Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Up to $10,000 annually, non-renewable.
Up to 30 awards offered annually.
The Ruppert Educational Grant Program was established through a trust and bequest agreement by Ralph Hale Ruppert and Lenore Martha Ruppert, in memory of their mothers. The program is designed to give aid to young people who have financial need and are willing to help themselves. Preference is given to late-bloomers, students who show academic promise and improvement during their high school years, but are unlikely to receive other scholarships because of their low grade point averages. Students must demonstrate community involvement over a period of several years and be able provide evidence of partial self-support (e.g., savings from summer jobs, part-time work, etc.).
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.