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Foundation Scholarships

The Foundation and its Auxiliaries have established scholarships through fundraising efforts and contributions. In many cases these scholarships award funds to more than one student.

GWC Foundation Scholarship
The Golden West College Foundation’s mission is to promote and assist Golden West College by generating community support for scholarships, capital needs, and special projects to assure quality education to the community for lifelong learning and earning opportunities for the people and businesses in our service area.

Patrons Founders Scholarship
This scholarship is dedicated to the founders of the Golden West College Patrons. Those founders are: Marion Aguirre, Mary Boyce, Corrie Broussard, Terry Burns, Elaine Craft, Bobette Dannettell, Peggy Freeman, Jeanne Hickey, Lucy Horner, Beth Kennedy, Diddy Lammers, Penny Loomer, Connie McCausland, Sally Newell, Mrs. Norbert Murphy, Diane Reed, Elaine Turnbull, Grace Winchell, and Florence Woolbright. The Patrons have established this scholarship in their honor. 

Patrons Monarch Scholarship
Organized in April of 1973, the Golden West College Patrons raise funds annually for student scholarships. The Patrons is a college support group of over 100 members, which is comprised of alumni, community volunteers and Golden West College staff and faculty. In addition to fund raising, Patrons members have volunteered hundreds of hours each year in support of the Patrons Chefs for Scholarships, Fine Arts Gallery, Gala, Commencement, Scholarship and Awards Convocation, and other special events.

Patrons Emancipated Foster Youth Scholarship
The Golden West College Patrons established their scholarship for Emancipated Foster Youth to encourage them to never stop striving to reach for their goals.

Patrons Past Presidents Scholarship
The Golden West College Patrons established this scholarship in 2003 to honor the Past Presidents of Patrons for their service and support of education to Golden West College students.

Patrons Veterans Scholarship
The Patrons of Golden West College established this scholarship to honor and support our student veterans as they transition from military life to student life.

Patrons High School Scholarships
These scholarships are for high school seniors who will be attending Golden West College.

Hens & Chickens Quilt Fellowship Scholarship
The GWC Hens & Chickens Quilt Fellowship is a volunteer auxiliary group for GWC that supports the college’s goals and campus improvements. This scholarship was established to demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement.


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15744 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: 714-895-8316