West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Scholarships

Our scholarships are designed to recognize accomplishments and to provide tangible encouragement to students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, community service, and financial need.

2016-17 West Valley College Scholarship Application - Now Available!

Each year the West Valley College Scholarship Program awards approximately 200 scholarships ranging from $200 to $3000. The funds for these scholarships are provided from a joint investment of contributions from the private sector and from West Valley College employees. Due: March 1, 2016 by 5pm.

West Valley College Scholarship Application for High School Seniors

West Valley College will award scholarships to graduating seniors.  Award amount: $1000.

  • 2016-17 High School Senior Scholarship Application - Submit in-person or email to: wvfa@westvalley.edu
    • High School Transcripts, Personal Essay, and Recommendation Form - Submit in-person or by mail.

Outside ("External") Scholarships

Many foundations, professional associations, religious and ethnic organizations, and corporations offer grants and scholarships. These awards are based on a wide variety of qualifications including, financial need, academic achievement, religious affiliation, ethnicity, community service, and special interests.

Some of these organizations request that we announce their scholarships to our students. These scholarships are posted on the bulletin board at the Financial Aid Office and on the WVC Portal.

Donor

Amount

Deadline

Submittal

CCCSFAAA Scholarship

$500 - $1000

3/18/16

Financial Aid Office

Generation Progress - for Undocumented Students

$250 - $5,000

Varies

Online

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarship 2016-17

$1,000 - $40,000

Varies

Online

AAUW - Women's Transfer Scholarship

$1,500

3/1/16

Financial Aid Office

Middle Class Scholarship

Varies

3/2/16

Online

National League of American Pen Women(NLAPW)

Female Artists, Music Composers-Musicians and Writers!

$2,000

3/25/16

Financial Aid Office

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

Award amount determined after all benefits and grants are calculated

2/29/16
By 11:59 PM CST

Online

PG&E Better Together Scholarship

Up to $20,000

2/29/16

Online

YES Program Scholarship

Varies

 

3/31/16

Online

Scholarship Searches

Find and apply for as many scholarships as you can-it's free money for college!  For an even broader selection of scholarships, we encourage you to explore the many free scholarship search databases available on the Internet.

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