MSP Richard S. Whittle Memorial Endowment

The Richard S. Whittle Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Richard S Whittle, an avid supporter of the arts. He was remembered for his easygoing personality and his cheerful outlook on life. This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student pursuing a degree in the field of Theater, Art, or Music.

Please note: Any change to your enrollment status resulting in less than full time enrollment for any term within the award year will result in a cancellation of your award.

  • Undergraduate students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Graduate students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • Graduate students must enroll in 6 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • One letter of recommendation must be requested through the my Matador Scholarship system. Recommender will submit their letter through this system.
  • Must upload a copy of your student resume. A student resume is a detailed record of your personal and educational information. It includes the name of your school/college, coursework, projects (if any) undertaken, and awards. The resume may also contain additional information like your extracurricular activities, volunteer experiences, job experiences (if any), hobbies, etc.

Award
$2000.00
Deadline
05/29/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am pursuing a degree in the field of Theatre, Art, or Music.
  2. What movie, poem, musical composition, or art piece has most influenced your life and the way that you view the world? Why?
  3. Some say social media is superficial, with no room for expressing deep or complex ideas. We challenge you to defy these skeptics by describing yourself as fully and accurately as possible in the 280-character limit of a tweet (60 words).
  4. [MSP 1] Please request: A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or community leader - who can attest to your meritorious performance and personal strengths and can assess your potential for academic and career success. The letter should include a signature, title, and contact information. The letter should be addressed to: *Award Selection Committee*.
  5. Please upload: A copy of your student resume/CV. A student resume is a detailed record of your personal and educational information. It includes the name of your school/college, coursework, projects (if any) undertaken, and awards. The resume may also contain additional information like your extracurricular activities, volunteer experiences, job experiences (if any), hobbies, etc.