Outside Scholarships

There are many scholarships offered each year by private organizations, businesses, and educational institutions. Each scholarship has different requirements and application procedures. To find out more, you can visit the individual websites listed below. 

Are you interested in posting your scholarship opportunity on our webpage ? Did you find a broken link or need to report on one of the listed opportunities? Please send your information to cityscholarships@sdccd.edu  for review. Updates will be made after review. Thank you for supporting our San Diego City College Students!

last update: 3/17/2017

  SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2017

*Please note that the scholarship opportunities listed below are not affiliated with San Diego City College*

The scholarships below are accepting applications in June of 2017. Please read the eligibility and application instructions on the website carefully.

Name : Should I Sign Rising Star Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1,000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : July 1, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Black Note Smoke Free World Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $2,000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : April 30, 2017
Eligibility : All fulltime students

Name : SL Scholarship Foundation
Category : All Students
Amount : Starting at $2,000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : June 30, 2017
Eligibility : Student must have a 2.0 GPA or higher

Name : OEDB.org
Category : All Students
Amount : Varies
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : Varies
Eligibility : African American Students in Higher Education

Name : Dealhack Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : June 30, 2017
Eligibility : Must be an outstanding community volunteer

Name : Johnston & Martineau Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $750
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : August 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled in accredited college

Name : Louder.Online Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $2000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : December 31, 2017
Eligibility : Students pursuing a degree in Business, Marketing, E-Marketing or IT

Name : QuoteWizard
Category : All Students
Amount : $500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : September 15, 2017
Eligibility : All students

Name : VoyMedia
Category : All Students
Amount : $2500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : April 31, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled in accredited college

Name : EasyEDA Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $2500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : December 31, 2017
Eligibility : Students pursuing a degree in Business, Marketing, E-Marketing or IT

Name : Bey & Associates Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : August 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must be a first year student

Name : MTB Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $750
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : October 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled in accredited college

Name : Mesothelioma Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $3000
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : July 1, 2017
Eligibility : Students with or affected by Mesothelioma

Name : Indydisplay Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : July 1, 2017
Eligibility : All students

Name : Senior Advice Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : July 15, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled in school

Name : Cohen & Cohen Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : April 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must have a 3.0 GPA

Name : Homedust Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $1000
# of Awards : 3
Deadline : December 15, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled fulltime

Name : Dial My Calls Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $500
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : April 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher

Name : Pacific Medical Training Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $1000
# of Awards : 3
Deadline : April 21, 2017
Eligibility : All students

Name : Rosen & Ohr Firm Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $1000
# of Awards : 3
Deadline : April 21, 2017
Eligibility : All students

Name : CJ Pony Parts Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $500
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : August 1, 2017
Eligibility : Student in an automotive field

Name : Dish Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $500
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : August 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must be enrolled in school

Name : Holliday Karatinos Law Firm Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : up to $4500
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : April 30, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Bohn & Fletcher Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : August 1, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Guldjian Law APC Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : August 31, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Kokopax
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 5
Deadline : March 15, 2017
Eligibility : Fulltime Students

Name : Hackard Law Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $2500
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : August 15, 2017
Eligibility : US Citizens

Name : iflexion Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : December 31, 2017
Eligibility : Fulltime students

Name : Herl's Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : May 1, 2017
Eligibility : Business or Management Major with a 3.5 or higher GPA

Name : Addiction Resource
Category : All Students
Amount : $3000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : April 21, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Social Media Management Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : December 1, 2017
Eligibility : All Students

Name : Chavez Community College Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : March 8, 2017
Eligibility : Women pursuing a degree in Business, 3.0 GPA

Name : California Coast Foster Student Scholarship
Category : Students who are or have been in foster care
Amount : $2000
# of Awards : 5
Deadline : March 11, 2017
Eligibility : Must have a 2.5 GPA

Name : Dimensions San Diego
Category : Female Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : April 4, 2017
Eligibility : Must have a 3.0 GPA

Name : Adore Me Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : May 31, 2017
Eligibility : Women pursuing a degree in Business, 3.0 GPA

Name : Mister Products Scholarship
Category : All Students Entering College as Freshman
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : March 1, 2017
Eligibility : Must be in good standing with university, enrolled for 2017/18.

Name : San Diego Chapter of American Concrete Institute (ACI) 
Category : All Students pursuing degree in Concrete Related Field
Amount : Varies
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : April 24, 2017
Eligibility : Demonstrates leadership.

Name : John O'Brien & Associastes Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : July 31, 2017
Eligibility : 3.0 GPA, U.S citizen, currently a high school senior.

Name : Women in Technology Scholarship
Category : Female Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : May 5, 2017
Eligibility : Female pursuing a degree in technology.

Name : Tough Turtle Turf
Category : All Students
Amount : $1500
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : December 31, 2017
Eligibility : Undergraduates and high school seniors.

Name : Reborn Cabinets Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : February 28, 2017
Eligibility : 3.5 cumulative GPA, U.S Citizen, pursuing a degree in business, management or related field.

Name : The Outdoor Movie Headquarters
Category : All Students
Amount : Varies
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : March 31, 2017
Eligibility : All Students.

Name : North Coast Financial
Category : All Full-time Students
Amount : $500
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : April 30, 2017
Eligibility : Pursuing a degree in a business related field.

Name : Mana Scholarship
Category : Latina Students
Amount : $500
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : February 24, 2017
Eligibility : Must have a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and have community involvement.

Name : American Muscle Scholarship
Category : Students pursuing an automotive themed major
Amount : $2,000
# of Awards : 4
Deadline : June 15, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must be full time. Please only one essay per student.

Name : Assistance League of Greater San Diego
Category : Students Transferring to a 4 year University
Amount : $3,000
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : April 25, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must be transferring to a 4 year university in 2017/18 school year.

Name : California Coast Foster Student Scholarship
Category : Students who are or have been in foster care
Amount : Varies
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : March 11, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must a 2.5 GPA

Name : Farmers Bureau Scholarship
Category : Students pursuing a degree in agriculture
Amount : $500 - $5000
# of Awards : Varies
Deadline : April 3, 2017
Eligibility : Must be entering or attending a two- or four-year college or university

Name : Assistance League of Greater San Diego
Category : Students Transferring to a 4 year University
Amount : $3,000
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : April 25, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA during the period of this scholarship.

Name : California Coast Foster Student Scholarship
Category : Students who are or have been in foster care
Amount : Varies
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : March 11, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must a 2.5 GPA.

Name : Turk Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $10,000
# of Awards : 20
Deadline : March 1, 2017
Eligibility : Applicants must either be graduating from high school or have graduated in the last 5 years and not attended a post high school educational institution.

Name : AWIS Scholarship
Category :
All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : February 28, 2017
Eligibility : Female students who are pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Name : Truth Initiative
Category :
All Students
Amount : $5000
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : April 30, 2017
Eligibility : Applicant must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report). Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least 2.0 (C average) in the most recent academic year.

Name : The Life Coach Spotter
Category :
All Students
Amount : $1000
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : August 15th, 2017
Eligibility : You have been accepted to a college or you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student.

Name
: San Diego Foundation Scholarships
Category : All Students
Amount : Vary
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : February 1, 2017 at 2PM
Eligibility : Students with a 2.0 GPA are eligible for this scholarship. Multiple scholarship opportunities with different eligibility requirements. Please visit their site for more information scholarship requirements.

Name : Healthcare Leadership Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $2000
# of Awards : 2
Deadline : May 1, 2017

Name : SP Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : Up to $10,000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : November 30, 2017
Eligibility : US Citizen or lawful resident

Name : YDI Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : Up to $1000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : March 1, 2017
Eligibility : US Citizen or lawful resident

Name : Judith Keller Marx Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : Vary
# of Awards : Multiple
Deadline : February 1, 2017 at 2pm
Eligibility : Students currently attending San Diego City College, 2.5 GPA, must be enrolled in at least 6 credits/units, who are pursuing a certificate, Associate degree or planning to transfer to a four year university

Name : Extreme Terrain Scholarship
Category : All Students
Amount : $3000
# of Awards : 1
Deadline : June 15, 2017
Eligibility : Students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, Sustainable Agriculture Systems

Name : California Community Colleges Student Financial Aid Administrators Association
Category : All Students
Amount : $500
# of Awards : 10
Deadline : February 1, 2017
Eligibility : enrolled in 6 units at a California Community College

Name: Abraham & Lillian Turk Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $10,000
# of awards: 20
Deadline(s): March 1, 2017

Name: Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA)
Category: All Students (Bachelor’s Degree)
Amount: $500
# of awards: 2
Deadline(s): April 1, 2017
Eligibility: 3rd, 4th, or 5th year Accounting or Finance Majors

Name: Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA)
Category: All Students (Associate's Degree)
Amount: $250
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): April 1, 2017
Eligibility: 1st or 2nd year Accounting or Finance Majors

Name: Youth Noise Scholarship Program
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $1,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): November 21, 2016

Name: DISH Promotions Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $1,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): November 30, 2016

Name: Andrew Flusche Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $500
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): November 30, 2016

Name: Get- Frontier Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $1,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): November 30, 2016

Name: SP Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $10,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): November 30, 2016 Eligibility: Eligibility: US Citizen or lawful resident

Name: YDI Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: Up to $1,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): March 1, 2017 Eligibility: US Citizen or lawful resident

Name: Abraham and Lillian Turk Scholarship Program
Category: Pease Review Details in the Link Provided
Amount: Up to $10,000
# of awards: Up to 20
Deadline(s): March 1, 2017

Name: AXA Achievement Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $10,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline(s): From November 1, 2016 through December 15, 2016

Name: QuitDay Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $2,000
# of awards: 3
Deadline: December 9, 2016

Name: Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships
Category: All Students
Amount: $1,000
# of awards: 8
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Name: Bachus and Schanker Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $2,000
# of awards: 1
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Name: The Should I Sing Rising Star Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Fall 2016:   December 31, 2016
Summer 2017:   April 1, 2017

Name: Safety Scholarship for Students
Category: All Students
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15, 2017 Annually

Name: Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers Scholarship
Category: All Students
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 10, 2017

Name: Grade Potential Tutoring
Category: All Students
Amount: $1000 Annually
Deadline:
Summer 2016:   August 15, 2016
Fall 2016:   October 15, 2016
Winter 2016:   December 2016
Spring 2017:   March 15, 2017


Name: Grade Potential Tutoring
Category: All Students
Amount: $1000 Annually
Deadline: November 15, 2016

Name: Perlman Clinic Scholarship
Category:   Nursing and Medical Students
Amount: $500 & A Career Guidance Session w/ one of their Doctors (1 award)
Deadline:   December 31, 2016

Name: Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
Category: Nursing
Amount: $1000
Deadline: January 29, 2017
Eligibility: Applicants must be 17 or over with a 3.0+ GPA, and enrolled or accepted to a nursing or healthcare-related program. Both graduate and undergraduate students welcome to apply.


Name:
Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Category:   Apartment Housing
Amount: $1,000 (several awards)
Deadline:   Ongoing
   Winter : November 15, 2016
   Spring : April 1, 2017




ONGOING, VARYING, OR TBD - DEADLINES

*Please note that the scholarship opportunities listed below are not affiliated with San Diego City College*

Name: U.S. Coast Guard Scholarship
Flyer: U.S. Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative
Category:  Military, Coast Guard
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: Toptal Scholarship for Female Developers
Category: STEM, Female, Women, Computer Scientist, Developers, Software Engineers
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Monthly Awards

Name: The Advocate Scolarship
Category:  Law, General
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Ongoing/ semester

Name: Coupons.com
Category: General
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Ongoing

 Name: Rhio Scholarship
Category: Cancer, Medical, General
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Ongoing/ montlhy

Name: Bulkofficesupply.com scholarship
Category: Arts, Business, Teaching
Amount : $1,000
Deadline: Ongoing 

SCHOLARSHIP 2017 DEADLINES

*Please note that the scholarship opportunities listed below are not affiliated with San Diego City College*
Name:   The Find Tutors near me Scholarship
Category: Tutoring
Award: $500
Deadline: May  1, 2017

PAST SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 
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*Please note that the scholarship opportunities listed below are not affiliated with San Diego City College*

Name:   It Works
Category:  Clinical Administartion, General
Amount:   $2,500
D eadline January 17, 2016