Help Send a 2019 DCP Graduate to College!

The DCP College Scholarship Fund bridges the gap between financial aid and the actual cost of attending college.

The DCP College Scholarship Fund bridges the gap between financial aid and the actual cost of attending college. 

“College is the chance to have a stable life.”

Kimiko Young
Graduated: DCP El Primero High School
Accepted to: UC Davis
Major: Ecology

I applied to Ivy League schools, and I never thought I would do that! I’d like to major in STEM and work with animals for National Geographic.

“College is the chance to have a stable life.”

Kimiko Young
Graduated: DCP El Primero High School
Accepted to: UC Davis
Major: Ecology

I applied to Ivy League schools, and I never thought I would do that! I’d like to major in STEM and work with animals for National Geographic.

$250,000

This year’s goal to send our students to college.

148

There are 148 students in the DCP Class of 2019.

5X

DCP students are 5x more likely to complete college compared to low-income students nationwide.

53%

53% six-year college completion and persistence rate. 

300+

Since 2004, DCP has granted over 300 scholarships totaling $1.8M.

4 years

DCP scholarships are made over four years to support students through college completion.

Students must apply to the DCP College Scholarship Fund. Not every student will need scholarship funding in order to attend the school that is best for her/him.

Scholarship checks are mailed to the college in the name of the student receiving the scholarship. Scholarship proceeds offset tuition & expenses.

DCP College Scholarship recipients are required to mentor other DCP students as part of their scholarship agreement.

93%

93% of DCP graduates enroll in college in the fall after high school graduation.

“My love of art led me to engineering.”

Leo Espinoza Zuniga
Graduated: DCP El Primero High School
Accepted to: Princeton
Major: Engineering

This community has inspired me to go to college to study engineering. They believed in me. I never thought I could apply to these schools.

“My love of art led me to engineering.”

Leo Espinoza Zuniga
Graduated: DCP El Primero High School
Accepted to: Princeton
Major: Engineering

This community has inspired me to go to college to study engineering. They believed in me. I never thought I could apply to these schools.

Join us in closing this gap together!

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