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Outside Scholarships


  • AAUW Poway-Penasquitos Branch Re-entry Woman Scholarship-  Scholarships are awarded to women who are non-traditional students who have experienced challenges in life and education that differ from the traditional 4-year path.  Please see website for more information on how to apply:




  • American Graphics Institute: The American Graphic Institute Design Thinking scholarship is offered to both part-time and full-time students enrolled in degree programs at any accredited college or university in the United States. Please see the website for additional information and to apply:



  • Annual Senior Care Scholarship– A Place for Mom is proud to offer our annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Please see website for more information:


  • Association on American Indian Affairs Link to Website – See website for application. Open to American Indian and Alaska Native students who are 1/4 Indian blood or more and are enrolled members of their tribe. Applications can be mailed to: Lisa Wyzlic Director of Scholarship Programs Association on American Indian Affairs 966 Hungerford Dr, Ste 12-B Rockville, MD 20850


  • Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship– Applicants must submit a video showcasing their talents in the performing arts.  See website for details:





  • The Cantor Crane Personal Injury Lawyer $1,000 Student Scholarship Fund – Student Pledge-The scholarship funds may be used for school tuition at a college or university. It is not required that the applicant be enrolled in an educational program at the time of his or her application. The winner will have one year from the date of the award to provide a tuition invoice from the school of their choice. A check for $1,000 will then be sent to the educational institution. Please see website to apply:










  • Dickson Law Group– $1,000 Scholarship available for current college students or those planning to attend.  Please see the website for more information:


  • Dolman Law Group– In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present 2-3 minute video essay.  Please see the website to see the requirements and essay topic:



  • 2017 Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys, LLP Scholarship– The $1,000 scholarship is intended to help defray first-year expenses for students graduating from undergraduate school that have been accepted into an accredited law school anywhere in the United States.. Please see website to apply:


  •   –  Computer Science and Computer Engineering Scholarship Link to Website Deadline April 1st of each year.




  • Folds of Honor ScholarshipLink to Website Deadline: Please check website for deadline.



  • Getbestmattress Scholarship– This scholarship program is highly recommended for the students who are currently studying in IT/Tech, Business, Marketing or Health related departments.  Please see website to apply:


  • GCFW Contemporary Women of North County- GCFW is a non-profit organization that supports community service efforts in the San Diego North County area. Our Scholarship is is offered to a currently enrolled female planning to continue at Palomar College or MiraCosta College who demonstrates an interest in career, community, and self-improvement through volunteerism.  Our Scholarship is to be used for tuition, textbook, and/or supplies required by the professor for a class. Application Deadline is yearly by April 15th: Application:



  • is offering a $1500 annual scholarship to help students consider their aspirations, and ease the burden of the costs of higher education.  Students who are interested in applying and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA are expected to either write an 800 word essay, or create a YouTube video on where they see themselves in 10 years.  Further information can be found here:


  • Headset Plus– The contest requires you to create a short YouTube video about yourself, your past achievements and how you can help shape the world around you, why college education is important, and tell us what motivates you? Give us examples what you have achieved in school and outside of school.  See website to apply:


  • Help–, a platform focused on providing high-quality resources for teachers, tutors, homeschool parents, and others who work in the field of education, offers a new scholarship for students in high school and college. See website to apply:



  • Houzz Scholarship– Our goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. We are looking for the best, brightest, and most innovative students in the residential design world.





  • Lake San Marcos Kiwanis Club FoundationLake San Marcos Club Fountain Scholarships are a one-time award and are valid for one year from date of award. All submitted material must be typed word-processed, double-spaced, and a minimum of 10 point common font. MUST submit an autobiography & essay (2 pages per item limit) Up to two (2) letters of recommendation Transcript of credits with school verification. Legal Residence required- Click here for timeline and here for application.


  • Lake San Marcos P.E.O Chapter – Please click on links below for Information and Application:



  • Lions Deal Scholarship– Students pursuing a career in the food service and hospitality industry, including, but not limited to marketing, nutrition and business management, who demonstrate leadership ability in the field, outstanding creativity and / or entrepreneurial skills



  • Medical Assistant Degree Scholarship– Applicants must write and submit an essay in English of between 750 and 1000 words on the topic “Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field. Please see website for additional information and to apply:


  • Minc Law LLC Scholarship: Minc Law LLC is pleased to offer the students of Palomar Community College District a scholarship of $1,500 to a high school graduate in need of financial assistance in order to help them achieve their academic and professional dreams. Aaron Minc has created this scholarship to give high schoolers the chance to further their education by awarding one person who provides an essay with a $1,500 academic scholarship. 





  • Open Listing “Take Big Risks” Scholarship: Video Scholarship: The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1- July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods. Click to apply:


  • Ortho Scholar Scholarship – Four different Scholarship opportunities to apply for! Please see website for information and to apply:






  • Remote DBA Scholarship Award–  Remote DBA, leading remote dba experts in SQL Server and Oracle, is proud to offer a new scholarship program for students interested in pursuing a data-focused or data science careers. We invite all current students, as well as graduating high school seniors, interested in pursuing a career in database administration, data management and data science to apply. See website to apply:


  • RentHop Apartment Scholarship– To apply, send an essay under 1000 words that concisely explains where you see yourself 5 years after finishing school and how those goals are aligned with the RentHop values and those of your school and degree program. See website to apply:


  • San Diego Mensa Scholarship Link to Website Deadline: The Scholarship application process opens Sept. 15 and closes Jan. 15.






  • SEO Services USA-Education is one of the most important elements to have in your life. That’s why we here at SEO Services USA are offering two $1,000 prizes each year! Since we are an online digital marketing agency who specializes in ranking websites on the first page of Google, your opportunity to win a scholarship is simple. Please see website to apply:




  •  Supply Chain Management Scholarship– Applicants must be undergraduates, majoring in Supply Chain Management and either in college in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California or Illinois, or maintain a permanent residence in one of those states. See website to apply:



  • Viking Mergers’ Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship– Those applying need to be able to demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship. See website for details and to apply:



Last modified on March 21, 2019