California State University Systemwide Scholarships

The CSU Systemwide Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to help students across the CSU’s 23 campuses reach their goals. The scholarships offered include the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement that recognizes students with financial need who epitomize superior academic performance, exemplary community service, and have achieved significant personal accomplishments. Through various endowed gifts and ongoing generous contributions from alumni and friends of the University, we are able to support over $700,000 in scholarships across the CSU system.

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students – OPEN YEAR ROUND!

Thirty-six (36) scholarships for $10,000 each are available for the 2016-2017 academic year. Also, scholarships remain available til the last day of the Spring quarter for the 2015-2016 academic year!

Established in 1991, the scholarship supports students who have a visual disability with preference to legally blind students. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in at least 6.1 units per term. The CSU will continue to accept applications year-round. Previous scholarship recipients may reapply.

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Schoettler Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Schoettler Confirmation of Visual Disability (pdf)

CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement - CLOSED

The CSU Trustees’ Awards for Outstanding Achievement recognize students who have demonstrated financial need, modeled exemplary academic performance, community service and personal accomplishments. He awards are funded through earnings on the William Randolph Hearst Foundation endowment as well as annual contributions from members of the CSU Board of Trustees, CSU Foundation Board of Governors, and other donors. Each of the 23 campuses across the CSU system will have a Trustees’ Award Recipient.

Awards available this year are three named scholarships, in addition to twenty (20) scholarships each in the amount of $6,000.: The name scholarships are the Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi Scholar award for $12,000 which recognizes the highest ranked student in the Trustees’ Award review process; the Trustee Emeritus Murray L. Galinson Scholar award for $8,000 which recognizes the scholar who contributed the most service to her or his home, university, or global community; and the Trustee Emerita Claudia Hampton Scholar award for $9,000 to support a scholar who is either studying to be an educator and/or attending a university in the Los Angeles area.

The Campus President will work with the Office of Financial Aid to forward one to two nominations to the CSU Foundation, with one candidate studying in the STEM field.

CSU Trustees Award Fact Sheet 2016-2017

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Glen and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship - CLOSED

One fellowship of $1,400 is available for the 2016-17 academic year for a graduate student in the areas of public policy, American history, economics, library science, archival management, or government, in order to pursue research projects.

Dumke Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Fly Fishers Club of Orange County Marine Studies Scholarship - CLOSED

One scholarship of $1,500 is available for a student who is majoring in marine studies and has a commitment to community service in fisheries biology.

Fly Fishers Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Trustee Emerita Claudia Hampton California Academy of Math and Science Endowment - CLOSED

Four $4,000 scholarships are available for students who have graduated from the California Academy of Math and Science High School.

Hampton Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

The William & Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship - CLOSED

One scholarship of $10,000 is available for the 2015–2016 academic year for a student in a post-baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts and will cover tuition, campus fees and a stipend.

Lahey Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Richard Leffingwell Scholarship - CLOSED

Two scholarships of $3,000 are available for students pursuing a course of study in Business and Economics and who have demonstrated an interest in public services. Preference will be given to military veterans.

Leffingwell Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

Wilson C. Riles Education Scholarship - CLOSED

Three $2,000 scholarships are available for students enrolled in the teacher credential program.

Riles Fact Sheet-Checklist 2016-2017 (pdf)

Applicant Information Form 2016-2017 (Fillable) (pdf)

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