Category Archives: College Scholarships

Our 2020 College Scholarship Winner: Alexandra Manzo

Meet Alexandra Manzo our 2020 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Alexandra! Alexandra won in this coronavirus pandemic, weird world, against 11 other excellent applicants (the highest quality I have seen in 10 years). I will meet with her and her parents for an “official” Starbucks picture and to give her the certificate and scholarship money. But, we will do

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Our 2019 College Scholarship Winner: Nathaniel Tran

Meet Nathaniel Tran our 2019 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Nathaniel!   Nathaniel will be attending Pomona College majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Nathaniel submitted two resumes for his scholarship application. Very clever, must read 🙂 Go here to see all the scholarship recipients since 2011. Enjoy! Most of what I try fails, but these failures are often invisible, while the successes

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2018 Scholarship Recipient Yash Taneja Writes About His College Experience

Yash Taneja is our 2018 Carol Phan Memorial College Scholarship recipient and this is Yash’s blog entry describing his first quarter experiences at U.C. Davis where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. To read Yash’s winning Scholarship application submission….go here.   Thank you, Yash! We wish you the very best at U.C. Davis and will wait for your “after graduation blog”

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Our 2018 College Scholarship Winner: Yash Taneja

Meet Yash Taneja our 2018 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations, Yash!  đź™‚ Yash will be attending U.C. Davis majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He submitted the following original song for his scholarship application. Go here to see all the scholarship recipients since 2011. Enjoy! My Plan by Yash Taneja (To the beat of “God’s Plan” by Drake) Yeah they wishin’ and wishin’ and wishin’ and

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2018 Carol Phan College Scholarship for Tracy High IB / AG Sci Scholars

  Deadline: April 6, 2018 before 3:30 PM 2018 Tracy High IB / Ag Sci Scholarship Application Purpose: A lasting legacy to our lovely, talented, intelligent daughter and friend. We love you Carol. The Carol Phan Memorial College Scholarship is not an ordinary scholarship given by some corporation. We loved Carol, and Carol’s mom gives the money every year for this scholarship.  As

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Our 2017 College Scholarship Winner: Michelle Cho

Meet Michelle Cho our 2017 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner. Congratulations!  🙂 Michelle will be attending Brandeis University majoring in Biology. She submitted the following original fiction short story for her scholarship application. Go here to see all the scholarship recipients since 2011. Enjoy! Tears were running freely down her face. She knew everyone was staring but she didn’t care. Chloe’s

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2016 Scholarship Recipient Heather Norman Writes About Her College Experiences

The last 6 months have been some of the best of my life. Because of the ForCarol Scholarship I was able to have the unique and amazing opportunity to attend summer semester at BYU, an experience I highly recommend to all incoming freshmen to try at their schools. The money covered nearly all of my room and board expenses making

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