CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year

🏆 Available: 22
💰 $5,000
⏳ 03/07

Scholarship Description

This prestigious program recognizes two student-athletes based on excellence in athletics, academics, and character. One male and one female statewide winner will each receive a $5,000 scholarship as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the legislature. Additionally, 20 Section winners (one male and one female from each of the 10 CIF Sections) will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.5 Minimum GPA
  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Student Verification Form, which must be signed by School Principal.

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Donor: California Interscholastic Federation

The CIF serves as an organization through which member high schools may mutually adopt rules and relating to interscholastic athletics, and establish agreed upon minimum standards for certain aspects of the interscholastic athletic program; to guide schools and school districts in the discharge of their responsibilities for, among other considerations, the health, safety, general welfare and educational opportunities of the students taking part in interscholastic athletics.