March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm
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 www.youthenrichmentfund.org. 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.