About the Scholarship

Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship is licensed by Pine Cone Foundation. This foundation is a 501c3 organization that awards multi-year scholarships to students with documented learning disabilities across the state of California who aspire to attend community college.

This scholarship was established in 2015 on the memory of a family member who passed away. This award is for disability students who are pursuing their careers in the community college of California.

This award also is given to students who are financially not stable or week. 


How to apply for this Scholarship?

  • Candidates must produce their financial need certificate eligible for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW). 

  • After this who will qualify for this scholarship will be got a message via email before June and a 30-minute interview time will be set up.

  •  PCF will conduct interviews.

  • PCF will contact the chosen candidates who will be selected for the scholarship.

  • FAFSA certificate mandatory 

  • Candidates must request a reference letter from a school counselor, teacher, principal or extracurricular activity leader

  • Applicants must proceed with their Specific Learning Disability (SLD) documentation.


Amount Awarded for the Scholarship:

  • The awarded amount for this scholarship is $1783 to $5350.

  • This award is non-renewable

  • Annually 5 award can be given to the eligible candidate


Deadline for the Scholarship:

The applications are to be presented before the end of April 14, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the Pine Cone Foundation website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen of U.S.

  • The applicant must be a California resident.

  • The applicant must be a graduating high school senior.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in CA with a course load of 8+ credits at a community college.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • The applicant may have current documentation of a specific learning disability (SLD).