Taylor & Don Hall Scholarship Fund

The Taylor & Don Hall Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the academic pursuits of high-achieving local high school students with a strong interest in Integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (iSTEM). The Halls have been long-term supporters of PCF, and Don currently serves on PCF’s Investment Committee. “We wanted to further a student’s education in…

Josephine de Karman Trust Fellowship Endowment

The Josephine de Karman Trust Fellowship Endowment was created by the Josephine de Karman Trust to provide fellowships to help graduate students complete their PhD dissertations. The Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore von Karman* in memory of his sister, Josephine, who died in 1951 in Pasadena….

The Margie & Robert E. Petersen Scholarship Endowment for Transition Age Foster Youth

The Robert and Margie Petersen Scholarship Endowment for Transition Age Foster Youth was established in late 2021 to provide financial support for Transitional Age Foster Youth (or TAY) pursuing career and technical education/vocational training in the Pasadena and Los Angeles regions. Based on extensive research and community collaboration, the Petersen Scholars Program leverages education advocates,…

The Hummingbird Endowment for the Arts

Jennifer Lauren Miller Higley shaped her short life by caring for causes greater than herself and fully experiencing the brilliance of human expression. Whether that meant championing social equality and women’s rights, visiting museums and exhibitions weekly, teaching the art of ikebana, or sharing her love of film, music, and art with her friends and family,…

The Sukraw Endowment Fund

The Sukraw Endowment Fund supports Swim With Mike Foundation scholarship recipients as selected by the Swim with Mike Foundation Board and/or Scholarship Selection Committee. Created December 2020