While this is not the Foundation’s focus, we manage the following scholarships as a service to our students and the individuals who created them. Funds donated to these scholarships are managed separately from donations to any of the Foundation’s programs.
All donations to the Foundation, including those to “Managed Scholarships to Graduating Seniors,” are tax deductible. The Foundation is a California nonprofit corporation with tax-exempt status under the California State Franchise Tax Board and under IRS rule 501(c)(3) — Tax ID #94-2907804.
PLEASE NOTE: Every donation of $250 or more will be acknowledged in the manner it which it was sent. If mailed to us, an acknowledgement letter will be mailed in reply. If the donation is made online, an email acknowledgement will be sent. For donations less than $250 we will send an acknowledgement by request only. This acknowledgement policy complies with IRS rules and helps minimize our costs and maximize the benefit to our students.
AVID Senior Scholarships
Nick Ferentinos Scholarship
Tim Shannon Memorial Scholarship
The Robert L. Gomez Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2010 to honor the memory and legacy of distinguished Cupertino High School Music Teacher Bob Gomez, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating Cupertino High music student interested in continuing his/her music studies in college.
Andrew Segal Memorial Scholarship
Andrew Segal, who graduated from Monta Vista High School in 2007, died in March 2009 while attending the University of Arizona. He was working toward a BFA in musical theater. This fund was established by his parents and friends to carry on Andrew’s dream by helping students from the Fremont Union High School District who will pursue acting and musical theater studies at the college level.