Non-SMC Scholarships

Private organizations and corporations offer a variety of scholarships, which can be used to fund your education at Saint Mary's.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study.
    • Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship: $500

- Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA, BS, MS, PhD) in one of the many fields of science
     ~ Science can include (but is not limited to): Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, Zoology, etc.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship: $500

- Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences.

- Minimum 3.0 GPA

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship: $500

- Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline
- Minimum 2.5 GPA

     

    Latinos in Technology Scholarship

    • Must be of Latino or Hispanic origin (as defined by U.S. Census Bureau)
    • Have a declared major in and been accepted into a STEM program
    • Current college students entering their junior or senior year at a 4-year undergraduate college or university in the 2020 - 2021 academic school year and planning to enroll on a full-time or part-time basis. Preference will be given to full-time and rising junior students.
    • Current community college students transferring to a 4-year undergraduate college or university in the 2020 - 2021 academic school year and planning to enroll on a full-time or part-time basis. Preference will be given to full-time students and students with sufficient course credits to be classified as a rising junior (60 semester units or 90 quarter units).
    • Graduate of a high school in the following Northern California counties: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County and Yolo County;
      • OR, a Graduate of a high school not in the above counties, but enrolled at a college/university within the 11 listed counties.
    • Minimum cumulative college grade point average of 3.0
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible non-citizens include United States legal residents and students who have obtained Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

     

    The National Society of Leadership and Success 

    This two-semester, paid leadership internship is for students of any major who want to develop real world skills in management, budgeting, communication, public speaking, marketing, and event planning. Reporting to a Student Program Director at our National Office, your role as an intern is to source and manage a team of student leaders to effectively plan a series of life-changing events on your campus. These responsibilities range from recruiting an advisor and executive board to researching and submitting any necessary paperwork to become a registered student organization or become affiliated with a specific department. The successful candidate will have strong communication and leadership skills. This internship is conducted on campus and open to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors only.
     

    • Incoming undergraduate college freshman, sophomore and junior students.
    • Minimum of 2.5 overall GPA
    • Demonstrated leadership experience or abilities
    • Your campus does not currently host a National Society chapter (SMC does not)
    • The Internship Program is flexible and can be planned around your class schedule. It requires approximately 7-10 hours per week.

     

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    • for current or former residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties