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San Clemente High School Fund
Application status: Closed

The Orange County Community Foundation has established the San Clemente High School Fund to assist graduating high school seniors who plan to study math, science (including medical-related fields) or art at an accredited four-year college or university.

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 race, age, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the San Clemente High School Fund must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a graduating high school senior from San Clemente High School
  • Be planning to study math, science (including medical-related fields) or art at an accredited four-year university or college

Award Information:

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,500-$6,500.

Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not reapply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Orange County Community Foundation. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on May 29, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

The Orange County Community Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!