Horatio Alger
Cortopassi Family Foundation
Vocational Scholarship Program

Receive $2,500 per semester up to $10,000
Funded through the generosity of the Cortopassi Family Foundation

Scholarships may be used for all personal expenses while a full-time student in a two-year certificate program at a qualifying school.

Eligibility Criteria

Students selected for the Horatio Alger Cortopassi Family Foundation Vocational Scholarship will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Planning to enroll in an approved vocational certificate program at a qualifying school
  • Demonstrated critical financial need
  • Currently reside in or have graduated high school in San Joaquin or Stanislaus counties in California
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • No more than 35 years of age

Qualifying Schools

  • Butte College – Oroville, CA
  • Yuba College – Marysville, CA
  • Woodland College – Woodland, CA
  • Folsom Lake College – Folsom, CA
  • American River College – Sacramento, CA
  • Sacramento City College – Sacramento, CA
  • Cosumnes River College – Sacramento, CA
  • San Joaquin Delta College – Stockton, CA
  • Modesto Junior College – Modesto, CA
  • Merced College – Merced, CA
  • Fresno City College – Fresno, CA
  • Reedley College – Reedley, CA
  • West Hills College Coalinga – Coalinga, CA
  • West Hills College Lemoore – Lemoore, CA
  • College of the Sequoias – Visalia, CA
  • Porterville College – Porterville, CA
  • Bakersfield College – Bakersfield, CA