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Prospective Students: Thank you for your interest in the First Year Experience Program (FYE). If you would like more information please complete this form and we will contact you to set up an appointment with a counselor. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE, PLEASE FILL OUT SECTION III.   FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (310) 900-1600 ext. 2761 or 2769.



Student Name: Student ID #:
Email Address:    
Home Address: City: Zip Code:
Home Phone #: Work Phone #:
Cell Phone #:    
Date of Birth: Gender: Male Female
Language Spoken at Home: Ethnicity (optional):
Current High School: Year of H.S. Graduation:
Are you the first person in your family to go to college? Yes No
Have you applied for any financial aid? For example: Grants, Loans, Work Study or Scholarships Yes No
Are you planning to work while attending college? If so, how many hours per week? Yes No
Can you take classes in the morning? (8:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.) Yes No
If you checked "No", can you only take classes in the evening? (5:00a.m.-10:00 p.m.) Yes No
Can you take classes in the afternoon? (1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.) Yes No
Do you want more information about the following? Check all that interest you)
Financial Support How to Set Goals How to Improve Study Skills Student Success
Clubs & Organizations Career Exploration Time Management College Major or Interest
Personal/Family Issues College Resources Transfer to University Motivation
College Policies Self-Confidence Stress Management Child Care
I. GOALS      
Do you plan to tranfer to a four-year university? Yes No
If yes, which universities interest you?    
1. 2. 3.  
If you could choose three careers, what would they be?  
(Don't think about grades, skills, formal education or family resources at this time.)
1. 2. 3.  
I authorize communication through email Yes No
I release the use of program photographs for publicity purposes.  Yes No
Student Signature: Date:

In order to be considered for the 2014-2015 High School FYE Scholarship, YOU MUST:

  • Print this page; MUST BE SIGNED AND DATED
  • Attached the following documents:
  1. Complete the 2014-2015 FYE  Application.

  2. Type a one page (500 words) personal statement on the following topic:

    Address your academic goals and career aspirations. Describe your educational history and achievements, and your involvement in other extracurricular experiences.  Be sure to discuss why you believe you should be awarded a scholarship.

  3. Obtain one letter of recommendation.

    It might be from a teacher, guidance counselor, community or religious leader, club advisor, or immediate supervisor.

  4. One Copy of recent high school transcripts
  • Drop all these documents at the Transfer Center building D29.  Attention Maria Estrada. NO LATER THAN JUNE 6, 2014.



ELIGIBILITY - To be eligible, an applicant must satisfy the following requirements. 

o         Enrolled in 12 units at El Camino College - Compton Center
o       Minimum cumulative High School GPA of 2.0 or higher
o       Acceptance into the FYE Program
o       Completion of High School Diploma 2014



  1. The deadline for submission of all scholarship materials is June 6, 2014.
  2. Applications will then be assessed and sent to committees. Committees will review the applications, interview applicants, and select scholarship winners. Winners will be notified the week of August 15, 2014.

 NOTE:  Scholarship applications and information contained therein will not be returned to the applicants.  If necessary, all materials should be photocopied prior to submission.  All materials are kept confidential and destroyed after two academic years.

Please notify the El Camino College-Compton Center Financial Aid and Scholarship Office of any changes in address (310) 900-1600 x 2935.



Donors of scholarships and their representative may request access to your academic records at El Camino College-Compton Center.  Your authorization is required before these requests can be granted.

I, the undersigned, hereby grant scholarship donors and their representative access to my academic records on file at El Camino College-Compton Center as it pertains to this scholarship application. 

I understand that I must continue at El Camino College-Compton Center during the Fall and Spring of my second academic year, and maintain the minimum GPA and academic standing (12 units or more per semester) to be eligible to receive the second year award of this scholarship.

In addition, I hereby affirm that the information contained herein is accurate to the best of my knowledge, and I understand that any misrepresentation may lead to the denial, revocation, and/or repayment of any scholarship awarded to me. 

Student Signature:
Student ID #:
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