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Citywide Scholarship Program
The City of San José’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services’ Citywide Scholarship Program will ensure that qualifying San José residents will have access to participation in department programs, classes, and activities. The scholarship is open to people 0 - 49 years of age, Active Adults and All Access participants. All requests are subject to available funding and qualifications. Submit completed application to any Community Center.

Download the 2018 Citywide Scholarship Application
Spanish Scholarship Application
Vietnamese Scholarship Application

Emma Prusch Park Scholarship

Emma Prusch Farm Park, in an effort to make the park programs accessible to children of all backgrounds, Emma Prusch Park offers scholarships of various amounts to low and middle income families. We encourage families to apply for the amount of assistance that they feel is necessary. This scholarship only applies to classes at Emma Prusch Park. Please submit completed application to Emma Prusch Park.
Download the application

Family Campership Program
The Campership program is a subsidized camping fee program for residents and non-residents who wish to attend Family Camp at Yosemite. A maximum award of four nights and applicants must meet HUD guidelines.Submit completed applications to Leininger Center.
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Jim Ward Scholarship (Happy Hollow)
Happy Hollow offers scholarships for all of our onsite education programs, including summer camp as well as scholarships to non-profits and Title 1 schools for our EdZOOcation School programs with live animals. *also available for outreach programs. Please submit completed application to Happy Hollow Parks & Zoo.

Safe Summer Initiative
The Safe Summer Initiative offers grants to non-profit organizations that can provide safe community events, activities, and programs that give youth the opportunity to participate in programs that encourage outdoor activity and build social skills.