Ben Carlson Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Ben Carlson Memorial and Scholarship Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two scholarships are awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must have past or present participation in a junior lifeguard program or past or present employment as an open water lifeguard (river, lake, ocean). Pool lifeguards and/or certification are not considered.
  2. Must be a full-time student attending an a four-year post-secondary school during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  3. Must be a current high school senior or undergraduate student.
  4. Must demonstrate a strong work ethic, independence, academic rigor and promise, athleticism, and service to the community.
  5. Must have a minimum unweighted 3.2 GPA as High School student.
  6. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA as undergraduate student.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Ben Carlson Scholarship is available for high school senior or undergraduate students who demonstrate a strong work ethic, independence, academic rigor and promise, athleticism, and service to the community.

Application requirements for the Ben Carlson Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Interview
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume.
Additional Information: Ben Carlson was a Newport Beach Lifeguard that died in the line of duty July 6, 2014. He exhibited an exceptional work ethic, love of the ocean, compassion, athleticism, and scholastic performance. The Ben Carlson Memorial and Scholarship Foundation offers two $10,000 scholarship in Ben’s memory and in so doing create a sustainable legacy of Ben Carlson through scholarship, ocean safety, and philanthropy.

Award Amount: The winner of the Ben Carlson Scholarship will receive $10,000.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Application are available from www.bencarlsonfoundation.org. To apply for the Ben Carlson Scholarship, students must complete the online application form at the provider website and will need to submit a resume, essay and transcripts. The top 5 candidates have an oral interview with BCMF Board members. All applications must be submitted electronically by 5PM EDT deadline date.
Contact: Ben Carlson Scholarship
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