Applications for the Rodney Fernandez Leadership Scholarship are now available. The scholarship was created in 2011 to honor the legacy of Rodney Fernandez, founder of Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation and CEDC’s Executive Director for 30 years (1981 – 2011). The Scholarship continues Fernandez’s legacy of community building by cultivating the leadership of residents to attain their goals, empower themselves and to take action and improve the quality of live in their communities.
- You must be a Ventura County Resident
- You must be a STEM Major (please see the list of qualifying majors on Page 3 of the application.
- Your Household income must be less than or equal to 80 percent of the AMI (See the table in the application)
- You must be currently enrolled in and/or continuing college education, or in the process of applying to an accredited institution in an undergraduate or graduate program.