Scholarships

Congratulations to these exceptional students

The mission, purpose and vision of the OHS Foundation for the future includes helping with facilities, student scholarships, faculty grant awards, sponsoring events, alumni reunions and encouraging membership in the Foundation. Through the benevolent and generous giving from individuals and families, the Foundation has been able to help countless students. 

The cost of educating students increases every year…

Oceanside High School has outstanding students who, with the help of the OHS Foundation has funded thousands of dollars to student scholarships for graduating seniors to continue with their post-secondary education.

OHS Foundation membership fees go towards supporting OHS students and staff. Become a member today! Also, consider sponsoring a scholarship or faculty grant award.  Oceanside High School Foundation is a 503(c) charity and all donations are tax-deductible.  Take a moment & donate now.

Current Scholarships

Arthur Ray and Marilyn Lambson Memorial ScholarshipArthur Ray and Marilyn Lambson Memorial Scholarship

Arthur Ray and Marilyn Lambson Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Lambson was a music teacher at OHS for many years, this scholarship is given in his memory.

This scholarship was set up and continues to be funded by an anonymous donor from the OHS Class of 1970, who generously donates annually on behalf of four individuals who have had a significant impact on his life.  He wishes to continue the legacy of these individuals through offering annual scholarships to assist graduating Seniors continue their post-secondary education.

Ashton Family ScholarshipAshton Family Scholarship

Ashton Family Scholarship

The Ashton family believes in the value of an education and this scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to obtain either a two- or four-year degree, vocational or trade certificate in the science/technology fields.

Ben E. Lewis Memorial ScholarshipBen E. Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Ben E. Lewis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of a man who struggled through many hardships throughout his life, rose above it all and was successful in real estate and a church leader.

This scholarship was set up and continues to be funded by an anonymous donor from the OHS Class of 1970, who generously donates annually on behalf of four individuals who have had a significant impact on his life.  He wishes to continue the legacy of these individuals through offering annual scholarships to assist graduating Seniors continue their post-secondary education.

Class Of 1970 OHS Pirate Spirit & Pride ScholarshipClass Of 1970 OHS Pirate Spirit & Pride Scholarship

Class Of 1970 OHS Pirate Spirit & Pride Scholarship

This scholarship, sponsored by an anonymous donor from the Class of 1970, is awarded to a student who has demonstrated their "Pirate Pride & Spirit" by participating in different school activities. This sense of school spirit & pride is shown by identifying and sharing a sense of community with others at OHS. One who is proud to be an OHS Pirate and represents the values of OHS, and one that has had a positive impact on the school community from student success to a better school environment.

Clyde & Billie Warner Memorial ScholarshipClyde & Billie Warner Memorial Scholarship

Clyde & Billie Warner Memorial Scholarship

The Warner family graciously donates scholarships annually in memory of their mother, Billie, who worked with special education students at OHS from 1976 to 2001 and their father, Clyde, who taught within the Oceanside Unified School district for many years.

Louie Hoehne Memorial Scholarship Louie Hoehne Memorial Scholarship

Louie Hoehne Memorial Scholarship

Louie Hoehne was the father of 5 children who all graduated from OHS. Louie worked hard for everything he had and that work ethic was instilled in his children both on and off the field. His children were very involved in school and in athletics with extremely supportive parents in everything they did. This scholarship is for the student that demonstrates a great attitude in the classroom and on the athletic field and one who never gives up. His family is honoring him with this scholarship so his legacy will continue.

Mickey Stolzoff Memorial Nursing ScholarshipMickey Stolzoff Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Mickey Stolzoff Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Cathie Hatter & Patti Gascon, Mickey Stolzoff’s daughters, donate annually for this scholarship.  This scholarship is for a Health Career Academy student planning to continue in the Nursing Program at MiraCosta College. Mrs. Stolzoff was an OHS graduate in 1936.

OHS Foundation ScholarshipOHS Foundation Scholarship

OHS Foundation Scholarship

The Oceanside High School Foundation gives from $500 to $2000 each year to graduating Seniors who have made a significant impact while attending Oceanside High School.  The amount given each year depends on the donations received.

Oceanside Supporters of the Arts ScholarshipOceanside Supporters of the Arts Scholarship

Oceanside Supporters of the Arts Scholarship

This scholarship has been a joint effort by the following people: Kevin Grump, Michelle Montjoy, Marguerite Montjoy, Tish Kawcak, Ryan Everest, HR mechanical Corp, Karen Mulgrew, and Debbie Foley. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has participated in the Visual or Performing Arts at OHS.

Ozelle Lewis Memorial ScholarshipOzelle Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Ozelle Lewis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of a wonderful woman who had a passion for journalism.

This scholarship was set up and continues to be funded by an anonymous donor from the OHS Class of 1970, who generously donates annually on behalf of four individuals who have had a significant impact on his life.  He wishes to continue the legacy of these individuals through offering annual scholarships to assist graduating Seniors continue their post-secondary education.

Pay It Forward ScholarshipPay It Forward Scholarship

Pay It Forward Scholarship

Lou & Jim Fosnot, Counselors at Oceanside High School, have generously donated each year for a Community Service Scholarship offered to a student who has given back to the community through service, dedication and hard work.

Rebecca Robertson Memorial Scholarships Rebecca Robertson Memorial Scholarships

Rebecca Robertson Memorial Scholarships

Ms. Robertson was an elementary school teacher for the OUSD for 35 years. She loved children and knows the value of an education. Watching OHS basketball was her passion, rarely missing a game. Through this passion came a desire to give back to OHS. These scholarships go to female students who plan to pursue a career in any of the STEM fields.

Rita Mazzarella Gray and Robert Gray Memorial Scholarship Rita Mazzarella Gray and Robert Gray Memorial Scholarship

Rita Mazzarella Gray and Robert Gray Memorial Scholarship

This generous family offers a scholarship annually to graduating students.  Both Rita and Robert are 1962 graduates of Oceanside High School.  Their scholarship is designated to a student who has participated in the OHS Robotics Club or similar interests.

Ruth & Calvin C. Gabriel Sr. Memorial ScholarshipRuth & Calvin C. Gabriel Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Ruth & Calvin C. Gabriel Sr. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship given by the Gabriel family in memory of their parents is awarded to a graduating Senior who is planning on majoring in music or education while in college. Mr. Calvin Gabriel taught at Oceanside Carlsbad High School for many years and then became the business manager for the school district in the 1940’s. Cal also enjoyed playing music and performed in bands and symphonies until his death in 2000.

W.H. “Chick” & Hazel Mensching Memorial ScholarshipW.H. “Chick” & Hazel Mensching Memorial Scholarship

W.H. “Chick” & Hazel Mensching Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given on behalf of Mr. Mensching and his wife, a US Marine and WWII POW, who later became a prominent banker and successful businessman.

This scholarship was set up and continues to be funded by an anonymous donor from the OHS Class of 1970, who generously donates annually on behalf of four individuals who have had a significant impact on his life.  He wishes to continue the legacy of these individuals through offering annual scholarships to assist graduating Seniors continue their post-secondary education.

Past Scholarships

Woodrow Valgene Alley Health Careers Academy Scholarship

Woodrow Valgene Alley Health Careers Academy Scholarship

Val Alley, a 1956 OHS graduate, donated annually to this scholarship. Each year this scholarship went to a Health Career Academy student planning to continue in the medical field at MiraCosta College.

William Bragg Family Scholarship

William Bragg Family Scholarship

William Bragg was a 1985 graduate of OHS. William spent 13 years in the OUSD system and would not trade that experience for anything. He felt it would be good to give back to his childhood community. He was also a product of the Community College system and he knows it is a great place to start. Therefore, his scholarship was for a student planning to attend a Community College after high school.

Mr. Bragg passed away in 2022, but his memory lives on through his scholarship donations.

TIMEX Scholarship

TIMEX Scholarship

This scholarship sponsored by Woodrow Valgene Alley was awarded to an MCJROTC student who exhibited outstanding leadership and time management skills.

Oceanside Social Club Scholarship

Oceanside Social Club Scholarship

This scholarship was established to benefit a student who participated in the OHS Surf Club, Surf PE class or Surf team who planned to continue their education in a two- or four-year college. 

Robert & Betty Kitchin Family Scholarship

Robert & Betty Kitchin Family Scholarship

The Kitchin family generously donated annually in memory of Robert, who taught Social Studies at Oceanside High School for many years.

Class of 1968 Scholarship

Class of 1968 Scholarship

This one-time scholarship was offered after their 50th high school reunion with funds remaining after their reunion. This scholarship was established to help a graduating Senior with post-secondary expenses.

 Arthur Hemingway Memorial Scholarship

Arthur Hemingway Memorial Scholarship

A one-time scholarship was offered after Arthur’s untimely death at the age 49. The Arthur Hemingway Foundation was established to assist Marching Band students further their education. Arthur Hemingway graduated from OHS in 1978 and had a promising career as a fullback at USC but it was cut short after becoming paralyzed when he was hit by a car during fall football camp of his 1978 freshman season.

Marc J. Wilson Scholarship for Business & Economics

Marc J. Wilson Scholarship for Business & Economics

Marc Wilson, a 1968 graduate of OHS, who was a very successful businessman, offered a scholarship to a student who demonstrated an interest in a career in business or economics.

Wally Hatter Memorial Scholarship

Wally Hatter Memorial Scholarship

Larry Hatter, a 1962 OHS graduate and his  family annually donated to this scholarship in honor of Larry's father, Wally.

Wally was the “Voice of the Pirates” for decades announcing the OHS football games.

Larry Hatter Leadership Scholarship

Larry Hatter Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship was awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership on campus and in the community.

Del Sol Lions Club

Del Sol Lions Club

The Del Sol Lions Club in Solana Beach graciously donated for a one-time scholarship to American Samoan students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service.