WVC Community Grant
The WVC Community Grant supports first-generation and historically underrepresented students.
The Community Grant application is now closed for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Community Grant Office is currently reviewing all applications and will be awarding the grant on a first completed, first awarded basis. The Community Grant Office is tentatively planning to formally award the Community Grant the week of September 17, 2018.
- One year of free tuition
- Textbook vouchers
- Transportation support, which can include free parking
- Students must be 2018 high school graduates from a public, private, or home school program.
- Students must live in the City of San José or within the West Valley College service area, defined by the boundaries of the Los Gatos–Saratoga Union High School District and the Campbell Union High School District.
San José Promise and West Valley College Promise
The West Valley College Promise Program is funded by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the West Valley-Mission Community College District Land Corporation. College Promise is intended to help high school students to transition smoothly to college and encourage them to succeed. The services and resources include: free enrollment fees; textbook grant awards, test preparation & college course preparation workshops, summer/weekend academies, field trips and university site visits. The WVC College Promise Program is also intended to provide early college readiness and career exploration for middle school students.