AAFG Recipient Off to Sonoma State University

August 19, 2019

Jessica Hernandez received the AAFG (Adopt A Fifth Grader Scholarship) seven years ago while attending Oak Manor Elementary School.  Her scholarship was generously provided by Mendo Lake Credit Union which is now Community First Credit Union, who are long-time, and loyal supporters of the program.

Coastal Student Jack Ortega Receives Scholarship

August 8, 2019

“My experience at Mendocino College has been a story of successes!” scholarship recipient Jack Ortega enthusiastically states. “I really didn’t expect the quality of education I have received here. It’s been more than I could have hoped for.”

AAFG Recipient Enrolls at Mendocino College for Fall Semester

July 23, 2019

In 2012, Emma Compa was a 5th grader attending Blosser Lane Elementary School in Willits when her name was called as a recipient of the Mendocino College Foundation’s Adopt A Fifth Grader Award.

Span forward seven years and Emma is enrolled at Mendocino College for the upcoming fall semester. She graduated from La Vida Charter School meeting both intentions of the AAFG program. The program was created to encourage students to graduate from high school and attend Mendocino College.

John Bogner Remembered

July 17, 2019

Ukiah… A memorial plaque honoring all of the John Bogner Fine Arts Scholarship recipients was recently mounted inside the lobby of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts at Mendocino College.

Scholarship Recipient Hailey Choate

June 28, 2019

“Scholarship Recipient Hailey Choate” Ukiah… “Hailey Choate is a remarkable woman,” according to her professor, Helen Falandes. She has received multiple scholarships through the Mendocino College Foundation because she is simply an outstanding student.

Choate maintains a 4.0 grade point average at Mendocino College and is looking forward to the next chapter of her educational career. She will be one of the first to start the college’s new Physical Therapy Assistant program this fall.

North County 5th Graders Receive Scholarships

June 19, 2019

Willits...Nine fifth grade students, representing Willits and Laytonville received the Mendocino College Foundation’s Adopt a Fifth-Grader Award. This annual program is designed to motivate students early to start thinking about graduating from high school and to attend college.

Mendocino College Biology Student Awarded Mendocino Coast Audubon Scholarship

May 18, 2019

The Friends of the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station and Natural Sciences are pleased to announce the awarding of the 2019 Brandon Pill Memorial Mendocino Coast Audubon Society $1000 scholarship to biology student Jasmine Martin. Jasmine has been studying marine biology at Mendocino College.

"As part of my biology studies, I have visited the Mendocino College field station in Point Arena, CA," explains Jasmine. "There, I conducted fieldwork on marine organisms and plant life."

Giving the Gift of an Education

May 18, 2019

A longtime supporter of Mendocino College has established a new perpetual scholarship in honor of his late wife, Mary Lou Koeninger.  The Mary Lou Koeninger Memorial Scholarship will provide an annual $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in earth sciences at Mendocino College.

MC Foundation Scholarships Awarded

May 5, 2019

May 1, 2019- The Mendocino College Foundation's Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Chair, is honored to announce that, "More than $170,000 in scholarship dollars have been awarded to both returning and new Mendocino College Students."

One hundred and twenty-eight individual scholarships were awarded and will be disbursed for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters at Mendocino College.  Scholarships average from $500 to $2,500 and provide the financial support that many students need in order to stay in school.

The La Rue Kobrin Scholarship Winners

April 15, 2019


The Mendocino College Foundation is honored to announce the winners of the 2019 La Rue Kobrin Perpetual Scholarships.


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