Gilbert and Olivia Carlson Memorial Scholarship Criteria and Procedures

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The BPCC Foundation will award one (1) Gilbert and Olivia Carlson Scholarship per year in the amount of $1,000. To receive the scholarship, student must have at least a 2.00 GPA and be a full-time student.

This scholarship will be awarded to a person possessing the following merits:


  • Recipient must meet and maintain the same academic and course-load requirements as any other recipient of a BPCC Foundation Scholarship (*See below).
  • Student must not be receiving any other type of financial assistance.

Procedures for applying for the Gilbert and Olivia Carlson Memorial Scholarship:

  • Applicant must submit a letter requesting the scholarship. This letter must explain the following:
    • The circumstances surrounding your request for this scholarship and all required documents to the BPCC Foundation Office by July 15 or December 15.
  • The Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews applications.
  • The Foundation Office will mail award or denial letters to applicants.
  • The Foundation Office will notify the Financial Aid Office of recipients as scholarships are awarded.

Gilbert and Olivia Carlson Memorial Scholarship Requirements:

  • Student must have a minimum 2.00 GPA on all college work; and
  • Student must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full-time) at BPCC; and
  • Student must demonstrate a special or unusual financial need as determined by the Committee, or
  • Student possesses talents that are desirable and will lend credibility to the College; or
  • Student has other special circumstances existing, which warrant the issuing of a scholarship award.