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Senior Athlete Scholarship

Senior Athlete Scholarship Information

Senior Athlete Scholarship applications will begin in March or April.  Please check back for more information.

Policy and Procedures

PurposeTo 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 Boosters 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.
  6. Membership in Athletic Boosters/or contributor to Athletic Boosters Club desired.


  1. Athlete must complete the 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 Boosters 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 (May 21, 2018).


  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. 

2017 Senior Scholarship:


  • Jake Echsner, St. Mary’s 
  • Shannon Toy, Chapman  


  • Michael Yao, CalTech
  • Juliette Price, TCU          

Previous Senior Scholarship Recipients:

Congratulations to our previous Scholar Athletes!



  • $1,000.00 : Helen Guo ~ Pomona   
  • $1,000.00 :  Jackson Phillips ~ Azusa Pacific
  • $500.00:  Effie Jia ~ MIT  
  • $500.00:  James Martinez ~ Cal State Fullerton


  • 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

Non-Discrimination Statement

San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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