Scholarships Managed and Administered by the Foundation

About Our Scholarships

Community Foundation Donor Scholarships

The Community Foundation is home to more than 25 scholarship funds awarding scholarships annually to high school graduates whom reside in San Benito County. These funds are held by individuals, families, and committees. Scholarships are awarded every year to motivated students pursuing their higher education goals. With financial assistance, we hope to lessen the burden of the cost of tuition, books, supplies, and living expenses for these students pursuing their goals and taking steps to achieve their dreams.


List of our Scholarships

Our scholarship applications for 2024 are CLOSED. See you next year!

Scholarships Managed by the Community Foundation

Latino Generation Scholarships

Latino Generations Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to Latinx students residing in San Benito County that will be attending either a two-year or four-year university or a certified vocational training institute. Visit the Latino Generation Scholarship page to apply.

Additional Scholarships

The following Community Foundation scholarships can be applied through Hollister High School. Contact Hollister High School College and Career Specialist Mary Andrade at [email protected] or visit the San Benito High School scholarship section under their website:

  • Adam Baxter Memorial Scholarship
  • Charlie Presser Memorial Scholarship
  • Class of 1971 Scholarship
  • Franca Barsi Memorial Scholarship
  • Kelly Freitas Memorial Scholarship
  • Kenny Fehlman Scholarship
  • Klauer Family Young Leadership Scholarship
  • Latino Generations Scholarship
  • Rotary Club Hollister Diane Memorial Scholarship
  • Ruben and Frances Cantu Scholarship
  • Women's Club of Hollister Scholarship