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Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

School Code:  052533

The Counseling office is open for questions on college, careers, technical help, and applications before school, during break and lunch, and after school. Parents are asked to call or email to make an appointment.
  • Scholarship Deadline Log - Updated Weekly
  • PHS Alumni Association Scholarships: Coach Bob Champion, Alumni Association, Todd Gutschow
  • PTSA Scholarship

Financial Aid Night 2023 Presentation  - see PDF link below

 FAFSA/Dream Act

Fafsa/Dream Act opens on October 1. Students and one parent will need to apply for an FSA ID at in order to sign electronically.


CAL Grant GPA Verification

Please see the Registrar for Cal Grant GPA Verification information. Poway High School submits GPA Verification for all Seniors in late September. Learn more about the CAL Grant program at

Financial Aid and Scholarship Websites

Air Force ROTC ROTC scholarships
Army ROTC ROTC scholarships
Best Colleges Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students
Black Student Fund Comprehensive support for African American students
BrokeScholar Search over $3 million in scholarship awards
California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation Scholarship opportunity for Juniors and Seniors
California Colleges Financial aid options and resources
Cal-SOAP  Official site from the California Student Aid Commission to help students and their families pay for college as well as access other resources
CollegeBoard Financial aid and scholarship information
Fastweb Customized database of private-sector scholarships, grants & loans
Fin Aid Aid estimator and scholarship search
Free-4U Scholarships for many ethnic groups and minorities
Federal Student Aid Government website for federal student aid programs, school codes, current student loan rates
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Scholarship assistance for students of Hispanic heritage

Mapping Your Future Student site for aid and scholarships
My Future Learn about financial aid, scholarships and other college funding options
Navy ROTC ROTC scholarships
Sallie Mae Apply for scholarships up to $1000
San Diego Foundation Community foundation with a list of local scholarships College planning resources A list of scholarships from around the country
Scholarship Stats This website is for students who are interested in obtaining sports scholarships
Simple Tuition Information to help understand, manage and explain the paying for college process
Tuition Funding Sources Free scholarship search with access to over 7 million scholarships
Unigo Scholarship search by state
U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loan Program  Provides information for those who want to know more about obtaining federal loans for college
U.S. News - Paying for College Scholarship and financial aid resources
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) This program provides opportunities for significant tuition reduction for California residents attending college in 13 other states.
Be advised that the resources above are not associated with Poway Unified School District and are listed for information purposes only. As such, these sites are not necessarily endorsed by Poway High.