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Foundation Grants
Dr. Olivia Veloz Scholarship

The Dr. Olivia Veloz Scholarship is for a full-time student from a traditionally under-served population with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who is in good standing and has financial need. They are to write a 1 page statement that describes their family and educational background, why they chose Fullerton College and why receiving this scholarship would make a difference to their financial needs.

Ref #: 303-3459, 390-3459
Ebell Club of Fullerton Grant

This grant is for Re-entry students, 30-50 yrs, male or female, who have "been out in the world", and who are returning to school in order to prepare for a means of self-support. Recipients must be residents of N.O.C.C.C.D and be enrolled in a one or two-year business or vocational program. Selection will be based on financial need. Student must be continuing at Fullerton College and be enrolled in at least nine units. A counselor or an instructor can recommend applications to the Foundation office

Ref #: 390-3095, 303-3095
Edith Holsinger Teacher Scholarship

The Edith Holsinger Teacher Scholarship is sponsored by Altrusa International of Anaheim, Inc. which is dedicated to make the community a better place through its service projects. This scholarship is designated for students committed to a career in teaching, ether elementary or high school, who exemplifies the personal character and professional development necessary to succeed in the profession.

Applicants must be committed to a career as an elementary or high school teacher. They must have completed at least 24 units at Fullerton College, and currently enrolled in at least 6 units, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. They must provide a short essay (no more than one page, 12pt, double spaced) describing why they are committed and motivated to having a careers as a a teacher. Provide a letter of recommendation from a professor who knows them well. The applicant must also be willing to be interviewed by the a panel of Altrusa members.

Ref #: 303-3183
Jaga & Navonne Vurdien Memorial 1

Former Fullerton College President Rajen Vurdien has set up this Grant in honor of his parents Jaga & Navonne Vurdien.
Students who will be considered will be from the South East Asian countries of Cambodia, India, Laos Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. They will be majoring in Computer Science or Math and be transferring to one of the Cal State or UC universities.

Ref #: 303-9577
Jaga & Navonne Vurdien Memorial 2

Former Fullerton College President Rajen Vurdien has set up this Grant in honor of his parents Jaga & Navonne Vurdien.
Those being considered for this grant will be DACA students (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) majoring in Computer Science or Math and be transferring to one of the Cal State or UC universities.

Ref #: 303-9578
Joel Hail Memorial Grant Fund

Each year up to $5,000 of the annual Joel Hail Memorial Scholarship Fund is set aside for book and living expense grants to Fullerton College students.   The grants are generally $250 or less and are based upon recommendations from the faculty and staff at the college. 

Ref #: 390-9555, 303-9555
John H. Grace Foundation Grant

The John H. Grace Foundation Grant is awarded annually.

Ref #: 303-3149
Louis E. Plummer Memorial Grant

This scholarship is for disadvantaged students who will graduate in June from one of the high schools in the Fullerton Union High School District, or a Fullerton College freshman, who will return to the College for their second year. Instructors or counselors may make recipient recommendations to the Foundation office.

Ref #: 390-3350, 303-3350
Richard I. and Sandra L. Tjaden Scholarships

Benjamin Graves, an alumnus of Fullerton College, has set up two scholarships. One for Science Majors that will be awarded by the STEM Committee, and a second for other Fullerton College students. 

The Science Scholarship award to the student must be majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology or Physics. 

All applicants must be full time students (currently taking a minimum of 12 units) with a 3.2 GPA and will be continuing at Fullerton College or transferring to a four-year university or institution.

Ref #: 303-3454
The Bridge Award

This scholarship is to a student residing in Trustee Area 5 (the 92805 zip code area of Anaheim California) of the North Orange County Community College District, and has a financial need. The student must aspire to give back to their community by being a volunteer and involved in community activities.

Ref #: 303-3041, 390-3041
Topik Family Trust

Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded in the 2020-2021 Scholarship year to Fullerton College students who are immigrants (documented or undocumented) and who are graduating or transferring to any Cal-State or University of California institution in 2020.



Ref #: 303-9576
Waltmar Foundation

The Waltmar Foundation was established by the late walter and Margaret Schmid with the goal of improving the lives of citizens throughout Orange County and believed strongly in giving back to the community. As a German immigrant, Mr. Schmid, came to Orange County in 1911 and became a successful businessman and philanthropist. The Waltmar Fondation is proud to be able to continue the Schmid family’s long history of giving students an opportunity to succeed. His attitude and beliefs in achieving the very best are attested to in the criteria of high academic achievement, and community volunteer and leadership services work. Based on these criteria, the Waltmar Foundation provides funds for incoming high school graduates and continuing college students allocated each year by the Fullerton College Foundation Scholarship Committee.

Ref #: 250-5645, 303-5645
Watercolor West Grant

Watercolor West has awarded a grant to support two watercolor students from Fullerton College. In part, the mission of The Watercolor West Society is “To promote and advance the appreciation of purely transparent watercolor painting…through education, exhibition and community service.” The students will receive their awards at the end of the Spring Semester.

Ref #: 303-9573