Become a PCF Scholar

Join The Peninsula College Fund Family

The 2022 application process in now open and will close February 11th, 2022. 

As a PCF scholar, you will receive $3,000 per year, renewable for four years (total of $12,000) as long as you remain in good standing in our program. In addition, you will be paired with a mentor through your college career, required to attend college and career workshops, and you will receive internship support.


  • Be a current graduating senior attending a high school in the San Mateo or Santa Clara County.
  • Minimum 2.8-3.8 cumulative unweighted GPA (9th grade through 1st term of senior year)
  • Documented financial need
  • Plan to attend a four-year accredited college/university beginning Fall 2022   
  • First-generation college student
  • Undocumented and AB 540 students are eligible to apply

We look for talented students with outstanding academic potential, who value mentoring, and are motivated to contribute to their community and/or family.