Carl Graves Scholarships are being accepted for the 2021-22 School Year!

Juniors and Seniors have opportunity for scholarships

Post Date:10/19/2021 4:48 PM

Attention Juniors and Seniors in the Lake Elsinore School District:

The City of Lake Elsinore, in partnership with The Inland Empire Community Foundation, is excited to administer the generous bequest of former City Treasurer, Carl Graves, that created a $1 million endowment four-year scholarship opportunity for deserving graduates of Lake Elsinore Unified School District.  

Available Scholarships and application information:

  • Three (3) four-year $4,000 scholarships are available each year for seniors within Lake Elsinore Unified School District high schools (Elsinore, Temescal Canyon, Lakeside, Ortega, and Keith McCarthy Academy).
  • One (1) four-year $6,000 scholarship is available for a student attending a Lake Elsinore Unified School District high school and pursuing a collegiate ROTC program.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, currently attending a Lake Elsinore Unified School District high school (as listed above), and plan to attend a four-year college or university, technical school, or community college with plans to transfer to a four-year college or university.
  • Applicants must submit application and all required materials through the City’s online application system. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please review your packet prior to submitting.

Completed applications are due Wednesday, April 13, 2022.  Full scholarship application details are available on our website at City of Lake Elsinore : Scholarship ( or you can email or call 951-674-3124, ext. 266 or ext. 267

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