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PEP Scholarship Applications Available

Post Date:11/03/2019

More than $1 million has gone to local Paramount students through the PEP college scholarships to help them achieve their educational dreams.

PEP scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to students attending a community college and $3,000 to students attending an accredited four-year state university within the U.S, including vocational/trade/technical schools. This jumps to $4,000 if attending a University of California campus or a private four-year university in the U.S.

Scholarship monies may only be used to pay tuition, fees, books, and supplies for the 2019-2020 school year.

Here are the requirements for applying:

·         Must be a City of Paramount resident and/or PUSD student.

·         Have a high school diploma or GED (or be a graduating senior in high school).

·         Must enroll in an accredited program.

·         Possess a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.0.

·         Submit a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Report.

·         Dream Act AB 540 students are welcome to apply.

The finished applications need to be turned into Paramount City Hall by the end of the day on February 14, 2020.

 2020 PEP Application


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