Rotary scholarships available to La Jolla seniors


Attention graduating seniors of La Jolla’s four high schools and parents of those soon-to-be-graduates: It’s time to apply for the La Jolla Rotary Scholarship Program. The deadline for applications is April 1.

There are two programs available — La Jolla Rotary Scholarships and Florence Riford Scholarships — with applications for both at

Each year students from La Jolla High School, The Bishop’s School, The Preuss School and La Jolla Country Day School are awarded more than $140,000 in scholarships to further their education. Scholarships are in the range of $3,000 to $5,000.

“Requirements for each category differ just a bit,” La Jolla Rotary President Pat Stouffer said, “and financial need is not always necessary to apply, so we urge all graduating seniors to take a look at our website and get their applications in as soon as possible.”