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) 391-7356.
Please note: Winners will receive scholarship check upon submitting proof of college enrollment.
Acceptable enrollment documents: certificate of enrollment, unofficial transcripts or receipt of paid enrollment.
Ethan Fontes, Tracy High School
– $3280 Edward Dutra award
Madisen Coelho, Arcata High School
– $3280 Deolinda Dutra award
Laynee Haywood, Maxwell High School
– $1000 PHCS Lionel Holmes award
Amanda Carvalho, Benicia High School
– $500 Joseph Souza Memorial award
Emilio Anaya, Franklin High School
– $500 American Portuguese Club, Bob and Betty Dias award