Friends of Downtown Academic Scholarship

Friends of Downtown (FOD) is a registered 501©3 non-profit organization made up of individuals who work and/or live in the downtown community. FOD has awarded nearly $600,000 in scholarships to students of San Diego City College since 2000, and is the largest contributor of single scholarships to SDCC each year.


  • Registered for 9 or more units @City College in Fall 2022
  • Must be available for an interview date October 28th or November 4th
  • Must have 9 or more units completed @City College
    *Must have 3.0 GPA or higher

Supplemental Questions
  1. I am currently enrolled in at least 9 units in an Academic Program at San Diego City College, with plans to continue next semester.
  2. I have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  3. If selected, I am available to be interviewed October 28th or November 4th as part of the selection process.
  4. Which time slot would work best for a potential scholarship interview? Please note - students are not guaranteed the timeslot selected, we will do our best to accommodate your request.
  5. Are you a United States Veteran? You do not need to be a Veteran to apply for this opportunity.
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