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Email

info@calstrawberry.com


Phone

(831)724-1301


Address

PO Box 269

Watsonville, CA 95077

A Sustainable Harvest

Superfruits

When it comes to fruits and veggies, some rank higher than others when it comes to nutrient content. Find out what defines a true “superfruit” and why strawberries are highly recommended by health professionals as part of a healthy diet.

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Thai Green Papaya Salad

Strawberry Salads

Because of their health benefits, flavor and overall appeal, strawberries
add vibrant color to almost any kind of salad. Not only that, they can add depth and
sweetness to enhance more traditional salad dressings.

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Scholarships

alifornia Strawberry Scholarships

California Strawberry Scholarship applications
for 2017–2018 will be available in October 2016

Applications Packets Due By:
First-time Applicants: February 15, 2017
Re-Applicants: February 1, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE: Children of California Strawberry Farmworkers Awarded Educational Scholarships


California Strawberry Scholarships

The California Strawberry Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2 million to hundreds of children of strawberry farmworkers. Countless students and graduates are pursuing their passions and working in careers that span a wide range of professions. Additionally, many return to their hometowns to give back to their local communities and serve as inspirational role models.

Scholarship awards are intended to provide assistance with tuition, room and board, textbooks, and other educational expenses associated with college enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria


PRIMARY QUALIFICATION:


• First-time applicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. (Applicants may also qualify if they are employed as a California strawberry fieldworker).

• Full-time enrollment in a trade school, community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested.

• Maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or greater.




Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions - Spanish


 

For additional information about our scholarship program, contact Dyann Meschi, Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@calstrawberry.org or by calling 831.724.1301.


 

VIDEO:

Reach for the Stars

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California Strawberry
Scholarships Help
Farmworker Families

2015 Scholarship
Newsletter
2015 California Strawberry Scholarship Newsletter

 

Support the California Strawberry Growers' Scholarship Fund

Join us in our mission of providing educational opportunities for the children of California strawberry fieldworkers. Your gift helps fulfill dreams of a bright future for these students and their families. Please contact us for any additional information about this program.


California Strawberry Scholarship Donation Form