To apply:

  1. 1. Download and complete one of the two application forms linked below. 

    The application form is available in the following two (2) formats:

  1. Word

  2. PDF

  3. 2. Ask two people to provide you with letters of recommendation (allow plenty of time for this step). 

Your references should be teachers, employers (paid or volunteer), or someone who serves in some other official capacity.  We discourage letters of recommendation from family members, neighbors, or friends of your family.  Provide each of your references with a copy of the Instructions for Writers of Letters of Recommendation.

  1. 3.Obtain a copy of your unofficial student transcript available on the

    SCUSD website. 

Be sure that the transcript includes grades for the fall semester of your senior year and is readable.

  1. 4. Check to be sure you have all three parts of the application packet.

    Your packet must include a completed application form, an unofficial transcript, and two letters of recommendation.

  1. 5. Choose one of these options for delivery.  All items in your packet must arrive together. 


    IMPORTANT: You may submit either an email or paper application packet. 

    You must choose one or the other as a mixed packet with some emailed items

    and some paper items will not be accepted.  If submitting an email packet, all

    documents must be in Word and/or PDF format.  Do not use Pages, Google

    Docs, or another format.

For email packets:  Send to

For paper packets:

  1.   Turn it in to the College and Career Center at McClatchy or

  2.   Send via USPS (Post Office). If you choose this option, allow plenty of time for delivery before the deadline.  The mailing address is:

McClatchy Class of ’66 Scholarship

ATTN:  Kenneth Evans

P.O Box 22610

Sacramento, CA 95822-0610

Your completed application packet must be in our hands by April 12, 2024.  We will notify you by email when we have received your application.