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Our program


the limitless scholarship

The purpose of the fund is to provide need-based scholarships for women and girls in Monterey

County who are interested in pursuing careers in male dominated industries to attend a two-year, four- year or vocational/trade school or certification program.

Who's eligible?


The scholarship recipients will be chosen based off of the applicant's:

  • Documented financial need

  • Demonstrated interest in a career in the field of STEAM, technical and vocational trades, automotive industry, aviation, architecture, construction, or agriculture.

  • Intent to pursue a degree in the field of a male dominated industry.

The applicant must be registered as a student at a Monterey County high school or be a returning student at a college, university, or trades or vocational program.

To claim the award funds, the winning students must:

Enroll in an accredited school of higher education: such as a two-year, four-year, or vocational/trade school or certification program.

All students in need of financial aid are encouraged to apply. That includes students applying through FAFSA and the California DREAM Act.

How to apply?

The scholarship fund is managed by the Community Foundation for Monterey County: a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Applications are OPEN until March 15, 2024. Click here to apply.

mentorship workshops

One-time workshops featuring guest speakers working in male-dominated professions. Each workshop will be hosted at one of the following locations; 


Community Foundation for Monterey County Monterey Office

    2354 Garden Road

Monterey, CA 93940

Community Foundation for Monterey County Salinas Office

    945 South Main Street, Suite 207

Salinas, CA 93901


Online on Zoom

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