APCF Bank of the Sierra Scholarship

April 15, 2025
Awards Available: 14

Scholarship Description

Bank of the Sierra is dedicated to empowering economically-challenged young adults in its service territories to pursue higher education. We are proud to offer 14 scholarships, each worth $2,000, to high school seniors with aspirations of becoming full-time, degree-seeking college students in the Fall. Your financial circumstances shouldn't limit your dreams, and we're here to support your journey.

Scholarship Details

  • 14 scholarships available
  • Each scholarship is valued at $2,000
  • Intended for high school seniors planning to attend college full-time in the coming fall

Eligibility Criteria

  • Current high school seniors who reside in the counties of Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, or Tulare.
  • Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or a Community College and will be enrolled as a freshman in the Fall (if selected, must submit college acceptance letter for verification)
  • A minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 2.5
  • A household income at or below the Low to Moderate Income Level (must be able to show tax return should applicant be selected for award)
  • Open to all majors and there is no ethnicity requirement
  • Employees of Bank of the Sierra and their immediate family members are NOT eligible to apply

Application Process

  1. Ensure you meet all eligibility criteria, including residency and college enrollment plans.
  2. Complete the scholarship application, providing accurate information.
  3. Submit your application along with any required documents before the specified deadline.
  4. Prepare to embark on your college journey with financial support from Bank of the Sierra.

The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of tuition for attending a college/university, as defined by the institution attended.

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