MSP Katherine M. Champlin Scholarship

Katherine M Champlin dedicated her life to education before she retired from the Los Angeles School System as a principal in one of the San Fernando elementary schools. She had a Master’s Degree from UCLA but took post-graduate work at California State University, Northridge. She was so favorably impressed with this fine university that she left a scholarship fund in her will to assist deserving students in the field of education.

Must be enrolled in the College of Education in a teacher credential program during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.

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

  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Credential 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
Varies
Deadline
06/30/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. I will be enrolled in a teacher credential program during the upcoming Fall & Spring terms.
  2. Why do you want to be a teacher? If there was a specific defining moment in which your desire to be an educator was affirmed, please elaborate on that experience.
  3. How do you define success?
  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.