Need a College Scholarship?

The San Mateo Credit Union, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and other businesses and organizations are offering tuition assistance.

Congrats to you and your soon-to-be college student on getting accepted!

The next step? Figuring out how to pay for that hefty tuition. 

The San Mateo Credit Union is offering two $2,500 scholarships to Peninsula students.

Awards can assist with school expenses such as tuition, housing and books. Click here for the printable application. 

The deadline for submission is Friday, May 10, 2013 by 3:00 pm.


The Silicon Valley Community Foundation also offers a variety of scholarship programs that grant between $500 and $17,000 to high school, community college and university students. The majority of scholarships are designated for current or former residents of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

Types of scholarships: 

For additional information about applying for scholarships please contact scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org. For more information about establishing a scholarship fund contact us at donate@siliconvalleycf.org or 650.450.5444, or download a copy of Ways to Give (pdf).


The San Mateo County Colleges Foundation offer a variety of scholarships to the three community colleges in the area. 

For more California scholarships, check out this list from scholarships.com. 

Know of other great scholarships for Peninsula students? Tell us in the comments. 

Judi Mahoney April 29, 2013 at 03:00 AM
Can highly qualified Asian or Caucasians who are not illegal or born to illegals apply?


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