Foundation to Award Millions in Scholarships to San Diego Students

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Graduating community college students. Photo courtesy San Diego Community College District

If you’re a high school or college student seeking tuition aid, now is the time to apply through the San Diego Foundation‘s 2016-2017 scholarship programs.

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The foundation’s Community Scholarship Program, the largest in the San Diego region outside of a university, provides a variety of scholarships to high school students, current college students, graduate students and adult re-entry students.

Last year more than $2.3 million was awarded to over 1,000 local students for the 2015-2016 school year. Funds are available under more than 120 individual scholarships.

The application period opened earlier this month and continues through Feb. 3.

Students can apply online at

In partnership with the foundation, local donors review applications from nearly 3,000 students each year. Since 1997, the program has awarded more than $24 million to thousands of students.

The 40-year-old San Diego Foundation manages more than $643 million in charitable assets and promotes responsible charitable giving in the Sand Diego region.

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