Sealbearer Award

CSF is proud to announce a new award for which CSF advisers can recommend one Sealbearer per chapter for consideration. 
(Note:  This is not to be confused with the Seymour Memorial Award)

CRITERIA:  A deserving Sealbearer who

  • demonstrates very high  potential.
  • exhibits exceptional motivation and effort.
  • may be limited by personal or financial limitations/obligations in extracurricular activity participation.
  • exemplifies CSF motto, “Scholarship for Service,” even if it is limited to school.
  • may be overlooked in other awards and scholarships.
  • can greatly benefit from financial assistance.

AWARD:  $1,000 for each regional recipient (5 CSF Sealbearer Award recipients in California)


  • Submittal of online application 
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation justifying nomination.  Anecdotes encouraged; details and examples of how student meets the criteria, including financial need.    Double-spaced.  Maximum two pages. Submit as an attachment as prompted by the online application.
    • Adviser Letter of Recommendation
    • Classroom teacher or counselor or community member (cannot be a relative)

DUE DATE:   March 1st, 2016


Student award recipients and advisers will be notified by April 1st, 2016, by the CSF/CJSF President by phone or email.   All other student nominees will receive letters of regret by email notification.


Adviser may determine how the award will be presented:  (1) mailed to the adviser for presentation to the student (e.g., at a meeting or senior awards or school event); or (2) presented to the student at his/her regional conference (unfortunately, the South conference date will not work within the timeframe established).

Central:  April 9, 2016 at Hanford HS in Hanford

North:  April 16, 2016 at Folsom HS in Folsom

South Central:  April 16, 2016 at Oxnard HS in Oxnard

Central Coast:  April 23, 2016 at Archbishop Mitty HS in San Jose

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