Community Colleges

The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation works with Cabrillo College, Hartnell College, and Monterey Peninsula College to select bright, highly motivated low-income women with a strong potential for making a difference. The president of each participating community college nominates three women to be considered for the Baskin Foundation scholarship. For more information on community college participation, please see the guidelines below. Due to a glitch in our website, please clear your browser's cache before reviewing the following pages to ensure access to the most updated documents.

Guidelines for Participating Community Colleges:

After eligible students have submitted their applications, the community college is responsible for the following:

  • The community college president must nominate three exceptional women to be considered for this scholarship. By March 15, the community college must provide the Foundation with their complete applications according to the icon Scholarship Guidelines and Application.
  • Each application must include a copy of the icon Information Release Form - Community Colleges signed by the student and Community College representative so that the Baskin Foundation can obtain relevant information regarding the student’s financial aid, grades, transfer records, etc. (Note that the student will sign another copy of this form to give to the UC campus.)
  • The community college and/or student will notify the Baskin Foundation of student admittance to and intent to enroll in a UC campus as soon as this information is available.
  • In March, the Baskin Foundation will select one student from each college’s nominees as the scholarship recipient. The Baskin Foundation will notify the community college counselor by April 15. The counselor will inform the scholarship recipients of their award.


The Foundation upholds the highest standards of confidentiality and will not disclose student information to outside parties.
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