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Scholarships

Helping dreams to come true

 

external transfer scholarship opportunities

 

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship $10,000 02/03/18

The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund each spring awards a number of two-year scholarships of $5,000 per year to students who transfer in the fall or spring following the award from Contra Costa County community colleges to junior standing in four-year accredited institutions.

 

TO QUALIFY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST:

  1. Belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system, principally African-Americans; Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish speaking cultures; Native Americans; and Pacific Islanders.
  2. Be enrolled for the fall semester prior to the award (or have completed your course work within the past year) at Diablo Valley, Contra Costa, or Los Medanos Colleges. Applicants may not be currently enrolled nor intend to enroll before next June in a four-year college or university.
  3. Be eligible (have sufficient and proper units) to transfer to a four-year institution with junior standing for the next fall term (or at the latest the next spring term) following the award.
  4. Provide evidence of financial need.
  5. Complete and submit on time the application with required attachments. If selected for interview, you MUST attend the Saturday morning Selection Committee interviews in the spring.

 

To complete Kennedy-King scholarship applications, eligible students in the three Contra Costa Community Colleges will need to download the following four documents:

 

  1. Letter & Instructions: The letter from the Selection Committee sets forth the qualifications students must meet to be eligible to apply for a Kennedy-King scholarship. The instructions provide the information needed to complete the application.
  2. Application: This is the application students must complete.
  3. Counselor’s Verification: The student’s community college counselor must complete this verification of the student’s readiness to transfer to a four-year college with junior standing.
  4. Personal Reference Form: This form will be used by the student’s three references to express their views on the suitability of the student for a Kennedy-King scholarship. (You will need three of these).

 

Application and essay workshops are available. Please select the "Workshop" tab on the left.

Community College Students Scholarship Up to $4,000 03/30/18

 

Assistance League of Diablo Valley is offering scholarships to full-time students currently attending a Contra Costa County community college who will be transferring, as a junior, to a four-year college or university.  Scholarships will be awarded in two equal payments, half for the first term and half for the second term.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

For more information and to apply visit: Assistance League Scholarships

CAL RTA Diablo Vista Scholarship $5,000 02/01/18

The purpose of the CalRTA – 52 Diablo Vista Scholarship Foundation is to provide needed financial support to graduating Los Medanos College or Diablo Valley College students transferring to junior status in a four-year accredited institution Fall 2018.

To qualify for a CalRTA – 52 Diablo Vista Scholarship you must be:

For more information and to apply, click here: CalRTA - Diablo Vista Scholarship Application and Reference Form

Blackhawk Women's Scholarship Fund varies 03/18/18

Qualifications:

Applicants for BWSF must fulfill the following criteria:

Female, residing in Contra Costa County

Have at least a 3.5 unweighted GPA

Be active in community service

Be in need of financial aid

A graduating High School senior, or Junior College student ready to transfer who will be attending a 4-year college/university in the fall

 

For more information and to apply visit: Blackhawk Women's Scholarship Fund

Charles & Jo Lupsha Memorial Scholarship 2 @ $5,000 03/29/18

Assistance League of Diablo Valley shall provide funding for a scholarship to be paid in two installments to help cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipient must be a full-time student, remain in school to complete each term following receipt of a scholarship payment and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.8 each semester. All scholarship information is confidential.

TO CONTINUE YOUR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

 

CRITERIA
• Full time student admitted to an accredited 4-year college
• Minimum 2 years of college credits
• Financial need
• Minimum grade point average of 2.8
• Resident of Contra Costa County, CA
• Previous recipient of Assistance League of Diablo Valley scholarship not eligible

 

For more information and to apply visit: Assistance League of Diablo Valley

 

Future Teachers Scholarship $1,000 03/29/18

Assistance League of Diablo Valley shall provide funding for a scholarship to be paid in two installments per year to help cover tuition, books and supplies. A recipient must be a full-time student, remain in school to complete each term following receipt of a scholarship payment and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 each term. All scholarship information is confidential.

 

Requirements for Application:

1. A student attending, or transferring from, a community college pursuing a K-5 teaching credential.

2. Applications MUST BE RECEIVED in the Assistance League office by March 29, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will NOT be considered.

 

For more information and to apply visit: Assistance League of Diablo Valley

 

Golden1 Credit Union Scholarships Up to $5,000 01/31/18

As part of our ongoing effort to invest in California's future leaders, Golden 1 offers a college scholarship program for our members and their dependents who exhibit excellence in academics, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship awards:

In order to be eligible you must:

Applications will be open on October 16, 2017 and will close on January 31, 2018.

You can find the application at www.golden1.com/scholarships