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Opportunity Scholarships: Helping Youth Pursue Their Passions, One Activity at a Time

Youth are molded by their opportunities to learn new skills and pursue their interests, and through these experiences they gather important tools. In an effort to support this, PVF has teamed up with a San Francisco foundation to create the … Continue reading

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The Charles and Connie Meng Vocational Grant Program Helps Students Chase their Dreams

Coming into its fifteenth year, PVF’s Charles and Connie Meng Vocational Grant Program continues to make an impact throughout the community. The scholarship program was established in 1998 to provide financial support to Alameda County community college students who are … Continue reading

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Where’s James? Talking About Scholarships For Low-Income Youth with QuestBridge’s David Hunter

Here is a thorny question: how does one encourage bright students from low-income backgrounds to apply to top tier universities? To learn about the issue, I visited David Hunter of QuestBridge, an organization that is working to tackle the issue … Continue reading

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