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LAVC Foundation Now Offering Scholarship Applications Online

The LAVC Foundation is now accepting online applications for its 2019 scholarships from qualified LAVC students. This is the first year that the Foundation scholarship application is offered fully online! Check the LAVC Foundation web site for a list of scholarships and to apply. The deadline for most Foundation scholarships is March 22, 2019.

LAVC Foundation Now Offering Scholarship Applications Online

The Los Angeles Valley College Foundation is now accepting online scholarship applications from students who are enrolled for the Spring 2019 semester at LA Valley College. 

The 2019 application period for LAVC Foundation Scholarships began on Monday, February 4. The deadline to submit an application online for most scholarships is Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4 p.m.; four scholarships have a deadline of April 19, 2019 at 4 p.m.

The LAVC Foundation offers student scholarships based on a variety of criteria including academic achievement, financial need, high school attended, program of study, and community service. Foundation scholarships are made available through the generosity private donors who have helped promote the college's continuing scholastic excellence.

"We are very excited to offer LAVC students the convenience of an online application process for our Foundation scholarships," said Raul Castillo, executive director of the LAVC Foundation.

This year, the 2019 Foundation Scholarship application process has completely moved online. The new online system allows students to simply apply once by answering a series of questions, and their application will put them in consideration for all the scholarships they qualify for.

Students who are interested in applying for LAVC Foundation Scholarships should visit the LAVC Foundation Scholarships webpage to establish an account and follow the online instructions. Scholarship applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in PDF format: a copy of their LAVC unofficial transcript, a copy of their Spring 2019 class schedule, a copy of their 2019 Financial Aid Summary, and if applicable, a copy of their College Promise Fee Waiver (formerly BOG). Students should also have the email addresses of their LAVC professors/instructors who may be willing to provide letters of recommendation.

Only LAVC students who are enrolled in Spring 2019 semester are eligible to apply. If selected, students will receive their award in August 2019 in time for the Fall 2019 semester. The student must be enrolled in Fall 2019 at Valley College or has transferred in Fall 2019 to a four-year university; students must provide class schedule. Applicants will be notified of decisions by e-mail in mid July 2019. 

Last year, the LAVC Foundation awarded over $186,000 in scholarships and stipends to 347 LAVC students. Those efforts were made possible from the generosity of individuals that include alumni, faculty and staff, and community members who support the Foundation. For more information on Foundation Scholarships, or for anyone who wishes to make a contribution to the LAVC Foundation, please contact the LAVC Foundation at (818) 947-2619 or visit LAVC Foundation Web site.


Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 3/10/2019 5:01:19 PM