2024 Scholarship Press Release.pdf

California Jaycee Foundation

A Charitable 501(c)3 Corporation


CONTACT: Mary Alessandra-Cook

DATE: September 12, 2023



The California Jaycees Foundation Scholarship program provides scholastic funding to eligible High School Seniors who will continue their education at any accredited college or vocational school in the United States.  In 2024, Scholarship awards will be given in increments of $1,000.

Three recipients of the California Jaycee Foundation scholarships will be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program Review Committee for participation in that program as well, two (2) for scholastic scholarships and one (1) for vocational/industrial, for a possible additional $1,500 scholarship.

2024 Scholarship application information is available NOW via this website link: 

To be most competitive, students should have this information as quickly as possible. Please share this information and link with your school guidance counselors, career counseling services, and school scholarship website.   The application cutoff mailing date is January 19, 2024.  It must be submitted via US postal mail.

Make sure to download both of the following documents:

·    2023-2024 US Student Application Checklist

·    2023-2024 Scholarship Application OR 2023-2024 Vocational Scholarship Application

All application packages must be postmarked by January 19, 2024, or they cannot be considered.  Submitting earlier in January is suggested.  No electronic submissions will be accepted.

Important Information for Students

·    The application packet must include head shot photograph; the completed application form; the college/university acceptance letter (if the student has been accepted); the recommendation letters (maximum of three (3); the high school transcript; ACT / SAT test scores only if available and applicable; and the personal statement from the student.  Any additional information (certificates, pictures, etc.) can be added to the end of the packet.  There is a limit of three (3) pages of additional information allowed.

·    National / state (ACT / SAT) test scores are NOT mandatory for our award, however there is a small bonus point area for the students who include test scores.  Test scores are NOT required for students applying for industrial, trade or vocational schools.

·    Every page should have the student’s name and page number listed on the top right-hand corner.  The reference letters (maximum of three), additional information, and the school transcript should also have the name and page number included.

Mail completed packet to:

Mary Alessandra-Cook

CAJCF Scholarship Chair

P.O. Box 3028

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

About The Jaycees and The California Jaycee Foundation The Jaycees are an international organization of young men and women, ages 18 to 39, providing opportunities for others to develop their personal skills, advance their business careers, and provide leadership in their communities. The Jaycees have made a positive impact on communities worldwide since 1920. For more information about the California Jaycee Foundation please visit 

2023 Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship Application

We are excited to announce that the 2023 Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship Application is open. Our scholarship aims to reward low-income high school seniors who have committed themselves to community service. We are offering 10 scholarships for $10,000 to each winner


Applications are submitted online via Kaleidoscope:


Applications are due Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 12PM PST. Application Requirements include:  



Winners will be notified by Friday, November 17, 2023, and scholarship checks will be dispersed over the course of 4 years via Kaleidoscope’s direct deposit feature. Thank you to the Jeanne and William Barulich Family Foundation for their support of our scholarship. 


Feel free to visit our website at for more information, and please reach out to with any questions.





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