Funding Veteran Education

The Veterans Scholarship offers Veteran students the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship by reflecting on their unique experiences in both the armed forces and their pursuit of an education. The Veterans Scholarship and support for Veteran students is made possible through generous sponsors of the Moreno Valley College.


The Veterans Scholarship Contest is open to Moreno Valley College Veteran students who are or have been:

  • Honorably discharged
  • Generally discharged under honorable conditions
  • Medically discharged
  • Currently enrolled
  • List Moreno Valley College as home college
Honor Guard presentation


Event History

MVC's Veterans Scholarship has funded educational opportunities for Veteran students since 2015. The Scholarship was founded in memory Richard Tegley, USAF Ret., and longtime supporter of Moreno Valley College and the RCCD Foundation.
  • 2021: N/A
  • 2020: Altie Holcomb
  • 2019: Carla Thornton, Ph.D.
  • 2018: Oz Sanchez
  • 2017: Cedric Cason, Jay Villasenor and Tamara Thacker
  • 2016: Clarence Romero, Ph.D.


MVC graduates

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