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Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing

Offered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 29, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$1,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Application deadline:

February 29, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing is open to students majoring in the creative writing field who have demonstrated creative writing ability. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate a passion for creative writing, be graduating high school seniors or be graduates of a public or private high school in San Mateo County or Santa Clara County, and be planning to enroll or be currently enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student. United States citizens and eligible non-citizens may apply. If you’re a Northern Californian high school senior or soon-to-be graduate with a passion for creative writing, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make their region and world a better place for all.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Citizenship

US Citizens

Academic Interest

Literature/English/Writing

Other Category

Low Income

State

California

County

San Mateo County, Santa Clara County

Miscellaneous

Applicants with an interest in Creative Writing are also eligible

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Silicon Valley Community Foundation at https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/contact-us.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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