1Do I need to attend a 4-year university?
No, you can also attend a community college, trade/vocational school or private school located in the United States.
2Do I need to be a U.S. Citizen?
3Will you ask my parents for IRS forms?
No, IRS forms are not required as the Garfield Alumni Foundation is a non-profit foundation and not a state or federally funded foundation.
4Do I need to be enrolled full time?
No, however, you must be enrolled in the equivalent of 6 to 8 units.
5Do I have to pay back the award?
No, however, there is an exception. If you do not attend one of the qualifying educational institutions, you must refund all of the money awarded to you back to the Garfield Alumni Foundation by December 31st of the same year awarded.
6Where do I submit my application?
You may apply on line now (Apply Online) or at the Garfield High School Career Center.
7What is the deadline to apply?
Each year the submission deadline is on or before the 2nd Friday of April.
8How will I know if I have been awarded?
You will be notified via mail no later than April 30th of the year you apply.
9How do I pick up my award?
You can pick up your award at the Garfield High School Bookstore with the proper identification.
10What if I have more questions?
You may contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call out Hot Line at (323) 266-0100