Chavez Scholars

Judging will take place Saturday, March 11.  Entries RECEIVED by March 10 WILL BE CONSIDERED!!

Ryan Bros Location: 1894 Main St, San Diego, CA 92113

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Grand Prize:
$1000 + Laptop Computer

Other Prizes Awarded:

12th Grade - $500 + Laptop
(2 winners)

11th Grade - $400

10th Grade - $300

9th Grade - $200


Please contact Fernanda Flores




Grand Prize:
$1000 + Laptop Computer

Open to all Full-Time Community College
Students in San Diego & Imperial Counties



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All winners will be recognized at the 19th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Breakfast on Friday, March 31st, 2017.  The Grand Prize winner will be invited to read their winning essay on stage.  All essay winners will be invited to attend the breakfast.

Want to be an essay judge?  Register as a volunteer at the "Volunteers" tab above.

Judging will take place at the Day of Service on March 11, 2017.


Congratulations to our 2016 Chavez Scholars!

High School Scholarship Recipient Campus

Grand Prize Winner - $1,000 + Laptop

 Treasure McKinley

Hoover High School

12th Grade Winners - $500 + Laptop

 Jeyla Aranjo

Nima Sherpa

Vista High School

Crawford High School

11th Grade Winner - $400

 Deeqa Farah

Crawford High School

10th Grade Winner - $300

Evelyn Aguilar

Hoover High School

9th Grade Winner -    $200 

Jeannette Chen

Monte Vista High School

Honorable Mentions
Sergio Garcia, San Pasquale Valley High School, 12 Grade
Brandon Hernandez, Mt. Carmel High School, 10th Grade
Si Young Kim, La Jolla High School, 9th Grade
Jennifer Razo, Olympian High School, 12th Grade

Community College Scholarship Recipient Campus

Grand Prize Winner - $500 + Laptop     

 Freda Hernandez

Southwestern Community College

Honorable Mentions
Stephanie Palafox, San Diego City College
Arturo Valencia, Southwestern Community College

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