Scholarships

Scholarships Available for SCUSD Students

Overview

Community and district scholarships are posted when they are made available. Available district scholarships are listed below and community scholarships can be viewed at scusd.edu/community-scholarships

All district scholarships must be submitted online.  Paper applications WILL NOT be accepted. Scholarships are available for SCUSD students who attend a district or dependent charter school.

For questions or additional information call 916-643-9293 or email us at scholarships@scusd.edu.

APPLICATION DUE DATE EXTENDED TO MAY 22, 2020.
Scholarship

The Susan Cherveny Memorial Scholarship-2020

(One Year Scholarship for $500.00)

Application Period: February 12, 2020 – April 10, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Susan Cherveny was a professional ballet dancer and extraordinary person who in mid-life became a middle school teacher.  She taught 7th and 8th grades at Will C. Wood Middle School with verve and enthusiasm, specializing in language arts and reading.  Susan worked with children from lower income brackets and helped them build self-esteem in the process of learning vital academic skills.

Scholarship

The George H. Clark Memorial Scholarship – 2020

$5,000 SCHOLARSHIP PER YEAR FOR FOUR YEARS

Application Period: February 12, 2020 – April 10, 2020

TRUSTEES:

  • Mayor (or City Manager)
  • Superintendent, City of Sacramento
  • SCUSD Principal of the most populous high school

HISTORY:

Established in 1950, according to the terms of the will of George H. Clark, in agreement with the Mayor, City of Sacramento

ELIGIBILITY:        

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The Jewell T. O’Connell Memorial Scholarship-2020

(A $1,000.00 scholarship for one year)

Application Period: February 12, 2020 – April 10, 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Jewell T. O’Connell lived in Sacramento during the Depression and wrote and produced plays under contract with the U. S. Government.  During World War II, she became director of entertainment for all U.S.A. facilities west of Omaha, Nebraska.  In the mid-1940’s, she moved to Virginia City, Nevada, where she died on June 14, 1988.