Scholarship funds

ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN OUR OFFICE ON APRIL 1.

 

JESSE E. WILLIAMS III SCHOLARSHIP FUND - $1000

The Jesse E. Williams III Scholarship Fund was established at the request of Jesse E. Williams, Jr., former Chief Probation Officer of the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department. This Scholarship Fund was created to honor the memory of his son, Jesse E. Williams, Jr., who was the victim of a homicide. To apply for this scholarship or recommend a youth, please fill out an application form.

Eligible youth must be wards of the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department, with a priority given to graduates of Log Cabin Ranch School.

SARI WADE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1000

The Sari Wade Memorial Scholarship is bestowed upon a youth who was (or is) a ward of the San Francisco Foster Care System and who is continuing their education beyond high school. The scholarship was created in loving memory of Sari Wade, a former board member and Child Welfare Worker, who dedicated more than thirty-eight years to assist youth in the foster care system. Sari Wade was a dedicated youth advocate, beloved board member, and voice of wisdom on behalf of San Francisco foster children. One of Sari's many passions was the pursuit of higher education, so in her honor City Youth Now recognizes and awards an outstanding youth from the foster care system and is attending college or university.

JOAN COYNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $2500

The Joan Coyne Scholarship was created to reward a college-bound youth who was either in the San Francisco Foster Care or the Juvenile Justice systems. This scholarship was created in 2014 in loving memory of Joan Coyne, to recognize her many years of service and contribution to the disadvantaged youth of San Francisco. Joan was passionate about children and always wanted to see them succeed, despite their many challenges. City Youth Now will recognize and award this scholarship to a meritorious youth at our Spring Gala.

BAY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS - $1500 each

The Bay Club Scholarships were created by the San Francisco Bay Club and City Youth Now to reward two college-bound youth who are (or were) supervised by the San Francisco Superior Court. One scholarship will be awarded to a youth from the foster care system and one to a youth from the juvenile probation system. This scholarship was created in 2012 to recognize the outstanding achievements of youth in the system who face a multitude of challenges in their daily lives. Special consideration will be given to youth who excel in sports or other extracurricular activities while still maintaining excellent grades and attendance. City Youth Now will recognize and award these two scholarship to at our Spring Gala.

To apply for a scholarship please fill out an application form.

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