The San Diego Foundation

With just one application, our Common Scholarship Application at The San Diego Foundation, provides students access to more than 100 scholarship opportunities with awards ranging from $1,000 to more than $5,000. Some scholarships can be renewed for multiple years to help offset the financial burden for a student’s entire undergraduate career.


Due March 8, 2023

Scholarships are available for:
Graduating high school seniors
Current college students (undergraduate or graduate)
Adult re-entry students
Students with financial need (includes middle-income families)
Students attending four-year universities, community colleges or career/technical schools
Even if you’re not a straight-A, star athlete or student body president, we have scholarship opportunities if you have:

Commitment to your education
Potential for success in college
Minimum GPA of 2.0
Participation in community service, extracurricular activities and/or work experience
Current residence in San Diego County (for at least one year)
Need of help to pay for school (including middle-income families)
A completed FAFSA or CA Dream Act and Student Aid Report (SAR). This is necessary for all applicants. Recommendation: Please start ASAP as this information is needed to fill out the application. The 2023-2024 academic year for FAFSA opened October 1.
If you have a question regarding the any of our Common Scholarship Application, please contact

Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000