The Santa Fe Springs Chamber /League Youth Enrichment Fund is seeking applications for a scholarship which may be awarded to a Santa Fe Springs resident graduating from high school or currently enrolled in college or trade school who is pursuing an education in the ARTS.  The application is attached.  The grant is for a maximum of $2,500. Applicants are not restricted to one year; they may reapply annually for reconsideration.

The application criteria include the following:

  • Student must be studying a field in the ARTS (art, photography, dance, music, theater, graphic design, writing, etc.).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (unweighted) as shown by most recent high-school or college transcript.
  • Santa Fe Springs resident of two years or longer (Proof of residency is required).

The application must be completed and submitted online. The deadline to submit your application is March 31, 2023.

Applications 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 recipient will be announced after the oral interviews have been completed.

The Youth Enrichment Fund’s “Powell Scholarship” program is an opportunity for the business community to enrich the education of a Santa Fe Springs resident.

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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Powell Scholarship Application

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Your Information

Name*
Date of Birth*
Address*
Street Address (must be a resident of Santa Fe Springs)
Minimum Required GPA Score of 2.5 (Transcripts Required).
A. Submit a demonstration of your artistic work by either uploading your portfolio in PDF format or providing a link to your video on YouTube, DropBox, OneDrive, etc.) that will demonstrate your particular field of art.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.

File Uploads

Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.

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.

We understand these requirements and affirm that this Application is true and correct*
Date*
Required if under age 18

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023