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The Financial Aid Office is proud to announce the availability of 5 CSU Systemwide Scholarships during the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications must be received by  the Financial Aid Office no later than March 28, 2014. Faxed applications are not accepted.

Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

Amount: $1,300
Deadline: March 28, 2014

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 in the State of California. The winning scholar is expected to pursue research projects within special CSU library/archival collections.

Criteria

  • ­Applicants must be in good standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants must be a CSU graduate student in the areas of public policy, American history, economics, archival management, or government during the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • The award must be used 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 www.calstate.edu/gradprograms/libraries.shtml

Application Process:

All applications submitted to the Financial Aid Office must include the following

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship

Amount: $6,500
Deadline: March 28, 2014

The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991. After Mr. Schoettler's death in 2001, the California State University received a $4.8 million bequest from his estate to expand the existing financial aid program for visually impaired students to all CSU campuses.

Criteria:

  • Applicants must currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Applicants must 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 during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Applicants must have a visual disability and provide verification from a medical health professional which includes the best corrected vision acuity notations.
     

Application Process:

All applications submitted to the Financial Aid Office must include the following

Fly Fisher's Club of Orange County Marine Studies Scholarship

Amount: $1500
Deadline: March 28, 2014

The Fly Fishers Club of Orange County was founded in 1966 to further the sport of Fly Fishing. In addition to being a way to meet others who enjoy the sport, there were three goals in mind when the club was founded:

• Educating the public,

• Conserving the fisheries, and

• Contributing resources to make fly fishing enjoyable and available to all who are interested.

Criteria:

  • Student must be in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 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 or graduate student in Marine Studies and must remain a CSU full-time equivalent student during the 2014- 2015 academic year.
  • Applicants must have a commitment to community service in the fisheries biology field
  • Applicants must send the club email updates at the end of each semester.

Application Process

All applications submitted to the Financial Aid Office must include the following

CSU Trustee's Scholarship

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 28, 2014

The CSU Trustee's Scholarship award recognizes students who have overcome adversity, demonstrate 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 selection committee is designated the Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi Scholar and will receive a $10,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

  • Student must demonstrate superior academic performance with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 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 and must remain a CSU full-time equivalent student during the 2014- 2015 academic year.


Application Process

All applications submitted to the Financial Aid Office must include the following

  • Scholarship Applicant Information Form (Fillable PDF Version) OR click Scholarship Application Information Form (click link to access Accessible PDF Version)
  •  A current Official College Transcript including all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed
  • A brief Personal Statement describing the student’s
    • Personal background
    • challenges encountered
    • personal achievements
    • educational pursuits
    • community service, which should reflect a commitment to education and to the community
    • goals and aspirations for the future.
  • Two letters of reference from individuals, such as teachers/professors, counselors, or community leaders, who can attest to the candidate's meritorious performance and personal strengths and assess the nominee’s potential for success. One of the letters of reference must be from an academic instructor.

The Financial Aid Office will review all CSU Trustee's Scholarship Application received to ensure that they meet all requirements and, in consultation with the campus President, will select and forward one to two nominations to the CSU Foundation.