Youth Scholarship Program

The City of Milpitas believes that helping students achieve their goals is important to the well-being of its youth and to the overall enrichment of the community. The purpose of the Youth Scholarship Program is to allow low-income Milpitas resident youth to submit a request for funding assistance for academic improvement, community service, participation in the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC), and participation in youth sports.


In addition to a timely and complete application, the Youth Scholarship applicant must demonstrate the following:

  1. Applicant must reside in Milpitas and be enrolled in a Milpitas School
  2. Applicant household income must fall within HUD Low-Income Limits for Santa Clara County
  3. Applicant must meet eligibility requirements for each funding area(s) they submit applications for

Scholarship-Exclusive Qualifications

  1. Academic Improvement Scholarship
  2. Community Service Scholarship
  3. Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Scholarship
  4. Youth Sports Scholarship
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior with acceptance to a higher education institution.
  • Applicant must have had a semester with a GPA not lower than 2.5 and not higher than 2.8 and have improved their GPA by at least 0.5-grade points over a period of no more than three semesters up to and including the last completed semester at the time of scholarship application.
  • Applicant can request funds to assist with Higher Education Tuition and/or Education Materials (i.e. books, laptops)


Applicants should review and understand the scholarship program policy for eligibility, required documents, and scholarship recipient responsibilities.

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact Recreation and Community Services Staff at 408-586-3210.