Deadlines approaching for Kiwanis Club grants
Applications are being accepted for the following Kiwanis Club of Claremont grants:
Community organization grants
Community organizations should apply for Kiwanis Club of Claremont’s Foundation grants program by Friday, January 26. Grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded for to projects that serve either community or local youth.
Community service projects should focus on making improvements in the quality of life of Claremont residents and at-risk persons, while youth projects should center around educational opportunities for Claremont Unified School District students.
Grants for high school seniors
The Stan Larson Scholarship — named after former Claremont Courier Editor Stan Larson, a longtime member of Claremont Kiwanis — is awarded each year to graduating seniors from Claremont and San Antonio high schools. Chosen based on their service to the community and school as well as academic achievements, these scholarships are renewed annually for $750 for up to four years, $3,000 in total. Recipients must stay in school, pursue a full-time accredited course of study, and provide documentation of that course of study and enrollment for each year. Students are also eligible for the scholarship if they attend a community college for up to two years and complete their program at another college or university. Apply by Friday, February 16 at claremontkiwanis.org or email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like the Stan Larson award, the Claremont Kiwanis Career-Technical Scholarship is administered by the club’s foundation to graduating seniors from Claremont and San Antonio high school who want to pursue a career technical degree at a community college or accredited career-technical program. The $750 yearly scholarships are renewed annually for up to two years, for a total value of $1,500 provided recipients stay in school as full-time students, pursue an accredited career-technical degree, and provide documentation of that course of study and enrollment for each year. Applicants should have a history of involvement in a career-technical area. Apply by Friday, February 16 at claremontkiwanis.org or email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are reminded to attach a resume that includes involvement in activities and services in school or community, as well as awards and accomplishments, and their unofficial transcripts.
Finally, the California-Nevada-Hawaii District Scholarship is open to Key Club, KIWINS, and Circle K members who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and academic ability as well as service to their school and community. Applications should be filed by Friday, February 16 at cnhfoundation.org.