- Future Leaders Scholarship
- Cash For College
- More Resources
“Helping to further higher education
opportunities for the students of Kern County”
The Future Leaders Scholarship program will be awarding $100,000 in scholarships to high school seniors who display commitment to college and who might not otherwise have access to the resources needed to pursue their dreams. Need Based Awards and Merit Based Awards available. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5000!
Each winter, volunteers from colleges and community based organizations provide one-on-one assistance to more than 3,000 high school seniors and their families completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] and Cal Grant application at locations throughout the Kern County area.
Created in 2005, College Access Foundation of California has awarded over 36 million dollars to over 100 organizations satewide, with more than 10,000 students receiving scholarships because of the Foundation's grant making.
Migrant Education Region V provides leadership, staff development and other services to districts and families to ensure that migrant students succeed in the basic curriculum.
The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.