President's Scholars

This prestigious program is designed to encourage outstanding high school graduates to attend Bakersfield College. Eligibility into this program requires that each student graduating from high school must hold a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average during their 9th through 12th grades, and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 degree-applicable or transferrable units at Bakersfield College. A grade point average of 3.5 must be maintained each semester to continue in the program. Each potential scholar receives a $100 honorarium and priority registration each eligible semester, up to four (4) semesters or two (2) years. Phased out after 2018-19.