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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  for review. Updates will be made after review. Thank you for supporting our San Diego City College Students!  

Scholarships for 2022

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

Please read the eligibility and application instructions on the website carefully.

Name: California Nurses Foundation Scholarships
Category: Verification of acceptance into accredited or otherwise qualified educational program for 2022/2023 
Amount: Varies
# of Awards: Multiple
Deadline: July 15, 2022
Eligibility: Community college students who are part of nursing program

Name: Scholarship Guidance
Category:  students with a GPA varies
Amount: Varies from $1,500-$10,000
# of Awards: varies
Deadline: Varies
Eligibility: College Students. 

Name: The San Diego Foundation 
Category: Community college transfer students who plan to enroll full-time at UC San Diego.
Amount: varies
# of Awards: Varies
Deadline: May 19th, 2022 at 11:59PM.
Eligibility: Community college students
Note: Applicants do not submit your application (only Save) until you are completely finished, as you will not be able to go back and make any changes.

Name: Because we Will 
Category: all students who are currently enrolled
Amount: $1000
# of Awards: Varies
Deadline: currently open 
Eligibility: Community college students 

Name: Nordson BUILDS Scholarships
Category:  students with a GPA of 3.0 and above
Amount: Varies from $2,000-$10,000
# of Awards: varies
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Eligibility: Students seeking bachelor's degrees 3.0 GPA. Associate's degree and certificate must have at least 2.7 cumulative GPA.

Name: EDUMED Scholarships and Grants for Transgender Students 
Category: all students
Amount: varies
# of Awards: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Eligibility: transgender college students 
Name: STEPS scholarship & resources for LGBTQIA students
Category: all students
Amount: varies
# of Awards: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Eligibility: students who are currently attending a 2 or 4 year institute
Name: Annual “Just Need a Chance” Educational Scholarship
Category: All students 
Amount: $2500 
Deadline: All applications must be received by June 1, 2022
Eligibility: Be accepted into an undergraduate program at a college or university.
3.0 GPA or higher – If you are going into your freshman year, you may submit a high school transcript.
Name: The Scholarship
Be a US-based high school senior or college student who will be studying in California university or four-year college in the 2022-2023 school year.
Amount: $1000
# of Awards: 1
Deadline: August 31, 2022
Eligibility: Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in biology, animal science, veterinary technology, or other animal-related sciences. GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Name: The $1000 Essay Scholarship
Category: African American students who are 18 + years in age and are permanent residents in the U.S.
Amount: $1000
# of Awards: Ten
Deadline: May 10, 2022
Eligibility: Community college students

Outside Scholarship Funding

 If you have won a scholarship from an agency outside of San Diego City College, and the Scholarship Office hasn’t received your check, contact the agency and ask them to:

  • Send your scholarship check as soon as possible
  • Make the check payable to “San Diego City College”
  • Include your student ID number and full name in the memo line on the check
  • Mail the check to:
    • San Diego City College

Attn: Scholarship Office M200

San Diego, Ca 92101-4787


If you received the check directly from the outside agency and it is payable to San Diego City College:

  • Write your full name and student ID number on the check if it is not already printed on the check
  • Deliver the check to Scholarship Office M200