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Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing

  • Website Address
  • http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/bobett...
  • Contact
  • Lisa Alvarez
  • Address
  • 2440 South El Camino Real
  • Ste. 300
  • Mountain View, CA 94040
  • Email Address
  • scholarships@siliconvalletcf.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 24, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • This scholarship was created in 1995 to honor the late Bobette Bibo Gugliotta, author of several books, including Katzimo: Mysterious Mesa; Pigboat 39, about a World War II submarine; and Women of Mexico: The Consecrated and the Commoners, 1519-1900. In 1930, when she was 11 years old, Mrs. Gugliotta wrote a story about a mouse who later became Mickey! Mrs. Gugliotta married U.S. Navy Ensign Guy F. Gugliotta in 1940. They lived in several cities in the United States and Latin America before retiring to the Peninsula in 1962. Her family and friends remember her as wife, mother, hostess and one who was "never bored, never tired, always curious."

    Eligibility:
    -Demonstrates passion for creative writing (two writing samples are required with student's application)
    -Currently a graduating senior or graduate of a public or private high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County
    -Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a 4 year college or university as a full-time student
    -United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and AB 540 students)

    For more information and to apply, visit the Silcon Valley Community Foundation website.

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