For Immediate Release
Contact: Diana Giraldo
Westlands Water District Announces 2019 Scholarship Application Period for College-Bound Seniors
Fresno, CA – Westlands Water District is pleased to announce it is accepting
applications for the District’s annual scholarship program. This is the thirteenth consecutive year the District will provide scholarships to recognize and reward exceptional academic achievement and leadership by graduating seniors.
Scholarships are awarded to students from the following westside high schools: Coalinga, Firebaugh, Lemoore, Mendota, Riverdale
“These scholarships represent a small gesture of thanks and support to the communities on the
Each scholarship recipient will receive $1,000 to be used for college expenses. Applicants are judged on their academic performance, school activities, and community leadership.
Past scholarship recipients have enrolled into California State University, Fresno; University of California, Berkeley; California Polytechnic State University; University of California, Los Angeles; West Hills Community College; and more.
Applications and all supporting documents are due by May 10,
Westlands Water District is the largest agricultural water district in the United States, made up of more than 1,000 square miles of prime farmland in western Fresno and Kings Counties. Westlands provides water to 700 family-owned farms that average 653 acres in size.