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Adopt a Fifth Grader

Adopt a Fifth Grader was established in 2007 for residents living in Lake County or Medocino County, and attending a Lake County or Medocino County school. The award provides a $25 check and a certificate awarding them a $1,000 scholarship to attend Medocino College. Students must come from a low socio-economic background and must be high achieving. Awards are on a first-dollar basis. The program is funded by private donors and donations.

Year the Program was Founded 

2007

State 

California

Residency Requirement 

County

Type of Promise 

Financial Award

Financial Award is Limited to Students with Financial Need 

Yes

Financial Award is Limited to Students who Meet Academic Achievement Requirements 

Yes

Disbursement of Financial Aid 

First Dollar

Program Status 

Active