High school seniors who attend school within 50 miles of Dinuba, the home of Ruiz Foods Products, Inc., are invited to apply for Ruiz 4 Kids college scholarships.
Applicants must have a 2.5 grade-point average if attending a two-year college or vocational institution, and a 3.0 GPA or better if attending a four-year college or university.
The deadline is March 6. Applications and guidelines are available here.
In the past five years, Ruiz 4 Kids has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships. Last year, it awarded a record $334,000 to 245 students.
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The charitable organization raises funds via the annual Ruiz Invitational golf tournament, to be held April 28 at Valley Oaks Golf Course in Visalia.
High school seniors who attend high school within 50 miles of Denison, Texas, or Florence, South Carolina, where Ruiz Foods has plants, can also apply.