Silicon Valley Community Foundation/Samsung@First Scholars

Samsung Semiconductor Inc.'s theme of "Collaborate. Innovate. Grow. " has served as the company's mantra to drive technology innovation today and for the next 30 years in Silicon Valley. To help support the valley's continued legacy as the epicenter of innovation and growth in high-tech, the company has made a commitment to the next-generation of innovators by establishing its Samsung@First Scholars program. The scholarship program's goal is to support those outstanding scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians who will lead the world for the next 30 years and beyond. Eligibility Requirements: current undergraduate student entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in the upcoming academic school year or Master's student; planning to enroll on a full-time basis (as defined by the program of study) in a public four-year college/university in the greater Bay Area (includes Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Solano, Sonoma); declared major in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Preference given to computer science and engineering (CISE) and engineering majors. Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must be a United States citizen or legal resident.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
March 27
Available to Class Level
Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Area of Study
Engineering/Technology, Science, Technology, and Society
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

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

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