Assistance League Extends Deadline for Hillgren Scholarship Applications

Photo courtesy Hillgren family
Mary Ellen Hillgreen, the namesake of the scholarship presented by Assistance League of Flintridge, is pictured with husband Warren, who served multiple terms as La Cañada Flintridge’s mayor.

Due to the disruption in usual routines caused by COVID-19, Assistance League of Flintridge has extended the deadline for submission of applications for the Mary Ellen Hillgren Scholarship to Friday, May 15. Two scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded annually to La Cañada High School seniors who will be attending a four year college or university in the fall.
In addition to the application, students are asked to submit a 300-word essay describing how their activities outside of school have helped build their character. Also, an unofficial transcript is requested. Applications are available at

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