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Alameda Kiwanis to Award $100K in Scholarships

Applications are due April 29

The Alameda Kiwanis Foundation will award a total of $100,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Alameda’s high schools in 2024. Applications are now open and must be submitted no later than Monday, April 29.

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The scholarship awards are open to residents and non-residents of Alameda, provided that the applicant graduates from an Alameda school and meets the eligibility criteria. Community college-bound seniors are also urged to apply.

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Will graduate in 2024 from any high school located in the City of Alameda.
  2. Has a demonstrable financial need, evidenced by a Student Aid Index number issued by either the U.S. Department of Education (the candidate has filed a 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or the California Student Aid Commission (the candidate has filed a 2024-25 California Dream Act Application).
  3. Has been accepted to a vocational school, trade school, college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education.
  4. Demonstrates scholastic ability, character, integrity and leadership through participation in school and/or extracurricular activities.

Application forms are now available at school sites’ counseling offices and at the Alameda Kiwanis website.

Application and required documents must be completed and submitted no later than Monday, April 29 (postmark or email date). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Mail application to Alameda Kiwanis Foundation, PO Box 1217, Alameda CA 94501, or email application to [email protected]

For more information or to ask questions about the scholarships, email [email protected].

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