Students Rising Above Scholarship

In addition to ACFPA scholarships, there are many other scholarships available out there. You will find links to some of these scholarships at the bottom of our Scholarship page.

Students Rising Above (SRA) is now accepting scholarships for High School Juniors graduating in Spring 2024. SRA empowers students facing systemic barriers to define and find success through education, career, and in life. Selected students will receive mentoring support, financial assistance, and college and career guidance. The goal of the Rising Stars Program is to provide students with the individualized support they need to be successful. 

Program Requirements include the following:

  • Must currently be a Junior in High School
  • Low income or living on government assistance
  • High School Senior in 2023-2024 school year
  • Committed to earning a college education
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Must live within the nine-county Bay Area
  • All students are eligible to apply, regardless of their immigration or citizenship status.

Here is the link to the application:

The application deadline is March 4th, 2023 at 11:59pm. Students will likely need a letter of recommendation.

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