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The Sallie Mae Fund's Scholarship Program

Nearly 900 students, including high school seniors, will receive scholarships through the scholarship program over the next three years. 

  • In 2021, The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need can apply now through March 8 
 
  • In 2021, The Sallie Mae Fund will award (260) gap scholarships worth up to $2,500 to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at-risk of not completing due to financial emergency or unpaid school bill. Students can apply for the Completing the Dream Scholarship, at https://www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/
 
San Diego County Citizens Scholarship Foundation
Do you plan to attend college in San Diego County in the Fall?  SDCCSF wants to help you by providing scholarship money. Complete the application at www.sdccsf.org, by March 2.  

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be a senior in a high school in San Diego County
  • Be a resident of San Diego County for the last year
  • Plan to attend an accredited college or university in San Diego County
  • Plan to attend college full-time in the fall and spring
  • Demonstrate a financial need and complete the FAFSA or Dream Act

 

#LeadingConEducación

In partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Intuit TurboTax will award educational grants and scholarships to high school seniors and college students who are currently making an impact in their Latino communities. This program will allow students to obtain educational grants and scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to pursue a higher education diploma or complete their college degree.

The #LeadingConEducacion program by Intuit TurboTax will help students develop the skills they need to be prepared for jobs in an innovative economy. Intuit does this through its entrepreneurship and personal finance programs which utilize products including TurboTaxMint and Quickbooks. Through this new program, students will be equipped to succeed and overcome the fear of Tax Day forever. They will experience what it means to file their own taxes and learn more about income taxes, deductions, and much more
 
To apply and learn more about this program, please visit the #LeadingConEducación page. The 2021 educational grants application process is currently open and will run through April 30, 2021.