CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — The Friends of the Cardiff-by-the-Sea Library is offering five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.
Applicants must reside in zip codes 92007 or 92004 and be nearing completion of their senior year of high school with the intention of attending a college or university in the fall. High school senior applicants must submit a biography, not to exceed 500 words, detailing their reasons for attending college, hobbies, extracurricular activities, contributions to the community, and their aspirations. In addition to the essay, applicants must submit two letters of recommendation (teacher, neighbor, counselor, employer), proof of school registration, and proof of residency in zip code 92007 or 92024.
Send the original application and supporting documentation to:
Scholarship Panel, Friends of the Cardiff-by-the-Sea Library, P.O. Box 657, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007, or hand deliver to the library or Book Nook at 2081 Newcastle Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007.
A panel of judges selected from the community will evaluate the applications, essays, and supporting materials, and select the top five applications received.
The application packet must be received by May 1. Winners will be notified on or before June 1.
For questions regarding these scholarships, call Helen McCarthy at (760) 436-1663,or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application is also available at the Cardiff-by-the-Sea Library and at the Book Nook, 2081 Newcastle Ave., Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007.