Foothill Juan and Carmen Miner Family Scholarship for Workforce Majors

Created in loving memory of Juan and Carmen Miner and established by Foothill-De Anza Community College Chancellor Judy C. Miner, this scholarship is intended to acknowledge students who have shown passion for their education and are currently in a workforce major. With more than 40 years as an educator, Chancellor Miner is a tireless advocate of higher education and community colleges.

To qualify for this Opportunity, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at the time of application and disbursement.
  • Must be enrolled in AA/AS degree or certificate that leads to employment after graduation in Foothill workforce programs: Dental Assisting/Hygiene, Pharmacy Technician, Radiologic Technology, Veterinary Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Environmental Horticulture, Ultrasound, Paramedic or EMT
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Applicant must have filed a current academic year’s financial aid application (the FAFSA at for U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, or the California Dream Act Application at for undocumented students who qualify for AB540 status) at least one week prior to the scholarship application deadline by 4:00pm. NOTE: Undocumented students who do not qualify for AB540 status should contact the Financial Aid Office for guidance about completing a financial aid application.
  • Demonstrate your determination in achieving your educational goals in your personal “My Story” essay as part of the application.

Judy C. Miner
$2000.00 (1 award available)
Foothill College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Which is your primary school for the current academic year?
  2. (Optional) Describe/demonstrate your determination in achieving your educational goals. NOTE: You only need to answer if you did not address this topic in your "My Story" essay or would like to expand on it.
  3. Will you have completed at least 16 units in a workforce major by Spring quarter?
  4. Please provide a Foothill College faculty member's name and email address for a letter of recommendation. *Note: When you submit your application for this scholarship, an e-mail will be sent to this faculty member requesting that he/she write and upload a letter of recommendation for you. Please contact this person before you submit your application to ensure that he/she can write the letter for you by the scholarship deadline.