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We Make College Possible

We provide game-changing college counseling,
crowdfunded scholarships, and
guidance through graduation.

Our model champions
low-income, first-generation college students.

Our Students Succeed
Find Your Match

Each year,we award
$300,000 in scholarships
matched to donors.

Get Involved

Our students have beat the odds and are college-bound but have one final barrier: tuition.
On average, a gap of just $2,700 separates them from their dreams of higher education.
Contribute to a scholarship to help close that gap and follow your scholar’s academic journey!

  • Juan Avila

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    Dream School:

    Amherst College

    Career Goal:

    Doctor



    Scholarship Goal: $4,674

  • Andrea Delgadillo

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    College:

    Cal Lutheran Univ

    Career Goal:

    Nonprofit CEO



    Scholarship Goal: $6,000

  • Travis Greer

    Hometown:

    San Bruno, CA

    Dream School:

    US Air Force Academy

    Career Goal:

    Doctor



    Scholarship Goal: $2,442

  • Xiu Ying Li Yu

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    College:

    UC Berkeley

    Career Goal:

    Business Manager



    Scholarship Goal: $500

  • Ivan Garcia

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    College:

    Maharishi Univ of Mgmt

    Career Goal:

    Mayor of San Francisco



    Scholarship Goal: $5,790

  • Katherine Kuang

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    College:

    Boston College

    Career Goal:

    Doctor



    Scholarship Goal: $2,185

  • Winny Chan

    Hometown:

    San Francisco, CA

    College:

    University of the Pacific

    Career Goal:

    Pharmacist



    Scholarship Goal: $6,000

  • Andy Xie

    Hometown: 

    San Francisco, CA

    College: 

    Ohio Wesleyan Univ

    Career Goal:

    Scientist



    Scholarship Goal: $6,000

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For Students

ScholarMatch provides free college counseling resources and services for aspiring college students from low-income families.

Use the ScholarMatcher, our free tool to help you build your college application list and find the perfect school for you. Start by checking out the User Guide to learn all about its features!

Access our online resources and discover opportunities that can help get you on the path to college.

Visit our college resource center in San Francisco’s Mission District to get 1-on-1 help with applications, test preparation classes, financial aid advising, and more.

The ScholarMatcher

The ScholarMatcher helps you create a college application list from exceptional schools across the country.

About ScholarMatch

Founded by author and educator Dave Eggers in 2010, ScholarMatch works to connect students and the community to make college possible.

We envision a world where all students have access to higher education and the opportunity to succeed in a fulfilling career. ScholarMatch is a physical and virtual center that matches underserved students with donors, resources, colleges, and professional networks.

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