Silicon Valley Community Foundation/Sand Hill Scholars Program

The Sand Hill Scholars Program was created by Thomas W. Ford and Susan B. Ford, and is underwritten by the Sand Hill Foundation. This program provides scholarships for promising students whose educational opportunities and success will be increased by financial assistance, mentoring, college and career success training, and summer internship opportunities. Special considerations are given to students who graduated from the Ravenswood City School District. The selection committee looks for students who have shown leadership in educational and community or job-related activities outside the school environment, and have overcome hardships to remain in school. Award recipients must be willing to participate actively in workshop and mentoring activities throughout their undergraduate careers. Eligibility Requirements Graduating high school senior attending a high school in San Mateo County A cumulative grade point average between 3.0 to 3.8 on a 4.0 scale Planning to enroll in a four-year college or university as a full-time student Demonstrated financial hardship United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and A.B. 540 students).


Award Amount $1,000 - $12,000
Number of Awards 1 - 2
Application Deadline February 22
Available to Class Level Freshmen
Renewability Renewable


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


Organization Scholarships Team
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Address 2440 W. El Camino Real Suite 300
City, State, Zip Mountain View, CA 94040
Telephone (650) 4505487
Web Site Web site
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