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 a minimum of three $1,000 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors within Humboldt County.

Past Scholarships

2022/2023 Recipients

  • Amelia Staiano,
    Eureka High School
  • Marisa Crone,
    Mckinleyville High School
  • Camryn Pinard,
    Mckinleyville High School

2021/2022 Recipients

  • Serendipity Welsh,
    Arcata High School
  • Jasmine Ann Zinselmeir,
    Mckinleyville High School

2020/2021 Recipients

  • Madison Berube,
    Arcata High School
  • Maya Scanlon,
    Arcata High School

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 three $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 2024
  • 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 2024


  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 applications and supporting documentation by April 15th, 2024, with postmarking to:

California Cancer Crusher
PO BOX 3654
Eureka CA 95502