LIST OF External Scholarships

Please be aware that there are many scholarship scams in circulation. Students should never pay a fee for a scholarship. Be cautious of websites that state their awards are guaranteed and are offering 100% assurance.

College Board

Gates Millennium Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The San Diego Foundation

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)


HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities)


Middle Class Scholarships

The Middle Class Scholarship is available to undergraduate California residents who attend a California State University and have a family income up to $184,000.

(Note: Unlike other scholarships, it's structured like a grant. Students are automatically considered as long as they file the FAFSA prior to March 2nd- the year prior to the award year.)