The Annette Bening Promise Scholarship was established in 2018 in honor of Mesa College alumna, and actor, Annette Bening. The Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor credited her time at Mesa for inspiring her to pursue a career in acting. This scholarship is awarded to one student each year at City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges along with San Diego Continuing Education, who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to service.
To be eligible, the student must:
- Be enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
- Must be a Promise student in good standing with the program (i.e., meets all Promise program requirements)