Nipomo Titans are eligible to apply for the scholarships below. These scholarships require a separate application process, each with a link or contact information to access the application. See Mrs. O in the Career Center with questions.


Please verify if the deadline signifies the application must be submitted, postmarked by or physically at the office of each community agency providing the scholarship.

San Luis Obispo Museum of ArtMe is We” juried competition Entries Due January 26, 2020

Self-portraits drawn by 12th-grade students in San Luis Obispo County. $11,000 in total awards, shared 50/50 between winning students and their teachers. 

American Association of University Women AAUW (Click to Apply) - DUE by March 5, 2020

$1,000 or $1,500 each to senior females in all fields of study. Maintain a 3.5 grade-point average. 

American Legion Auxiliary Post 136 (Click to Apply) - Due May 1, 2020, to Career Center

$500 to a student who is a U.S. citizen; has a U.S. veteran parent or grandparent; minimum 3.0 GPA; not attending online schools, universities, or colleges.


Atheists United SLO is offering a $500 scholarship to high school seniors who support secular or atheist values. This scholarship will recognize young leaders and activists who help to build the atheist community, engage in political activism, or participate in/initiate charitable acts that will serve as the foundation for a secular future. Applicants must intend to pursue an education at any accredited college or university that offers an Associates or Bachelor's degree. All applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who represent the ideals of secularism and/or atheism. Persons of any race, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.

Arroyo Grande Sportsman’s Club (Click to Apply) - Deadline is May 4, 2020

Maximum $1,000 scholarship for seniors with career goals that have a positive impact on the physical, social, or political environment for the conservation/preservation and propagation of fish and wildlife and the natural resources within the United States; forest service; fish and game service; and/or wildlife/environmental law. 


CalTrans District 5 Employees Scholarship - Will be updated with deadlines in the Spring.

The scholarship is intended to recognize and assist students who are planning to pursue a career in Transportation, including Engineers, Project Managers, Transportation Planners, Environmental Planners, Archeologists, Land Surveyors Mechanics, Electricians, and many more. The candidates must also intend to enroll in a Community College, College or University, or Trade School in California. We definitely encourage all students, in all academic ranges, who plan to pursue a career in Transportation to apply.

Clark Center for the Performing Arts - postmarked by April 24, 2020

Open to high school seniors planning to pursue higher education in the performing arts. Minimum of 2.0 gpa. Audition required. 

CSEA Chapter 275 - postmarked by March 30

Pick up a paper application in the Career Center. Open to graduating seniors who are dependents of CSEA Chapter 275 members. One scholarship of $1000; one scholarship is $500; two scholarships will be $250. State-level applications available by clicking here. 

Cuesta College Promise Scholarship - Submit between Jan. 1 and Aug. 1, 2020

The Cuesta Promise is a scholarship program for all San Luis Obispo County (SLOC) high school graduates, who can attend Cuesta fee-free for their first 2 years. All graduates from SLOC high schools must attend Cuesta College the fall semester immediately following their completion of high school to qualify.  *Applications submitted by March 2 will automatically allow students to be considered for additional Cuesta College scholarships*

Debbie Huhn Memorial Scholarship - Due Friday, April 24, 2020

$750 scholarship for any graduate of Harloe or Grover Beach Elementary. 3.0 grade point average required. 


Delaney Lemus "Spirit of Sport" Memorial Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2020

Amount varies. In memory of Delaney Lemus, a 2008 NHS Varsity Girls Volleyball player, whose spirit of the sport will always be remembered. Open to current Varsity Girls Volleyball seniors who are college-bound and exemplify the sport on and off the court.


Delta Theta Chi Sorority - Due Postmarked by February 1, 2020

The Delta Theta Chi Sorority will award two $1,600 scholarships. All applicants must reside in the United States. Applications must be submitted through the local Delta Theta Chi chapter at the below address:


Debbie Bryant

CA Epsilon/Alcyone

263 N. 9th Street

Grover Beach, CA 93433

Contact: Debbie Bryant @ (805) 458-4775 or

Elks Association Vocational Grant - No official deadline; rolling application

The California-Hawaii Elks Association (CHEA) Vocational Grant Scholarship is available for any students wishing to pursue a vocational/technical course to receive a certification, or a 2-year schooling leading directly to employment. Any prospective student (male or female), residing within the jurisdiction of the CHEA, who plans to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course may file an application. Persons enrolling in a 4-year course leading to a Bachelor's degree are not eligible. All applicants must be citizens of the United States of America on the date the application is filed. Grants range from $500 to $2000.


Elks Association CHEA Students with Disabilities Scholarship - Due March 15, 2020

Scholarship awards vary from $1,000 to $3,000 each. Students can qualify for up to four years of assistance. CHEA (California Hawaii Elk Association) Undergraduate Students with Disabilities Scholarship is available to US citizens and residents of CA or HI who have a physical impairment, neurological impairment, visual impairment, hearing impairment or speech-language disorder. The student must be a high school senior. The application requires a signature from a Lodge Elected officer.  The postmark deadline is March 15, 2020. The local Oceano Elks Lodge needs to sign the application before this date.


Elks of Oceano/Five Cities Teenager of the Year - Due to the Career Center by March 4, 2020

Two students per month are eligible for the Spring semester honorary dinner and to be entered into a competition for $2,000 scholarships. 

Gary and Patricia Lamprecht Music Scholarship - Due Feb. 15, 2020

The San Luis Obispo Vocal Arts Ensemble is pleased to offer one scholarship of $1000 to a graduating high school senior in SLO county in honor of Gary Lamprecht and his wife Patricia. The scholarship will be awarded to an orchestral string player or vocalist. 

Italian-Catholic Federation Due March 15, 2020

$400 award. Open to seniors of Roman Catholic or Italian descent. 


Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Due March 3, 2020

Provides scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending post–high school, undergraduate, and career technical education programs.

Mothers for Peace of San Luis Obispo - Due by March 11, 2020

$1,000 for high school seniors with educational goals that will make a significant, positive impact on the physical, social, or political environment.

Nipomo Lions Club - Due April 1, 2020

Ralph & Marguerita Johnson Foundation Scholarship - Postmarked by March 31, 2020

$1,000.00 scholarship award for graduating seniors who are U.S. citizens living in South San Luis Obispo County, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. 

The San Luis Obispo Community Foundation has scholarships available to Nipomo High School seniors with varying deadlines. Click here to see the Nipomo High School-specific scholarships available to Titan seniors.

Scottish Rite of Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo Counties (Click Here) - Due March 1, 2020

Scottish Rite of Freemasonry $1,000 scholarships are available to all high school seniors attending public schools. 

* Application and all supporting data must be received in the Santa Barbara Scottish Rite Office no later than March 1, 2020*

Woman’s Club of Arroyo Grande Scholarship (Click Here) - Due February 15, 2020

$1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior (male or female).