Behrens-Eaton Scholarship Information

Walter Eaton Scholarship - est. 1919

Outstanding Male and Female Science Students

      Shasta Union High School District

This scholarship is one of the oldest scholarships the SUHSD awards. It was created in 1919 by Walter Eaton, Richard’s father, a chemist. The scholarship was originally awarded to the best high school Chemistry student. Currently, scholarship candidates are selected through the Shasta Union High School District Community Scholarship Committee, with the Science Department selecting the top two outstanding senior Science students, one male and one female. To receive the award, the students are required to take a tour of the Behrens Eaton House Museum. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 each.

Richard B. Eaton Academic Scholarship

Awarded by Shasta Junior College

This scholarship is awarded to two outstanding academic Shasta College students who have been accepted into an accredited four-year college of university. Students applying for this scholarship are scored by the Governors as well as the college personnel. The top candidates are then interviewed by the Governors, who make the final selections. The recipients must visit the Behrens-Eaton House Museum prior to receiving the award. Each recipient will receive $2,000, payable by the Eaton Gift.