Category Archives: Scholarship Winners

2015 Scholarship Recipient Claire Guite Writes About Her College Experience

Our 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner, Claire Guite, graduated in May from Cal State Long Beach with a B.A in Fashion Design. Below, Claire writes about her college and work experiences. Go here to see Claire’s 2015 winning scholarship entry. 🙂 Enjoy! Hello everyone! I am here to give an update on my college experience, life in general, and

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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!  🙂 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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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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2012 Scholarship Recipient Seokho Hong Writes About His College Experiences

Seokho Hong was the Tracy High 2012 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. He has graduated from Stanford with a B.S. in Computer Science and plans to work at Cisco as a Data Scientist. To see Seokho’s winning entry for the Carol Phan College Scholarship….go here. Here is Seokho’s 2016 update on his experiences at Stanford and growing up. Thank you,

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Heather Norman

Heather Norman is our 2016 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient. Heather will be attending BYU studying Nursing with a minor in Music. We hope to hear from Heather as she progresses in her college career. Update: Heather wrote a blog about her college experiences.  Click here to read it. Exciting times! Heather submitted this essay and video for her scholarship

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My First Few Weeks at Cal State Long Beach Among Other Things :-)

Claire Guite, our 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship recipient, sent in this blog entry talking about her first few weeks at Cal State Long Beach!  — My First Few Weeks at Cal State Long Beach Among Other Things 🙂 By claireguite When I entered for this scholarship, I thought for sure I wasn’t going to win because my entry was so

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Claire Guite

Claire is the 2015 Carol Phan College Scholarship winner! Claire will be attending CSU Long Beach, majoring in Fashion Design. UPDATE: Claire graduated from CSU Long Beach in May 2019, she is now working in the fashion industry. We hope to be getting an update from Claire soon. 🙂 Go here to see Claire’s work:  be.net/claireguite Here is Claire’s essay

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