Local Companies Offer Scholarships to SD Students


Students and young adults are eligible for hundreds of scholarship to support them in their future success, and JA San Diego wants to be a resource in creating awareness of these opportunities. There are lots of scholarship opportunities out there, but it can be hard to know where to start looking. Below you will find scholarships being offered by local companies and organizations. Check back regularly for updated opportunities!

2022 LPL Financial Community Scholarship Program: LPL Financial believes that education is key to every child’s future, and wants to empower young people to achieve their life’s aspirations. This scholarship is open for high school juniors who will be completing or leaving high school and entering college in the fall of 2022. $1,000 scholarship recipients are selected based on their academic and leadership achievements. Apply by May 1st. Click here to learn more and apply today.

2022 Scholarship Applications Open for Aspiring Water Pros: If you’re a student considering college studies leading to a career in the water and wastewater industry, several California water associations and San Diego regional member water agencies offer college scholarships. Scholarships are available for community college, college, and graduate-level programs. Application deadlines vary by scholarship. Click here to learn more about the various scholarship opportunities and apply today.

The City of San Diego Promise Zone group is recruiting for AmeriCorps VISTA positions: AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national program that works to alleviate poverty nationwide. The City of San Diego is looking for 4 candidates to serve with the San Diego Promise Zone, a place-based community development program. College and post-college students are able to apply to gain experience, get paid and serve your community at the same time. Learn more and apply today.

Nordson BUILDS Scholarship: The mission of Nordson BUILDS is to attract and develop a diverse, highly-skilled talent pool for careers in the manufacturing industry.  It is designed to help bright and motivated students access and complete postsecondary education by lessening the financial barriers of enrolling in college for many, and decreasing the loan burden for individuals that apply for financial aid.  Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible to receive this scholarship. Apply by May 15th. Click here to learn more and apply today.

$10,000 in scholarships available from State Bank of India for high school seniors: Ten $1,000 scholarships available for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in Fall 2021! State Bank of India (California) is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher ed. Apply by April 2nd. Click here to learn more and apply today!

The SD Foundation offers over 100 scholarships to students: The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship program provides scholarship opportunities for local students to helppursue their educational goals and achieve their higher education dreams. High school students are eligible to receive $1,000 and above through many opportunities in the Community Scholarship Program by filling out just one application. Applications are now closed for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here to learn more.

The Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship: This program helps students ages 16-26, pursue their educational goals and career aspirations – no matter what their unique passion. The Live Más Scholarship empowers the next generation of leaders to ignite change in their communities and beyond. This scholarship is for students planning on or currently attending a 4-year university, community college or a 2-year vocational school. Applications are now closed and will reopen for the following year in Fall 2021. Click here to learn more.

$75k available in scholarships from Cox Charities: Cox Charities is offering $75,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors in the San Diego area. The Cox Scholars scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000. Recipients must be a 2021 graduating high school senior living in Cox’s Southern California service area. Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now closed. Learn more here.

KPMG Future Leaders Program: The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. Funded by proceeds from the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit, the KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards 22 top female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, mentorship, and an introduction to golf. The program’s main purpose is to help these young women continue to build a strong foundation and instill the confidence and leadership ability they need to succeed in college and ultimately in their long-term careers. Applications for the 2021 KPMG Future Leaders Program are now closed. 2022 applications will be available starting in November. Learn more here.

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