Student Scholarships

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    You will need to provide a 1-2 page typed personal statement that addresses the following:

    • How has cancer directly affected your life?
    • How has this made you the person you are today?
    • How do you see this experience affecting your future?

    Current Scholarship

    There will be two $1,000 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors within Humboldt County.

    Past Scholarships

    2019/2020 Recipients

    • Hannah Alto,
      McKinleyville High School
    • Caitlin Hernandez,
      Fortuna High School
    • Fiona Seibert,
      Six Rivers Charter High School

    2018/2019 Recipients

    • Nathan Ballew,
      McKinleyville High School
    • Kyler Becksted,
      Ferndale High School
    • Venice D’Amico,
      Fortuna High School
    • Madison Lende,
      McKinleyville High School
    • Adam Vera,
      McKinleyville High School

    2017/2018 Recipients

    • Austyn Gallagher,
      Eureka High School
    • Marlena Tavernier-Fine,
      Arcata High School
    • Natalie Heckman,
      Eureka High School

    2016/2017 Recipients

    • Jasmine Masterson,
      Arcata High School
    • Mary McLead,
      Arcata High School
    • Brianne Beronilla,
      Arcata High School


    This fund was established in 2016 by the California Cancer Crusher non-profit organization in memory and support of loved ones that have suffered from cancer. There will be two $1,000 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors within Humboldt County.


    • Applicant’s life has been affected by cancer
    • Applicant will graduate from a high school in Humboldt County in the Spring of 2020
    • Applicant has an overall high school GPA of 3.0 or better
    • Will be attending a four-year college, junior college or vocational institution in the Fall of 2020


    1. Completed Application Form (Download PDF Document)
    2. An official high school transcript
    3. Personal statement (1 to 2 pages typed) describing how cancer has affected your life and how you see it affecting your future
    4. Two letters of recommendation


    Submit your application and all supporting documentation by March 1st, 2021, with postmarking to:

    California Cancer Crusher
    PO BOX 3654
    Eureka CA 95502