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Welcome to the CSUDH Scholarship Portal!

The Scholarship Portal can be used to search for different scholarship programs that CSUDH offers. Scroll through the list to read more about individual scholarships, or use the Search feature to narrow down your options. Scholarship applications open at various times throughout the year, so we recommend you check back regularly to see if any new scholarships have opened. 
Make sure to review the requirements and consider whether you meet the requirements for that scholarship before you submit an application. 
If you see a scholarship that has the "Apply Now" button, that means the application for that scholarship is currently open. Make sure to note the application name and the deadline. 
Good luck with your scholarship search! 



​Barry “Poppa” Levinson Endowed Scholarship in Education

The Barry “Poppa” Levinson Endowed Scholarship in Education is designated for a student with special needs pursuing a degree in the College of Education at CSUDH.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Student with special needs pursuing a degree in a College of Education undergraduate or graduate program and/or
  • Student pursuing degree in Special Education
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 
 


Anne K Peters Scholarship

The Anne K Peters Scholarship is designated for a continuing student majoring in Sociology, Labor Studies, Women's Studies or in the PACE program. 
Amount: $500
Requirements: 
  • Must be a continuing student in majoring in Sociology, Labor Studies, Women’s Studies or PACE (Interdisciplinary Studies) 
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Career goals and academic record will be taken into account  
Application Name: Sociology Department – Anne Peters Memorial Social Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 23, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Bergen Family Endowed Scholarship

The Bergen Family Scholarship is designated for a high achieving student within the Teacher Education Multiple Subject program.
Amount: $1000
Requirements:
  • Full-time student in the TED Multiple Subject Program
  • 3.5 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference to those pursuing a Bilingual Authorization
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Beverly Palmer Endowed Scholarship

The Beverly Palmer Endowed Scholarship will be used to support the financial needs of students who will be applying to graduate programs in psychology.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled full-time 
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA 

Application Name: Psychology Department- Beverly Palmer Endowed Scholarship Application
Deadline: January 31, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Bill Rosendahl Courage Scholarship

The Bill Rosendahl Courage Scholarship is open to all majors.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • LGBTQ encouraged to apply
  • An interest in public serving is desired
This scholarship will not be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. 


Brazeller Family Credentialing Assistance Scholarship

The Brazeller Family Credentialing Assistance Scholarship is designated for students enrolled in a credential program, student teaching or intern options within the College of Education.
Amount: $5000
Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in a credential program, student teaching or intern options
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Students from underrepresented groups and students of color are encouraged to apply
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Breakthrough Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship to provide support to student who are enrolled in a degree program at CSUDH. 
Requirements:
Demonstrate Financial Need
Must have attended in California:
  • San Juan Hills High School
  • Dana Hills High School
  • Capistrano Valley High School 
Application Name: Breakthrough Scholarship Application
Opens: Currently Open
Deadline: June 1, 2021 





California Retired Teachers Association Orange County Central Division #44

The California Retired Teachers Association Orange County Central Division #44 Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in the Teacher Education program at CSUDH.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Enrollment in the Teacher Education Program
  • Student teaching
  • 3.0 or above GPA 
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


California Retired Teachers Association South Bay Division # 46

The CA Retired Teachers Association South Bay Division #46 Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in the Teacher Education program at CSUDH.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program
  • Student teaching
  • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Camille Gibbs Memorial Scholarship

Camille Gibbs spent her life helping others, worked full-time, and was a mid-life student on the verge of accomplishing her life-long dream of a college degree.  Prior to her heartbreaking murder in 1991, Ms. Gibbs was an IDS/PACE major who began her studies here in 1989; she is one of the few persons who have been awarded a posthumous degree from CSUDH.  She was an exceptional person.  Her husband, Leroy, said she had lived a full life but wanted to do much more, and she felt special pride as an African American woman pursuing her bachelor’s degree. The week of her murder, the following quote from Leroy Gibbs appeared in The Daily News: “Many blacks face disadvantages during the early education years, and she considered this an accomplishment.  Every A that she got, she deserved,” he said.  “Her life was finally coming to fruition – all her dreams were coming true.  This is not the way it should have ended.”  In her honor, her family and co-workers joined with her fellow students and her professors to establish a scholarship in her name that would help future IDS/PACE students returning as adults to college.
Amount: $1000
Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)/PACE as an undergraduate major
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • As part of the application process, the applicant should submit a personal statement not more than 500 words that describes career and/or personal goals, the reason for returning to college and the need for scholarship assistance
  • Returning/adult students are encouraged to apply

Application Name: IDS/PACE- Camille Gibbs Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 19, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Carico Macdonald Kil & Benz LLP Scholarship

The Carico Macdonald Kil & Benz LLP Scholarship is designated for a sophomore student who attended high school in the greater South Bay area of Los Angeles. One scholarship will be awarded.
Amount:
Requirements
  • Sophomore (must not have completed 59 units by the end of the spring 2021 semester)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Currently enrolled at CSUDH
  • Must have attended high school in the greater South Bay
  • Provide one letter of recommendation
  • Submit an essay describing a need for the scholarship
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 18, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Carol Tubbs Endowed Scholarship (Dance)

The Carol Tubbs Endowed Scholarship is for a student in dance.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must have declared a major in Theatre Arts with a Dance Option
  • Must have taken an active role in Dance Program Activities
  • Must have been recognized by the faculty as a versatile performer or scholar who can perform in many styles of dance and in varied performance venues
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to the Dance Program and Dance Productions
  • Must provide an example of positive leadership, strong work ethic, and incomparable dedication
Application Name: 2021-2022 Dance Scholarship Application 
Deadline: April 26, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Carson Companies Scholarship

The Carson Companies Scholarship is designated for a student who is pursuing a Liberal Studies major. The student should demonstrate high academic achievement.
Amount: Full payment of in-state & CSUDH mandatory registration fees
Requirements:
  • Liberal Studies major
  • May also support Liberal major pursuing a teaching credential
  • 3.5 or above GPA
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Catalina Island Student Endowed Scholarship

The Catalina Island Student Endowed Scholarship is designated for students who are a current Catalina Island resident or have attended high school on Catalina Island.
Amount: $500
Requirements: 
  • Must be a current Catalina Island resident or have attended high school on Catalina Island
  • Must be enrolled full-time during the Fall 2021 semester, and full-time during the subsequent Spring 2022 semester to receive the full scholarship
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Chemistry Angel

The Chemistry Angel Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to dedicated and passionate students who meet a minimum GPA requirement. The scholarship should allow the student to reduce work hours in order to better focus on their studies.
Amount: $2000
Requirements:
  • Be an undergraduate chemistry or biochemistry major (any option)
  • Qualify to enroll in CHE 110 (have passed CHE 108 or the placement exam) or a higher-level Chemistry course
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall (renewal requires 3.0 GPA)
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: Chemistry Angel Scholarship Application
Opens: Currently Closed
Deadline: 6/1/2021 





COE Honorary & Memorial Scholarship

The COE Honorary and Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student in the College of Education.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Student in College of Education
  • 3.0 or above GPA
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration & Public Policy- Vicente Sarmiento Memorial Scholarship

Vicki Sarmiento is a civil rights attorney and has established this scholarship in her late father's name, Vicente Sarmiento. Vicente immigrated to the United States from Bolivia for the purpose of ensuring that his children (Vicki and her siblings) have access to education. He taught them from early childhood that education was the means of making a difference in the lives of those who were less fortunate. Vicente strongly believed in the power of knowledge and the importance of giving back to those who were in most need. He was very involved in Latino organizations in Santa Ana, California (the City he immigrated to from Bolivia), and he instilled the value of community involvement in his children. This scholarship is for students with a declared major in Criminal Justice Administration.
Amount: Up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA or higher
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Current undergraduate student majoring in Criminal Justice
  • Demonstrated commitment to reforming the criminal justice system and/or demonstrates an interest in improving the conditions of confinement of the incarcerated
Application Name: CBAPP Vicente Sarmiento Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Abraham Krushkhov Memorial Scholarship

The Abraam Krushkhov Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Abraam Krushkov, a former faculty member in Public Administration. This scholarship is for students with a declared major in Public Administration.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in Public Administration
  • Must possess an interest and have completed studies in urban and/or municipal issues
Application Name: CBAPP Abraam Krushkhov Memorial Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Advisory Board Scholarship

This scholarship is for students with a declared major in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Must be a current CSUDH student within the College of Business Administration and Public Policy
  • Must be a senior in the award year
  • Possess an upper-division major GPA of 3.0 or better in courses completed at CSUDH
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 units during the semester for which student applies for the scholarship
  • Demonstrated financial hardship
  • Must be a continuing student in the 2021-2022 academic year
Application Name: CBAPP Advisory Board Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Bill Rogers Scholarship

The Bill Rogers Scholarship is for students with a declared major in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be a CSUDH student in good academic standing
  • Must live in one of the following zip codes: 90001, 90002, 90003, 90059, 90061, 90220, 90221, or 90222
  • Must have a declared major within CSUDH College of Business Administration and Public Policy
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy 
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Chiou-Hsiung Bear Chang Scholarship

The Chiou-Hsiung Bear Chang Scholarship is for students with a declared major in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy. Given in memory of Chiou-Hsiung "Bear" Chang, professor of accounting from 1983-2008.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Be a CSUDH student in good academic standing
  • Have a declared major within the College of Business Administration and Public Policy
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Donald Jones Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for students with a declared major in Criminal Justice Administration.
Amount: Up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be a Criminal Justice Administration major at CSUDH
  • Must have expressed a strong desire to pursue a professional career in a law enforcement field
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA overall
  • Must have a minimum 2.3 GPA in Criminal Justice Administration coursework
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must use the award to pay for tuition, books, and/or student housing
Application Name: CBAPP Donald Jones Endowed Memorial Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Gil & Shirley

The Gil and Shirley CBAPP Scholarship is for students with a declared major in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy.
Amount: Up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must be a continuing undergraduate student within the College of Business Administration and Public Policy with at least one semester of coursework remaining
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA, either major or overall
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021 
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Jerry Groomes Endowed Scholarship in Public Administration

This scholarship is for students with a declared major in Public Administration.
Amount: Up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Must be a CSUDH graduate or undergraduate student majoring in Public Administration
  • Must be enrolled in classes at CSUDH during the semester for which the student applies for the scholarship
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA, either major or overall
  • Must be in good academic standing with the university
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Leonard Moite Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was founded by the friends, family, students, and colleagues in honor of the life and work of Dr. Leonard Moite, a distinguished and beloved professor of Economics for over 20 years. He was known for encouraging his students and helping them attain a level of scholarship they had not previously aspired to. This scholarship is for students with a declared concentration in Finance.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Be an undergraduate junior or senior CSUDH CBAPP student with a declared concentration in Finance
  • Be enrolled in at last two Finance or two Economics classes during the semester for which student applies for the scholarship
  • Possess a minimum 3.0 GPA, either major or overall
  • Plan on continuing his/her education and attaining a Master’s, Doctorate or Professional Degree.
  • Be in good academic standing with the university
  • Submit a copy of your CSUDH transcripts
  • Submit a personal statement describing your educational and career aspirations (500 words max)
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a Finance faculty member
Application Name: CBAPP Leonard Moite Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Roger W. Berry Ph.D Endowed Scholarship

The Roger W. Berry Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship is for students enrolled in any major within the College of Business Administration and Public Policy. This scholarship was established in memory of emeritus professor of marketing, Roger W. Berry, Ph.D
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be a full-time student within any of the CBAPP programs at CSUDH
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Senator Joseph M. Kennick Scholarship

The Senator Joseph M. McKennick Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to a deserving student majoring in criminal justice. This scholarship is for students with a declared major in Criminal Justice Administration.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be a Criminal Justice major at CSUDH
  • Must be a student in good academic standing
Application Name: CBAPP Senator Joseph Kennick Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy - Thomas Burrows Scholarship

Established in memory of Thomas Burrows. This scholarship is for students with a declared major in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must have a declared major within CSUDH’s CBAPP, preferably with a concentration in Management
  • Must be an undergraduate student with junior or senior standing
  • Must possess a demonstrated record of academic achievement
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must use the funds for tuition and/or textbooks only
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Business Administration and Public Policy Application
Deadline: March 8, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Business Administration and Public Policy- PI ALPHA ALPHA/P.A.

The scholarship is awarded to Public Administration students who have demonstrated excellency in academic studies and public services.
Amount: $850
Requirements:
  • Must have a declared major in Public Administration, either graduate or undergraduate
  • Must be enrolled at least a half-time
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 units at CSUDH
  • Must possess a minimum 3.0 GPA, either major or overall
  • Must have at least one semester of courses remaining
  • Students do not need to be a Pi Alpha Alpha member to apply
Application Name: CBAPP Pi Alpha Alpha Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021 
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


College of Education Master’s Endowed Scholarship

The College of Education Master’s Endowed Scholarship is designated for a student pursuing a master’s degree in Education at CSUDH. The scholarship is intended for a student working or planning to work in PreK-14 education.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Student pursuing a master’s degree in Education
  • Applicant is working or planning to work in the PreK-14 education field
  • 3.5 or above GPA
  • Personal statement (2 page limit) addressing how completion of the master’s degree will (1) affect the professional growth of the applicant and (2) improve PreK-14 education
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Communications Department - Hope Scholarship

The Hope Scholarship is designated for a currently enrolled full-time or part-time undergraduate student pursing one of the majors in the communications department.
Amount: Three (3) $1000 scholarships are awarded
Requirements:

  • Current CSUDH Communications majors (Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, or Film, TV, and Media) enrolled in Fall 2021
  • Students graduating Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 are eligible 
  • 2.0 minimum overall GPA
  • Students should provide a brief narrative about how COVID-19 has affected them, how they plan to use their degrees after graduation, and their financial need (250 words)
  • Applicants must be available to attend the Communications Banquet in May, 2021

Application Name: 2021-2022 Communications Department - Hope Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 9, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Communications Department Gil & Shirley Smith Scholarship

The Gil and Shirley Smith Scholarship is awarded to deserving undergraduate students pursing one of the majors in the communications department.
Amount: $1000
Requirements:
  • Current CSUDH Communications majors (Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, or Film, TV, and Media) enrolled in Fall 2021
  • Students graduating Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 are ineligible
  • 3.0 minimum overall GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need (must have applied for financial aid)
  • Students should provide a brief narrative about how the reward will help them overcome their financial challenges (250 words)
  • Applicants must be available to attend the Communications Banquet in May 2021
Application Name: 2021-2022 Communications Department – Gil & Shirley Smith Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 9, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Communications Department- Leslie Akemi Nakai Memorial Scholarship

The Leslie Akemi Nakai Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Leslie Akemi Nakai, who was a student at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Leslie had a passion for learning and for life; she was exceptionally pleased to have completed her degree in Communications at Dominguez Hills. In spite of the challenges she faced, she persevered to distinguish herself in her studies.
Amount: Five (5) $1000 scholarships are awarded
Requirements:

  • Current CSUDH Communications majors (Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, or Film, TV, and Media)
  • 2.5 minimum overall GPA
  • Previous Nakai winners are ineligible
  • Students should provide a narrative about their personal struggle with overcoming a hardship (500 words)
  • Applicants must be available to attend the Communications Banquet in May 2021

Application Name: 2021-2022 Communications Department – Leslie Akemi Nakai Memorial Scholarship Application 
Deadline: April 9, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Cordella Davis-Raymond Scholarship

The Cordella Davis-Ramond Scholarship is given in honor of the Cordella Davis-Raymond. Students must be enrolled in the Studio Art option to be eligible for this scholarship.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in the Studio Art option at CSUDH
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • As part of the application process, students must write an essay stating how their art contributes to positive change and upload a link to their art portfolio with five digital images of paintings and/or drawings created in the last two years, with at least two out of five created at CSUDH
Application: Art & Design Department - Cordella Davis-Raymond Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 30, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Crankstart Scholarship for Community College Transfer Students

The Crankstart Scholarship for Community College Transfer Students is designated for students who have transferred from a California Community College within the last four years.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be an undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need
  • Must show academic promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree
  • Must be enrolled either full or part-time
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


CSU Future Scholars Scholarship

The CSU Future Scholars program provides renewable scholarships for up to 30 entering first-year or transfer students. The scholarship is designated for students from an economically, educationally and/or environmentally disadvantaged background.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time CSUDH student during the award year
  • Awarded to entering first-year students or transfer student from an economically, educationally and/or environmentally disadvantaged background
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


CSU System - CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation established an endowed scholarship fund in 1984 to honor William Randolph Hearst, founder of the Hearst newspaper chain. In 1999, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation partnered with the CSU Board of Trustees to create the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. Contributions from CSU Trustees and private donors increase the value and number of available awards. Special named scholarships will be awarded by the selection committee based on criteria such as studying in the STEM or education fields, veterans, and exemplary community service.
 
The awards recognize students who have overcome adversity, demonstrated financial need, and have attributes of merit including superior academic performance, significant personal achievements, and exemplary community service. The recipient who receives the highest score by the CSU Foundation scholarship selection committee is designated the Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi Scholar and will receive a $15,000 scholarship. Also distributed will be the Reed Scholarship ($10,000), the Hampton Scholarship ($9,000), and the Galinson Scholarship ($8,000).
Scholarships will be awarded up to the number of funding available. At minimum Twenty-three (23) scholarships will be awarded. Most scholarships will be $6,000.
Requirements: 
  • Demonstrate superior academic performance with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be in good academic standing.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time equivalent undergraduate or graduate student in any major field at a CSU campus and remain a CSU full-time equivalent student during the academic year.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System: CSU Trustees' Award Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 
 


CSU System - Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, who was a successful businessman from Mountain View, California and blind the last eight years of his life.
Amount: Thirty-nine (39) scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Requirements: 
  • Currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Be currently enrolled in 6.1 units or more as a CSU undergraduate or graduate student in any major field and must remain enrolled in 6.1 units or more during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Have a visual disability and provide verification from a medical health professional, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations. (Please note that the disability must be such that it impedes the educational process and necessitates accommodations, support services, or programs.)
Completed applications submitted by the campus Financial Aid Office to the CSU Foundation must include the following:
  • Scholarship Applicant Information form
  • Medical health professional’s verification of visual disability, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations using the “Confirmation of Visual Disability” form (form available within the Financial Aid office)
  • A brief Personal Statement describing their background, personal achievements, challenges they have encountered, educational pursuits and goals and aspirations for the future
Application Name: CSU System Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


CSU System - Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

The Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship was established in memory of Dr. Glenn S. Dumke, Chancellor of the California State University from 1962 to 1982. Chancellor Dumke was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1917. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Occidental College and his Ph.D. at UCLA. He also held honorary degrees from nine other distinguished universities across the country. In 1940, Dr. Dumke began his 42-year career in higher education as an instructor of history at Occidental College. He went on to become a professor of history and dean of the faculty at Occidental College before becoming president of San Francisco State College in 1957. While serving as president, Dr. Dumke was one of the principal architects of the Master Plan for Higher Education in California, which became the blueprint for the State’s higher education system. Under Dr. Dumke’s leadership, the university system made great progress in the breadth and quality of academic programs.  Quoting a former CSU chancellor, “He organized 16 separate academic programs into a single system that became a model across the nation... it happened because Dr. Dumke was a visionary leader.” The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage student scholars to engage in graduate work in fields such as public policy, American history, economics, archival management and government. Preference will be given to projects that involve research about the State of California. The selected scholar is expected to pursue research projects within special CSU library/archival collections.
Amount: One fellowship of $1,400 will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
Requirements: 
  • Be in good standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be a CSU graduate student in the areas of public policyAmerican historyeconomicslibrary sciencearchival management, or government during the academic year.
  • Use the award to pursue research projects within the Dumke Collection or other collections housed within the CSU archives at CSU Dominguez Hills, the Center for California Studies at CSU Sacramento, or other special collections within the CSU system. Information about the CSU Special Collections can be found at http://www.calstate.edu/gradprograms/libraries.shtml and http://dsc.calstate.edu/.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System - Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


CSU System - Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship

James Sanders wasn’t known by that name. He wasn’t often called Jim. People working at the television stations in Sacramento, CA; Columbus, OH; San Diego, CA; and San Francisco, CA where he presided as news director knew him as Sanders. He was a leader, not just a manager. As one former employee said about Sanders after his death in September 2015, “Sanders was all about integrity. From the choice and quality of the stories he put on the air to his mentoring of countless people in all areas of news, he operated from a base of encouragement, never negativity. From a heart full of courage instead of fear. Sanders didn’t force you to do your best, he made you want to do your best. And he led by example, holding himself up to the highest standard and trusting that his people would rise to their highest potential. I am not unique in my love and admiration for this funny, charismatic, intelligent man; there are many of us who would have followed Jim Sanders anywhere.” This scholarship is to honor and support the leaders of today and tomorrow among the California State University student population. The media industries are changing and as the continued gatekeepers of information, the industries need people to lead, take risks, be creative, have a sense of humor, be intelligent, and challenge the status quo.
Amount: One (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. Each campus may nominate one student.
Requirements: 
  • Have an interest in journalism, news media, or communication.
  • Aspire to a career in news media, but can be interested in any aspect of the industry including engineering, sales, production (audio, video and sound editing, etc.), graphic design, human resources, etc.
  • Be currently enrolled or be entering a first semester as a student at a California State University campus and must hold a student status during the scholarship period.
  • Express current leadership qualities or the desire to be a leader in journalism, media, or communication.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship Application 
Deadline: May 4, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


CSU System - Joan S. Bissell Mathematics and Science Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Dr. Joan S. Bissell, former director in the California State University’s Department of Educator Preparation and Public School Programs, for her leadership and dedication in ensuring a diverse and high-quality educator workforce. Dr. Bissell supported systemwide initiatives and programs, including the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership, the Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI), the Integrated Teacher Education Programs (ITEP)and the New Generations of Educators Initiative (NGEI). The funds support scholarships for mathematics or science teacher education candidates who commit to work in high needs schools. The scholarship recognizes candidates who demonstrate a financial need and have attributes of merit, including excellent academic performance, significant personal achievements and community service after verification of full-time enrollment status at a CSU campus.
Fifty (50) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. 
Requirements:
  • Be currently enrolled in an approved CSU residency program during the academic year 2021-2022 (fall and/or spring terms).
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the campus financial aid office.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Demonstrate a belief in the ability of all children to succeed and in the centrality of a teacher’s role in this success.
  • Agree to at least two years of teaching in a high-need school after finishing the program.
  • Complete an application, which includes the following:
    • Application form (with signed commitment);
    • Personal statement (explaining the need for the scholarship and motivation for wanting to teach, and in particular in a high-need school – two-page maximum);
    • Unofficial transcript(s);
    • Letter of endorsement indicating why the applicant is deserving of the scholarship.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System Joan S. Bissell Mathematics and Science Memorial Scholarship Application 
Deadline: May 5, 2021  




CSU System - Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship

The Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship was established through a bequest in 1993 to assist students with financial needs, especially those with visual or physical impairments.
Amount: Eight (8) $4,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Requirements: 

  • Be in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time equivalent undergraduate student in any major field at the eligible CSU campuses and must remain a full-time equivalent CSU student during the academic year.
  • Provide verification from a licensed physician or disabled student services office of visual or physical impairment if applicable.

* Strong consideration should be given to students who are visually impaired, followed in priority by students with other physical impairments. Students without visual or physical impairments are also eligible for this scholarship.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021

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CSU System - Richard K. Leffingwell Scholarship

After graduating with a bachelor’s of science degree from CSU Northridge, and serving as an officer in the US Army, Richard Leffingwell joined the CSU’s Chancellor’s Office as a member of the trustees’ audit staff. He directed the CSU’s self-supporting financing activities, and later became the Director of Financing and Treasury. Richard worked with trustees, campuses, and the municipal financing community to establish viable systems for financing non-state projects at the 23 CSU campuses before retiring in 2004. This scholarship reflects his admiration for the university’s commitment to provide opportunities to foster the next generation of students who wish to be instrumental in serving the public.
Amount: Two (2) $3,000 scholarship will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. Each campus may nominate two students.
Requirements:
  • Have a course of study within the fields of business, economics or other disciplines that will serve the applicant in achieving goals relating to nonprofit or public service.
  • Have demonstrated an interest in and aspire to a career in nonprofit or public service.
  • Demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale and be in good academic standing.
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid office.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time equivalent upper division or graduate student at a California State University campus and must remain a full-time equivalent student during the scholarship period.
  • Include in the personal statement 1) motivations and goals for a career in nonprofit or public service, 2) experience or involvement to date in nonprofit or public service activities, and 3) how they envisions their course of study and anticipated career facilitating their goals with nonprofit or public service communities.
  • All students meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply. A student who is a military veteran, meets the criteria, and is otherwise equal to others in qualifications, will receive favorable consideration.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System Richard K. Leffingwell Scholarship
Deadline: March 26, 2021 

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CSU System - Robert M. Odell Endowed Scholarship in Public Administration

The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) established the Robert M. Odell endowed scholarship fund in April 1987 to honor the former city treasurer of Los Angeles.  The scholarships are awarded on an alternating basis between northern and southern geographic regions of California to the seventeen campuses offering degree programs in public administration.
Amount: Four (4) scholarships for the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Requirements: 

  • Be in a degree program in public administration
  • Be in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time, upper division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration and must remain a full-time student in good standing during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Not be a previous recipient of this award.
Strong consideration will be given to an applicant who is also:
  • Public administration major specializing in finance.
  • First generation college student.

Application Name: CSU System Robert M. Odell Endowed Scholarship in Public Administration Application
Deadline: May 4, 2021 
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CSU System - Trustee Emerita Claudia Hampton California Academy of Math and Science Endowment

Dr. Claudia H. Hampton was the first African American trustee of the California State University.  She was on the board for 20 years from 1974 to 1994; serving as chair for three of those years from 1979 to 1981. She was a teacher and administrator in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 25 years, retiring in 1981 as director of the district’s Human and School-Community Relations Resource Office. The Hampton Scholars Scholarship was funded in her honor to recognize students who excel academically and exemplify Dr. Hampton’s dedication.
Amount: Four $4,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Requirements: 
  • Be graduates of the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS).
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Remain a California State University full-time equivalent student during the scholarship period.
Application Name: 2021-2022 CSU System Hampton Scholars Scholarship Application  
Deadline: March 26, 2021 

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CSU System - William & Janet Lahey Art Education & Visual Arts Scholarship

William Lahey served as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty and Staff Affairs from October 1966 until he retired on June 1986. He came to the California State University from federal civil service to the position of Statewide Dean of Faculty. William and his wife Jan lived in Huntington Harbor. Jan was an avid volunteer with the Long Beach Art Museum and William would invite staff to join them for special receptions and exhibit openings. By supporting Summer Arts and scholarships for visual arts students, they are furthering both William’s commitment to education and Jan’s passion for the arts.
Amount: One scholarship of $10,000 available for the 2021-2022 academic year for students in a post-baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts. The annual scholarship will be sufficient to cover tuition & fees and provide an additional small stipend. 
Requirements: 
  • Be enrolled at a California State University campus at least half-time;
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in art or in one of the visual art specializations;
  • Be enrolled in one of the following programs:
    • A post baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts;
    • A Master of Fine Arts program in art or one of the visual arts specialization; or
    • A Master of Arts program in art or one of the visual arts specializations.
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on an 4.0 scale
  • Priority consideration will be given to scholarship applications in the following order:
    • First priority will be given to students enrolled in a program leading to a single subject teaching credential in the arts;
    • Second priority will be given to students enrolled in a graduate program in art of one of the visual arts specializations;
    • Third priority will be given to eligible students who have a record of volunteer activities in the arts or who are currently engaged in arts volunteer activities in schools or community arts organizations.
Application Name: CSU System William & Janet Lahey Art Education & Visual Arts Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 26, 2021 

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CSUDH Alumni Scholarship Fund

The CSUDH Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate and graduate student enrolled at CSUDH. This scholarship is funded by the support of CSUDH Alumni. Alumni have proudly made a commitment to invest in their alma mater’s current students through generous donations to this scholarship fund.
Amount: $2,000
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled full-time during the Spring 2021 semester to apply (newly admitted students are not eligible)
  • Must be enrolled full-time during the Fall 2021 semester to receive the scholarship
  • Must have earned at least 12 undergraduate units or 8 graduate units
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Students will be asked to write an essay addressing their personal and professional goals, submit two letters of recommendation, and a current resume articulating their personal and professional accomplishments.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Alumni Scholarship Application
Opens: Currently Open 
Deadline: May 14, 2021 





David Heifetz Endowed Scholarship

Professor David Heifetz was the chair of IDS/PACE for many years, and he passed away suddenly in May of 2006. He earned his doctorate at UC Irvine and then taught at CSUDH for over 30 years.  He was also a Fulbright scholar in England. In addition to his scholarly activities, his life’s work was dedicated to education, particularly the education of working adults returning to college after years of absence from the academic setting. He mentored thousands of students, guiding them towards realizing their dream of a college degree even when their commitments in life made the goal seem unattainable at times.  In his honor, his family and his fellow professors joined with IDS/PACE students (past and present) to establish a scholarship in his name to provide financial assistance to a deserving IDS/PACE or Labor Studies student.
Amount: $1000
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be enrolled in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)/PACE or Labor Studies as an undergraduate major
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • As part of the application process, the applicant should submit a personal statement not more than 500 words that highlights their chief areas of interest in their studies, intellectual/academic achievements of which they are proud, and future goals they might have such as graduate studies once their BA is complete. 
  • Returning/adult students are encouraged to apply
Application Name: IDS/PACE- David Heifetz Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 19, 2021 5pm

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Davis Family Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship

The Davis Family Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship is designated for a student who is pursuing a Master’s Degree in the Curriculum and Instruction program. The successful applicant must have two or more years of successful teaching experience in urban schools. 
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be pursuing a MA in the Curriculum & Instruction program
  • 3.5 GPA or above 
  • Must have two or more years of successful teaching experience in urban schools
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Deborah Thomas Memorial Fund (NCRP)

This fund supports students seeking to pursue careers in Dispute Resolution and Peace-building. It supports scholarship and education in the field of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peace-building (NCRP).
Award: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in 12 Units or more within the NCRP Program
  • Achieve and Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
Application Name: Deborah Thomas Memorial Fund Scholarship Application 
Opens: July 1, 2021 
Deadline: August 15, 2021





Del Amo Scholarship

The scholarships awards one scholarship annually through the International Studies program.

Amount: Minimum award $500

Requirements:
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must not be a relative of a CSUDH faculty member
  • For a student studying at a Spanish University through the International Studies Program sponsored by the CSU
  • Must major in Spanish Studies for a minimum of two years
  • Must be of the highest moral character and scholastic achievement in the following order of importance: a) grades b) proficiency in the Spanish language c) future vocation in accord with Hispanic Studies d) the student's transcripts indicating the most courses taken dealing with Spanish subjects
Application Name: College of Extended Education and International Studies Scholarship Application
Opens: July 14, 2021 
Deadline: July 29, 2021 





Donn E. Silvis Memorial Scholarship

The Donn Silvis Memorial Scholarship was founded by the family of Dr. Silvis, Professor of Communications at California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Amount: $750
Requirements:
  • Student must be an Advertising and Public Relations major
  • Resume — one-page resume that lists your educational background and degrees, honors, awards, activities and work experience including any special courses completed.
  • Personal Statement — one- to two-page typed statement, double spaced, that addresses the following: achievements, academic potential, career goals, community and school involvement, as well as any other information you consider pertinent to the scholarship.
  • Student must include a letter of recommendation from a Communications faculty member.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Communications Department- Donn E. Silvis Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 1, 2021

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Doris A. Davis Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Doris A. Davis Endowed Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student who is enrolled in a College of Education program. The successful applicant must have graduated from one of the high schools in the City of Compton. 
Amount: Varies, up to $1500
Requirements: 
  • Student who graduated from one of the high schools in the City of Compton
  • Enrolled in a College of Education program
  • Pursuing a teaching credential
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021

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Dr. H. Keith & Yonnie Lee Scholarship

The Dr. H. Keith & Yonnie Lee Scholarship is designated for a student majoring in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, and Math.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled student with a declared Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or Math major

Application Name: Dr. H. Keith and Mrs. Yonnie S. Lee Scholarship Application
Deadline: May 28, 2021 






Dr. Lois Chi Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship

The Dr. Lois Chi Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled CSUDH undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely-related field in the biomedical sciences. Preference is given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in a natural science.
Amount: $1,000 - $2,500
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must be pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely-related field in the biomedical sciences
  • Preference is given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in a natural science.
  • Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a former professor addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship)
  • Applicants must submit a thoughtful essay detailing their future career/college goals: Describe why a college education is important to you, as well as the personal commitment you've made to get this far in your educational journey. Explain how completing your CSUDH degree will help you transform your life and the lives of others. Describe the ways you've served your community, and how your university degree will enable you to continue to serve.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Dr. Lois Chi Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 4, 2021
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Dr. Sam Wiley Physics Scholarship

The Dr. Sam Wiley Physics Scholarship is designated for a student majoring in physics.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 
  • Awarded to a student majoring in Physics at CSUDH 
Application Name: Physics Department Scholarship Application 
 

Deadline: June 28, 2021 


Dr. William A. Little Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. William A. Little Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Little, Professor of Africana Studies at CSUDH.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements:
  • Must be a returning Undergraduate or Graduate student
  • Must be currently enrolled in or have taken a minimum of 6 units in the Department of Africana Studies at CSUDH
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • As part of the application process, the student must submit letter(s) of recommendation, upload an unofficial CSUDH transcript and submit a personal statement describing their career and educational goals, interest in Africana Studies, and why they need scholarship assistance including any exceptional circumstances
Application Name: William A. Little Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Dreamers Scholarship

The Dreamers Scholarship is for DREAM students. 
Award Amount: $3,000 
  • Scholarships for DREAM students
  • Open to all majors
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must be in good academic standing
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 18, 2021

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Edison STEM Scholarship

The Edison STEM Scholarship is designated for undergraduate junior or senior students who are majoring in one of the STEM disciplines.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Requirements:
  • Must be an undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in one of the STEM disciplines
  • Must have a 2.8 or higher DH GPA
  • Must be enrolled during the fall semester
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
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Frances Lauerhass Endowed Scholarship

The Frances Lauerhass Endowed Scholarship will be given in honor of Dr. Frances Lauerhass, who dedicated over 40 years of her life to teaching and service at CSUDH. Dr. Lauerhass began teaching Spanish and French in the Modern Languages Department in 1969. She subsequently became a full professor, focusing primarily on teaching Spanish language and literature until her final retirement. Dr. Lauerhass loved teaching, sharing her extensive knowledge of Spanish language, literature and culture, and took a deep interest in her students' well-being. Dr. Lauerhass passed away in March 2016. In her honor, and as a reflection of Dr. Lauerhass' great love for CSUDH and her students, her family has endowed a scholarship to provide financial assistance to distinguished students majoring in Spanish. 
Amount: $1,000 
Requirements: 
  • Must be pursuing a major in Spanish 
  • Demonstrate evidence of superior academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 3.2 
  • Show great promise for future achievement 
  • Demonstrate financial need 
Application Name: TBD 
Opens: TBD 
Deadline: TBD 



Gil & Shirley Smith Scholarship College of Education

The Gil and Shirley Smith Scholarship is designated for a student within the College of Education. The student must be a returning undergraduate student with at least one semester of coursework remaining in their pre-teaching or teacher prep program.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Student in College of Education
  • Returning CSUDH undergraduate with at least one semester of coursework remaining in their pre-teaching or teacher prep program.
  • Minimum 3.0 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Hand Therapy Society of Greater Los Angeles Scholarship

We are pleased to say that the Hand Therapy Society of Greater Los Angeles has been a great supporter of our program for many years. For instance, their institution offers an annual Scholarship of $1,000 to a student who is currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program at California State University Dominguez Hills.  If you have an interest in hand therapy practice, consider applying.

Amount: $1000

Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in the MSOT program at CSUDH
  • As part of the application process, write a 500 word essay indicating the applicant’s future goals and describing the incident(s) that prompted interest in a hand therapy specialization.
  • Provide an updated Curriculum Vita and copy of unofficial transcripts.
Application Name: Occupational Therapy Department Hand Therapy Society Application

Deadline: September 24, 2021




Herman J. Loether Memorial Social Research Scholarship

Dr. Loether, emeritus and founding faculty member of the sociology department at CSUDH, was greatly respected by his colleagues and his many students. Dr. Herman J. Loether established the Social Systems Research Council (SSRC) in addition to teaching Sociology at CSUDH for 30 years (after teaching for 10 years at CSU-Los Angeles). Dr. Loether also founded the Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Chapter at CSUDH and served as the advisor for many years. Dr. Herman J. Loether was actively involved in the development of the SSRC (now called the Urban Community Research Center), and took great pride in teaching CSUDH students about doing hands on sociological research with community partners. The Loether Memorial Social Research Scholarship was established in his honor to support Sociology students engaged in scholarly research activities. Herman J. Loether died of cancer on March 25, 2011.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 
  • Must be a Sociology major (undergraduate student with Junior or Senior class standing, or graduate student), in good standing with the university
  • Must be enrolled during the Spring 2021 semester
  • Must be actively engaged in sociological research (e.g. involvement in the UCRC, Sociology 302 or 502, or other research activities with Sociology faculty at CSUDH)
  • Must have commitment to continuing education and attaining a graduate professional degree
Application Name:  Sociology Department- Loether Memorial Social Scholarship Application​
Deadline: April 23, 2021 

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Herman O'Melia Endowed Scholarship

The Herman O'Melia Endowed Scholarship is designated for an undergraduate student from any academic discipline. 
Amount: Varies 
  • Undergraduate student (any major)
  • Minimun 3.0 GPA 
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Resident of LA County
  • Demonstrate Financial Need 
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 18, 2021

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Hilda S. Baca Fetcenko Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Hilda S. Baca Fetcenko Endowed Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in a College of Education program who is working toward a bilingual (Spanish/English) certification.
Amount: Varies, up to $1200
Requirements: 
  • Student enrolled in a College of Education program
  • Working toward a bilingual (Spanish/English) certification
  • 3.2 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Honeywater Scholarship

The Honeywater Scholarship exists to support Film, TV & Media students with financial needs.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements:
  • Must be a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Major in Film, TV & Media in the Communications Department
  • Submit a short essay about how they plan to use their degree and their financial need
  • Applicants must be available to attend the Communications Banquet in May 2021
Application Name: 2021-2022 Communications Department – Honeywater
Deadline: April 9, 2021 
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Honors Scholarship

The Honors Scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students or transfer students who meet specific academic requirements. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years for first-year students and two years for transfer students.
Amount: $2,500 - $3,000
Requirements:
  • High school graduates must have minimum 3.4 GPA and minimum 1000 SAT* or 25 ACT score *SAT scores are Math plus Critical Reading scores only, with a minimum score of 500 in each.
  • Transfer students must have minimum 3.2 GPA and must meet all general education requirements
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
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Hooper Cutler Memorial Scholarship

The Hooper Cutler Memorial Scholarship is designated for undergraduate students who are participating in a study abroad program. 
Award Amount: $1000 
Requirements: 
  • Must be a currently enrolled full-time undegraduate student participating in a study abroad program 
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 
  • Must submit a short essay on how they'll use the scholarship and what they hope to achieve from the study abroad experience. 
Application Name: Hooper Cutler Memorial Scholarship Application 
Deadline: May 31, 2021 

 




International Studies Scholarship

The International Studies Scholarship is designated for a student who is planning to enroll in an international program/study abroad. The program awards one scholarship annually. 
Amount: varies
Requirements: 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be highly motivated in broadening their international experience
  • Scholarship is only for students studying abroad
Application Name: College of Extended Education and International Studies Scholarship Application
Opens: July 14, 2021 
Deadline: July 29, 2021 





Jack Kilfoil Memorial Scholarship

The Jack Kilfoil Memorial Scholarship in History was created by the family and friends of a pioneer member of the History Department at CSUDH. Dr. Kilfoil came to Dominguez Hills in 1968 and devoted virtually his entire teaching and professional career to his students and the development of programs in his areas of interest and expertise. He was dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education and prepared his students for graduate work and careers in history. He was especially interested in the history of the American West, economic and business history, local and community history, and archival work. His students were actively involved in research; they published inventories of local government archives and participated in professional conferences.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • All students currently enrolled as history majors at CSUDH are eligible to apply, including graduating seniors. 
  • Community college and high school students who certify that they intend to declare themselves as history majors upon entering CSUDH are also eligible to apply.
  • Students who have received a Kilfoil Scholarship previously are ineligible.
Application Name: History Department Jack Kilfoil Scholarship Application 
Deadline: April 23, 2021 

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James & Jocelyn Lyons Scholarship

The James and Jocelyn Lyons Scholarship is awarded to entering first-time freshman students who meet certain academic requirements and demonstrate enthusiasm for university education. 
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for a university education
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
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James E. Williams Memorial Scholarship

The James E. Williams Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in the teacher credential program at CSUDH. The successful applicant should plan to teach at an inner city or economically challenged school.
Amount: Varies, up to $500
Requirements: 
  • Enrollment in the teacher credential program
  • Applicant plans to teach at an inner city or economically challenged school
  • Commitment to first year of teaching in an inner-city school
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021

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Joette Lavarini Memorial Scholarship

The Joette Lavarini Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student who is pursuing student teaching at an elementary school. The student must have high academic standing to be eligible.
Amount: Varies, up to $500  
Requirements: 
  • Student teacher at an elementary school
  • High academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Julieta & Juan Dominguez Memorial Scholarship

The Julieta & Juan Dominguez Memorial Scholarship is designated for undergraduate students pursing a major or minor in Spanish and/or Chicano/a studies.
Amount: $500
Requirements: 
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA 
  • Must be pursing a Bachelor's degree in Spanish or Chicano/a Studies or pursing a minor in Spanish or Chicano/a Studies
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must demonstrate strong community or church or school involvement and be a continuing student
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application  
Deadline: March 18, 2021 

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Katherine B. Loker Merit Scholarship

The Katherine Bogdanovich Loker Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman student from Carson, Palos Verdes, San Pedro, Torrance, or Wilmington. Katherine Bogdanovich Loker helped fund the expansion of the Student Union and established the Loker Scholarship fund to help students reach their educational goals.
Amount: $4,000
Requirements:
  • Must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be a resident of Carson, Palos Verdes, San Pedro, Torrance, or Wilmington
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
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Kaufman Family Endowed Scholarship

The Kaufman Family Endowed Scholarship is designated for students in the Multiple Subject Student Teaching option who intend to teach in an urban school. 
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Multiple subject student teacher intending to teach in an urban school
  • 3.0 GPA in the last 60 units of undergraduate & graduate work
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Laura E. Settle Scholarship

The Laura Settle Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in the credential program at CSUDH. The student should have high academic standing to be considered for this award.
Amount: $3000
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled in the credential program
  • High academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Lawrence DeVoogd Endowed Scholarship

The Lawrence DeVoogd Endowed Scholarship is designated for students enrolled in one of the following College of Education programs: teacher education, liberal studies, teaching credential, and/or master’s degree in Education.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements: 
  • Enrolled in one of the following College of Education programs:  teacher education, liberal studies, teaching credential, and/or master’s degree in Education
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA or above
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must complete personal statement (200-250 words) articulating how students learn best
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

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Leo F & Margaret B Cain Emeritus Faculty Association Scholarship

The Leo F. & Margaret B. Cain Emeritus Faculty Association Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding CSUDH graduate or undergraduate student currently enrolled at CSUDH pursuing a degree in a public service field. Preference is given to full-time graduate students.
Amount: $2,000
Requirements:
  • Demonstrate excellent academic performance (GPA of 3.5 or greater is recommended) and career commitments to teaching or academic research, educational administration, or other types of public service.
  • Financial need will be considered.
  • Preference is given to full-time graduate students.
  • Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a former professor addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship).
  • Applicants must submit a thoughtful essay detailing their future career/college goals: Describe why a college education is important to you, as well as the personal commitment you've made to get this far in your educational journey. Explain how completing your CSUDH degree will help you transform your life and the lives of others. Describe the ways you've served your community, and how your university degree will enable you to continue to serve.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Leo F. and Margaret B. Cain Emeritus Faculty Association Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 4, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Lonnie Sims Endowed Scholarship

The Lonnie Gene Sims Memorial Scholarship is awarded to CSUDH undergraduate and graduate students majoring in STEM disciplines, who live in Compton or graduated from Compton High School.
Amount: $2,000
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or another STEM major
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be in good standing with the university
  • Must live in the city of Compton or be a graduate of Compton High School
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Lucia & Leopoldo García Scholarship

The Lucia and Leopoldo Garcia Scholarship is awarded to an incoming CSUDH freshman student from an area high school.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be incoming CSUDH freshman student from an area high school
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must complete a separate university scholarship application and submit a one-page essay describing their enthusiasm for a college education
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Male Success Alliance (MSA) Social Justice Scholars Program Scholarship

The Male Success Alliance Social Justice Scholarship is a two-year (renewable) scholarship totaling $3,000 ($1,500 / per year). 

The program will focus on college success, retention, belonging, and community service.  The ultimate goal of the program is to empower our students, especially those who are first generation and/or low-income, to achieve their dreams of a college education.  

Applicant Requirements:
  • 1st year freshman or transfer student
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units per semester (Fall and Spring)
  • If a transfer student, must have a 3.0 GPA 
To continue in the program and receive second half of scholarship payment recipients must:
  • Maintain a 3.0 semester overall grade point average 
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units per semester
  • Attend MSA sponsored events
  • Serve as a mentor/outreach adviser in the MSA SEED Program 
  • Volunteer in the K-12 Summer Literacy Program 
  • Enroll in and act as a presenter for the CSUDH MSA Holistic Development 101 Course
  • Serve as a Faculty Research Assistant during the second year
Deadline EXTENDED – Monday, October 4, 2021 @ 11:59 PM 
 




Marcie Stewart Memorial Scholarship

The Marcie Stewart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled undergraduate students majoring one of the STEM disciplines. This scholarship was created in memory of Marcie Stewart, a CSUDH alumna who majored in mathematics and taught for the department. Students are selected based on academic performance and promise.
Amount: $750
Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate STEM major
  • Have an overall college GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in Fall 2021
  • Students will be asked for letter(s) of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and a personal statement addressing a specific prompt listed in the application

Application Name: 2021-2022 Marcie Stewart Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 16, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Michael Coover Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

The Michael Coover CLinical Laboratory Science Scholarship is designated for currently enrolled undergradate students pursuing a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. 
Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 
  • Must be an undergraduate, upper division student who is working toward their degree in the Clinical Lab Sciences program and is not participating in the clinical internship program. 
  • Must have a GPA greater than 3.0 and have completed minimum 8 units of upper division coursework in the major. 
  • Preferably, demonstrated financial need. 
Application Name: TBD 
Opens: TBD 
Deadline: TBD 



Michael N. O'Hara Scholarship

The Michael N. O'Hara Scholarship is designated for students majoring in political science. 
Award Amount: Varies 
Requirements: 
  • Must be a currently enrolled student with a declared major in Political Science 
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
Application Name: Political Science Department Michael O'Hara Scholarship Application 

Deadine: June 28, 2021 

 




Miguel Gallegos Memorial Scholarship

The Miguel Gallegos Memorial Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in College of Education program, who is working toward a bilingual (Spanish/English) certification.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
  • Student enrolled in a College of Education program working toward a bilingual (Spanish/English) certification (preference given to initial certification)
  • 3.5 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


MSW Founders Scholarship

The MSW Founders Scholarship is designated for current students in the Master of Social Work program at CSUDH. 
Amount: $300 
Requirements: 
  • Current, non-graduating MSW student
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • ​Submit an 750-850 word essay that addresses the following:
    • Through a Critical Race Theory lens, provide your definition of social justice and discuss how it has impacted your personal life and is informing your career as a social worker. Student’s personal and professional responsibilities that contribute to financial need
  • Submit unofficial transcripts
Application Name: MSW Founders Scholarship Application 

Deadline: August 1, 2021 


Naomi Byers Scholarship

The Naomi Byers Scholarship is designated for a student enrolled in the Teacher Education division at CSUDH. The recipient should be pursuing a single subject teaching credential in Mathematics, Life Sciences or Physical Science.
Amount: Varies, up to $1500
Requirements: 
  • Enrollment in Teacher Education Division
  • Student teaching at LAUSD secondary school
  • Preparing for senior subject teaching credential in Mathematics, Life Sciences, or Physical Science
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Osher Scholarship for CA Community College Transfer Students

The Osher Scholarship Program for CA Community College Transfer Students is awarded to students who transfer from a California Community College
Amount: $2,500 for full time students (pro-rated for part time enrollment)
Requirements: 
  • Transferring from a California Community College with at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units
  • Show academic promise and commitment to complete a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Pamela D. Emerson Environmental and Social Justice Scholarship

Pamela D. Emerson distinguished herself in a long and noteworthy career at the California Coastal Commission. Pamela was a major force in protecting the Ballona Lagoon and Venice Canals. She consistently fought to protect coastal access for the public and helped to steer projects on the coastline to best protect the environment and serve the public’s best interests. She was also committed to social justice and was an active member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during her college years. Pam supported various environmental and social justice groups and projects. The establishment of the Pamela D. Emerson Environmental and Social Justice Scholarship honors the spirit of her commitment and will support future generations of Dominguez Hills students.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be a History major or minor in good standing (2.0 GPA).
  • Applicants must submit an essay analyzing environmental/social justice issues in any historical context.
Application Name: History Department Pamela Emerson Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 23, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Peace Scholarships

The Peace Scholarship is designated for outstanding international students. The scholarship aims to promote international education through scholarships which recognize outstanding international students (international student with a F-1, J-1 or similar visa).
Amount: Minimum award $500
Requirements:
  • One award annually
  • Recipients will be selected based on student merit and need
Application Name: College of Extended Education and International Studies Scholarship Application
Opens: July 14, 2021 
Deadline: July 29, 2021 





Philip Johnson Scholarship

Annual scholarship awarded to an upperclassmen majoring in Physics who has demonstrated potential for academic excellence based on past academic performance.
Award Amount: $1,000
Requirements: 
  • Must be a currently enrolled student majoring in Physics 
  • Must have Junior or Senior academic standing 
  • Must be enrolled full-time 
Application Name: Physics Department Scholarship Application 

Deadline: June 28, 2021 

 


Pilar Hoyos Scholarship

The Pilar Hoyos Scholarship is designated for students who demonstrate scholastic excellence, financial need, and outstanding service to CSUDH and the local community. 
Amount: Varies 
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time sophomore, junior or senior and have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or greater. 
  • Students must exhibit financial need. 
  • Preference will be given to those students who are participating in one of the CSUDH Student Support Services programs or in Women & Philanthropy 
Application Name: Pilar Hoyos Scholarship Application 
Opens: Currently Closed 
Deadline: May 31, 2021 





Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholars Program is the Premier Scholarship Program at CSUDH. This prestigious program recognizes excellence by providing outstanding students from our community greater opportunities to further their education and fulfill their potential. The scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence, community and campus involvement, and strong leadership qualities. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to first-year students for four years, and to transfer students for two years.
 
Benefits include:
  • Full in-state fees for up to four years of study for first-year students and up to two years for transfer students
  • Annual book allowance and parking permit (fall and spring semesters)
  • Laptop computer and software
  • $500 annual University Housing discount
  • Recognition at commencement as a Presidential Scholar
  • Spring recognition reception with President Parham
  • Lunch with President Parham during the fall and spring semesters
  • Priority registration
  • Participation in the CA Promise, Finish in Four, Through in Two Program
Requirements:
  • Minimum weighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5
  • Documentation demonstrating vigorous community service
  • Documentation highlighting leadership roles
  • All First Time Freshmen applicants must graduate from a California High School
  • All Transfer applicants must transfer directly from a California Community College
  • Applicants must be admitted to CSUDH to apply
How to Apply:
  • Write an essay that addresses your reasons for applying to CSUDH and the Presidential Scholarship Program. Include information about how CSUDH will help you achieve your educational and career goals, and how you plan to contribute to the CSUDH community of talented and diverse students and scholars and your local community. The essay should not exceed 600 words.
  • Prepare a document that lists your awards and honors, school/college-related activities, community service, work experience, leadership, and other notable achievements.
  • You will need the email address of at least one faculty member, counselor, employer, or mentor to request at least one letter of recommendation. Please request the letter from someone that knows you well and can attest to your academic, leadership, and community endeavors.
  • After initial screening of applications, selected students will be invited to attend an interview in March and April with the Presidential Scholars Selection Committee.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Presidential Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 25, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 
 
*As a Presidential Scholarship recipient, you are receiving the most prestigious award offered to any newly admitted undergraduate student at CSUDH and therefore are not eligible to receive the following scholarships: Katherine B. Loker Scholarship, Honors Scholarship, CSU Future Scholars Scholarship, James and Jocelyn Lyons Scholarship, Lucia and Leopoldo García Scholarship, Osher Transfer Student Scholarship, Vic and Curly, and  Crankstart Scholarship for Community College Transfer Students.
 


René Romero Memorial Scholarship

The Rene Romero Memorial Scholarship is designated for undergraduate students majoring in Audio Recording. Rene Romero was a CSUDH student and devoted campus leader who was majoring in digital media arts and audio recording. An endowment in his name has been established to fund this scholarship for CSUDH students.
Amount: $1,000
Requirements:
  • Must be an undergraduate student majoring in Audio Recording
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Application includes a personal statement of 500 words or less, describing the student's future career/college/personal goals, why a college education is important, and how their degree will transform their life and community
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Ritz International Scholarship

The Ritz International Scholarship is designated for an undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Art & Design at CSUDH.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be majoring in Art, with concentration in Art History, Design, or Studio Art
  • Must be an undergraduate student
Application Name: Art & Design Department - Ritz International Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 30, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Robert DeVries Scholarship

The Robert DeVries Scholarship is designated for a student pursuing a multiple or single subject teaching credential completing student teaching. This scholarship is for students who are making education a second career.
Amount: Varies, up to $500
Requirements:  
  • Multiple or single subject student teacher
  • Making education a second career
  • High academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Robert Sprague Foundation Scholarship for STEM Majors

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation Scholarship for STEM Majors is awarded to students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related fields.
Amount: two $5,000 scholarships
Requirements:
  • Must be Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related majors
Application Name: Robert Sprague Foundation Scholarship for STEM Majors Application
Deadline: March 1, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


School of Nursing- Joyce Lee Harper Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Joyce Lee Harper was a wife, mother, grandmother and life-long friend.  A giver by nature, Joyce was always willing to extend a helping hand to anyone in need.  She never hesitated when someone needed help.  In April 2000, Joyce Lee Harper was diagnosed with advanced stages of ovarian cancer.  During her battle with cancer, Joyce still found the energy to give to others.  Joyce battled cancer with courage and dignity.  On August 23, 2004 Joyce Lee Harper lost her 4 1/2 year battle with ovarian cancer.  Because there were many wonderful nurses who provided great care to Joyce in the hospital, at medical visits, and during the time she was in hospice care, this scholarship is intended to honor Joyce's life and make a difference in the lives of women and men who are fighting cancer and the nurses who provide excellent care to them.  The love, joy, and generosity Joyce extended to other will always be remembered. Contact for further information: Dr. Hernani L. Ledesma Jr. (hledesma@csudh.edu)
Amount: Recognition certificate and $500 award
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program at CSUDH
  • Priority will be given to students whose nursing care experiences have focused in oncology and/or hospice/end-of-life care.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Graduating in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Joyce Lee Harper Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 12, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 
 


School of Nursing- Ledesma Family Community Service Scholarship

The scholarship will be given in honor of the Ledesma Family. Hernani (Sr.) and Jesusa Ledesma have been involved in community service for many years and extended that to their children Reynan and Hernani (Jr.). Starting during their sons' high school days, the parents encouraged both of them to look beyond their own lives and serve underserved and underrepresented populations. When graduating high school, both were honored with Christian Service Volunteer of the Year Awards: Reynan in 1985 and Hernani (Jr.) in 1988. Dr. Hernani L. Ledesma Jr. is an Assistant Professor at CSUDH in the School of Nursing and is still engaged in community service. This award is to honor those parents who planted the seed of service in the hearts of Dr. Ledesma and his brother. The recipient of this award will exemplify that type of service, looking to serve those underserved and/or underrepresented. Contact for further information: Dr. Hernani L. Ledesma Jr. (hledesma@csudh.edu)
Amount: Recognition certificate and $500 award
Requirements: 
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program at CSUDH
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Evidence of services and active contributions to the community
  • Be graduating in Spring, Summer, or Fall 2021
Application Name: 2021-2022 Ledesma Family Community Service Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 12, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Stanley Prep CSUDH International Endowed Scholarship

The Stanley Prep CSUDH International Endowed Scholarship is designated for a student within the College of Education who is participating in a study abroad program in South Korea, or for an international student pursuing a degree or certificate in education.
Amount: Varies, up to $1000
Requirements:
  • Student in College of Education participating in a study program abroad in South Korea, or an international student pursuing degree or certificate in Education
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Personal statement (up to 500 words) articulating how scholarship will help them achieve their goals
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Sustainable Health Empowerment Healthcare Scholarship

The Sustainable Health Empowerment Healthcare Scholarship is granted to students who fulfill the requirements of the award. 
Award Amount: $1,000 
Requirements: 
  • Must be an economically disadvantaged student 
  • Must be enrolled in a healthcare pathway major 



Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship

The Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship is awarded annually to a CSUDH student who is majoring in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:

  • Must be majoring in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
  • Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application Name: Takeshi Katsumata Scholarships Application
Deadline: March 15, 2021   

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Teaching Credential with Added Authorization in Computer Science Scholarship

The Teaching Credential with Added Authorization in Computer Science Scholarship is designated for a student pursuing their preliminary teaching credential and an added authorization in computer science. 
Amount: Full payment of CSUDH mandatory registration fees
Requirements:
  • Must be a student pursuing their preliminary teaching credential and an added authorization in computer science
  • Must have, or be in a process of completing, a computer science undergraduate degree
Application Name: 2021-2022 College of Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 7, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Theatre Arts and Dance - Stew Christie Memorial Scholarship

As the Technical Director of the University Theatre, Stew Christie was an authority on every area of technical theatre, which included lighting, sound and scenic design, supervision of shop construction of sets and costumes, and maintenance of the machinery, tools and production equipment of the facility. This scholarship is granted to a student who has shown similar excellence in technical skills, either as a stage manager, lighting or sound operator, costumer, or set construction.
Amount: $500  
Requirements:
  • Must have declared a major in Theatre Arts and are pursuing training in technical theatre
  • Must have taken an active role in Theatre and/or Dance Activities
  • Must have been recognized by the faculty, scenic/costume/lighting/sound designers, and technical staff as a skilled student excelling in technical theatre
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to technical theatre in Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Provide an example of positive leadership, strong work ethic, and incomparable dedication
  • Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Must be enrolled full-time (Fall and Spring) in the Theatre and Dance Option in a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
Application Name: 2021-2022 Theatre Scholarships Application 
Deadline: April 26, 2021 

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 
 


Theatre Arts Brenda Arrieta Killian Scholarship

The Brenda Arrieta Killian Scholarship was established in May of 2009 in memory of alumnus Brenda Arietta Killian. Although she was unfocused as an 18-year old entering college, she came into her own when she got involved in theatre. came from the surround­ing community and grew to love the idea of sharing her passion with the community that shaped her. The scholarship is awarded to a student who is committed to theatre.
Amount: $500
Requirements:

  • Must be passionate about the arts and maintain an awareness of the relationship between theatre and the community it serves.
  • Must be a current full-time student who will be enrolled full-time (Fall and Spring) in the Theatre Major: with sophomore, junior, or senior standing in the upcoming school year.

Application Name: 2021-2022 Theatre Scholarships Application 
Deadline: April 26, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 




Theatre Arts Charlotte Gibson Scholarship

The Charlotte Gibson Scholarship was established for students who are an exceptional student in Theatre Arts. The scholarship is for all-around theatrical and academic excellence. Recipients should be junior majors entering into their senior year.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be a Junior standing student in the Theatre Arts major entering into their senior year in the 2021-2022 school year
  • Must have demonstrated a commitment to all aspects of Theatre including performance and production
  • Must provide an example of positive leadership, strong work ethic, and incomparable dedication
Application Name: 2021-2022 Theatre Scholarship Application 
Deadline: April 26, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Theatre Arts Peter Rodney Scholarship

Reflecting Dr. Peter Rodney’s belief that theatre developed the “whole person,” this scholarship is presented to the student(s) who combines academic excellence and production expertise with a positive outlook that adds to the culture of the department.
Amount: $500
Requirements:
  • Must be a Theatre Arts major entering into their sophomore, junior or senior year
  • Demonstrated a commitment to all aspects of Theatre including performance and production.
  • Must be enrolled full-time (fall and spring)
  • Must provide an example of positive leadership, strong work ethic, and incomparable dedication.
  • Shows academic excellence and must have a 3.0 GPA.
Application Name: 2021-2022 Theatre Scholarships Application 
Deadline: April 26, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Vic & Curly Scholarship

The Vic and Curly Scholarship is designated for a student entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman
  • Academically qualified
  • Demonstrated financial need
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


William L. Armacost Scholarship

The William Armacost Memorial Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled undergraduate Mathematics majors (any option). Professor William Armacost was an outstanding teacher in the CSUDH Department of Mathematics for more than thirty years.
Amount: $750
Requirements:
  • Must have completed at least two semesters of calculus and MAT 271 or equivalent
  • Must have completed at CSUDH at least three of the following courses: MAT 191, 193, 211, 213, 271, 281, 311, 321, 331, 333
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in Fall 2021
  • Students will be asked for letter(s) of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and a personal statement addressing a specific prompt listed in the application
Application Name: 2021-2022 William Armacost Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 16, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed  


Winston Russell Hewitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Art

This Scholarship is awarded in memory of Winston Russell Hewitt to students studying art. The scholarship is only open to Junior and Senior students studying Art who have a strong background in painting applications. Students must submit an artistic portfolio as part of the application process. Paintings can include illustration, drawings and paintings in any medium (including digital illustration) and can be applied to either two-dimensional or three-dimensional works of art.
Amount: Three awards of $2,500
Requirements:
  • Must be a Junior or Senior student studying Art at CSUDH
  • Must demonstrate artistic talent in painting, have a desire to work as a professional artist
  • Must be in good academic/civic standing with the university
  • Must attend and participate in any and all activities that promote the scholarship
Application Name: Art & Design Department - The Winston Russell Hewitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Art Application
Deadline: April 30, 2021

Application now closed - Deadine Passed 


Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Scholarship

The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Scholarship is awarded to a full-time CSUDH student majoring in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, Labor Studies, Economics, or Political Science.
Amount: Varies
Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CSUDH
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be majoring in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, Labor Studies, Economics, or Political Science
  • Must be a resident of the Los Angeles County
  • Demonstrate community involvement related to improving opportunities for children, encouraging economic development, or improving transportation in Los Angeles
Application Name: 2021-2022 University Scholarship Application 
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Application now closed - Deadine Passed