You Run This Town Foundation OC (YRTTF OC) is committed to develop the next generation of leaders by providing scholarships to outstanding scholars. YRTTF OC offers college and trade school scholarships in the amount of $1000 to qualified graduating high school seniors and eligible college students who will attend a community college, 4-year university, or trade school in the fall of 2021.

In the Spring of 2021, our Scholarship Committee will award $1000 scholarships to outstanding students who have participated in our enrichment programs through our partnering organizations.

Scholarship Application 2021/2022


APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND PRIORITIES

For an application to be considered, ALL of the following required supporting documents must be submitted. Please read ALL instructions carefully as incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

  1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and/or an eligible college or trade school bound student who is currently working with one of YRTTF OC partnering agencies and has participated in THREE (3) of YRTTF OC 2020/2021 enrichment program workshops. *
  2. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Transcripts are required as proof of the student’s GPA.
  3. Applicant must submit an essay closely following the requested prompt.
  4. Applicant must provide ONE (1) letter of recommendation from educational professionals or other professionals (i.e. volunteer/extracurricular or job supervisor). Recommendations from family members will NOT be accepted.
  5. Applicant must provide an updated Resume and/or Cover Letter.
  6. Applicant must have completed a minimum of TEN (10) hours of volunteer hours (see attached form).
  7. Applicant must provide letter of acceptance/admission/registration at College, University, Trade school or Vocational Institution.
  8. Applications must be received by the You Run This Town Foundation OC Chapter Scholarship Committee no later than Friday, March 26, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted!
    Mail one copy of a COMPLETE and TYPED application package to:
    YRTTF – OC Chapter
    c/ o Scholarship Committee
    38 Crestview Dr.
    Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca. 92688

( Include: (1) application (2) official transcripts (3) essay (4) letter of recommendation (5) volunteer form )

SELECTION PROCESS

  • Applications may be downloaded from the YRTTF OC website at: yourunthistownoc.org
  • The deadline for all complete applications is Friday, March 26, 2021
  • The applications will be reviewed, and recipients will be selected by the YRTTF OC Scholarship Committee. Winners will be notified via email no later than Friday, April 16, 2021.
  • If an applicant is selected to receive a scholarship, he/she will be honored at an award ceremony in Spring/Summer 2021 (details to follow).
  • Upon receiving the award, YRTTF OC will mail funds directly to student’s college of attendance.
  • Please submit any questions to: info@yourunthistownoc.org

* 2020/21 workshops will be presented in different ways depending on facility and administrators preference: (1) in person at designated site (2) virtually for those sites requiring zoom workshops (3) YRTTF OC website videos and assessment


Congratulations to our 2020 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Adeline / Cypress Community College
  • Jimmy / Vanguard University of Southern California
  • Maria Jose / California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Mariana / Fullerton Community College
  • Monica / Orange Coast College
  • Nancy / California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Paola / California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Suzan / Vanguard University of Southern California

Scholarship Application 2021/2022