At this time, the O. Warren Hillgren Scholarship is on hiatus and will resume in 2021.

O. Warren Hillgren helped La Cañada Flintridge attain cityhood in 1976, spent over 15 years in the City Council as well as the Chamber of Commerce. In his honor, the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce sponsored scholarship is awarded to seniors in good standing at La Cañada High School who demonstrate bases of merit including, but not limited to, academics, character, extracurricular school activities, community service, and athletics. Special consideration shall be given with weight to the candidate’s real-world experience, further involvement with the local business community, and aptitude for business entrepreneurship and commercial enterprise consistent with the values stated above.

Each applicant from La Cañada High School shall submit an application for consideration by the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Selection Committee. The application must include a written essay not to exceed 200 words describing involvement and benefits received from their extracurricular school activities and community service including work in the local business community.

Applications are available through the high school counselors at La Cañada High School in the month of February. The winner will be invited to ride as the Chamber’s special entry in the Memorial Day Parade.