Local Scholarships

Please fill out both forms completely (Scholarship Application and Activities Record).  Do not leave any sections blank.  Use N/A for non-applicable sections.  All applications must be submitted to school counselor. A 3.0 GPA is required for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Available to all Princeton seniors (regardless if student resides outside of Glenn County) and for senior students who also meet specific individual scholarship eligibility requirements. Brochure and application available in Career Center.
One application will allow a student to apply for the following scholarships, if they meet the qualifications:
  • Johns Manville Scholarship
    • The Johns Manville, Inc., manufacturer of quality insulation and a major employer of Glenn County, sponsors four (4) $1000 scholarships: One $1000 for OHS,
      one $1000 for WHS, one $1000 for HHS, and one $1000 for Elk Creek, Wm. Finch and Princeton. The scholarship will be awarded to the two top students who apply from each school, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Westside Anglers
    • A $500 scholarship will be awarded to any graduate from a Glenn County high school with a career goal in Fish and Wildlife, Conservation or Biology. 
  • Willows Car and Bike Show
    • A total of $5000 in scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from any of the (7) high schools in Glenn County. The requirements are: Two (2) letters of Recommendation, one (1) from an educator, one (1) from a non-school community member (neither should be from a relative). A typed essay why you feel you should be selected; your plans and goals after you complete your educations, and what its attainment will mean to your community/society. 
  • Porter Memorial Scholarship
    • One (1) $1500 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving graduate from any Glenn County High School who will be attending a college or trade school for a skilled trade.
  • Trade Makers Scholarship Fund
    • Three (3) scholarships a total of $3500, the scholarship are as follows: 1- $2000, 1- $1000 1- $500. The scholarships will be awarded to graduating senior of any Glenn County School who have a career in the trade field. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is needed with the immediate family background in Military, Law Enforcement, or First Responder. Please list family background in Military, Law Enforcement or First Responder. 
  • Glenn Chorale
    • $500 scholarship, up to three (3) winners will be selected from any Glenn County High School. Student must take a music related class in the first two years of college, verified by the transcript.
  • Willows Rotary Scholarship
    • Two $1,000 scholarships for a student in each of the high schools in the Willows Rotary Service Area (Willows, Princeton, Elk Creek, Wm. Finch) who demonstrate: 1) a 3.0 GPA and high financial need. Students must demonstrate leadership and involvement with community based projects.


Colusa County Scholarship Foundation (Deadline TBD)

This scholarship application form makes you eligible for multiple scholarship awards. Please take particular care in completing the scholarship form. The scholarship application is a hard copy. No online application form will be available. Application forms are available in the school office and/or available through your school counselor. See below student eligibility requirements.

  • Copy of your transcript. The school counselor will attach a copy of your transcript when you submit your scholarship application forms.
  • A personal interview is a required part of the application process. Interviews will be scheduled. Interviews will be in the conference room of the Colusa County Library at 7th and Market Street, Colusa. You will be notified of the day and time in ample time for you to make a change if necessary.
  • Fully complete the scholarship application and return the completed application to you Counselor.
  • Letter of recommendation must be from someone who is not a family member or school employee. The Letter of Recommendation must be returned to the school counselor and not returned or given to the student. It is suggested you prepare an envelope addressed to your counselor for this purpose.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • A high school student graduating this spring.


California Family Foods Scholarship (Deadline TBD)

California Family Foods of Arbuckle is providing a $500 scholarship for each Colusa County high school with the following criteria. To apply, attach the essay to your Colusa County Scholarship Foundation application. No online application is available

  • Must be planning a major in agricultural production, crops or livestock.
  • Ag. Business also qualifies, however Ornamental Horticulture does not.
  • If the major is Ag. Business, the essay must relate that field to agriculture in Northern California.
  • Must be going to a two or four year college.
  • Must have 3.0 GPA.
  • Must write a one page, single spaced, "8 1/2 x 11" essay on agricultural production, crops, or livestock as it relates to Northern California.

Willows Lions Club Scholarship (Deadline TBD)

Scholarships in the amounts of $750-$1000. No online application. Eligibility includes Community Service, Extra-Curricular Activities, Financial Need, and Career Goals. Applications need to be mailed directly to the Willows Lions Club.