We are pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Each of the following scholarship recipients will get an annual award disbursement of $1,000, renewable for up to four years.

  • Becky Liang - Oakland Charter High School
  • Matteo Del Maestro - Oakland Technical High School
  • Naomi Montenegro-Alarcon - Coliseum College Prepatory Academy High School
  • Clara Voong - Oakland Technical High School

The following scholarship award winner is for our ACE Award. This scholarship provides a first year disbursement of $700, renewable up to four years with an incremental increase annually.

  • Quynh Vo - Oakland Technical High School

Please help us congratulate our 2016-2017 recipients! Continued success!

The Oakland Dollars for Scholars application period

for 2016-2017 is now CLOSED


Oakland Dollars for Scholars is a nonprofit foundation that supports academic success in our community. As part of Scholarship America's national network of locally based, volunteer-driven Dollars for Scholars chapters, our mission is to mobilize our community on behalf of post-secondary education success for our students.

Dollars for Scholars chapters like ours help hometown students achieve their educational goals by raising scholarship funds, establishing endowments, providing assistance with college readiness and the financial aid process, and distributing scholarships each year.

This website provides resources from our chapter to our volunteers, community and students. You can learn more about our history, goals and volunteers through the "About Us" link, and find out what's new by clicking on "News and Events."

Finally, if you are a student looking for our Dollars for Scholars chapter scholarships, you're in the right place! Just click "Student and Parent Login" to begin filling out your student profile -- not only will you find and apply for our scholarships that way, you'll also discover scholarships from across the Scholarship America network that you may be eligible for. You'll also find valuable financial aid, college success, internship and career resources, so get started today!




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