Alexander Anderson Memorial Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship is for two or more sophomore engineering majors. Spring or Fall graduates who will transfer with 56+ units from F.C. to a four-year college or university are eligible. The Mathematics Division will recommend recipients upon consultation with the Technical Education Division.

Ref #: 390-2010, 303-3010
Dr. Samuel Hensley Cortez Scholarship

This scholarship award is made to honor Dr. Samuel H. Cortez, who came to Fullerton with his wife Elsie Yates Cortez in 1934. After serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during WWII, he returned to his post as Professor of Physics. He died in 1957. The endowment was established by his three children, Patricia Cortez Bertelli, Karen Cortez Klaustermeyer and Dr. Douglas Hensley Cortez.

This award is made to top FCC students majoring in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics/Computer Science with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and carrying a course load of 12 units or more. The award is based on academic achievement first and financial need as secondary factor. The awardee must be in their second year of study at FCC, completed the first year courses in their chosen major, and planning to transfer to a four-year college or university. The award is available only to US Citizens and without regard to race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, or sexual orientation.

The recommendations for the award shall be made by the Scholarship Committees of the Engineering, Physical Sciences, and/or Mathematics/Computer Sciences Department.

Ref #: 390-3066, 303-3066
Sempra Energy/Osher Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is receiving a Board of Governor's Fee Waiver and has completed at least 24 units and who is enrolled in educational and training programs in science, technology and engineering to promote new advances in environmental compliance, sustainability planning and alternative energy.  Selection of the recipient(s) is by the Division faculty. 

Ref #: 490-4005,403-4005
Stack/Reynolds Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Physics Scholarship
This scholarship award is made by a former student, Gerry Stack, in honor of his former teacher, Miss Lena Reynolds. Miss Reynolds was his mathematics instructor who had a profound effect on his education and success in the engineering field. Her guidance and counseling was so effective that this scholarship was established by Mr. Stack to memorialize her. Mathematics was her world and the classroom was her stage. Fullerton College is very proud to have had her on its staff.

This award is for a U.S. citizen and legally begotten descendent of an honorably discharged U.S. veteran of World War II with a minimum 3.0 G.PA. Gender and religion will not be a consideration. This award is based on academic achievement and is not dependent on financial need. It is intended to recognize the student's achievements and effort. The student must be a transferring student who is accepted and enrolled in a four-year university before disbursement is made. This is awarded to top engineering, Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Physics students only who carry a 12-unit load.

Ref #: 590-2406, 503-3406
Stack/Reynolds Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Physics Scholarship II

The purpose of the Stack/Reynolds Scholarship Fund II in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Physics is intended to keep the memory of Miss Lena Reynolds, a former Fullerton College Mathematics Instructor, alive.  It is also intended to reward Full-time freshman students who are preparing themselves to transfer to a four year university and, in the process, have exhibited excellence in their academic pursuits.  Furthermore, it is intended to honor Gerald C. Stack, a former student of Miss Reynolds, who graduated from Fullerton College and went on to study Electrical Engineering at Berkeley, graduating in 1950 with honors.

Criteria and Selection:
The Scholarship shall be awarded based upon academic achievement and is to be independent of the financial status of the parents.  It is intended to recognize that the student's achievements were the result of the student's efforts alone.  The student will be a United States citizen and the legally begotten descendent of an honorably discharged U.S. veteran of World War II.  Gender and religion will not be a consideration in the award of the scholarship.  The parents of the student will provide a written statement attesting to the fact that the student is such a descendant. 
The selection will be by Division Faculty. 



Ref #: 390-2407, 303-2407
Southern California Edison/Osher Scholarship
  • Scholarships will be awarded annually
  • A minimum of two students per college will be awarded scholarships each year.
  • The first awards will take place in Spring 2015.
  • Scholarship recipients will receive $500 per semester for a total of $1000 per year.
  • Part-time students are eligible for one half of the full amount of the scholarships.




  • To be considered for a scholarship, students will apply through the normal Foundation Scholarship Application process.
    • Financial need and diversity (gender/ethnicity) will be considered and factored in the award of scholarships.
    • Students must be eligible for a Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver.
    • To be eligible, students will have completed 24 units of degree-applicable (or certificate-focused) study, and be enrolled in at least 6 units.
    • Applicants must have a 2.5 overall GPA.

 Areas of study must be:

·   Science including physics, chemistry, geology, ecological biology

·  Technology including computer science, information systems

·   Engineering including civil, electrical, computer, chemical or mechanical

·   Mathematics

Or Certificate Programs which include:

·   Power Systems

·   Power Mechanics

·    Electrical

·    Electronics


  • Applicants must be a US Citizen or Legal Resident.


Ref #: 490-4001,403-4001