Public Service Scholarship

by California State RecordsState Records

Entry Form

Application Entry

Scholarship application submissions open on May 15th, 2020. Please review the Scholarship Rules & Conditions, then submit your essay to the form on this page. The winner of the State Records Scholarship will receive a check for $1000.00 USD. The DUE DATE DEADLINE for applying to this scholarship is December 20th, 2020. Applicants are judged from the creativity and quality of their essay. ALL sources used in the essay must have proper citation. Most preferred writing formats are MLA and APA. Your essay will contain a minimum word count of 1,000 words and a maximum of 1,500 words. Include your first and last name at the top of your document. Your essay must address the following questions:

Essay Questions:

  • 1) How can society improve through the use of digital public records?
  • 2) As a public employee, how do you believe access to public records can affect you and your community.

If you are under the age of 18 years old, then download and sign this below consent form.

fileIconCalifornia State Records Scholarship Consent Form.pdf

Once signed, upload this form inside the application when prompted.

For more details about the scholarship, visit the scholarship’s introduction page.