Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program


March 13, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program is open to underrepresented, low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate degree full-time in transportation, math, science, engineering, architecture, environmental design, PreMed, psychology, Spanish language/literature. The applicant does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and proof of attending college beginning in the fall semester. Recommendation by a faculty member is optional but highly suggested. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 6599 Jacaranda Avenue
  • Fontana, CA 92336
  • tel: 909-714-8617
  • fax: 909-235-4137

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Tolu F  on 10/6/2020 7:32:21 PM

Hello! For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of going into the medical field. I am a high school senior and I will be applying to colleges very shortly, planning to major in Biology and to attend full time in the fall. Throughout high school, I've maintained a 3.5 GPA. I've taken some honors courses, AP courses, and I have been on the honor roll for all four years of high school. Not only am I a diligent student, but I am also very involved in other activities. I have recently become the co-president of my school's Black Student Union, I am very involved in my church and I am a youth leader for my denomination's youth group. Concerning athletics, I've been on my high school's track team for the past four years as well. Despite all of these, I cannot rely on these completely to attend college. It has been my dream to become a pediatrician, work with children and care for them. College is very expensive nowadays and I cannot become a pediatrician without a college education. I am a 17 year old African American who does not live in a very diverse area. My goal is work with children, to care for children, and to fight on their behalf to make sure that they are safe in this society.

Adrian R  on 10/2/2020 8:41:17 AM

Hello, my name is Adrian Rodriguez, and I'm currently a high school senior and plan to go to college to major in civil engineering. My current cumulative GPA is a 3.7, and the majority of my classes were advance placement classes my jr and now sr year; however, Due to COVID-19, my mother is currently unemployed, so I'm trying to find ways to pay for college without being in lots of student debt.

Dilinna Madueke  on 9/29/2020 3:23:07 AM

Hello am a graduate from senior high school on a journey to college.Am seeking for scholarships to help my financial aides in college.I read about this scholarship and the requirements matched my grades.I have maintained a GPA of 3.0 in all my years in senior high school.I want to motivate my siblings to seek for scholarships too like i am.

Alicia B  on 9/28/2020 8:29:17 PM

Hi, I am going to be the first person in my family to go to college. I feel like I have a lot of odds against me and it;s not easy but I am trying to make myself proud. I want to become a paralegal and and get a bachelor degree in paralegal studies, I have seen people in my life that I would like to help in my community. I love paper work so working in legislation would be fine I've been an administrative assistant so I have the experience in the working environment. I am a senior in high school class of 2021 and life is hitting really hard, I am the first in my family to do a lot and I feel like many people are depending on me to fail. I know I can do better than what is surrounding me. I want to influence others more than whats around me.

Jack P  on 9/2/2020 6:08:50 PM

Hello, right now I am the first person in my family to go to college. On this date I am starting my freshman year in college. My major is a dental hygienist, and I also want to be the first person in my family to be come a doctor. Since I was born in a refugee camp, I want to succeed in life, and be an example of the of sibling and other future generation. I am willing to do whatever it takes to each my goal. Just today my mom call me and told me a bad news. People that are thought I trust and looking up too, they think I am useless. Both my parent are not english speaker so they were tell my parent that, they know anything about college. It was really tough hearing people say that to my parent. I want to be come a better person and help out other people who needs my help and help motiving them.

Malik S.  on 8/29/2020 1:28:37 PM

Hello, I am a senior in high school and plan on attending college because I would like to pursue a degree in the medical field, specifically psychiatry. I've maintained at 3.5 GPA throughout my years in high school. I will definitely need scholarship money to help me get through this journey and be the second person in my entire family to graduate from college.

Maria Castro Gonzales  on 7/5/2020 8:16:58 AM

Hello!! My name is Maria Castro and I am a high school junior, I graduate in 2021 which is going to be great! I come from a low income family in Maryland and am the first to go into college. At high school I have played year round sports while being in the IB Program as well been in my class SGA. I recently just got voted for our class President for our senior year. I have taken French since 7 grade but recently dropped it because of my IB classes. My cumulative GPA is a 3.8 and I really want to attend UVA or BYU and go down the pre-med path. I hope to become a pediatric neurosurgeon because I love kids and the brain fascinates me. I want to be different and change the lives of people. That is why I am choosing to go to college and work in the medical field.

Anjan R  on 6/22/2020 5:44:59 PM

I am a First-generation student with completion of my Freshmen year. With low income and l lots of loans for my study, it has been very difficult for my family.

Ariana Castro  on 6/15/2020 6:45:13 PM

I graduated high school two weeks ago and will be attending college this fall as a psychology major. I come from a single parent household, and I am a first generation college student. I took a couple AP classes during high school and was very involved. I was a cheerleader my freshman and sophomore year. Junior year I was inducted into NHS and my senior year I was president of student government, an active member in NHS, the editor of the school newspaper and yearbook, and I organized 2 service projects.

Brandon V.  on 6/12/2020 12:23:17 AM

I am currently going into my second year of college at Cal State University of San Bernardino, I am a Computer Engineer undergraduate with only one source of income from my Mother. I have a 3.1 GPA which does not meet the requirement but I am working hard for a better GPA. With the help of this scholarship I will be able to buy all my essential utensils for school as well help my family on a financial standpoint. During this pandemic I have lost my job and have constant stress of getting my family sick especially because my Mom is a Nurse, so if she gets sick she would not be able to work. I will use my Computer Engineering skills to help people that are going through the same or worse circumstances than myself, this is my one goal that will happen.

Cinthia V  on 5/25/2020 8:08:03 PM

Hello, My name is Cinthia Vides, I'm in my second year at a community college, planning on pursuing my dream to become a nurse, I'm applying for the nursing program this fall, I'll be the first generation, who would graduate from college, but I know there is a long journey to get to that point. These past two years have been very difficult for me and my family to be able to cover all of the college's expensives, I believe that the Fontana Transport Inc scholarship, would be very helpful to continue my education. Thank You.

Uzair A  on 5/21/2020 9:05:20 PM

Hi! i am in 4th semester at community college on long island, ny. I am an independent student with very low income. i am an Asian who is enrolling full time in my college and maintain a perfect 4.0 gpa. i work during weekends around 30 hours because that is the only way to pay my tuition fees and expenses. i can also provide my tax returns, letter of recommendation and my transcript. thanks

Rachel A.  on 4/17/2020 1:51:40 PM

Hello, I am currently a high school senior and I plan on attending college this fall to earn a degree in either engineering or architecture. I participated in a few extra-curricular during my time in high school but not as many as I wanted to due to social anxiety. Some of the activities I participated in include Piano club, volunteering at school events and teaching children in Sunday school, Track and Field, Interpretive Dance etc. My GPA is a 3.5. I also fall under the category of "low-income and first-generation college-bound students" due to my parents having to relocate to Africa because my grandmother was sick. I now have to attend college with no financial support from my parents. I am currently living with my sister who does not make enough to pay for a college students tuition.

Zach B  on 4/13/2020 12:16:56 PM

I am hoping to receive help to pay for college as my Mother is considered low-income and my Father died when I was 6 yrs old. My dream is to be first in my family to attend and graduate college with an engineering degree. I have worked very hard to get into my first college of choice and extra money to help pay would make my Mother so happy. Thanks so much

Joelle S  on 4/7/2020 4:20:50 PM

Currently I am a high school junior. I will be a senior in 2020-2021. I plan to attend college in Fall 2021 studying a biology major. I participate in a school club called Redgen, where I advocate for mental health awareness among my community. I plan to volunteer and engage in leadership opportunities this summer. I have a 3.7 GPA and I have taken 2 AP or dual credit classes. I have taken AP psychology and CAPP spanish 5. I am an African American 17 year old woman, who lives in an area that is not very diverse. I want to be able to succeed in my career journey and rise above the prejudice views of society. I plan to spread my wings and become a well spoken individual while pursuing a medical or health related career.

Akilah C.  on 4/4/2020 2:22:38 PM

Hello! I will be a senior this fall of 2020 and will graduate in spring of 2021! I have a 4.0 GPA, honor roll student, Track and Field State Champion. I participate in Student Council, RAK Club, FAFSA, DECA, and more! I plan to attend The University of Southern Mississippi studying Pre-Med! My mother is a single parent who works several low income jobs, getting money for college would help take a major load off of her!

LeeAnn Garduno  on 4/1/2020 6:21:36 PM

Im LeeAnn Garduno, im currently a senior in Colorado, I come from a low income house. I plan on attending Grand Canyon University this fall with my major being Behavioral Health Science with a minor in trauma. While in high school I have been part of tennis team, girls cabinet, annual staff and boys tennis manager. Outside of school I have volunteered at Eddies Assisted Living and El Centro Rec. Scholarships like this help me achieve my goal of getting my degree to help people who have mental illnesses or in the trauma field.

Luis P  on 4/1/2020 11:55:45 AM

My name Is Luis Padilla. I am a 39 yrs Hispanic Male. As a child of immigrant parents, I learned that through hard work and determination anything is possible. Although my parents didnt speak English to well, they constantly worked in order to financially support my siblings and I. As a teen I became a product of my neighborhood environment. And learned the hard way that Life is what you make it. I had children at a very young age. And struggle as a young man. But even In the midst of my struggles and life choices always I knew I was ment for something more then I had limited myself with. I found myself at my lowest in an addiction. And through the grace of GOD. I was blessed to have the opportunity to go to the Diablo Valley Ranch Rehab in Clayton, Ca. It was there that I found my purpose. And how I became motivated to enroll into school. So here I am a 39 yr old married Hispanic man, with 5 kids. Going back to school to follow my dream in becoming a drug and alcohol counselor. I start school April 15th at Purdue Global University and will be majoring in Psychology and science of Addiction Counseling. Success is triumphing over hardships -- willing yourself over anything and everything to achieve the best for yourself and your family. With this scholarship, I will use it to start focusing on my studies in psychology and science in addiction counseling. It will be an investment into myself for my family. Thank you for taking the time in reading this and considering me. -Luis Padilla

Erin p  on 3/24/2020 1:24:42 PM

Currently I am a high school senior And plan to attend collage next fall with a double major in psychology and criminal justice. I have participated in a couple of school events such as Hawk Holiday hope, which is a fundraiser to give foster children Christmas gifts, also participated in a skills conference my sophomore year. I have a 3.1 GPA and have taken courses in high school applied to my major in college. I’m a child of divorced parents which makes my families financial situations difficult which could cause problems achieveing my goal of completing college so I could help people.

Juan Andrés Baquero  on 3/9/2020 3:50:27 PM

I’m a current in high school senior , I want to go to university, I have participated in AP Spanish classes, economics, etc.

Edith Angeles Sosa  on 3/6/2020 8:44:50 PM

Hello, I'm currently a first generation student with a low income budget family. I am planning on attending Cal State Sacramento with earning a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering. My average gpa is 3.5 out of a 4.0 standard. I have been a school athlete all 4 years. I've also been associated in numerous of clubs such as French Honors Society, Upward Bound, Avid, environmental club, and in women's stem club. I've always been competitive in taking classes such as in honors and APs. I am also the oldest in the family and have been the only female in the family which results in having major responsibility and having impact in my family

Jaqueline C  on 2/26/2020 7:20:05 PM

l and I am a current high school senior, plan on attending college this fall and earning a degree in preMed. My gpa is an average of 3.5, during high school I participated in numerous clubs, including beta clib, spanish club, student government association and hosa. I never took any regular classes, I took AP US history, environmental, US government and macroeconomics.


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