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CODEchella Scholarship Fund | Colocation America

Colocation America is proud to support YouthBuild Charter School of California, CODEchella, and the 150+ young people who have discovered their passion for STEM through these innovative education opportunities. This year we are taking our support beyond the YouthBuild classroom and have created the CODEchella Scholarship Fund which will provide young people with the additional assistance necessary to further their STEM education.

Purpose of Scholarship:

The purpose of this funding is to aid CODEchella alumni in funding their continuous education in STEM-related fields.

Eligible Students:

Any YouthBuild Charter School of California student who has attended CODEchella and will be continuing their education in the Fall of 2017 in a STEM-related field.

CODEchella Scholarship Fund Application Requirements:

  • Submit Online Application* – contact information and extracurricular activities and/or awards & honors received
  • Submit 3 Essays – 2 required prompts and 1 prompt of your choosing.
  • Submit 3 References – 1 must be from a teacher and 2 from other appropriate reference (see application for specifics)

Once Selected, Student Requirements Include:

  • Attend 2 Events – Induction Ceremony (TBD) and Spring Event (TBD)
  • Engage with Mentor – Communicate a minimum of once a month
  • Engage with YouthBuild’s STEM Director – Communicate a minimum of every 3 months
  • Fill Out 2 Surveys – A 6-Month Evaluation Survey and End-of-Year Survey
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5

*Please note the application can not be saved online and must be completed in one sitting. We recommend using the Word Document below before submitting your final application.

Use of Funding:

Funds may be used for school-related expenses including, but not limited to, books and tuition.

Please note that the grant is for $1,000 and will be disbursed in two parts depending on enrollment status and grade point average. 


Application Deadline: June 13, 2017 at 11:59PM*
Awardees Announced: TBD
Induction Ceremony: TBD
Spring Event: TBD

*Please note that the application and references must be submitted by this date. 

Selection Process:

All applications will be reviewed by a committee. Applications will be reviewed based on merit.

Additional Helpful Information:

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