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We are excited to announce that 308 students applied for more than 100 scholarships through our new online application.  Based on each student’s unique interests and background the application generates all of the scholarships for which the student is eligible. Humboldt Area Foundation’s scholarship applications become available annually on January 15th. The deadline for submissions was March 17, 2014 at 5 p.m.  There are 12 remainning scholarships still available, which are listed below.

The Scholarships offered through Humboldt Area Foundation were created by local residents to honor their loved ones and to support local students in pursuit of their diverse ambitions; these scholarships feature a wide range of criteria.

We also invite you to stay in touch with us by “liking” Humboldt Area Foundation Scholarships on Facebook.  If you have any questions please contact Cassandra Wagner at 707- 442-2993 or by e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Scholarship Opportunities Currently Available - DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS APRIL 21, 2014.

Applications for 11 of the available scholarships must be submitted through regular mail (delivered or postmarked) by April 21, 2014.  The Travis McKinley Dow Scholarship application deadline is April 28, 2014.

             Humboldt County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The Humboldt County Farm Bureau Scholarship application includes the Henri & Lanette Rousseau Memorial Scholarship, a fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation. Awards of each scholarship vary from $400 to $1,200 and previous recipients are encouraged to apply.
 
First time applicants: 
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Justin Keele Make a Difference Award
The Justin Keele Grant is for students from Eureka High School who want to lend a helping hand. This assistance is meant to supply individuals with tools, equipment, supplies, tuition, fees, fines or other necessities to achieve their goal or reduce their hardship.  
 
 
Alicia Shurkin Wilutis Memorial Scholarship Fund
A deserving graduate from Zoe Barnum High School will receive a scholarship to continue their education.
 
 
Frances E. Whitehead Memorial Scholarship Fund
This annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Humboldt County senior who is living in a foster care home at the time of their application.
 
 
Gerald D. & Jane B. Matson Scholarship--Nursing
This scholarship was established by Gerald and Jane to assist students in becoming nurses.
 
   
 
John L. & Marian Ledgerwood Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship for nursing students was established by Marian Ledgerwood in loving memory of her husband, John.
 
 
Lee Montgomery Medical Memorial Scholarship
Helps a graduating senior from Hayfork High School pursue a career in the field of medicine.
 
 
Michael D. Salstrom Photography Scholarship
Benefits photography students.
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Ralph E. Bumpus Memorial Scholarship
Assists an Eureka High School graduating senior continue their education in the field of automotive technology.
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Robert Raymond Bean Memorial Scholarship Fund
Provides assistance to an outstanding music student to further their music education.
 
 
Rotary Club of Old Town Eureka--John McCaddon Scholarship
Assists an Eureka High School graduating senior pursue an education in the field of business or trade studies.
 
 
Tim Crossan Memorial Scholarship Fund
Will support an E.H.S. senior who will attend either a two or a four-year college, who was involved in school activities, and who earned at least one varsity letter.
 

Travis McKinley Dow Memorial Scholarship Fund
Supports students bound for Humboldt State University pursuing Theatre, Film, Art, or Dance.
 
 
Sara Ingersoll Memorial Scholarship
Benefits a student of the Arts.
 
 Theatre, Film, Art and Dance Scholarship Currently Available - DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS APRIL 28, 2014.

Applications to the Travis McKinley Dow Memoria Scholarship must be submitted through regular mail (delivered or postmarked) by April 28, 2014 

Travis McKinley Dow Memorial Scholarship Fund
Supports students bound for Humboldt State University pursuing Theatre, Film, Art, or Dance.
  

 

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