Memorial Scholarships Program
The City of Santa Fe Springs’ Memorial Scholarships Program, now in its 28th year, was established in the memory of three former and beloved members of the City Council that believed that higher education was the path for success and leadership. The scholarships are presented to six recipients with an award of $1,000 each to assist them in realizing their college goals.
The applicants for the Scholarships must meet the minimum eligibility criteria:
1. Be a resident of Santa Fe Springs
2. Be a high school senior (attending Santa Fe, St. Paul, or Pioneer high schools)
3. Demonstrate potential success in college by a maintaining a 3.0 GPA or greater
4. Provide a letter of reference attesting to the good moral character and ethics of the applicant
5. Provide a letter(s) of acceptance to college(s) or university(ies) of their choice
Scholarship applications will be available to students through their respective high school’s college/career centers beginning February 1st. Interested students can also download a .PDF version of the application packet by clicking on the link to the corresponding Memorial Scholarship below.
The deadline to turn-in applications to City Hall is March 21th. Please call (562) 868-0511, extension 7308 for more information.
Armando Mora Memorial Scholastic Scholarship
This award is presented to two recipients who demonstrate outstanding service to their school and community. Applicants must attend Santa Fe High School, Pioneer High School, or St. Paul High School.
Lorenzo Sandoval Memorial Athletic Scholarship
This award is presented to two seniors attending Santa Fe High School who have participated in athletics for at least three years demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities.
Albert L. Sharp Memorial Scholarship
This award recognizes two seniors attending Santa Fe High School who have lettered in one or more of the following varsity team sports: football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, or water polo and demonstrated service to their school.