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Silicon Valley Community Foundation/Wine Group Scholarships

The Wine Group Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 by a group of owners of The Wine Group LLC (TWG). Its mission is to provide the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of TWG's employees with financial assistance to pursue or continue postsecondary education in any area of study. Eligibility Requirements: General Eligibility Requirements for Both Programs: Child, legal dependent or grandchild of a full-time employee of TWG. Employee must have at least one year of continuous, full-time service with TWG as of Feb. 1 of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded Employee must be employed with TWG at the time scholarship award selections are made Children, legal dependents and grandchildren of current and former owners of TWG are not eligible The Wine Group Merit Scholarship Requirements: Scholarship winners of TWG Merit Scholarship will demonstrate a desirable mix of a high level of academic performance, strong communication and leadership skills, and participation in extra-curricular activities. Current graduating high school senior planning to attend a two- or four-year college/university program on a full-time (12 or more units/credits per quarter/semester) or part-time (a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 11 units/credits per quarter/semester) basis OR current full-time or part-time college student Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale The Wine Group Opportunity Scholarship Requirements: Scholarship winners of TWG Opportunity Scholarship will demonstrate a desirable mix of educational motivation, perseverance and demonstrated financial need or hardship. Applicant must be planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or vocational school on a part-time or full-time basis (as defined by the school of attendance) Demonstrated financial need or hardship with a maximum family income of $150,000.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $1,000 - $5,000
Number of Awards 1 - 10
Application Deadline March 22
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required 3.0
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization  
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Address 2440 West El Camino Real Suite 300
City, State, Zip Mountain View, CA 94040
Telephone  
Fax  
E-mail APatel@siliconvalleycf.org
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