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Financial Need2018 Royal Business Bank Scholarship $1,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, financial
Ethnicity2018 TASF Scholarship10 $5,000Senior, US citizen or perm. resident, Taiwanese, 3.0+ GPA, low income
GeneralABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship$1,000.00Grades 9-12. Essay required.
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.
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 specificAgriculture and Conservation Scholarships5 $1,000 awardsSenior residing in San Diego County, 2.5 GPA, notice of intent to enroll in undergraduate college courses related to resource conservation or agriculture. www.rcdsandiego.org4/10/2018NO
Major specificAlert 1 Scholarship$250.00Senior, interested in the senior care industry
GenderAmerican Business Women's Association$2,000.00Seniors, female. Must email Suzanne Southwell to apply.Email Suzanna Southwell: suzannesouthwell@sbcglobal.netMarchNO
GenderAmerican Business Women's Association$2,000.00Sernio, female, 2.5+ GPA, www.sbmef.org3/31/2018NO
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.
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.
GeneralAXA Achievement Scholarship Program$2,500-$25,000Senior, U.S. citizen or legal resident; outstanding achievement in school community or work activities.
GeneralAzazie Scholarship$1,000.00Seniors. Essay.
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 Torch Awards for Ethics Essay Scholarship$1,000.00Juniors & Seniors...400 word essay on "The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community" @ 5pmyes
Major specificBea Gonzales Biliteracy Scholarship$750.00Senior attending 2 or 4yr university with a goal of pursuing a high level of biliteracy. Must be eligible for the district Seal of Biliteracy and demonstrating high academic achievement.
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.
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
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
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 specificBuilding Industry Association - BIA Cares Scholarship$1,000-$4,000 - multiple awardsSeniors, interest in building industry . Application form and essay.
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
Major specificCA Retired Teachers Association Scholarship1000+Seniors, attending CA community college, CSU or UC, pursuing teachingPick up application in CCC3/8/2018NO
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, Portugese 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.org6/30/2019
Opens Jan 2019
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 youthcalcoastcu.org3/31/2018NO
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.
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.
GeneralCalifornia Credit Union Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, 3.0+ GPA, community/school involvement
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
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.
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.
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
GeneralChavez Scholars HIgh School Scholarship4 $200-$500 and laptop awardGrades 9-12. Application and essay.
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.
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.
Children of...CTA Dependent ChildrenMultiple $5,000 awardsSeniors, dependent of California Teachers Association members.
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.org12/1/2018YES
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
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
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
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
Major specificEscondido Energy Center$500.00Graduating senior enrolling full-time to two or four-year college.Pick up app in CCC4/13/2018NO
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.Pick up app in CCCApp released in early 2018NO
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
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.
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
GeneralForeign Policy Association Centennial Challenge$500-$1,500Grades 9-12. Submit essay or video on the following topic: What is America's biggest challenge in the world?
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 extra-curricular activities.
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
GeneralGET SCHOOLEDVarietyDatabase of scholarships available
GeneralGolden Door ScholarsOpen to DACA Students from all States planning to attend college in Fall 2019. Majors of interest include Engineering, Coputer science, Technology or Math
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 www.wwggd.org3/15/2018
Opens Dec 2018
EthnicityHispanic heritage Foundation Scholarship500-5000seniors in pursuit of a college degree. 2 phase application 1, 2019
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
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
EthnicityJackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipUp to $28,000 over 4 yearsSenior, minority, leadership potential, community service, US citizen, min SAT score of 100 or ACT score of 21.
Financial NeedJessie Klicka Foundation Scholarship$,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.
GenderJill Reed Women in the Trades Scholarship$2,000.00Women pursuing a career in residential services of plumbing, electrical, heating & air.
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.
GeneralJonville Team Scholarship$1,000.00Senior, US citizen, plan to attend 2-year/4-year/vocational program
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
School SpecificKnob Hill Elementary School PTO$250.00Seniors who attended Knob Hill Elementary SchoolPick up at CCC4/18/2018NO
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
Children of...Lapiz Family Scholarship$2,000.00Farmworker or child of farmworker attending UC with 3.0 GPA
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.
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.
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.
Children of...Marine Corps Scholarship FoundationFull rideChild of a Marine, 2.0+ GPA, income < $98k, obtaining CTE training (less than 1 yr)
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.
DisabilityMicrosoft Disability Scholarship10 $20,000Senior, 3.0+ GPA, living with a disability, financial need
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.
GeneralMyProjectorLams 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.
Major specificNational Farmers Farm Kids Scholarships3 $1,000 awardsSenior,
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.
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
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
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
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.
GeneralParentinn Cyberbullying Prevention Scholarship$1,250.00High school student. Essay.
GenderPFLAG San Diego ScholarshipsAwards varySeniors, LGBT, 3.0 GPA. Application form, essay, 1 letter of recommendation.
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.
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