Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel
Southern California Chapter
The WESTOP SoCal Scholarship Fund was founded to assist first generation, low-income, disabled, veteran, and/or underrepresented students in completing their educational goals. The Student Leadership Scholarship award is $500. The awards are available on a competitive basis to graduating high school seniors and college students who are nominated by a current and paid WESTOP SoCal voting member.
Nominator must be a CURRENT and PAID voting member of WESTOP SoCal.
If you have questions about your “Current and Paid” status please contact:
Upward Bound Outreach Specialist
Norco College Upward Bound
2001 Third Street
Norco, CA. 92860-2600
Phone: (951) 739-7819 / (951) 739-7826
Each program may nominate only ONE (1) student for the 2018 - 2019 WESTOP So Cal SLC Scholarship.
The nominated student must be a current and active participant in an Equal Educational Opportunity Program (EOC, McNair, Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Science, Cal SOAP, EOP(S), GEAR Up, etc.).
High school seniors and college students must intend to enroll full-time (12 units) in an accredited college or university for the 2019 - 2020 academic year.
Application available: Monday 02/04/2019
Application deadline: Tuesday 02/26/2019 by 11:59 pm
Scholarship Process and Instructions: There are 3 parts to complete for consideration.
Online Application can be found and submitted at:
WESTOP SoCal Student Leadership Conference Scholarship Application 2019
Part I: Scholarship Application and Part II: Nominator Form have been designed with the intent to have the Student and Nominator fill out / sign / submit at the same time. Please have documents such as personal statements, transcripts, Recommender Form and Recommendation Letter ready to upload to complete the application process.
Part I: Scholarship Application (Student Information)
Part II: Nominator Form – must be completed by a current and paid WESTOP voting member.
Part III: Recommendation Form and Letter – Recommendation Form MUST be submitted to recommender for completion. The Recommendation Form needs to be completed and signed by a teacher, professor, counselor, etc. and returned to the scholarship applicant along with a Recommendation Letter. The scholarship applicant will upload the completed Recommendation Form and Recommendation Letter as part of their scholarship application.
Scholarship Application available via WESTOP SoCal website. All programs to be notified via listserv email
Scholarship Application Deadline
3/05/19 – 3/06/19
Announcement of selected applications to Nominators
2019 SLC @ California State University Dominguez Hills
Should you have any questions regarding the 2019 Scholarship application, please do not hesitate to contact the SLC Scholarship Chair:
EOP/TRIO Student Support Services
California State University, Northridge
Bayramian Hall 220
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: (818) 677-6732
Student Leadership Conference