Apply For A Scholarship

The Greater Hayward Area Recreation and Park Foundation’s “Peg Byers Leisureship Fund” provides limited funds to assist those with financial needs.  

Approval of scholarships is based on proven need and scholarship funds available. Below find the application that must be completed  and submitted for approval to the District Office.  Submitting an application does not guarantee space in the requested program; please include a completed registration form with your scholarship application. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • For residents of the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District only (Hayward, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, and the unincorporated Fairview, Cherryland, and Ashland districts).
  • One scholarship per applicant per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) maximum.
  • Scholarships are designed to reach district youth as funds are available.
  • Application must be complete with all required documentation provided for consideration.

Download an application.