Grants and Scholarships

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Grant cycle opens February 13. Deadline is May 1.

Submit online to, or mail postmarked, by May 1. Read Eligibility/Criteria carefully before completing application.

Grants awarded for public school requests will be made payable to the individual school or club and designated for specific project or program. Non-profit request must include non-profit Tax ID# and copy of IRS designation letter. Questions:

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The 2019 scholarship awardees.


  • Scholarships are awarded each year to Murrieta and Lake Elsinore graduating seniors.
  • Focus is on students who plan to pursue a career/field of study in the environmental sciences.
  • While not a requirement, preference will be given to students who have participated in any of SRPNEF’s environmental education programs.

Funded By

  • Private donations specifically designated for the SRPNEF Scholarship Fund.
  • No SRPNEF program or grant funds are used for scholarships.
  • Scholarship donations are 100% tax deductible.

How to Donate

  • Online Now

  • By Mail:  Make check Payable to SRPNEF / Memo Scholarship Fund
    Mail to: P. O. Box 941, Murrieta, CA 92562

Administered By – How to Apply

  • dollars_for_scholarsScholarships will be administered by Murrieta Dollars for Scholars a chapter of Scholarship America, a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to mobilizing support for students getting into and graduating from college.
  • Students apply at Murrieta Dollars for Scholars  –

Awarded By

  • April, 2020 at a public celebration – location to be determined.

The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation is a non-profit, environmental project-based learning program. Students actively become aware, explore and address environmental challenges while building skills in teamwork and communication, research, data collection and analysis, community engagement, and reflection. The Foundation’s programs enable and require students to delve deeply into a range of academic content while investigating environmental issues affecting the natural world in their own backyard.

Learn more about the Foundation here.

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