Tuition Assistance

The purpose of our Scholarship Program is to give households that are challenged by our tuition fees the opportunity to participate in the Junior Lifeguard Program. To apply for a scholarship, please read and complete the application below. Return the completed application to the below address by the deadline. The deadline is March 21st, 2020 (letters must be postmarked no later than March 19, 2020). The sooner we receive your application, the better. 

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS- SANTA CRUZ DISTRICT
ATTN: JUNIOR LIFEGUARD COORDINATOR

665 14TH AVENUE
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062

  • 2020 Tuition Assistance Info
  • 2020 Tuition Assistance Application-- due March 21st, 2020 (postmarked no later than March 19th, 2020)

    IMPORTANT NOTES: Disregard the information about the Junior Lifeguard Program Application. You only need to complete the above Tuition Assistance Application. PLEASE WRITE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR APPLICATION!!! Please also note which beach and session you are applying for. 


We have a limited amount of scholarships 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, 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, 2020 if you have/have not been awarded the scholarship. There will be a deadline and instructions for how to redeem your 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 SCHOLARSHIP FUND, please call or email the Junior Lifeguard Office at 831-476-4992.