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Tuition Assistance

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. To apply for tution assistance, please read and complete the application below. Return the completed application to the below address by the deadline. The deadline is March 1st, 2018 (letters must be postmarked no later than February 27th, 2018). The sooner we receive your application, the better. 


665 14th Ave. 
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

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 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 15th 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. 

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