This program was established in 1987 in memory of Dr. R. Carter Crain and Mildred E. Crain, through Mrs. Crain's will. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable high school graduates to pursue courses of study that they would otherwise be unable to follow due to limited financial means. The selection committee looks for academic promise, documented perseverance in activities outside the classroom, the quality of the personal statement and personal characteristics such as honesty, good judgment and commitment to serving the community. Students may apply to both the Crain Educational Grant Program and the Hazel Reed Baumeister Scholarship Program, but may receive only one of these scholarships. Must have demonstrated community involvement over a period of several years; have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale; have demonstrated financial hardship; must be a graduating high school senior or graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County; planning to enroll or enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student; and a United States citizen.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $5,000
Number of Awards
10
Application Deadline
February 21
Available to Class Level
None specified
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3.5
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
Scholarships Team
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Address
2440 West El Camino Real Suite 300
City, State, Zip
Mountain View, CA , 94040
Telephone
(650) 450-5487
E-mail
scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org
Website
Website

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