Friends of the Solana Beach Library

will award six $1,000 scholarships for education beyond the high school level


Applicants can be:

• Graduating high school seniors
• Career/technical/vocational school students
• Community college students
• Undergraduate college or university students
• Graduate or medical or other professional students
• Adult re-entry students

To qualify for a 2020 Friends of the Solana Beach Library Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of these criteria:

• Live within the Solana Beach city limits
• Plan to attend a community college, a four-year college or university, a career/vocational/ technical program, or a graduate/professional school program within the United States
• Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
Need financial assistance to help with school expenses
Submit an application, short essay, permission form, photocopy of your library card and two letters of recommendation

Members of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Solana Beach Library, their immediate family members, and members of their household are excluded from consideration.

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Our Mission

The Mission of the Friends is to aid and support the Solana Beach branch of the San Diego County Library.

  • To maintain a membership of persons interested in the Library
  • To focus public attention on library services, facilities and needs
  • To enhance the Library’s resources by receiving contributions
  • To make donations to the Library in order to encourage literacy, the love of reading, and lifelong learning
  • Increase the community’s access to information and knowledge
  • Provide a diverse cultural gathering place