James C. Basile Scholarship Fund

Awarded to graduating high school seniors or graduates of public or private high schools in Ventura County who intend to enroll or who are enrolled in public colleges, universities, and junior or community colleges in the State of California. Prior recipients may reapply for consideration in successive years.

Preference: Given to graduating seniors or graduates from the cities of Simi Valley and Moorpark

Preference: Given to: (a) applicants who have lost one or both parents (natural or adoptive) or one or both parents have been disabled while actively engaged in law enforcement service or while actively engaged in public service as a fire fighter, or (b) applicants that are physically or visually impaired or otherwise disabled.

Minimum unweighted GPA requirement: 3.0

Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Varies: $7500 for 4-year colleges; $4000 for 2-year colleges