Welcome to Coast Union High School Counseling Department.  Our goal is to  assist students to become socially, emotionally and intellectually responsible young adults.  Beginning in grade 9 students begin to create an academic plan for their high school years culminating  with post high school planning and a positive pathway into their future.

Samantha Brossette
High School Counselor



Course Descriptions

Senior & Scholarship Information

All qualifying Coast Union seniors may apply for these scholarships. In order to participate in the local scholarship interviews, students must meet the following criteria:

1) Minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average (Check with Ms. Brossette before you begin the scholarship application to verify your cumulative GPA)

2) Participate in at least one extra-curricular activity at CUHS or have completed community service hours

3) Student completes application and attaches two letters of recommendation

4) Application and essay must be grammatically correct or will not be accepted (example: NO lower case I’s, proper mechanics and grammatical structure) If you wait until the last minute to submit your application, and it does not meet the above criteria, your application will not be submitted for consideration.


Scholarship Application

 Print the Word Document when complete

January 28, 2022

Completed application due by 3:30 pm

Submit a copy of your application with two recommendation letters to Ms. Brossette. Paperclip together – do not staple. Once your application is received, a copy of your transcript will be attached. Late applications WILL NOT be accepted!

March 10, 2022     

Students who submitted a scholarship packet will be interviewed by various committees representing organizations and individuals who sponsor scholarships.  These interviews will be conducted in the high school library on a scheduled basis, approximately ten minutes per interview.  After the interviews, the individual organizations will rate the candidates and submit their recipient names to Ms. Brossette.

May 2022                       

The Scholarship and Awards Committee will meet and review the scholarship applications and recommendations of the scholarship donors.

June 2, 2022                 

Commencement Ceremonies – Scholarships announced

June 15, 2022            

Thank you notes and proof of college enrollment due.  All thank-you notes must be turned in to Ms. Brossette by this date.  Proof of enrollment must be given to Ms. Brossette before scholarship money is released.  Remember to put stamps on your letters.

It is your responsibility to inform Ms Aguilar where to send your final CUHS transcript.

Coast Unified School District provides a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic, extracurricular and other educational support programs, services and activities. The CUSD School Board prohibits, at any district school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student by anyone, based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group, identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


Links of Interest

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County Scholarships:

Take a virtual tour of college campuses:

The GoodCall’s Scholarship Engine requires no personal information and it’s free to use. You can check it out here:

College Vine: Great resources and search tool for colleges:

Federal Student Aid Application (FAFSA) /

California Dream Act Student Aid Application/