Scholarship Application

New Scholarship Application Period: November 28 - February 5Remember to submit your application and all requested documents before the deadline.

San Francisco Achievers offers 2- and 4-year college scholarships for graduating seniors who are African American young men attending San Francisco public high schools.


  • College-ready cumulative GPA (2.5 or higher)
  • Attending a 2- or 4-year accredited college or university full-time in the fall semester following their high school graduation


Students attending a 4-year institution receive $4,500 per school year. Students attending a 2-year institution will receive up to $2,250 per school year, until they transfer to a 4-year institution, at which time they will be eligible for the $4,500 award per school year. In addition to scholarships, scholars are matched with a mentor and have access to other resources designed to support them on their college journey and beyond.

Once in college, scholarships can be renewed based on specific eligibility requirements. To learn more about scholarship renewals, please click here.

If you have questions regarding this scholarship or application, please email your San Francisco Achievers contact or reach out to us at You can also reach us by phone at 415-872-9986 X4.

To apply, please complete all sections of this application form and upload all required documents.

*Note that some sections will require information from your parent/guardian, so consult them and obtain any missing information before beginning.

Please have the essay prompt ready to upload. Please note that your application will not be complete until the essay is received.

Please have your letter of recommendation ready to upload or you can email them to Please note that your application will not be complete until all additional documents are received.

A complete application includes the following materials (Additional information on the required attachments can be found in Section 7: Attachments of this form):

  • San Francisco Achievers Scholarship Application
  • 1 Essay 
  • 1 Letters of Recommendation
  • High School Transcript

***Incomplete or missing materials will jeopardize consideration for this award.

San Francisco Achievers Scholarship Application