Don Schaffner Memorial Scholarship
In honor of Don Shaffner, who did all he could in the service of others, all his life, in countless, quiet ways. A tinkerer, he could fix anything, with or without the parts, which he would make from scratch if missing. It is the intent of the Don Schaffner Memorial Scholarship to assist a student who has demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in Engineering or the Sciences transition to a 4-year college. CRITERIA: Will have completed 45 units at the start of the current term; must be enrolled in at least 9 units during the current term; plan to transfer to a 4-year college in the Fall; GPA of 3.2; majoring in Engineering or the Sciences; must demonstrate financial need. Personal statement should reflect any accomplishment you are proud to have achieved, including any challenges you overcame along the way. Preference will be given to a student who is overcoming challenges or is raising a family, and has demonstrated an interest in helping others.