GRANT AWARDS

Our family of colleges believes everyone should have the opportunity to earn a degree and enjoy a better future. So, whether you’re fresh out of high school or a seasoned adult ready for a career change, we may have a grant* that fits YOU!


CAREER SUCCESS GRANTS

First Time College Grant

  • $5,000 toward tuition
  • Designed for independent adults who have never attended college before.

Dependent Student Grant

  • $5,000 toward tuition
  • Designed for those who are dependent according to federal financial rules. Typically, applicants are young adults who are not considered financially independent.

Return to Learn Grant

  • $5,000 toward tuition
  • Designed for those who have previously earned some college credits but have not yet earned a degree.

FAMILY GRANT

Equal to 10% of tuition, this grant program is designed for immediate family members of enrolled students or graduates from one of our family of colleges:

  • Stevens-Henager College
  • CollegeAmerica
  • California College San Diego
  • Independence University

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Through our Good Neighbor Initiative, our family of colleges is proud to offer several generous scholarship* awards for adults—from high school seniors just entering college to career professionals wanting to advance their current degree.

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • Up to $8,000—High school seniors
  • Academic scholarships of up to $8,000 may be awarded by a campus to graduating high school seniors.

BUILD A BETTER FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP

  • $3,000—GED® credentialed
  • Congratulations on earning your GED® test credential! Now we’d like to help you take the next step—train for a career you’ll love.

BACHELOR’S UPGRADE SCHOLARSHIP

  • $5,000 toward tuition
  • This scholarship is available to graduates who earned their Associate’s degree from one of our schools: Steven-Henager College, CollegeAmerica, California College San Diego, or Independence University.

MASTER’S UPGRADE SCHOLARSHIP

  • 50% of cost of Master’s degree program
  • This scholarship is available to graduates who earned their Bachelor’s degree from one of our schools: Steven-Henager College, CollegeAmerica, California College San Diego, or Independence University.

"Our mission as a nonprofit is to provide the highest quality, career-focused education that we can and to do everything to take students, give them the education they need in a specific career, work with them as far as employment assistance and career services, have them employed, and really see their life change. That’s what we’re all about."

Eric Juhlin
President, California College San Diego