Fall 2016, Spring 2017 scholarship recipents

How to Apply

The Friends of Chabot College Scholarships will be available in January 2018. Contact The Friends of Chabot College at 510.723.6633 or friendsofchabot@chabotcollege.edu with questions.

The Friends of Chabot College is proud to provide over $44,000 worth of scholarships to Chabot College students during the 2016/17 Academic year.

Congratulations to the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Scholarship Recipients


Barnes and Noble Scholarship

Barnes & Noble Scholarship

Barnes and Noble is the world’s largest bookstore and the vendor responsible for managing the Chabot College Bookstore.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide Chabot College students with books and supplies.

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Wafaa Kadhem - $500
  • Orobosa Ogbeide - $500
  • Asma Safdar - $500
  • Jeanette Shepherd - $500

Mark L. Eisenberg Memorial Scholarship

Mark L. Eisenberg Scholarship

Mark L. Eisenberg was a Chabot College alumnus who after facing a series of personal challenges found success as a local attorney.

The purpose of this scholarship is to support students majoring in one of the STEM fields (Computer Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Biology or Mathematics).

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Kenechukwu Okwuosa - $500
  • Victor Zendejas Lopez - $500

Fall 2016 Recipients

  • Yanyin Liu - $500
  • Jose Rodriguez - $500

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Scholarship

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Scholarship

The Institute of Management Accounts (IMA) is a professional organization of accountants and financial managers. They would like to assist students in learning about the accounting and financial management profession, exploring career options, and building one’s résumé and professional network.                                            

The purpose of this scholarship is to support students majoring in Accounting.

Spring 2017 Recipient

  • Adrian Sandoval - $250  plus one year membership dues IMA-East Bay/Northern California Chapter

Miranda Lux Scholarship

Miranda Lux Scholarship

Miranda Lux was a 19th century woman whose legacy today is the foundation that bears her name. When she died in 1894, her will contained a provision for $500,000 to be invested in the perpetuation of students’ educational prospects in the world. Her generous legacy continues on.

The purpose of this scholarship is to support Chabot College students, ages 18 to 22, who are in the early phase of their college studies.

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Jacob Aguilar - $1,000      
  • Johnny Campos - $1,000
  • Suong Kieu - $1,000
  • Taufa Setefano - $1,000
  • Jeanette Shepherd - $1,000
  • Armando Torres - $1,000
  • Jeremy Yu - $1,000

Fall 2016 Recipients

  • Gerardo Aguilar Marin - $1,000
  • Carla Garcia  - $1,000
  • Samuel Ishiekwene - $1,000
  • Renato Pequeño - $1,000
  • Daisy Perez - $1,000
  • Steffany Ramirez - $1,000
  • Jorge Toro - $1,000
  • Armando Torres - $1,000

Dr. Glenn Leuning Scholarship

Dr. Glenn Leuning Scholarship

Dr. Glenn Leuning was a member of the Chabot College Counseling Division from 1964 to 1971. He was appointed Chairperson for the Humanities Department in 1971, and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1978. Dr. Leuning believes that all students who qualify should have the opportunity to attend college and receive the support of others.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide general support to Chabot College students who are transferring to a four-year college.

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Suong Kieu - $1,0000

Fall 2016 Recipient

  • Kameron McDowell - $1,000

Edward E. and Donna L. Martins Scholarship

Edward and Donna Martins Scholarship

In 1961 distinguished local attorney Edward E. Martins was elected to the Board of Trustees for the South County Community College District, as it was called then. After one term, he relinquished his position because he believed that elective service ought to be circulated among the citizenry. Edward and his wife Donna (a Chabot College alumnus) have a deep commitment to Chabot students and their success.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide general support to Chabot students.

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Gurwant Khabra - $1,000      
  • Louella Lopez - $1,000
  • Francisco Navarro - $1,000
  • Jeanette Shepherd - $1,000
  • Armando Torres - $1,000

Fall 2016 Recipients

  • Hesham Assabahi - $1,000
  • Breanna Frelot  - $1,000
  • Nicholas Goff - $1,000
  • Stacy Harris - $1,000
  • Orobosa Ogbeide - $1,000

Ellen LaFleur McIlroy Scholarship

Ellen LaFleur McIlroy Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Ellen LaFleur McIlroy taught English at Chabot College from 1966 to 1998. She earned her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to her scholarly work, she was the first female Episcopal priest to be ordained in the United States.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to Chabot College students, who are Language Arts majors, and have been accepted to an accredited four-year college.

Spring 2017 Recipient

  • Alan Roberson - $3,000

Berty Nebenzahl-Ruth Talley Scholarship

Berty Nebenzahl- Ruth Talley Scholarship

After retiring from work as public school teachers, Berty Nebenzahl and Ruth Talley decided to attend classes at Chabot. They greatly enjoyed their courses and came to love the college. Ruth passed away in 2011, but her legacy lives on in this scholarship funded by Berty.

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are participant-organizers in Chabot College Student Life groups or activities.     

Spring 2017 Recipient

  • Jorge Toro - $1,000

Peter Sategna – Del Della Dora Veterans Scholarship

Peter Sategna & Del Della Dora Memorial Scholarship

Peter Sategna and Del Della Dora were each veterans of World War II and they believed that all students ought to be able to achieve the highest level of education as they desire.

The purpose of this scholarship is to support student veterans

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • VerJason Astorga - $2,500      
  • Joseph Freydenfeldt - $2,500

Fall 2016 Recipient

  • Allysia Saetern - $2,500

Janet Waring Nursing Scholarship

Janet Waring Nursing Scholarship

Janet Waring is a former Chabot College nursing instructor. She is a philanthropist who gives of her time, talent, and treasure, and who hopes that nursing students for years to come will benefit from her scholarship.

The purpose of this scholarship is to support nursing students.

Spring 2017 Recipient

  • Benjamin Dombro - $1,000

Sylvia and Juan Espinoza Memorial Scholarship

Sylvia & Juan Espinoza Memorial Scholarship

Davida Scott has funded and named a scholarship in the memory of her friends Sylvia & Juan Espinoza. It is intended for students who have graduated from either Brenkwitz Alternative High School or the Hayward Community Day School, and enroll at Chabot College.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide books and school supplies for students graduated from either Brenkwitz Continuation High School or the Hayward Community School, and who will be attending Chabot College in the fall semester following high school graduation.

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Dalila Tostado Gonzalez - $300
  • Felicity Troncao - $300
  • Heidi Vargas - $300
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