The Curry Award

The Curry Award for Girls & Young WomenThe Curry Award for Girls & Young Women

http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships or http://www.siliconvalleycf.org (“Grants” Tab and “Scholarships” from drop-down menu)

Contact Info: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, 2440 West El Camino Real, Suite 300, Mountain View, CA 94040; phone: 650.450.5400; email: [email protected]

Deadline: February 27

Award Amount: $1,000 (Renewable; up to 10 Awarded)

Eligibility: Women aged 16 to 26; current resident of San Mateo County; US citizen; demonstrated financial hardship; current graduating Senior or High School graduate or GED. Young women who are self-motivated, need financial support, and attempt to achieve despite tremendous obstacles. Young women who have dropped out of school for reasons beyond their control or who have undergone unusual hardships to remain in school are encouraged to apply. The selection committee considers additional circumstances related to possible ethnic or racial discrimination, physical disability, or the choice of a non-traditional area of study.

Requirements: Application Form, 2 Letters of Reference, Transcript, Personal Statement, SAR or Tax Returns, and Proof of citizenship and Legal Residency.

Application Link: http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships