We are offering a $1000 scholarship to qualified students who will be pursuing higher education. Strive Survive Succeed will provide financial aid for (1) academic year. 



  1. Graduating male senior who currently reside and attend high school in Oakland California. 
  2. Enrolled at a four year College or University to pursue a Bachelors degree in any field of study. 
  3. Low income student with a total household income below $60,000.
  4. 3.0 or higher Cumulative Grade Point Average. 


Please submit:

  • Strive Survive Succeed scholarship application
  • Most recent transcript of grades
  • Letter of acceptance/proof of enrollment
  • Proof of Oakland residence
  • Complete a 1000 word essay describing your goals and how you plan to contribute to the Oakland community upon graduation. Creatively incorporate how you are striving to survive and succeed.