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Tuition Assistance

665 14th ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Dear Junior Lifeguard Parent or Guardian,

The purpose of Tuition Assistance is to give households that are challenged by our tuition fees the opportunity to participate in the Junior Lifeguard Program. Please read and complete the Tuition Assistance documents linked below.  Return the completed application and requested forms to the above address (Attn: JUNIOR LIFEGUARD COORDINATOR).  The deadline is March 1st, 2017 (letters must be postmarked no later than February 27th).  The sooner we receive your application the better.

Tuition Assistance Application (pdf)
Tuition Assistance Information (pdf)

We have a limited amount of tuition assistance available each year. Granting of the scholarships depends on many factors, including (but not limited to): the completion of the enclosed Tuition Assistance application and meeting its guidelines, the number of applications received, the time the application is received, and the amount of available funds for scholarships.  All the information supplied is completely confidential.  Please include any special circumstances that will help in determining eligibility.  You will be notified by March 25th if you have/have not been awarded the scholarship.


Assistance is only available for one session per program year per student. Further, priority consideration will be given to new applicants. Otherwise, tuition assistance is first come, first serve during regular enrollment periods.

If you or your business has means to make a donation to the TUITION ASSISANCE FUND, please call the Junior Lifeguard Office.