Italian Catholic Federation Eureka Branch 145 Jerry Colivas Scholarship – Deadline 4/18/17

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) Eureka Branch 145 will award a Jerry Colivas Scholarship in the amount of $750 for the first year. Scholarship recipients must enroll in and attend college, university or technical school for the first time during the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded.


  • Applicants must be either Roman Catholic, of Italian descent or both.

  • Applicants must graduate or will have graduated from one of the Eureka City High Schools: Eureka High School, St. Bernard High School or Zoe Barnum High School.

  • EXCEPTION: Applicants who are family members of Branch 145 members or are active members of St. Bernard’s or Sacred Heart Parishes may be graduates of any Humboldt County High School.

Applicants will be evaluated on the following criterion:

  • Scholastic achievement with a GPA of 3.0 or more

  • Financial need

  • Leadership roles

  • Letter of reference from faculty member

  • Community charitable works

  • Extra-curricular activities

  • Personal letter or Story

Completed applications must be received by April 18, 2017.

Applications must include official high school transcripts with current GPA and SAT scores, a personal letter explaining qualifications, work experience, educational and future plans and Italian heritage or Branch 145 affiliation if applicable.

Come to the Counseling Office to pick up your application. Mail completed applications to:

Gene Senestraro 510 Valley View Dr. Eureka, CA 95503

For information call 707-442-6396 or 707-725-5906.