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    Jeffrey D. Sollender College Scholarship

    Offered by Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 1, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $4,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    February 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a San Diego County high school senior soon planning on enrolling in a postsecondary institution? More importantly, do you have a passion for and have made significant achievements in entrepreneurial, community service, and/or workplace activities? You might consider applying for the Jeffrey D. Sollender scholarship! Created to honor Jeffrey D. Sollender, an accomplished and generous businessman and philanthropist, this program awards up to $16,000 over four years to multiple lucky students each year. To apply, simply submit an essay and other application materials demonstrating your impressive activities and achievements. Keep on reading to learn more!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    3.2

    Academic Interest

    Entrepreneurship

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    California

    County

    San Diego County

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must have a gross family income of no more than $80,000/year.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, you must provide a completed FAFSA (or CA Dream Act and Student Aid Report) in addition to submitting the application materials below.

    Essay

    FAFSA

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Jeffrey D. Sollender College Scholarship is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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