- Pinole Valley High School
Scholarships, Support and More
Exploring Where you Might like to Go for College:
Find out about College Fairs in the area that you can attend:
Colleges That Change Lives www.ctcl.org
SAT and ACT Support:
We highly recommend Khan Academy - www.khanacademy.org. You can link your PSAT/SAT scores in your College Board account to Khan Academy and they will create a personalized study plan for you!
Also, there is:
Sports Eligibility Information:
Financial Aid Resources
- Fast Web: www.fastweb.com is one of the most popular scholarship matching sites.
- College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search
- Unigo: www.unigo.com
- CollegeXpress: www.collegexpress.com
- Scholarship Advisor: www.scholarshipadvisor.com
- www.studentscholarshipsearch.com: Its matching tool helps connect your qualifications and
interests with available scholarships.
- College Greenlight: www.collegegreenlight.com for first-generation & underrepresented students
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund: www.hsf.net
- Undocumented Students: http://e4fc.org/resources/scholarshiplists.html
- Black College Expo: www.thecollegeexpo.org
- United Negro College Fund: www.uncf.org
- Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF): www.maldef.org
- Questbridge: www.questbridge.com, offers two types of scholarships: “College Prep” for
juniors to attend a summer program on a college campus and receive college application
support, and “College Match” for seniors to receive funds to pay for college application fees.
- The Ed Fund: www.edfundwest.org, The Ed Fund in West Contra Costa County offers college
scholarship opportunities and their website also lists local scholarships.
- Richmond Promise: www.richmondpromise.org, Richmond Promise offers scholarships to Richmond residents
- Individual College Websites: If you are interested in a particular college, check under their
financial aid section to see if they also offer scholarships. Find out if you will need to submit a
separate application or will you be considered just by applying to the school?
- Ask friends and family members if scholarships are available through their place of employment.
- Find out if local chapters of Rotary, Lions or Kiwanis Clubs offer scholarships.