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GeneralAAUW San Diego's Scholarship Fund Committeeup to $1500Admitted for Fall to a four year college or University in San Diego, 3.4 GPA, Proof of residence,
GeneralABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship$1,000.00Grades 9-12. Essay required.
major specificAFCEA San Diego Chapter: Buck Bragunier & Pat Kelly Leadership Scholarship$2,000.00Graduating senior with record of leadership and volunteering activities within high school, church, community, etc. 3.7 GPA, majoring in science, technology, engineering or math.
major specificAFCEA San Diego Chapter: San Diego County Scholarship Programup to $8000$2000 award renewable up to $8000. High school senior, 3.7 weighted GPA, SAT 1430 or ACT 31. Pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.
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.
Major specificAlert 1 Scholarship$250.00Senior, interested in the senior care industry
Children of...Alexander Kreiglowa Navy & Marine Corps Dependents Education Foundation Scholarshipup to $15,000Senior, children of members of Navy or Marine Corps (active duty, retired or died while on active duty), planning to attend 4 year university in US, 3.6 GPA
Ethnicity/GenderAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc,Offers a variety of scholarships to female African American seniors.
generalAlvin Dunn Alumni Scholarship offered by La Mirada Academy$500.00Seniors who attended Alvin Dunn Elementary School. Essay, transcript
GenderAmerican Business Women's Association CTE Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, female planning to attend a vocational or CTE school or Community collegesuzannesouthwell@sbcglobal.net5/15/2019NO
major specificAmerican Culinary Federation Education Foundationup to $2500Scholarship for Apprenticeship, Certificate and Post Secondary Degree Programs
Major specificAMN Healthcare/HCC Scholarship$2,000.00Seniors, plan to enter healthcare field. Essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
DisabilityAnne Ford Scholarship$10,000.00Senior, U.S. citizen, 3.0+ GPA, documentation of learning disability or ADHD.
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.
EthnicityAsian Pacific Fund Scholarship$5,000.002-3 awards $2500-$5000. First generation college student, 50% Asian Heritage, 2.8 GPA
GenderAthena Racing$50,000.00a new nonprofit in San Diego dedicated to helping young women enter careers in the STEM fields through motorsports. Young women in high school with a demonstrated interest in automotive technology and engineering are encouraged to apply.
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.
GeneralAXA Achievement Scholarship Program$2,500-$25,000Senior, U.S. citizen or legal resident; outstanding achievement in school community or work activities.
GeneralAyn Rand Institute Essay Contestup to $200011th & 12th Grade. Submit essay on provided prompts (600-1200 words)
GeneralAyn Rand Institute Essay Contestup to $20008th, 9th, & 10th Grade. Submit essay on provided prompts (600-1200 words)
GeneralAzazie Scholarship$1,000.00Seniors. Essay.
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
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.
GeneralBBB Ambassador Scholarship$2,500.00Deliver consumer fraud prevention tips and resources to your peer groups. Aug 1YES
GeneralBBB Torch Awards for Ethics Essay Scholarshipup to $15009-12...400 word essay on "The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community"
EthnicityBea Gonzales Biliteracy Scholarship$1,000.00College-bound seniors who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy. 300 word essay, letter of recommendation, application.
Children of...Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarship for Migrant Farmworkers$500-$2500High school students 16 years of age or older with a background in agricultural migrant work and academic interest if VAPA.
Major specificBill Simpson Memorial Scholarship for Future Educators$1,000.00Senior, 2.0 GPA, continuously enrolled in a SMUSD high school from grades 9-12, pursuing an education-related major w/ intent to pursue a teaching credential.
AthleticBrad Fowler Memorial Scholarship $5,000, renewableSeniors, athletic achievement achievement and participation in organized sports, shown leadership, overcome alcohol/drug obstacles, financial need.
Major specificBrian Graves Memorial ScholarshipTBDSenior who plans to pursue an education in Marine Biology at a 4 year college. 2 Letters of Recommendation (Counselor & Science teacher) and transcriptPick up app in CCC4/1/2019NO
Children of...BTSADV: The National Voice of Domestic Violence$1,000.00Seniors personally affected by domestic violence, volunteer experience with domestic violence organizations, personal statement, letter of recommendation.
Major specificBuilding Industry Association - BIA Cares Scholarship$1,000-$4,000 - multiple awardsSeniors, interest in building industry . Application form and essay. 2020
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
GeneralCA Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Scholarship$5,000.0035 awards given to graduating seniors with 2.5 GPA and proof of acceptance at an accredited institution.
GeneralCA Special District Association High School Student Video Contest$1,000.00High school students. Application packet and video.
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.
GeneralCAC Educational Scholarship Foundation$1,500-$2,500Seniors. Essay on: "Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years"www.cacesf.org6/30/2019YES
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.
Foster YouthCal Coast Cares$2,000.00Senior, current or previously a foster youth
GeneralCal Coast Cares Foundation$2,000-$2,500Seniors, college-bound
GeneralCalifornia Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation6 awards of $1,500-$2,000 Juniors and seniors. Online application form and essay.
Children of...California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation2 $8,000 awardsSeniors, attending a community college, CSU or UC
GeneralCalifornia Black Legislative Caucus ScholarshipSenior, 2.5 GPA. Application form, essay, 2 letters of recommendation.
Children of...California Chafee Grant For Foster Youth$5,000.00Yearly grant for career & technical training or college. For current or former foster youth between the ages of 16-18.
GeneralCalifornia Credit Union Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, community/school involvement
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 School Employee Association (CSEA)$500.00Scholarship awards may be granted to: a. A high school graduating senior who is a dependent child of an active chapter member. b. A dependent child whose guardian is an active chapter member.
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
GeneralCareer & Technical Scholarship Program$2,500.00High School senior going into a career or technical program (up to 2yrs) at an accredited post secondary institution.
Major specificCareer & Technical Scholarship Program$2,500.00High School senior going into a career or technical program (up to 2yrs) at an accredited post secondary institution. 3/15/19NO
GeneralCarrillo Elementary PTO Wings of Wise Scholarship$1,000 for 4-year university, $500 for Community CollegeSenior, attended Carrillo Elementary
Financial NeedCathay Bank Foundation Scholarship$1,000.00seniors planning to attend 4-year university, 3.0 GPA, Low income
GeneralChavez Scholars HIgh School Scholarship4 $200-$500 and laptop awardGrades 9-12. Application and essay.
GeneralChelsea's Light Foundation//Sunflower Scholarship Application$1000-$5000Seniors who are passionate about inspiring positive change in their communities.
EthnicityChicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE) Que Llueva Cafe Scholarshipup to $12,000Undocumented Hispanic seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited postsecondary institution.
Children of...Christermon Foundation$2,500-$5,000Parent/grandparent employed with a company that holds a California Liquor License.
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.
GeneralCirkled in Scholarship$2,500.00
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.
GeneralCollege Board Opportunity Scholarships$500-$40,000The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you're eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.
GeneralCollege Greenlight Summer Challenge Scholarship$500.00
Major specificConservation Scholarship $1,000.00Senior planning to major in resource conservation or agriculture (environmental science, biology, etc.)
Children of...CTA Dependent ChildrenMultiple $5,000 awardsSeniors, dependent of California Teachers Association members.
Children of...Deana's Wish Memorial Scholarshipup to $2000Seniors affected by gastro-esophageal cancers (diagnosed with or have an immediate family member affected by esophageal or stomach cancer), 3.0 GPA, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, letter of recommendation, essay.
Opens 1/1/20NO
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.org12/1/2019Open 10/1/19
EthnicityDelta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, North San Diego Alumnae Chapters2-$1000African American seniors in North San Diego County, 3.0 min GPA, letters of recommendation, essay
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
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
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
EthnicityELAC Scholarshipup to $1000English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC) if offering 3 scholarships for seniors. must be either a current English Learner or newly reclassified. Essay
GeneralElks National Foundation "Most Valuable Student Scholarship"$4,000-$50,000Seniors, U.S. citizens; Application is online. Local and National level awards!
GeneralEnrique S. Carmarena Educational Foundation Drug Abuse Education Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, demonstrated exemplary community service activities/programs. 2 Letters of recommendation, transcript
Major specificEscondido Energy Center Scholarship Program$500.00Senior, majoring in engineering or technology with interest in engineering or power industry, exhibits personal or community leadership.
GeneralEVERFI Spring Scholarship $1,000.006 awards given to students who completed the EVERFI Course.
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
GeneralFree Speech Essay Contest - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education$500-$10,000Grades 11-12. 800-1,000 word
GeneralFriends of San Diego ICO ScholarshipAwards varySenior, significant level of participation in ICO outings, 2.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need, active involvement in extracurricular activities. 12/1/19NO
GeneralGap Year Fairs Student Ambassador Scholarship$2,000.00given to two students who demonstrate outstanding motivation and determination to pursue gap year experiences
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
GeneralGen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship$1,000.00Applicants must be: 9th - 12th grade; 250 word essay.www.gkscholarship.com12/31/2018NO
Major specificGeneration Google Scholarshipup to $10,000 Senior intending to enroll in a 4-year Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related area. Demonstrated interest in studying computer science.!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=high-school-seniors3/25/2019NO
GeneralGET SCHOOLEDVarietyDatabase of scholarships available
Children of...Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund$250.00Senior of an agricultural migrant worker who is entering an accredited postsecondary college program.
GeneralGolden Door ScholarsvariesOpen to DACA Students from all States planning to attend college in Fall 2019. Majors of interest include Engineering, Computer science, Technology or Math
GeneralGolden Pyramid Scholars Program9-11th grade
Major specificGoya Foods Scholarship$5,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, US citizen, pursuing Culinary Arts/ Food Sciences Degree
AthleticGregg's Goals Scholarship$1,500.00Seniors, 2.5+ GPA, soccer player
Major specifichcc/Healthcare Communicators of San Diego County$2,000.00Senior planning to enter the field of health care. 4/1/19NO
GeneralHelen B Goodlin CompetitionAnnual monetary prizes are awarded to outstanding young San Diego County musicians
EthnicityHispanic heritage Foundation Scholarship500-5000seniors in pursuit of a college degree. 2 phase application
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
GeneralI am HTM (Healthcare Technology Management)up to $500Essay Contest: In 600 words or less, describe what healthcare will be like in 20 years and how technology will be used to improve healthcare.submit to Include their name, school, town/state, and email 4/22/2019NO
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.
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 App
GeneralJeffrey D Sollender College Scholarship$3,000.00Senior two- or four-year bound. 3.0 GPA, less than 90,000 gross family income, outtanding achievement in work or community service
Financial NeedJessie Klicka Foundation Scholarship$,1000-$2,000 per year renewable up to 4 yearsSeniors, will be attending 4-year university in Fall 2017. Application and letter of recommendation from counselor.
EthnicityJFS-David Rubenstein Memorial Scholarshipup to $2500 Be a Jewish high school student planning to attend an accredited public or private college, university or vocational school in the U.S., demonstrated connection to Jewish Community, 3.0 GPA
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.