Scholarships

Invest in students

In creating a scholarship fund at Kern Community Foundation, you invest in your community’s future and show students you care. The Community Foundation provides the expertise to help you meet your personal goals and awards scholarships to deserving students. Your gift can help students—from preschool to postgraduate—achieve their lifetime dreams.

You can create a scholarship as a memorial to someone special, selecting eligibility criteria that exemplify that person’s goals and values. Or, you may use it to express your educational values—or those of your family or business.

Support education

Depending on your preferences, the scholarship you establish can support any area of academic need, including tuition, room and board, and books. Our staff tracks performance to ensure students continue to meet the terms for scholarship support. If the scholarship you establish is renewable, you can review updated information on the progress of recipients over the years. You may even elect to meet these students—something many donors find rewarding.

You may also be interested in a permanent endowment to support education in Kern County. We can help recommend a giving strategy that’s right for you. Contact us to learn more.