Alan and Rita Shugart Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Sunday
Awarded By:

Community Foundation for Monterey County

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must attend Carmel High School, Monterey High School, Pacific Grove High School, Seaside High School, or Stevenson School.
  2. Must plan to major in and show a strong interest in science, technology, engineering, business or entrepreneurship.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

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

Description: The Alan and Rita Shugart Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors who have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and plan to major in science, technology, engineering, business or entrepreneurship. Applicants must attend Carmel High School, Monterey High School, Pacific Grove High School, Seaside High School, or Stevenson School in the Monterey area of California. Click here to learn more and to apply today!

Application requirements for the Alan and Rita Shugart Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
Additional Information: This award is provided in memory of Alan and Rita Shugart, and is funded through a generous donation provided by Alan Shugart. Alan was a California Native and early IBM employee who went on to found Seagate Technology, Inc. Selection for this award will be based on a student's demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in business, technology, or science, through a combination of academic achievement and a record of participation in related clubs, social groups, or academic organizations. The Community Foundation for Monterey County is home to more than 45 named scholarship funds, all designed to assist students in the local community who are pursuing higher education. Each year, more than 125 individual scholarships are awarded through these funds to a variety of students of diverse backgrounds, interests, and career goals.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, renewable for up to four additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Applications and additional information about this scholarship can be found online at the Community Foundation for Monterey County website. To be considered for an award, students must complete the online application form by registering an account through the provider's online application portal. The online application form consists of the student's full contact and academic information, several questions related to eligibility for specific scholarship funds, and two essays. The first essay must address the student's achievements, future goals, leadership experience, community involvement, and what the scholarship would mean to him or her. The second essay must address any specific challenges or difficulties that the student has encountered. Each essay may be up to 500 words in length. Students must also submit a Student Aid Report (SAR) which is generated by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additional information about this process can be found online at the FAFSA website at https://fafsa.ed.gov/ If the student's general application form indicates eligibility for additional scholarship awards, the student may be required to submit additional essays or documents to be considered for those additional programs. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Josh Warburg
Address: 2354 Garden Road Monterey, California 93940

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