Helix’s scholarship application period for high school seniors is coming to a close on March 1. There are just two weeks left to submit an application for the Dr. Lillian M. Childs Scholarship and the Robert D. Friedgen Scholarship, which are offered by Helix Water District each year. Each of the scholarships is worth $1,000.  Click on the link at the end of this article for an application.

To be eligible, seniors must graduate this spring and attend a four-year college or university next fall. Applicants must also live in Helix’s service area, which includes the cities of Lemon Grove, La Mesa and El Cajon, the community of Spring Valley, and unincorporated areas of the county. Other eligibility and application requirements are listed below.

You’re eligible if

You have at
least a 3.0 GPA

You graduate
this spring

You attend a
university next fall

You live in Helix
Water District

How to apply


the application


Write a
2-page essay


Write a 1-page
goals assessment


Describe your
community service


Describe your
financial need


Include 2 letters
of recommendation


Include an
official transcript

Completed applications must by received by Helix Water District by Wednesday, March 1st at 5:00pm. Students can mail their applications to, or drop them off at, our Administration Office at 7811 University Avenue in La Mesa.

Helix Water District Application 2017

2016-17 Scholarships Flyer


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