Main header image

The application program will be available again in Spring 2021. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the 2021 academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

Shady Canyon Golf Club Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Shady Canyon Golf Club, in partnership with the Orange County Community Foundation, has established a scholarship program to assist employees and their dependent children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This 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, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Shady Canyon Golf Club Scholarship Program must:

  • Be current employees of Shady Canyon Golf Club and meet all of the following criteria:
    • Have worked full-time or part-time at Shady Canyon Golf Club one (1) year prior to the deadline to apply,
    • Be high school students or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduate level students,
    • Plan to enroll in full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year.

OR

  • Be children of eligible employees of Shady Canyon Golf Club and meet the following criteria:
    • Be dependent* children of full-time or part-time Shady Canyon Golf Club employees (with one (1) year of employment prior to the deadline to apply) under the age of 28 at the application deadline,
      Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children
    • Be high school students or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduate level students,
    • Plan to enroll in full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year.

Awards

Recipients attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school full-time are eligible to receive $2,500. Recipients attending two-year college or vocational-technical part-time are eligible to receive $1,000.

Recipients attending a four-year college or graduate school (full-time or part-time) are eligible to receive $5,000- $7,500. Recipients who demonstrate the greatest financial need and/or who are enrolling as juniors, seniors or graduate students the upcoming academic year will receive the maximum award amount.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate (two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school) and graduate study.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.


Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Orange County Community Foundation play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late October.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Orange County Community Foundation. Scholarship checks are made payable to the attending institutions and mailed to the student in one installment in December.

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

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

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than September 15, 2020 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Orange County Community Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!