Monday, December 14, 2020

San Diego Foundation Scholarships

The San Diego Foundation's 2021-2022 Common Scholarship Application opened Wednesday, December 2nd. 

 Many awards included in the application have criteria that makes them better suited to specific groups of students, which means that counselors, administrators, mentors, and community members are vital to helping match those students with relevant awards.

We want to info inform you about the following relevant awards/categories:

Luis Arreola Memorial Scholarship
• Be graduating seniors at Sweetwater Union High School District
• Plan to attend an accredited four-year university, community college or licensed career/technical school in
the United States
• Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
• Have a demonstrated commitment to serving their community
• Have a demonstrated financial need

Preference will be given to students who are ambitious, have shown success and potential in the courses related to their chosen career and have persevered in spite of their obstacles

Click here to find corresponding scholarship flyers.

There are also more than a dozen separate awards that are administered by The San Diego Foundation but not included in the Common Scholarship Application. These opportunities should be of interest to any motivated students that you may know, and we appreciate you taking the time to pass the information along to them.

In addition to listing separate awards, The San Diego Foundation website has a number of other tools to help students, parents, and mentors navigate the scholarships process. On the students tab you can find a full list of award criteria, Tips for a Competitive Application, and a practice application.