The SDMAC Foundation is set up as a 501(c)(3) corporation organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Its principal objectives are to promote a general awareness and understanding of the importance of a strong national defense, especially as it relates to the San Diego region, and to support San Diego's active duty and retired military community through programs, initiatives, educational outreach, and events. The SDMAC Foundation will also study key military issues affecting the quality of life and strength of our nation's defense and the impact on San Diego's military, civic, governmental and business community.

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The SDMAC/SDSU Military Student of the Year

The largest military related scholarship at SDSU, the "SDMAC/SDSU Military Student of the Year" is valued at $15,000.  This scholarship is unique in that it bridges the tuition gap after the GI Bill expires by providing the necessary funds for the awardee to complete their degree at SDSU without incurring significant debt.

Candidates must meet the following criteria to be considered:
  • Recent military veterans of the U.S. Armed forces
  • Honorably separated
  • Rank of E-1 through E-9
  • Enrolled as a full-time student
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Seeking a degree in the Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) field (preferred)

For more information visit San Diego State University Financial Aid & Scholarships.


You may help support this scholarship effort by making a tax deductible donation to the SDMAC Foundation (EIN: 81-0823681) by entering an amount below. The SDMAC Foundation thanks you for your support of this worthy cause. 

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