As the cost of higher education continues to increase, the ability of Oakland youth to earn academic degrees continues to be challenged. Thanks to generous donors, Oakland Dollars for Scholars is able to annually award academic scholarships to graduating seniors of Oakland high schools. Through these scholarships, our recipients are able to reach higher, achieve more and fulfill their academic dreams.

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!