Work Internships Ready Community College Students (WIRCCS)

The Work Internships Ready Community College Students (WIRCCS) Internship Scholarship is available to Estrella Mountain Community College students who are or will be participating in unpaid internships through West Valley businesses while concurrently enrolled in internship courses or programs for college credit.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • I have already successfully completed a minimum of one semester at Estrella Mountain Community College.
  • I have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • I am currently placed in or actively seeking an unpaid internship at a business west of 43rd Avenue.
  • I am currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in a concurrent internship course or program for college credit.
  • I understand that I will be required to participate in an interview with the selection committee if I am a finalist for this scholarship.
  • I understand that if I am awarded, I will be required to submit documentation from my internship employer stating the location, number of hours and duration of my internship. 
Additional Information: 

Final applicants will be interviewed by the WIRCCS Scholarship Board. Award amounts will vary based on internship details, including but not limited to the location, duration and number of hours assigned. Recipients are encouraged to reapply upon successful completion of previous internships.

You must complete the supplemental questions AND the general scholarship application to apply for this scholarship.

An updated cover letter and resume need to be uploaded.

Be sure to check your general application for additonal scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for.

DEADLINES are on the following dates at 5PM:

Fall 2019: September 22nd and November 17th

Spring 2020: February 9th and April13th

Click here to Apply