The Community Foundation recently announced scholarships for a variety of scholarship programs are now available for graduating seniors in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
Last year, the same scholarship programs awarded over $1.8 million in support to deserving students in the inland region.
Available scholarship programs include the following: Altura Credit Union Foundation Scholarship for students in Riverside County; Reggie Edmond II Scholarship for students graduating from a school within the Riverside Unified School District; James Buchner Memorial Scholarship for Hispanic/Latino students attending Cathedral High School; Desert Outreach Foundation Scholarship for students who reside in the Coachella Valley pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree; Pavement Recycling, Inc. Scholarship for students in the city of Riverside and neighboring cities; Riverside Construction Company/Harmon-Lounsbury Scholarship for Riverside students (high school seniors and first year college) studying engineering, particularly in the area of construction or civil engineering; Elizabeth C. and Jack B. Clarke. Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund for African-American or Hispanic/Latino students residing in Riverside and San Bernardino, and the Ruth Schroff Scholarship Fund for African-American or Hispanic/Latino students residing in Riverside or San Bernardino Counties.
It is important to note that each scholarship has its own application deadline. Deadlines range from March 13 through May 1. To see a full description of each of the scholarship programs; and to determine eligibility and apply, the Scholarship Schedule is available on The Community Foundation’s website at thecommunityfoundation.net. For additional questions please contact Denisha Shackelford, Scholarship Coordinator, at (951) 241-7777.
The Community Foundation is the oldest and largest foundation of its kind in the inland region. Established in 1941 the organization stewards more than $91 million in assets. It also provides college scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations across the two-county region and beyond. Since its beginning, the Foundation has awarded more than $86 million to support programs that strengthen the community. For more information regarding The Community Foundation and its programs visit thecommunityfoundation.net.