YHS Academic Scholarship

Soroptimist International of Yreka is offering a $ 1,000.00 scholarship to be applied to costs for post high school training which is directed toward a course of study that will result in an academic degree. The scholarship may be used at a community college, business college, state college or university.


The 2021 recipient is:  




* The applicant must be a senior in Yreka Union High School District and be planning to continue his/her education in the Fall term following graduation.

* Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

* Submit a one-page letter indicating the following:

   1.       What career you plan to follow.

   2.       What school you plan to attend and why you chose that school.

   3.       Why you feel suited to this career.

   4.       Why you feel Soroptimist International of Yreka should award you this scholarship.

* Include three letters of recommendation from individuals other than family members.

* Include a list of your student activities and awards.

* Include up-to-date unofficial transcript.

* Application can be submitted via email.  Applications are due by April 15th.

   - Email application to siyreka@soroptimist.net



The individual selected to receive the scholarship will be notified within two weeks of the deadline. The scholarship recipient will also be announced at the YHS Top 100. The scholarship will be awarded in two payments: $ 500.00 for the Fall semester and $ 500.00 for the Spring semester.  These payments will be paid upon receipt of proof of full-time enrollment at the college of choice.

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