Scholarship Deadline (EXTENDED!)

Monday, April 5, 2021 at 5pm

The Santa Fe Springs Chamber/League Youth Enrichment Fund is accepting applications for our “Destiny Scholarship” award.  Candidates must be graduating high school students residing in Santa Fe Springs who will be attending a 4-year college/university.  The scholarship is for a maximum of $5,000 per year and may be extended for three additional years providing the qualifying student meets all of the eligibility requirements.  The total value of the scholarship is a maximum of $20,000.

Scholarship recipients must meet ongoing minimum eligibility requirements throughout the award period.  The application criteria include the following:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (weighted) as shown by a high-school transcript.
  • Santa Fe Springs resident of two years or longer.
  • Active involvement in school activities and clubs.
  • Active involvement in civic causes and sincere in continuing their education.
  • Will be attending a 4-year college/university

Application forms must be completed and submitted online to  The deadline to submit your application is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Submissions will be reviewed and all applicants will receive written notice of the selected finalists.  Finalists will be scheduled for an oral interview on Thursday, April 22, 2021.  The scholarship recipient will be determined after the oral interviews have been completed.

The Youth Enrichment Fund’s “Destiny Scholarship" program is an opportunity for the business community to enrich the education of deserving Santa Fe Springs graduating students.  For more information, please call the Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce at 562/944-1616.

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  • Minimum Required GPA Score of 3.0 (Transcripts Required).
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  • Application and scholarship rules:

  • All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    Up to one scholarship will be awarded per year to a high school senior who has been a resident of Santa Fe Springs for at least two (2) years prior to the date of their application. Proof of residency will be required and is subject to verification. Any falsification of information on this application is subject to disqualification, termination and repayment of the scholarship. Scholarship funds may only be used for tuition and books unless another use is requested in writing and approved by the Santa Fe Springs Chamber/Youth Enrichment Fund Board of Directors.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Proof of residency (must have been a resident for two years prior to date of application)
    • Unweighted GPA of 3.0.
    • Applicants must demonstrate active participation in extracurricular activities and possess leadership qualities.

    The scholarship monies provided by the Santa Fe Springs Chamber/League Youth Enrichment Fund are subject to availability and only guaranteed on a year-to-year basis. Admission to accredited four-year college or university is required as a condition of scholarship funding. The recipient may be eligible for an annual renewal of this scholarship subject to a minimum GPA requirement and acceptance of continuing requirements as adopted by the Youth Enrichment Fund Board of Directors. The annual scholarship fund amount is a maximum of $5,000 per year with the four year potential (based on continuing requirements) of $20,000 per recipient over a period of not more than four consecutive years unless variation is approved by the YEF Board of Directors.

  • (If under 18 years of age)
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 2021.