This year Assistance League of Diablo Valley awarded over

$185,150 to 52 Young Adults, and

$7,000 to 19 Class Room Teachers for Student Enrichment Programs

 Helping Students To Achieve Their Educational Goals

This philanthropic program of Assistance League of 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 year graduates of the Contra Costa County Independent Living Skills Program applying to four-year colleges/universities, community colleges, or vocational training programs.

Review the information below to see if you qualify.  Download the application that is right for you and complete it along with any other required documentation. Return your completed application and documentation to:

Assistance League of Diablo Valley
2711 Buena Vista Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

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.

2019 COMMUNITY COLLEGE APPLICATION COMING SOON

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.

Note to Applicants:  We have received requests for fill-in enabled documents, so we have provided one.  If you choose to use the form,  a best practice is to download it, and save it to your computer before completing it. Then print the completed form and mail it as directed.  Some systems and settings may make the form behave poorly.  In that case we’ve also provided a pdf version of the form to download, print and complete and mail as directed.

2019 HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION Word Fill-In Form

2019 HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION pdf


Foster Youth Scholarship

Two foster youth scholarships awarded.  General scholarship offers awards ranging from $500 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. The Allan Petersdorf Memorial Foster Youth Scholarship awards up to $5.000.

Note to Applicants:  We have received requests for fill-in enabled documents, so we have provided one.  If you choose to use the form,  a best practice is to download it, and save it to your computer before completing it. Then print the completed form and mail it as directed.  Some systems and settings may make the form behave poorly.  In that case we’ve also provided a pdf version of the form to download, print and complete and mail as directed.

2019 FOSTER YOUTH APPLICATION Word Fill-In Form

2019 FOSTER YOUTH APPLICATION pdf


Allan Petersdorf Memorial Foster Youth Scholarship

2019 Allan Petersdorf Memorial Scholarship Application pdf


Spotlight on You Scholarship

Up to $3,000 awarded to vocational or career technology educational program students. A renewable award to complete their education.  Financial need.  Minimum gpa 2.5

2019 SPOTLIGHT APPLICATION COMING SOON

Teacher Support Application

Up to $500 awarded to qualified applicant. AWARD CRITERIA: Must be a teacher currently working at any elementary school in the Pittsburg Unified School District or at Delta View, El Monte, Fair Oaks, Gregory Garden, Highlands, Mountain View, Silverwood, and Sun Terrace, in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Download both linked word documents below, or the combined pdf file.  

CRITERIA – MS WORD
APPLICATION – MS WORD
CRITERIA AND APPLICATION – PDF

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