Laura's Legacy Scholarship

About The Scholarship

We will annually honor Laura Coats' generosity and spirit by offering the Laura's Legacy - Laura Coats' Memorial Scholarship. 

2021 Applications NOW OPEN

Additional 2020 funds provided by the generosity of

Thom Schulz

The Shekels Family Trust


Souriau Sunbank

Download Application Here

Application Deadline:

11:59pm on April 1 Each Year

1st place scholarship - $1250

2nd place scholarship - $750

3rd place scholarship -  $500

*Fine print

No purchase is necessary to win.  All applications must be original work of the applicant. All applicants must live in San Luis Obispo County as their primary place of residence. All recipients must have proof of enrollment to appropriate college or vocational school before awards will be given out. It is the student recipient's responsibility to get the proper contact information for scholarship from their schools prior to the awards being funded.

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners:

Amanda Snowbarger - 1st place

Natalie Yonker - 2nd place

Atiana Stratman - 3rd place

Congratulations to our 2018 Winners:

Cassie Sparks - 1st Place

Sydney D'Acquisto - 2nd Place

Isabella Yaguda - 2nd Place

Pictured above from left to right:

Cassie Sparks, Bella Yaguda, Sydney D'Acquisto and Thom Schulz

About Laura

Laura was a beloved teacher and philanthropist, who had a soft spot for the Cancer Support Community and education.  We are honored to support her legacy by offering an annual scholarship in her name.

Laura Rose Terry Coats' Story

So That No One Faces Cancer Alone!