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Jerry L. Adams Scholarship

March 12th, 2010

Here are the instructions and the application for the Jerry L. Adams scholarship “Keep your eyes on the prize”. 

Up to four continuing BCC students will be selected for $500 awards and up to two graduating students who are planning to be enrolled at a four-year college or university in fall 2010 will be selected for $2,000 awards each.   If you know of any eligible students, please provide them with a copy of these instructions and application.  Please have them return the completed application to me in Room 261 in the counseling office.

Here is the criteria:

  • Student must be currently enrolled in at least six (6) semester units at BCC – however, graduating students may have completed their course-work in the previous fall term.
  • Student must have completed a minimum of 12 units at BCC.  Semester units completed must include either MATH 48 UW, MATCH 248, 250, 251, 253 or an equivalent course with a final grade earned of “C” or better within the Peralta district.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Be pursuing an AA/AS degree or certificate of completion.
  • Demonstrate financial need.  Applicants must have completed the 2009-10 FAFSA in advance.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation.
  • Write an essay of 500 words or less stating academic and career goals, outstanding achievement, obstacles they have overcome, include community service and/or personal triumphs.

The application deadline is April 30, 2010.

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