The Community Foundation of the North State manages many scholarship funds that are awarded to graduating high school seniors as well as students already in an undergraduate program. Some scholarships were started by families or individuals; others by businesses or organizations. All scholarships share one important focus: helping young people reach their educational goals.

Current Awardee (2020) Information

2020 Scholarships and Loan Awards Report

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*Note, Ivy B. Horr Medical Education Loan recipients should contact the Community Foundation at 530-244-1219 for additional instructions.

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Andy Peek Livestock Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship opportunity, offered annually by the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale, awards students whose intended major is Agricultural Studies […]

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Balma Family Scholarship Fund

The Balma Family Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to grant awards to Pioneer High School seniors who will be attending Shasta College […]

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Brian W. Hicks Scholarship Fund

Provides academic scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Shasta County based on merit and a strong community-service background […]

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California Retired Teachers Association, Division 16 Scholarship

Benefit students moving from Shasta College to a four-year university with a goal to complete teacher certification […]

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Christine Begley Scholarship

The Christine Begley Scholarship supports female graduates of Anderson High School pursuing a college education […]

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Diane M. Gerard Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to all majors, with priority given to students majoring in Liberal Studies, Elementary Education, or Early Childhood Education […]

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Don & Debbie Bankson Scholarship Endowment Fund

This opportunity allows the donors to fulfill their desire to help Shasta County youth, with excellent academics and a strong community-service background, pursue a college education […]

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Donna Borlaug Citizen Scholarship Fund

Graduates from Grant Elementary School AND Shasta High School in Redding, CA who have community and school volunteer experience are invited to apply […]

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Dr. Donald and Ann Gleason Memorial Scholarship

Provides scholarships for qualified Shasta County students with financial needs seeking a college education in the medical field […]

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Dr. Frank L. Doane Memorial Scholarship Fund

A renewable reward opportunity for qualified Tehama County high school graduates who plan to pursue a career as a registered nurse […]

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FWF ’62 Scholarship Fund

An opportunity for graduating female from Shasta High School in Redding, CA., this ongoing scholarship is offered by a group of women honoring the importance and value of nurturing friendships throughout a lifetime […]

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Glen Hawk Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship benefits a Shasta county graduating senior who will pursue a vocational or technical certification at an accredited technical school or community college. […]

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Gregory L. Morris II Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is offered annually to a Foothill High School graduating senior who plans to major in the field of Science […]

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Gustafson Fritz Scholarship for Women

An opportunity for female high school graduates in Shasta or Trinity County who demonstrate attributes of generosity, creativity, exemplary work ethic and kindness […]

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Ivy B. Horr Medical Education Loan

This is a low-interest STUDENT LOAN up to $10,000 available to students in Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Modoc, Trinity, or Siskiyou counties who are engaged in the study of medicine or in medical training at a college or university […]

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Jackson Family Scholarship

Scholarship awards are made to students who are either seeking to enter the nursing profession or who are currently in the nursing profession and wish to obtain a higher level of certification in the nursing field (LVN to RN, RN to BSN). Applicants must have completed at least 2 semesters that are applicable to their nursing degree […]

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Jim and Dolores Cusick Memorial Scholarship

An opportunity for graduates of Weed High School in Weed, CA. who participated in sports […]

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Kelly Moravec Academic Encouragement Scholarship

An award opportunity for graduating students who are dealing with, or have dealt with, a serious medical adversity […]

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Ken Putnam Choral Music Endowed Scholarship Fund

A scholarship to benefit Shasta High School graduates who participated in the vocal music program […]

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Key Club Scholarship

An opportunity offered by Redding Kiwanis to graduating seniors from Foothill, Enterprise, and Shasta High schools who are dues paying members of their high school Key Club […]

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Matt Solus Memorial Scholarship Fund

The scholarship supports high school or College of the Siskiyous students in Siskiyou County pursuing careers in fire science or law enforcement […]

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Merchants Bank of Commerce Kenneth R. Gifford, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program

The Merchants Bank of Commerce Kenneth R. Gifford, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program awards ten, $1,000.00 scholarships each year. High school seniors attending school in Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama, Glenn, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento counties may apply […]

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Nicholas Gaynor Memorial Fund

A scholarship opportunity to provide financial support to local North State students seeking a career in nursing […]

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Prudence Rose Kennedy Fund

Several opportunities are offered from this scholarship fund […]

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Reach Higher Scholarship Fund

A Shasta County high school FRESHMAN opportunity with a renewable option […]

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REU Powering Redding’s Future Scholarship and Grant Fund

Both college scholarships and technical school grants are offered to Redding residents […]

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Savage Scholarship Fund

An opportunity that is paid out over 4 semesters for Trinity County high school students with financial need […]

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Shasta Community Health Center Future Primary Care Workforce Scholarship Fund

An opportunity for students who are actively pursuing a medical career and are currently enrolled in college or graduate programs […]

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Top of the State Scholarship Endowment Fund

Two different application opportunities available to 1) college or university bound Shasta & Tehama county high school students who have played golf in high school or junior golf programs and 2) previous award recipients from this fund […]

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