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Senior Athlete Scholarship

2016 Recipients:


Helen Guo ~ Pomona   |   Jackson Phillips ~ Azusa Pacific



Effie Jia ~ MIT  |   James Martinez ~ Cal State Fullerton

Previous Senior Scholarship Recipients:

Congratulations to our previous Scholar Athletes!


  • Kristen Glavee- $1,000.00 (Azusa Pacific)
    Carolyn Lee $500.00 (Stanford University)
  • Daniel Sheets-$1,000.00 (St. Mary's College)
    Tommy Jew- $500.00 (UCSB)


  • Julia Fitzer - University of Arkansas
  • Andrew Ferber - Carnegie Mellon University


  • Ashley Carter - University of Maryland
  • Justin Tran - UC Santa Barbara


  • Lauren Nakaso - University of  Pacific
  • Tyler Bryson - San Diego State

Policy and Procedures


To provide a scholarship opportunity for up to four (4) graduating senior athletes. The amount awarded will be determined each calendar school year by the Athletic Fund Board and dependent on available funds. 


  1. Athlete must be a graduating senior planning on attending college.
  2. Athlete must have been a team member in good standing for one year/season.
  3. Athlete must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in Junior and Senior years.
  4. No outstanding school debts.
  5. Recommendation from athlete’s coach (on provided forms).
  6. Membership in Athletic Fund/or contributor to Athletic Fund Club desired.


  1. Athlete must complete all application and essay requirements.
  2. The Athletic Director will verify the Athlete’s GPA.
  3. A Scholarship Selection Committee will review all applicant submissions blindly and select the winners. The selection committee members will be comprised of up to four individuals: the Athletic Director, one Athletic Fund Board Member, and one sponsoring representative per award. In the event there are more than two applicants with the same score, a Dougherty Valley High School administrator will make the final selection. 
  4. No selection committee member shall have a senior student eligible for the award.
  5. Final selection will be based on weighted criteria: Essay & Application 130 points and Coaches recommendation 100 points.
  6. Winners will be announced at the Annual Senior Awards Ceremony.


  1. Two $1000 Scholarships and two $500 scholarship will be awarded to graduating seniors who most clearly demonstrate strength in the areas outlined in the essay requirements.  While our intent is to award a scholarship to a male and female athlete, the scholarships will be awarded with consideration to qualifications and not gender.   
  2. The awards will be sent directly to the college selected by each of the award recipients.