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College Scholarship Program

College Scholarship Program

Boys & Girls Club

College scholarship program for members of the Boys & Girls Club.

Services Offered

Scholarship

Description

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley collaborates with the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership’s Pathways to Success scholarship program. This partnership has doubled the amount of individual scholarships due to matching funds the Pathways to Success program provides. One year scholarships Community College can be up to $2,500. University scholarships can be up to $5,000.

Location

42-600 Cook St., Suite 120, Palm Desert, CA 92211 33.7608999 -116.3561395

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

  • Must be a member who is currently, or has been, an active participant in programs at one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley’s clubhouses: Indio, La Quinta, Coachella, Mecca or Desert Hot Springs.
  • Must include an essay discussing your involvement with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley.
  • Must include a letter of recommendation from the unit director of the Boys & Girls Club that you attend.
  • You or your parents must have been permanent residents of the Coachella Valley over the past 3 years.
  • You must be a California high school graduate.
  • You must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) : www.fafsa.ed.gov. If you are ineligible to complete the FAFSA, you must complete the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) financial aid application: www.calgrants.org.
  • You must demonstrate financial need (as identified by academic institutions and FAFSA or the California Student Aid Commission).
  • You must be applying as an undergraduate at an accredited college, university, or academic institution in the U.S.
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.0 or above, and meet college/university academic requirements for admissions and continued enrollment.
  • You must be enrolled full-time and maintain full-time enrollment status (as defined by academic institutions).
  • You must submit a copy of their 2018-2019 Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA or the California Aid Report (CAR) from CSAC.

    Payment

  • This service is free

    Age

  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Individuals may call 760-836-1160 to begin the application process or for additional questions. All application materials will go through Coachella Valley Economic Partnership's Pathways to Success Program.