John Acuña Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
2 winners, $2,000 each
Application Deadline
Aug 15, 2024
Winners Announced
Sep 15, 2024
Education Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student

John Acuña was an incredible man who was a fixture of his community and an inspiration to many.

John was an educator in Santa Ana, California, for more than forty years, making a great impact on the students he came into contact with. John was a proud member of the U.S. Army and founded the veteran center at Santa Ana College, paving a path for other veterans with dreams of higher education.

This scholarship aims to honor the life of John Acuña by supporting students who have served their country and are now pursuing their academic goals.

Any undergraduate or graduate student who is a veteran of a branch of the armed services may apply for this scholarship opportunity. Students from Santa Ana College are encouraged to apply.

To apply, tell us about your background in the service, how your experience serving affected your goals, and how you give back to your community.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Motivation, Service
Published April 9, 2024