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If you are graduating from high school and planning to go to college, there are a number of scholarship opportunities out there for you. Silicon Valley Education Foundation wants you to know of a couple of more opportunities. Continuing your education past high school is important and our partners want to help.

Meadows Neighborhood Scholarship

Scholarships are available for qualified students attending Yerba Buena High School or Andrew Hill High School in San Jose, California. Thanks to the generosity of Bertha and Carl Ward, these scholarships of $500-$1500 will be awarded annually to the most qualified students in need of financial aid to support their academic career.


  1. Applicant must be a graduating High School senior attending college the following academic year and living in the attendance area of Yerba Buena High School or Andrew Hill High School in San Jose, California.
  2. Applications for the (2014-2015) Meadows Neighborhood Scholarship are now open. Deadline for all application materials is April 15, 2014.
  3. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, supplies, or other expenses as seen fit by Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
  4. Scholarships must be spent within the 2014-2015 school year. Applicants may reapply for the scholarship the following year.
  5. Previous recipients may reapply for the scholarship.
  6. Completed applications must be submitted electronically to Bob Nichols at or mailed to Silicon Valley Education Foundation, 1400 Parkmoor Ave, Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95126.
  7. Apply now by downloading the application - available as a Microsoft Word file.

Download a flyer for more information about the Meadows Neighborhood Scholarship opportunity to distribute to your students who are attending college in the Fall.

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If you are a student at Yerba Buena or Andrew Hill High School, you may be eligible for the Meadows Neighborhood Scholarship. Learn more about this opportunity.