$5,000 scholarship open to our plan members and their immediate family members

CenCal Health is accepting applications for the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) Scholarship Program, which provides one $5,000 scholarship to an ACAP health plan enrollee or immediate family member who is seeking higher education and is interested in pursuing a career in health care or social services.

CenCal Health is an ACAP–member health plan and will select one application to forward to ACAP for the final selection process.

Note: Applying for this scholarship will not affect your or your family’s Medi-Cal (CenCal Health) eligibility.

If awarded, the scholarship money will be sent directly to the winner’s school and applied towards tuition. The money should be used solely for education purposes and not living expenses.

When: The deadline to submit a completed application is Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

Where: Email all requested documents listed below, in a single pdf to community@cencalhealth.org or mail them to the following address:

Attention: Citlaly Santos
4050 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, Ca 93110

How to apply:

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Include a transcript of your grades (high school/GED or transcript from higher education institution). NOTE: Unofficial transcript copies are acceptable for the application; however, you will be required to furnish an official transcript if selected for the award.
  3. Include one letter of recommendation from a non-relative teacher, guidance counselor, employer, or other appropriate community member.
  4. Include an essay that answers all three personal essay questions shown on the application form. (No more than 500 words for each question. Keep in mind, essays count for 90% of scoring.)
  5. Sign the confidentiality and release waiver and accuracy statement located on the application form.
  6. Email all requested documents in a single pdf to community@cencalhealth.org or mail them to the following address:

Attention: Citlaly Santos
4050 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, Ca 93110
(Hint- email is preferred!)

Questions: Please contact Citlaly Santos at csantos@cencalhealth.org or (805) 364-9274.