Michael Gordon Burgos Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded to current residents of Camarillo, Fillmore, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Somis, or Ventura who will graduate from a high school in one of the listed cities this year or graduated from one of the previously listed schools within the past 5 years and who will enroll or are enrolled in an accredited nonprofit institution of higher learning located within Ventura County. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference in the selection process will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in environmental protection/preservation, to students who show participation in local volunteer health and/or human benefit programs, and to students who have shown an interest in or participated in basketball or tennis. Prior recipients may re-apply for consideration in successive years.

Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 - 700 words, explain what you would do to make our community a better place to live.