Ensemble Scholarship Application

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted online or received in the LBCF office on or before 3 PM on Friday, May 8, 2020.

A complete application will include:

  • Ensemble Scholarship Application Form,
  • 300-word essay,
  • High school transcript, college transcript, or General Education Development (GED) Certificate with test scores,
  • Educational letter of recommendation, and
  • Personal letter of recommendation (optional but recommended)

The preferred method of submitting your application is by using this online form. Other methods are listed below.

Please complete all applicable fields.



    Are You a Current Ensemble Employee?


    Which Location Do You, or a Parent/Grandparent Work?

    Bernardus Lodge & SpaDoubleTree CarsonHotel MayaDream Inn



    Type of College:


    Type of Degree:




    (Upload all attachments below. PDF is the preferred file type but Word documents are also acceptable. No other file type is accepted. Do not use any special characters in the file name.)
    a) Essay: Write an essay (max. 300 words) describing how this scholarship/educational opportunity will impact your life and/or your family’s life and help you succeed. Include your educational and career goals. Please save your essay file as your full name and essay, for example John_Smith_Essay.pdf.

    Your 300 word essay:
    b) Transcripts: Your high school transcript, college transcript, or GED Certificate with test scores. Please save your file as your full name plus transcript, for example John_Smith_Transcript.pdf.

    Your high school transcript, college transcript, or GED Certificate with test scores:
    c) Letter(s) of Recommendation: Upload a minimum of one educational letter of recommendation. A second personal letter of recommendation is encouraged. Please save file as your full name and recommendation educational or recommendation personal, for example John_Smith_Recommendation_Educational.pdf. or John_Smith_Recommendation_Personal.pdf.

    Educational letter of recommendation:
    Personal letter of recommendation (not required but recommended):

    If you are unable to submit the above online form, email info@longbeachcf.org to request a PDF of this application to be emailed to you and filled out electronically. Your completed PDF application can be emailed back to LBCF with all attachments saved in the correct format. If you have any restrictions that prevent submission in the above formats, please contact the LBCF at (562) 435-9033.

    CRITERIA:  The applicant must be a current employee or the child/grandchild of a current employee of the Ensemble Real Estate group (at the Bernardus Lodge & Spa, the DoubleTree Carson, the Hotel Maya, or the Dream Inn). The Ensemble Real Estate group employee must have worked a minimum of an average of 32 hours per week for one full year, and been employed for a minimum of two years at the time of application. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a valid General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
    GUIDELINES  Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and disbursed in equal payments in Fall and Spring directly to the student’s school, upon proof of enrollment by the applicant. Students must continue to maintain part-time or full-time enrollment, depending on the information provided at the time of scholarship application and maintain no lower than a 2.5 grade-point average to receive the second scholarship disbursement. 
    AMOUNT The scholarship award amount is dependent on the type of school and the number of units enrolled and range between $1,500 and $10,000. 
    RENEWAL This scholarship is for the term of one year and does not renew. Applicants must apply annually.