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Grants and Scholarships

Freshman Academic Scholarship

  • Founder’s Scholarship: $12,000
  • President’s Scholarship: $10,000
  • Trustee Scholarship: $8,000
  • Achievement Scholarship: $3,000

Church Matching Grant

  • Amount: up to $1,000 per year
  • Eligibility: Matching funds are awarded to the student when scholarship monies are received by the Office of Enrollment Services prior to the first day of classes from a church entity on behalf of the student. These funds will be matched by SDC up to $500 per semester.
  • Application: SDC requires that a church send a letter of scholarship including the student’s full name along with a check made payable to San Diego Christian and the student’s name to the SDC Office of Enrollment Services
  • Deadline: Prior to the first day of classes for the new term.
  • Renewal: Annually renewable
  • Funding: San Diego Christian College and church entity

Aletheia Honors Program

  • Amount: $1,000-50% tuition scholarship
  • Eligibility: Prospective students who exhibit a desire for a rigorous course of study in which high-achieving, active learners engage in academic discourse in a collaborative learning cohort. The program is designed to foster excellence in students as developing scholars. Selected students will then receive an invitation to a scholarship day and continue with the scholarship process. Students who attend the day automatically receive a one-time, $1000 scholarship. Students who are selected for the program are eligible to receive additional scholarship funding.
  • Application: Click here for details
  • Deadline:  Click here for details
  • Renewal: Annually renewable
  • Funding: San Diego Christian College

Transfer Academic Scholarship

  • Tier 1 College GPA 3.6-4.0: $8,000
  • Tier 2 College GPA 3.0-3.599: 6,000
  • Tier 3 College GPA 2.6-2.999: $4,000
  • Tier 4 College GPA 2.599 and below: $2,000

Christian Worker Dependent Grant

  • Amount: $3,000 per year
  • Eligibility: The student is eligible if he/she is the direct dependent of an a parent whose primary source of income derives from employment in full-time (non-profit) ministry (missionary, pastor, Christian school teacher or administrator). This is a need-based grant. Students must demonstrate need as determined by the FAFSA.
  • Application: SDC’s Christian Worker Dependent application must be submitted to verify eligibility. Contact your Admissions Counselor for more information.
  • Deadline: No deadline. Priority given to early applicants.
  • Renewal: Annually renewable
  • Funding: San Diego Christian College

Legacy Grant

  • Amount: $1,000 per year
  • Eligibility: The student is eligible if he/she is the direct dependent of an SDC alumnus.
  • Application: No separate application required. Student should indicate eligibility on their SDC application.
  • Deadline: No deadline. Priority given to early applicants.
  • Renewal: Annually renewable
  • Funding: San Diego Christian College
  • Note: The Office of Admissions automatically awards the Legacy Grant at the time the eligible student is admitted to SDC.

Dr. Henry Morris Leadership (DHML) Program

  • Amount: $1,000-50% tuition scholarship
  • Eligibility: Prospective students who exhibit leadership qualities in the classroom and the community are invited to apply for the DHML scholarship. Selected students will then receive an invitation to a scholarship day and continue with the scholarship process. Students who attend the day automatically receive a one-time, $1,000 scholarship. Students who are selected for the program are eligible to receive additional scholarship funding.
  • Application: Click here for details
  • Deadline: Click here for details
  • Renewal: Annually renewable
  • Funding: San Diego Christian College

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