Student Scholarships

Scholarship Information:

  • Three Scholarship Applications are available each year from January through March.
  • 1. Application for Fullerton College graduates and transfer students
  • 2. Application for students continuing their education at Fullerton College
  • 3. Application for students who received the Lena and Faye Reynolds Scholarship the previous year and wish to renew their award.

  • Students may download the scholarship applications from this site or they can pick up an application from the Cadena Transfer Center, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, or EOPS.

  • All applications must be returned to the Foundation Office no later than the third Friday in March at 1:00 p.m.


All Fullerton College students are encouraged to apply. However, the most common criteria includes:

  • Attended Fullerton College as a full-time student (12 or more units)
  • Maintained a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
  • Completed at least 24 units at Fullerton College

Selection Process:

  • Recipients may be selected by the Fullerton College Foundation Scholarship Committee, a specific division, or by some other committee/person.

Scholarship Calendar:

  • January - March:    Applications are available to students
  • Mid-March:    Deadline for submitting applications
  • April:    The Scholarship Committee selects student recipients. FC divisions submit their list of awardees. Students are announced at annual scholarship banquet(s)
  • May:    Letters are sent out informing the students of their award status
  • August:    The first disbursement of the scholarship award is given
  • January:    The second disbursement of the scholarship award is given


Awards are typically disbursed in two payments: half in the fall, and upon successful completion of 12 units with a 3.00 G.P.A., the remaining half in the spring.

Fall disbursement:

  • To receive the first disbursement, students must complete a scholarship disbursement form (disbursement form must be picked up from the Foundation office), submit proof of registration for the Fall semester and submit a thank you letter to the donor. Processing time for checks is approximately two weeks.

Spring disbursement:

  • To receive the second disbursement, students must show proof of successful completion of fall semester courses as well as proof of registration for the spring semester.

Other conditions:

  • 'Graduating Scholarship' recipients must graduate by August of the year of their award in order to receive their scholarship award.
  • Unclaimed scholarships will be forfeited by the end of the academic year for which they were awarded.

Scholarship Forms:

Last Updated: 12/19/07

  • Application for Continuing Students
  • Download
  • Application for Graduating Students
  • Download
  • Application for Reynolds Renewal
  • Download

Important Information:

New applications are now on the website and ready to be downloaded.

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