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General Information

Name Graduating High School Senior Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value $500
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until February 1
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Contact Information

Contact California State Parent Teacher Association
930 George St.
Los Angeles, California 90015
Phone (213)620-1100

Scholarship Description

Scholarships are available annually from the California State PTA to high school seniors graduating between January and June of each calendar year. These scholarships acknowledge the achievement of high school seniors of volunteer work in the school and community. Scholarships are for use during fall semester/quarter following high school graduation at an accredited college, university, community college, or trade or technical school.

Application: An application and reference form are located in the Toolkit, Forms 463-468. Applications and reference forms with letters must be received in the California State PTA office by close of business February 1.When February 1 falls on a weekend, applications are due in the State PTA office by close of business the following Monday. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Qualifications: Applicant must have volunteered in the school and community and must be graduating from a California public high school that has a PTA unit in good standing. Applicant must be a member of the PTA/PTSA unit at his/her high school.

Selection: Recipients are selected by the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Committee. Upon proof of acceptance and enrollment, a check for the scholarship is sent to the recipient's accredited college, university, community college, or trade or technical school to be credited to the recipient's account.