Common Scholarship Application

The San Diego Foundation Common Scholarship Application gives San Diego students access to more than 100 scholarships that comprise our Community Scholarship Program by filling out just one application.

Access the Common Scholarship Application

The Common Scholarship Application deadline is February 1, 2018 at 2:00pm (PST).

Who Is Eligible?

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
  • Need of help to pay for school (including middle-income families)

Resources

If you have a question regarding the Common Scholarship Application, please contact scholarships@sdfoundation.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click the questions below to view their answers.

How do I prepare for the Common Scholarship Application? ►
What types of scholarships are offered by The San Diego Foundation? ►
How many scholarships and how much money do you award each year? ►
How much does it cost to apply for a scholarship? ►
Do I have to be a resident of San Diego County to apply for your scholarships? ►
I do not qualify for financial aid through my school. Am I still eligible? ►
I am not a straight-A student or athlete. Am I still eligible? ►
Can I apply for and receive more than one scholarship? ►
In the application, you ask for my financial information but my parents have not yet completed their taxes. How should I gather my financial information? ►
How will my application be evaluated? ►
What are my chances of receiving a scholarship? ►
Will I be interviewed during the application process? ►
When will I be notified about the outcome of my application? ►
If I am selected as a recipient, how much will I receive? ►
What will my scholarship pay for? ►
If I already have all the funding I need for this school year, can I defer my scholarship to next year? ►
Will my scholarship check be sent directly to me? ►
If I receive a scholarship one year, will I automatically receive it the next year? ►
If I change schools, will my scholarship be transferred to my new school? ►
Is my scholarship taxable? ►
Do I need to pay back my scholarship? ►
Should I still complete the FAFSA? ►

Contact Our Scholarships Team

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