Community Housing Improvement Systems & Planning Association (CHISPA) funds scholarships for students whose families live in CHISPA homes or apartments entering or attending Hartnell College, California State University at Monterey Bay (CSUMB), and to various accredited colleges through the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) scholarships.
Community Foundation for Monterey County offers a variety of scholarships for students in Monterey County to help achieve their educational and career goals. Students can apply for the majority of scholarships through the online scholarship system.
Each year, Eden Housing awards its residents with monetary assistance to meet their academic and career goals. To date, they have awarded 410 scholarships totaling $555,000 to residents attending Universities of California at Los Angeles, San Diego, Davis, and Riverside; California State Universities East Bay and Monterey Bay; San Jose, Sonoma, and San Francisco State Universities; as well as many local community colleges among others. For more information, contact Eden Housing.
The Ernie Camacho Educational Foundation awards $500 scholarships to upcoming graduating seniors from either Alisal High School and/or Everett Alvarez High School.
The vision of the Salinas Valley Promise is to provide critical resources for local high school students to enroll, persist, and complete college in order to foster a more vibrant, prosperous and secure community.
A variety of scholarships are offered for new, continuing and transfer students at Hartnell College. A single application places students in consideration for a variety of scholarships. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000.
Modern Woodmen awards $450,000 each year to member students through Make An Impact Scholarships. This scholarship competition rewards students who are volunteering in their communities. High school seniors can apply for one of 198 scholarships awarded annually. Talk to your Modern Woodmen representative for more details.
Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula offers awards to children or grandchild of members of the medical staff of Community Hospital who meet the award criteria.
Men’s Institute for Leadership and Education (MILE) is designed to increase the leadership capacity, workforce skills, college enrollment, and college completion rate of men. They are seeking students who are committed to improving their lives and the lives of their families through higher education.
The Ocean Mist Farms Academic Scholarship Program awards a total of six $1,000 academic scholarships each year to deserving students. Two $1,000 scholarships are available exclusively to a dependent of an Ocean Mist Farms Affiliate Company employee. Students must live in Monterey, Riverside, San Benito or Santa Cruz counties.
The WELI program supports students who are socially, educationally and economically disadvantaged. We are seeking students who are committed to improving their lives and the lives of their families through higher education.