(949) 499-4555, ext. 3153
(949) 499-4256, fax
Annual Scholarship Program
Every year, South Coast Water District awards $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who live in our service area, plan to attend a college or a university, are involved in community service or environmental activities, and write an essay about water from topics we provide.
2012 Scholarship Winners
In 2012, the Board of Directors awarded eight scholarships. This year’s winners exemplified dedication and service to the community and submitted excellent essays on water care and water conservation.
Click on a winner’s name for application highlights and the essay.
Dana Point High School
Orange County High School of the Arts
San Clemente High School
Congratulations to our winners! We wish them the best in their endeavors and thank them for their conscious attitudes towards conservation, as well as the time they took to give back to their communities and the environment.
Now Accepting Applications for 2013
Deadline: May 1, 2013
You are eligible to apply for our 2013 scholarship if:
- You are a high school senior graduating in 2013 and going to a college or a university in 2013.
- You live in the District's service area (that is, South Coast Water District provides your water and/or sewer service!). Please call us at 949 499-4555, ext. 3153 BEFORE you start your application to verify your eligibility status.
On your scholarship application, you must demonstrate your involvement in community service, public service, volunteer work and/or environmental efforts. You must also type a 500-word essay (approximately 1/2 page) on a water-related topic we provide.
How To Submit Your Application
Submit In Print
Print out an application here in MS Word format or pdf format. After completing it, you may:
- Send U.S. mail to South Coast Water District, P.O. Box 30205, Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-0205, attention Pam Miles
- Email to Pam Miles: email@example.com
- Fax to 949-499-4256, attention Pam Miles
- Deliver to Pam Miles at our Administrative Office, 31592 West St., Laguna Beach (open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday)
You may complete and submit your application using our Online Application. Very important - Save and print your online application and essay for your records BEFORE hitting the "submit application" button. This way you have a back-up copy!
If you have any questions, please contact Pam Miles (Scholarship Contact) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-499-4555 ext. 3153.
Scholarship Winners: 2001 - 2012
Since our scholarship program started in 2001, the District has awarded a total of $20,500 to 43 college-bound high school seniors in our service area. They are listed here alphabetically by high school:
|Dana Hills High School
Amanda Anderson, UCLA
Julia Ballou, San Francisco State University
Courtney Barrett, University of Washington
Lauren Black, University of Southern California
Greg Bliss, Cal State Fullerton
Desiree Bramlette, University of Arizona
Caitlin Carpenter, Loyola Marymount University
Amy Carr, Saddleback College
Megan Castler, UC-Berkeley
Katie Chironis, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Vanessa Dang, Loyola Marymount University
Jonathan Gossett, Saddleback College
Anja Hughes-Stinson, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
Rebecca Kirkpatrick, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK)
Kelly Krieger, Westmont College, Santa Barbara
|Dana Hills High School - continued
Jennifer Kupferman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Lia Larson, Harvard University
Alyssa Lind, UC Santa Barbara
Kelly Lockwood-Larson, UC-San Diego
Ellen Lomonico, UCLA
Rebecca Marshburn, Boston University
Julian McCarty, UC Berkeley
Morgan Miyazano, UC-San Diego
Kirra Quam, Saddleback College
Michael Schoeck, San Diego State University
Lisa Sequeira, Loyola Marymount University
Molly Spear, San Jose State
Shane Sonderlund, Pepperdine University
Victoria Watkins, Boise State Unviersity
J Serra Catholic High School
Nicholas Sarris, Seton Hall University, NJ
Laguna Beach High School
Robert Harman, Jr., USC
Margaux Thomas, UC Berkeley
Marshall Thomas, UCLA
Mater Dei High School
Jamie Roth, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Orange County High School for the Performing Arts
Anthony Penna, UC Santa Cruz
San Clemente High School
Meghan Casillas, Saddleback College
Olivia Engelsman, Abilene Christian University
Christine Nowland, UC Berkeley
Willis Porter, UC Berkeley
Jazmine Vincenty, UC San Diego
Marley Zalay, Chico State University
St. Margaret's High School
Jared Schoeffel, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.