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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.

MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide: informative resource guide with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.


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. 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ScholarshipsDue March 31st

  2. North County African American Women's Association Scholarship Program (local), Due March 31st

  3. The Paula B. & Oliver W. Jones Family Foundation (local), 10th, 11th, and 12th grades, Due April 1st

  4. Kiwanis Club of Carlsbad (local), Due April 1st

  5. San Diego Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship (local), Due April 1st

  6. Bill Gibbs Endowment Fund (local), Due April 1st

  7. Coastal Community Foundation (local), Due April 3rd

  8. The Resource Conservation District Conservation Scholarship (local), Due April 8th

  9. National Naval Office Association, San Diego Chapter Scholarship (local), Due April 8th

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

  11. Carlsbad Education Foundation (CEF) (local), Due April 12th

  12. The Brother Benno Foundation (local), Due April 12th

  13. Filipino-American Scholarship, Due May 19th

  14. The Oz Foundation Scholarship (local), Due May 21st 

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