Porterville College

Scholarship & Awards Committee

FUNCTION

To apportion funds available for student scholarships and select recipients of scholarships and awards.

OBJECTIVE

To provide a system for the distribution of scholarship funds to Porterville College students.  The committee is responsible for holding the annual scholarship and awards ceremony.

SPECIFIC TASKS

  1. Through the Financial Aid and Foundation Offices, to widely advertise the availability of all scholarships and supply appropriate applications.
  2. In coordination with the Financial Aid and Foundation Offices, develop and maintain on file written criteria for each scholarship or award available.
  3. Collect applications for scholarships from students and references from faculty.
  4. Meet and confer in order to select scholarship and award recipients.
  5. Make all arrangements necessary to finance and produce the Annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony.

MEETINGS

Meetings are to be held as needed beyond the minimum of one meeting per semester.  The committee chair shall call regular and special meetings.

QUORUM

  1. A quorum shall consist of a majority of the members including the chair.
  2. A vote will be taken on all matters requiring a vote, and the chair shall cast a deciding vote in all votes ending in a tie.

 AGENDA

The committee chair will develop the agenda.

MEMBERSHIP          

                      * One faculty member selected from each Division……………………………………………………….............. …8

                        Classified Representative.................................................................................................................................... 1

                                  

                    ** Director of Enrollment Services– Chair (non-voting).......................................................................................... 1       

                    ** Assistant Director Financial Aid (non-voting)...................................................................................................... 1

                        Foundation Administrative Secretary (non-voting)………………………………….….......................................... 1

                       

                        Total Membership.............................................................................................................................................. 12

 

                      ** or designee

 

The Director of Enrollment Services shall serve as the chair in a non-voting capacity. The Assistant Director Financial Aid

(** designee in the Directors absence) and the Foundation Administrative Secretary shall serve as the recorder and secretary, respectively, in a non-voting capacity. 

 

* If a division chooses not to be represented, the committee shall request the Academic Senate to select a faculty member from the faculty-at-large to fill the vacant position.

 

SCHOLARSHPS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE

 

      ** Director of Enrollment Services ......................................................................................................................... Erin Cruz

      ** Assistant Director Financial Aid (designee chair in Directors absence)......................................................... Tiffany Haynes

         Foundation Administrative Secretary....................................................................................................... Carol Thornburg

         

          DIVISION CHAIR or DESIGNEE

                        Career & Technical Education......................................................................................................... Craig Britton

                        Fine and Applied Arts..................................................................................................................... Muriel Josten

                        Health Careers................................................................................................................................... Terry Bady

                        Health, Physical Education & Recreation....................................................................................... Dave Kavern

                        Language Arts................................................................................................................................... Carrin Blyth

                        Natural Science & Mathematics.............................................................................................. Shaunna Callison

                        Social Science...................................................................................................................................... VACANT

                        Student Learning Services........................................................................................... Kongming Mouanoutoua

          Classified Representative............................................................................................................................... Judy Fallert

 

          Total Membership.......................................................................................................................................................... 12

 

        ** Chair   .............................................................................................................................................................. Erin Cruz

          Recorder.................................................................................................................................................... Tiffany Haynes

          Secretary................................................................................................................................................. Carol Thornburg

 

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