SVCF K.C. Kinch Scholarship
February 28, 2024
- Scholarship Description
The SVCF K.C. Kinch Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Kathleen Carol Kinch, through Ms. Kinch’s will. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to cover college educational expenses of of qualifying students. The selection committee looks for academic promise and documented financial need. The scholarship is intended for East Palo Alto residents who show academic success and demonstrated financial hardship.
Applicants must be a current graduating high school senior residing in East Palo Alto or high school graduate who resided in East Palo Alto during high school who is planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university, or technical school, as a full-time student. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 – 3.75 on a 4.0 scale with demonstrated financial hardship and demonstrated community involvement over a period of several years.