The 2017-2018 application process is open. The deadline to apply is February 16th, 2018.
As a PCF scholar, you will receive $3,000 per year, renewable for four years (total of $12,000) as long as you remain in good standing in our program. In addition, you will be paired with a mentor through your college career, required to attend college and career workshops, and you will receive internship support.
- Minimum 3.0-3.8 cumulative unweighted GPA
- Documented financial need
- Plan to attend a four-year accredited college/university beginning Fall 2018
- First-generation college student
- Undocumented and AB 540 students are eligible to apply
Current graduating senior attending one of the following schools:
- Mid-peninsula high schools:
- Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy
- Carlmont High School
- East Palo Alto Academy
- Eastside College Preparatory School
- Gunn High School
- Junipero Serra High School
- Menlo School
- Menlo-Atherton High School
- Palo Alto High School
- Sacred Heart Preparatory
- Saint Francis High School
- Sequoia High School
- Summit Preparatory High School
- Woodside High School
- San Jose high schools:
- Downtown College Preparatory - Alum Rock High School
- Latino College Preparatory Academy
- San Jose High School
- Mt. Pleasant High School
- William C. Overfelt High School
- Submit online application by the February 16th, 2018.
- Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an in-person interview to be held on April 7th, 2018.
- Award notifications will be made in late April.
We look for talented students with outstanding academic potential, who value mentoring, and are motivated to contribute to their community and/or family.