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.
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.
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.
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.