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We offer over 150 scholarships with a wide range of criteria. We encourage you to apply to discover what opportunities are waiting for you. We offer funds based on academics, merit, destination, financial need, and interests.
Scholarships are available via our online application on January 15. The due date for applications is March 15.
We cannot accept late applications. There are no exceptions. If you miss the deadline please check back in one to two weeks. We re-advertise any scholarships that didn’t receive applications.
Yes! Check out the North Coast Scholarship Finder for information about scholarships offered by local schools, businesses, service clubs, and individuals. Please also 'like' Humboldt Area Foundation on Facebook and check our website regularly for any other scholarship opportunities.
High school seniors and current college students are welcome to apply.
Scholarship awards are decided by scholarship committees. The committees are made up of respected individuals in the community.
Applying for our scholarships is free!
You’re still eligible to apply! We have several scholarships that don’t consider a student’s destination/college of choice.
Absolutely! We have scholarship opportunities that are based on merit, financial need, attendance at specific high schools or colleges, community service, etc. We have many scholarships that don’t consider GPA.
The application will become available on January 15th through March 15th of each year on our online application system.
High school seniors will be notified at their Senior Award Nights, current college students will be notified in mid-June.
Scholarship checks are mailed directly to your college or university. The funds will be credited to your student account.
Certain scholarships are limited to specific colleges and universities. If you change schools, contact us at 707-442-2993. We will determine if your award can be re-routed.
All deferment requests must be sent to the Scholarship Program Manager and will be decided on a case-by-case bases. There is no guarantee that a deferment will be granted.
Email us or call (707) 442-2993.
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
— John Dewey
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