Assistance League® of Diablo Valley began offering scholarships in 1999. One of eight philanthropic programs, Scholarships provides financial aid to qualifying high school students, community college students, as well as foster youth in the Contra Costa community who are planning to enter a community college, a four year university, or a vocational school in the fall of 2014. Applicants must demonstrate the need for financial aid and a desire to further their education, maintain a specified grade point average, participate in campus life, be hands-on involved in community service, and provide a timeline for academic and career goals. The deadlines that follow are firm; no exceptions.
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS: For students completing their final term at Contra
Costa College, Diablo Valley College, or Los Medanos College and transferring
to a four-year college or university. Application Deadline:
February 28, 2014
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS: For seniors graduating from any high school in Contra Costa County and entering a two-year or four-year college. Application Deadline: March 14, 2014
FOSTER YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS: For current or former dependents of the court in the foster care program of Contra Costa County eligible to attend a two-year college, four-year college, or accredited vocational school. Application Deadline: March 21, 2014.
For more information and application forms, please visit this website: diablovalley.assistanceleague.org