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Hope For A Cure Educational Memorial Scholarship

The Hope For A Cure Educational Memorial Scholarship is available to Hollister High School graduate residing in San Benito County who have lost a parent, stepparent, or grandparent to cancer. Student must plan to enroll in a college, university, or vocation school.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A San Benito County resident.
  • Graduate at Hollister High School.


  • Provide a Death Certificate of Family member that qualifies student for this scholarship.

A Complete Application includes:

  • Online scholarship application.
  • 3 letters of recommendation (two from a teacher or academic advisor, one from a community member).
    • School letters must be on official school letterhead. All letters must be signed and dated.
  • Personal Statement (1 1/2 - 2 pages double spaced) sharing about your relationship with your loved one who passed from cancer and how cancer has influenced your life.
  • Transcript of the most grades.