Who is eligible?

To be eligible for a scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the California Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Applicant must be between the ages of 16-25 at the time of the full disbursement of the Kids’ Chance of California, Inc. scholarship award.
  • Student applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a legal resident of California.
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicant must have achieved a high school diploma by the time of the first disbursement of the scholarship award.
  • Applicant must be enrolled, accepted or applying for acceptance as a full-time or part-time student at a university, college or technical school.
  • Applicant may not have already attained a bachelor’s degree.

To download the application for New Scholars : Kids Chance CA Application

For Scholarship Re-Application : Kids’ Chance CA Re-Application

Please see the application for the submission instructions.

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