General Scholarship Program

The Windriders Foundation is proudly launching its Expanded General Scholarship Program! 


In recognition of the important service to the community provided by Lifeguards on Southern California Beaches, the Windriders Foundation is offering 3 general scholarships to provide funds for higher education.
Applicants will be evaluated by a three member Windriders panel based solely on Application Material submitted in support of Eligibility Requirements.  The selected student will be awarded a scholarship to support them in their endeavors to gain a higher education.


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Windriders Foundation 2018
Long Beach, California


AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP(S)
Gold Scholarship - One awards of $1,500 USD will be given to a student applicant who meets eligibility requirements.  

Silver Scholarship - One awards of $1,000 USD will be given to a student applicant who meets eligibility requirements.  

Bronze Scholarship - One awards of $500 USD will be given to a student applicant who meets eligibility requirements.  

Finalists will be contacted the week of 10/1/2018.  Scholarships will be awarded during the October 2018 scholarship banquet.  Date TBD.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Currently enrolled as a student in an accredited degree-granting program. 
Currently employed as a San Diego, Orange or Los Angeles County Lifeguard.
Short Essay 


APPLICATION MATERIALS - DUE September 14, 2018
Please provide a short Essay with your name, your most memorable experience as a Lifeguard, college degree plans and how this scholarship will assist you. 
Please provide enrollment transcript to an accredited college or university.
Please provide a recent pay stub with SSN redacted as proof of employment.
By providing application materials, applicant releases use of Name, and Essay to Windriders Foundation in on-line and printed media.


Please E-mail your Application Materials or any questions to wrfscholarships@gmail.com