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Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid: Learn about the different funding sources to help pay for college.

FAFSA: The application is open now and is due March 2nd! 

How to Fill Out the FAFSA Guide and FAFSA on the web (worksheet)

FAFSA Tips (Spanish)

Cal Grant: Students must complete a FAFSA before applying for a Cal Grant.

CSS Profile: In addition to the FAFSA, this form is required for certain institutions.

California Student Aid Commission: An overview of financial aid options for CA residents.


The SCHS Counseling department will list current scholarships below. In addition, students should check the Scholarships tab in Naviance for many other opportunities based on specific criteria. Learn how to avoid scholarship scams.

Current Scholarships:

  1. Distinguished Young Women of San Diego Scholarship, (local(11th grade only), Due Jan. 20th

  2. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, Due Feb. 1st

  3. California PTA Graduating Senior Scholarship, Due Feb. 1st

  4. The San Diego Foundation, (localDue Feb. 5th

    **The Common application feature allows students to apply to multiple local scholarships!
  5. North County Italian Association Scholarship (local), Due Feb. 8th

  6. 'We the Students' Essay Competition, Due Feb. 14th

  7. Salute to Education Scholarship, Due Feb. 15th

  8. Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship Programs, Due Feb. 26th 

  9. Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance (local), Due Feb. 28th 

  10. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir San Diego (local), Due March 5th

  11. California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship (local), Due March 7th

  12. The Dr. Lynette Robinson Scholarship for Inclusive Education (local), Due March 8th

  13. State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of CA, Inc. Scholarship (local), Due March 15th

  14. 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ScholarshipsDue March 31st

  15. Alexander Kreiglowa Navy & Marine Corps Dependents Scholarship, Due April 12th 

*This list is updated weekly. Please check Naviance for more information on available scholarships.