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Scholarship Name:

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley  “Latinos in Technology” Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley to Hispanic California students.

Award Amount:

 Up to $30,000.00

Number of Scholarships:

Up to one-hundred (100) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

One (1) letter of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0 GPA; 2) Must be a graduate of a high school in the following Northern California counties: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County, Sonoma County and Yolo County, OR be a graduate of a high school not in the above counties, but enrolled at a college/university within the eleven (11) listed counties; 3) Must have a declared major in and been accepted into a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program; 4) Priority consideration given to San Mateo and Santa Clara County high school graduates; 5) Priority consideration given to undergraduate juniors; 6) Demonstrated financial need; 7) FAFSA required; 8) California Dream Act Application required (DACA students); 9) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 10) Letter of recommendation must be from a college professor of a STEM related class and on official letterhead; 11) Personal statement required; 12) Transcript(s) required; 13) Unofficial high school transcript(s) accepted; 14) Official college transcript(s) required.


• A.B. 540 students who are also DACA recipients are eligible to apply for this scholarship award.

• Recipients notified NLT December 19, 2018.





California CA

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, May be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, an individual qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) Program, or an eligible noncitizen, May be enrolled as either a part-time or full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be an undergraduate junior or senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Race, Ethnicity, Need-based, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
2440 West El Camino Real, Suite 300
Mountain View, California 94040-1498
Telephone: (650) 450-5487

Deadline:  November 13, 2018 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).