STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-2024 ARE AVAILABLE NOW

In 2022 Assistance League Diablo Valley has awarded over
$206,000 to 53 Young Adults.

Helping Students To Achieve Their Educational Goals

This philanthropic program of Assistance League Diablo Valley aids students with college expenses based upon their need, school/community activities and grade point average.  Applicants must be residents of Contra Costa County, California.

We award scholarships to graduating high school seniors applying to four-year colleges/universities, to community college students transferring with junior-level status to four-year colleges/universities, and to current and former foster youth applying to four-year colleges/universities, community colleges, or vocational training programs.

Recipients of any of our scholarships may not be a chapter member, including Assisteens®, relative of a chapter member, or an employee of Assistance League Diablo Valley.

Review the information below to see if you qualify.  When applications become available in the fall, download the application that is right for you and complete it along with any other required documentation.

Note to Applicants:
We have received requests for fill-in enabled applications so we will provided one for each scholarship.  If you would like to use the fill-in application, a best practice is to download it, and save it to your computer before completing it. Then print the completed application and mail it as directed.  Some computer operating systems and settings, and older versions of MSWord may make the document behave poorly. Also, the fill-in document will not work on a smart phone, and may not work on a tablet.  In that case we’ve also provided a pdf version of the application to download, print and complete, and mail as directed.

– Community College Scholarship

Up to $4,000 award to full-time community college student transferring in the fall of the current academic year as a junior to a 4-year college or university. Financial need.  Minimum gpa 3.0. Academic achievements, school activities, community involvement, employment, special circumstances considered. Resident of Contra Costa County.

2023-2024 COMMUNITY COLLEGE CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT

2023-2024 COMMUNITY COLLEGE CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF


– Lisa Parker Hurst High School Scholarship

Must attend College Park, Concord, Mt. Diablo, Pittsburg, or Ygnacio Valley High School in Contra Costa County, CA. Up to $2,500 awarded to a graduating high school senior entering an accredited four-year college. 2.8 – 3.5 grade point average is required on official transcript and must have financial need.

2023-2024 LISA PARKER HURST CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT 

2023-2024 LISA PARKER HURST CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF


– High School Scholarship

Up to $6,000 given to graduating high school senior entering a 4-year college.  Financial need. Academic achievements, school activities, community involvement, employment, special circumstances considered.  Minimum gpa 3.0.  Resident of Contra Costa County.  Only complete applications including one school recommendation, one community recommendation, a financial report and a personal statement will be considered.

2023-2024 HIGH SCHOOL CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT

2023-2024 HIGH SCHOOL CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF


– Return to School Scholarship

Up to $4,000 will be awarded to a returning student.  Student must be a high school graduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA or a GED recipient, planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited community college or vocational school.  Applicant may also be transferring to a 4-year school from a community college.  Must be a non-traditional student or a re-entry student who has significantly delayed enrollment in an academic institution or has significant gaps in their educational path.

2023-2024 RETURN TO SCHOOL CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT

2023-2024 RETURN TO SCHOOL CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF


– Foster Youth Scholarship

This scholarship offers awards up to $4,000 to current or former dependents of the court in the foster care program (1) of Contra Costa County and living in that county or elsewhere, or (2) of another county and living in Contra Costa County. High school graduates, G.E.D. recipients, or other students eligible to attend or enrolled in an accredited four-year college, community college or vocational school, or community college graduates transferring to an accredited four-year college or university. 

2023-2024 FOSTER YOUTH CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT

2023-2024 FOSTER YOUTH CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF


– Spotlight on You Scholarship

Up to $4,000 awarded to vocational or career technology educational program students. A renewable award to complete their education.  Financial need.  Minimum gpa 2.5.

2023-2024 SPOTLIGHT ON YOU CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – WORD DOCUMENT 

2022-2023 SPOTLIGHT ON YOU CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF