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 annual scholarship fund amount is a maximum of $5,000 per year with the four-year potential (based on continuing eligibility 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.

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

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (unweighted) as shown by most recent high-school transcript.
  • Santa Fe Springs resident of two years or longer (Proof of residency is required).
  • 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 www.youthenrichmentfund.org.  The deadline to submit your application is March 31, 2023.

Submissions will be reviewed and all applicants will receive written notice of the selected finalists.  Finalists will be scheduled for an oral interview on TBD.  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 or email us at yef@youthenrichmentfund.org.

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    Application and scholarship rules

    All applications must be submitted by March 31, 2023.

    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:

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

    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 an 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.

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