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Scholarship Name: California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation (CACESF) Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Scholarship offered through the CACESF to California students.
Award Amount: Up to $2,500.00/Trip
Number of Scholarships: Three (3) awards
Application Required: Yes
Official Transcript Required: No
References and Letter of Recommendations Required: No
Interview Required: No
Original Essay Required: Yes
Additional Requirements and Information: 1) Must be enrolled in a California high school; 2) Must plan to attend an accredited college, university or trade school within twelve (12) months of high school graduation; 3) Original essay, responding to the following prompt, required:


Debt collection agencies in the US have an important job of collecting unpaid consumer debts. Why is unpaid debt collection so important to the US economy, and what personal finance strategies can you implement in your young adult life to ensure long-term personal financial stability?

4) Proof of enrollment at a California high school required; 5)  Scholarships awarded as follows: The first place winner will receive a $2,500.00 scholarship, second place winner will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship, and the third place winner will receive a $1,500.00 scholarship.


o  Essay submissions must be typed, 12-point font, double spaced, and be between 700 and 1,000 words.

o  All essays must include the word count at the top of the document.

o  Applicants should NOT include any personal information on any essay submission page.

o All semi-finalists will be required to attend the annual meeting of the California Association of Collectors in October 2019 (expenses paid for student and one parent).

Location: California CA
Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply): Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements: May be a high school junior or senior
Category (Select all that apply): Residency
Web Site:
Point of Contact: California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation
One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, California 95814
Telephone: (916) 929-2125

Deadline:   June 30, 2019 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).