David Ibsen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of Fullerton College professor, and former dean of the Social Science Division, David Ibsen.

The David Ibsen Scholarship is for students majoring in any Social Science. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and 15 units of Social Science, with a minimum of 9 units of some combination of Geography, Philosophy, History, Economics, or Political Science. The student must be planning to transfer to a four year institution to study for a career in higher education, as faculty or administrator. The student must also write a brief essay of 250-500 words on the topic of “Why do you want to be in higher education.”

This scholarship will be offered every other year.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed a minium of 9 units of some combination of Economics, Geography, History, Philosophy or Political Science.
  2. Do you plan to have a career in Highr Education as faculty or adminstrator?
  3. Write a 250 - 500 word essay on "Why do you want to be in higher education?"