Cox Scholars

As a company founded on innovation, we’re inspired to support our next generation of innovators who demonstrate a passion for learning and a desire to pursue a higher education. Cox Charities awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors across our California service areas. These Cox Scholars are pursuing careers in a STEM related field with a passion for giving back to their community, and we are proud to support them.

We are proudly awarding $120,000 in 2021 to high school seniors in our local communities!

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December 7, 2020:

Application open

February 3, 2021:

Application deadline

March 2021:

Applications reviewed

April 2021:

Applicants notified

Did you know?

Cox Charities has provided over $2 million in scholarships to California high school seniors since 2000

Congratulations to our 2021 Cox Scholars



The Cox Charities scholarship criteria is:

  • Must be pursuing a career in a STEM related field.

  • High school seniors in Southern California who live in a Cox service area

  • Enrolling full-time at an accredited two or four-year university within the U.S.

  • Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Active involvement in extracurricular activities, community service, or work experience

  • Demonstrated financial need

  • United States citizens or permanent resident

*Average amount of award: $1,000-$5,000 

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Our 2021 application has closed. Thank you to all Cox Scholar applicants. Your applications are currently being reviewed. Stay tuned for more updates.
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