Who Can Apply: Created by the friends and family of Jesse Pittman, the Jesse Pittman Memorial Scholarship Fund helps determined young Americans who share Jesse’s spirit to continue their development by ensuring an opportunity to attend college.
This scholarship is awarded to Mendocino County High School seniors, including Jesse’s alma mater- Willits High School. Awardees are selected for their grit, hard work and determination; their desire to answer the call to service and make a difference; their desire to seek adventure and challenge; and their uncommon desire to succeed.
Submission: A 2019 Community Foundation online application, including a high school transcript, two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors and/or employers, and completion of the GRIT Scale.
Deadline: March 15, 2019