Our Scholarship Program: Our focus is on higher education.
This year, over $181,000 was awarded to 52 young adults.
Our scholarships program 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. Pictured: Socoro Tamayo-Perez, scholarships awardee on her way to San Jose State University.
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 graduates of the Contra Costa County Independent Living Skills Program applying to four-year colleges/universities, community colleges, or vocational training programs. We also award funds to elementary teachers in selected elementary schools for classroom enrichment programs through Teacher Support. This year $6,500 was awarded to 15 classroom teachers.
Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be coming after September 15, 2021. For more information on each scholarship that we offer, please click here.