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Stanley Behrens Family Foundation Scholarship Orange County High School Graduate Scholarship Four Year Renewable $2,500 Annually

Application Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018 5:00 PM

Award Notification: May 2018

Award Amount: $2,500

Application Submission Process: Applicants must complete the Behrens Family Foundation Scholarship application for entering freshmen. Finalists will be contacted for an interview in May.

This scholarship is awarded to an Orange County graduating high school senior who has demonstrated recognizable talents and will be attending UCI in fall 2018. The award is a conditionally renewable $2,500 scholarship and is contingent upon the applicant being admitted to UCI.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Admitted to UCI
  • Graduate of an Orange County, CA high school
  • 3.5 GPA
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • Annual family income cannot exceed $110,000
  • Highly motivated to succeed
  • Involved in charity or community affairs

While attending UCI, recipients will:

  • Donate 90 hours of community service each school year to a cause of their choice (must be approved by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships)
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Work for a salary for no more than 15 hours per week while school is in session
  • Attend comprehensive career counseling sessions in their intended career field during the summer after the first year at UCI
  • Meet the foundation representatives 3-4 times per year to obtain assistance with setting goals
  • It is preferred that the recipient reside on-campus

If you have any questions, please email us at


Hours: 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
102 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2825
Tel: (949) 824-8262
Fax: (949) 824-4876 (fax)

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