Salvatore & Pilar Rotella Endowed Scholarship

Mrs. Pilar Rotella and her family established this Scholarship to honor the life and legacy of her husband Salvatore Giuseppe Rotella. Dr. Rotella served as chancellor of the Riverside community colleges, one of the fastest­ growing systems in the nation. He thrived during his 15 years there, making the most of the opportunity to build and create. He was especially proud of expanding Riverside’s campuses in Norco and Moreno Valley.


  • Student must be enrolled and in good standing at one or more of the Riverside Community College District colleges.
  • Student must have financial need as demonstrated and verified by the Financial Aid office through FASFA applications.
  • Student must be pursuing an Associates Degree or Associates Degree for Transfer in one or more Humanities, Arts, and/or Social Sciences programs.