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Lori Nethaway Memorial Scholarship

1 winner$1,000
Next Application Deadline
Apr 1, 2025
Next Winners Announced
May 1, 2025
Education Level
High School
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
First-generation college student

Lori Nethaway was a public school teacher who believed in helping young women advance in the world and achieve their goals.

She worked to empower young women and encourage them as they pursued their own individual passions. The Lori Nethaway Memorial Scholarship honors her memory by supporting a female high school senior in California. This scholarship will help a student who is the first in their family to attend college.

Female high school seniors in California are eligible to apply if they are first generation college students. To apply, write about how you plan to use your education to give back to your community.

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Passion, Impact
Published May 24, 2024
Essay Topic

Tell us how you plan to use your college education to give back to your community.

200–400 words

Winning Application

Hailey Hoang
Castro Valley HighCastro Valley, CA


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Apr 1, 2025. Winners will be announced on May 1, 2025.