Doyle Scholarships

Doyle Scholarship

Are you a high school senior with a current unweighted GPA of of 2.0 or higher? Apply for this $1,200 scholarship!
Applications were available October 2-December 8, 2017.
Applications will RE-OPEN April 2-June 4, 2018.
PLEASE NOTE: Second round applicants will have lower priority. These funds may be limited and awards may be competitive.

The Doyle Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to qualified local high school graduates who will attend Santa Rosa Junior College during the 2018-19 academic year to complete an Associate’s Degree, certificate program, and/or units necessary to transfer to a four-year institution. Funds for these scholarships are provided through the Frank P. Doyle and Polly O’Meara Doyle Trust.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students who meet all of the following eligibility requirements may apply:

1.  Part of the class of 2018, graduating during the 2017-18 academic year; preference is given to local high school graduates

2. Have a current unweighted overall High School Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher*

  • after graduation, an official transcript will be required showing your graduation date and final unweighted GPA

3.  Plan to enroll full-time (12 or more units) at Santa Rosa Junior College during the 2018-19 academic year

4.  Submit a 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid otherwise known as FAFSA ( or California Dream Act application ( prior to March 2, 2018


IMPORTANT NOTE: If your GPA is verified between 2.0-2.74 you will be required to submit a supplemental personal statement. 


Award Amount:

Awards will be offered at $1,200 for the 2018-19 academic year.

Doyle Scholars from the Class of 2018 may be eligible to renew the scholarship for 2019-20.


Applications were accepted October 2 –December 8, 2017 at

All applicants who applied by December 8th will be notified of award status by April 2018.


Questions? Call SRJC Scholarship Programs at (707) 527-4740




Doyle Returning Student Scholarship

For returning SRJC students (1-3 year break) who are within 15 units of completing their educational goal.

This scholarship is intended to assist with the cost of attendance for one semester, up to $500. Qualified students may be eligible to receive an additional degree completion award of $500. The total award is available for the 2017-18 academic year only and is not renewable. Awards depend on scholarship fund availability; limited funds might result in some qualified applicants not receiving an award.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Returning SRJC students (break from SRJC of at least one year and not more than three years)
  • Minimum Overall GPA: 2.5 and in good academic standing
  • Complete a financial aid application (FAFSA, CA Dream Act or BOG Fee Waiver Application)
  • Within 15 units of completion of required coursework to either earn an Associate’s degree or to meet university transfer requirements (requires enrollment in or completion of Math 150B) OR
  • Within 15 units of completion of a career and technical education certificate program
  • Completion of student success steps (Orientation, Assessment, Comprehensive Education Plan)
  • Enroll in 6+ SRJC units in the completion coursework as specified on the comprehensive education plan
  • Reside in the Sonoma County Junior College District service areas

Award Total: Up to $1,000

Note: Students who have an Associate’s Degree or higher from any institution do not qualify for the Doyle Returning Student Scholarship.

Applications (and assistance with applications) can be found by visiting:

  • The SRJC Online Bulletin Board.
  • The SRJC Santa Rosa Campus, Scholarship Office, Plover Hall.
  • The SRJC Petaluma Campus, First Stop Center, Jacobs Hall, Room 109.

Application period is currently closed as of November 3, 2017. All applicants were notified by January 2018.