The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District is offering a scholarship program to help qualifying children residing within the District boundaries to participate in recreation programs. The program offers up to a 50% scholarship per person for each program season. The funds may be used to sign up for a program of the participant’s choice*.
To qualify for scholarship participants must complete a scholarship application form and provide proof of household income. The program is targeted at assisting those at or below the federal poverty levels, and who because of financial need, might otherwise be unable to participate. Scholarships are awarded case-by-case, per discretion of District staff and contingent on annual fiscal budgets.
*Scholarships may be used for in-house/non-contractual programs only.
View/download our scholarship application(105 KB) to apply, or for more information contact the District at 661-822-3228.
Sylvia “Sandy” Chavez Children’s Scholarship
The Sylvia “Sandy” Chavez Children’s Scholarship was established in honor longtime TVRPD Recreation Coordinator Sandy Chavez and her exemplary dedication to the development of children’s programs and recreation.
Qualifying age group: 12 years and under.
Walter A. Dye Teen Scholarship
The Walter A. Dye Teen Scholarship was established in honor of former TVRPD District Manager Walter A. Dye and his outstanding contributions to Tehachapi youth.
Qualifying age group: 13 to 17 years of age.