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. For the complete list, click here.

Name: The 2015 HR Technology Scholarship For tech-savvy students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources
Website: http://www.hrsoftwareinsight.com/hr-technology-scholarship/
Amount: $1,000
Deadlines: March 31, 2015

Name: Asbestos.com Scholarship
Website: http://www.asbestos.com/scholarship/
Amount: $3,000 (First Place), $2,000 (Second Place)
Deadlines: January 20, 2015 (Spring 2015) August 20, 2015 (Fall 2015)

Name: Bob Kelly Scholarship (for students 21 and over transferring from City College to UCSD) and Judith Keller Marx Krumholtz for San Diego City College students
Website: http://www.sdfoundation.org/ScholarshipApplication
Amount: Various
Deadline: Scholarship Process OPENS on December 3, 2014. See the application for deadlines. The San Diego Foundation application allows students to apply for several scholarships with one common application.

Name: Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Website: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/undergraduate-transfer/
Amount: $40,000
Deadline: December 16, 2014 (extended from December 1, 2014)

Name: DermMedica Scholarship
Website: http://www.dermmedica.ca/scholarship/
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Name: FC Tucker Scholarship (To the student who best demonstrates the values and principles that we consider crucial to running a successful business).
Website: http://www.talktotucker.com/talk/spring-2015-scholarship/
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Name: Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance Scholarship
Website: http://www.afwasandiego.org
Documents:  Flyer  Application
Amount: $250
Deadline: January 31, 2015

Name: Excel Builders Scholarships
Website: http://excelbuilders.com/scholarship/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 30, 2015

Name: Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship (Pumpkin Carving Contest)
Website: http://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com/scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: November 5, 2014

Name: Soroptimist International of La Jolla Live Your Dream Scholarship
(Female head of household who is attending college) 
Attachment: Live Your Dream Reference Form
Amount: $2,000 for local award, +$5,000 regional award, +$10,000 international award.
Deadline: November 15, 2014

Name: Student Debt Relief Scholarship
Website: http://www.studentdebtrelief.us/scholarship/
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: December 31, 2014

Name: EmergencyLights.net
Website: http://www.emergencylights.net/emergencylights-net-scholarship/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Name: National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge Student Organizer Scholarship
Website: http://www.chavezchallenge.org/students/scholarships/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Challenge begins after November 2014

Name: Mhelpdesk Video Scholarship
Website: http://mhelpdesk.com/scholarship/
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Name: Roosevelt Lovett Memorial Scholarship
Website: http://paymaster.co/california-college-scholarship/
Amount: Minimum $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2014

Name: Structured Settlement Career Planning Scholarship
Website: http://paymaster.co/structured-settlement-career-scholarship/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Name: Paymaster.co College Networking Scholarship
Website: http://paymaster.co/paymasterco-career-planning-scholarship/
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 25, 2015

Name: PFLAG San Diego
Website: http://www.pflag.com/scholarships/
Amount: Minimum $1000
Deadline: March 15, 2014

Name: ASCE San Diego YMF Scholarship - Civil Engineering
Website: http://www.sandiego-ymf.org/home/SCHOLARSHIPS.aspx
Amount: 1 awarded $500, 2 awarded $1000
Deadline: March 28, 2014

Name: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Website: http://www.aauwsandiego.org/localscholarships.html
Application for Undergraduates: Download
Amount: $750—$1,500
Deadline: April 19, 2014

Name: Dimensions Scholarship
Website: http://dimensionssd.org/index.php/scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2014

Name: Legacy for Health
Website: www.legacyforhealth.org
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Name: The San Diego Foundation
Website: www.sdfoundation.org
Application for Undergraduates: Download
Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: February 3, 2014

Name: Judith Keller Marx Krumholz Scholarship
Website: www.sdfoundation.org
Application for Undergraduates: Download
Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: February 3, 2014

Name:Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Cancer Scholarship
Website: http://www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship/
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: December 1, 2014 (Spring 2015) March 31, 2015 (Fall 2015)

Name: American Council of Engineering Companies of California San Diego Chapter (ACEC California – San Diego)
Application for Undergraduates: Download
Application for High School Seniors: Download
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 31, 2014

Name: San Diego Rotary Club 33 - Diana Venable Scholarship
Website: http://clubweb.rotary33.org/committee65.html
Amount: Usually Full Tuition
Deadline: Unavailable

Name: Rotary Club of San Diego North  -  Doug Kearnaghan Memorial Scholarship
Website: http://www.sandiegonorthrotary.org/
Amount: TBD
Deadline: TBD

Name: La Jolla Rotary Scholarships
Website: http://www.rotarycluboflajolla.com/Scholarships.cfm
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies

Name: Elks National Foundation
Website: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/
Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: Optimist Club International
Website: http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships4.cfm/
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Varies

Name: Holiday Bowl Memorial Scholarship Award
Website: http://www.holidaybowl.com/about-us/scholarship.html
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: TBD

Name: Point Loma High School - Jonathan Hastings Foster Scholarship
How to Apply: (619) 223-3121
Amount: Varies - Deadline: Unavailable

Name: Point Loma High School - Rebecca Christine Lenci Thespian Memorial Scholarship
How to Apply: (619) 223-3121
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unavailable

Name: American Society of Landscape Architects
Website: http://asla.org/contentdetail.aspx?id=23766
Amount: $4,000- Two Scholarships
Deadline: TBD

Name: California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Website: http://www.calcpa.org/content/scholarship.aspx
Amount: Varies Deadline: Varies

Name: San Diego Insurance Adjusters Association
Website: http://www.sdiaa.org/education.php
Amount: Up to $350 per course
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: National Association of Women Business Owners
Website: http://www.aie.org/scholarships/detail.cfm?id=16406
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15

Name: Association of Iranian-American Professionals
Website: http://aiap.org/pages.php?id=5
Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 26

Name: Leukemia and Lymphomesoma Society
Website: http://www.lls.org/resourcecenter/helpfulorganizations/financialresources/scholarships/
Amount: $1,000 per year
Deadline: Varies

Name: Sickle Cell Disease of America Association
Website: http://www.sicklecelldisease.org/index.cfm?page=scholarships
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Website: http://www.namisandiego.org/education.php
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Varies

Name: Hemophilia Association
Website: http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/MainPgs/MainNHF.aspx?menuid=53&contentid =36
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: varies

Name: San Diego County Medical Society
How to Apply: email gehring@sdcma.org
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: TBD

Name: Grossmont HealthCare District
Website: http://www.grossmonthealthcare.com/
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: ongoing

Name: Sharp Grossmont Hospital- Volunteer Nurse Scholarship
Website: http://www.sharp.com/grossmont/volunteer-opportunities.cfm
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: Public Relations Society of America
Website: http://www.prsafoundation.org/scholarships.html
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadlines: Varies

Name: The ECPOA Memorial Fund Scholarship
Website: http://www.elcajonpoa.org/scholarship.html
Amount: $500
Deadline: Ongoing

Name: Tierrasanta Community Council
Website: http://www.tierrasantacc.org/index.asp?Type=CONTRIBUTION&SEC={B9FDF029-389F-4C62-A808-2B7C2AC68D32}&DE=
Amount: TBD
Deadline: TBD

Name: Influence Print Award for Design Excellence
Website: http://www.influenceprint.com/design-scholarship-2014/
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Midnight, December 31, 2014