Daphne and Stuart Wells Public Service Scholarship

The scholarship recipient(s) will be chosen based on the applicant’s:

• Documented financial need
• Entering their junior year of college in good standing as a full-time student (completion of a 2-year degree or with the equivalent of 2 years of qualifying college credits)
• Majoring in one of the following public service fields:

  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Programs
  • Marine Biology/Oceanography
  • Natural Resources, Forestry, and Conservation
  • Nursing
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions
  • World Affairs and International Issues

Applicants must be a resident of Monterey County (including undocumented residents) with preference given to students transferring to/attending CSU Monterey Bay or other 4-year college/university in California from Hartnell College or Monterey Peninsula College.

• The scholarship may be renewed for one year as long as the student continues to meet the eligibility criteria

To claim the award funds, the winning student(s) must:
• Enroll in an accredited 4-year college/university in California as a full-time student by the Fall semester after receiving the award
• Send the Claim Form provided by the Foundation along with official proof of his or her enrollment to the Foundation by the due date (usually October 31st)