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The 2023-24 CIF State Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award, presented by Sutter Health, recognizes college-bound high school seniors whose academic and athletic careers have been truly exemplary and whose personal standards (i.e., integrity, honesty, etc.) and accomplishments are a positive model for others. Two State winners (1 male and 1 female) will each receive a $10,000 scholarship.


Additionally, 20 Section winners (one male and one female student-athlete in each Section)

will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.


DEADLINE: March 4th


Application Procedures & Process Overview:

All applications must be fully complete before submission. You are able to exit an incomplete application, and finish at a later date by signing into your Kaleidoscope account.


Application must include:

  • Parent Information

  • School Information

  • Academic Information: min GPA of 3.7 (Unweighted) / SAT or ACT score required

  • Complete List of Activities and Participation in the Following Categories:

  • Athletics

  • Non-Athletic Activities & Extracurriculars, including Leadership Positions

  • Community Service

  • Completion of the Student Essay (Max. 500 words)

  • Principal Information and Signature Page


If you have any technical questions regarding the application or your Kaleidoscope account please contact