MFEI Scholarship- Due March 2nd


1) Oakland Unified high school seniors (district or charter)

2) Black young men graduating high school in any of the 9 Bay Area counties

3) Pleasanton Unified high school seniors

4) Children of Port of Oakland Employees

5) former MFEI scholars currently in college


Awards are made to students attending a community college, vocational/trade school or 4-year college / university. No GPA requirement.


Application requires the following:

· Student Aid Report** from their 2018-19 FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application (**DACA, permanent residency or citizenship not required)

· School Transcript

· Community Engagement Essay (250-300 words) - for high school applicants only

· Personal Statement (750 words)

· Letter of Recommendation (some awards require 2 letters)


DEADLINE: March 2, 2018

Amount: Scholarships range from $500 - $5000


SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: We are also seeking community members (local or elsewhere) to review and score these scholarship applications virtually in April. If interested, please visit:

Please contact if you or your students have any questions regarding this opportunity or if you would like to request a presentation for your school, class or program.