Scholarship Program

Each year Region 11 sponsors a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors who are children of Region 11 ACSA members. This year Region 11 will award a total of eight (8) $500 scholarships, one from each Charter within this Region and three (3) at-large in the Region. If you have a qualifying high school senior in your family, please pass this information on to them.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant:

  1. Must be the child or under the legal guardianship of a Region 11 ACSA member.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior in the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
  3. Must have a 2.5 minimum grade point average for the seven semesters prior to the application deadline.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
The applicant will be considered using the following criteria:

  1. Grade point average and courses completed.
  2. In-school and out-of-school participation in leadership and community activities.
  3. Plans for college and future career.

PROCEDURE:

  1. Submit a completed application to the local charter.
  2. The completed application should consist of:
    a) The application form filled out completely
    b) Transcript in a sealed envelope and a listing (on application) of the Spring courses currently in progress
    c) Three (3) sealed letters of recommendation from:
    1. The applicant’s high school counselor
    2. A high school teacher
    3. An advisor for a school, community, or church group
  3. The scholarship committee will meet and select one recipient from each charter plus three at-large recipients. If there are no eligible applicants from one charter, that scholarship may be awarded to another charter applicant.
  4. Each applicant will be notified of selection.
  5. Announcement of the scholarship recipients will be communicated to local charters, the press and high school.
  6. The money will be disbursed upon proof of college registration.

Click here to download West Kern Charter Scholarship Application

Please contact your local Charter as to where to submit.