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Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Of Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education;
  • A graduating senior, past-year GED recipient, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending a four-year institution, or a student accepted into a post-graduate program or teacher credential program;
  • A resident of Alameda County. Applicant must show proof of Alameda County residence (e.g., Alameda County address on application, Alameda County address on IRS 1040 tax forms);
  • Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school;
  • Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits.

DEADLINE: Friday, March 1, 2024

Applications are available in December of each year.

Required Documentation

  • Completed Online Application
  • Copy of all applicable 2022 1040 tax forms as requested or W2(s) or CA Dream Act Application Financial Eligibility form if you did not file a tax return. (All must be submitted online)
  • Unofficial transcript(s) with name of applicant, name of institution, and cumulative GPA. (Must be submitted online)
  • Photocopy of your school identification card. (Must be submitted online)

Selection Criteria

The applicant will be evaluated on the following criteria, in order of importance:

  • Financial Need
  • Scholastic Record (i.e., GPA)
  • Personal Statement
  • Interview