The SUHI Foundation helping to fund or facilitate college scholarships and is providing support directly to Sweetwater High School. Current scholarships and projects include:
- The SUHI Foundation Primary Fund – The primary fund of the SUHI Foundation awards an annual 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year. This fund also contributes directly to education programs that benefit Sweetwater High School faculty and students.
- Sweetwater High School Special Projects – The SUHI Foundation is ready to help with special projects that benefit Sweetwater. Working with Principal Roman Del Rosario, the Foundation has and will fund requests for books, computer software and other teaching tools.
- Alan Dodson Memorial Scholarship SUHI Class ‘68– This scholarship was established in memory of fellow classmate Alan Dodson. A 4-year scholarship is awarded in the amount of $3,000 per year. Student applicants must have lettered in a sport, must be accepted to a 4-year college and demonstrate a financial need to complete an application. An annual golf tournament is held in June and proceeds are building toward a scholarship endowment.
- The Class of ’64 Scholarship – What began as a 1-year scholarship has evolved into a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $3,000 awarded each year. Students must apply to the Class of ‘64 committee, must be accepted to a 4 year college and demonstrate a financial need.
- C. Edward Reed Music Scholarship – This scholarship was established by the Ogden Family to honor their music and band teacher, C. Edward Reed. A 1-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a Sweetwater High School student who has participated in a Sweetwater music/band program and is accepted into a 4-year college.
- Kile Morgan, Sr. and Donna Wilcox Morgan Scholarship Fund: – Two separate scholarships were established in memory of Kile Morgan, Sr. and Donna Wilcox Morgan by their family. Each scholarship is for $3,000 per year per recipient. Student applicants must demonstrate a financial need, be accepted to a 4-year college and have an interest in community service.
- The Linda F. Morasch Scholarship Fund – The Linda F. Morasch Scholarship Fund for graduating seniors of Sweetwater High School is a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $3,000 per year. Applicants must apply and be accepted to San Jose State University in one of the following majors: economics, engineering or science. San Jose State University.
- The Jess and Sharon Van Deventer Business Scholarship Fund -This is a one time only 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per year. Applicants must apply and be accepted to San Diego State University, majoring in Business.
- Thomas M. Martinez Memorial Scholarship – The Thomas M. Martinez Memorial Scholarship for graduating seniors or graduates of Sweetwater High School is a 4-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 per student per year. Applicants must apply and be accepted to a 4 year college or university. Preference is given to applicants who are JROTC cadets during their final two years at Sweetwater or whose parent is in the US Armed Forces or a Veteran.
- California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) – The CHF is the charitable arm of the Building Industry Association for the State of California. Through a donation made by Kile Morgan, Jr., a member of the class of 1964 and Foundation board member, a 4-year scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to a Sweetwater student majoring in business, real estate or related fields.
We’d like to thank our many Donors for their help in making the foundation thrive. Information about some of our scholarship students can be found here.
The SUHI Foundation is a non-profit public benefit corporation and all donations are tax deductible.