Foothill Academic Achievement Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize students with a rigorous commitment to academic excellence.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units at Foothill College at the time of the scholarship deadline and disbursement of scholarship funds.

2. Applicant’s cumulative Foothill GPA must be a 3.50 or higher.

3. Applicant must be strongly recommended by a Foothill College faculty member.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Financial need may be considered. We, therefore, strongly recommend that applicants 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.

Estate of Nickolas and Shirley Krea
Community Donations
Denise Smith-Hams and Stephen Hams
8 awards @ $500, 5 awards @ $2000
Foothill College
Supplemental Questions
  1. 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.
  2. Which is your primary school for the current academic year?