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College Scholarship Applications Available

Applications for the City of Oceanside 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program are now available on the City website, at local high schools, and at the Oceanside Public Library. Any graduating high school senior that lives in Oceanside that will attend college after graduation is eligible to apply, regardless of what high school the student attends. The sole requirement for applicants is to have Oceanside residency. Students may contact the scholarship coordinator at their high school for information about the program and return application forms to your school scholarship coordinator. The deadline for submission of applications is April 1, 2020.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program awarded $48,000 to 16 students in 2019, bringing the grand total of $866,000 given to 343 students since the first scholarships were awarded in 1993. All funds for the program come from community donations; no public monies are used for the scholarships. The 2020 recipients will be introduced to donors at the annual Scholarship Garden Reception on May 22. Please call (760) 435-5042 or email for more information about the program.