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Cheryl Shearer Scholarship 

Ventura County Community Foundation

Application Information

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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 what you hope to achieve with their degree or certificate, and why seeking their degree or certificate is important to their future success.

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 28
Average Award: $1,000
Awards Granted: 1
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