Thank you for visiting the Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise's Youth Scholarship website
We are no longer accepting applications for 2020
Our scholarship committee is currently evaluating this year's applications.
The winners will be contacted directly and announced on this page by the end of October 2020.

The Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise
is pleased to announce it's
2020 High School Youth Scholarship Program
In this time of unprecedented disruption brought on by the Coronavirus, we hope that you, your family and friends are healthy and safe.
In recognition of the added challenges you might be experiencing, we have extended our Scholarship Application Deadline to September 1st.
We look forward to reviewing your application!
Since its inception the Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise has granted more than $275,000 in scholarships to college-bound high school seniors graduating from Santa Cruz schools.  This is a competitive program offering grants to students bound for 2-year and 4-year colleges offering achievement and needs-based awards. Scholarships are either $2000 (2-year programs) or $4,000 (4-year programs) paid $1,000 annually.
We invite qualified students from Santa Cruz High School, Harbor High School, Soquel High School, Delta School at Cabrillo College, PCS, Kirby and others to submit an application by this year's deadline of Tuesday September 1, 2020.
Here's what you need to do:
  1. Read the Scholarship Overview.
  2. Download the Scholarship Application in either MS Word format or PDF format.
  3. Follow the instructions included in the application and return the completed form and supporting documents by email to  (Depending on the size of your email attachments, you may need to send the attachments in separate emails.)
  4.  To be considered for a Needs-Based Scholarship, download and complete the Parent's Confidential Financial Statement in either MS Word format or PDF format and return it by email to
If you are unable to return your application and/or supporting documentation by email, you may send it by US Post to:
Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise
Youth Scholarship Applications, David Campbell
PO Box 7026
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
Applications must be received by Tuesday September 1, 2020 for consideration.
All applications and supporting documents will be treated confidentially.
If you have any questions please contact David Campbell at (831) 476-2619 or

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