCC female student who has completed her lower division science requirements at Glendale Community College and has been accepted to an A.M.A accredited school of medicine, leading to a M.D. degree.

Helen Steele Memorial
Established in memory of Helen Steele, a former physical education professor at Glendale Community College, this scholarship is awarded to a female student who is majoring in physical education.

Hill, Lynn/Investors Club Scholarship
Established by friends of former GCC student Lynn Hill, awarded annually to a continuing student majoring in business.

Hilton Culinary Award
A scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing student attending the Culinary Arts Program.

Hoover High School, Ruth Starr Business Award
Scholarships for students majoring in business are awarded each semester to Hoover High School graduates attending Glendale Community College. Funds for the scholarship were donated by Ruth Starr, a former faculty member at Hoover High School and Glendale Community College.

Hovanesian Family Scholarship
Provided annually by the Hovanesian Family; awarded to a student majoring in Accounting with financial need.

Huber, Walter R. Art Scholarship
Established by Walter R. Huber to be awarded at the Fine Arts Festival in May to a student specializing in illustration.

Hudspeth, Cindy Lee Memorial
Established by friends and family of Cindy Lee Hudspeth, awarded yearly to a student majoring in psychology, having completed 30 units of college work with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Hughes Journalism
A scholarship is awarded by Mr. Tom Hughes to an outstanding journalism student.

Hull Family Scholarship
Harry Hull is a longtime friend and supporter of GCC who served as the President of the college’s Foundation, and as a member of the Foundation Board of Directors. Harry and his wife Debbie established the Hull Family Scholarship in
honor of their sons who were student athletes. The scholarship is awarded to a transferring athlete participating in either the Basketball or Baseball Teams at GCC.

Humanities
Awarded to a transferring student at GCC majoring in the humanities.

Hylandfjord, Erik-Michael Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a continuing student majoring in Drafting, Architecture, Welding, Machining, Electronics or Aviation.

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Idom, Britney Memorial Scholarship
Established by the ASGCC in memory of Britney, who was a cheerleader. Awarded to a deserving female athlete.

Insurance Business Association Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding continuing student who has an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance industry.

International Students Award
Scholarships are awarded to assist international students in meeting their expenses at Glendale Community College. Funds are raised by the GCC International Club.

Irene Steinhilber Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding political science major student who has been involved in campus and community service activities.

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Jacquie and Jeffrey Webreck Memorial
A scholarship in memory of Jeffrey and Jacquie Webreck is awarded every spring to an outstanding student in broadcast journalism transferring to a four-year institution.

James “Cardinal and Gold” Sartoris
Established in honor of Jim Sartoris, Glendale Community College Athletic Director and Physical Education Professor. This award is given annually to a student athlete who is transferring to a four year college or university.

Jamgochian, Makrouhi Music Scholarship
George Jamgochian and his aunt, Nevart Jamgochian have taken several piano classes at GCC with Dr. Peter Green and performed in end-of-the-semester recitals. Mr. Jamgochian
enjoyed his music experince so much that he decided to establish a memorial scholarship to honor his mother, Makrouhi. Awarded annually to an outstanding student in the instrumental music program.

J. Lee Gregg Memorial
The Field Foundation has established a scholarship in memory of Mr. J. Lee Gregg, prominent Glendale citizen. The award is given to one or two outstanding students transferring to a four-year institution.

James M. Smith Memorial
Established by family and friends of James M. Smith, a former GCC faculty member. This scholarship is awarded to a GCC continuing student that has financial need.

Janet and John Delmonte
Established by Mr. & Mrs. John Delmonte, this scholarship is awarded in the spring to an outstanding math or science major student transferring to a four-year institution.

Jean Larson Memorial
A scholarship in memory of Mrs. Jean Larson, former Vice President, Administrative Services at Glendale Community College, has been established by her husband and friends. The scholarship is awarded annually to Glendale Community College student transferring to upper division studies.

Jeanne Bentley Memorial
Established by the family of Jeanne Bentley, long time Glendale educator, this award is given annually to a student transferring to a four-year school who is majoring in education.

Jeanne Cunningham Homemaker Academic Award
Established in honor of Jeanne Cunningham, a former GCC faculty member, this annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who is transferring to a four year university and has homemaker responsibilities.

Jeanne Rees Memorial
A scholarship in memory of Jeanne M. Rees, a long-time employee of Glendale Community College, is awarded annually to assist a student in financial need who is employed in the GCC Library.

Jo Rae McCuen
A scholarship is awarded in honor of Jo Rae McCuen, former Dean of the Evening College. The scholarship is given to a Glendale Community College student planning to study abroad.

JoAnn Knickelbein Memorial
Established by the Glendale Association of Realtors in memory of Mrs. Knickelbein, a longtime community leader and realtor, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated high academic achievement and financial need.

Joe Keefe Memorial
This scholarship in memory of Joe Keefe, a former botany professor at GCC, is awarded annually to a student majoring in botany.

Joe Thomas Memorial – Journalism
Established in memory of former GCC journalism instructor, Joe Thomas, this scholarship is awarded to students who are pursuing a career in journalism.

John and Elsa Kreider
A scholarship is awarded to assist a student transferring to a four-year institution with the objective of becoming a teacher in the public schools. This award is made with funds provided by John and Elsa Kreider in celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary. Mr. Kreider was a teacher at the college (1946-55) and its first Dean of Instruction.

John and Virginia Hedlund
A scholarship donated by friends and family of Virginia and John Hedlund in honor of the first president of the Glendale Community College Foundation is awarded annually. The award goes to a student with a major in print journalism, graphic arts or literary writing.

John B. Keller Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to a continuing student who is majoring in engineering, mathematics, or music.

Joseph Anthony Montante Memorial
Dr. Angelo Montante, Professor of History, established this scholarship in memory of his brother to recognize a student majoring in Social Science.

Joy Fellowship
Awarded every year to a continuing student who has talent as a dancer.

June Fisher Sweetnam Memorial
A scholarship has been established by family and friends of June Fisher Sweetnam, and awarded annually to a student majoring in liberal arts studies.

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Kabateck Family Re-Entry Scholarship
Provided annually by Glady and Jack Kabateck. Glady was the GCC re-entry counselor for many years, and is also a faithful supporter and recruiter for the GCC Scholarship program. Awarded to a female re-entry student majoring in Counseling or Liberal Studies.

Kachikian, Melineh Scholarship
Established by Melineh Kachikian. This award is given to a student majoring in Music. Applicant must audition.

Karen Holden-Ferkich
A scholarship established by Karen Holden-Ferkich is awarded to a student who earned a GED or high school diploma through the GCC Continuing Education Program and is enrolled in college credit courses at GCC.

Katherine and Thomas Clark Memorial
A scholarship established by former GCC employee, Magda von Tautphoeus, in memory of her parents, is awarded annually to a student who plans to be a teacher.

Kazanjian Family
Established by Mr. Philip Kazanjian, former member of the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees, this scholarship is awarded annually to a transferring disabled student.

Keller, Elsie Marie and Gordon Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Elsie Marie and Gordon Keller, this scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding music major.

Ken and Betty Sweetnam
Former member of the GCC Board of Trustees, Dr. Ken Sweetnam, and his wife, Betty, established this annual award for transferring students who are majoring in engineering.

Kentner Kohler, Eleanor Memorial Scholarship
An annual award is given to a continuing student with outstanding talent in art or poetry.

Kern, David E. Memorial
Awarded to an outstanding student in the Aerospace Program in memory of David E. Kern, former Professor of Aerospace Studies and Division Chair of the Aerospace Program.

Keshishian, Osheen
This scholarship, by Osheen Keshishian, an EOPS counselor, is awarded to a transfer student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, who is not otherwise eligible for financial assistance.

Kiwanis Club of Glendale
A scholarship is awarded to a transferring student based on academics and extra curricular and civic activities, and financial need.

Knecht, Jane Memorial Scholarship
Awarded every year in memory of Jane Knecht, former music professor, to a student majoring in music.

Knight Insurance Agency/FYE Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded to outstanding students in the Glendale Community College First Year Experience (FYE) Program who intend to transfer to four-year colleges or universities.

Knighton, Jim Memorial
Established in memory of Jim Knighton and awarded to a transfer student majoring in Computer Science with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Kobaissi Family Scholarship
Established by Nidal Kobaissi, former president of the GCC Classified School Employees Association, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student selected by the CSEA.

Kunze, William Memorial
Awarded annually to a male re-entry student in honor
of Dr. Kunze, a former counselor at GCC.

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La Crescenta Women’s Club
Two scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding students who are transferring to a four-year college or university.

Lani De Vincentis
A scholarship is awarded to a graduate of the Glendale Community College - High School Diploma/GED Program who shows promise for academic achievement in college.

Lao, Michael and Faye Hospitality Scholarship
This scholarship is for a continuing student majoring in Hospitality Tourism Management and has shown involvement in community activities.

Laurel and Donald Golder
A scholarship awarded every year to a continuing student with academic achievement and campus involvement.

Leanna Bakken Berns Theater Arts Scholarship                                          This annual scholarship, funded by Leanna Bakken Berns, is awarded to students majoring in Theater Arts that are transferring into a Teacher-Training program at a 4 year university to teach Theater Arts.

Leek, Anne Memorial Scholarship
Anne Leek was a longtime faculty member at GCC who taught in the Business Division for 20 years. This scholarship was established by the family of Anne Leek in her memory. Awarded to a student majoring in Business.

Leon Valentine
A scholarship awarded annually to help a GCC student with books and tuition.

Linda Stirling Nibley Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to a transferring English major in memory of Linda Stirling Nibley, a former professor of English at Glendale Community College.

Lindsay Family Scholarship
Established by the former GCC President for a female re-entry student majoring in business with academic achievement and involvement in campus activities.

Lisa Gelfand-Sollars Memorial
A scholarship established in memory of a former Glendale Community College student by her family and friends is awarded annually to a continuing student involved in campus activities and community services.

Lorraine Wyler Memorial
A scholarship established in memory of Lorraine Wyler by her husband, Paul Wyler, is awarded annually to a graduating student who is majoring in geology or oceanography.

Los Angeles County Medical Association
Awards are given to help nursing students with their college expenses while attending GCC.

Loyd M. Noble Memorial
A grant is awarded to a continuing student majoring in business with a 3.25 GPA or better at Glendale Community College.

Luigi Sabatini Memorial
A scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or transferring technology major student with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Luu, Dinh Memorial Scholarship
Established and funded by her friends, colleagues, and family, this scholarship is awarded annually to an EOPS honors student.

 

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Mack, Walter and Patricia Harris
Awarded every spring to a transferring student who is a U.S. citizen, majoring in kinesiology/education, and graduated from a California high school.

Mahnken, Priscilla Memorial
Established in memory of Priscilla Mahnken, a long-time community leader, this scholarship is awarded to a single parent who is involved in community service activities.

Making College Happen Scholarship
Awarded annually to an AB 540 student who plans to transfer to university and has demonstrated academic success and persistence.

Male Scholar Athlete
Scholarship awarded to the outstanding male scholar athlete.

Manus Anson, Geraldine Scholarship
Established by Geraldine’s daughter, Ruth Sowby in memory of her mother. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving female student over 30 years old.

Margaret E. Voegele
Two scholarships have been donated by friends of Margaret Voegele in memory of her husband, Christian, and in recognition of her long and distinguished service as executive secretary in the office of the Superintendent/President.

Marilyn Annette Norman Art Scholarship           Established by Russel F Norman in memory of his wife, this annual scholarship is awarded to a female student with an outstanding talent in art and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Mark David Hansen Memorial
Family and friends of former GCC student, Mark David Hansen, established this scholarship to assist continuing students in the Drug and Alcohol Studies Program.

Markwell, Terry Memorial
Awarded in memory of Terry Markwell a former GCC dance instructor. Awarded annually to a student studying dance.

Mathematics Teacher Award
A scholarship is awarded to students who are interested in becoming mathematics teachers at the high school or college levels.

Max Huber Memorial
A scholarship established in memory of Max Huber, a former GCC student, by his family and friends. It is awarded annually to an outstanding continuing student.

Mercade, Erik Memorial Biology Scholarship
Jose and Janice Mercade have established the Erik Mercade Scholarship Endowment Fund at GCC in memory of their son, Erik. Awarded every spring to an outstanding student majoring in biology and transferring to a 4-year school. It
is a plus if the student also goes to the Baja Field Station for part of his/her studies.

Michael Winston Sutherland Memorial
A scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing or transferring student who has demonstrated academic achievement. Funds for this scholarship have been donated by the family and friends of Michael to remember his dedication to his work, his love for life and logic.

Mikey Montante Memorial
A grant is awarded to a continuing student with a 3.5 GPA, majoring in language arts (English, foreign language, philosophy, history or fine arts).

Mildred Hyman Memorial
Established by family and friends of Mrs. Hyman, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in social work or nursing.

Millington-Holmes Family
Former president of the GCC Board of Trustees, Robert Holms, and his wife Deborah, established this award to recognize an outstanding continuing student.

Minor Sommerville, Mabel Memorial
Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding students in the Nursing Program

Montgomery Family
Richard Montgomery established this scholarship in memory of his wife and his son. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to a deserving Glendale Community College student each year.

Morris, Mary Lou Memorial Scholarship
Jolie Morris established this award in memory of her mother to assist students who are making progress toward educational goals despite financial difficulties or family responsibilities.

Mshak K. Ghazarian
A scholarship established by Sarkis Ghazarian, Coordinator of the Transfer Center, in honor of his son Mshak, is awarded to a transferring student with academic achievement and community services.

Muradliyan, Jack Scholarship
This scholarship, created by Ed Muradliyan in memory of his beloved father, Jack, benefits a student of Armenian descent while enrolled at GCC and in financial need.

Murman, Hedwig (Hedy) Memorial
Awarded to a transferring student graduated from a California high school, and majoring in English literature or languages.

Murphy, John Memorial
Established by Kathleen Murphy in memory of her husband, John, awarded annually to a student enrolled in the nursing program.

Music
Given yearly to a student in the Music Program who has outstanding academic achievement. Student must have a 2.5 GPA and be a full-time student continuing at GCC or transferring.

Myers, Sandie Memorial
Two awards are donated by the Xi Pi Theta Chapter-Beta Sigma Phi for students enrolled in the nursing program.

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N. Arthur Rasmuson Scholar Award
A scholarship has been established by the ASGCC to honor N. Arthur Rasmuson, former executive vice president Instructional Services. Award is based on academic achievement.

Najarian Family Scholarship
This scholarship is provided annually by Ara and Darlene Najarian. Ara is a former GCC Board of Trustees member. Darlene is an avid supporter of the GCC Scholarship program and has actively solicited eight other scholarships for the program. Awarded to a working student who has financial need and has received no other scholarships.

National Charity League of Glendale
A scholarship donated by the Glendale Branch of the National Charity leagues is awarded to a student transferring to an upper division institution.

Nern, Helen I. Conner Memorial - Music
Awarded on the basis of merit to a promising music
student. This scholarship is made possible through a gift by the late Helen Conner Nern because of her love of music.

Nern, Helen I. Conner Memorial -Theatre Arts
Awarded on the basis of merit to a promising drama
student. This scholarship is made possible through a gift by the late Helen Conner Nern because of her love of theatre.

Norman, Russell and Marilyn
Awarded annually to a continuing student majoring in accounting with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Northwest Glendale Lion Club
Scholarships are awarded each year by the Northwest Glendale Lions Club to disabled students transferring to upper division or continuing at Glendale Community College.

Novinger, Anne Marie
Established in honor of Anne Marie Novinger, former
Health Services Specialist at GCC, by her family and friends. Awarded to a transferring student with financial need and high academic achievement.

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Oakmont League of Glendale Fine Arts
The Oakmont League of Glendale awards scholarships annually to transferring students, assisting them in completing their education at a four-year institution.

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Past Presidents Award
Awarded to a graduating student majoring in the Fine Arts with a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Patricia A. Lienhard Academic Achievement
An academic achievement scholarship has been established by the ASGCC to honor Dr. Patricia A Lienhard, former Vice President, College Services. Award is based on academic achievement.

Patricia DeFrain Memorial
Established in memory of former GCC professor, Patricia DeFrain, this scholarship is awarded every year to a student majoring in business or business law.

Patrons’ Golden Anniversary Award
Awarded yearly to an outstanding GCC graduating student who has contributed through service or participation in college-sponsored activities. This scholarship commemorates
the 50th anniversary of Patron’s Club.

Paul Hahn Memorial
This award established in memory of Paul Hahn by his family is given annually to a student majoring in History who is preferably a veteran of the U.S. military.

Pedersen, Karen Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Karen “to keep alive the memory of Karen Pedersen and her love of education” Awarded to a student majoring in business with financial need.

P.E.O. Sisterhood
Established by the P.E.O. Chapter, Program for Continuing Education, awarded annually to a re-entry student in need of financial assistance.

Perezchica, G. Technical Theatre Scholarship
Guido Girardi established this award to recognize a Visual and Performing Arts student who has demonstrated outstanding effort in the learning of technical theater.

Peroomian Family Science Scholarship
Provided annually by the Vahe Peroomian Family and awarded to a student majoring in science who has financial need.

Pilipino Cultural Organization (PCO) Scholarship
GCC is fortunate to have a very strong student club program with more than 50 recognized organizations each semester. The Pilipino Cultural Organization, initiated a scholarship to remind PCO members what true dedication to a campus organization really means. Established in honor of club member Mikhail “Boogie” DeLeon, this annual award recognizes student leaders in the PCO Club who inspire others, work for change, and give their unconditional friendship.

Phillips, Estela Scholarship
Awarded annually to a student who is studying business in the Continuing Education program.

Price, Harry Memorial Scholarship
Awarded annually to a student who is majoring in either Social Science, Science, Culinary Arts or Hospitality Tourism Management. Student needs to show involvement in community service and academic achievement.

Proctor, Pearl Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Pearl Proctor, donated by the family and friends of Mrs. Proctor, this scholarship is awarded annually to a woman studying vocal music.

Professor Derrill Place Memorial
One scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduating student majoring journalism. Funds for this scholarship have been donated in memory of Professor Derrill Place, former journalism instructor at Glendale community College.

Professor Mark A. Doyle Memorial
This scholarship is awarded annually in memory of Mark Doyle, a former professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Gerontology at GCC.

 

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Ralph I. Levy Memorial
Established in memory of Mr. Levy by his family, this scholarship is awarded annually to a biology major who intends to pursue a career in medicine.

Rasmuson, Art/White, Steve Scholarship
Established by former GCC Instructional Services Vice Presidents, Art Rasmuson and Steve White, this scholarship is awarded annually to a transferring social science major.

Ray and Editha Edwards
A scholarship has been established by Glendale Federal Services and Loan to honor Raymond and Editha Edwards for their outstanding contributions to the community and Glendale Community College. The award is made to a student majoring in business and transferring to an accredited four-year institution.

Reinhart Family Scholarship
Established by the Reinhart Family and awarded to
re-entry students transferring to university. It is in honor of Amelia Reinhart, Founder of the New Horizons program.

Retired Deans
Awarded to a graduating GCC student with a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Reyes, Ray Memorial Scholarship
Ray Reyes’s career as an educator spanned more than 30 years, including 17 years as the EOPS Director at GCC. Ray fought for the rights of disadvantaged and low income students in order to keep the doors of higher education open for them. Awarded annually to a transferring student with a
strong record of campus and community service whose goalis to become an educator and, serve disadvantaged students.

Rhaney, Orine Memorial Scholarship
Longtime counselor in the GCC Center for Students with Disabilities, Valerie Rhaney, established this scholarship in honor of her mother, Orine. A courageous woman, Orine Rhaney single handedly raised eight children - including five girls, three boys, and a grandson - in the Bronx, New York City. Mrs. Rhaney greatly valued education and after
receiving her GED at the age of 28, she went on to complete her Bachelor’s and MBS degrees. The scholarship will be awarded twice each year to a single mother with financial need who is dedicated to completing her education.

Rich Viertal/ Glendale Host Lions Club
Established by the Glendale Host Lions Club in memory of Rich Viertal. This scholarship is awarded every spring to a GCC student who is a USA citizen and has graduated from a Glendale high school.

Richard W. Tang Memorial
Each year, a scholarship is awarded to the outstanding male athlete of Glendale Community College.

Riggs, Jim Music Scholarship
Awarded annually to a continuing student majoring in
music who has shown academic achievement.

Rivas, Maria and Teresa Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a female Hispanic student with fi nancial need and a 3.0 GPA.

Rivera, Yesenia Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of a former GCC student. Awarded to a female student majoring in Health Science who has shown academic achievement.

Robert Haskins Memorial
A scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating student who is majoring in science or computer science.

Robert J. Taylor ASGCC Scholar Award
A scholarship has been established by the ASGCC to honor Robert J. Taylor, counselor. The award is based on academic achievement.

Ross, Barry Business Scholarship
Awarded annually to a continuing student majoring in
Business.

Rossall, Julia Memorial
Established by family and friends of Mrs. Rossall, former Secretary to the Dean of Students, is awarded annually to a student majoring in music.

Rossall-Smith Nursing Grants
Grants are awarded to students in the Nursing Program to help them with school expenses.

Royal Canyon Property Association

Russell Halsey Turrill Humanities Award
A scholarship has been established by Pauline Venable Turrill, in memory of Russell Halsey Turrill, valedictorian of the class of 1945. The honor is presented to the outstanding student majoring in an interdisciplinary program and transferring to a four-year institution.

Ruth L. Memmler, M.D.
A scholarship donated by Dr. Ruth L. Memmler is awarded every year to an outstanding student transferring to upper division and following a pre-medical or pre-dental curriculum.

Rutter, Aleta Memorial
Awarded to a student majoring in either art or art history. The recipient is nominated by the faculty of these departments. Donated in memory of Aleta Rutter, a former student at GCC.

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Samuel Vazzana Family Award
A scholarship is awarded to a disabled student with financial need and outstanding academic achievement.

Sara Evelyn Clover Memorial
A scholarship has been established by the family a friends of Sara Evelyn Clover in her memory. The award is given each spring to an outstanding transferring student.

Scholarship by People of India Descent
This scholarship, funded through the generosity of several donors, awards three scholarships each year to Nursing or International Students while they are
enrolled at GCC to help with their school expenses.

Seeley, Shirley Memorial
Sponsored by the GCC Alumni Association in memory of Mrs. Seeley, a local business woman and community leader, awarded annually to a student majoring in music.

Seelos, Lorenna Elise Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship in memory of Lorenna Elise Seelos, a former student at GCC, has been donated by the family and friends of Miss Seelos.

Segura, Kathy N. Scholarship
Awarded annually for a continuing student with special needs.

Serot Family Memorial
Established by Larry and Joe Serot, is awarded annually to a transferring GCC student who has interested in a public service career.

Sharon Costales – Veterans Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded each semester to help a student, a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, to continue his/her education at Glendale Community College. This award has been established by Sharon Costales, former counselor at the college.

Silina, Alex Memorial Scholarship
Alpha Gamma Sigma and the Associated Students of GCC (ASGCC) established this award in memory of Alex Silina, a former AGS member and student leader

Smith, J. Walter -Outstanding Man
The GCC Patrons Club awards a scholarship to the outstanding student selected by the student body. This scholarship is in honor of J. Walter Smith, former Dean of Student Activities at GCC.

Sonja Hubbard Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding psychology student continuing at Glendale College.

Southern California Gas Company Scholarship
Offered annually by the Southern California Gas Company to a transferring student who is majoring in Business or Engineering.

Southern California Restaurant Writers
A scholarship is awarded by the Southern California Restaurant Writers Association to an outstanding student in the Food Services Program.

Student activist 

An annual scholarship, funded by the Armenian National Committee of America, is awarded to transfer students who have a deep commitment to better the community in the City of Glendale and who have been recognized for putting it into effective action through campaigning and community service. 

Study Abroad Awards
Scholarships are awarded to students interested to participate in the Study Abroad Program.

Svetich, Grace Ann Memorial
Established in memory of Mrs. Svetich, former GCC nursing student, awarded annually to a student enrolled in the nursing program.

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Teching Huang Memorial
Glendale Community College faculty and staff initiated this scholarship fund in memory of Mr. Teching Huang, father of Culinary Arts professor, Yeimei Wang. The Wang family will award the scholarship each year to an outstanding international student who is majoring in culinary arts or nutrition.

Ted Connett Memorial
A scholarship has been established by donations from the friends and relatives of Ted Connett, former English instructor who was instrumental in developing the Learning Center at Glendale Community College.

Teresa Del Rio Memorial
A scholarship established by Mr. and Mrs. Fernando Del Rio in memory of their daughter is awarded annually to a continuing student at GCC.

Thallander, Mark Foundation Organ Scholarship
Awarded annually to a continuing student in the applied music program who specializes in the organ.

The Vartanian Family Scholarship      Established by GCC Board Member, Yvette V. Davis, this scholarship is awarded yearly to a returning GCC student who demonstrates active community service, has a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and is in need of financial assistance. 

The RAD(Reach a Dream) Scholarship              

The purpose of this scholarship is to help veteran women who are in need of financial assistance with a minimum GPA of 3.0, further their education and enhance their lives to reach a dream at GCC. 

Theatre Arts
Awarded to a full time student who is majoring in Theatre Arts and is continuing at GCC or transferring. The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Theodorescu, Steffi Memorial Scholarship
Dana Nartea established this scholarship in memory of her mother for students who are interested in teaching careers and who are not eligible for traditional forms of student financial aid.

Theresa Greco Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded in memory of Mrs. Greco, a long-time Glendale Community College employee and former president of the Glendale Patrons Club.

Thomsen, Robert Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship in memory of Robert Thomsen, former
instructor of photography at GCC, has been established by funds donated by the family and friends of Mr. Thomsen.

Thorp, Alicia Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Alicia Thorpe, a former UCLA English professor and GCC music student. The scholarship is awarded to students who are instrumental music majors with a high GPA and financial need.

Tim Richards – Foundation
Scholarships are awarded to transferring or continuing physically disabled students.

Trustee Female Award
A scholarship is awarded each year to a continuing female student who has demonstrated excellent leadership qualities.

Trustee Male Award
A scholarship is awarded each year to a continuing male student who has demonstrated excellent leadership qualities.

Tuesday Afternoon Club Re-Entry (GCF) This award is established for Glendale Community College re-entry students, who demonstrate financial need and are US citizens. 

 

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Unterman,Robert Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of former Business Division Chairperson, Robert Unterman, awarded annually to a student majoring in accounting or business administration.

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Van Avery, Johnetta Memorial Scholarship
Donated by her family and friends in memory of Johnneta Van Avery, a former classifi ed staff member at GCC, awarded to a woman over the age of 25 pursuing a career in the RN program.

Vartanian Family Scholarship
This scholarship is provided annually by the Vartanian Family and is awarded to a student who has financial need.

Venola, Loramae Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Venola by her husband and family is awarded annually to a continuing female student who is the most senior student enrolled and carrying at least 12 units in college work.

Vera McGillivray
Established in honor of Ms. Vera McGillivray in recognition of her dedicated service to Glendale Community College, this scholarship is awarded annually to a continuing student involved in community service and volunteerism.

Virginia Casady Memorial
A scholarship established in memory of Virginia Casady a lifelong learning Seminars faculty member. This scholarship is awarded annually to a single parent from non-credit education transitioning to credit education.

Virginia Nelson Memorial
A scholarship in honor of Virginia Nelson, former chairperson of the Non Credit Business Division, is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Non-Credit Business Program.

Visual Arts
Awarded to a student majoring in art which may include ceramics, photography or art. The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or better and be a full time student continuing at GCC or transferring.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Scholarships
Awarded to three GCC students who volunteer their time to help the public witht their income tax forms.

Von Tautphoeus, Magda

Established by Mrs. von Tautphoeus, a long-time college employee, this scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding ceramics student.

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Wagner, Sharleen Scholarship
In Memory of the Professional Development Center
This scholarship benefits students who graduate in the study of Career Technical Education. Kimberly Holland has established this scholarship in memory of her beloved mother and mentor, Sharleen Wagner who had a long, illustrious career at GCC from 1975 through 2006. as the Professional Development
Center’s Founding Director. Sharleen had a devoted passion for workforce development and career technical training.

Wang, Frank
Established in memory of Frank Wang, former GCC dance instructor, and given annually to a student who is pursuing a career in dance.

Wang, Yeimei/Southern California Restaurant Writers
The Southern California Restaurant Writers contributed funds for this award to recognize an outstanding student in the Culinary Arts Program.

Wayne Striker Memorial
An annual scholarship is awarded to an outstanding second-year botany student as nominated by the Botany Department. The scholarship fund was established in memory of Wayne Striker, former botany student at GCC.

Weaver, Johnene Memorial
Established in memory of a former GCC staff member and awarded annually to a continuing student in the Animation Program.

Whitten, Robert Pike (Performing Arts) Scholarship
Awarded each semester to performing arts students by Mr.Robert Pike Whitten. Mr. Whitten has established these scholarships to encourage and financially assist students pursuing a career in the performing arts.

William C. Grove Memorial                    

 Established in memory of William C. Grove for a student majoring in engineering. Awarded annually.

William, Charlotte and Ernestine Wessly Memorial
Three scholarships are awarded annually to students transferring to an upper division institution and planning a career in medical field. scholarships were donated by the late Dr. William Wessly, a Glendale physician, in memory of Charlotte and Ernestine Rose Wessly. (Formerly Aesculapian Scholarship)

William H. Fell Memorial
A scholarship has been established by the family and friends of William H. Fell in his memory. It is awarded to assist an outstanding engineering student while attending Glendale Community College.

Wisniewski, Jo Scholarship
Awarded annually to a student majoring in music.

Witt, Lois and George D. Scholarship
Established in memory of Lois and George D. Witt by their son, Pete Witt, math instructor at GCC. Awarded to a student who has completed 30 units including the math and English graduation requirements. The student must also be involved in campus and community activities.

Women’s Athletic Club Study Grant
The Women’s Athletic Club of Glendale awards a scholarship to an outstanding student in the graduating class who plans to make physical education a career.

Women of the Moose (Glendale Chapter)
Awarded annually to an outstanding student in the Nursing Program.

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Zajac, Sally
One or two scholarships awarded to students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have graduated from a California high school.