Emancipated Youth Scholarship
Change a Life Foundation application deadline was Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 5:00 pm.
In 2014, 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 $194,616 in first-year scholarships. The Foundation also provided 20 Scholarship Renewal Awards for 2013 scholars to reapply for a second year of funding, totaling $50,000. To date, The Foundation has awarded $7,398,039 in college scholarships, impacting the lives of 1103 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:
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)