START @ DVC Scholarship
START offers scholarships to current or former foster youth currently pursuing their college education at Diablo Valley College or transferring from DVC to a four-year institution.
Application filing period: Early November - Late January
Two (2) $500 scholarships disbursed at the end of each Spring semester
For more information or a scholarship application, contact:
Rudolf Rose 925-969-2097, ext. 2604 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindsay Kong 925-969-2129 or email@example.com
Each applicant must submit:
- START @ DVC Scholarship application form
- Two letters of recommendation - we suggest at least one letter be written by a DVC staff person or faculty member.
- One typed essay (1 page or 250 word minimum) communicating your reason(s) for pursuing higher education (future goals, how past experiences affect your ability to attain that goal, and what you hope to gain from additional education)
- Proof of attendance from at least 2 DVC workshops (START-sponsored, Brown Bag, or, College Success) for the current academic year - must submit a START @ DVC scholarship workshop summaries form
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2008-2009 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT ...
... JOANNA GONZALES!!!
Joanna Gonzales is a second year student here at DVC majoring in Early Childhood Education. Her goal is to transfer to Cal State East Bay to pursue her BA in Early Childhood Education.