The Diaz Family has established the Robert Diaz Memorial Scholarship Fund SOAR Program to assist high school seniors attending Coachella Valley High School who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a two or four year college or university. SOAR signifies Scholarship, Optimism, Achievement and Responsibility, words that represent the components of what Coach Diaz hoped to instill in each and every student at CVHS.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $2,000. Up to two (2) awards will be granted to one senior girl and one senior boy. Awards are one-time only.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in April.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Diaz Family . Payments are made in one installment in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will not be considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer of The Diaz Family play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on April 3, 2020.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.