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Department of Communication Speech Scholarships


Tan-Goulet Scholarship

For Excellence in Speech Communication

Application

Tan Goulet Scholarship Application (Comm Students)  

Background:

The Tan-Goulet Scholarship, named after Mt. SAC Communication Professors Colleen Tan and Helen Goulet, was established to recognize student achievement in Speech Communication.

Eligibility:

  • This scholarship is awarded to Communication (Speech) majors who have completed at least 10 units in SPCH courses at Mt. SAC by the end of Fall 2016. Students must submit unofficial transcripts to confirm units.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and be in good standing with the College.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Students who are Communication majors and/or students who are members of the Communication Club and currently in good standing with the club based on the current advisors’ standards.

Application Process:

Students must submit the attached application and supplemental materials (see below) to Roxan Arntson’s mailbox in the Department of Communication Office (Building 26D) no later than 12:30 pm on Tuesday, November 15. 

Supplemental Materials:

In addition to the application form, please submit:

  • A copy of your Mt. SAC transcript. (Unofficial copies are accepted, but may be verified for accuracy.)
  • Applicants must submit a short essay (max 2-pages, double-spaced) discussing communication experience outside the classroom, such as speaking for campus or community groups, leadership activities, involvement in the campus Communication Club, or participation in Forensics.
  • 1. How have your SPCH classes improved your communication skills?
  • 2. List communication activities outside of class (number of hours)

Awards:

Up to 8 students will receive awards to apply toward academic expenses for Spring 2017. Awards will vary. 

Notification:

Award winners will be announced at the Fall “Speak O’ Rama” on Thursday, December 8, 2016. 

 

If you have questions about the scholarship process, please contact Professor Roxan Arntson

(909) 274-5303

Anderson-McLeod Scholarship

For Excellence in Forensics

Application

Anderson McLeod Scholarship Application (Forensics) 

Background:

The Anderson-McLeod Scholarship, named after Mt. SAC Communication Professors Lavelle Anderson and Molly McLeod, was established to recognize student achievement in Forensic participation.  

Eligibility:

  • This Scholarship is awarded to current forensics team competitors who have successfully completed two semesters of forensics by the end of Fall 2016. Students must submit unofficial transcripts to confirm forensics units. 
  • We may also award an “outstanding first-year team member” to a student in his/her first year of competition who exemplifies the qualities of strong work ethic, teamwork, and dedication to improvement
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 and be in good standing with the College. 

Application Process:

Students must submit the attached application and supplemental materials (see below) to Roxan Arntson’s mailbox in the Department of Communication Office (Building 26D) no later than 12:30 on Tuesday, November 15. 

Supplemental Materials:

In addition to the application form, please submit:

  • Applicants must submit a list of relevant tournaments and team events and awards received while on the team.
  • Applicants must submit the application form, and a short essay (max 2-pages, double-spaced) discussing how forensics has changed them personally, their worldview, and/or their educational goals. 

Awards:

Award recipients and scholarship amounts will vary. Students may apply awards toward academic or Forensics expenses for Spring 2017.

Notification:

Award winners will be announced Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Fall “Speak O’Rama.” 

 

If you have questions about the scholarship process, please contact Professor Roxan Arntson

(909) 274-5303