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Scholarship Program


Bresee is proud to be able to provide our community of students with college scholarships ranging from $750 - $3,000.

Deadline: May 27, 2020

To be eligible for a scholarship from the Bresee Foundation, applicants must meet the following criteria:


  • GPA minimum 2.5
  • Attending an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Full-time enrollment in college throughout duration of award
  • Students must be Child Development or Early Childhood Education majors


  • Resident of LA County, regardless of citizenship status; must be AB540 eligible


Please respond to the following question and upload. The response must be two pages or less, single space, 12pt font; Times New Roman.

  • The P.F. Bresee Foundation believes in ending the cycle of poverty. How do you plan on serving your community when you graduate college?

One Letter of Recommendation

  • Please attach one letters of recommendation to this scholarship application. The letter should attest to the applicants potential, ability, and character. Recommendations should be written by teachers/professors, employers, mentors, or advisors. Recommendations written by Bresee employees or family members will not be accepted.

Additional Requirements

  • Unofficial Transcripts

All applicants are also required to submit an application, a personal statement, and an official high school transcript. Please submit all documents at

For more information on how to apply, contact
College Access & Success Coordinator
Nathalie Ordaz
(213)387-2822 ext. 134

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