Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the Camp Fire. We are working closely with our local high school administrators to determine this year's scholarship recipients.  We will help to rebuild our beautiful community. #ButteStrong #ParadiseStrong

***2019 Scholarship Applicants - Please do not submit an online application and/or supporting documents unless requested to do so.  Contact us if you have any questions.***

The following rules apply:

Applicant must be a senior and graduating by end of June of the academic year. Each scholarship will be subject to and conditioned upon actual graduation.


  1. Applicant must have attended a comprehensive WASC Accredited high school in  Paradise CA for the full term of his/her Sophomore or Junior year if his/her Senior year is to be spent off-campus.

  2. Applicant must have:  an Academic Weighted Grade Point Average of 3.80 for  the sophomore, junior and first semester of the senior year, on record at  his/her high school by the due date required for filing the application.

  3. Applicant must be planning for full time enrollment in a four-year program. The renewable award shall be for four uninterrupted years of college. FIRST PAYMENT WILL BE AWARDED AT AWARDS NIGHT.  SUBSEQUENT PAYMENTS WILL  BE DIRECTLY TO STUDENT UPON RECEIPT OF OFFICAL TRANSCRIPT.  Disbursement is subject to proof of enrollment and completion of each term. 

  4. An application will not be considered unless it is complete and includes the following:

    • Application

    • Typed essay, with student's name in the upper right hand corner, per instructions, (1page only, no exceptions)

    • High School Transcript (and Community College transcripts if applicable)

DO NOT return the completed application to your high school office.  We will only accept online submissions of your application and supporting documentation.  ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS (ONLINE APPLICATION FORM, TRANSCRIPTS AND ESSAY) MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINE DATE OF TBD - NO EXCEPTIONS.  APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE AS POSTED.


The funding and payment of any award is expressly subject to the standing and rules of the Paradise Scholarship Foundation.  A copy of such rules will be made available upon written request.  The number of and amount of awards is up to the discretion of the Paradise Scholarship Foundation and is based on market performance.  


Applicants will be contacted for an interview by email prior to Interview Day - TBD (business professional attire advised).  Applicants who do not attend an interview will not be considered for an award.  There will be no make-up interviews.

Any communication will be between the student and Foundation directly through email ONLY.