Price Philanthropies is pleased to open the Stephen Effron, Joseph & Dorothy Goldberg, and Jesus “Chuy” Morales Scholarship application process for graduating seniors at Hoover and Crawford High Schools in City Heights. 

Stephen Effron

The Stephen Effron Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for seniors at Hoover High School. It is funded and administered by Price Philanthropies.

EFFRON APPLICATION

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Joseph and Dorothy Goldberg

The Joseph & Dorothy Goldberg Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for seniors at Crawford High School. It is funded and administered through a partnership between Price Philanthropies and the San Diego Foundation.

GOLDBERG APPLICATION

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Jesus “Chuy” Morales Memorial Scholarship

The Jesus “Chuy” Morales Memorial Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for Hispanic/Latinx seniors at Hoover High School. It is funded and administered by Price Philanthropies.

MORALES APPLICATION

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS


Effron & Goldberg Scholarship Details

  • Up to $4,000 a year, for up to 5 years, if you go to a 4-year university, depending on financial need
  • Up to $2,000 a year, for up to 3 years, if you go to a community college or vocational program, depending on financial need
  • Multiple scholarships will be awarded at each school. 
  • Scholarship recipients receive mentoring and networking opportunities throughout the program

Eligibility 

We look for applicants who are succeeding in school, have a financial need, and demonstrate qualities essential to college success, including responsibility, time management and prioritization. These qualities can be shown through extracurricular activities, volunteering, working or home responsibilities. In addition: 

  • Students applying for a university scholarship must have a minimum 10-12th grade weighted GPA without PE of 3.0;
  • Students applying for a community college/vocational scholarship must have a minimum 10-12th grade weighted GPA without PE of 2.0; and
  • Scholarships are available to undocumented students.

Updated 2020 Application Process
  • Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are switching from a paper to a digital application. Most of the information requested will be the same, but please be aware of the following changes:
    • The application must be submitted electronically by Thursday, May 7 by 4:00 pm
    • Transcript – scholarship staff will request school transcripts directly from school counselors.
    • Letters of recommendation and a free write are no longer required.
  • Interviews will be held digitally via Zoom.  Students who are invited to interview will be contacted by the end of May, and interviews will be scheduled for the beginning of June.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 30.

Application Tips
  • Before you begin, collect the following items:
    • A digital photo of yourself;
    • Information about any scholarships you have already received; 
    • Information about your extracurricular activities, community service and work/internships;
    • Your financial aid award from your college or program; and
    • A screenshot of the first page of your SAR/Cal SAR, showing your name and EFC.  (Login to your FAFSA/CA Dream Act portal to take the screenshot.)
  • If necessary, you can take pictures of the required documents to upload to the application.  Please make sure that pictures are clear, high quality, and legible when opened on a full screen.
  • If you need to stop working on your application before it is complete, press submit and your progress will be saved.  You will receive an email with a link to continue working on the application. You can update your application until the deadline- 4:00 pm on May 7, 2020. 
  • If you have questions or need assistance with the digital application, email Nicolette.

Jesus “Chuy” Morales Scholarship Details

  • A onetime scholarship of $2,000, if you go to a 4-year university
  • A onetime scholarship of $1,000, if you go to a community college
  • Multiple scholarships will be awarded.
Eligibility
  • Hispanic/Latinx senior at Hoover High School;
  • Scholarships are available to undocumented students;
  • Applicant must plan to attend either a 4-year university or a 2-year college in the fall of 2020;
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; and
  • Applicant must have a completed a minimum of 50 hours of community service.
Updated 2020 Application Process
  • Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are switching to a digital application.  Most of the information requested will be the same, but please be aware of the following changes:
    • The application must be submitted electronically by Friday, May 15 by 4:00 pm;
    • Transcript – scholarship staff will request school transcripts directly from Hoover staff;
    • Letters of recommendation are no longer required.
Application Tips
  • Before you begin, collect the following items:
    • Information about your academic awards, community service and work/internships;
    • Information about any scholarships you have already received; and
    • Your financial aid award from your college or program.
  • If necessary, you can take a picture of any required document to upload to the application.  Please make sure that pictures are clear, high quality, and legible when opened on a full screen.
  • If you need to stop working on your application before it is complete, press submit and your progress will be saved.  You will receive an email with a link to continue working on the application.  You can update your application until the deadline- 4:00 pm on May 15, 2020.
  • If you have questions or need assistance with the digital application, email Nicolette.