Student Scholarships

The 2020 scholarship application period is now open!

CEF administers a limited amount fo college scholarship programs for students graduating from Claremont High School and San Antonio High School. Each spring, graduating seniors from these schools are invited to apply for $1,000-$5,000 scholarships focused on music, community service, and outstanding personal personal character traits with a strong commitment to education. Application period is open each Spring with scholarship announcement just prior to graduation.


2020 Scholarship Applications – Now Open Through 11:59pm on April 24, 2020

Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship

The Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship is a $5,000 prize awarded to two talented, college-bound students, one from Claremont High School and one from San Antonio High School, who have exhibited outstanding personal character traits (ex. empathy, courage, perseverance, responsibility, resilience, etc.) and a strong commitment to education while in high school. Proof of enrollment and a report from the recipients will be required.


David L. Rose Music Scholarship

The David L. Rose Music Scholarship is a $1,000 prize awarded by the Claremont Educational Foundation to a college-bound senior who has shown promise in music and who has benefited from the music programs in the Claremont Unified School District.


Teddie Warner Community Service Scholarship

The Teddie Warner Community Outreach Scholarship is a $1,000 prize awarded by the Claremont Educational Foundation to a college-bound senior who has dedicated significant efforts to volunteer work that has impacted the community.


Suzanne H. Christian Scholarship

Two $500.00 scholarships are available to college-bound seniors who desire to practice productive citizenship as contributing members of society. Students who thoughtfully appreciate their education from any source, (church, life experience, service clubs) are encouraged to submit two essays as described below.

Topic of essay #1: “What education means to me”

500-750 words outlining why education, either formal schooling or life’s lessons have been important in their life. Examples of teachers and/or experiences, situations, or opportunities that have helped them learn should be included. An emphasis on continued learning, citizen responsibility and the desire to “pay it forward” is also encouraged.

Topic of essay #2: “Why I want to win this scholarship”

Additional 250 word, essay.

Both Essays are required.



2019 Scholarship Recipients

Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship
Colin Kirkpatrick,
Claremont High School

Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship
Joe Pedroza,
San Antonio High School

David L. Rose Music Scholarship
Jason Peres da Silva,
Claremont High School

Teddie Warner Community Service Scholarship
Justin Apresa,
Claremont High School

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