Foundation Scholarships

The AVC Foundation is proud to thank our 2014 Scholarship Convocation sponsors:

Magna Cum Laude: $1,000 and Above

Kaiser Permanente

Fellow: $500 and Above

Union Bank

Scholar: $100 and Above

First City Bank

The AVC Foundation has over 200 scholarships available to students each year. When applying for a Foundation scholarship, students simply fill out one application, and  their application is screened for all scholarships for which they are eligible. 

HOW DO I APPLY?

Foundation scholarships are awarded once a year. Major changes are being made in our 2015/2016 scholarship process. Plan to attend a student workshop in November of 2014 to learn more. The new scholarship application will be on the website by November 1, 2014. Watch your AVC e-mail in the fall for more information regarding workshops.

FIND A SCHOLARSHIP

 

HOW DO I KNOW I HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP?

All awarded students will receive a phone call with instructions from the AVC Foundation office in April.

HOW DO I RECEIVE MY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS?

Step 1: All awarded students must submit their Scholarship Acceptance Form and a thank you letter or card to the AVC Foundation by the due date.

Step 2: Scholarship recipients are required to attend the annual Scholarship Convocation in May, during which the donors will confer their scholarship certificates.  If unable to attend, the recipient must send someone to accept on his/her behalf or the scholarship will be forfeited.

Step 3: Scholarship recipients will receive their scholarship funds according to their 2014-2015 Fall/Spring enrollment status. If you are a……

High School Student starting at AVC in 2014-2015:

  • Your scholarship check will be credited to your fall semester account.  Additional funds remaining after tuition and fees are paid will be disbursed to the student at the beginning of the fall semester.

Continuing AVC student continuing at AVC in 2014-2015:

  • Your scholarship check will be credited to your fall semester account.  Additional funds remaining after tuition and fees are paid will be disbursed to the student at the beginning of the fall semester.

AVC student transferring to a 4-year college in 2014-2015:

  • You must complete the Scholarship Acceptance Form and specify which four-year college or university you will be attending (complete contact information and address required).  After AVC has received enrollment verification, a check will be forwarded to your four-year college’s financial aid office and we will send a confirmation to you by e-mail.  Once you have been notified, follow up with your four-year college’s financial aid office.

2014-15 Scholarship Program Calendar for
2014-15 Academic Year

Date Activity
May 22 Scholarship Convocation
August - September Scholarship Disbursement of checks/Transfer Disbursements

THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS

It is through the generosity of our many donors – individuals, businesses and community groups – that we are able to support the continued education of our students.  This investment in education ensures the strength of our workforce, the cultivation of future leaders, and the health and well being of our local, national and global community.  You make a difference in the lives of our students.  You touch the future.  You help our students imagine the possibilities.  Thank you for your generous and ongoing support!

If you are interested in establishing a scholarship, or contributing to an existing scholarship, please visit our Giving Opportunities page.

3041 W Ave K • Lancaster, CA 93536 • 661.722.6300, extension 6391 • Fax: 661.722.6550 • foundation@avc.edu

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