California Rodeo Salinas Offers Scholarships to Local Students

Apply Before January 26, 2018 to be Eligible for Funds

Photo provided by California Rodeo Salinas: 2017 scholarship recipients pictured left to right: Ignacio Mendoza, Maria Cazares, Tatiana Ayala, Ashley Jones, Jessica Santana

SALINAS, CA, December 18, 2017 – The California Rodeo Salinas believes in supporting youth education along with preserving and promoting the traditions of the west. The organization offers five to ten scholarships to local students each year. Students who attend Salinas Valley High Schools and are going to attend Hartnell Junior College or are transferring from Hartnell to a University are eligible to apply for funds. Students must be 17 years of age or older and special consideration is given to Rodeo Committee Members as well as children and grandchildren of Rodeo Committee Members in good standing. The scholarship is run through the Hartnell College Foundation; a link to the Hartnell web page as well as more information about the program can be found at: Applications are available online now and due by January 26, 2018.

About California Rodeo Salinas
The 108th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 19th-22nd, 2018. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns over $400,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.