Dare to Dream Academic Scholarship

  • Scholarship Intent: To build the hopes, dreams, and futures of Bay Area foster children and be a guiding source for successful transition into the adult world.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be current or former foster youth from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano Counties.
    2) Scholarship categories include: scholastic achievement, rising above adversity, and community involvement.
    3) Must be under the age of 24 on April 1, 2018.
    4) Must be accepted or expect to be accepted to an accredited 4 year college/university, community college, or vocational program.
    5) Past recipients are eligible to apply.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Freshman/Sophomore/Junior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.0; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Tamara Earl
  • Contact Person title: Director
  • Street Address: 628 Escobar Street Martinez, California 94553
  • Phone Number: (925) 228-0200
  • Extension:
  • Email: tbigelow@voa-ncnn.org
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • Deadline: April 10, 2018