Applying Financial Aid


Scholarships are available to all students! Students may be eligible for scholarship other than grades. There are many different type of scholarships students be qualify for such as due to their race, dominant hand, gender, major, etc.

Scholarships should be sought after monthly and through college life. Scholarships can be found at college financial aid offices, trusted websites (Never enter credit card info or pay for scholarships!), and some companies/organizations offer scholarships. It is recommended to apply to multiple scholarships to increase chances of winning more than one and adding up the total amount $$$. Every year, millions of dollars worth of scholarships are publicize but not enough students applying.... Below are some scholarships and scholarships resources to help increase chances of winning a scholarship and finding them!

National Student Leadership Conference/Scholarships

For more than 25 years, outstanding high school students have come to the NSLC to explore
a future career, develop leadership skills and experience college life.
For an overview of the programs Click Here
For information on scholarships offered Click Here
Congressional Award
Open to ages 14 to 23 year-olds.
Award: Participants earn Bronze, Siver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Award Medals.
Awards are based on four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness and
Please Click HERE for additional information and how to register

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards
The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 22nd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finances, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Sports and Technology. Please click Here for link

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities (
Multiple scholarships to review!
Please Click HERE for the link
Navy Internship & Scholarship Opportunities
(SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate
degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully
employed upon degree completion.
Other helpful links:

MALDEF Scholarship Opportunities

Throughout our 50-year history, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. Our commitment is to protect and defend the rights of all Latinos living in the United States and the constitutial rights of all Americans. The MALDEF scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource Guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.

MALDEF Scholarship GUIDE

Xello Account- All CHS students have access to Xello which provides a LIST of scholarships for all grade levels. Student need to log in using their student ID # and district password (same as powerschool). 

Online Scholarship Resources

Local Scholarships


Clairemont Foundation Scholarship

Dan Knight Scholarship - Talk to Mr. Fletcher

San Diego Foundation Scholarship


LifePrep Academy


CollegeBoard Scholarship Search


Chegg Scholarship Finder


Federal Student Aid – Scholarships


Big Future Scholarship Search
High Five Scholarships
Tuition Funding Sources
Going Merry
Outside Scholarships

Scholar Swag

College Data


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