Who Is Eligible
Graduating high school seniors who have lived in El Dorado, Placer, Yolo or Sacramento County, California, for at least two years prior to the time of application and also meet California State residency requirements.
Students who are planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational/technical institution located in the state of California and within 100 miles of the Sacramento County Courthouse.
The Application Process
Eligible applicants should have completed the online application and submitted high school transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation.
The Selection Process
Each candidate’s academic record, school and community activities, volunteer activities, and other personal circumstances will be evaluated. Responses to questions related to future education and career plans also will be an important factor in the evaluation process.
Schwab-Rosenhouse Memorial Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. The length of the course of study and the cost for full-time study at the selected institution will determine the actual amount received by each recipient. Financial need is a factor in setting final award amounts.