Posted: May 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

CuestaCollege_logo_vert_fullcolor_whttxt Foundation

Before you go off to parts unknown, you might wish to make a donation to this very worthy scholarship endowment on the fourth anniversary of our collegeaue’s passing.

Gilette, J.tif_021043November 1962–April 28, 2014

Title of Endowment:


Endowment Established by: MATTHEW T. GILLETTE


To establish a perpetual scholarship fund to honor the memory of Jan Gillette, who overcame poverty and a fatherless childhood to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, an instructor, a founder of the Office of Employment Training, and founder of the Addiction Studies Program at Cuesta College.

Specifications for distribution of earnings (companion to ‘Article I. Purpose’ in Endowment Agreement Form):

The Janet Pollock Gillette Memorial Scholarship provides scholarships for students who want to pursue a career in Social Work or Counseling.

Qualifications to be met by recipient:

The student(s) awarded must be, or planning to be enrolled in at least 12 units, and maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 and indicate that they are pursuing a career in Social Work or Counseling. Preference is given to re-entry women who are minorities, disabled, or low income.

Attachment “A’ Developed By/With:

Matthew T. Gillette


The Board of Trustees of the San Luis Obispo County Community College District affirms that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religious beliefs, gender, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, sexual orientation, or marital status be unlawfully subject to discrimination under any program or activity of the San Luis Obispo County Community College District

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