The Mission Viejo Activities Committee has established a volunteer scholarship program to honor high school seniors of exceptional character and dedication to volunteerism. The Scholarship Program is managed by the Mission Viejo Activities Committee. Recipients are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or gender. The MVAC awards scholarships in increments of $1,000 scholarships. Awards are primarily based on Community Service.
A) Be a U.S. Citizen
B) Must be an attendee of SVUSD or CVUSD or any high school within those geographic districts.
C) Have volunteered for at least 150 hours of which 25 hours must have been performed in Mission Viejo during high school years to qualify for this scholarship and be able to document consistent community service hours.
D) Be current high school seniors planning to enroll for the first time in a full-time course of study at an accredited U.S. four year college or university, or a baccalaureate program at a two year college in the fall following graduation or a technical/trade school certificate program.
E) Have the ability to document consistent community service hours.
A) Students must complete the application and submit it along with an essay on volunteerism and two references that can speak of the candidate's volunteer activities to MVAC due by March 15th.
B) Applicants are responsible for submitting all necessary information. Because applicants are evaluated on the information, they are advised to answer every question as completely as possible. Community service hours will be verified with the information provided by the applicant. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by the Scholarship Committee.