Scholarship Program

Friends of Downtown has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to San Diego City College since 2000, and has been the largest contributor of single scholarships to City College.

In 2017 Friends of Downtown awarded $750 scholarship to forty-two City College students, based on their academic achievement.  Meet some of our 2017 recipients!

Our goal is to help more students in 2018 by raising $40,000 !  

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Our Annual Fundraising Breakfast was held on April 12th  at the University Club at Symphony Towers, Breakfast attendees enjoyed the great view, yummy breakfast, connecting with others and meeting SDCC students and executives. Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages to see highlights of the Breakfast, which was held with the generous support of our sponsors.


About San Diego City College

Established in 1914, San Diego City College serves as the educational cornerstone of downtown San Diego. A 60-acre urban campus, City College serves more than 16,000 students, offering 200 degrees and majors, 500 certificates, and 1,800 day, evening, and weekend classes. City College is part of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD), the second largest of California’s 72 community college districts, which also includes Mesa College, Miramar College and Continuing Education.

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