Scholarship Committee

15 members of the committee.

About the Committee


The Bakersfield College Scholarship Committee (BCSC) is responsible for overseeing the review and selection of recipients for approximately 60 annual scholarships assigned by the BC Foundation and its donors. The BCSC is committed to the timely and fair selection of recipients eligible for scholarships that fall under their purview. The BCSC works in collaboration with the BC Financial Aid Office and BC Foundation to promote the awareness of the scholarship program and provide input in the planning of the annual Honors Celebration.

The Scholarship Committee Charge document was reviewed and approved on November 2, 2018.


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Scope of Authority

SC membership is responsible for the annual review of scholarship applications, the promotion of scholarships in general, and contributing to the planning of the annual honor celebration.


Reports To

BC Office of Financial Aid (via Director of Financial Aid and Scholarship Manager) and the BC Foundation (via Foundation representative), and Academic Senate.


Communicates With

Academic Senate, College Council, Vice President of Student Affairs



Chairs: Financial Aid Director, 1 Faculty

1. Foundation Director, BC Scholarship Manager
2. 15 Faculty Representatives at minimum, with one from the Delano Campus
3. 1 Classified Representative




Role Name
Administrative Co-Chair Jennifer Achan
Faculty Co-Chair Rebecca Monks

Foundation & Financial Aid

Role Name
Foundation Executive Director Cheryl Scott (or designee)
Financial Aid Scholarship Manager Amanda Stone


Role Name
Counseling Antonio Alfaro
Radiologic Technology Allison Ament
English Savanna Andrasian
Biology Melissa Berube
English Andrew Bond
Nursing Sandra Davis
Physical Science Wade Ellis
Behavioral Science Eleonora Hicks
Biology Margaret Hill-Crim
Counseling Veronica Lucas
Nursing Gabriele Martin
Counseling Elvira Martinez
English Denise Mitchell
STEM Laurel Mourtzanos
English Laura Peet
FACE Lily Pimentel Stratton
Physical Science Timothy Plett
Chemistry Anna Plett
English Naomi Rutuku
Counseling Brynn Schock
English Alicia Skipper
Communication Mark Staller
Chemistry Angelica Vasquez
Counseling Cynthia Zamora


Role Name


Meeting Times

Twice per academic year (Fall and Spring)

Last Meeting

Scholarship Committee Meeting - February 9th, 2021