The 2021 HIGH SCHOOL scholarship program consists of several awards:
PHCS Lionel Rocha Holmes
Joseph Souza Memorial
American Portuguese Club, Bob and Betty Dias Memorial
APPLICATION DEADLINE: POSTMARKED BY MARCH 30, 2021
Requirements: Applicants must be a high school senior; be of Portuguese descent; achieve a GPA of 3.5 or better. The application should include an official grade transcript; at least one letter of recommendation (principal, counselor, teacher, employer, etc.); an essay regarding the applicant’s Portuguese community involvement and the impact of the applicant’s Portuguese heritage and culture on their life (300 words minimum).
Contact: Marilia Wiget, firstname.lastname@example.org
PHCS, P. O. Box 161990, Sacramento, CA 95816. (916) 392-1048
Please note: Winners will receive scholarship check upon submitting proof of college enrollment by October 31, 2021.
Acceptable enrollment documents: certificate of enrollment, unofficial transcripts or receipt of paid enrollment.
Jake Kremer, Pleasant Valley, Chico, CA
– $3750 Edward Dutra award
Jilliann Wilson, Maxwell High School, Maxwell, CA
– $3750 Deolinda Dutra award
Austin Manners, Analy High School, Sebastopol, CA
– $1000 PHCS Lionel Holmes award
Riley Woznick, Lodi High School, Lodi, CA
– $1000 John Mendonsa award
Natalia Holmes, El Camino Fundamental High School, Sacramento, CA
– $500 PHCS award
Dillon Bunch, Durham High School, Durham CA
– $500 Joseph Souza Memorial award
Candace Medeiros, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, CA
– $500 American Portuguese Club, Bob and Betty Dias award