Scholarships

Spring 2017 Engage Estrella Scholarships

$1000:  24 or more credits

What does 24 or more credits mean:

Successfully completed courses in the Fall 2016 semester + Actively enrolled courses in the Spring 2017 semester

Ex.

Sam completed 15 credits in the Fall (5 classes) and is currently enrolled in 9 credits this Spring (3 classes). In total, Sam has enrolled in 24 credits over the course of the E2 year. Sam is eligible for the $1000 scholarship.

$500: 12 – 23 credits

What does 12-23 credits mean:

Successfully completed courses in the Fall 2016 semester + Actively enrolled courses in the Spring 2017 semester

Ex.

Sam completed 9 credits in the Fall (3 classes) and is currently enrolled in 6 credits this Spring (2 classes). In total, Sam has enrolled in 15 credits over the course of the E2 year. Sam is eligible for the $500 scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria: 
  • Active participant in E2 1-to-1 mentoring (If you participated in E2 Mentoring prior to Fall 2016,  you are not eligible for this scholarship but should instead apply for the Spring 2017 Engage Estrella Extended (E3) Scholarship)

Active participants…

  • Met with mentor 2 or more times per month
  • Attended E2 Orientation
  • Completed E2 Mid-Point Check-In Survey
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 at EMCC
  • Attended a minimum of two campus events during the Fall 2016 semester AND two campus events during the Spring 2017 semester (total of four events)

Special Note: All applications will require a mentor recommendation form. A mentor recommendation form can only be submitted after the student application is submitted. For this reason we encourage applicants to submit application prior to due date giving mentor sufficient time to upload their recommendation form. Both application AND mentor recommendation form are due on April 1st. There will be no exceptions.

For questions related to scholarship eligibility or mentor recommendation, please contact Engage Estrella @ engageestrella@estrellamountain.edu or call 623.935.8331

Additional Information: 
  1. Identify which 2 campus events you attended during the Fall 2016 semester AND two campus events the Spring 2017 semester. Describe two of these events and how they benefited you.

  1. Explain why you chose to participate in the Engage Estrella (E2) Mentoring Program. Describe your experience in E2.   (100 word minimum)

When constructing your response, consider the following:

  • How did you contribute to the mentoring relationship?
  • What did you gain as a result of the relationship?
  • How has your participation in campus events contributed to your learning?
  • How has your experience in E2 helped to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence level?

  1. Describe your (1) short term and (2) long term educational/career goals. Explain how the E2 scholarship will help you reach these goals?  (100 word minimum)
  2. Submit Mentor Name & Email to request Mentor Recommendation.
Scholarship Amount: 
$1,000