A Program of the Sacramento Cal-SOAP Consortium & Capital Metropolitan Area AVID

The College Horizons Scholarship is a “last dollar grant” and is intended to address any unmet need left after a student has received his or her financial aid package. Graduating seniors who are attending a Sacramento County High School and who have participated in the AVID program for a minimum of three (3) years in high school are eligible to apply for this award.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a participant in the AVID program (minimum 3 years in high school)
  • Be a graduating senior at a Sacramento county high school
  • Be admitted and enrolled in a four year college or university with a minimum of 12 units
  • Demonstrate need in a financial aid award letter from college

Relatives of AVID or Cal-SOAP staff or board members are not eligible

$1,500 to $2,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you in the AVID program for at least a minimum of 3 years in high school
  2. Are you a graduating senior from a Sacramento county high school
  3. Please attach a copy of your financial aid package award letter from the college or university you plan to attend. This letter must include your award amount and the Cost of Attendance.
  4. Letter of Recommendation: Please request one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  5. Essay: Please provide a personal statement or college admissions essay 800 words or fewer