San Mateo Union High School District Scholarship Opportunities List

  • Note: The inclusion of a program in these listings is not an endorsement or recommendation by Mills. Students and parents should closely research programs. Please visit websites for most updated details.

    If you have any questions regarding scholarships, ask the College & Career Advisor for more information. You must be the initiator to pick up applications and follow through. Deadlines are NOT flexible, so watch for important dates. 

    Click here to view all scholarship opportunities: 
    Please be informed that the 2019 Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Northern California (JCCNC) Scholarship is now accepting applications.

    Scholarship applications must be received at the JCCNC office by Friday, May 24th. 2019. Applications must be completed in full and will not be considered if any information is missing.  Interviews for finalists will be conducted in early June and announcements of awardees will be made in mid-June 2019.  *Dates are subject to change.*

    San Mateo Credit Union has opened up their 2019 Educational Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. This year they are awarding 2- $3,000 awards. 

    Applications are due March 15th.  Details can be found at

    GPA requirement is 3.0 and student must be in an accredited college or technical school for the Fall 2019.


    Would you like to earn your pilot's license this summer?  The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program provides high school juniors all the necessary ground and flight training during the summer.  At the end of the summer, students are ready to take the flight test to become private pilots.  This fantastic program takes place in San Carlos.  For more information, please see Ms. Delbon in the Career Center.
    Students Rising Above is looking for HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS GRADUATING in spring 2020, who have demonstrated strength of  character in the face of challenging odds, and dream of a college education.  Selected students come from low-income households and are rising above tremendous difficulties and succeeding in school and in life despite their circumstances at home.  These difficulties may include poverty, neglect, violence, addiction, and homelessness. 
    Students will be selected to receive mentoring support, financial assistance, and career guidance from Students Rising Above.  Their goal is to provide students with the individualized support they need to be successful in college and in life.  
    For more information, please see the Mills website or Mrs. Delbon in the Career Center.
    If you are a graduating senior who lives in San Bruno, you are eligible to apply for generous "fullride scholarships" that can be renewed each year that you are in college.  For those who will enroll in community college, there is a $5,000 scholarship ($2,500 for two years).  For those who will enroll in a four year college program, there is a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 per year for up to 4 years).  Scholarship awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, required supplies, room and board, and transportation.  
    For full scholarship guidelines, visit  Questions?  Email or call (650) 763-0775.