Star provides qualified high school graduates with academic support
services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established
The DCCCD Foundation
created the Rising Star Program because we believe everyone should have
a chance to realize the American dream. We also believe that a college
education through the colleges of DCCCD is an excellent first step
toward achieving that goal.
some people truly lack the personal finances needed for college — even
the affordable rates offered by the colleges — the Foundation
established the Rising Star Scholars Program in 1999.