The Bakersfield College Scholarship Committee (BCSC) is responsible for overseeing the review and selection of recipients for approximately 220 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.
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.
BC Office of Financial Aid (via Director of Financial Aid and Scholarship Manager) and the BC Foundation (via Foundation representative), and Academic Senate.
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
|Administrative Co-Chair||Jennifer Achan|
|Faculty Co-Chair||Laurel Mourtzanos|
|Foundation Executive Director||Cheryl Scott (or designee)|
|Financial Aid Interim Scholarship Manager||Jenae Ortega|
|Social Science||Richard Bolar|
|Physical Science||Wade Ellis|
|Behavioral Science||Eleonora Hicks|
|Counseling - Early College||Josie Guillen|
|Physical Science||Timothy Plett|
|Social Science||Jamal Wright|
|Physical Science||Anna Plett|
|Physical Science||Brent Wilson|
|Performing Arts||Scott Dirkse|
|Physical Science||Priyanka Longacre|
Bakersfield College is improving the main Panorama campus through a series of projects resulting from the voter approved Measure J bond of 2016. Our website, A Better BC has all of the information to keep you updated.
This video is an aerial view of our campus, before Measure J construction updates.
Please contact Jennifer Achan (Scholarship Committee Administrative Co-Chair) or Laurel Mourtzanos (Scholarship Committee Faculty Co-Chair) for more information.