The California Scholarship Federation
), started in 1921 by Charles F. Seymour. seeks to recognize students living in the state of California
who possess high standards in academics.
Approximately one thousand chapters are located in various secondary schools across the state. The organization continues to promote the education of academically motivated students, encouraging them to get involved in their communities through volunteer service.
CSF also has a subdivision called the California Junior Scholarship Federation which awards to middle school students.