Crain Educational Grants Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 21

Awarded By

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Award Amount

Up to 5,000 annually, non-renewable. Recipients may reapply each year.


Up to 10 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

This program was established in 1987 in memory of Dr. R. Carter Crain and Mildred E. Crain. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable high school graduates to pursue courses of study that they would otherwise be unable to follow due to limited financial means. The selection committee looks for academic promise, documented perseverance in activities outside the classroom, the quality of the personal statement, and personal characteristics such as honesty, good judgment and community service. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Students may apply for both the Crain Educational Grant Program and the Hazel Reed Scholarship Program, but may receive only one of these scholarships.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Silicon Valley Community Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: two letters of recommendation (th ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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