Since 2009, CSU Fullerton/CREAL/CSFU Philanthropic Foundation has partnered with the City of Maywood to provide the Maywood Education Fair in the community. In October 2019, over 1,300 residents turned out for the event, located at Santa Rosa de Lima School. 2021 will be our 12th year and second year holding an online event.
On October 13, 2021, the City Council awarded $10,000 to the CSU Fullerton/CREAL Philanthropic Foundation to provide the following services:
Offer eight $1000 college scholarships for qualified students in the community which will total $8000.
$2000 of these funds will assist in paying for giveaways, prizes, gift certificates and food for the Education Fair including scholarship awards event and the Leadership Development Institute required of all scholarship recipients.
It is the applicant’s mission to work toward developing a college culture and provide educational opportunities and college resources to underserved communities.