Peninsula College Fund Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $3,000
⏳ 02/19

Scholarship Description

As a PCF scholar, you will receive $3,000 per year, renewable for four years (total of $12,000) as long as you remain in good standing in our program. In addition, you will be paired with a mentor through your college career, required to attend college and career workshops, and you will receive internship support.


  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA (9th grade through 1st term of senior year)
  • Documented financial need
  • Plan to attend a four-year accredited college/university
  • First-generation college student
  • Undocumented and AB 540 students are eligible to apply

Current graduating senior attending one of the following schools:

  • Mid-peninsula high schools:
  • Carlmont High School
  • East Palo Alto Academy
  • Eastside College Preparatory School
  • Gunn High School
  • Junipero Serra High School
  • Menlo School
  • Menlo-Atherton High School
  • Palo Alto High School
  • Sacred Heart Preparatory
  • Saint Francis High School
  • Sequoia High School
  • Summit Preparatory High School
  • Woodside High School
  • San Jose high schools:
  • Alpha: Cindy Avitia High School
  • Downtown College Preparatory – Alum Rock High School
  • Latino College Preparatory Academy
  • San Jose High School
  • Mt. Pleasant High School
  • William C. Overfelt High School
  • Cristo Rey High School
  • Luis Valdez Leadership Academy
  • Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy

We look for talented students with outstanding academic potential, who value mentoring and are motivated to contribute to their community and/or family.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: California
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Interview required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply


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Donor: Peninsula College Fund