Educational Support

The Share the Dough fund provides up to $1000 in educational support for Manna Development employees and dependents!

Program Guidelines and Criteria:

  • Deadline for scholarship application is as follows:

    • January 1‐ February 12 Award recipients announced: March 14

    • July 1‐August 12 Award recipients announced: September 9

  • Applicant must be employed for (1) year, work a minimum of 20 hours per week and be an active employee at the time of scholarship money disbursement 

  • NEW! Applicant can be a dependent of employee who fits the above criteria

  • Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited institution.

    • Four year college, community college,  masters programs and some trade schools will be accepted.

  • Scholarships can only be used for qualified education expenses, which include tuition and fees required to enroll at or attend an eligible institution and course‐related expenses for the reimbursement year, such as fees, books, supplies, and equipment that are required of all students. Receipts are required with the application.

  • Applicants will need to provide the following:

    • Application: Completed and signed

    • Transcript: Provide most recent transcript with application. 3.0 minimum GPA required to apply.

    • Essay: Complete two-page essay on why you deserve the scholarship with additional information regarding academic/career goals, leadership experience, community involvement, and how you apply the Golden Rule into your life.

    • Recommendations: Provide a minimum of two letters of recommendation with application. These must support applicant’s academic record, general leadership abilities or community involvement.

    • Receipts: Proof of incurred educational expenses

  • Electronic submissions: Applications will be accepted via email;

  • Mail-in submissions: Applications can be mailed to:

Share the Dough

2339 11th St Encinitas, CA 92024

  • Fax to: (760) 874-0304

  • Award recipients can only apply once per calendar year (Jan- Dec). 

Please send all application materials at the same time in one complete package. (Letters of recommendation may come separately if coming directly from the individual writing the letter).


We value you and your personal goals.

That’s why we’re pleased to announce a new educational partnership with
Brandman University. It’s programs are designed for people just like you who juggle full time jobs and busy lives, but who want to find a way to further their education.

Accessible. Flexible. Practical. Affordable.

Scholarship amounts for being a Manna employee:

10% Scholarship offered for Bachelors, Masters, Extended Education professional program and Certificates. Take a look at the programs here!

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