East Bay College Fund’s Oakland Promise Scholarship Program


East Bay College Fund


March 14


Amount: $4,000-$16,000 ($1,000 to $4,000/year)
Award Number: Varies
GPA Required: 2.0 (CC) 2.7 (4-year university)




2030 Franklin Street
Suite 210
Oakland , CA 94612


Name: Diane Dodge
Phone: 510-836-8900
Email: info@eastbaycollegefund.org


2016-17 Oakland Promise schools: Oakland High School, Coliseum College Prep Academy, Castlemont High School

Info: Students at 2-year and technical colleges will receive up to $1,000 per year while students at 4-year colleges will receive up to $4,000 per year. We will roll out school by school, contingent on funding. Additionally, partnerships with local colleges, nonprofits, and scholarship providers will generate additional support to ensure students graduate ready for success in a career of their choice.

Requirements: Oakland residency and a minimum of four years of enrollment in OUSD, 90% school attendance, minimum 2.0 GPA for community college and 2.7 GPA for 4-year college, completion of FAFSA or Dream Application, and demonstration of community service and/or leadership. In addition, applicants must show they have applied to multiple colleges and additional scholarships.

Amount: Qualifying students will receive $1,000 to $16,000. Expected awards: Up to $3,000 for community college and career and technical training, up to $16,000 for 4-year colleges, and up to $11,000 for students transferring from community college to a 4-year school within three years. (Scholarship amounts may change based on available funding.)