Foothill Karen Druker Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship to recognize students who have persevered academically having overcome a great hardship(s) such as living with a disability, being the first in their family to attend college, overcoming economic hardship, being a single parent, etc.

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

  • Applicant must have overcome a great hardship and persevered academically.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in at least 6 units at Foothill College at the time of the scholarship deadline and disbursement of scholarship funds
  • Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Financial need must be clearly demonstrated. Applicant must, therefore, file 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.

Karen Druker
$3,000 (1 award available)
Foothill College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Which is your primary school for the current academic year?
  2. (Optional) Describe the hardship(s) you have overcome and how you have persevered academically. 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.