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GeneralFacing History Essay Contest$5,000.0013 years old or older
GeneralRoger H. Lee Scholarshipup to $1,500Senior, lived in San Diego County minimum of 12 consecutive months, 3.0 GPA. Application form, 2 letters of recommendation. (Chinese ethnicity not required.)
Financial NeedExecutive Women International Scholarship Program$5,000.00Senior, 3.0 GPA, contributed to community in extra-curriculars. Application form, essay, 2 letters of recommendation. 4/17/2018NO
School SpecificKnob Hill Elementary School PTO$250.00Seniors who attended Knob Hill Elementary SchoolPick up at CCC4/18/2018NO
GeneralCarrillo Elementary PTO Wings of Wise Scholarship$1,000 for 4-year university, $500 for Community CollegeSenior, attended Carrillo Elementary
School SpecificCarrillo Elementary School PTO Wings of Wise Scholarship$1,000.00Senior who attended Carrillo Elementary School for 1+ years/Pick up at CCC4/23/2018NO
Children of...Scottish Ancestry Scholarship$750.00Senior of Scottish ancestry enrolling in a 2 or 4yr college with 3.0 GPAPick up application in CCC5/1/2018NO
Major specificAMN Healthcare/HCC Scholarship$2,000.00Seniors, plan to enter healthcare field. Essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
Major specificBuilding Industry Association - BIA Cares Scholarship$1,000-$4,000 - multiple awardsSeniors, interest in building industry . Application form and essay.
Major specificNurses Make a Difference Scholarship$1,000.00To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school student who has been accepted into a college and plan to study nursing. B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. C) Be a legal resident of the USA or hold a valid student visa
Financial NeedThe Gates ScholarshipFull cost of attendance not covered by financial aidSenior from one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American, Pell-eligible, US citizen/national/permanent resident, 3.3 weighted GPA
Financial NeedQuestBridge National College MatchFull four-year scholarshipsHigh school seniors, high academic achievement, low-income families and/or signification financial hardship.
Major specificYoung Art National Arts Competitionup to $10,000 Grades 10-12, age 15-18. Visual or performing artist. US citizen or permanent residency
EthnicityHispanic heritage Foundation Youth Awards
$1,000 to $3,500
Graduation HS Spring 2019, 3.0 GPA, Enroll in higher education institution 2019-2020, Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, and Philippines). mandatory attendance to award ceremony
AthleticWendy's High School Heisman Scholarship$1,000-$10,000Senior graduating 2018, 3.0 GPA, participate in one of 47 sports recognized by International Olympic Committee.
GeneralGolden Door ScholarsOpen to DACA Students from all States planning to attend college in Fall 2019. Majors of interest include Engineering, Computer science, Technology or Math
GeneralCoca-Cola Scholars Foundation150 $20,000 scholarshipsSeniors. Achievement-based scholarship programs awarding students who demonstrate the capacity to lead and serve in their community and school.
GeneralMyProjectorLamps Scholarship $500 (2)one page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms. Explore modern teaching methods and propose specific ideas for visual and interactive presentation in K-12 classrooms for improved knowledge retention.
GeneralVeterans of Foreign Wars - Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay$1,000-$30,000Students grade 9-12; Audio essay theme: My Responsibility to America. Submit audio essay through your local VFW Post.
EthnicityRon Brown Scholar Program20 awards of $40,000Black/African-American senior; excel academically; leadership; community service; financial need; US citizen; permanent
GeneralPrudential Spirit of the Community Awards$1000 or $5000high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.!
DisabilityAnne Ford Scholarship$10,000.00Senior, U.S. citizen, 3.0+ GPA, documentation of learning disability or ADHD.
Major specificScience Talent Search ScholarshipUp to $100,000Science Talent Search is the most prestigious science research project competition for high school seniors. See website for details.
GeneralElks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student Scholarship"$4,000-$50,000Seniors, U.S. citizens; Application is online. Local and National level awards!
GeneralFisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship$1,000.00Senior. 3.0 GPA. U.S. Citizen attending or planning to attend an accredited higher education institution full-time. Online application form and essay.
Financial NeedJack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship40 Awards of $40,000/year for 4 years.Seniors; min GPA 3.5; minimum combined SAT scores of 1200 or minimum ACT scores of 26 ; financial need (family income up to $95,000). Apply through the Common
Major specificBarbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers$2,000.005 awards available for Seniors planning to pursue a career as a high school Physics Teacher.
DisabilityBottar Leone Scholarship$2,500.00In academic "good standing" with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0+ on a 4-point scale (or equivalent); B) Documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible); and
GeneralDell Scholars Program300 Awards of
Participate in college readiness program (AVID or GEAR UP); 2.4 GPA; financial need; eligible for federal student aid.www.dellscholars.org12/1/2018NO
GeneralLook Twice, Save A Life Scholarship$1,000.00Planning to attend college or some form of higher education. Essay, video, artwork or anything that would engage students to focus on safe driving.
GeneralStephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship$5,000.005 awards. 5-25 years old. Demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by unpaid volunteer services
GeneralLexus Eco ChallengeTeams of 5-10 high school students, need teacher advisor. Choose an environmental topic (Air and Climate) that impacts your community and create an Action Plan using the provided template.
GeneralAXA Achievement Scholarship Program$2,500-$25,000Senior, U.S. citizen or legal resident; outstanding achievement in school community or work activities.
GenderLGBTQ+ Safety in Schools Grant & Scholarship Program in Honor of Guy DeRosa$2,500.00The grant program will support projects and presentations that promote understanding of and respect for LGBTQ+ persons.
GeneralBurger King Scholars Program$1000-$50000Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined BURGER KING® brand co-founder James W. McLamore
AthleticFoot Locker Scholar Athletes$20,000.00Senior, member of high school or after school sports team, min 3.0 GPA. Honors athletes for demonstrating excellence in school, on their sports team, and in their communities.www.footlockerscholarathletes.com12/15/2018NO
Major specificSenior Planning Social work & Eldercare Scholarship$900.00Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident B) Be a High School Senior or Undergraduate with less than 90 credit hours. Planned career in social work or eldercare
Major specificCAEOP California Association of Educational Office Professionals Student Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, min 2.0 GPA, CA resident, pursuing a career in business administration or education.
EthnicityDiller Tikkun Olam Awards15 awards of $36,000Awards recognizing Jewish teens who demonstrate leadership and are actively engaged in projects.www.dillerteenawards.org12/18/2018NO
GeneralOdenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award$500.00Between 16-22 years Old with GPA of 2.5+. Contributed 50+ hours of volunteer or community service.
GeneralSnaps for College Cash$250-5,000Use twitter or facebook for a chance to win a cash scholarshipicanaffordcollege.com12/30/2018NO
GeneralFree Speech Essay Contest - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education$500-$10,000Grades 11-12. 800-1,000 word
GeneralGen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship$1,000.00Applicants must be: 9th - 12th grade; 250 word essay.www.gkscholarship.com12/31/2018NO
Major specificTough Turtle Turf$1,500.00Senior interested in environmental and/or water conservation industry. Essay requirement
GeneralGE Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramMultiple $40,000 awards over 4 yearsSenior, US citizen, demonstrate leadership/drive/integrity/citizenship, 3.0+ GPA, will enroll in a 4-year undergraduate degree program for Fall 2018
Major specificAlert 1 Scholarship$250.00Senior, interested in the senior care industry
EthnicityAsian & Pacific Islander American Fund-APIASF$2,500-$15,000One application for consideration of over 12 scholarships; min 2.7 GPA, Asian and or Pacific Islander.
School SpecificIthaca College - MLK Scholar Program$25,000 minimum, renewable up to 4 yearsSeniors applying to Ithaca College. Must apply to Ithaca College Via Common App by February 1 and complete separate scholarship application.
GeneralJohn F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay$100-$20,000Grades 9-12. Essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. Elected official who served during or after 1917.
GeneralABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship$1,000.00Grades 9-12. Essay required.
GeneralRiSE Scholarship5 $2,500 awardsApplicant must have a documented learning disability; a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify. 2.5 GPAwww.RiseScholarshipfoundation.org1/31/2019NO
Children of...CTA Dependent ChildrenMultiple $5,000 awardsSeniors, dependent of California Teachers Association members.
Major specificSME Education Foundationup to $6000Senior pursuing a degree in Engineering or Technology field of study closely related to manufacturing, 2.0 GPA
GenderDistinguished Young Women of San Diego CountyAwards vary. All participants receive full tuition + room at board to Troy University in Troy, Alabama.Junior girls - Class of 20202. 5 judging categories: Interview, Scholastics, Talent, Self-Expression, Fitness.www.distinguishedYW.org2/2/2019NO
EthnicityMcDonald's HACER National Scholarship$5,000-$100,000Senior of Hispanic Heritage, 3.0 GPA, planning to attend 2- or 4-year college.
GeneralYonkers Honda College Scholarship$1,000.0016-22 years old, 600 word essay
GeneralSan Diego Foundation Common Application$1,000-$5,000Largest scholarship provider in San Diego county. Access more than 100 local scholarships with one online application! Common Scholarship Application. Letter of Recommendation, Completed FAFSA
EthnicityNorth County Italian Association Scholarship$1,000.00Senior planning to attend 2 or 4-year college, 25% Italian, 3.0+ GPA, citizen of the USwww.northcountyitalianassociation.org2/8/2019NO
GeneralRYLA Rotary Leadership CampAll expenses paid leadership camp Juniors - all expenses paid leadership camp in April
AthleticCIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year$5,000.00Seniors, min 3.5 unweighted GPA. 2+ years of varsity play within CA. One male and one female student-athlete.
Children of...California Strawberry ScholarshipsVariesApplicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry field worker for the current and prior two harvest seasons. 2.0
Children of...Christermon Foundation$2,500-$5,000Parent/grandparent employed with a company that holds a California Liquor License.
Major specificGoya Foods Scholarship$5,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, US citizen, pursuing Culinary Arts/ Food Sciences Degree
EthnicityHispanic heritage Foundation Scholarship500-5000seniors in pursuit of a college degree. 2 phase application
GeneralSalute to Education Scholarship by San Diego County Ford Dealers150 x $1,000 awards + 1 Ford vehicle awardAll seniors. Cannot apply if you are already receiving a full 4-year tuition scholarship. Pick up app in CCC or apply online.
Scholarships categories (student can only apply to 1 category): Arts, Athletics, Automotive, Building Design/Construction, Business Administration, Computer Science/Technology, Education, Foreign Language, General, language Arts, Mathematics, Medical, Performing Arts, Science, Social Science Vocational Technical.
Children of...Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness Scholarship$5,000.00other award amounts vary. Seniors who have been affected by Alzheimer's disease. Essay about their experience and how it impacted their lives.
AthleticBrad Fowler Memorial Scholarship $5,000, renewableSeniors, athletic achievement achievement and participation in organized sports, shown leadership, overcome alcohol/drug obstacles, financial need.
EthnicityAsian Pacific Fund Scholarship$5,000.002-3 awards $2500-$5000. First generation college student, 50% Asian Heritage, 2.8 GPA
EthnicityBanatao Family Filipino American Education Fund$5,000.005 awards, renewable up to $20,000. 50% Filipino Heritage. Stem Major
Major specificBanatao Family Filipino American Education Fund$5,000.005 awards, renewable up to $20,000. 50% Filipino Heritage. Planning to pursue a degree in STEM
Children of...Shui Kuen & Allen Chin Scholarship$1,000.002 awards to past/present worker in Asian Restaurant (any ethnicity)
Major specificAFWA San Diego $250.00Seniors beginning an accounting or finance-related majors or certificate program during 1st year of college. 500-word essay about academic/career goals, financial need, accomplishments, community involvement.
GeneralLauren Reed Wolford Humanitarian Scholarshipup to $1,000Click Here for details
Major specificNational Farmers Farm Kids Scholarships3 $1,000 awardsSenior, college-bound
DACANational Scholarship by THEDREAM.USUp to $29,000senior with 2.5+ GPA, enroll in full-time associate or bachelor's degree program at a "Partner College", DACA immigration eligible, arrived in US before 16 yrs old.
GeneralScholars Helping Collars$1,000.00Senior - Essay with photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need.
DisabilityMicrosoft Disability Scholarship10 $20,000Senior, 3.0+ GPA, living with a disability, financial need
Children of...National Association of Women in Construction$1,000.00Male or Female pursuing a degree AND has a parent currently employed in the San Diego construction industry
Major specificNational Association of Women in Construction$1,000.00Female student pursuing a degree in the construction industry, such as architecture or construction management.
Major specificSEG Scholarship150 $10,000Senior,
EthnicityChicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE) Que Llueva Cafe Scholarshipup to $12,000Undocumented Hispanic seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited postsecondary institution.
Financial NeedSan Diego County Citizen's Scholarship FoundationMultiple scholarshipsGraduating seniors - residents of San Diego County for at least 1 year, must complete FAFSA or DREAM Act.
Major specificMartin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir San Diegoup to $3500High school senior who will be majoring in Visual and Performing Arts with 2.75 GPA. Application, essay, and 2 Reference Letters.
EthnicityRoyal Prestige Scholarship$2,500.00Hispanic high school senior who plans to enroll in postsecondary institution, 2.5 GPA, DACA Students and non-citizens may apply
GeneralOperation Prevention Video Challengeup to $10,000 Grades 9-12. 30-60 second public service announcement video which sends a message about misusing opioids.
Major specificCalifornia Retired Teachers Association Scholarship$1000+Seniors, attending CA community college, CSU or UC, pursuing teaching. $1000 award for community college, $1500 award for CSU/UC schools
Children of...California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation2 $8,000 awardsSeniors, attending a community college, CSU or UC
GenderAthena San Diego High School Merit Scholarship$2,500+ per year for 2 yearsWomen, graduating senior, attending 4-year university, planning a career in STEM, US citizen. Application, letter of recommendation, essays.
GeneralScholastic Breaking Barriers Essay ContestLaptop9th graders. Essay.
EthnicityCabrillo Civic Clubs of CA Undergraduate Scholarship$500.00Graduating senior, Portuguese descent, US citizen or legal resident. 3.5 weighted GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, application, essay.
Children of...Military Spouses Association of Camp Pendleton ScholarshipVariesSeniors whose sponsor (parent) is stationed at Camp Pendleton.
Major specificMLK Community Choir San DiegovariesSenior, 2.75+ GPA, & US Citizen, attending a university, accredited four-year college, community college, conservatory or art school.
EthnicityState Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California$500.00Portuguese descent & UC Citizen or Permanent Resident. 3.5 weighted GPA, attending 2 or 4 year institution, 3 letters of recommendation, essay.
EthnicitySan Diego Chinese Women's Association$1,000-$1,500Senior, Chinese, GPA requirement (2 yr - 2.5 GPA, 4 y - 3.0)
GeneralSan Diego Chinese Women's Association Scholarship$500-$1,500Senior, 3.0 GPA if attending 4-year university, 2.5 GPA if attending community college. Application form, essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
GeneralChavez Scholars HIgh School Scholarship4 $200-$500 and laptop awardGrades 9-12. Application and essay.
GeneralDon Diego Scholarship Foundation$1000-$5000For students who have participated in the San Diego County Fair//4 scholarships are offered in each of four categories
GenderPFLAG San Diego ScholarshipsAwards varySeniors, LGBT, 3.0 GPA. Application form, essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
Financial NeedQuestbridge College Prep Scholars ProgramFull-Tuition ScholarshipsPreparing outstanding JUNIORS from low-income backgrounds for admission to the nation's best collegeswww.questbridge.org3/20/2019NO