Friends of the Coronado Public Library Scholarships 2019

The Friends of the Coronado Public Library (FOL) are sponsoring two scholarships for graduating high school seniors class of 2019. The Wilf & Ruth Seaman Scholarship, a $1,500 award, is in honor of a former Coronado High School principal, community volunteer and past president of the FOL, and his wife who was a kindergarten and preschool teacher and FOL volunteer. The Susan Stark Scholarship, a $1,500 award, is in honor of a volunteer at Second Hand Prose bookstore, run by the FOL, who was a Coronado High School graduate, an avid reader and world traveler.

Students applying for the scholarships should demonstrate character, integrity, honesty, be a positive role model, and be engaged in community service as a volunteer at the Coronado Public Library and/or FOL for a minimum of 50 hours in the past twelve months. A completed application, 750 word essay, and letter of reference are required.

Submitted materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019. Applications can be obtained

RelatedFriends of the Library Award Scholarships (2018)



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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: