We are excited to announce that students can now apply for over 100 scholarships through our new online application. Based on each student’s unique interests and background the application will generate all of the scholarships for which the student is eligible. Humboldt Area Foundation’s scholarship applications become available annually on January 15th. All scholarship applications must be submitted by March 17th at 5 p.m.
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
Scholarship Opportunities Currently Available
Ecotrust Native American Scholarship Fund
In 2006, Ecotrust received specific grant funds from an
anonymous donor for the purpose of supporting access to undergraduate and
graduate college education by American Indians/Alaskan Native/First Nations
students. The goal of the funding is to support the educational needs and
promote the next generation of Native leaders in the Ecotrust bioregion.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
The Delpta Kappa Gamma Society International, Epsilon Pi Chapter Scholarship
The Epsilon Pi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International has established a scholarship fund to recruit future teachers. Recipients will receive a $800 scholarship.
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.
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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.
Many scholarships are available through local schools, ask your high school counselor, financial aid officer or college department how to apply. College of the Redwoods has a listing of scholarships available through the scholarship office.
If you are still in high school, you may also be eligible for College Knowledge a program that helps local students (and their families) get the information they need to attend the college of their choice. College Knowledge provides tutoring as well as information about college preparation, careers, financial aid and study skills. The program serves 9-12th grade students at Mattole Triple Junction, Hoopa Valley, Eureka and Fortuna High. For more information, visit College Knowledge on-line or ask a guidance counselor about College Knowledge.