Osher and Crankstart Reentry Scholarship

PACE is pleased to offer a scholarship endowed by the Bernard Osher Foundation and the Crankstart Foundation. This scholarship opportunity will be available to PACE students who meet the criteria listed below and fill out an application. Scholarships applications are available year round on a rolling deadline basis. The Osher Reentry Scholarship can only be used towards tuition costs and will be distributed directly to the Cashier's Office.

Please note: If you have recieved the Osher Reentry Scholarship at Cal State East Bay before, and would like to be considered again for awarding in a different academic year than you were initially awarded, please email shannon.coskran@csueastbay.edu for a Previous Recipient Osher Reentry Scholarship Application. 

Eligibility Requirements 

An applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to be considered:

  • Have begun coursework in PACE at Cal State East Bay
  • Have experienced a cummulative gap in their education of 5 years or more
  • Undergraduate student pursuing their first bachelor's degree
  • Anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation 
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Enrolled in at least 8 units per quarter 
  • Demonstrated academic promise and commitment to obtaining their degree 


Osher Application 2017-2018

Application Review

Application for Fall 2017 are due August 16th.

Applications for Winter 2018 are due Novemeber 11th.  

Applications for Spring and Summer 2018 are due February 15th. 

Be sure to have all materials submitted for your application for priority consideration by the review date listed above. 

Questions: Please contact the PACE Coordinator, Shannon Coskran, shannon.coskran@csueastbay.edu, (510) 885-7223

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