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Educational Scholarship


The Laguna Mountain Volunteer Association (LMVA) is awarding our

annual $1000.00 Educational Scholarship to an outstanding student.



  1. Be a high school student in your senior year or a continuing student actively pursuing a college degree.

  2. Are planning to attend a community college or university in the fall of 2024.

  3. Must have proof of high school diploma or G.E.D.

  4. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (Need to submit a transcript)

  5. Need two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher and one from an adult who has known you for several years, not a family member.

  6. You must submit one 500-word essay to include:Reason for attending college, the lifetime values you hope to receive by attending college, what you would like to choose as your major and why and where you would like to see yourself in 5 years regarding education and job opportunities.

  7. You must submit a second 500-word essay to include:The Importance of Volunteer Work in National Parks and Forests and/or The Value of Land Preservation for Public Use on Federal Lands.

  8. Be advised:Plagiarism checks will be done.



No names on essays please; only on Application Form. 

All essays will be assigned a number and judged by an impartial committee.

Essays must be typed and follow format.

Format for Essays:

I Title

II Introduction to Paragraph

III Body Paragraph

IV Conclusion Paragraph

Spelling and Grammar will count. 


Please go over your essay carefully and mail your entry to: 



PO BOX 1984

ALPINE, CA 91903


Deadline for submission is May 31, 2024. 


Recipient will be notified by June 16, 2024. 

A check will be presented at an Award Ceremony or sent by certified mail. 

If you have any questions contact Linda Sullivan,

LMVA Scholarship Committee Chair,

at or call 619-933-8482.

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