CISP

Community Impact

Scholarship Program

APPLICATIONS

ARE NOW CLOSED!

Applications for the Community Impact Scholarship Program (CISP) are now available. Due by Friday, February 16, 2018.

(Deadline extended. March 1st, 2018)

 

This scholarship is awarded by Casa Circulo Cultural in participation with the Sheriff’s Youth Program Fund.

 

Casa Circulo Cultural is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 that provides county youth and families with year-round, culturally based programs. It is a truly vibrant grass-root, multidisciplinary art organization dedicated to creating cultural programming reflective of the experiences of the Latino communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer a variety of fun, enriching, and engaging classes and workshops for every member of the family. More importantly, all of our classes are taught in Spanish to develop, preserve and encourage the Latino and Hispanic arts and culture.

 

The purpose of this scholarship is to help inspire and encourage High School students wanting to continue and complete a higher education, while promoting community service with high impact programs in our communities.

 

A total of $10,000 will be distributed and awarded in scholarships between the final three (3) finalists.

 

Presenting Sponsor

ABOUT CISP

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CISP

 

Our Mission: To empower low-income families with the knowledge and support for our children to successfully complete a higher education, while promoting community service with high impact programs.

 

Our Vision: Casa Circulo Cultural recognizes that it is important to inspire students to become educated and influential, courageous leaders, thriving and positively shaping all areas of society. Many of those that have participated or have been involved in Casa Circulo Cultural have been personally touched by the outstanding work of non-profits like ours. Our organization has accepted the challenge to reach out to our youth to help shape both their and our future. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” –Nelson Mandela.

 

Applications for the Community Impact Scholarship Program (CISP) are now available. Due by Friday, February 16, 2018.

(Deadline extended. March 1st, 2018)

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS

 

The CISP will be awarded based on the execution, commitment, creativeness, originality, completion, and presentation of the community service project.

 

To qualify, you must:

 

  • Be a High School Senior
  • Have a minimum of 2.7 GPA
  • Low-Income (Max. $50,000 annual income per household)
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited 2-year college, 4-year college, university or graduate school during FALL of scholarship cycle year

 

Other:

 

  • Must either live in San Mateo County, or attend a San Mateo County High School
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Must be available for all Deadlines (see Deadlines)
  • A total of $10,000 will be distributed and awarded in scholarships between the final three (3) finalists.

 

Applications for the Community Impact Scholarship Program (CISP) are now available. Due by Friday, February 16, 2018.

(Deadline extended. March 1st, 2018)

 

DEADLINES

All students must comply with all deadlines • No late applications will be accepted • No makes ups allowed • Must be physically present for the interview, the presentation of the project, and the awards ceremony.

 

Failure to abide by these rules will result in disqualification.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

February 16, 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED, March 1st, 2018

Application deadline to turn in

 

February 21, 2018

Inform scholarship participates who advances to interviews– times will be emailed

 

March 7, 2018

Interviews

 

March 14, 2018

Inform scholarship participates who are the finalists

 

May 15, 2018

Project completed–Turn in project materials

 

May 16, 2018

Project Presentations

 

May 19, 2018

CISP Awards ceremony

APPLICATION

Description

 

The CISP is designed to assist and encourage students in attending higher education.

 

Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: ✓ Graduating High School ✓ Seniors only.

 

A completed application package must include:

  • One (1) completed Application Form.
  • Two (2) academic letters of recommendation.
  • Community Service Project Proposal, 300 – 350 words in length to propose a high-impact community service project. (If chosen as a finalist after the interviews, you will have an 8-week period to execute your project, after the 8-weeks you will present your findings to a jury)

 

Submit application by Friday, February 16, 2018 by:

 

  • Mail– Casa Circulo Cultural, 1757 East Bayshore Road, Suite 23, Redwood City, CA 94063.
  • Or download the application below, and email it to casacirculocultural@yahoo.com – Subject: Last Name, CISP 17-18

 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Applicants should take reasonable measures to ensure that the application is actually received.

 

Awards

 

A total of $10,000 will be distributed and awarded in scholarships between the final three (3) finalists.

 

Please download and thoroughly read the Scholarship Guidelines PDF for full requirements, details and info. For questions please email casacirculocultural@yahoo.com

DONATE

Invest in the future of our children and our community!

 

How much is a lifetime of open doors worth?  What does it cost to build this country’s next generation of leaders? It costs a lot!

 

Donations of any amount help, small donations add up!

 

Take a look at the Education statistics of the Nation vs. San Mateo County– lets make a difference, lets make a change!

 

EDUCATION

 

UNITED STATES

Less Than HS Degree     30.7%

HS Graduate     22.3%

Some college or Associate’s Degree     18.8%

Bachelor’s Degree     16.3%

Graduate or Professional Experience     11.7%

 

SAN MATEO COUNTY

Less Than HS Degree     21%

HS Graduate     17.9%

Some college or Associate’s Degree     22.6%

Bachelor’s Degree     23.9%

Graduate or Professional Experience     14.7%

 

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CONTACT US

The CISP Team is ready to help you achieve college & career success. Please reach out to us directly if you have any questions.

 

HOME OFFICE

Casa Circulo Cultural

1757 East Bayshore Rd. Suite 23

Redwood City , CA 94063

Phone: (650) 362-3844

Fax: (650) 286-1773

 

CONTACT

Maritza Diaz

Executive Assistant, Scholarships

Casa Circulo Cultural

casacirculocultural@yahoo.com

 

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