Marie Calderilla Scholarship

Marie Calderilla ScholarshipMarie Calderilla Scholarship or (“Our Scholarships”

Contact Info: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Atten: Marie A. Calderilla Scholarship, 2440 West El Camino Real, Suite 300, Mountain View, CA 94040; phone: 650.450.5400; email:

Deadline: March 13

Award Amount: Up to $20,000 (paid over 3-4 years; must meet renewal requirements; Up to 5 Awarded)

Eligibility: Female student pursuing first Undergraduate degree or certificate; demonstrated financial hardship; serious about improving her life through education; US citizen or eligible non-citizens (include US legal residents and AB 540 students); and San Mateo or Santa Clara county graduating High School Senior or current San Mateo or Santa Clara county resident planning to attend a college in the San Mateo County Community College District. Finalists must interview with the Selection Committee.

Requirements: Online Application, Personal Statement, Official Transcript, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Proof of US citizenship or residency status, and a copy of FAFSA or SAR or California Dream Act Application (no hard copies).

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