This program is made possible through the generous contributions of the residents of The Peninsula Regent. Educational grants of up to $10,000 to up to 30 one time scholarships will be awarded annually. The program has been created to help employees and/or their dependents with the costs of higher education or the costs of attending courses, including those offered at community colleges and vocational schools. Open to current employee of TPR for at least 90 days as of the application deadline, or dependents of an employee who has worked at the TPR for at least 90 days as of the application deadline, or past TPR scholarship recipient and employee of the TPR who was employed for at least 90 days. Preference will be given to applicants with strong educational motivation, perseverance and involvement outside the classroom, and personal characteristics such as honesty and good judgment. The selection committee will also strongly consider applicants who have dropped out of school for reasons beyond their control or have undergone unusual hardships to remain in school. Must have demonstrated financial hardship and be a United States citizen or legal resident.