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CBSOA 2024 Scholarship is LIVE

The California Boating Safety Officers Association (CBSOA) is proud to announce its

annual scholarship competition awards program open to any currently enrolled

undergraduate college student, high school senior enrolled in an accredited college, or

a student enrolled in an accredited trade school. To apply, the applicant must be a

direct dependent/ descendant of an active or retired member in good standing. A

deceased CBSOA member must have been in good standing for their dependent to

qualify for the scholarship.

This is a unique opportunity to earn scholarship assistance for the 2024-2025 academic

year.  Scholarships up to $3,000 in total value will be awarded to one or more

recipients. California Boating Safety Officer Association (CBSOA) works to reduce the

incidence of death and injury in the aquatic environment through public education,

boating safety standards, training programs, promotion of high levels of boating safety,

enforcement, rescue readiness and other means of boating safety education. CBSOA

Board wanted to honor family members of our association who are in pursuit of higher

education. In order to help achieve their educational pursuit, CBSOA Board established

this annual scholarship competition awards program.  

All applicants will be required to submit an essay and participate in an

interview.  Awards will be based on the applicant’s ability to analyze and respond to the

essay topic in writing and their attendance/participation at the interview. Proof of

enrollment to the accredited college or school will be required.

All scholarship application window opens May 1, 2024, and must be received no later

than June 15, 2024.  After application is approved the requirements for the essay will

be sent. Essay must be completed and submitted by July 15, 2024. Short interview will

be scheduled for top candidates after the 1 st of August if necessary.

The award will be issued by August 30, 2024. For more information you may contact me

at or call/text my cell.


Tracy Hild


Scholarship Committee

661-212-4764 (cell)

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