Change a Life Foundation’s application deadline was Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
In 2015, the Foundation awarded 46 college scholarships to amazing students from Orange, San Diego and Los Angeles Counties as well as to Emancipated Youth from all over California, totaling $179,371 in first-year scholarships. The Foundation also provided 30 Scholarship Renewal Awards for 2014 scholars to reapply for a second year of funding, totaling $65,124. To date, The Foundation has awarded $7,642,534 in college scholarships, impacting the lives of 1,149 of scholars.
Change a Life Foundation’s Scholarship Program is designed to bridge the financial gap for college-bound students. Scholarships assist economically disadvantaged students who excel academically to attend the university or college of their choice. Scholarships are awarded up to $5,000 for unmet university expenses in the areas of tuition, housing, meal plan, books, and health insurance.
The Foundation provides scholarships to students with:
- Excellent potential
- Great financial need
- Superior academic demonstration, and
- Active commitment to community and civic involvement.
Eligible scholarship recipients are either:
- Graduating public high school seniors in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange Counties, or
- Emancipated and/or Foster Youth residing in the state of California, as either a graduating high school senior or a student attending community college ready to transfer to a four year university (with the correct number of units)