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Scholarship Program

Scholarships

Bresee is proud to be able to provide our community of students with college scholarships ranging from $750 - $3,000.


Deadline: March 15, 2020

To be eligible for a scholarship from the Bresee Foundation, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Academic

  • GPA minimum 2.5
  • Acceptance to an accredited 4 year college in the U.S.
  • Full-time enrollment in college throughout duration of award

Other

  • Resident of LA County, regardless of citizenship status; must be AB540 eligible
  • High School Senior or Bresee Alumni Community College Transfer

Essay

Please respond to the following question and upload. The response must be two pages or less, single space, 12pt font; Times New Roman.

  • The P.F. Bresee Foundation believes in ending the cycle of poverty. How do you plan on serving your community when you graduate college?

Two Letters of Recommendation

  • Please attach two letters of recommendation to this scholarship application. Both should attest to the applicants potential, ability, and character. Recommendations should be written by teachers/professors, employers, mentors, or advisors. Recommendations written by Bresee employees or family members will not be accepted.

Additional Requirements

  • Unofficial High School Transcripts

All applicants are also required to submit an application, a personal statement, and an official high school transcript. Please submit all documents at http://bit.ly/bresee2020.

For more information on how to apply, contact
College Access & Success Coordinator
Nathalie Ordaz
nordaz@bresee.org
(213)387-2822 ext. 134

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