This prestigious program recognizes 22 student-athletes based on excellence in athletics, academics and character. One male and one female statewide winner will each receive $5,000 as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the legislature.
Additionally, two winners (one male and one female) from each of the 10 CIF Sections will receive $2,000 each. Nomination packets will be available online mid-October of each school year.
2016 CIF/Farmers Scholar-Athlete Application
Nomination packets will be available online: Mid-October, 2015
Must be postmarked by: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Winners notified By: Early-May, 2016
Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate outstanding athletic performance in a minimum of two years of varsity play in California and exhibit character, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.