Foothill Angel Sierra Memorial Scholarship

For 35 years, Angel Sierra was a counselor and professor of mathematics, chemistry and physics at Foothill College. He touched the lives of thousands of students and inspired all who knew him.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Applicant must have successfully completed Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 1B at Foothill College, or must be enrolled in Chemistry 1B at the time of application.

2. At the time of application AND at the time the scholarship is awarded, applicant must be an active member of either EOPS (Extended Opportunity Program and Services) or the Pass The Torch program at Foothill College.

3. Applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 units at Foothill College at both the time of the scholarship deadline and disbursement of scholarship funds.

4. Applicant’s cumulative Foothill GPA must be a 2.50 or higher.

5. Financial need will be considered: Applicant must file a current academic year’s financial aid application (the FAFSA at for U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, or the California Dream Act Application at for undocumented students who qualify for AB540 status) at least one week prior to the scholarship application deadline by 4:00pm. NOTE: Undocumented students who do not qualify for AB540 status should contact the Financial Aid Office for guidance about completing a financial aid application.

Friends and Family of Angel Sierra
$750 (2 awards available)
Foothill College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you either successfully complete Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 1B at Foothill College, OR are you currently enrolled in Chemistry 1B at Foothill?
  2. Are you an active peer mentor/tutor at Pass The Torch, or are you currently receiving services from EOPS?
  3. Do you live OR work in Mountain View, CA?
  4. Please upload a copy of your current unofficial grade transcript from Foothill College.