Challenge Grant


Challenge Grant Scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of $500 each. The scholarship can be applied for only once a year by any one applicant. Applicants must be (discharge status or reserve status) and enrolled full time at Las Positas College in a STEM- based degree major or career certificate program. Former applicants and challenge grant scholarship winners may apply or re-apply in subsequent years as long as they continue to meet the above-listed criteria

  • Complete and Submit the Online Scholarship Application Form by February 19, 2019
  • A completed application includes the following:
  • Complete answers to the personal information section of the online application form
  • Response  to  the  Mandatory Essay Question


Questions & Guidance Prompts

Remember, the question is just that — personal. Which means you should use our “Things to Consider” guidance prompt for the question only as suggestions in case you need help.  The important thing is expressing who you are, what matters to you, and what you want to share with VVF.

Mandatory Question

This question is required. Please describe how you have prepared for your intended major, including your readiness to succeed in your upper-division courses once you enroll at a university.