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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.

Scholarships

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. Elks National Foundation Scholarship ProgramsDue Nov. 15th

  2. Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship, Due Nov. 20th

  3. Sixt Scholars ProgramDue Nov. 30th

  4. The Burger King Scholars Program, Due Dec. 15th

  5. NACE Foundation ScholarshipsDue Jan. 1st

  6. Distinguished Young Women of San Diego Scholarship(11th grade only), Due January

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

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

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

  10. Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance, Due Feb. 28th 

  11. State Council Cabrillo Civic Clubs of CA, Inc. ScholarshipDue March 15th

  12. 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ScholarshipsDue March 31st

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