GED® Recipient Scholarships

California College San Diego acknowledges what a significant achievement it is for a student to return to school and earn his or her GED. The college is pleased to provide the Build a Better Future Scholarship to help returning students continue their education and earn a career-focused college degree.

The Build a Better Future Scholarship award is $3,000 toward tuition. No limit exists on the number of awards that each college location can give each year.

To apply for the Build a Better Future Scholarship, contact the California College San Diego location you are interested in attending. To be eligible, each applicant must:

  1. 1. Complete one of the college’s GED preparation programs
  2. 2. Provide evidence that the student earned his or her GED
  3. 3. Apply for the scholarship within one year of earning the GED
General Details
  • Applicant needs to submit all application materials at least one week before starting classes at California College San Diego.
  • Applicant can receive only one scholarship award from California College San Diego.
  • This scholarship is awarded ratably, by term, over the course of a student’s program. A term normally lasts four months.
  • Scholarship recipients must meet all college-entrance requirements, as well as program requirements.
  • Scholarships cannot be transferred. They apply only to tuition, and they do not result in cash payments to students.
  • To maintain eligibility for the Build a Better Future Scholarship, a recipient must keep a cumulative GPA of 3.0 throughout his or her enrollment. If a recipient’s cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0, he or she will lose the scholarship and all future awards will be cancelled.
  • If a recipient withdraws from California College San Diego or is terminated, the scholarship is permanently forfeited.
  • Scholarships are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number.