This year's scholarship applications are now closed – check back again in Spring 2024
CEF administers a limited amount of 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 scholarships that are focused on awarding students with outstanding personal character traits and a strong commitment to education. Application period is open each Spring with scholarship announcement just prior to graduation.
Suzanne H. Christian Scholarship
$1500 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 (life or religious experience, service clubs, volunteerism, etc.) are encouraged to submit two essays (both are required) as described below. Students chosen for this scholarship will be recognized at the senior award program in June.
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. Be sure to include your name, phone number and email address on all submissions.
Topic of essay #2: “Why I want to win this scholarship”
Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship
The Lyle C. & Marguerite Martin Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 (up to $5,000 each) to college-bound students from Claremont High School and 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.