South County Cal-SOAP 2018 Scholarship Application


2018 High School Scholarship Application

Application Deadline March 2nd, 2018

Award Amount: $500 - $25,000

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must be a 12th grader who has participated in South County Cal-SOAP
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 if attending a 4-year institution, OR
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 if attending community college
  • Has been accepted and enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college or university
  • Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) or FAFSA or DREAM Act Application must not exceed $10,000
  • In order to qualify for the $25,000 award, the applicant must have earned a high school diploma from Ann Sobrato, Live Oak, or Central High School and be pursuing a degree at a 4-year institution. (Note: Award will be disbursed in multiple awards, over the course of school year)

Applicants are required to submit:

  • Application and 3 written short answers
  • Unofficial Transcript with cumulative GPA 
  • A screenshot of your Web Grants Account (available at
  • A resume to include your community service and leadership experience
  • A copy of your FAFSA or DREAM Act confirmation that includes your EFC and submission date
  • Two letters of recommendation (dated within the past 12 months of scholarship deadline) from school staff or non-related community member (letters may not be from Cal-SOAP staff)

Email applications to or Postmark or hand deliver* to:

South County Cal-SOAP

750 West Tenth Street, Building D

Gilroy, California 95020

* Hand-delivered applications must be in the Cal-SOAP main office no later than 4:00 pm of the deadline date.

Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Faxed applications will not be accepted.


In the event that you are a scholarship recipient, your attendance may be required at the South County Cal-SOAP AlumNight 2018. The best submission for the short answer segment may be required to read their answer for a fundraising night on June 21st, 2018. If selected, you will be contacted by June 1st to arrange details of your presentation.

IMPORTANT: Cal-SOAP will communicate with scholarship applicants via email.

If you change your email or do not check it for a long period of time, you may be missing important deadlines and communication from South County Cal-SOAP.

Notification of awards will be sent through individual emails by the first week in April.


Start Time
12:00 AM
Friday, March 02, 2018
Finish Time
12:00 AM
Friday, March 02, 2018
750 West Tenth Street Gilroy, CA 95020
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