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Application Process & Timeline

UPDATE: Our 2021 Scholarship Cycle will open on May 1st. 

Before you apply please note:

  • Review General Eligibility Requirements and Scholarship Descriptions to ensure you are an appropriate candidate for the scholarship(s) for which you are applying.
  • You may apply for up to a maximum of 3 scholarships. However, selected applicants will only receive 1 scholarship award. Only 1 CAPED Scholarship Application is necessary to apply to multiple scholarships.
  • You CANNOT save your application and return to it at a later time. It is recommended to complete your standard essays, supplemental essays, and gather your necessary verification documents prior to beginning the online application process.
  • Review the Application Instructions before completing your application

The deadline for CAPED Scholarship Application submissions is August 31st at 11:59pm PST. There will be no deadline extensions, no exceptions.

CAPED Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the CAPED Scholarship Review Committee. Scholarship award winners will be notified at the beginning of October. Awardees will be asked to submit the following: a brief video message to be shown at the CAPED Convention, proof of Fall enrollment at a California college/university, and a W-9 Form.

Applicants not selected for award will be notified via email in October. There is no appeal process and further inquiries regarding award decisions will not be addressed.

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