The Jeffrey D. Sollender Scholarship recognizes outstanding teens excelling in entrepreneurial ventures, community service, or in the workplace. To be eligible, applicants must: be a graduating high school senior in San Diego County who plans to attend a four-year college or university; have a 3.2 GPA; demonstrate financial need; and provide a completed FAFSA or CA Dream Act and Student Aid Report (SAR).
Jeff Sollender was a highly accomplished entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist with boundless energy and optimism who was always available to help others in pursuit of their dreams. He was the founder and/or board member of numerous biotech companies and is remembered for his wit, brilliance, creativity and devotion to his family. The Scholarship was established to continue his legacy of helping others to achieve their potential and contribute to the world.