Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Bay area resident (Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties represent the eligible counties)
  • Accepted to 4 year public or private institution
  • This scholarship targets Latin@s only
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be a high school senior or undergraduate who plans to enroll FULL-TIME at a U.S. accredited four-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • 2 personal references (see application pull-down for reference tab with guidance on submission of references)
  • Must meet the financial need requirement.  Financial Need will be determined by the following forms which must be submitted along with the applicants references and completed application form.

    FASFA – SAR (student aid report)

  • If you cannot submit a FASFA – SAR for any reason, you must submit your own statement of financial resources available from your parents, guardians and other financial aid resources
  • Completed application form submitted by the current year deadline.
  • Finalists must participate in 30-45 minute face to face interview with the Steve Tirado Family Scholarship evaluation committee.