SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Foundation, which supports the largest non-university scholarship program in the San Diego region, announced the Community Scholarship Program Application for the 2016-2017 academic year is now available.
The Community Scholarship Program awarded more than $2.3 million to help over 1,000 local students pursue higher education during the 2015-2016 school year.
The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship Program open application period for all eligible San Diego students began December 2. More than 120 scholarships are available through the common scholarship application to students pursuing higher education.
Students can apply at http://www.sdfoundation.org/students/common-scholarship-app/.
The application period will open on December 2 and close on February 3, 2016.
The Community Scholarship Program, the largest in the San Diego region outside of the university system, provides a variety of scholarships to high school students, current college students, graduate students and adult re-entry students. In partnership with The San Diego Foundation, donors participate in an application review and selection process that pulls from nearly 3,000 applicants each year. Since 1997, the program has awarded more than $24 million to thousands of students.
Awards are granted to four-year universities, two-year colleges, graduate, and trade/vocational schools. By using The Foundation common scholarship application, students can be considered for all scholarships through one application.