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Orfalea Scholarship Award

Sponsored by: Ventura County Community Foundation

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or Ventura County high school graduate enrolling or already enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicant must be an early childhood education or teaching major, or any major provided applicant is able to meet at least one of the following requirements: has a documented learning difference/is a non-traditional learner; is under 24 years of age and has a parent employed as a nurse, teacher (pre-K to grade 12), or at a non-profit agency; is under the age of 24 and is the child of a single parent; has completed the Montana Yellowstone Expedition Summer Program.


Application Deadline January 11
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study education, elementary education
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Average $2,500


Average 33

Contact Information

Virginia Weber
Program Director
Ventura County Community Foundation
1317 Del Norte Road, Suite 150
Camarillo, CA 93010-8504 United States

Phone: (805) 988-0196
Fax: (805) 485-5537

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