Scholarships

Community Foundation Scholarships

The Community Foundation of San Joaquin (CFOSJ) Scholarship program provides opportunities for San Joaquin Valley students to help pursue their educational goals. Please read the list of scholarships offered below for eligibility requirements in each unique scholarship before clicking the "CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW" button. Note: At this time, all our scholarships have closed for 2021. Please check back in December 2021 when our scholarships open.

 

ARTURO VERA ART SCHOLARSHIP

The Arturo Vera Art Scholarship was established by Arturo and Ana Vera to support young people who are pursuing their passions in the Art field.

  • Scholarship Amount: $300 (one scholarship will be awarded this cycle)
  • Open To: All high school seniors in the San Joaquin County pursuing post-secondary education in an Art-related field
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 GPA minimum
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

AVI RAINA SCHOLARSHIP

To continue his legacy and passion, the “Avi Raina Scholarship” was established at the Community Foundation of San Joaquin to benefit local High School Seniors.  To learn more about Avi Raina, please visit:  www.avinashrainafoundation.wordpress.com

  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,000 (multiple scholarships are available)
  • Open To: All high school seniors in San Joaquin County pursuing a post-secondary education at either a four-year college/university or at a community college
  • GPA Requirement: N/A
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

BILL POLLARD JR. SCHOLARSHIP

The Bill Pollard Jr. Scholarship was established by Bill and Kimberley Pollard to support young people who are pursuing their passions in the Business field.

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 (one scholarship will be awarded this cycle)
  • Open To: All seniors at Tracy High School pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business
  • GPA Requirement: N/A
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

JOHN & FRANCESCA VERA COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

The John & Francesca Vera Community Leadership Scholarship was established by John and Francesca Vera to support students of Hispanic/Latino descent who have an interest in community leadership.

  • Scholarship Amount: $2,500 (Hispanic/Latino Male Student- 1 offered); $2,500 (Hispanic/Latina Female Student – 1 offered)
  • Open To: All graduating seniors at Franklin High School in Stockton, California, pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
  • Preference/Section Criteria: demonstration of leadership in their community
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 GPA minimum
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

SAN JOAQUIN SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The San Joaquin Society for Human Resource Management Scholarship was established to support students who have an interest in becoming Human Resource professionals.

  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000 (two scholarships will be awarded this cycle for a total of $4,000 in scholarships)
  • Open To: All high school seniors in San Joaquin County pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business Administration
  • GPA Requirement: 3.8 GPA minimum
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

STOCKTON STUDENT ATHLETES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Stockton Student Athletes Scholarship Fund was originally established as the Jester’s Club Athletic Scholarship Fund in 2015 at the Community Foundation of San Joaquin. The fund was renamed the Stockton Student Athletes Scholarship Fund in 2020.

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,500 (two renewable scholarships will be awarded this cycle, which means you could receive up to $6,000 over four years.)
  • Open To: All high school seniors at any school located in the City of Stockton who will be playing on a college sports team
  • GPA Requirement: N/A
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

THE ROBERT & CATHERINE LAGORIO SCHOLARSHIP

The Robert & Catherine Lagorio Scholarship was established to support students from San Joaquin County pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000 – $2,500 (Veterinary Technician or Assistant); $5,000 (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree)
  • Open To: All high school seniors in San Joaquin County pursuing a career in the Veterinary Field
  • High School graduates of San Joaquin County who are currently attending college and who have been accepted into a Veterinarian Medicine School to pursue a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree may apply for the $5,000 DVM scholarship.
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 GPA minimum
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

WOMEN ATHLETES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This Fund was originally established in 2018 at the Community Foundation of San Joaquin to support a program that is no longer in existence. The fund was renamed the Women Athletes Scholarship Fund in 2020 with the goal of expending the entirety of the fund as scholarships in 2021.

  • Scholarship Amount:  $2,500 (up to 6 scholarships will be awarded in 2021)
  • Open To: All graduating high school female student athletes in San Joaquin County who have been accepted to play on a college sports team
  • GPA Requirement:  N/A
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed

TAYLOR FARMS PACIFIC EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Taylor Farms Company takes pride in its employees and is excited to be able to provide these scholarships.  The Taylor Farms Company scholarships are open to children and grandchildren of Taylor Farms Pacific or On-Time Staffing employees. 

  • Scholarship Amount: For the 2021 scholarship cycle, a total of up to $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000.  These are one-time scholarships.
  • Open To: All graduating high school seniors planning to attend, and students currently attending, a Four-Year U.S. University, State College, Community College, Technical or Vocational School; and to be eligible, you must be a child or grandchild of a Regular Full-Time Taylor Farms Pacific or On-Time Staffing employee, employed for a minimum one (1) year at the company, and in good standing.
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 GPA minimum
  • View full application for additional details and requirements
  • This scholarship is currently closed