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Scholarships

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A scholarship is considered a gift of money to assist a student in financing their higher education. The requirements and amount available for individual awards vary, and many do not require the student to be financial aid eligible.

Each year, through generous contributions from donors, Southwestern College offers a wide variety of scholarships for enrolled students. The application period is during September (fall) and February (spring) each year and the process is entirely online.

The Spring scholarship application period is February 1 – February 28, 2021
We will have over 90 scholarships, worth more than $200,000!

Click the Scholarship Application button below to apply online!!

Scholarship Application

Need help writing your Personal Statement? Help is available from tutors at the Academic Success Center (ASC). 

For more information or questions about the application process, please contact:

Claudia Gaitan
Scholarship Specialist
(619)421-6700, x5267  
cgaitan@swccd.edu

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Interested in supporting scholarships for Southwestern College students? Donate today! Please contact our Foundation Office.