Scholarships available from Coastwise

Coastwise Capital Group LLC announces the launch of its 2009-10 annual scholarship, the Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence, which seeks to inspire financial education among today’s youths.

The Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence probes students to consider how to invest human and financial capital to succeed as defined by their own objectives.

Eligible applicants are sophomores, juniors and seniors attending La Jolla High School, La Jolla Country Day, SCY High, The Bishop’s School or The Preuss School. Applicants are asked to submit a 1,000-word essay on the designated topic, which can be found on the scholarship Web site,


This year, more than $10,000 will be awarded to the winning writers. They will receive their monetary prize in the form of a 529 college fund used specifically for college expenses and will be invited to the Coastwise Prize Awards Ceremony in February.