The Kenny Alameda Scholarship is a special scholarship available to all high school students of Portuguese descent graduating from a San Diego Catholic High School or Point Loma High School looking to pursue a college education.

One selected qualified candidate will be awarded $1,500.00.

Eligibility Requirements
– Applicant must be of Portuguese descent and reside in San Diego County
-Applicant must attend a Catholic San Diego High School (St. Augustine High School, Academy of Our Lady of Peace, Cathedral Catholic High School, Mater Dei High School) or Point Loma High School and in the graduating class of the current year.
-Applicant must submit essay detailing why they are deserving of this award
-Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation
-Applicant must have 30 hours of community service within their community
-Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
-Applicant must be accepted to a four year institute but may attend a two year college
-Applicant must submit a complete application postmarked by July 1st

Selection Criteria
-Scholastic Achievements/Academic Merit
-Involvement in the Portuguese Community of San Diego
-Activity record, community service, leadership and character
-Personal statements and essay
-Letters of recommendation

To apply please download the application below

For questions or more information please contact our scholarship chair, Marissa Bagaso, at (619) 504-2454 or by email at