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PRIDE Scholarship

PRIDE (Patterson Recognizing Individuals Determined to Excel) is a community-based non-profit foundation that gives scholarships to eligible Seniors graduating from Patterson Joint Unified School District. In February, Graduating Seniors who are eligible for this scholarship are notified by the College & Career Counselor and are invited to an informational session held during the school day. 

The PRIDE Application window for the 2023-2024 school year will begin on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 and close on Friday, March 1, 2024. This year, The PRIDE application will be completed and submitted online only. Students will also need to upload the following documents to their application; an essayactivities Sheet, PRIDE Scholarship Acknowledgment Form, as well as an unofficial copy of of the transcript (see your counselor, the registrar (Ms. Arevalo), or Mrs. Thomas for a digital copy). More details can be found within the application but make sure to read all instructions thoroughly.

Students receiving an award will be notified by the Pride Scholarship committee via email during the month of May. If your address changes after submitting your application, please notify the Pride Scholarship committee by emailing You can also direct any PRIDE-related questions there.

The PRIDE application documents are linked below, you will first need to make a copy of the document before you can edit it.

Information Sheet
PRIDE Application


Activities Sheet

PRIDE Scholarship Acknowledgment Form

Past PRIDE Awards
PRIDE Scholarship Video - when asked for password, it is sJDceASm275
Other Scholarships

Check out the Scholarship Bulletin for additional scholarship information!