Adult Education Mentoring and Scholarships

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce created the Education Foundation to help support student and adult education through scholarships, mentoring and leadership development programs.  

Our programs are directed specifically to people who live and work in Mountain View.  

Our Programs

The mission of Scholarship Mountain View, (SMV) is to enable hard-working, dedicated students who have demonstrated:

  • academic success
  • the ability to overcome obstacles
  • a passion for serving others
  • a drive to be a person of impact on their world and beyond

to reach their goal of higher education.  

Here is how you can qualify for a Scholarship:

  • Must be a Mountain View, California resident
  • Must be a Senior attending one of our local high schools
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5
  • Service: Applicant participates in projects and activities outside the realm of work and formal education or shows a willingness to serve his or her school, friends, family or community
  • Goals & Objectives: Applicant demonstrates that they are developing a sense of purpose in their present life, as well as for the future by setting goals and objectives focused on a career path
  • Financial Need: financial need is considered in deciding between two equally qualified applicants 

                           Apply Here

LMV is designed to connect Mountain View community members, enhance their leadership skills, and inspire them to be active and informed community leaders.

LMV is for you if you live or work in Mountain View and want to:

  • Expand your professional network
  • Enhance your leadership style
  • Activate your passion to serve

Monthly Program Days are on Fridays and run from   September through May

Our Leadership Mountain View program started in 1990 and has nearly 700 alumni.  Our graduates have found ways to serve their community through civic, corporate  and community leadership roles including: Mayors, City Council members, CEOs, Vice Presidents, Executive Directors and Community advocates and activists

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