Scholarship Intent: The Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Program is a local program focused on high school seniors for whom additional funds can be the tipping point in allowing them to attend a four year college.
1)Graduating high schools senior and must have graduated from Bay Area high schools: Sequoia Union High School District, Palo Alto Unified School District, Mountain View/ Los Altos Union High School District, Eastside College Preparatory, Summit Prep, East Palo Alto Academy, and Phoenix Academy.
2) Satisfactory Academic Standing: CSU approved courses.
3) Must have applied for college, although may not have a decision at the submitting of an application.
4) Applicants who plan to start at a community college and then transfer to a 4-year college are also qualified.
5) Preference is given to students who have worked during their high school years.
7) Only financially need students will be considered for this scholarship, a typical recipient’s family income does not exceed $50,000.
Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: N/A; Grad: N/A