Esther Klotz Endowed Scholarship


Undergrad Student Financial Aid D02089


Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Named Riverside County Historian of the year in 1983, Esther Klotz had a profound effect on other historians and on the history written about the Riverside area. She published such pieces as "Riverside and the Day the Bank Broke," which covers the years 1890 to 1907 and depicts a civic leader's involvement in a scandal that brought down the Orange Growers Bank; "Adobes, Bungalows and Mansions of Riverside, California," on which she collaborated with Joan Hall and which discusses the history of 100 homes in the Riverside area; and "The Mission Inn: Its History and Artifacts," which uncovers many "little known or long forgotten sidelights" of Riverside's best known landmark. Mrs. Klotz was known for her meticulous research and her penchant for verifying the truth of everything that she wrote. Riverside lost a great resource and a major historian when she passed away in 2000 at the age of 89. The Esther Klotz Endowed Scholarship is available for students with financial need.

Selection and Guidelines:

Recipients are selected by Financial Aid based on financial need. Financial Aid has the responsibility for distribution of incomes from the endowed fund. The Financial Aid Office selcts students for this scholarship based the guidelines listed. No separate application is needed.

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