Premier Scholarships

Our university's most prestigious full-fee scholarships, and more.

Presidential and Premier Scholarship Competition

Presidential and Premier Scholarship candidates and their parents will be invited to attend a special on-campus event on March 22, 2014, to meet and interview with faculty and staff, complete an essay, and learn about scholarship opportunities.

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Presidential Scholarship

DescriptionCSUDH's most prestigious scholarship covering full fees -- four years for newly admitted freshman and two years for transfer students for the upcoming fall semester.
RequirementsHigh School Graduates:
 • Minimum of 3.5 GPA,
 • Minimum 1000 SAT I* or 25 ACT.
Transfer Students:
 • 3.4 GPA and 44 transferable units.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application (click here to download) and submit a résumé that highlights awards and honors, school related activities, community related activities, work experience and other notable achievements. Eligible students will be selected to attend an on-campus event on March 22, 2014, where they will write an essay and participate in interviews with faculty, staff and current scholars.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2014

Katherine Bogdanovich Loker Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded annually to a newly admitted for the fall semester first-time freshman; renewable up to four years.
Amount$4,000
Requirements• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
• Must be a resident of Carson, Palos Verdes, San Pedro, Torrance or Wilmington, CA.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application (click here to download) and submit a résumé that highlights awards and honors, school related activities, community related activities, work experience and other notable achievements. Eligible students will be selected to attend an on-campus event on March 22, 2014, where they will write an essay and participate in interviews with faculty, staff and current scholars.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2014

Honors Scholarship

DescriptionThis scholarship is renewable for four years for newly admitted freshman and two years for newly admitted transfer students for the upcoming fall semester.
Amount$2,500 - $3,000
RequirementsHigh School Graduates:  
 • Minimum of 3.4 GPA,
 • Minimum 1000 SAT I* or 25 ACT.
Transfer Students:
 • 3.2 GPA.
 • Must meet all general education requirements.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application (click here to download) and submit a résumé that highlights awards and honors, school related activities, community related activities, work experience and other notable achievements. Eligible students will be selected to attend an on-campus event on March 22, 2014, where they will write an essay and participate in interviews with faculty, staff and current scholars.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2014

Osher Scholarship Program for California Community College Transfer Students

DescriptionAwarded to students who transfer from a California Community College for the upcoming fall semester.
Amount$2,500 for full time students (pro-rated for part time attendance)
Requirements• Transferring from a California Community College with at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units
• Show academic promise and commitment to complete a bachelors degree
• Demonstrated financial need
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application (click here to download) and submit a résumé that highlights awards and honors, school related activities, community related activities, work experience and other notable achievements. Eligible students will be selected to attend an on-campus event on March 22, 2014, where they will write an essay and participate in interviews with faculty, staff and current scholars.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2014
Students must complete a separate application (click here to download) and submit a résumé that highlights awards and honors, school related activities, community related activities, work experience and other notable achievements. Eligible students will be selected to attend an on-campus event on March 22, 2014, where they will write an essay and participate in interviews with faculty, staff and current scholars.