About the Scholarship

The California Assn. of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation was created by the California Association of Collectors (CAC) in the year 2005 to sponsor California high school seniors and juniors for their higher education at an accredited college, university or trade school. 

The contesting applicants must be planning to attend an accredited public or private institution within 12 months of graduation from high school. 


California Assn. of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Awards

Three semi-finalists are selected by a panel of scholarship readers on the basis of their application and eligibility. These semi-finalists are required to attend the annual meeting of the California Association of Collectors in October 2019 and read out their essays.

A panel of judges evaluates the semi-finalists and determines the final placing. Three awards are offered every year such as: 

First award - $2,500

Second award - $2,000

Third award - $1,500

The decision of the judges has to be accepted by all the applicants.


California Assn. of Collectors Educational Scholarship application

The students can apply for the scholarship on the CAC Educational Scholarship Foundation website. 

  • All applicants must write an original essay on the prompt given by the scholarship provider.

  • Follow the mentioned guidelines regarding essay writing and submission

  • Additional documents such as current class schedule or high school transcripts are required to verify enrollment in a California high school. 

Application Deadline

The students are expected to apply for the scholarship program before or by  June 30, 2019. All applications must be submitted prior to the given deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A one-page application and an essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit During Your College Years".

  • Scholarship specially awarded to California High School Seniors.

  • Must be planning to attend any accredited public or private institution within 12 months of graduation from high school.