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Athletics Scholarship

The Compton College Athletics Scholarship is designed for Compton College Student-Athletes. There will be two scholarship recipients: one student from Compton College's men's athletics and one student from Compton College's women's athletics. Recipients will receive $1,000 each. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. To qualify, all scholarship applicants must:

  • Be a current participant in Compton College's Athletics Program;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (official or unofficial);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be transferring to a four-year institution in the upcoming Fall Semester.

 

Behavioral & Social Science Scholarship

The Compton College Behavioral & Social Science Scholarship is designed for students majoring in a major under Behavioral & Social Sciences. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be currently majoring in a Behavioral & Social Science at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Business Scholarship

The Compton College Business Scholarship is designed for students majoring in Business. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be currently majoring in Business at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

CalWORKs Scholarship

The Compton College CalWORKs scholarship is designed for current Compton College CalWORKs students. One student will be awarded $1,000. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Compton College CalWORKs student;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

CARE Scholarship

The Compton College CARE Program Scholarship is designed for students in Compton College's CARE Program. One student will be awarded $1,000. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:  

  • Be a current Compton College CARE student;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship

  • The Compton College CTE Scholarship is designed for CTE Major students only. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:
  • Be a current CTE Major student at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Child Development Scholarship

  • The Compton College Child Development Scholarship is designed for Child Development Major students only. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:
  • Be a currently majoring in Child Development at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Computer & Information Systems (CIS) Scholarship

The Compton College CIS Scholarship is designed for CIS major students only. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a currently majoring in CIS at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Dream Act Scholarship

The Compton College Dream Act Scholarship is designed for students who are current Dream Act Students. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. Two students will be awarded $1,000 each. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Dream Act Recipient;
  • Be a current Compton College Student;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

EOPS Scholarship

The Compton College EOPS Scholarship is designed for Compton College EOPS students. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current EOPS student;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Fine Arts Scholarship

The Compton College Fine Arts Scholarship is designed for students majoring in Arts. One student will be awarded $1,000. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Fine Arts major at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Humanities Scholarship

The Compton College Humanities Scholarship is designed for students majoring in Humanities. One student will be awarded $1,000.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Humanities major at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Mathematics Scholarship

The Compton College Mathematics Scholarship is designed for students majoring in Mathematics. One student will be awarded $1,000.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Mathematics major at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Natural Sciences Scholarship

The Compton College Natural Sciences Scholarship is designed for students majoring in Natural Sciences. One student will be awarded $1,000.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Natural Sciences major at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Nursing Scholarship

The Compton College Nursing Scholarship is designed for students currently majoring in Nursing. One student will be awarded $1,000.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Nursing major at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Special Resource Center (SRC) Scholarship

The Compton College SRC Scholarship is designed for students that are members of the Compton College SRC program. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. One student will be awarded $1,000.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a current Compton College SRC student;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

OSHER Scholarship

The Compton College OSHER Scholarship is designed for students that are eligible for the California Promise Grant. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. Eight students will be awarded $1,000 each.  To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be currently eligible for the California Promise Grant;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 24 units at Compton College;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Jessica & Jose Villalobos Scholarship

The Jessica & Jose Villalobos Scholarship has been created by Compton College faculty member Dr. Jose Villalobos. Dr. Villalobos is a professor in the Mathematics Department. Each year, two students will be awarded $1000 each. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be currently majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering (Calculus-based), or Math) at Compton College;
  • Demonstrate Financial Need (based on FAFSA application);
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be transferring to a four-year institution in the coming fall.

 

Robert Spiecker Memorial Scholarship

The Robert Spiecker Memorial Scholarship is designed for students majoring in history, music, creative arts, fine arts or performing arts. Two students will be awarded $500 each. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be currently majoring in history, music, creative arts, fine arts or performing arts at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

Foundation Re-Entry Women Scholarship

The Foundation Re-Entry Women Scholarship is designed for women re-entering college and enrolled at Compton College full-time. One student will be awarded $500.00. To qualify all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a woman re-entering college at Compton College;
  • Must be a full-time Compton College student;
  • Must be a California resident;
  • Must be over 30 years old;
  • Must have less than 90 units of college coursework completed;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

The Formerly Incarcerated Student Transition (F.I.S.T.) Second Chance Scholarship

The F.I.S.T. Second Chance Scholarship is designed for students who are participants in Compton College's F.I.S.T. program. One male and one female student will be selected as scholarship recipients, students can receive this scholarship only once while attending Compton College. Each recipient will receive $1,000. Scholarship funds will be disbursed in two $500 increments, one disbursement per semester; either in Fall, Winter, and/or Spring. Cash awards will be disbursed directly to each recipient and the use of the funds will be unrestricted. United States Citizenship or Legal Residency is not a requirement. Financial need is not a requirement. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. To qualify for the F.I.S.T. Second Chance Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be a current Compton College Student;
  • A I.S.T. program participant;
  • Be recommended by the F.I.S.T. Program Advisor;
  • Be on a Pathway leading to the completion of an associate degree, certificate, or transfer program;
  • Be in good standing and must meet academic and progress standards required by Compton College and their individual major area of study;
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 1 course per session (Fall, Winter/ Spring or Summer);
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester.

 

Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation Scholarship is designed for Compton College Students. One student will be awarded $500. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a California Resident;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester and enrolled in 12 or more units.

 

First Generation Student Scholarship

The First-Generation Student Scholarship is designed for first-generation college students attending Compton College. This scholarship is open to all major areas of study. Ten students will be awarded $500. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a first-generation college student;
  • Currently enrolled at Compton College;
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be enrolled at least part-time at Compton College and must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester.

 

Ophelia Scott Memorial Fund Scholarship

The Ophelia Scott Memorial Fund Scholarship is designed for Compton College students entering their second semester of Compton College's Nursing Program. One student will be awarded $300. To qualify, all scholarship recipients must:

  • Be entering their second semester of Compton College's Nursing Program;
  • Have completed English 1A;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA;
  • Have completed at least 6 units at Compton College as of the end of the Fall 2019 semester;
  • Upload a Personal Statement;
  • Upload a copy of their Compton College Academic Transcript (unofficial or official);
  • Upload at least one Letter of Recommendation; and
  • All applicants must be enrolled at least part-time at Compton College and must be returning to Compton College in the upcoming Fall Semester.

 

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