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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.
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.com12/15/2018YES
AthleticPONY Baseball/Softball International$2,000.00Alumni scholarship for graduates of PONY
Children of...California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation2 $8,000 awardsSeniors, attending a community college, CSU or UC
Children of...California Strawberry ScholarshipsVariesApplicants must have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker 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.
Children of...CTA Dependent ChildrenMultiple $5,000 awardsSeniors, dependent of California Teachers Association members.
Children of...Marine Corps Scholarship FoundationFull rideChild of a Marine, 2.0+ GPA, income < $98k, obtaining CTE training (less than 1 yr)
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 immigrantion eligible, arrived in US before 16 yrs old.
DisabilityMicrosoft Disability Scholarship10 $20,000Senior, 3.0+ GPA, living with a disability, financial need
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.
EthnicityCabrillo Civic Clubs of CA Undergraduate Scholarship$500.00Graduating senior, Portugese descent, US citizen or legal resident. 3.5 weighted GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, application, essay.
EthnicityDiller Tikkun Olam Awards15 awards of $36,000Awards recognizing Jewish teens who demonstrate leadership and are actively engaged in projects.www.dillerteenawards.org12/18/2018Yes
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.org2/8/2019YES
EthnicityTASF Scholarship10 $5,000Senior, US citizen or perm. resident, Taiwanese, 3.0+ GPA, low income
EthnicityUSPAACC Scholarships10 $5,000Senior, Asian or Pacific Islander, apply
GenderAmerican Business Women's Association$2,000.00Sernio, female, 2.5+ 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.org2/2/2019Yes
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.
GenderPFLAG San Diego ScholarshipsAwards varySeniors, LGBT, 3.0 GPA. Application form, essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
GeneralABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship$1,000.00Grades 9-12. Essay required.
GeneralAXA Achievement Scholarship Program$2,500-$25,000Senior, U.S. citizen or legal resident; outstanding achievement in school community or work activities.
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
GeneralCareer & Technical Scholarship Program$2,500.00High School senior going into a career or technical prgram (up to 2yrs) at an accredited post secondary institution.
GeneralFree Speech Essay Contest - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education$500-$10,000Grades 11-12. 800-1,000 word
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.com12/31/2018yes
GeneralJohn F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay$100-$20,000Grades 9-12. Essay on an act of poltical courage by a U.S. Elected official who served during or acter 1917.
GeneralLake San Marcos Kiwanis Scholarship$1,000 for 4-year university, $500 for Community CollegeSenior, US citizen or legal resident. 2 essays, 2 letters of rec. Pick up app in CCC3/29/2019YES
GeneralOdenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award$500.00Between 16-22 years Old with GPA of 2.5+. Contributed 50+ hours of volunteer or community service.
GeneralOperation Prevention Video Challengeup to $10,000 Grades 9-12. 30-60 second public service announcement video which sends a message about misusing opioids.
GeneralPIMA Promise$6095/yrSMUSD students are eligible for a Federal Pell Grand matching (up to $6095/yr) to pursue a career in healthcare at Pima Medical institute.
GeneralPoint Loma Credit Union$2,500.003 awards granted. Seniors based on academic performance, extracurricular activites, and an essayPick up app in CCC or visit Applicatons accepted 1/16-3/31/193/31/2019Yes
GeneralQuestbridge College Prep Scholars ProgramFull tuition for summer programs at prestigious universitiesJuniors. Essay, one letter of rec, test scores, academic and financial info. YES
GeneralRYLA Rotary Leadership CampAll expenses paid leadership camp April 7-9.Juniors - all expenses paid leadership camp April 7-9.Apply online, hit "Submit," then print application and bring to CCC:
GeneralSan Diego County Salute to Education 150 x $1,000 awards + 1 Ford vehicle awardAll seniors. Cannot apply if you are already receiving a full 4-year tutition scholarship. Pick up app in CCC or apply online.
Scholarships categories (student can only apply to 1 category): Arts, Athletics, Automotive, Bulding Desing/Construction, Business Administration, Computer Science/Technology, Education, Foreign Language, General, language Arts, Mathematics, Medical, Performing Arts, Science, Social Science Vocational Technical.
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
GeneralScholars Helping Collars$1,000.00Senior - Essay with photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need.
GeneralSnaps for College Cash$250-5,000Use twitter or facebook for a chance to win a cash scholarshipicanaffordcollege.com12/30/2018Yes
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
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 CCC4/1/2019YES
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.
Major specificCareer & Technical Scholarship Program$2,500.00High School senior going into a career or technical prgram (up to 2yrs) at an accredited post secondary institution.
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.
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 specificTough Turtle Turf$1,500.00Senior interested in enviornmental and/or water conservaton industry. Essay requirment
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.
School SpecificMarvin Arnold and Irene Jaquetta Heye ScholarshipsAwards vary, renewable. Senior, committed to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 3.33 GPA unweighted. Demonstrated financial need, community involvement.
School SpecificUniversity of Saint Katherine Presidential Scholarship10000/year3.5 cumulative GPA. www.usk.eduOPENYES
Major specificDr. Lynette Robinson Scholarship for Inclusive Education$6,000.00Award $1500/year for 4 consecutive years. Graduating senior with demonstrated leadership that support inclusion opportunities for students with disablities and pursung a career in the field of special education.
GeneralThe Princeton Prize in Race Relations$1,000.00Grades 9-12. Student involved in activity that helps improve race relations in school/community.
Opens Nov 2018
GeneralWells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with DisabilitiesMultiple awards up to $2,500Senior, 3.0 GPA, identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity).
Opens Nov 2018
EthnicitySen Diego Chinese Women's Association$1,000-$1,500Senior, Chinese, GPA requirement (2 yr - 2.5 GPA, 4 y - 3.0)
Opens Jan 2019
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.
Opens Jan 2019
GeneralCAC Educational Scholarship Foundation$1,500-$2,500Seniors. Essay on: "Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial Credit During Your College Years"www.cacesf.org6/30/2019
Opens Jan 2019
AthleticGregg's Goals Scholarship$1,500.00Seniors, 2.5+ GPA, soccer player www.wwggd.org3/15/2018
Opens Dec 2018
GeneralNinth Circuit Civics Contest3 awards $500-$2,000Grades 9-12. Essay or video: “Consider and describe the relevance of the Japanese internment today as our nation combats
terrorism.” 1/2/19
AthleticBrad Fowler Memorial Scholarship $5,000, renewableSeniors, athletic achievement achievment and participation in organized sports, shown leadership, overcome alcohol/drug obstacles, financial need.Application in College & Career Center2/23/2018NO
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.
Children of...Kids Chance Scholarship$1000 - $10000Children of workers that have been killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a CA employer
Children of...Lapiz Family Scholarship$2,000.00Farmworker or child of farmworker attending UC with 3.0 GPA
Children of...Military Spouses Association of Camp Pendleton ScholarshipVariesSeniors whose sponsor (parent) is stationed at Camp Pendleton.
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
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.
DisabilityAnne Ford Scholarship$10,000.00Senior, U.S. citizen, 3.0+ GPA, documentation of learning disability or ADHD.
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
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, essayPick up application in the College & Career Center4/9/2018NO
EthnicityHispanic heritage Foundation Youth Awards$1,000 to $3,500Graduation HS Spring 2019, 3.0 GPA, Enroll in higher education institution 2019-2020, Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, and Philippines). mandatory attendace to award ceremony
EthnicityHSF Hispanic Scholarship Fund$500 - $5,0003.0 GPA
EthnicityJackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipUp to $28,000 over 4 yearsSenior, minority, leadership potential, community service, US citizen, min SAT score of 100 or ACT score of 21.
EthnicityRon Brown Scholar Program20 awards of $40,000Black/African-American senior; excel academically; leadership; community service; financial need; US citizen; permanent
Financial Need2018 Royal Business Bank Scholarship $1,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, financial
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
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 $95,000). Apply through the Common
Financial NeedJessie Klicka Foundation Scholarship$,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.
Financial NeedQuestBridge National College MatchFull four-year scholarshipsHigh school seniors, high academic achievement, low-income families and/or signification financial hardship.
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
Foster YouthCal Coast Cares$2,000.00Senior, current or previously a foster youthcalcoastcu.org3/31/2018NO
GenderAmerican Business Women's Association$2,000.00Seniors, female. Must email Suzanne Southwell to apply.Email Suzanna Southwell: suzannesouthwell@sbcglobal.netMarchNO
GenderAthena San Diego High School Merit Scholarship$2,500+ per year for 2 yearsWomen, graduating senior, attending 4-year university, US citizen. Application, letter of recommendation, essays.
GenderJill Reed Women in the Trades Scholarship$2,000.00Women pursuing a career in residential services of plumbing, electrical, heating & air.
GenderSan Diego Alumnae Panhellic Scholarship$500-$1,000Senior, female, plan to attend 4-year institution with sorority/fraternity life (joining a sorority is not required). Application form, 1 letter of recommendation.
GeneralAbrahamson and Uiterwyk Scholarship$1,500.00A) Be a resident of the United States. B) Be a current high school senior OR a current college student.
GeneralAzazie Scholarship$1,000.00Seniors. Essay.
GeneralBBB Torch Awards for Ethics Essay Scholarship$1,000.00Juniors & Seniors...400 word essay on "The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community" @ 5pmNO
GeneralCA Special District Association High School Student Video Contest$1,000.00High school students. Application packet and video.
GeneralCal Coast Cares Foundation$2,000-$2,500Seniors, college-boundcalcoastcu.org3/31/2018NO
GeneralCalifornia Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation6 awards of $1,500-$2,000 Juniors and seniors. Online application form and essay.
GeneralCalifornia Black Legislative Caucus ScholarshipSenior, 2.5 GPA. Application form, essay, 2 letters of recommendation.
GeneralCalifornia Credit Union Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, community/school involvement
GeneralCarrillo Elementary PTO Wings of Wise Scholarship$1,000 for 4-year university, $500 for Community CollegeSenior, attended Carrillo Elementary
GeneralChavez Scholars HIgh School Scholarship4 $200-$500 and laptop awardGrades 9-12. Application and essay.
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.
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
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 activites/programs. 2 Letters of recommendation, transcript
GeneralFacing History Essay Contest$5,000.0013 years old or older
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.
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