Scholarship Information

The Larry Horan - Jim Langley Scholarship

The Jack Van Zander Scholarship

2018

Introduction and Purpose

In 2014, the Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County established the Larry Horan – Jim Langley Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.  In 2016, Jack Van Zander's  name was added to the Fund, making it the Larry Horan – Jim Langley  –  Jack Van Zander Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.  The Larry Horan – Jim Langley Scholarship and the Jack van Zander Scholarship are intended to honor outstanding Cal alumni Larry Horan, Jim Langley, and Jack Van Zander who have made significant contributions to the community, and to monetarily assist worthy students who will be attending Cal. 


Basic Information about the Larry Horan – Jim Langley Scholarship and the Jack Van Zander Scholarship 

The Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County will award the Larry Horan – Jim Langley Scholarship and the Jack Van Zander Scholarship to graduating high school students residing in Monterey County who will be attending UC Berkeley during the 2018-2019 school year.

Size of awards: $2,500  


Selection criteria for the Horan-Langley Scholarship and the Van Zander Scholarship:

The student applicant for the Horan-Langley Scholarship must be a graduating senior at a high school in Monterey County who has demonstrated excellence in some or all of the categories of leadership, scholarship, athletics and other extra-curricular activities, and community service. The student applicant’s financial need will also be a consideration.

The student applicant for the Van Zander Scholarship must be a well-rounded graduating senior of one of the high schools on the Monterey Peninsula who has engaged in a wide range of activities such as music, arts, and athletics, demonstrates qualities of good citizenship, and enjoys taking on a leadership position.  Financial need will also be a consideration. 

The student applicant must submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to UC Berkeley by May 1, 2018, and must enroll for the fall 2018/spring 2019 semesters at UC Berkeley.

The student applicant must submit a written Application Packet to the Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County no later than Friday, May 11th, 2018.  Preferred submission is as an attachment to an email to:  jdurein@calalum.org   but paper applications may also be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to: Scholarship Chair, Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County, P.O. Box 221392, Carmel, CA, 93922.

If selected for an interview, student applicants must interview in person with the Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County Scholarship Interview Committee


Selections Process

The Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County will work with UC Berkeley and the Community Foundation of Monterey County to invite applications from all Monterey County graduating high school students that have been accepted to UC Berkeley. Applications will be made available online at the Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County’s website:   https://alumnichapters.berkeley.edu/monterey

Prior to the application deadline, interested students will submit a written application to the Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County. This application can be as an attachment to an email to: jdurein@calalum.org    but paper applications may also be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to: Scholarship Chair, Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County, P.O. Box 221392, Carmel, CA, 93922.

The applications will be read by the Cal Alumni Club of the Monterey Peninsula Scholarship Committee to determine adherence to the selection criteria for the scholarship.  The applicants who best meet the selection criteria will be asked to interview in person with the Committee.         

Students who are chosen to be interviewed will meet individually with the Committee.  

The Committee will select Awardees. It will then send a Winner Identification Form to the Community Foundation, and will provide the winner with an Award Letter and a Claim Form. The Foundation will issue the checks directly to the UC Berkeley upon receipt of the Claim Form and proof of registration from the student. 


Timeline                           

Student deadline to submit SIR to Cal      May 1, 2018
Student deadline to submit application Friday, May 11th, 2018, 5 p.m. PDT
Finalist Interviews May 14 – June 20, 2018
Scholarship Awardee Notifications On or before July 5, 2018

Return the completed Scholarship Application forms to:

Scholarship Chair, Cal Alumni Club of Monterey County, P.O. BOX 221392, Carmel, CA  93922

or (preferred) scan and attach to an email to: jdurein@calalum.org