Regional Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships which require that the student has lived in a particular state or county for a specified amount of time, but may have other eligibility restrictions. Please visit each scholarship’s website for more information.

CALIFORNIA CHAFEE GRANT FOR FOSTER YOUTH
Open to: Current or former foster youth who was a dependent or ward of the court, living in foster care, between the ages of 16 and 18. Open to California residents only.
Amount: Up to $5000
Website: https://www.chafee.csac.ca.gov/default.aspx

PFLAG NAPA
Open to: LGBTQ* and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Napa, Marin, Sonoma, or Mendocino Counties. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: TBA
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Website: http://pflagnapa.org/scholarships/

PFLAG SAN DIEGO
Open to: LGBT high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students from San Diego County
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Website: http://www.pflag.com/scholarship-applicants/

PFLAG SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: LGBTQ* identifying students and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Orange County. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Website: http://www.lbpflag.org/scholarships.html

SAUSALITO WOMAN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION FUND
Open to: High School Graduates or current High School Seniors who are permanent residents of the Sausalito-Marin City School District (living in zip code 94965).
Amount: TBA
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Website: http://swcsrf.org/how-to-apply-for-an-swc-scholarship/

SVCF BOBETTE BIBO GUGLIOTTA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CREATIVE WRITING
Open to: High school seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara counties.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/gugliotta

SVCF CRAIN EDUCATIONAL GRANTS PROGRAM
Open to: High school seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara counties. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/crain

SVCF CURRY AWARD FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN
Open to: Women High School seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo County between the ages of 18 - 26. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/curry

SVCF HAZEL REED BAUMEISTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Open to: High School seniors or High School graduates of San Mateo or Santa Clara Counties with demonstrated community involvement of a period of several years. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/baumeister

SVCF KRISHNAN-SHAH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Graduating High School seniors or current community college students who graduated from a high school in Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, or Santa Cruz Counties. Must be a first generation student and have demonstrated involvement in activities (extracurricular, volunteer, paid, etc.) Must have demonstrated financial need/hardship and a minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA.
Amount: Up to $40,000 (paid over 4 years)
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Website: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/krishnan