ELAC Spring 2014 Award Scholarships
Revised: 3/28/2014

Scholarship Applications for Spring 2014 will be made available Monday, February 10, 2014.

The last day to apply and submit your application is no later than Friday, March 7, 2014 (11:59 PM).

ELAC Spring 2014 Award Scholarship recipients List

The 2014 Scholarship Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in the evening time – students that receive the awards will be provided with detailed information regarding the ceremony.

More Information about the online scholarships, please click here.

Offline Scholarship

Name Blanca Flanagan Rios Scholarship Award
  1. Must be a current full time ELAC student (12 units or more) in good academic standing.
  2. Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above.
  3. Successfully completed one or more of the following courses:
  4.  - Chicano Studies 7: The Mexican-American in the History of the United States I
     - Chicano Studies 19: History of Mexico
     - Chicano Studies 42: Contemporary Mexican Literature
     - Chicano Studies 44: Mexican Civilization
     - Chicano Studies 51: Mexican Art-Pre-Columbian and Colonial
     - Chicano Studies 52: Mexican Art-Modern
     - Dance Techniques 421 and 422: Mexican Folklorico I and II
     - Music 132: Music of Mexico
     - Spanish 12: Contemporary Mexican Literature
     - Spanish 16: Mexican Civilization
  5. Demonstrate Financial Need: Student must be receiving the Board of Governors Fee Waiver.
  6. Submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts.
DueApplication Packet Due in G1-314:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11:00 AM

  1. You must be an Art Major.
  2. Submit an essay (500 words): Explain how you are planning to give back to the community after you acquire your planned degree.
  3. Submit a letter of recommendation.
DueApplication Packet Due in G1-314:
Friday, March 7, 2014, 11:00 AM

Name EDISON STEM Scholarship Award
  1. You must be a STEM Major: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or Geology/Earth Science.
  2. Have an overall GPA of 3.0.
  3. Submit an essay (500 words): Explain how you are planning to give back to the community after you acquire your planned degree.
  4. Submit a copy of your transcripts from all schools attended.
  5. Include two references (ideally STEM faculty) with their contact information.
DueApplication Packet Due in F7-210B:
Friday, March 7, 2014, 11:00 AM

Name Helen Miller Bailey Memorial Scholarship Award
Description A model educator, faculty leader and expert in Latin American History, Dr. Helen Miller Bailey tirelessly promoted the interests of her Hispanic students, establishing a model for giving back to the community. This scholarship was created to further her guidance of Hispanic students, but students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  1. Major in African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Economics, History, Political Science, or Sociology
  2. Experience and career plans to return to the community and help others
  3. Current ELAC student continuing or transferring in 2014-2015
  4. Completed at least 12 units at ELAC
  5. 3.0 GPA
DueApplication Packet Due in F7-307:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 4:00 PM

Name Rosalie Hilger Achievement Scholarship Award
Description Ernest Hilger on behalf of the Hilger Family Trust has established two scholarships in honor of his most beloved, caring and loving wife Rosalie of 45 years to continue her legacy in sharing her caring, loving, gentle and positive Life Spirit and Positive Energy with future generations of students she so loved. Rosalie taught and guided students for 24 years as an Adjunct Professor at East Los Angeles Community College and Los Angeles Mission College’s Child, Family and Consumer Studies Departments. Rosalie was the Director of the Foster and Kinship Care Programs at Los Angeles Mission College and the regional coordinator for these programs. She was instrumental and highly effective in securing partnerships with community leaders, parents, students, administrators, community based organizations and local public schools; and was responsible for writing, and co-authoring tremendous grants which brought millions of dollars in support of her students (For the Children) and the programs she managed.
  1. Must be US Citizen or a permanent resident in the state of California for the last two years.
  2. Must be a current full time student (12 units or more) at ELAC (or cross enrolled between ELAC and other LACCD colleges).
  3. Must have completed a minimum of three (3) credits in the following areas of study at ELAC prior to applying for the Rosalie Hilger Achievement Scholarship.
    a. Family and Consumer Studies Programs
    b. Child Family and Education Studies Departments
  4. Submit a copy of approved Student Education Plan.
  5. Must have a 2.5 GPA or above and all courses registered for must be completed satisfactorily, with a “C” or above.
  6. Submit a two (2) page autobiographical statement demonstrating excellent leadership skills and positive goal oriented lifestyle achievements for success in meeting life’s challenges. This autobiography should demonstrate a “Can Do Attitude” and an “I Can; I Will; I Must” perspective in meeting Life’s Challenges.
  7. Submit a list of extracurricular, leadership and volunteer activities to their community.
  8. Scholarship recipients must provide 15 hours of approved documented community service to the college or other community organization for the second semester award.
  9. Submit a reference letter
  10. Submit Official School Transcript
DueApplication Packet Due in G1-314:
Friday, April 23, 2014, 5:00 PM

Name Whittier Narrows Nature Center Associates/Grace Holtz Memorial Scholarship Award
  1. Student must be currently enrolled at East Los Angeles College (ELAC).
  2. completed a minimum of 30 units at ELAC.
  3. minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.
  4. plan on transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology, Geology, Geography, Biology, Marine Life, or Environmental Science.
  5. completed 40 hours, as a registered and documented volunteer, at Whittier Narrows Nature Center.
DueApplication Packet Due in G1-314:
Friday, April 18, 2014, 4:00 PM