Scholarship Stories

2015 Matthew Paul Finnigan Memorial Scholarship

CFMC has partnered with the Autism Society of California and the Finnigan Family, the award the inaugural Matthew Paul Finnigan Memorial Scholarship for the 2015/16 School Year. Two high school graduates were awarded scholarships for the upcoming year: Jong Ho Lee was awarded a $1,500 scholarship and Clayton Marnin was awarded a $500 scholarship.

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The Morse Foundation Scholarship Fund

The Monterey Peninsula Country Club recently established The Morse Foundation to provide scholarships to employees and their family members to promote learning and enhance the quality of life for employees. During its first round of scholarships the Foundation’s Board selected four students to receive scholarships of $5,000 each.

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The Margaret and Seba Bronson Scholarship

A scholarship can make an enormous difference in the life of a student. One such student is William Samples, the 2015 recipient of the Margaret and Seba Bronson Scholarship. William graduated from North Monterey County High School and will be studying molecular biology at Humboldt State University with the goal of pursuing a career in medical research.

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Scholarships & Awards Empower Youth

Scholarship programs are an important part of CFMC’s work to strengthen our communities. The CFMC manages 36 scholarships and awards that benefit students, teachers, and community members throughout Monterey County.

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Monica Abbott: An Inspiration On and Off the Field

Monica Abbott is inspiring on many levels. She is an Olympian. A professional athlete. A local girl made good. Most impressive is her commitment to give back to local female student athletes through academic scholarships. Her generous spirit shone through as she met with the first two recipients of the Monica Abbott Scholarship Fund.

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