SVCF administers scholarship programs for high school seniors, college and graduate students, re-entry students, and vocational and technical school students. Annually, we award close to 700 scholarships totaling more than $4.5 million. Through scholarships established with SVCF by individuals, families and organizations, we have awarded nearly $27.2 million to students since 2007.
Applicants of the On Your Own Scholarship must be accepted to or attending San Jose State University for the upcoming fall academic term and must have been in foster care at least one day since their 13th birthday. Must have earned a minimum cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.5 and have received a high school diploma or GED and must have unmet financial need or have educational loans that do not exceed the cost of attendance as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.