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Scholarships to help you succeed

To help you continue on your educational path, the California State PTA is proud to offer several scholarship programs.


The 2018 Continuing Education Scholarship Program application is now closed.

The scholarship must be used January 1 – December 31 following the year of award; proof of your enrollment and completion of coursework must be provided to California State PTA by June 1. The scholarship offered to:

  • For nurses
  • For teachers and counselors
  • For volunteers


Graduating High-School Senior Scholarships

  • For students – Graduating high-school seniors are eligible to apply for the $750 Volunteer Service Scholarship and the $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Scholarship for medical-field education.



All scholarships require current membership at PTAs in good standing, so if you’re not yet a member but are interested in applying for these opportunities, be sure to contact your local PTA and join today!

For general questions about these important programs, please contact the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Chairman via