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UMOJACOMMUNITYSCHOLARSHIPCRITERIA

Twotypesofscholarshipsareavailable.Thefirstisanacademicscholarshipforastudentwho
hasappliedandwilltransfertoafouryearuniversityinfall2011.Thisawardmustbeapplied
towardeducationalexpenses.Thesecondawardisapartialscholarshiptobeappliedtoward
thecostofattendingatourofHistoricallyBlackColleges&Universitiessponsoredby
EducationalStudentTours.ThesixdaytourwilldepartfromLosAngelesInternationalAirport
onJune26,2011andwillvisitthefollowingcollegesanduniversities:Bennett,ClarkAtlanta,
Hampton,Howard,Morehouse,NorthCarolinaA&TandSpelman.
Applicantsmustmeetalleligibilityrequirementsanddeadlinestoqualify.Eligibilityfor
scholarshipsrequiresthattheapplicantbeastudentcurrentlyparticipatinginanUmoja
CommunityaffiliatedprogramataCaliforniaCommunityCollege.
Applicantsmustalsoprovideallofthefollowing:
1. AcompletedUmojaCommunity2011ScholarshipApplication.
2. AletterofrecommendationfromyourcollegesUmojaprogramcoordinatororUmoja
instructor.
3. Aminimumof12unitscompletedatyourcurrentcommunitycollege.
4. Officialtranscriptsfromallcollegesattendedverifyingaminimum2.5cumulativegrade
pointaverage.
5. Aminimum500wordtypedessaywhichaddresses:a)UmojaCommunityactivitiesthat
youhaveparticipatedinthispastacademicyearandwhatyouhavelearnedfromyour
experience;b)whyyoushouldbeselectedasarecipientofanUmojaCommunity
scholarship.
PleasehaveallmaterialspostmarkedbyMarch11thandmailto:
ScholarshipChair: E.ElaineMoore
CounselingDivision
ElCaminoCollege
16007CrenshawBlvd
Torrance,CA90056

UmojaCommunityofCaliforniaCommunityColleges
2011SCHOLARSHIPAPPLICATION

Name:_________________________________________________________ DateofBirth:___________________

(Last)

(First)

(Middle)

(MM/DD/YYYY)

Address:____________________________________________________________________________

(Street)

(City&State)

(ZipCode)

HomePhone:_______________________________ CellPhone:_____________________________

EmailAddress:_______________________________________________________________________

Nameofcollegeattending:____________________________________________________________

NameofyourcollegesUmojaCommunityaffiliatedprogram:________________________________

Othercollegesoruniversitiesattended(ifany):____________________________________________

Pleaseindicateyourcurrenteducationalobjective(youmaycheckmorethanone):
VocationalCertificate___ AssociateDegree___Transfertofouryearuniversity___

Major:__________________________________

CareerGoal:____________________________

Ifyourplansincludetransferring,whatcollegeoruniversityareyouconsidering(listall)?
___________________________________________________________________________________

Haveyoureceivednotificationofacceptance?YESNO

Whatisyourcurrentprimarysourceofincome?____________________________________________

HaveyoucompletedtheFAFSA?YESNOIfyes,doyoucurrentlyreceivefinancialaid?YESNO

Areyoucurrentlyemployed?YESNOIfyes,howmanyhoursperweekdoyouwork?________

Pleaselistanyoncampusactivities,Umojaactivitiesand/orcommunityserviceprojects,inwhichyou
areorhavebeeninvolved:
___________________________________________________________________________________

Haveyoureceivedotherscholarships?Ifso,pleaselist:
___________________________________________________________________________________
(Nameofscholarship)

(Scholarshipamount)

(Dateawarded)

___________________________________________________________________________________
(Nameofscholarship)

(Scholarshipamount)

(Dateawarded)

IaffirmthattheinformationIhaveprovidedonthisapplicationistrueandaccuratetothebestofmy
knowledge.

Signature:__________________________________________
Date:_______________________