Students apply now for scholarships

Seven opportunities for high school students in Placer County
By: Staff report
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Placer Community Foundation invites local high school seniors and current college students to apply for scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 year. The Community Foundation is utilizing an online system, Smarter Select, for most of the applications. Eligibility criteria vary for each scholarship award and may include financial need, merit, geographic area or field of study. Students may read requirements and access application links at Deadlines are in March for all programs. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Here are the seven opportunities for this year’s scholarships.

Placer High School students only:

  • Ken and Janice Forbes Geil Scholarship
  • Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
  • Al Saladana Scholarship
  • Carmen Wilson Scholarship

Placer High School, Del Oro High School, Foresthill High School and Colfax High School:

  • John G. & Lillian M. Walsh Family Scholarship

Lincoln High School students only:

  • Ben Parra Scholarship
  • Former Newcastle Elementary School students:
  • Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship

For more information about the scholarships, contact Eileen Speaker at or 530-885-4920.