George Grotefend Scholarship
The George Grotefend Scholarship accepts applications from graduating high school seniors who attended all four years of high school in Shasta County, and will attend higher education in the State of California. The students are selected on the basis of merit and financial need.
Dr. George Grotefend was a dentist and a member of a prominent Shasta County pioneer family. During his lifetime, he involved himself with ranching and mining in addition to running a very busy dental practice. Upon his death, the bulk of his estate was put into a trust to provide scholarships to deserving high school graduates from Shasta County in Northern California.
- High School Academic Weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Expected Family Contribution >$8,000 (from FAFSA or CA Dream App.)
Applications for this and other North State scholarships are accepted through the North State Scholarship website.
High school seniors may also check with their Shasta County high school counselor for more information or assistance with the application process.
For further information please contact us at: 530.225.0274.
George Grotefend Scholarship Board
Milan Woollard, Principal of Shasta High School
Tom Armelino, Shasta County Superintendent of Schools
Robert Small, Accountant