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University Scholarships

Scholarship programs available exclusively to CSUDH students.

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Leo F. and Margaret B. Cain-Emeritus Faculty Association Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to an outstanding CSUDH undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at CSUDH pursuing a degree in a public service field.
Amount$1,000 - $2,500
RequirementsDemonstrate excellent academic performance and career commitments to teaching or academic research, educational administration, or other types of public service. Preference is given to full-time graduate students
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application. Applicants must submit the following with their scholarship application: Transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and personal statement. All documents must be submitted to the CSUDH Emeritus Faculty Association, Office of the President, WH 450 Cain Scholarship Committee, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747.
DeadlineMarch 14, 2013

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Dr. Lois W. Chi-Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to currently enrolled CSUDH undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or 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
RequirementsMinimum of 3.0 GPA. Need for financial assistance. Must be pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or related natural science field.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application. Applicants must submit the following with their scholarship application: Transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and personal statement. All documents must be submitted to the CSUDH Chi Scholarship Committee, Office of the President, WH 450 Chi Scholarship Committee, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747.
DeadlineMarch 14, 2013

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CSU Future Scholars

Description30 renewable scholarships awarded to entering disadvantaged freshman or transfer students.
Amount$1,000
Requirements• Must be a full-time CSUDH student during award year.
• Entering freshman or transfer student from an economically, educationally and/or environmentally disadvantaged background.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted by January 17, 2013

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Claudia Hampton Endowed Scholarship

DescriptionRenewable scholarship, awarded to first-time CSUDH freshman graduating from a California high school.
Amount$4,000
RequirementsMust be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman, a graduate from a California high school, eligible for financial aid, and must demonstrate enthusiasm for a university education. In addition to completing the separate application, eligible students must submit on a separate sheet that answers the following two questions in an essay, not to exceed 500 words:
1. What are your career and educational plans for the future?
2. How will this scholarship help you fund your education?
How To ApplyStudents must download and complete a separate scholarship application, answer essay questions, and conduct an interview with the Scholarship Board.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2013

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James and Jocelyn Lyons Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to entering first-time freshman.
AmountVaries
Requirements• Must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman,
• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
• Demonstrate enthusiasm for a university education.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSDH by January 17, 2013

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CSUDH Faculty & Staff Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to full-time CSUDH undergraduate, credential or graduate students.
AmountVaries
Requirements• Must be enrolled as a full-time CSUDH student, credential student with 12 units, or graduate student with 8 units.
• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
• Demonstrate school and community involvement.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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Vic and Curly Scholarship

DescriptionOne scholarship awarded to an academically qualified, first-time freshman who demonstrates financial need.
AmountVaries
Requirements• Must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman.
• Academically qualified.
• Demonstrate financial need.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to a full-time CSUDH student majoring in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, Labor Studies, Economics or Political Science.
AmountVaries
Requirements• Must be enrolled as a full-time student enrolled at CSUDH.
• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
• Majoring in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, Labor Studies, Economics or Political Science.
• Resident of the County of Los Angeles.
• Demonstrate community involvement related to improving opportunities for children, encouraging economic development, or improving transportation in LA.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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Anne Peters Memorial Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded every Spring semester to students pursuing studies in Sociology, Labor Studies or Interdisciplinary Studies.
Amount$700 - $1000
RequirementsMust be a Sociology major or minor, Labor Studies student, or Interdisciplinary Studies major.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application, available on the 5th week of Spring semester in the CSUDH Sociology Department, SBS B-334.
DeadlineContact Dr. Clare Weber at (310) 243-3431 for deadline.

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Graduate Equity Fellowships

DescriptionAwarded by the CSUDH Graduate Studies Office to graduate students with strong academic records and financial need; renewable for two years.
AmountUp to $5,600
RequirementsMust be accepted into a CSUDH graduate program, have a faculty sponsor, and commit to a research project.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application, available in the Graduate Studies Office, Welch Hall room 440.
DeadlineContact the Graduate Studies Offices at (310) 243-3693 for deadline.

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Jack Kilfoil Scholarship in History

DescriptionAwarded to current and incoming new CSUDH students majoring in History.
AmountUp to $1,500
RequirementsMust be a current CSUDH student majoring in History, or community college or high school student entering CSUDH to pursue a major in History.
How To ApplyStudents must submit the following to:
Dr. Jim Jeffers
Jack Kilfoil Memorial Scholarship Committee
History Department, LaCorte Hall A-342, CSUDH
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747:

• A completed application [PDF]
• Two references
• A sample of applicant's historical writing.
• Transcripts (non-official accepted).
• A personal statement
DeadlineMarch 21, 2013

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Jamina O. Barnes Memorial Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded by the CSUDH Alumni Association to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student.
AmountStarts at $500
Requirements• Must be enrolled full-time at CSUDH during the Spring 2013 semester.
• Must have earned at least 12 undergraduate units or 8 graduate units.
• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application.
DeadlineMarch 15, 2013

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Jubilee Choir Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to a full-time CSUDH student majoring in music with a specialty in voice.
AmountVaries
RequirementsMust be a full-time CSUDH student majoring in music with a specialty in voice.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application. Contact the Music Department located in La Corte Hall room E-303 or call (310) 243-3543 for more information.
DeadlineCall the Music Department at (310) 243-3543 for deadline.

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Miriam Matthews African American Visions Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded each year to returning CSUDH students of African descent..
Amount$500 - $1,000
Requirements• Must be a junior or senior returning CSUDH student.
• Demonstrate scholastic excellence, financial need, and outstanding service to CSUDH and the local community.
• Minimum of 2.7 GPA.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application available here [PDF].
DeadlineTBA

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Music Department Scholarships

DescriptionA wide range of scholarships awarded to students who excel in music performance.
AmountVaries
RequirementsLouis Bell Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to musical performers.
Mary L. & Frederick C. Peters Memorial Scholarship:Awarded to orchestral musicians.
Panosian Grant: Up to $1,400 awarded to outstanding performers of orchestral instruments.
Mu Phi Epsilon Scholarships: Awarded to members of CSUDH's Honorary Music Fraternity.
Marshall Bialosky Endowment Scholarship: Please contact the Music Department for more information.
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences:Please contact the Music Department for more information.
How To ApplyPlease contact the Music Department, located in La Corte Hall room E-303, at (310) 243-3543 for more information.
DeadlinePlease contact the Music Department, located in La Corte Hall room E-303, at (310) 243-3543 for more information.

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College of Business And Public Policy Scholarships

DescriptionA wide range of scholarships awarded to CSUDH undergraduate and graduates students pursuing degrees in the fields of Business Administration, Public Administration and Criminal Justice Administration.
Amount$250 to $1,000
RequirementsStudents must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Criminal Justice Administration at CSUDH.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application here available at cbapp.csudh.edu/Scholarships.htm.
DeadlineTBD at the beginning of the Spring 2013 semester

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Deborah Sears Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to community.
Amount$500
Requirements• Full-time CSUDH continuing undergraduate student.
• Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
• Demonstrate community service and/or CSUDH school involvement.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application, as well as submitting the following:
• One letter of recommendation
• Statement of community service and/or CSUDH school involvement
• Copy of unofficial transcript
• 1000-word personal statement
DeadlineApril 4, 2013

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California State University, Dominguez Hills Alumni Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to a full-time undergraduate and graduate
Amount$2,000
RequirementsMust be enrolled full-time during the Spring 2013 semester to apply for the scholarship. Must be enrolled full-time Fall 2013 semester to receive the scholarship. Must have earned at least 12 undergraduate units or 8 graduate units. Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application.
DeadlineMarch 14, 2013

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Math Department Scholarships

DescriptionWilliam Armacost Memorial Scholarship, Marcie Stewart Memorial Scholarship
Amount$750 each award
RequirementsStudents must be currently enrolled undergraduate Mathematics majors (any option). Additional requirements apply to each scholarship.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application for each scholarship. Applications and the current announcement with complete requirements are available at CSUDH.EDU/Math.
DeadlineTBD

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Carol Tubbs Dance Scholarship

RequirementsThis scholarship was established for students who: Have declared a major in Theatre Arts with a Dance Option; have taken an active role in Dance Program Activities; 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; have demonstrated commitment to the Dance Program and Dance Productions, provide an example of positive leadership; strong work ethic, and incomparable dedication. All students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to be considered. This application is for all students who will be enrolled full-time in the Dance Option in a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing in the 2012-2013 school year.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application available at http://www.cla.csudh.edu/danceawards.htm.
DeadlineMay 1, 2013

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Mark Steven Sankey Memorial Scholarship

RequirementsUndergraduate at CSUDH with Junior or Senior standing; demonstrated financial need; minimum 3.0 GPA; open to all majors.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineJanuary 17, 2013

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Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Foster Youth Scholarship

RequirementsCurrent foster youth living in Los Angeles County; must be entering CSUDH as a first-time freshman, eligible for financial aid; minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5.
How To ApplyStudents must complete a separate application, submit a copy of a document that indicates you are a foster youth residing in the Los Angeles County and attach an essay (200 words maximum) explaining how this scholarship would help your educational and career goals and how you plan to contribute back to society after you graduate from CSUDH.

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School of Education

DescriptionA wide range of scholarships are awarded to students in the School of Education at CSUDH. For more information on available scholarship, opportunities call the School of Education Student Services Center at (310) 243-3525 or visit www.csudh.edu/cps/soe/resources-financial-aid-scholarships.shtml.

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Nursing Scholarships

DescriptionA wide range of scholarships are awarded to students in the School of Nursing at CSUDH. For more information on available scholarship opportunities in Nursing, please visit the School of Nursing website at CSUDH.EDU/hhs/don.

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Sigma Pi Robert Hashimoto Memorial Scholarship

DescriptionAwarded to CSUDH students who have shown leadership on campus and within the community.
Amount$500 - $700
RequirementsMust be currently enrolled at CSUDH and in good academic standing.
How To ApplyContact Dave Parikh at dave@dhsigmapi.com for an application. Applicants must also submit official transcripts and one letter of recommendation.
DeadlinePostmarked by April 11, 2013

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Breedlove Family Scholarship

DescriptionThis scholarship was established in 2004 by the Breedlove Family as a way of supporting the education of deserving students. The Breedlove Family has a long legacy that values and supports academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic standing and in a specific discipline.
AmountVaries
Requirements• Must be enrolled at CSUDH and in good academic standing.
• Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher.
• Must be under the age of 25
• Enrolled in at least 6 units.
• Majoring in Africana Studies, Public Administration, Human Services or Business Administration.
How To ApplyNo separate application required.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 18, 2013

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British Petroleum Scholarship

DescriptionFive scholarships are awarded annually to high school graduates and community college transfer students.
Amount$2,000
Requirements3.0 GPA and majoring in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Business Administration or Environmental Studies. Students must be residents of Carson, Long Beach, or Wilmington, CA. All recipients must be full-time students (12 units).
How To ApplySubmit University Scholarship Application and personal statement.
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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School of Education

DescriptionA wide range of scholarships are awarded to students in the School of Education at CSUDH. For more information on available scholarship opportunities call the School of Education Student Services Center at (310) 243-3525 or visit  CSUDH.EDU/Scholarships.

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Tri-Carson Scholarship

Amount$1,000
Requirements• Junior or Senior Standing
• Student in the Division of Kinesiology and Recreation
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Demonstrated Financial Need
How To ApplyNo Separate Application Required
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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Shell Oil Co. Scholarship

Amount$1,500
Requirements• Student must be a resident of Carson, Long Beach, San Pedro or Wilmington
• Minimum GPA 3.0
How To ApplyNo separate application required
DeadlineMust be admitted to CSUDH by January 17, 2013

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Leonard Moite Memorial Scholarship

DescriptionSupports a student majoring in Economics or pursuing a concentration in Economics
Amount$500
Requirements• Students majoring in or pursing a concentration in Finance or Economics
• Enrollment in at least two Finance or two Economics classes in the semester applied
• Junior or Senior standing
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Committed to attaining a Master’s Degree, Doctorate or Professional Degree
How To Apply• One copy of CSUDH unofficial transcript
• 500 word double spaced personal statement
• One letter of recommendation from finance or economics faculty member
DeadlineMarch 14, 2013

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