Not-for-profit. All-for-people.

Funds for brighter futures.

We’re proud to help California’s future leaders achieve their educational goals and dreams via Golden 1 Scholarships.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0,
  • Have a minimum of 24 hours of community service OR have a minimum of 24 hours of work experience in the past 12 months,
  • Be a Golden 1 member, or dependent of a member*,
  • Attend or plan to attend an accredited nonprofit, two-year community college or four-year college/university in California as a full-time student

Applications are available online for scholarships to be awarded in June 2024. The deadline to submit your application is January 31, 2024.

*Student or parent/guardian must be a Golden 1 member as of January 31, 2024, listed as the member/owner of the account. Student recipients who applied as dependents and are not already Golden 1 members must open a Golden 1 membership as the primary account holder (member/owner) before the scholarship funds are disbursed.