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Recreation After-school Program

100 E. Carrillo St.

(805) 564-5495


2024-2025 RAP Scholarship Application


The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department offers scholarships for the Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP).  Please note that scholarship funds are limited and provided on a first come, first served basis; and are based on income eligibility. PLEASE NOTE: submitting a scholarship application does not guarantee a scholarship. 

STEP 1- Do you have a PerfectMind Account with Parks and Recreation? Is your medical information updated?

  • If you said YES to both, go to STEP 2.
  • If you said NO to either question, please create or log in to your account and amend your child’s medical information. log-in to your account here. Need help amending your child's medical information? click here for instructions.

Step 2- Complete this Scholarship Application and upload a photo of the first page of your 2023 Income Tax Return (1040 Form) along with 2 of your most current pay stubs.

Families interested in having their scholarship application reviewed before the start of school, must submitted their application by Sunday, July 28 by 12:00 am. Notification regarding scholarship awards will be provided via email by August 12th.

Scholarship applications submitted after Sunday, July 28, will be reviewed in September. 

Parent Name

Full Address

Are any of your children going into kindergarten?

PLEASE NOTE: The RAP Program is for children entering in 1st-6th grade ONLY. 

Participant Name & Grade

Participant Name & Grade

Participant Name & Grade

Have you received a RAP scholarship in past years?

Do you receive assistance from any of the following?

Are you a single parent household?

Please note: all adults in the immidiate family, must provide proof of income. 

Documents you will need to apply for a RAP scholarship:

  • 1040 form from 2023 
  • 2 most recent paycheck stubs 

Take a photo 1040 Form and upload here

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Take a photo of your 2 most recent paycheck stubs and upload here:

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I understand that I will be notified about my scholarship through email ONLY. If I don't accept my scholarship by Monday, August 12 by 4:00pm, my scholarship will be given to the next person on the waitlist.

I understand that my child may not attend the RAP program, unless my child's Medical Information is updated in Perfect Mind.

Need help amending your child's medical information? Click here for instructions

If you have already updated your child's medical information, then you don't need to do it again. Medical information is required to be updated once a year. 

I understand to maintain my scholarship for the entire school year, I must use the program on a full-time basis and follow all RAP program rules and policies.

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