SCHOLARSHIPS CLOSED! Open Application Period 12/2021 - 2/26/22

STEM Scholarship

Minimum Requirements

  • High school senior in the San Diego Unified School District (including charter schools)

  • Plan to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics

  • Plan to attend a community college or four-year college in San Diego County

  • Demonstrate financial need

Teacher Scholarship

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School senior in the San Diego Unified School District (including charter schools)

  • Plan to pursue a career in teaching (e.g., Special Education, Single Subject, Bi- lingual certification)

  • Plan to attend a community or four-year college in San Diego County

  • Agree to teach school within the San Diego Unified School District

  • Demonstrate financial need

About San Diego Education Fund

The San Diego Education Fund, established in 1954, provides scholarships, mentoring and counseling to first generation, ethnically diverse college students to become teachers, scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians in San Diego. SDEF is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and relies on grants and the generosity of individual and corporate donors for funding. Scholarship awards are renewable annually based on satisfactory academic progress towards an undergraduate degree.

For more information and an application go to

www.sdef.org

or The San Diego Education Fund’s Facebook Page

Click here to view scholarship application instructions

For the Teacher Scholarship:
• Click here to apply
• Click here to submit reference letters

For the STEM Scholarship:
• Click here to apply
• Click here to submit reference letters