Scholarship Program

Download 2017 Scholarship Program Application Here

Each year the Newcastle Area Business Association (NABA) is pleased to sponsor five scholarships in the amount of $1000 to students residing in the Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir areas. Funds for the scholarships come from the NABA Mountain Mandarin Festival.

Pictured left to right are 2016 recipients: Payton Ambrosia, Placer High who will attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Ellen Runte, Del Oro who will attend UC Berkeley; Robinson Hess, Del Oro who will attend Sierra College; Morgan Wybrecht, Colfax High who will attend UC Santa Barbara; and Madaline Andrasz, Placer High who will attend the University of Nevada Reno.  

Contact Person: Karen Green (916) 663-4556 or (916) 663-1272 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scholarship Details: Five (5) $1000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors living in Newcastle, Ophir or Penryn, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and planning to continue their education at a 2 or 4 year college or a trade/technical school. 

Scholarship Payment: A check and certificate will be presented by NABA to the student upon proof of enrollment in the post-secondary institution. 

Funds for these scholarships are made possible by the annual Mountain Mandarin Festival.  

Find out more about how your high school senior can qualify for this scholarship and download an application.