You may apply to The McConnell Foundation Scholars Program if you meet the following requirements: Residency in our service area You live or attend high school in our service area of Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, or Trinity County, or you attend Big Valley High School in Lassen County or Hoopa Valley High School in Humboldt County, which serve students in our service area, or You live in our service area and will transfer from Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous in the coming fall. You will start at a college or university in the fall term of the upcoming academic year. You may not apply if you currently attend college. Concurrent enrollment in high school and college courses is fine. Students who are currently attending Shasta College or College of the Siskiyous may apply before March 5th of the same year they transfer to a qualified four-year university for the following fall term. You may not already have a bachelor's degree. You will enter a qualified college or university The following colleges and universities qualify for McConnell scholarship funds: All public community colleges such as Shasta College, College of the Siskiyous, Klamath College, etc. All California State Universities such as CSU Chico, Humboldt State University, Sonoma State University, etc. All University of California campuses such as UC Davis, UC Berkeley, etc. All public universities within the United States. Many private universities also qualify. For a detailed explanation and partial list, please see below. Financial need Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from your Free Application for Federal Student Aid or California Dream Act Application is $8,600 or less. You have not been convicted of a felony Or, if you have been convicted, you must have already satisfied the terms of your conviction before you apply for the scholarship. You are not a %u201Cdisqualified individual%u201D You may not be directly related to any McConnell Foundation Board of Directors or Program Services staff, or current volunteer selection committee member. California Dream Act students who meet the above criteria are welcome to apply.