Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship

$5,350

May 15, 2018

Awards Available: 5

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) is a 501c3, and its mission is to support the higher education goals of learning disabled students in Sacramento by offering multi-year scholarship monies to assist with community college expenses.

    The PCF scholarship program assists eligible students with documented learning disabilities who demonstrate academic promise, plan to enroll at a PCF partner institution and meet the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) criteria. The award monies support students specifically with purchasing books and prescription glasses, as well as covering health, student center, parking permit and Universal Transit Pass fees.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending community college in the fall with a course load of at least 8 credits
    -Plan on enrolling at Sierra College or the Los Rios Community College District (American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges)
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
    -Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder alone is not considered to be a learning disability; eligible candidates with AD/HD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability
    -Provide a signed letter of reference from a teacher, high school counselor, principal of present high school or extracurricular activity leader
    -Be a United States citizen
    -Submit an application with all required paperwork in one package, postmarked before the deadline date; any incomplete or late applications will be disqualified

    The award monies support students specifically with purchasing books and prescription glasses, as well as covering health, student center, parking permit and Universal Transit Pass fees. PCF offers ongoing funding for up to 3 years for students seeking associate, technical and vocational degrees who maintain an 8 to 12 unit enrollment status and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. For associate degree students who successfully transfer to a four-year institution, after 3 years at community college, a one-time $2,000 tuition scholarship is remitted. Once awarded a PCF scholarship, it is a year-round support program that can total up to $5,350 over a three-year period.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • admin@pineconefoundation.org

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Berkeley Battling for Release of Luis Mora

January 9, 2018

by Susan Dutca

The University of California, Berkeley is working to end the detention of one of its undocumented students who was detained by the Department of Homeland Security after allegedly overstaying his visa. The university's chancellor and student activists are keen on "taking all appropriate actions to support the student's interests so that he may continue his studies and his life as a valued member of [the] community." [...]

Drexel Prof Resigns One Year After "White Genocide" Tweet

January 2, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A Drexel University Professor who tweeted, "All I want for Christmas is white genocide," recently resigned after a year of "enduring unrelenting harassment and death threats for his controversial tweets." According to Professor Ciccariello-Maher, the tweet was meant to be satirical, stating that white genocide is an "imaginary concept" used by the far right to scare white people. [...]

New Year, New You, New Scholarships in 2018

January 1, 2018

by Susan Dutca

What better time to start afresh than in the New Year? Make it your New Year's resolution to win scholarships for college in 2018. To help you get a head start on your 2018 scholarship search and scholarship application process, we've made a list scholarships in 2018. Remember to also log in and check your scholarship matches often for even more scholarship opportunities. Here's a look at your first scholarships in 2018: [...]