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CEF Scholarships

Student Scholarships

College-Bound Seniors!

Did an elementary music class, a field trip like BizTown, a science lab, or high school musical inspire your college decision?

Tell us how a CEF-funded program impacted your future and you could earn $1,000 for college!

We award fifteen $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the Carlsbad Unified School District who have benefitted from CEF programs in music, science, and innovation, and are pursuing those studies in college.

Five scholarships will be awarded to students based upon financial needs, and two scholarships, sponsored by ViaSat, will be awarded to Science Olympiad participants.

Programs that Qualify for the CEF Scholarship:

Elementary CEF Programs:

  • Weekly Music Class
  • Science Days
  • Junior Achievement’s BizTown
  • Science in a Satchel
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • FIRST Lego League JR – Robotics
  • Project Lead the Way (Calavera Hills)
  • Weather Station (Buena Vista)
  • International Baccalaureate (Jefferson)

Middle School CEF Programs:

  • Choir or Band, with music coaches and instruments
  • Science Labs, with equipment and lab assistants
  • Science Days
  • Lux Art Institute Valise Project
  • Science Olympiad
  • First LEGO League – Robotics
  • Nordson’s Tech Time Challenge

High School CEF Programs:

  • Choir, Band, or Orchestra, with music coaches and instruments
  • Spring Musical or Theater
  • Science Labs, with equipment and lab assistants
  • Science Olympiad
  • Project Lead the Way
  • SEMI High Tech U
  • FIRST Tech Challenge – Robotics
  • Genius Project
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Junior Achievement’s Finance Park

The 2019 CEF Scholarship winners, photographed in Magee Park wearing the letters of the college they’ll attend in Fall 2019.

Carlsbad Educational Foundation Awards Carlsbad Unified School District Seniors with $1,000 College Scholarships

The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization, this week awarded the recipients of the CEF Scholarship to graduating seniors from Carlsbad and Sage Creek High Schools.

Fifteen seniors who best demonstrated how their educational experience benefitted from CEF programs in music, science, and innovation received a $1,000 award. Four of those scholarships were awarded to students based upon financial needs, and two scholarships, sponsored by Viasat, were awarded to Science Olympiad participants.

We are happy to share the names and college commitments of this year’s winners.

Carlsbad High School Award Recipients:

  • Samara Anderson (University of Southern California; psychology and math)
  • Andrew Kuznik (University of California, Los Angeles; Spanish and linguistics for pre-med)
  • Ethan Meade (Occidental College; music production)
  • Julia Mireles (San Diego State University; sustainability)
  • Marlowe Morris (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business administration and theatre arts)
  • Lindsay Sackin (San Diego State University; music)
  • Tyler Vasse, Science Olympiad recipient (University of California, Berkeley; bioengineering)

Sage Creek High School Award Recipients:

  • Emilie Anderson (San Diego State University; journalism)
  • Ari Beckett (Mira Costa College; business and global economics)
  • Allison DelGrande (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business)
  • Zyra Kingston (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; architectural engineering)
  • Harrison Logan (University of Wisconsin; chemical engineering)
  • Jenny Tucker (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; business)
  • Nicole Yuen (University of California, Riverside; biology)
  • Keely Hsieh, Science Olympiad recipient (University of California, Irvine; mechanical engineering)

This is the fourth year CEF awarded college scholarships to seniors. This year, the Foundation increased the total amount of awards from 10 to 15.

 

CEF Scholarship Applications Will Be Available in the Winter/Spring of 2020.