The High Desert Community Foundation administers a number of annual scholarship funds with various requirements.

The 2018 scholarship application submission period is now closed.  Scholarship recipients for 2018 will be announced at their respective high school award ceremonies in May or June.

Congratulations to these scholarship awardees:

High Desert Community Foundation Board Choice Scholarship:
Carmen Canchola
Anabelle Elena Carrillo
Gianna Pineda

Carollee Stater Memorial Scholarship:
Sara Rae Dean

Clarence Muirhead Memorial Scholarship:
Gwendalynn Casey

Florence Lindberg Memorial Scholarship:
Jocelyn Vaitai

Louise Stewart Memorial Scholarship:
Mariana Valdez

Siverts Publishing Scholarship:
Chelsy Amy Garcia

Trever Bennett Memorial Art Scholarship:
Isabelle Rubio
Evelyn Placensia

If you would like to set up a scholarship in memory of a loved one, please contact our office. We are happy to help!

Rick Gabrielson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is limited to specific high schools in the High Desert.  Check with your school’s guidance counselor to see if it is available at your school.

 Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders Scholarships

Please go to for DVL Scholarship information.

A.V.H.S. Class of 1976 Alumni Scholarship

This is currently a closed scholarship.  It is solely for the use of the 2016 graduates from AVHS, and remains open for funding from Sept 2016 – Sept 2019.

Would you like to support continuing education through Scholarships?

Donations are welcomed and greatly appreciated!  You may make a check to HDCF (High Desert Community Foundation) with the specific Scholarship your donation will support in the memo section.  Send to HDCF, 16020 Apple Valley Road B6, Apple Valley, CA 92307.  You may also donate via PayPal: