Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Seniors: San Diego Foundation Scholarships

Winter Break will be a great time for Seniors to work on scholarship applications. There are several local scholarships that you can apply to. The San Diego Foundation is a big one. You can complete one application and apply to hundreds of local scholarships. For example, one scholarship is just for students in the Sweetwater Union High School District.

If you plan to attend a career/technical school, community college, four year university, you are eligible! You can access the application at:

The deadline to complete the application is

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2 p.m (PST). 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Seniors: Deadline Extension for UC Merced

The deadline has been extended to apply to UC Merced!  You must have a 3.0 UC/CSU GPA and have taken the ACT w/Writing or SAT w/Essay.  

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Juniors: FREE SAT Prep Class (2nd Semester)

The Chula Vista Promise Neighborhood in partnership with UCSD Extension will be providing a FREE SAT Test Prep class to Hilltop High School students next semester.  Attached is the application, as well as the dates.  You may return the completed application to the Counseling Center or Room 907. 

Classes are held for 5 sessions. Courses will be held Saturday mornings. Please be sure to plan accordingly. In order to get the best results from this course – YOU MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS – if you miss a class, you risk being dropped from the course.

All Sessions are from 8 am - 12 pm on Saturdays:

_____Session 1: Saturday, January 25th
_____Session 2: Saturday, February1st
       _____Session 3: Saturday, February 8th
       _____Session 4: Saturday, February 22th

_____Session 5: Saturday, February 29th

Applications are also available in the Counseling Center.

Envision Workshop for STEM

Envision is UC San Diego’s Society of Women Engineers’ annual, free all-day conference that educates high school girls like you about career possibilities in engineering and computer science. The day’s program will include guest speakers from industry and academia, hands-on computer science and engineering activities, lab tours, and a project team fair at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering. There will also be a short, half-day program for parents to help answer their questions about college that is also free and separate from the student program. We encourage all families to attend; parent sign-ups are included in the student sign-ups.

Envision will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2020: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Sign-ups are open now!

There is no admission fee for Envision and there are explicit directions on the website to help guide the registration process. Free continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Attached are the waivers that you will need to fill out prior to the event. You will NOT be allowed to participate in Envision 2020 without your signed waivers. Please bring your signed waivers (hard copy) with you to check-in on the day of the event.

For more information, see our website at: