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Cheryl Shearer Scholarship 

Ventura County Community Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for women who returned to higher education within the past two years after a gap of at least two years. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have graduated from a high school in or have been the recipient of a GED in Ventura County, California, and must be enrolling as candidates for an undergraduate degree or certificate program at an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Applicants also must demonstrate financial need and have a 2.5 GPA. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay that explains their decision to go back to school and describe what they hope to achieve with the degree or certificate. Applicants must register online by January 8th and submit an application by January 10th.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Jan 15
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $1,000
Awards Granted: 1


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Gender: Is this you?
  • Female
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
Location: Is this you?
  • Ventura County
Other Qualifications: Is this you?
  • Adult Learner / Re-entry Student / Non-traditional Student

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